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Costa Rica Travel Destinations – Beaches Volcanoes & More!

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 The Regions of Costa Rica

The presidential constitutional republic of Costa Rica is home to some of friendliest people on the planet. They are proud to share their country with its lucky visitors. A constant problem for vacationers who wish to experience Costa Rica is the incredibly vast number of unique  Costa Rica Tourism Attractions

The full variety, Costa Rica Tourism Attractions

There is a broad range of destinations to choose from on both the Caribbean and Pacific coasts. Also in the rainforest and volcano areas. The Arenal Volcano is world-famous as being one of the most active in the world. Too, the area offers visitors countless activities to choose from during their stay. The fabulous beaches of Tamarindo, Manuel Antonio, Puerto Viejo (just to name a few) attract beach lovers, surfers and outdoor enthusiasts for their natural beauty and tropical atmosphere. Between all these gorgeous attractions, 5-star resorts and top line tours you have no choice but to just come and enjoy yourself. Also, we can help. Let us plan a custom vacation for you and your family.

Costa Rica Travel Destinations – Beaches Volcanoes & More!
La Fortuna Costa Rica Rocks

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Authentic Travel in La Fortuna, Costa Rica It’s very rewarding and nothing complicated to visit Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna natural hang outs, you know, those special authentic marvelous natural locations locals know about and visit on their off time.

Cerro Chato View

Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

  A Must See  The world-famous Arenal Volcano is an iconic volcano. Notably the classic conic shape towers above La Fortuna in the Northwest of Costa Rica. Arenal erupted in 1968 after years of being dormant. Currently, it’s one of the most visited National Parks in Costa Rica. It was dormant for hundreds of years […]

Monteverde-Quetzal

Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde Costa Rica – Enjoy The Rainforest Monteverde is one of the best destinations in Costa Rica to experience a rainforest. It is also one of the best places to see the splendid Quetzal, there beautifully colorful bird that is so hard to see. In 1951, Quakers settled in Monteverde where they established a dairy farm. […]

Poas View

The Poas Volcano in Costa Rica

One of the Largest Craters in the World Poas Volcano is one of the most popular volcanoes in Costa Rica. Mostly because of the proximity to San Jose (approximately an hour and a half). Also, the amazingly dense forest park that surrounds the two craters- making it an oasis close to the city!  Poas is […]

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Rio Celeste Costa Rica

Ethereal Beauty of the Rio Celeste Costa Rica Endowed with spectacular natural beauty and plenty of wildlife, Rio Celeste Costa Rica is off the typical tourist trail. Created in 1995, Tenorio Volcano National Park is perhaps most famous for its magnificent Rio Celeste (Blue River). A river of turquoise blue waters which winds through the […]

Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge

Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge

Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge – One of the most ecologically diverse sites in Costa Rica Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, composed of 25,100 acres (102 km2) of wetlands. It’s roughly a two-hour drive from La Fortuna and the Arenal Volcano area. Governed by the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC), and situated in the North-Central area of Costa […]

Sarapiqui River

Sarapiqui Costa Rica

Rainforest Adventures  There are several rivers flowing in all directions of the region: Rio Pacuare, Tortuguero Canal and of course the Rio Sarapiqui. Guided hikes through the rainforest, canopy tours, aerial trams and butterfly gardens await the milder explorer at heart.  Also, if you’re seeking a unique adventure vacation off the beaten path – truly the place for you! Ecolodges […]

Costa Rica Souvenirs Sarchi Oxcart

Sarchi Costa Rica – Ox Carts and Cultural Traditions

Culture Vulture in Sarchi and Naranjo Locals come from all over the country to buy fine Sarchi furniture for their homes. They decorate their yards with a traditional hand-painted oxcart. There is a wide range of working souvenir and oxcart factories. You will be spoiled for choice with arts and craftsmanship in this charming town. […]

Miravalles Volcano Cloud

Miravalles Volcano, Costa Rica

The Miravalles Volcano’s only historic eruption was a minor steam explosion in 1946. In fact, Costa Rica‘s biggest geothermal field are located in the surrounding area of Miravalles volcano. Miravalles Volcano – A sleeping Giant Miravalles has been sleeping for centuries, except for a small steam explosion in 1946. If you have an appropriate car, this trip is […]

