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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Must do adventures in Costa Rica

Must do adventures in Costa Rica

Being a small country, Costa Rica is wonderful adventure travel destination. Its stunning beaches which stretch for miles and the surrounding jungles and rain forests contributes to the best adventure spots in the country for hiking, kayaking rafting, surfing and many others. So have a look at our must do adventure tips in Costa Rica and try to be involved as many as possible to experience the adrenaline rush in this  wonderful country. Mountain Biking Costa Rica’s mountains, national p... [ read more ]