Visitors Choose Costa Rica Over Mexico and Caribbean Destinations

A recent article published by CNBC, the business news division of NBC, highlighted the growing trend by American tourists to choose less-crowded destinations in Central America over more traditional vacation hotspots like Mexico and the Caribbean. Partly as a way to avoid overcrowding and high prices and partly to explore more pristine, natural areas, tourists […]

Quepos, Costa Rica: What You Need to Know

Quepos is a small city located in western Costa Rica that is a popular gateway to the surfing spots and other outdoor activities on the country’s Pacific Coast. Located just a three-hour drive or a 40-minute flight from the capital of San Jose, Quepos is a lovely coastal town located just four miles (seven kilometers) […]

Why Costa Rica is a better destination than Brazil

The Brazilian football team may have beaten Costa Rica during last year’s memorable FIFA World Cup clash, but when it comes to holiday destinations we can’t help but think Costa Rica comes out on top. Often known as the ‘gateway to Central America’, Costa Rica is a country unlike any other in the world and […]

6 Things to Do in San José

As the capital of Costa Rica, San José is home to our busiest airport, making the city one of the first ports of call for visitors to the beautiful country. And though the Costa Rican countryside boasts some of the most incredible scenery and was recently named the best country for experiences, it’s worth your […]

Costa Rica Named Best in the World for Experiences

There are a lot of amazing travel destinations in the world, but Costa Rica has outdone them all. TripAdvisor, the world’s largest source of information for travel rankings, has recently published its list of the best countries for travelers interested in “experiences.” According to TripAdvisor, Costa Rica easily clinched the top spot on the list […]

Awesome Things to Do in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Located on the sunny shores of the Pacific Ocean, Manuel Antonio is one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica. Home to gorgeous sunny beaches, lush jungles teeming with wildlife, and sparkling waters ideal for surfing, kayaking, and stand-up paddling, it’s no surprise that visitors regularly fall in love with Manuel Antonio.  If you’re […]

5 Things You Need to Know Before Your First Surf Lesson in Costa Rica

Everyone knows that Costa Rica is one of the best places to surf on the planet. A combination of gorgeous backdrops, warm water, and an abundance of big waves makes surfing in Costa Rica a truly magnificent experience. But before your book your surf vacation in Costa Rica, there are a few things you should […]

Autumn is the Perfect Time for a Family Vacation in Costa Rica

Although the trees may be losing their leaves and the nights are turning chilly all across the United States and Canada, in Costa Rica, the weather remains fabulous with long, warm days filled with golden sunshine. Often described as the world’s biggest “outdoor classroom,” Costa Rica is famous for its diversity of wildlife, including more […]

Go Surfing on Your Costa Rica Honeymoon

At first glance, planning a surfing trip for your honeymoon may seem like a strange idea. But Costa Rica is a paradise for surfers, making it the perfect activity to complement a romantic getaway vacation to this bio-diverse paradise of cloud forests, volcanoes, and exotic flora and fauna. Even if you or your spouse have […]