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Tenorio Volcano Costa Rica

The Tenorio Volcano and Rio Celeste The elusive Puma, as well as various species of monkeys and other mammals, and myriads of birds, insects and spectacular flora inhabit the forest of Tenorio Volcano. The Rio Celeste, meaning Blue River, is what brings people to the area for its brilliant sky blue color thanks to a reaction […]

Bajos del toro Botos Lagoon

Bajos del Toro Costa Rica

Bajos del Toro Costa Rica – Nature Immersion! Bajos del Toro Costa Rica is in the Central Highland area next to the Juan Castro Blanco National Park. Also, located between Poas and Viejo volcanoes, only 90 minutes from San Jose. This area offers visitors a chance to explore a relatively unknown part of Costa Rica. Discover […]

San Jose Costa Rica Central Park

San Jose Costa Rica

Capital Of Costa Rica San Jose Costa Rica, the capital of the country and found in the Central Valley.  The city was founded in 1738, but not until 1823 that it was given the name after Joseph of Nazareth.  It has become a modern, cosmopolitan city and is presently home a third of the country’s entire population. […]

Rio Pacuare

Pacuare River Costa Rica

The Pacuare River offers a full day of Class III/IV rafting in some of the most beautiful scenery and countryside that Costa Rica has to offer! This full day adventure includes breakfast and lunch and transportation to and from some of Costa Rica’s major destinations. Located on the Atlantic slope of the country, the Pacuare […]

Braulio Carrillo National Park

Braulio Carrillo National Park

Braulio Carrillo National Park in Heredia, Costa Rica The protected area covers over 108,000 acres of rolling hills covered with amazingly dense vegetation and beautiful scenery. Braulio Carrillo National Park, located only about eleven miles from San Jose and includes Barva Volcan, an inactive volcano. The highest peak in the park is 9,534 feet. There […]

Irazu Volcano Costa Rica

Irazu Volcano Costa Rica

The name Irazu, derived from the language of the indigenous people and means: thunder” or “place that shakes,” which has been certainly true in the past! It is known by Costa Ricans as “Colossus” because of its 23 recorded eruptions since 1723. Irazu Volcano is now considered stable and dormant and has become the leading […]

Orosi Valley

Orosi Valley of Costa Rica

Orosi Valley – Cartago : Costa Rica’s First Capital Its striking Cathedral dating back to 1639 is a place of pilgrimage and millions of people make the arduous journey there on foot from all over the country at the beginning of every August. In Orosi, its sacred black Madonna, La Negrita, draws people all year […]

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Cerro Chirripo

Climb the highest mountain in Costa Rica Part of the Talamanca Mountain range, Cerro Chirripo is one of the most exciting tours to do in this country! Because of its altitude, the flora and fauna change drastically. During the rainy season, there is sometimes snow on the summit! On clear days, it is possible to see […]

Heredia Costa Rica Church

Heredia Costa Rica

About Heredia Costa Rica The lush province of Heredia Costa Rica is in the hills north of the Central Valley. In fact, it’s a very short distance away from San Jose. Heredia Costa Rica is known for its green volcanoes and pasture and its coffee plantations. It is home to majestic volcanoes and rainforests. Heredia is very close […]

Escazu Costa Rica

The Town of Escazu Costa Rica

The trendy suburb of Escazu Costa Rica Escazu Costa Rica has a great choice of bars and restaurants for your entertainment. It is also home to the best shopping mall of San Jose, Multiplaza, and to the modern Hospital La Cima. This is favored by expats or by those coming to Costa Rica for medical […]

Alajuela Zarcero church

Alajuela Costa Rica

Alajuela Costa Rica: Land of Coffee, Volcanoes, Lakes, and Waterfalls The province of Alajuela, marked by extraordinary natural beauty with a chain of spectacular volcanoes that form the Cordillera Central. One of the main attractions of Alajuela Costa Rica is the Arenal Volcano. Arenal Volcano is an active volcano that guarantees a nightly show! Arenal Volcano […]

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Turrialba Volcano Costa Rica

Turrialba Volcano, Costa Rica’s Peaceful Paradise Located not far from San Hose, Turrialba is a great stop on your trip.  The drive through the old Capitol City of Cartago, through the sugar plantations of Juan Vinas is a life changing experience. Once you arrive at the quaint splendor of Turrialba Volcano, you can feel the […]

