Top 5 beaches in Costa Rica

Top 5 beaches in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's cloud forests, volcanoes, hot springs and nature reserves are all the hype among travelers to South America, but there's another very big card up Costa Rica's sleeve: its beaches. There are more beaches in Costa Rica than one can count, after all the coastline of the country is almost 1300 kilometers long. With this much sand and sea it's a daunting task to decide exactly where you want to spend your sunkissed holiday. It's completely normal if you want to spend you time in Cost... [ read more ]

Solo travel tips in Costa Rica

Solo travel tips in Costa Rica

If you decide to travel to Costa Rica, there at two options: travel in a group, on a tour package, or travel independently. If you decide to travel on your own, without the restrictions and timetables of an organized tour, you might ask yourself the question whether Costa Rica lends itself to solo travel. If you are traveling with friends or family, it's easier to share responsibilities, swap ideas and keep each other company, but what's to do if you are the the type to travel solo? Fortunat... [ read more ]

5 essential travel experiences in Costa Rica

5 essential travel experiences in Costa Rica

There is no shortage of things to do in Costa Rica, whatever your interests might be, but like in all countries with a very distinctive cultures, some things just must be seen and done if you want to be able to say that you've truly seen Costa Rica. You can't visit Japan without tasting the sushi, or visit Thailand without a romp on an island beach, but what is a traveler to do when in Costa Rica? Granted, the volcanoes and cloud forests are definitely on anyone's Costa Rican bucket list, bu... [ read more ]

The best hikes in Costa Rica

The best hikes in Costa Rica

It's highly unlikely that anyone who visits Costa Rica would not love to spend time outdoors - after all, no other Central American country is better suited to be a paradise for outdoorsy people than Costa Rica. A huge number of national parks all with their peculiarities, rich flora and fauna, lovely beaches and impressive volcanoes are enough to make even the worst couch-potato go outside. If you have a taste for adventure and you'd rather spend the day walking and hiking than holed up at ... [ read more ]

5 fun things to do in San Jose

5 fun things to do in San Jose

San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, is one of the most vibrant tourist centers in the country, as far as cities go. In a lush country like Costa Rica, where the national parks, beaches and volcanoes do their best to charm you out of your room and give you a taste for exploring the wild, a city has to be really great in order to get some attention, and yet San Jose manages to do that flawlessly. The exciting nightlife, many gourmet restaurants and all the entertainment venues around the capi... [ read more ]

The best tourist attractions in San Jose

The best tourist attractions in San Jose

When it comes to Costa Rica is almost seems like the majority of travelers come merely for the considerable natural beauty of the country, end end up merely passing through the country's major cities that are further away from the beaches, national parks and cloud forests. And for this reason many people only spare a cursory glance to San Jose, although the Costa Rican capital is just as worthy of attention that any other sight in the country. San Jose is a surrounded by lush mountains, but ... [ read more ]

The best surf schools in Costa Rica

The best surf schools in Costa Rica

The beaches of Costa Rica are a dream, with blindingly white sand, colorful underwater life, pal trees offering a bit of shade. Those who like nothing more than lounging on the beach and dipping into the water every now and then can't find a better place to laze around than on the beaches of Costa Rica. But these beaches are not only good for doing nothing, but for water sports as well. Surfing is one of the most popular water sports in Costa Rica, with fans among the locals and tourists ali... [ read more ]

Costa Rica on horseback

Costa Rica on horseback

If you are in love with the great outdoors, then Costa Rica will make you feel in your element. Costa Rica is one of the richest, most diverse and most diverse places on the planet, with dense forests, fast rivers and active volcanoes, sprawling national parks and sandy beaches. When you're in a natural paradise like this, it's impossible to resist the call of the wild. Imagine plodding though the vast rainforests or on the sandy beaches of the coast on the back of a gentle horse, for a shor... [ read more ]