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 […]

White Water Rafting Costa Rica

rafting costa rica

White water rafting in Costa Rica is the perfect way to combine thrilling adventure with beautiful landscape views. Imagine this, a peaceful float down a blue river. On both riverbanks, you can see dense tropical tree coverage. Overhead, exotic birds are chirping and monkeys are howling. All of a sudden, your guide tells your group […]

Costa Rica Chocolate Tours – A Fun Activity for All Ages

cacao costa rica

Have you ever eaten fresh chocolate which was created from cacao beans right in front of you? On a Costa Rica chocolate tour you can experience this first hand. It’s the perfect activity for all ages. We tend to think of chocolate as a sweet and unhealthy treat, but cacao in its most natural form has […]

Snorkeling Costa Rica – A Fun Activity for All Ages

snorkel costa rica

With lengthy coastlines on both the Pacific and Caribbean coast, snorkeling in Costa Rica is the perfect activity. It is possible to experience coral reefs, dolphins, tropical schools of fish, whales, sea turtles, reef sharks, rays, octopus, and more! I always recommend snorkeling for families because it is something that people of every age can […]

Golfing in Costa Rica – The Six Best Places to Play

golf costa rica

Most people associate Costa Rica with pristine beaches and lush jungle, but it is also home to many amazing golf courses.  The warm weather, blue skies, exotic backdrops, and well-maintained courses make golfing in Costa Rica something that should be on every golfer’s bucket list.  Golfing is not an overly popular sport in Costa Rica, […]

Butterflies in Costa Rica – The Best Places to See Them

butterfly garden

Butterflies in Costa Rica can be found all over the country. In fact, Costa Rica is home to 18% of the world’s butterfly species. Yeap, there are thousands of different butterfly species flying around here. How cool is that?!? Although the country is home to tons of varieties of butterflies, the most popular butterfly is […]

Costa Rica Surfing – Top Spots & Tips

costa rica surfing

Costa Rica is a great place to visit for tons of different adventure activities, and that includes surfing. Surfing in Costa Rica is possible on both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts for all skill levels. If you are a more experienced surfer, have no fear, Costa Rica has several world-class surfing beaches. If you are […]

Yoga in Costa Rica – Plan Your Retreat

yoga beach

If you have always wanted to participate in a yoga retreat, Costa Rica might just be the perfect place for you to book your next vacation. Yoga in Costa Rica can be done throughout the country at retreat centers, in drop in yoga classes, or even just on your own with a nice open-air ocean […]

Costa Rica Coffee – Where to Take a Plantation Tour

coffee fields

Drinking some tasty Costa Rica coffee is a must-do while visiting the country. If you would like to take your coffee enjoyment one step further, we suggest participating in a coffee plantation tour. These tours typically walk you through the entire production process from planting to exporting. Most tours are great for people of all […]

30 Things to Do in Costa Rica on a Budget

things to do costa rica

If you like action and adventure, Costa Rica will be a paradise playground for you. If adventure is not your thing, that’s OK too! There are plenty of fun budget things to do in Costa Rica for everyone. We selected these budget Costa Rica activities based on our experiences. Some of these things to do […]