San Gerardo de Dota Quetzal

San Gerardo de Dota – Costa Rica

San Gerardo de Dota is a little jewel hidden away in the rainforest of the Talamanca Mountain Range, in the Province of San Jose. With an altitude of 2200 meters, San Gerardo de Dota has a fresh and clean air, plush green rain forest and an incredible biodiversity. Nestled in the valley of the Savegre […]

Bahia Salinas Kiteboarding

Bahia Salinas, Costa Rica

Bahia Salinas Wind and Kite Surfing Capital of Costa Rica! Bahia Salinas, blessed with nearly constant winds from November to May. Making this the premier Wind and Kite Surfing location in Costa Rica!  A reef contributes to the mostly flat-water conditions. Partnered with the steady 25 mph winds make Bahia Salinas one of the top […]

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Playa Grande

Playa Grande Costa Rica – Surfing and Nature Destination! Located just north of Tamarindo on the other side of the Rio Matapalo is the charming beach community of Playa Grande Costa Rica. Also, part of the Marino Las Baulas National Park. Playa Grande offers a laid back, smaller beach experience. Much different than many other […]

Tamarindo Costa Rica Ocean

Tamarindo Costa Rica

Tamarindo Costa Rica, a Popular Vacation Spot Tamarindo takes its name from the tamarind trees that line its coastline around the beach. What was once a sleepy fishing village, Tamarindo Costa Rica is now one of the most popular beach areas in Guanacaste. With lots of shops, luxury hotels, and restaurants. Surfers love the laid-back vibe of the […]

Liberia Costa Rica Travel

Liberia Costa Rica – Capital of Guanacaste

Liberia Costa Rica – Capital of Guanacaste Founded in 1769, Liberia Costa Rica is the charming historic capital of Guanacaste. In fact, once considered little more than a dusty cattle town, Liberia is now a hub for the many travelers. It is famous for white adobe houses with terracotta roofs, nicknamed “the white city.” Many […]

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Flamingo Beach Costa Rica

Sophisticated Flamingo Beach Costa Rica Flamingo Beach Costa Rica, located on the Pacific Coast, North of the famous Tamarindo Beach. Also, considered to be one of a gorgeous Beaches of Costa Rica! Indeed it has an air of sophisticated class about it, as the brilliant white sand beach is picture perfect. This beach is very good for swimming, sports fishing, […]

Gulf of Papagayo aereal view

Gulf of Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s Riviera – The Gulf of Papagayo in Guanacaste! The area is easily accessible, located just a half an hour from the Liberia International Airport. Here you’ll find some of the country’s best hotels including the spectacular Four Seasons. The area is also home to several all-inclusive properties such as the Westin Playa Conchal […]

Rincon de la vieja Volcano

Rincon de la Vieja Costa Rica

Rincon de la Vieja – A Nature Lover’s Paradise The Rincon de la Vieja Volcano is located in Costa Rica’s northern province of Guanacaste. Only an hour from the international airport of Liberia. There is so much to see and do up near the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano that you may want to stay a […]

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Playa Conchal Costa Rica

Exotic Playa Conchal Costa Rica Playa Conchal is considered by many to be one of the most exotic Beaches of Costa Rica. It is a shining white beach made of small broken shells and coral. It gives the sea a rare clarity and an attractive turquoise blue color. This beach is totally pristine and untouched, […]

Dawn in Ostional

Ostional Beach in Guancaste Costa Rica

Ostional Beach The magic of Ostional Beach rests in the Olive Ridley Turtles that come to nest on this beach. Also accompanied by their relative the Kemp Sea Turtles. This is a sight one should see at least once in their lifetime. It is so unique and very emotional. We are faced with these old […]

Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Playa Hermosa Costa Rica – Hermosa Means Beautiful In Spanish Playa Hermosa Costa Rica lives up to its name in Spanish, “beautiful beach. This gray sand beach is one of the most popular beaches of Costa Rica. It is located in Guanacaste, near Playas del Coco and Playa Panama. Despite its popularity, this beach is seldom crowded. […]

Playa Ocotal View

Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica

Playa Ocotal Costa Rica is the perfect destination for a memorable holiday under the tropical sun of Guanacaste. Ocotal Beach is located in the Province of Guanacaste, at the entrance of the beautiful Gulf of Papagayo. Also, this is one of the most precious Beaches of Costa Rica. The surrounding forest is full of howler monkeys, […]

