Category: Attraction Reviews

Family Friendly Attractions experienced first hand and reviewed for you.

Tours in Tortuguero, Costa Rica

As we were forewarned, rain and Tortuguero go hand in hand. Although, at 5:30 AM, I would have preferred that the clouds had waited just a little longer before opening up and pouring out all their contents all over us. … Continue reading

Turu Ba Ri Adventure Park in Costa Rica – Rappelling and Climbing

To push my husband’s adrenaline glands into overtime we signed him up for the rappel/rock climbing wall. Turu Ba Ri is awesome, we’ve already done the Canopy tour and even had my husband fly at 55 mph with the Superman … Continue reading

Tortuguero Costa Rica – The Village

After a delicious buffet lunch at Mawamba Lodge and a quick dip in the pool, our guide gathered us around to take a quick boat ride to Tortuguero Village. Since there were no cars, the majority of the walkways were … Continue reading

Photo Friday – INBioparque in Costa Rica A Kid’s Dream

If you had one day to spend in Costa Rica and wanted to see all of its ecosystems in one go, INBioparque would be the best place for it. Do you want to feel the heavy humidity of a tropical … Continue reading

The Trip to Tortuguero Costa Rica

Tortuguero is one of those Can’t-Miss-This adventures of Costa Rica. Our trip was so great and chock-full of fun, I couldn’t possibly have written just one post about it! Find more jungle lodges of Costa Rica.   Mawamba Lodge picked … Continue reading

Turu Ba Ri Adventure Park in Costa Rica – The Welcome

Please sign up for my RSS feedand find me on twitter @marinavillatoro OK, so we know about the Disney and Universal theme parks. How about a nature, adventure park where the theme is all part of Mother Nature’s own design … Continue reading

Costa Rica Daily Photo – ATV Rides One of the Most Popular Tours in the Country

ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) are really popular tours in Costa Rica, because you really get to see the lay of the land!

Rock Climbing Gym in Costa Rica

Some would say my husband is an adrenaline junkie. The truth is, he always indulges in sports that push him mentally, physically and spiritually. ‘Rock Climbing‘ is all that and much, much more.  Luckily we found a rock climbing gym … Continue reading

Photo Friday – The Hanging Bridges of Arenal, Costa Rica

Please sign up for my RSS feedand find me on twitter @marinavillatoro At the foothills of Volcano Arenal, one of the ten most active volcanoes of the world, is the town of La Fortuna. From here to Lake Arenal, the … Continue reading

The Only Sloth Rescue Center in the World!

It’s true, the Sloth Rescue Center (Aviarios Del Caribe), is the only center of its kind and you can find it in Costa Rica. No where else on earth will you find a place that focuses on saving and rehabilitating … Continue reading

A Real Chocolate Tour in Costa Rica

In the early 1900’s Costa Rica was one of the top exporters and producers of the Cacao plant, better known as chocolate. The seed was so valuable that in the South Caribbean region of Costa Rica it was used as … Continue reading

Sports Fishing in Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica

My girlfriend and her husband own Tropic Fins Adventures a Sports Fishing outfit in Puerto Jimenez and invited us to join them on an afternoon In-shore fishing trip. I am sooo not a fisherman! My husband had about as much … Continue reading

Photo Friday – Ex Prison turned into a Children’s Museum

Yes, it’s true. This was at one point one of the harshest and cruelest penitentiaries of Costa Rica. Today it is one of my favorite places to take my son to.   The Children’s Museum of Costa Rica, located in … Continue reading

Africa Mia an African Safari in Costa Rica

Please sign up for my RSS feedand find me on twitter @marinavillatoro An African safari in Costa Rica, are you sure? Yes I am! Located a few miles outside of Liberia, on the way to all the hottest beach destinations … Continue reading

Photo Friday: Cano Island in Costa Rica: How the Rangers and Volunteers Live In

Please sign up for my RSS feedand find me on twitter @marinavillatoro Cano Island is a precious gem about one hour off the coast of Osa Peninsula. It is a tourist mecca and a huge money maker for many tour … Continue reading

Amusement Park Costa Rica Style

Please sign up for my RSS feedand find me on twitter @marinavillatoro I took my son on a last bang before his mid-school break was over to Parque de Diversiones, the Tico version of an amusement park. And to be … Continue reading

Dinosaurs in Costa Rica, You Gotta be Kidding!

No, I’m not! The road trip from the Central Valley to ANYWHERE in Guanacaste, with kids, is grueling and long. So whenever I can take a detour to stimulate my son and let him burn off some of his restless … Continue reading

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