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Ecotourism in Costa Rica – Plan a Sustainable Trip

Costa Rica prides itself on its environmental and sustainable values. This extends to the entire country running on almost 100% renewable energy and being home to about 5% of the world’s biodiversity despite only taking up a landmass of 1% of the earth’s surface. With tourism being the biggest income source to the country, it

Coronavirus in Costa Rica – What You Need to Know

Coronavirus in Costa Rica is an ever-evolving issue (as it is everywhere at this point), but the government has been easing restrictions and allowing foreigners from most countries to now travel for a Pura Vida filled vacation. Yeay!!! Here is all the latest…. Last Updated June 21st, 2021 We update this post about once a

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Costa Rica Highlights Itinerary in Two Weeks

Costa Rica is difficult to see in a short amount of time. There are just so many cool places to experience, but transportation between places can take longer than expected. We created this Costa Rica highlights in two weeks itinerary to give you the best overview of what Costa Rica has to offer in a

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Birds of Costa Rica – The Most Unique and Where to See Them

Did you know that there are over 800 species of birds in Costa Rica? The birds of Costa Rica are abundant, unique, and extremely photogenic 😉  Quetzals, hummingbirds, toucans, and more can be spotted by the avid birdwatcher or even the novice when lucky. We created this guide so you can discover some of the

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One Week Best of Costa Rica Itinerary

If you plan to visit Costa Rica it might be tempting to try to see as much as possible in your seven day itinerary.  However, we find that in order to actually enjoy your trip and not spend every second of your day driving, it is best to limit yourself to two Costa Rica destinations

Arenal Hot Springs – Spots for All Budgets in La Fortuna

La Fortuna, Costa Rica is the prime hot spring destination to visit during your travels. This town is located in the northern central part of the country and is often considered an adventure-lovers paradise.  However, sometimes you need to balance all that action with some hot spring soaking with views of Arenal Volcano.  From places

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Costa Rica Sunset – Best Places to Enjoy the View

Sitting on a white sand beach while listening to the waves crash to shore as the sky turns fiery orange is something that never gets old…at least in my opinion.  Costa Rica’s Pacific coast has about 630 miles (1,290 kilometers) of coastline. That means there are tons of places for you to enjoy the sunset

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Costa Rica Car Rental Scam – What to Watch Out For

We 100% believe that renting a car for your travels in Costa Rica is the absolute best way to get around. Having your own mode of transportation will allow you to: – Skip expensive day tours and do things on your own – Have the flexibility of seeing exactly what you want – Save money

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Llanos de Cortez Waterfall – Guide to Visiting

One of our absolute favorite spots in the northern Guanacaste region of Costa Rica is the Llanos de Cortez Waterfall. The waterfall is located just a short drive from the Liberia International Airport, it is affordable to visit, and you can swim under it! What more could you possibly want?!?! Features of the Llanos de