Playa Potrero Costa Rica sunset

Playa Potrero in Guanacaste

Playa Potrero Costa Rica Located in Guanacaste, on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, just south of Playa Flamingo and Marina. Playa Potrero Costa Rica used to be a small fishing village. Today it is home to a friendly community of Ticos and Ex-pats who enjoy the serene atmosphere and beautiful location of this adorable little town. […]

Playa Langosta

Playa Langosta

Playa Langosta, Guanacaste Located in the northern Pacific province of Guanacaste just south of Tamarindo.  Easy to access from the Liberia International Airport (LIR – Daniel Oduber Quiros). Playa Langosta is one of the premiere surf beaches in this part of the country.   A much quieter option than its larger neighbor, Tamarindo, Playa Langosta offers […]

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Playa Junquillal in Guanacaste Costa Rica, a deserted paradise!

Playa Junquillal  in Guanacaste About twenty kilometers south of Tamarindo you will find the tranquil Playa Junquillal. This beach is less developed, with three km long stretch of white sand and coconut trees, and grasslands. Playa Junquillal is one of the most deserted and pristine Beaches of Guanacaste Costa Rica. Too only a few hotels and […]

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Barra Honda National Park Costa Rica

Barra Honda National Park – Amazing limestone caves and caverns Barra Honda National Park, located in Nicoya Peninsula Costa Rica. It is home to amazing limestone caves and caverns, as well as world-class stalagmites and stalactites. These limestone monuments date back over 70 million years. Only recently discovered. Presently Barra Honda, possess forty-two caverns in the National Park. […]

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Playa Avellanas Guanacaste Costa Rica

Playa Avellanas The little town of Playa Avellanas consists mainly of hotels and cabins, a few restaurants and villas. It is a wonderful place to be for getting away from the city and havoc, and find peace and relaxation. A gorgeous setting and the spectacle of beautiful sunsets over and over again. What to do […]

Playa Negra Guanacaste

Playa Negra Costa Rica

Playa Negra Costa Rica, a  Paradise in Guanacaste Located in the Northern Costa Rica province of Guanacaste, Playa Negra Costa Rica enjoys the very best of locations for experiencing hot sunny days on a nearly perfect white sandy beach!  Playa Negra has refreshing off shore breezes almost year round. Come and enjoy the cloudless sunny days […]

Playa Panama beach

Playa Panama Costa Rica

Playa Panama: A Private Beach In Papagayo Playa Panama is one of the most secluded and serene Beaches of Costa Rica. This beach is located in the province of Guanacaste, in the Gulf of Papagayo. It lies within a small bay called Snake Bay, or Bahia Culebra. Playa Panama is a short distance away from the  International […]

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Playas del Coco Costa Rica – Beaches in Guanacaste

The Guanacaste province has skyrocketed in tourism the past decade due to the discovery of dazzling beaches, fantastic weather and astounding nature. Several beach towns have become popular destinations for tourists, and one that stands out as being most visited is the small but not sleepy town of Playas del Coco in the Gulf of […]

Santa Rosa National Park view

Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica

Santa Rosa National Park  The Santa Rosa National Park is Costa Rica’s first national park. The park was once the setting of the historic battle of Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa is also an important conservation area for Savannah and deciduous forests, mangroves and many forms of animal life. The park covers approximately 500 square kilometers and is […]

Punta Islita Costa Rica

Punta Islita beach in Guanacaste Costa Rica

Punta Islita, Hidden Paradise Punta Islita Costa Rica located in the province of Guanacaste on the Pacific Coast. It consists of two small connecting beaches, some of the least Beaches of Costa Rica. They have amazing white sand, gorgeous sunsets, and wavy sea. The little community of Punta Islita is the perfect setting for a holiday in […]

Shorline of Cabuya Costa Rica

Cabuya Costa Rica

Cabuya Costa Rica is a tiny beach town close to Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve that is a quaint rural beach hamlet featuring a secluded island cemetery.

