Top 5 canopy tours in Costa Rica

Top 5 canopy tours in Costa Rica

One of the most incredible natural resources of Costa Rica are its lush tropical forests - they are one of the reasons why the national parks of Costa Rica are such huge tourist attractions, and a source of wonder for scientists and naturalists. The jungles of Costa Rica are wild and tangled, and if you are fresh from the city they are not the kind of place that you'd want to tackle on your own. But there is a safe and at the same time exciting way to explore the forests of Costa Rica, guide... [ read more ]

A guide to camping in Costa Rica

A guide to camping in Costa Rica

Since spending as much time as possible outdoors is the chief concern of many people traveling to Costa Rica, it's not a surprise that camping is a popular pursuit among visitors. Although you can find excellent hotels, inns and eco-lodges even in the most unspoiled parts of Costa Rica, some people might still prefer the freedom and easy connection to nature that a simple tent can offer. Thanks to its countless national parks and nature reserves, Costa Rica is an excellent camping destinatio... [ 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 ]

The best views in Costa Rica

The best views in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is blessed with incredible natural beauty, and there are few other countries on the planet where you can see wonders that compare to the volcanoes, beaches and cloud forests of Costa Rica. Some people  come to Costa Rica to hike, bike and be active in general, but being attracted to the pure natural beauty of Costa Rica is not a bad reason either, quite the opposite. Finding places with beautiful views is easier in Costa Rica than perhaps any other country in Latin America,whethe... [ read more ]

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 ]

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 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 ]

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 ]