One of our recommendations for ecotourism is tubing where take a tire and go down floating in the river. There are two types of tubing, towed tubing which usually take place in a lake or a river and free-floating tubing where you paddle with your hands and often use webbed[…]
With Costa Rica’s most famous active volcano – Arenal – behaving quietly for the past three years, tourists to this Central American hotspot are looking elsewhere for exciting fireworks. There are actually six active volcanoes in Costa Rica, and another 61 that are dormant or extinct. For the past 50 years, Arenal[…]
A client recently asked us to create a list of our best “do” and “do not” recommendations before their visit to beautiful Costa Rica. We had a great time making the following list, and since the client loved the suggestions, perhaps you might too. WHEN IN COSTA RICA, DO…
Exercise and relaxation on holiday, for a longer life Several studies have shown that even slight movement leads to a healthier and therefore longer life and you can defeat many problems with conscious relaxation. A vacation in Costa Rica on the beach offers the perfect way to achieve both.
Adam P Karremans and Melania Muñoz García are proud to announce the discovery and classification of Pleurothallis silvae-pacis, a new orchid species entirely new to science, that has been found at the Bosque de Paz Private Biological Reserve in Costa Rica. Adam Karremans is a researcher at Lankester Botanical Gardens, University of[…]
Dazzling white sandy beaches backed by tropical rainforest, shimmering tropical-warm blue-green water, fresh ocean breezes, and a diverse array of wildlife – Manuel Antonio is one of Costa Rica’s most popular beach destinations. Conveniently located on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast, here you can experience nearly all of the country’s enchanting attractions in one[…]
Traveling to a foreign country is not easy, especially when it is for the first time. In Costa Rica’s case, it is important for both domestic and foreign to know the characteristics of the various means of transportation available. That way you will avoid many problems and make your trip[…]
Mother Nature is good to Costa Rica, and has gifted this nation more than 750 miles of powdery sands and lush coastline. In return, Costa Rica is good to Mother Nature, working to create initiatives to protect the environment and to encourage local communities, businesses and schools to do their[…]