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Isla Tortuga Costa Rica

Turtle Island Isla Tortuga is a top destination in Puntarenas Costa Rica. Located only an hour and a half boat ride from shore. Isla Tortuga is ideal for day trips and small family excursions. The Turtle Island is your perfect sandy beach and with palm trees and clear waters. But it offers so much more. […]

Mal Pais Costa Rica beach

Mal Pais Costa Rica

A sought-after tourist location, Mal Pais Costa Rica Mal Pais was once a small beachfront village, but now is becoming one of Costa Rica’s most sought-after tourist attractions. the area of Mal Pais Costa Rica, is located on the tip of the beautiful Nicoya Peninsula, on the Pacific side of the country. It is a […]

Santa Teresa Costa Rica Beach

Playa Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Santa Teresa Costa Rica, An Eclectic Melting Pot Playa Santa Teresa Costa Rica is a tiny beach village on the Nicoya Peninsula. Just north of Playa Mal Pais. But what this little town lacks in size, it makes up for in culture and individuality. What was once a small surf town is now an eclectic melting pot. […]

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Playa Samara Costa Rica, in Nicoya Peninsula

Samara Costa Rica: Laid Back and Relaxing Beach Destination Samara Costa Rica is located on the Nicoya Peninsula in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica. This tranquil beach area has long been a favorite with Ticos. As well as those looking for a laid-back beach experience surrounded by the best of extraordinary Costa Rica!  Samara has been […]

Tambor Costa Rica view

Tambor Costa Rica

Great Connections in Tambor Costa Rica The Nicoya Peninsula is full of pretty little beach towns, all with the same laid-back vibes and amazing surf. Surrounded by luscious greenery with a beautiful long sandy beach, Playa Tambor Costa Rica is no different. Given that Playa Tambor has its own domestic airport serving the entire area, […]

Nosara Costa Rica beach

Nosara Costa Rica

Nosara Costa Rica And Its International Community Nosara Costa Rica, located on the sunny Gold Coast of Nicoya Peninsula. It is a compilation of beaches, and there is one there that is just right for you! The international community of Nosara counts with people from Switzerland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, UK, the US and probably more! […]

Montezuma Costa Rica beach

Montezuma Costa Rica

Montezuma Costa Rica – Half of the Adventure is Getting There Nestled at the bottom of a plateau on the eastern shore of the Nicoya Peninsula, Montezuma Costa Rica is a charming village full of art and individuality. To get there, you can catch the ferry from Puntarenas to Paquera. Then continue your journey by […]

Palo Verde National Park Anteater

Palo Verde National Park in Costa Rica

Palo Verde National Park Palo Verde National Park is located on the banks of the Tempisque River, in the Nicoya Peninsula. It is one of the best parks for Bird Watching and observing a whole array of wildlife and tropical fauna. It is the meeting area of the largest concentration of aquatic and migratory birds of the […]

Playa Carrillo

Playa Carrillo – Beach Near Samara

Playa Carrillo Costa Rica Guanacaste, known for their spectacular beaches. And Playa Carrillo is no exception to the rule. Carrillo Beach, located in Guanacaste, just south of Samara Beach, on the Peninsula of Nicoya. It has great unique beauty, making it the ideal place to go to unwind and relax. So come to experience a close contact […]

Herradura Costa Rica Beach

Playa Herradura

Central Pacific Paradise! Playa Herradura Costa Rica can be found in the Central Pacific zone. It is about an hour from San Jose and just a few miles north of Jaco. Originally a small fishing village. This area has transformed itself into a desirable tourist destination mostly because of the construction of the Marriott Los […]

Biesanz Beach

Playa Biesanz

Playa Biesanz in Costa Rica’s Centric Wilderness What makes Playa Biesanz in Costa Rica so special? It’s a beautiful unknown quiet corner between Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park. Biesanz Beach a secret, solitary location covered by dense green wilderness. It’s alive with monkeys, sloths, lizards, snakes and ocean bird formations flying overhead. Expect Wildlife […]

Tarcoles River Crocodiles

Tarcoles Bridge

The Crocodile Bridge Driving towards the Pacific coast is the amazing Tarcoles Bridge over the Tarcoles river. From the bridge, you will see so many crocodiles. Possibly the largest collection of the leathery beasts in all Central America. The river is situated running toward the Pacific coast. It spans 111 kilometers before reaching the final destination.  […]

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Manuel Antonio Costa Rica

Welcome To Manuel Antonio Costa Rica Manuel Antonio Costa Rica is both home to the fantastic Manuel Antonio National Park and a great tourist destination located on the Central Pacific Coast. It has some of the best Beaches of Costa Rica. The breathtaking the beauty of this area’s unique landscape attracts hundreds of people every day! […]

Dominical Costa Rica

Dominical Beach Costa Rica – Surf & Travel Guide

Dominical Costa Rica, The Place For Surfing, Exploring And More Dominical Costa Rica is a friendly surfer community on the Central Pacific Coastline, 28 miles south of Quepos. This 4km long beach is rated as one of the best Surfing Beaches of Costa Rica. No doubt, beasuse people come here from all over the world! Dominical […]

Jaco Costa Rica beach

Jaco Beach Costa Rica!

