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Costa Rica Travel & Tourism Continues to Change

President authorizes $30 Million Convention Centre Project.     Costa Rican President, Laura Chinchilla approved the Convention Centre Project as part of the inauguration of Central America’s most significant tourism industry event, ExpoTur, on Wednesday,…
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Your Costa Rica Surfing Adventures Captured: Matosfilms Surf Photos and Video Productions

Costa Rica beaches offer world class surfing conditions, and attract surfers from all over the world. Surrounded by tropical greenery and offering the best breaks on the Pacific Coast, the Guanacaste beaches of Playa Grande…
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Costa Rican Luxury Hotels Receive Million Dollar Investments, Demonstrate Strength of the Costa Rica Tourism Industry

According to the Costa Rica Minister of Tourism, Allan Flores, million dollar investments in Costa Rica luxury hotel developments are a clear indication that the country’s tourism industry is going from strength to strength. Click…
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Costa Rican Turtles Find Help and Care at Tortufauna Turtle Center

  Costa Rica is famous for its many varieties of sea turtles, but this popular vacation destination is also home to several species of freshwater and land turtles as well. These freshwater turtles face many…
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Costa Rica Artist Scott K. Wimer Creates Original Artwork Using Your Vacation Photos

Costa Rica art is available in many forms all over the country. However, a lot of tourist art and souvenir paintings can start to look the same after awhile. If you are looking for a…
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Costa Rica Mountain Biking Tour: An Adventure in Manuel Antonio and Quepos

Costa Rica mountain biking is an extreme adventure tour for those who want a little more excitement during their tropical vacation. Click here and book your luxury villa today!   Not one for relaxing by…
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Costa Rica to Host Medical Tourism International Conference

Costa Rica will be hosting the 2011 Medical Travel International Business Summit from May 2nd to 4th.  The international medical conference will include a series of roundtable discussions to be held from the 2nd to…
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Costa Rica White Water Rafting—The Ultimate Adventure Tour!

If you’re looking for the ultimate Costa Rica white water rafting adventure tour, then this is it! Located in the heart of Guanacaste Costa Rica, a high speed white water rafting tour is best reserved…
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Costa Rica Safety: Rip Tide Safety and Awareness

  Costa Rica water safety tips are extraordinarily important to your welfare while enjoying your family vacation in paradise. If you plan on swimming at any of the breathtaking Costa Rica beaches, it’s imperative to…
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Liberia Airport in Guanacaste Costa Rica to Open New International Terminal in November

The Liberia Airport in Guanacaste Costa Rica recently announced plans to open a new international terminal in November 2011. The announcement of the expansion at Liberia Airport is welcome news for eager tourists wanting to…
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Costa Rica Sport Fishing highlighted by Los Suenos Signature Billfish Series

Costa Rica continues to rein supreme as a top sport  fishing vacation destination, as one of the world’s most popular deep sea fishing tournaments in Costa Rica comes to a close.  The second leg of the 8th annual…
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Hot Air Ballooning Over Arenal Volcano: A Costa Rica Adventure Tour of Epic Heights

Want your vacation in Costa Rica to reach new heights? Then check out the truly unique hot air ballooning adventure tour near Arenal. Book your vacation rental TODAY!   This Costa Rica adventure tour is unlike…
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Jet Skiing in Costa Rica at Playa Manuel Antonio

Jet Skiing in Costa Rica: An Exciting Adventure Tour in Manuel Antonio!

Tired of floating through mangroves or sitting back on a boating eco tour? If your looking for fast paced, adrenalin pumping things to do during your family vacation to Playa Manuel Antonio,  then how about…
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Bungee Jumping in Costa Rica at Rio Colorado Bridge

Bungee Jumping in Costa Rica: An Extreme Adventure Tour!

Experience the exhilarating feeling of free falling from a great height, being held upside down by nothing more than a rubber band, while bungee jumping in Costa Rica! One of the many exciting things to…
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Puntarenas Costa Rica Swimming Pool Complex $3 Million

Puntarenas Costa Rica Promotes Tourism with $3 Million Swimming Pool Complex

The city of Puntarenas Costa Rica is about to get a large addition—a new swimming pool complex! With the hope of encouraging more tourism to the port town of Puntarenas, this 1.5 billion colon beachfront…
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Yoga Things to Do in San Jose Costa RicaL Yogarte Attraction

Things To Do in San Jose Costa Rica: Yogarte, The Art of Relaxation through Yoga

If you’re in need of a chill out weekend then head down to the Costa Rican Museum of Art, Museo de Arte Costarricense (MAC), for Yogarte, located in La Sabana Park in San Jose.  The…
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World Future Council Future Policy Award

Costa Rica Nominated for World Future Council Future Policy Award

The popular vacation destination of Costa Rica is well known for its biodiversity, green policies, sustainable building practices, wildlife preservation, rain forest preservation and ecotourism. Now Costa Rica can flaunt their government’s eco-friendly practices once…
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Honeymoon in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Ranks for Best Honeymoon Destinations by Brides Magazine!

