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Costa Rica national park Corcovado

In honor of Earth Day, 4 Costa Rica National Parks you should visit

In celebration of Earth Day 2015 – celebrating its 45th anniversary on April 22, 2015 – Horizontes Nature Tours in Costa Rica asked one of their long-time naturalist guides what was his favorite element of Costa Rica nature. Costa Rica’s national parks were his answer. From a country that was nearly devastated by deforestation by...
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Manuel Antonio Beach Costa Rica

Costa Rica wins big in TripAdvisor 2015 travel awards

Continuing to be a favorite with world travelers, beaches and hotels in Costa Rica were named among the best in the world according to the latest TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards. The popular global travel site announced on Feb. 18 its 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards for the best beaches and hotels in the world. The annual...
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Safari Float Penas Blancas River

Combine Costa Rica adventure tours with transfers for fun travel days

Transportation in Costa Rica, unless you’ve booked a Costa Rica vacation package that includes transfers, can sometimes be complicated and expensive. Now there is a Costa Rica transportation solution that also makes your travel days fun. Desafio Adventure Company offers Adventure Connections that take care of your transportation between vacation destinations in Costa Rica and...
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Gravity Falls Arenal Costa Rica

Waterfall jumping is next extreme adventure tour in Arenal Costa Rica

So, you’ve done a guided rappel down a 150-foot gushing waterfall. Ho-hum. Now you’re ready for the next extreme adventure adrenaline fix. How about waterfall jumping? Waterfall jumping is Costa Rica’s version of cliff diving, but next to a waterfall. Also called “tombstoning” in Europe, waterfall jumping is the newest most extreme adventure tour in...
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Lake Arenal and Volcano Arenal Costa Rica

Adventures on Lake Arenal Costa Rica

Stretching like a long finger pointing at the Arenal Volcano, Lake Arenal in Costa Rica is one of the country’s most scenic points of interest. Green rolling hills of forest and pastureland surround the deep blue lake, with the near-perfect conical symmetry of Arenal Volcano framing the skyline to the east. It is the country’s...
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Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

Costa Rica Northern Plains and Arenal Volcano are hot spots to visit

Two must-see destinations on your Costa Rica vacation are the Arenal Volcano and Northern Plains of Costa Rica. The tall, impressive Arenal Volcano rises 5,437 feet above the verdant rainforest and neighboring Lake Arenal, framing the skyline with its near perfect cone shape. The spectacular live volcano is easily one of the most photographed landscapes...
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Costa Rica - Jaco Beach

Top 10 Costa Rica vacation destinations

Costa Rica is a top world travel destination because it has something for everyone: tropical rainforest, green mountains, spectacular beaches, active volcanoes, wild rivers and lakes, and charming towns. The dry tropical forest and wide savannas of the north Pacific are as varied as the dense, steamy jungle of the south Pacific, the misty cool...
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Family Vacation Costa Rica

Best fall family vacation in Costa Rica

October and November means autumn school breaks, and Thanksgiving Week in the USA. It’s time for your fall family vacation. This year, be ahead of the learning curve and visit one of the world’s largest “outdoor classrooms” in the sun and tropics of Costa Rica. Imagine discovering animals and plants that you have never seen...
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Costa Rica is top family travel destination

Top 9 family vacation spots in Costa Rica

The entire country arguably could be considered one big outdoor classroom – filled to the brim with amazing nature and exciting adventure. For this reason, Costa Rica has become one of the top family vacation destinations in the world. All in one small country you can find warm tropical weather, beautiful beaches along two oceans...
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