Jaco Costa Rica, The Capital Of The Pacific Coast Jaco Costa Rica has been the focal point of the Central Pacific Coast for a couple of decades; it lures surfers, beach lovers, party goers and those who seek a swim/surf/shopping/nightlife combination. Jaco Beach is located in the province of Puntarenas, less than an hour away […]

Puntarenas beach

Puntarenas Costa Rica

This long province called Puntarenas Costa Rica offers a variety of interests. Including surfing, scuba diving, swimming, and hiking in cloud forests. It is teeming with wildlife and exotic plants and is a paradise for nature’s lovers. Puntarenas Costa Rica is the largest province Puntarenas is the largest province and one of the most important […]

Bahia Ballena from the air

Bahia Ballena Costa Rica

Bahia Ballena Costa Rica – An Unexplored Paradise!   The Marino Ballena National Park, created in 1990 for the protection of the coral reefs found around the Isla Ballena. It is also an important sanctuary for seabirds that use it for nesting and green iguanas and basilisk lizards. It is the ideal place to stay when […]

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Playa Hermosa Near Jaco Costa Rica

Playa Hermosa Costa Rica Near Jaco – A Beautiful Beach! Considered one of the best surf breaks, Playa Hermosa Costa Rica on the Central Pacific is a great destination for surfers!  This beach is not to be confused with other Playa Hermosa in Costa Rica as there are 4 of them! In Spanish, Hermosa means beautiful, […]

Esterillos Costa Rica View

Esterillos Costa Rica – Surf & Travel Destination

Esterillos Costa Rica Esterillos Costa Rica, is a beach that has an exotic tropical air that is very pleasant. With its chocolate-brown sandy beach, turquoise blue sea, and the almond and coconut trees teeming with Scarlet Macaws. The long stretch consists of Esterillos Oeste, Centro and Esterillos Este. Esterillos Beach is a very typical destination in Costa […]

Matapalo Costa Rica

Cabo Matapalo Costa Rica

Osa Peninsula Playground! Cabo Matapalo Costa Rica, or more commonly referred to Matapalo. A small beach community located on the tip of the Osa Peninsula.  Approximately and an hour south of Puerto Jimenez. Rough terrain makes Matapalo best reached by four wheel drive or local bus as the. Especially in the rainy season! This area […]

Uvita Costa Rica Surfing

Uvita, Costa Rica

Southern Pacific Coast Paradise! Looking for a quieter off the beaten path beach vacation? The small, uncrowded beach town of Uvita Costa Rica may be just what you are looking for. Situated in the Southern Pacific of Costa Rica south of Dominical, Uvita borders the Marina Ballena National Park. In the Uvita area, you will […]

Carate Costa Rica Dirt roads

Playa Carate Costa Rica

The Rich Coast Playa Carate Costa Rica located near the most southern tip of the Osa Peninsula. Don’t be mistaken this is an extremely secluded beach. The Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica, one of the last areas explored by local ranchers and farmers during the agricultural expansion years. Half of Osa was practically left untouched, and its […]

Golfito Costa Rica Sunset

Golfito Costa Rica

The town of Golfito Costa Rica Golfito as a city is tiny but beautiful. Full of locals that are ready to welcome you. Golfito Costa Rica is an up and coming tourist town, only within the past few years has it seen more tourist traffic. In fact, this little port town is located just a boat ride […]

Cano Island

Cano Island

A beautiful biological Reserve Isla de Caño or Cano Island. Set roughly 16 kilometers or 10 miles west of Punta Llorona coast from the Osa Peninsula, (Península de Osa). This Beautiful island is a biological reserve since 1978. A permanent ranger station is located on the island. It oversees the natural habitats of both land and marine life.  The […]

