The best “must do” activities in Costa Rica

The best “must do” activities in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's “must do” list is much longer than you should imagine, you need to do more than a few day visit to try most of activities. The country provides a wide range of programs for all ages, starting from the little ones, throughout the youngsters, until seniors. Costa Rica is one of the best holiday resorts for those who just need relaxation enjoying the beautiful landscapes, sunbathing on the gold sand and bathing in the sea. The list of must sees is longer than your arm, but all t... [ read more ]

Best tips for having a safe vacation in Costa Rica

Best tips for having a safe vacation in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a very safe country: the people are nice, friendly and so honest. Any offense that happens is opportunistic, rather than connecting out-and-out attack. Two things the travelers have to be concerned about are mugging and pocket thieving. Maybe the most risky part of the country is the beach because of the tourist. Let me serve with a few advices for your safe trip: be very careful of waves and generally with ocean. Remain always around other bathers; even if you can swim, don... [ read more ]

The best things to know about San Ramon

The best things to know about San Ramon

The town of San Ramon is located in the Central Valley of Costa Rica, a place with amazing natural beauty and very exceptionally people. The second largest district in the province, San Ramon lies an hour away northwest of the capital San Jose, and is easily accessible by road from Alajuela city. Set amidst a dramatic landscape of mountains, San Ramon is a close-knit place with strong community ties and has a slow relaxed pace of life. This warm and beautiful town is growing and evolving int... [ read more ]

Top 5 unusual attractions in Costa Rica

Top 5 unusual attractions in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is amazingly diverse and you could fill entire books just with reasons to visit the country, but most of the travelers who end up in Costa Rica are lured by the promise of stunning scenery, interesting hikes, nature and wildlife. But as fun as it is to spend your time in Costa Rica exploring famous sights like Arenal Volcano, Manuel Antonio National Park or Corcovado, there are several other attractions that also deserve your attention despite not being in the limelight. If you wa... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in Manuel Antonio

Top 5 things to do in Manuel Antonio

Costa Rica has more national parks than many other much larger countries, and every single one of them deserves the attention of tourists interested in the country's natural beauty. But if there's one park that perfectly represents the sheer beauty and diversity of Costa Rica, then it is Manuel Antonio. Despite being the smallest national park in Costa Rica, over 150,000 people visit it every year, and it is widely regarded as one of the most stunning national parks on the planet. It is no u... [ 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 ]

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 ]

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 ]