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Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve – For Absolute(ly) Fab Costa Rica Adventure Vacations

Planning an adventure vacation in Costa Rica? Then don’t hike past Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve…the hub of truly wild experiences in the Nicoya Peninsula Cabo Blanco Absolute Nature Park covers an area of almost 3000 acres: essentially the entire southernmost region of the Nicoya Peninsula. It comprises luscious semi-dry tropical forests inhabited by a host … Continue reading Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve – For Absolute(ly) Fab Costa Rica Adventure Vacations

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Which Costa Rica Volcanoes Can You Climb?

Costa Rica is home to some of the most impressive and active volcanoes in the world, so it’s unsurprising that we often field questions about which ones you can climb. Given that ‘climbing’ can be a relative word (do you mean right up to the crater or close enough to it?) we thought we would … Continue reading Which Costa Rica Volcanoes Can You Climb?

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Why Costa Rica Is Your Best Choice for Travel in 2021

The esteemed travel gurus at International Living sent tags wagging recently, when they ranked Costa Rica as the best retirement destination in the world. Truth be told, Costa Rica is the best choice for travel destination – whether you wish to move here permanently or just wish to enjoy a spectacular, weeklong, adventure vacation. Especially … Continue reading Why Costa Rica Is Your Best Choice for Travel in 2021

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Costa Rica Nabs 2021 Award – The Best Retirement Destination in the World

In a move that surprises no one, Costa Rica has just been named the top retirement destination in the world for 2021 The International Living Global Retirement Index is released yearly and considered one of the most reliable sources of information, particularly for North Americans. It’s voted on by actual expats living abroad so its … Continue reading Costa Rica Nabs 2021 Award – The Best Retirement Destination in the World

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Costa Rica Culture – What is the Essence of Pura Vida?

Pura vida is the most famous saying in Costa Rican culture and, although its literal translation is ‘pure life’, it’s essentially the embodiment of many aspects of the local way of life. What does pura vida mean? A life lived simply, genuinely and with gusto: this is the core of this very iconic and enticing … Continue reading Costa Rica Culture – What is the Essence of Pura Vida?

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Costa Rica Adventure Vacations – How to Travel RIGHT NOW

Costa Rica Adventure Vacations reopened its borders to the rest of the world on November 1, facilitating the rehabilitation of the country’s tourism sector. Although the COVID-19 is far from over, anywhere, people’s resolve to live ‘around’ the pandemic, safely, is stronger now than it’s ever been. Of course, since the introduction of multiple vaccine … Continue reading Costa Rica Adventure Vacations – How to Travel RIGHT NOW

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10 Quirky Treehouse Lodges for Family Adventure Vacations in Costa Rica

A quirky treehouse lodge stay can be a sensational highlight on a superb family adventure vacation in Costa Rica. Given the country is essentially one ginormous pristine jungle, you’ll find a crazy variety of choice when it comes to this unique style of accommodation. Finding a fabulous treehouse lodge to meet your family’s desires and … Continue reading 10 Quirky Treehouse Lodges for Family Adventure Vacations in Costa Rica

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Top 10 Costa Rica Experiences – What You Shouldn’t Miss

Planning an adventure vacation to Costa Rica? Whether it’s your first (or tenth) visit to our spectacular country, here are the top 10 Costa Rica iconic experiences in you really shouldn’t miss. Zip lining Experiences Zip lining at sensational speeds above tree-tops is perhaps the most iconic of all the experiences in Costa Rica. The … Continue reading Top 10 Costa Rica Experiences – What You Shouldn’t Miss

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13 Best Places in Costa Rica for Scuba Diving

Over the past two decades or so, people around the world have simply gone bonkers about scuba diving in Costa Rica. This mode of underwater diving where the diver uses a self-contained breathing apparatus has quickly become one of the most demanded leisure time activity amongst newcomers, aficionados, and experts. Scuba diving in Costa Rica is … Continue reading 13 Best Places in Costa Rica for Scuba Diving

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Your Insider’ Guide to Costa Rica Culture – Meet the Friendliest People on Earth

Your Costa Rica adventure vacation will be even more enjoyable if you delve into the many fascinating aspects of the local Costa Rica culture. Read on to learn more about the friendliest (and happiest) people on earth and find out how you can enjoy amazing cultural experiences on your next visit A Costa Rica adventure … Continue reading Your Insider’ Guide to Costa Rica Culture – Meet the Friendliest People on Earth

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