Corcovado National Park

Corcovado National Park

Corcovado National Park of the Osa Peninsula Corcovado, located in Costa Rica’s South Pacific region. The Bio Diversity found in Corcovado, and the Osa Peninsula surpasses any other similar region on Earth. The forests of Corcovado are very exuberant. Some claim that they are the most valuable forests of the planet. Indeed they are so […]

Drake Bay Osa Peninsula

Drake Bay, Costa Rica

Drake Bay – Gateway to Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula! Drake Bay, located on the Northern end of the Osa Peninsula, in the province of Puntarenas. While it is a popular destination, it is a difficult place to get to in Costa Rica. Its name, often a topic of conversation, comes from the one who discovered it […]

Pavones Costa Rica sunset

Pavones Beach Costa Rica

Pavones Beach – Top surf destination! Pavones Costa Rica beach is located in Golfo Dulce. A unique location as it is one of the only tropical canyons of the world. It is also a great spot to be if you like to get back in touch with nature and away from the busy cities. The lodgings in […]

Golfo Dulce View

Golfo Dulce Costa Rica

Golfo Dulce, Osa Peninsula  With over 600 foot deep waters in the center, the Gulf is home to schools of humpback whales and is a haven for sports fishermen. The bay separates the Osa Peninsula from the mainland of Costa Rica. Golfo Dulce possess many large secluded beaches and an amazing tropical rain forest. Visitors may […]

Cocos Island Scuba Diving

Cocos Island Costa Rica

Cocos Island, The Galapagos Of Central America Cartographers and Mariners already knew about Cocos Island at the beginning of the sixteenth century; it holds the name Isle des Cocques on an ancient map by Nicholas Desliens made in 1541! The Cocos Island became a National Park in 1978 and were declared a World Heritage Site in 1997 […]

Tortuguero Costa Rica

Tortuguero Costa Rica

Tortuguero Costa Rica National Park – How to Get There Tortuguero Costa Rica National Park located on the northeast Caribbean coast. The stunning National Park protects one of the largest remaining areas of tropical rainforest in Central America. The park offers vast, protected beaches from which you can enjoy endless ocean vistas. Regarding places to […]

Cahuita Costa Rica

Cahuita Costa Rica

Cahuita Costa Rica, National Park  Cahuita Costa Rica is a National Park on the Caribbean Coast. It’s located south of the city of Limon and on the road to Puerto Viejo. Although the little town of Cahuita has changed over the last two decades, the beach and National Park remain the same! As a result, the park’s […]

Puerto Viejo Costa Rica Beach

The Beaches of Puerto Viejo Costa Rica

Getting to Puerto Viejo Costa Rica Located on the Southern Caribbean coast of the country, Puerto Viejo Costa Rica is one of the most popular tourist spots in the country. The drive from capital San Jose is beautiful. If you are up for a road trip in Costa Rica, this route takes you right through the […]

Gandoca Manzanillo beach

Gandoca Manzanillo – Wildlife Refuge

The Gandoca Manzanillo – Wildlife Refuge The Gandoca Manzanillo – Wildlife Refuge protects some of the most endangered species of the region. Including the Manatee, the Ocelot and the Jaguar and an exotic variety of birds. Classified as a humid tropical rainforest. It also protects some fantastic mangrove oyster beds that are resting on the […]

La Amistad Costa Rica tree

La Amistad International Park: Symbol of Friendship

La Amistad International Park Costa Rica La Amistad International Park is a joint effort between Costa Rica and Panama. This is why it is also called La Amistad (“Amistad” means “Friendship”) International Park. It borders reach throughout Cordillera de Talamanca, a mountain range over 3800 meters of altitude! This territory too varies in climate, altitude and soil type. […]

Cocles Beach

Playa Cocles

Caribbean Getaway Destination! Playa Cocles is a spectacular surf beach located just south of Puerto Viejo on Costa Rica’s stunning Caribbean coast. With long stretches of strikingly beautiful beaches and waves sure to be appreciated by every level of surfer, Playa Cocles is a quiet, peaceful destination. This beachside village consists of very few facilities. […]

Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral, Granada

Granada Nicaragua

A city of Wonder Granada Nicaragua considered one of the most important cities in Nicaragua for many reasons. Most specifically from a historical perspective. Founded in 1524 by Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba, the city has a long and interesting colonial history. It is evident in its architecture and city planning. Many of the streets are narrow […]

