Category: Costa Rica Attractions

Costa Rica Attractions Reviewed

Find out the best Costa Rica attractions and tours to do while traveling to Costa Rica with kids. We’ve done them and tested them so you can feel safe.

Tubing and Rafting in Costa Rica

Among all of the adventures available in this Central American country, a couple of the most popular among travelers are tubing or rafting in Costa Rica. That is because there are tons of rivers in Costa Rica with rapids for … Continue reading

Where to Fish in Costa Rica

If you are looking for an adventure tour. The deep blue warm waters of the country (Caribbean and Pacific) along with all of the marlin, mahi mahi, sailfish, tarpon, snook, to name a few, are waiting for you. These are … Continue reading

Turtle Tours in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is not only home to five species of sea turtles (Leatherback, Green Sea, Loggerhead, Hawksbill, and Olive Ridley) nesting on both the Caribbean and Pacific Coasts, but to three nesting sites that are among the most important in … Continue reading

Canopy Tour in Costa Rica

Canopy tours in Costa Rica are the most popular activities in the country and is a ‘MUST DO’ activity! Aside from a great adventure ride, you get to see Costa Rica’s biodiversity at its best because a lot of it … Continue reading

Cano Negro Adventure, Costa Rica

Cano Negro wildlife refuge is located on the northern region of Costa Rica, close to the Arenal National Park and near the border with Nicaragua. This refuge protects wetlands and a crazy amount of flora and fauna. I had heard … Continue reading

Dolphin and Whale Watching in Costa Rica

This country is a great place to go to if you want to enjoy the ultimate eco-tourist attraction: dolphin and whale watching. With pockets of shallow temperate waters, it’s not a hard things to see for humpback whales, killer whales, … Continue reading

Canyoneering – Waterfall Rappelling Tours in Arenal, Costa Rica

Me and adrenaline tours simply don’t mix. My husband and sons are the adventure junkies in our family. But when it comes to tours in Arenal, if you don’t do the canyoneering tour with Desafio, you haven’t fully lived!   … Continue reading

Monteverde Cloud Forest Night Tour – Animals Galore!

What’s all the buzz about night tours and nocturnal animals? Not sure, but when you arrive to the Monteverde Cloud Forest area that’s all you hear about (Aside the regular stuff about reserves, cloud forests and ziplining). Since I can’t miss out on … Continue reading

Horseback Riding Tour to Waterfalls in Arenal, Costa Rica

I’ll let you in on a little secret – I’m not at all a Horseback Riding Tour fan. It’s one of those tours I can take it or leave it. However, the buzz around town if you want to visit … Continue reading

What To Do in Monteverde – Ziplining and Hanging Bridges in the Cloud Forest of Monteverde

Without a doubt the number one activity(ies) in all of Monteverde is ziplining and hanging bridges in the cloud forest! Very little compares to this adventure and is a must do. In my opinion only Sky Adventure Skytrek really delivers … Continue reading

Zoos & Rescue Centers of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is teeming with rare, endangered and beautiful wildlife. But the reality is that hunting, poaching, and illegal animal trade exist here. The Costa Rican government is doing all it can to buckle down and catch the wrongdoers, but … Continue reading

Tortuguero – Costa Rica’s Amazon – Photo Essay

Tortuguero National Park of Costa Rica is called the Amazon of Costa Rica and for good reason. The only way to get here is via canals and the amount of wildlife welcoming you into the village is outstanding. Plus, it’s … Continue reading

Sloth Center, Cahuita – Photo Essay

Cahuita, Costa Rica has a unique place where injured and orphan sloths are taken care of until they are able to go back out to the forest. This is definitely a place you must visit, your heart will melt! Find … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Fourtrax Tours, ATV tous in Jaco, Arenal, Tamarindo & Manuel Antonio

Do you want to get to know the Costa Rica country side but you are not a fan of hiking? If so I have the perfect thing for you. There is a great tour company in Costa Rica called Fourtrax … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Cano Negro Tour by Boat or by Canoe

  Canoa Aventurais a great tour operator that offers the most exciting water activities in Costa Rica, but today I’m going to focus on the Cano Negro tour in Arenal. There are two variations: a boat tour and a canoe tour. … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Sky Trek Canopy Tour in Arenal and Monteverde

Costa Rica has many Zipline/Canopy tours, so what is it that makes Sky Trek so good? For starters, they have: 2 Theme Parks. One is in Monteverde, where they offer sky tram, sky trek, sky walk and a serpentarium. The … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Sunset Sailing in Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica has become a must see destination in this country because it seems to have it all:   The National Park Hotels on private beaches Incredible Flora More monkeys than people So what else can this … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Off-Roading in Style in Guanacaste!

First answer this: Do you like nature, adventure, pristine beaches, howler monkeys, tropical forests, fine dining under the stars, undiscovered locations, bonfires and beautiful sunsets? And how about vintage Land Cruisers? If so Costa Rica has the perfect thing for … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica – Canyoneering with Desafio Tours in Arenal & Monteverde

This is a Costa Rican tour operator called Desafio Adventure functioning mainly out of Arenal/La Fortuna area and Monteverde that has an adventure that will rock your socks off and its name is: Canyoneering and waterfall rappelling! As its name … Continue reading

Spotlight Costa Rica! Desafio Tours in Arenal and Monteverde

When visiting Costa Rica, what tour should I do? Who do you recommend? These are questions that I get asked daily from my friends and clients that are going to Arenal or Monteverde in Costa Rica. My answer: Desafio Adventure … Continue reading

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