Looking for a honeymoon in paradise? Then look no further! Costa Rica has been placed in the Top 10 honeymoon destinations by the best selling Brides magazine. Costa Rica was ranked in the March edition…
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Beachfront Golf at All Inclusive Resort in Costa Rica

Hacienda Pinilla Beach Resort Near Tamarindo: A Golfing Dream in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is home to many wonderful beach resorts, but few all-inclusive resorts in Costa Rica can hold a candle to the magnificence of Hacienda Pinilla Beach Resort near Tamarindo. Located on the white sand…
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Stone Spheres of Costa Rica

The Diquis Stone Spheres of Costa Rica: An Archeological Mystery

Costa Rica, the popular tropical vacation destination, is well known for its beautiful beaches, luxury vacation rentals and exotic hotel resorts. However, Costa Rica is rich in culture and history as well. For those visitors…
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Costa Rica Adventure Luxury Travel Hot Air Balloon Ride

Costa Rica Tops 2011 Virtuoso Luxe Report for Adventure and Family Travel

The 2011 Virtuoso Luxe Report has confirmed that Costa Rica is the most popular vacation destination for adventure travel in the world! Costa Rica also tops the list for family travel destinations for 2011, coming…
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Costa Rica Sanke Refuge in San Jose

Costa Rica Snake Refuge & Rehabilitation Center Opens to Public

Costa Rica, the popular tropical vacation destination, is home to a variety of slithering snakes and roaming reptiles. Ever wanted to get up close and personal with a python or a poisonous Bushmaster? At the…
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San Jose Butterfly Garden Entrance Museo Nacional de Costa Rica

National Museum’s Butterfly Garden: Paradise Found in San Jose

Downtown San Jose is one of the few places in Costa Rica you would expect to find tropical serenity.  But hidden amongst all that inner city chaos of San Jose is the newly inaugurated National…
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Costa Rica Health Jogging on the Beach

Costa Rica: Good for Your Health

  The popular vacation destination Costa Rica has actually been proven to be good for your health and stress levels. When was the last time you told someone you “went away for your health”? Nowadays,…
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Haunted Costa Rica Ruins of Cartago

Haunted Costa Rica: Ghost Stories & Urban Legends

Like all places in the world, even popular vacation destinations like tropical Costa Rica have ghost stories and urban legends. In fact, American ghost tracker TV shows including Ghost Hunters International and Paranormal State have…
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Caving in Costa Rica at Barra Honda National Park

Amazing Caves in Costa Rica Offer True Caving Experiences

Caving in Costa Rica is an extreme adventure sport on the rise. While many adventure tours in Costa Rica like white water rafting and hiking tours are extremely popular, caving, or spelunking, is a growing…
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Surf Playa Bejuco Costa Rica

Why Surfers Love Playa Bejuco Costa Rica

For those that have been on a Costa Rica surfing vacation before, you know there are plenty of pristine beaches where you can catch some sweet swells. Book the most beautiful vacation villa of your…
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Flights in Costa Rica

Internal flights in Costa Rica Prove a Popular Travel Alternative

Although nearly half of tourists visiting Costa Rica choose to rent a car,  many are now opting for domestic flights to reduce their travel time. The availability of internal flights in Costa Rica has increased…
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Amor de Temporada Boardwalk Construction at Playas del Coco

Boardwalk in Playas del Coco Costa Rica Opening April 2012

For an exciting beach vacation in Costa Rica, Playas del Coco, located along the Gulf of Papagayo, is well on its way to becoming one of the best beaches to visit in Guanacaste. In recent…
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Sunset Bride at Manuel Antonio Wedding

A Paradise Wedding in Costa Rica Fit for a Princess: Getting Married in Manuel Antonio

If you are looking for your own wedding to rival that of the royals, why not get married in the beautifully secluded wedding destination of Manuel Antonio Costa Rica? If you’re lucky enough to have…
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Costa Rica Hosts II International Planet, People, Peace Conference

Costa Rica Hosts II International Planet, People, Peace Ecotourism Conference

Costa Rica has played a pioneering role to help redefine the concept of responsible tourism, demonstrating that ecotourism is much more than a public relations trend. As popular beach vacation destination, thousands travel to Costa…
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Playa Grande Sea Turtles

Witness Giant Leatherback Turtles Nesting on Playa Grande Costa Rica!

If Costa Rica is your 2011 vacation destination and you love wildlife, then head down to Las Baulas Marine National Park just outside of the bustling beach town of Playa Tamarindo! Las Baulas Marine National…
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San Jose Attractions Teatro Nacional

National Theater Offers Plenty of Things to Do in San Jose Costa Rica

Looking for things to do in San Jose during your vacation in Costa Rica? Then make sure to visit one of the most beautiful attractions in San Jose Costa Rica, the stunning Teatro Nacional (National…
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Costa Rica Gyrocopter Tour flying of Playa Tamarindo

An elevating Costa Rica tour – Light aircraft adventure in Playa Tamarindo

Exciting Costa Rica tour of epic heights. The Costa Rica gyrocopter tour takes you along the pacific coastline setting off from Playa Tamarindo and visiting Playa Flamingo, Playa Conchal and Playa Las Piratas.…
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Costa Rica Wildlife Capuchin Monkey

