The best hot springs in Costa Rica

The best hot springs in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has tourist magnets galore: the beautiful coud forests that draw curious explorers, natural wonders, national parks filled with a istunningly rich wildlife, beautiful beaches and several fascinating historical attractions. But despite being a paradise for rough and rugged Indiana Jones-type travelers on the lookout for adventure, Costa Rica also knows how to pamper people. Spa resorts and luxury hotels abound in Costa Rica, and many of these as centered around one of the most prec... [ read more ]

Costa Rica wildlife guide

Costa Rica wildlife guide

Costa Rica means 'rich coast' in Spanish, and there could be no better name for this beautiful country in Central America. Costa Rica is rich on many accounts: it has an incredibly rich culture, history and wildlife. People from all over the world flock to Costa Rica to explore its lush could forests, see its volcanoes and enjoy the beauty of Costa Rican nature on the beach and in natural parks. If you are an outdoors person and an animal lover, visiting Costa Rica will be like stepping into... [ read more ]

The best spa resorts in Costa Rica

The best spa resorts in Costa Rica

Most people go to Costa Rica in search of adventure, which is easy to find in the midst of all the cloud forests, national parks, volcanoes and beaches, but what about people who just want to relax? After a long and tiring romp around Arenal Volcano or Manuel Antonio National Park every tourist deserves to kick back and relax. If you're looking for the ultimate pampering experience, then there's nothing better than spending some time at the spa. Whether you're after some energizing treatment... [ read more ]

Top 5 historical attractions in Costa Rica

Top 5 historical attractions in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's attractions are many and varied, but a lot of people visit it for its natural beauty and opportunities for various sports. Surfers and swimmers (as well as people who just want to relax) are drawn to the beaches, while adventurers and nature lovers explore the many national parks. However, if you are a history buff or just want to learn more about Costa Rica's culture, you will definitely want to take a look at some other kinds of sights as well. There are more than enough monum... [ read more ]

Nicoya Peninsula, a surfer's paradise

Nicoya Peninsula, a surfer’s paradise

Costa Rica is not only a tropical paradise for those who want to trek through jungles and see nightlife, but also for those who like to have their fun on the beach. The beaches of Costa Rica are famous all over the world, and many people come simply to take in the scenery, laze on the beach and swim, but more active travelers might have other things in their mind as well. Surfing is a very popular pastime in Costa Rica, among the locals and travelers alike, and there are more reputed surfing... [ read more ]

Budget accommodation in Costa Rica

Budget accommodation in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is probably the most visited country in Latin America, which is no mean feat, considering all the other attractions in the area! And since Costa Rica also has one of the highest standards of living in Latin America, you can expect everything to be more expensive than in its poorer neighbors. And yet, Costa Rica is quite an affordable holiday destination compared to countries in Europe, for example, and when it comes to food and accommodation there are lots of ways to save money. S... [ read more ]

Safe travel tips in Costa Rica

Safe travel tips in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations in Central America, and this is proved by facts: more than 1.9 million people visit Costa Rica every year, more than any other country in Latin America! With so many tourists in a relatively small country, travelers are common and welcome everywhere, but that doesn't mean that you should throw caution out of the window when visiting this tropical paradise. While in the cloud forests, the most you have to worry about is some critter stealing ... [ read more ]

Tamarindo, Costa Rica's tropical paradise

Tamarindo, Costa Rica’s tropical paradise

It's a well known fact that Costa Rica is a trop[ical dream, but even such places have a beating heart where you can enjoy all that Costa Rica is famous for, all in one place. Tamarindo is the tropical paradise of Costa Rica, and probably the best introduction to the country that one could wish for. This small town of about 500 inhabitants grows ten times more populous in peak holiday season, thanks to the hordes of tourists who come to enjoy the town's spectacular rainforests, surfing spots... [ read more ]