The best eco-lodges in Costa Rica

The best eco-lodges in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's breath-taking jungles and national parks did not have to wait long before becoming the target of eco tours. Eco tourism is very important in a country with such precious natural resources as Costa Rica, and where the preservation of the environment is intimately tied to tourism. While Costa Rican towns and cities are definitely worth visiting, it is the natural wonders such as the Arenal Volcano or Manuel Antonio and Corcovado National Parks that attract the most visitors. Fortu... [ read more ]

A traveler's guide to Manuel Antonio National Park

A traveler’s guide to Manuel Antonio National Park

Costa Rica has some stunning beaches and pleasant cities, and all in all it is one of the best travel destinations in Central America that you could find anywhere. But it is the extraordinary wildlife and rich flora that make Costa Rica truly special. It is not surprising then that Manuel Antonio National Park, despite being the smallest national park in the country, is one of its most popular tourist attractions. Over 150,000 people visit the park every year thanks to its captivating beache... [ read more ]

The best biking tours in Costa Rica

The best biking tours in Costa Rica

Perhaps the most famous attractions in Costa Rica are the jungles, the beautiful cloud forests rife with plant and animal life, lush canopies and sparkling waterfalls. There is so much nature to see and embrace in Costa Rica that the mellower landscapes are often ignored by visitors in favor of the wilder spots like national parks and volcanoes. However, if you prefer to stick to a lightly more beaten path, then you can explore Costa Rica by bike. Many of the most picturesque areas of the co... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in La Fortuna

Top 5 things to do in La Fortuna

The Arenal Volcano is one of the most popular sights in Costa Rica, and many nature-lovers from all over the world visit this beautiful area. And if the Arenal Volcano is your destination, then you will most likely pass through the town of La Fortuna, a small community near one of the most threatening and active volanoes in Costa Rica. Although the lava of Arenal is not likely to reach La Fortuna, which is located 15 kilometers from the volcano, living in the shadow of this fire and ash spew... [ read more ]

Monteverde, the jewel of Costa Rica's cloud forests

Monteverde, the jewel of Costa Rica’s cloud forests

Costa Rica is famous for its world-class beaches, and also for its stunning nature reserves and forests. Although the country is small, it has some of the riches and lushest forests in Central America, and its national parks and reserves are a magnet not only for researchers and naturalists, but also for travelers who like to get out into nature. The small town of Monteverde is not only one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica, but also one of the most famous eco-travel destination... [ read more ]

The best beaches in Costa Rica

The best beaches in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a fantastic tropical paradise with amazing national parks and lush jungles, but when people hear 'Costa Rica', most of them will thing 'beaches'. And that's not surprising, considering that Costa Rica has some of the finest beaches in the world, not only Central America. With a climate like Costa Rica's, the waters are warm throughout the year and swimming is possible anytime, the sun is shining brightly and there are enough tourist facilities to satisfy even the pickiest beach... [ read more ]

Top 5 surfing destinations in Costa Rica

Top 5 surfing destinations in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country for adventurers, for those who want to explore the beauties of nature, to immerse themselves in different cultures, but also for those who like sports above anything else. Sports, from the tame to the extreme, are well represented in Costa Rica, but perhaps one of the most popular activities for tourists coming to Costa Rica is surfing. The beautiful, pristine beaches and amazing breaks draw surfers from all over the world to Costa Rica, both amateurs and beginners, a... [ read more ]