Costa Rica Wildlife & Nature Attractions Headline CNN iReport

If you are a budding wildlife photographer then make sure to head to Costa Rica for your next vacation. Five percent of the world’s species can be found in beautiful Costa Rica including Capuchin monkeys, Keel…
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Costa Rica Turtle

Heros in a Half Shell – Costa Rica Turtles Tracked By Satellite

Costa Rica turtles have been fitted with tracking devices to monitor their movements in the warm pacific waters…
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Playa Flamingo Costa Rica Catamaran Tour

Jump Aboard Playa Flamingo Catamaran Tour in Costa Rica

If you are looking for a sailing adventure during your vacation in Playa Flamingo then why not embark upon a luxury catamaran tour? This amazing catamaran eco-tour in Guanacaste visits some of the most beautiful,…
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Costa Rica Wildlife at Corcovado National Park

Debt for Nature Fund Helps Protect Osa Peninsula Rainforest

A Debt for Nature swap program in Costa Rica has allocated over half a million dollars to environmental conservation programs in the South Pacific, awarding over $100,000 to the Corcovado Foundation which protects the Corcovado…
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Baby Sloth at Costa Rica Sloth Sanctuary

Costa Rica Sloth Sanctuary Makes International Headlines

The Costa Rican Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary in Cahuita Costa Rica made international headlines in the United Kingdom last November. A Daily Mail article documented the Sloth Sanctuary’s hard work looking after 100 orphaned sloths on…
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Costa Rica Rafting & Wildlife Adventure Tour

Rio Corobici Floating River Wildlife & Adventure Tour in Costa Rica

If the thought of shuttling your way down Costa Rica’s white water rapids while holding on for dear life turns your stomach, then how does a pleasant glide through the calm waters of the Corobici…
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Playa Nosara Kayak Eco Tour

Kayaking at Playa Nosara Costa Rica – An Adventure Tour of a Lifetime

Playa Nosara is known for offering one of the best kayak adventure tours in Costa Rica. If you are looking for an exciting eco adventure tour while on vacation in Costa Rica then head to…
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Coco Island National Park Costa Rica Waterfall

Isla Del Coco Costa Rica: The Legend of The Hidden Treasure

Click Image for Costa Rica Vacation Rentals According to legend, Costa Rica may really be the coast of riches. Historians have confirmed there is evidence to suggest that what is now Parque Nacional Isla del Coco…
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Playa Manuel Antonio Costa Rica Private Chefs

Costa Rica Vacation Rentals Offer Ocean View Dining with Private Chefs

If you’re ready for a hard earned break and don’t want to spend your valuable Costa Rica vacation time preparing meals for the family, then consider the benefits of hiring your own personal master chef! …
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Playa Tamarindo Costa Rica Yoga

Playa Tamarindo Costa Rica Yoga – Beachfront Yoga Classes

The beautiful beach vacation destination of Tamarindo Costa Rica is perhaps one of the best places in the world to practice yoga. With spectacular sunsets, an endless white sandy beach and sparkling waters, Playa Tamarindo…
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Playa Jaco Costa Rica ATV Adventure Tour


If you love adventure travel and extreme sports then look no further! Find an adrenaline infused adventure tour while on vacation in Costa Rica with an exciting ATV tour at Playa Jaco! Tired of chilling…
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Manuel Antonio Costa Rica Segway Eco-tour

Manuel Antonio Adventure Tour: Glide Through Costa Rica’s Rainforest by Segway!

If you’re looking for an exciting and different Manuel Antonio eco-tour while on family vacation in Costa Rica then this is it! The Manuel Antonio Segway adventure travel tour is like no other. The Segway…
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Friends of Costa Rica National Parks Program

Sustainable Tourism in Costa Rica: Join Costa Rica’s Friends of the National Parks Club

If you have ever visited Costa Rica, then you’ll know that this paradise is the ultimate ecotourism destination. There are not many places in the world that have pristine, white-sand beaches, dense tropical rainforest and…
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Destination Weddings Manuel Antonio Costa Rica Couple Kissing

Playa Manuel Antonio: The Ultimate for Destination Weddings in Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio is one of the most beautiful places in the world to have a romantic destination wedding in Costa Rica. With its pristine white-sand beaches and tropical landscape, it comes as no surprise that…
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Golf Costa Rica Los Suenos Resort Ocean View Golf Course

Golf Costa Rica: Course at Los Suenos Resort in Jaco Truly Amazes!

If playing golf is your passion then Costa Rica is a golfer’s delight! At Los Suenos Resort, you will find one of the best championship golf course designs not only in Costa Rica, but in…
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Playa Ray pushes to be included in Manuel Antonio National Park

Push for Playa Rey Proposal in Manuel Antonio National Park by Community Leaders

A proposal to assign additional funding to Playa Rey from Manuel Antonio National Park revenue was presented to the Costa Rican government by local community leaders on Friday the 30th of July. Click here and book…
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