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Costa Rica Whales at Marino Ballena National Park

Costa Rica’s 2nd Festival of the Arrival of Whales and Dolphins

  The 2nd Festival of the Arrival of Whales and Dolphins takes you and your family on an amazing adventure tour in Costa Rica to witness this amazing spectacle of wildlife! Let the advendure travel begin! Located…
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Witches Rock Surf Camp, Playa Tamarindo Costa Rica

Experience the Ultimate Costa Rica Surf at Witches Rock Tamarindo

  If you know anything about surfing then you know about Costa Rica’s Gold Coast of prime surfing hotspots. Located close to Playa Tamarindo, Witches Rock and Ollie’s Point are the stuff of surfing legends. These secluded…
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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,…
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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. Manuel Antonio National Park…
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Manuel Antonio Costa Rica Hotel Palazzo Park

Manuel Antonio Hotel & Resort Takes Ecotourism in Costa Rica to the Next Level with Green Rooftop Project

Costa Rica is well known for promoting sustainable ecotourism and one luxury hotel in Manuel Antonio is pioneering a project that is being hailed as the countries first truly Green architectural project. Located in close proximity to Manuel…
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Costa Rica Eco Tourism; Beach at Osa Peninsula

Win An All Inclusive Eco Tourism Vacation to Costa Rica!

As part of a campaign to promote a new environmentally-friendly line of paper products, Neenah Paper, Inc. is offering a sweepstakes to win an all-inclusive vacation for two to Costa Rica! The vacation includes a…
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Costa Rica Eco Tour Catamaran Sailing

An Eco Tour to Remember: Exploring Isla Tortuga, Costa Rica, By Catamaran

Enjoy Costa Rica’s world famous golden coasts and turquoise waters while cruising the Gulf of Nicoya aboard a luxury catamaran. Add that little “extra something” to your family vacation, destination wedding or honeymoon in paradise by experiencing the…
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An adult female turtle returns to sea in Costa Rica

Win A Trip to Costa Rica To Witness Sea Turtles In Their Natural Habitat

SEE Turtles, an international conservation and tourism organization, has successfully raised over $100,000 in charitable donations!  To celebrate this achievement the organization is giving away a free space on an ecotour to witness the nesting of sea…
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Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, Rainforest Zip Line Canopy Tour

Playa Samara Canopy Tour: A Rainforest Adventure For Your Family Vacation In Costa Rica

Ever wondered what it feels like to glide through the trees of the rainforest canopy like Tarzan? Well, Costa Rica’s Wingnuts Canopy Tour in Playa Samara will take your family vacation in paradise to new heights! A rainforest canopy tour…
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Dominical Tourism, Costa Rica, Dolphin & Whale Watching Tour

A Dominical Adventure Tour That Amazes: Whale Watching in Costa Rica

No family vacation in Costa Rica would be complete without an eco adventure tour to see something truly spectacular. Nowadays, it seems that not only humans have fallen in love with the tropical paradise of Costa…
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Jaco Wildlife Tour: An Adventure with Costa Rica’s Crocodile Man

Crocodiles aren’t exactly known for being a man’s best friend, but it seems that the Rio Grande de Tarcoles, located about a half an hour outside of Playa Jaco, Costa Rica, makes the perfect setting for…
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Playa Santa Teresa Surf Tournament, Costa-Rica

Playa Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, Prepares for Extreme Surf Tournament

Surfers travel and vacation in Costa Rica because of the world class waves that this paradise has to offer. If you love to surf and are up for a challenge then make your way down to the gorgeous Costa…
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Sunset Yoga in Dominical, Costa Rica, by Bamboo Yoga

Playa Dominical Costa Rica Offers Relaxing Sunset Yoga

No beach vacation in Costa Rica would be complete without an invigorating yoga session, especially if you enjoy surfing. If you are looking for some serious relaxation after a long day of battling the surf, then what better…
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Dominical Nauyuca Waterfalls in Central Pacific Costa Rica

Costa Rica Adventure Tour: Horseback Riding Through Nauyaca Waterfalls in Dominical

Dominical is home to the some of the most beautiful sites in Costa Rica and the Nauyaca Waterfalls are of no exception. If you are looking for a relaxing nature tour in Costa Rica then…
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Costa Rica Surf Tournament at Playa Hermosa, Jaco

Costa Rica Hosts Surf Tournament Final at Playa Hermosa, Jaco

In Costa Rica, La Curva, Playa Hermosa, Jaco will play host to the Grand Final of the National DayStar Surfing Circuit. One of the biggest events in the surfing calendar, this Grand Final will be…
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Costa Rica Shark Diving Ecotourism on Isla de Coco

