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 ]

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 ]

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 birdwatching spots in Costa Rica

The best birdwatching spots in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a tiny country with a wealth of flora and fauna, and it is actually one of the most diverse countries in Central America when it comes to nature and natural landscapes. If you like trekking in the wild and coming up close and personal with wildlife in your travels, then Costa Rica will not let you down. Birdwatchers especially will have their work cut out for them in this lovely country.There are many types of forests, different climates and ecosystems, which means that there i... [ read more ]

Top 5 things to do in Tamarindo

Top 5 things to do in Tamarindo

Tamarindo is the most perfect little tropical paradise in Costa Rica, which is no easy feat in a country known for its lush beauty and warm climate. This smallish town is not the kind of place where you can wader in and out of museums for days, nor a nightlife capital, but that doesn't mean that there aren't plenty of things to do here. The town is near some of the most spectacular beaches in Costa Rica, it is surrounded by rainforests and it has a great variety of amazing restaurants and cr... [ read more ]

The most amazing natural sights in Costa Rica

The most amazing natural sights in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a pacifist eco-traveler's dream come true: it focuses on sustainable development, it is the third country in the world according to the environmental performance index, it doesn't have an army since 1955, and it is part of the world's 22 oldest democracies. It's not surprising that a country like this would do its best to preserve its natural heritage and to encourage conscious and responsible tourism. The stunning landscape of Costa Rica is comprised of spectacular beaches, fo... [ read more ]

Top 3 National Parks that belong to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Costa Rica

Top 3 National Parks that belong to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Costa Rica

Nowadays Costa Rica is ranked among the most visited tourist friendly countries in the world. Being so popular, we have to admit that the country has something for everyone: rain-forests, beaches, mountains, volcanoes and of course wonderful national parks. Reveal this natural wonderland by having a look at the top 3 national parks that are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Costa Rica, to experience this amazing treasure trove in Central America. The Area de Conservación Guanacaste... [ read more ]

 The Best Diving Spots in Costa Rica

The Best Diving Spots in Costa Rica

Weather you are an expert in diving, or just someone who would like to try and swim along side some of the most abundant marine life discovered in the Pacific Ocean, you should definitely come to see Costa Rica. Its Pacific Coast satisfies all of the divers’ interest having spectacular experiences.  Amazing array of marine life and perfect water temperature all contributes for getting a first hand in the glimpse of Costa Rica ideal diving spots. The best time to go is from May to November; ... [ read more ]

Most fabulous volcanoes of Costa Rica

Most fabulous volcanoes of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is among the most prolific countries regarding to its volcanic formations. Along to the beaches, the active volcanoes are the main tourist’s attractions of the country. Although there are around 200 volcanoes just six of them are classified as active ones. Most of them can be found on the Northern part of the country and in the Central Highlands. In the following we are going to enumerate some of the most fabulous volcanoes of Costa Rica, where visitors would be involved to the na... [ read more ]