Costa Rica

What to do, see and where to stay when visiting Costa Rica with kids.

Discover All the Natural Wonders of Monteverde

Monteverde is known as Costa Rica’s living natural history museum because of the amount of flora and fauna that you can find in it. It is also a great place for adventurers because of the amount of tours that are … Continue reading

Playa Hermosa Beach and Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica

This wildlife refuge of Costa Rica was created on 1999 and is formed by a beautiful strip of beach and is home to mangrove swamps. Where is it? Playa Hermosa, on the Central Pacific Coast, is located 5 km south … Continue reading

Hiking Trails in Costa Rica

Put on your hiking shoes, get your binoculars ready, grab a camera, and go! With over 160 national parks, reserves, refuges, volcanoes, and other conservation areas to visit, you are going to see mother nature at her best! Costa Rica … Continue reading

Sport Fishing in Costa Rica

Come to the mecca of world-class sport fishing. The deep blue warm waters of Costa Rica (Caribbean and Pacific) are full of marlin, mahi mahi, sailfish, tarpon, snook-to name a few, year round. Sport fishing is one of the best … Continue reading

Carate Beach on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

This town in the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica is naturists’ and outdoor enthusiasts’ secret hideaway. With undeveloped beaches and lush mountain backdrops, Carate’s natural beauty and rich wildlife helps you forget all about the stresses of life. Discover the … Continue reading

Beaches of the Pacific Coast in Costa Rica

Can you believe there are over 800+ miles of Pacific coast of Costa Rica? It’s true. This is a beach lover’s paradise! The white or black sanded beaches are bordered with tropical forests that are full of wildlife: monkeys, sloths, … Continue reading

What to Do on the North Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica

The North Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica is famously known as the ‘Port City of Limon’. It consists of a cluster of freshwater canals and wetland areas, surrounded by thick rainforest heaving with wildlife and 22 miles of protected black … 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

Tarcoles River American Crocodiles, Costa Rica – Photo Essay

Tarcoles River in Costa Rica is world known for having the most amount of American Crocodiles in the Northern Hemisphere. And the best part you can come up really close! Discover how great this Crocodile Tour in Costa Rica can … Continue reading

Sierpe, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica – Photo Essay

Sierpe, Costa Rica is a small town located in the Osa Peninsula. It is a laid back place to visit in your way to the Corcovado National Park. Find more beautiful towns in the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. Sierpe … Continue reading

Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica – Photo Essay

Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica is the largest town on the Osa Peninsula. It is the main port area with some of the best fishing to be done. It’s also close to Corcovado national park. The beaches here rock and the … 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

The Best Surfing in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has long been recognized as one of the world’s best surfing destinations. While it doesn’t boast the biggest waves, the “pura vida” lifestyle and variety of beach and surf conditions has earned Costa Rica a place on the … Continue reading

Matapalo Beach, Costa Rica – Photo Essay

Matapalo Beach on the Osa Peninsula od Costa Rica, is one of those completely empty, somewhat difficult beaches to get to. But that’s the beauty of it. Completely undeveloped! Get information about the best beaches in Costa Rica. Road to … Continue reading

Must See and Do’s in Cahuita

There are tons of things to see do in each Costa Rican region and it can get a bit hard to decide which ones to visit. Here is a list about things to do in and around the Cahuita National … Continue reading

Cano Island, Costa Rica – Photo Essay

Cano Island is considered to have the best snorkeling in the country. It’s located off of the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica about a two hour boat ride from Drake Bay and Sierpe. You can only get here by boat … Continue reading

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Central Pacific Beaches of Costa Rica

The beaches in the Central Pacific area, starting from the southern tip of Puntarenas to north of Playa Dominical are the most visited beaches of Costa Rica. Jaco, Quepos and Manuel Antonio are also known for their tours and adventure … Continue reading

Bet You Didn’t Know This About the Volcanoes of Costa Rica

Costa Rica, which sits directly on top of the Pacific Ring of Fire, is home to over 120 volcanoes. Gratefully, only five are active. However, one of the five is on the top ten list of most active volcanoes in … Continue reading

Costa Rica Vacation Testimonial – Family Vacation

Hi Marina, The trip was really lovely and we all had a great time. 10 days was perfect for the girls and although it rained a lot, we had plenty of things to do. In Manuel Antonio, we went to … Continue reading