Costa Rica Scuba Diving Shark Tour on Isla de Coco, Puntarenas

Costa Rica’s Isla de Coco, Puntarenas, has been listed as one of the top ten places to go scuba diving with sharks.  In an article from the Spanish newspaper, El Pais, marine photographer Manú San Felix…
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Costa Rica's Sloth Sanctuary in Cahuita, Limon

Costa Rica Sloth Sanctuary In Cahuita Offers Fun & Educational Eco-Tour

Founded in 1997 and located in Cahuita, Limon, Costa Rica, the Sloth Sanctuary rescues and rehabilitates injured sloths. The mission of the Sloth Sanctuary is to ensure the protection of sloths in Costa Rica through…
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Costa Rican Christiana Figueres Named UN Climate Chief

COSTA RICAN NAMED U.N. CLIMATE CHIEF

Costa Rican, Christiana Figueres was appointed the position of U.N. Climate Chief on May 17th. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon highlighted the valuable hands on experience and climate change knowledge of Figueres as essential attributes for…
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Costa Rica former President José María Figueres at Duke University

Democracy and Environmental Sustainability in Costa Rica

Former president of Costa Rica José María Figueres continues to promote Sustainable Development as the integrating architecture of governmental action.  On April 22nd Figueres delivered a speech at the Goodson Chapel at Duke University, North…
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Arenal La Reserva Forest Foundation wildflowers

Avatar Creators Support Project in Costa Rica

With the lights on and the 3D glasses thrown to the side the end of Avatar meant a return to reality and the realization that environmental effects of exploiting our own ecosystems cannot possibly have…
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Guanacaste, Costa Rica, wind farm

Costa Rica’s Renewable Energy Drive

The company Ju Wi inaugurated a new wind farm located in Guanacaste at the end of April helping Costa Rica to achieve its goal of sourcing 100% of its energy from renewable sources.  Completed in…
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Coffee beans from Costa Rica's Central Valley

Costa Rican Coffee High in Quality, High in Benefits

Known as Costa Rica’s “Grano de Oro” (Grain of Gold), coffee has supported the local economy since the 1850’s. The coffee been is so cherished by the national government that Costa Rica is the only…
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Costa Rica's national bird, the quetzal

Costa Rica Offers Best Bird Watching in the World

Costa Rica represents over 8% of the world’s bird species boasting an amazing 850 species that can be found within the national borders. This figure is higher than the amount of birds that can be…
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Several boats take off into the Pacific for the 2009 Presidential Challenge

Costa Rica Sport Fishing Lures in Tourists for Presidential Challenge

  Tourists from across the globe flooded Guanacaste over the weekend of March 5th to participate in the Presidential Challenge, which gave competitors the chance to fully engage their passion for sport fishing. Not only…
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Athletes at the start line of the Jaco Extreme Challenge 3.0

Get in on the Race: Jaco Extreme Challenge 3.0!

The best race of Costa Rica’s summer is slated to occur in Jacó next weekend, March 27, 2010. Scheduled just before Semana Santa, “Holy Week”, locals and tourists alike are gearing up for the Jacó Extreme Challenge 3.0. The…
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Tree lined shore of Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

Uniting Manuel Antonio National Park with the Biological Corridor

The Costa Rican government formally appropriated the land of Playa El Rey to Manuel Antonio National Park on November 17, 2000. This land added 14 kilometers of beach and increased the parks’ size to nearly…
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Manuel Antonio bathroom facilities

Costa Rica Celebrates 37th Anniversary of Manuel Antonio National Park

On January 29, Manuel Antonio National Park marked its 37th anniversary by inaugurating fully accessible toilets and wash rooms within the park grounds. Allan Flores, Minister of Tourism, Jorge Eduardo Rodríguez Quirós, Minister of Environment…
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Viktoras Kulvinskas Speaking at the Montezuma Concious Community

Costa Rica Montezuma Conscious Community Inspired by Viktoras Kulvinskas

Costa Rica’s latest nondenominational spiritual group, the Montezuma Conscious Community, was honored to have the distinguished health and yoga guru, Viktoras Kulvinskas, speak at their intimate gathering to celebrate the launch of the organization. Kulvinskas, who…
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Costa Rica Growing Edible Insects

Costa Rica Growing Edible Insects for Consumption in Guanacaste Hotels

“I’ll take an order of the garlic-sautéed grasshoppers and beetle larvae skewers, please.” No, this order isn’t being heard from the Eastern hemisphere, but instead, as scientists soon hope, from right here in Costa Rica.…
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