Mal País, Costa Rica

Mal País is a long thin village with houses, restaurants and small hotels spread on three kilometers of gravel road parallel to the Pacific Ocean.  Immediately to the north are Santa Teresa and Cabo Blanco Reserve to the south. The area is very spread out and transportation is a must. You are going to see [...]

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Chato Volcano (Cerro Chato)

Chato Volcano (called ‘Cerro Chato’ in Spanish), is an inactive volcano that sits in the southeast side of Costa Rica’s most popular and active volcano, Arenal. Chato has a truncated volcanic cone rising to some 1,140 meters, though it hasn’t had any registered volcanic activity for the past 3500 years – about the time when […]

Costa Rica Beach Trips

Costa Rica Beach Trips

This article discusses some of the best locations to make the most of your Costa Rica beach trips. MANUEL ANTONIO Manuel Antonio is a natural paradise located just south of Quepos on the Pacific Coast. It is a charming combination of rain forest, coral reefs and beaches; it is considered by many to be the [...]

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7 Reasons Costa Rica is a preferred wedding

For many the number 7 is a symbol of fortune and good luck. In the spirit of the benevolent nature of this number, this article lists 7 reasons why you should consider getting married in Costa Rica

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Hotels on the beach

In the article we will discuss some of the most popular Costa Rica Hotels on the beach in the Guanacaste Province, where you will be able take it slow and easy enjoying the panoramic views, sunbathing by the pool, walking or just relaxing on anyone of these spectacular beaches. Many Costa Rica hotels on the [...]

Costa Rica Cheapies

Costa Rica Cheapies and Freebies

In this article we will talk about free and low-cost activities in Costa Rica. A plethora of free and low-cost activities are out there to be had, many of them no more than 1.000 colones or $US2.00. Also, the Viva section in La Nacion (a national newspaper), and the Calendar Page section of the Tico [...]

September, Month of independence, Costa Rica

Every September, Costa Rica commemorates its independence from Spain, with all sorts and types of celebrations, including lively festivals, parades, traditional music, dances, delicious typical foods and more. The atmosphere is very positive, and the feeling of camaraderie that emanates is a contagious and pleasant one for all to enjoy. HISTORY Costa Rica’s independence was […]

Top 10 must see museums in San Jose

Most of the museums in Costa Rica are located in San Jose, being the Costa Rica Gold Museum, the Costa Rica National Museum and the Jade Museum