San Juan Del Sur Air View

San Juan Del Sur

Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast San Juan Del Sur is one of the most popular travel destinations on Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast! Not long ago this area of Nicaragua, primarily made up of just small fishing villages. Now it has slowly been recognized as a hidden paradise. Truly an area to discover unbelievable natural resources. As well as world-class […]

Big Corn Island

Corn Islands

Corn Islands a Caribbean Paradise Located 70 kilometers off of Nicaragua’s Caribbean Coast are the Corn Islands. These two islands in the Caribbean offer an excellent opportunity to see the Caribbean side of Nicaragua. Beautiful blue water, white sand beaches, amazing reefs and marine life surround the Corn Islands. It should be noted that the […]

Managua Cathedral

Managua Nicaragua

The Capital of Nicaragua Located on the southwestern shores of Lake Nicaragua, Managua has been the capital of Nicaragua since the 1800’s. The largest city in Nicaragua regarding both population and size. Managua originally a sleepy rural fishing community. It gained its current prominence primarily because of its position between the bickering communities of Leon and […]

Leon Nicaragua Cathedral

Leon Nicaragua

The second Largest city of Nicaragua Leon Nicaragua as the second largest city in Nicaragua, after Managua. Home to the Universidad Centro Americana, Leon has a large student population and lots of restaurants, bars and activities for people of all ages! Located just ninety minutes for Managua. Leon was established in 1524 by Spanish explorers […]

Volcano Concepcion and Volcano Maderas

Ometepe Island

Ometepe Island is the largest island located on Lake Nicaragua with an area of 276 square kilometers. Located on the island are two volcanoes, Volcano Concepcion and Volcano Maderas. Ometepe’s name derived from the Natuatl meaning two mountains. In fact, the island’s economy is based on agriculture, livestock, and increasingly tourism. Over the years Ometepe […]

Lake Nicaragua Volcano in the Distance

Lake Nicaragua

A Big Lake Lake Nicaragua is the largest lake in Central America, Also, the 19th largest (by area) in the world and 9th largest in the Americas. With an area of just over 3000 square miles and an elevation just over 100 feet above sea level. It reaches depths of over eighty feet! Lake Nicaragua […]

masaya volcano

Masaya Volcano

A Cultural Destination Masaya is an attractive town that should be visited by those traveling in Nicaragua. Masaya, a picturesque city filled with heritage, folklore, and natural destinations. This town’s an important cultural destination where you can see traditional dance and music. The city is a big industrial center, but you can also find lodging, […]

Bocas del Toro Green Huts

Bocas del Toro

Bocas del Toro Islands Bocas del Toro, an archipelago in a bay named Chiriqui, is Panama’s Caribbean heaven. The bay has an array of coral reefs, mangroves, lush trees and white sands with abundant marine life. Bocas has vital nesting beaches for Green, Leatherback, Hawksbill and Loggerhead Marine turtles. Poison dart frogs have also made […]

Panama City at Night

Panama City

A city of History Panama City has historically been an international crossroads. Founded in 1517, Panama City was the first European city built on the Pacific Coast of the New World. The Spaniards needed a location with which to load up all of the riches that they were plundering from the local cultures. Panama City […]

Panama Canal Rush Hour

Panama Canal

An Endeavour worth talking about  Most people think of the Panama Canal as a modern endeavor. Although, the history goes all of the ways back to the 16th century. After unbelievable riches discovered in Asia, Peru, and Ecuador by the Spanish. It was suggested to Charles V of Spain in approximately 1524 that a shorter […]

San Blas Islands a Tropical Paradise

The San Blas Islands

The Beauty of San Blas Islands The San Blas Islands are a group of over 350 islands. Located in the Caribbean off the eastern coast of Panama. With only about 50 of the islands inhabited. The area is also known as Kuna Yala after the indigenous people that have existed there for centuries. A region of […]

Boquete Valley

Boquete and Baru

Experience Boquete and Baru Boquete and Baru Volcano have long been a favorite destination. Both Panamanians and international visitors love it because of the beautiful scenery also the flora and fauna. Located about 75 miles from the Costa Rican border in the Panamanian Highlands. Boquete is a relaxing place to enjoy nature and discover the beauty […]

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