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La Cangreja National Park, just a Short Drive from San José

La Cangreja National Park, just a Short Drive from San José

La Cangreja National Park, just a Short Drive from San José: Costa Rica’s national park system, now consisting of 26 parks around the country, did not have a single site in

Camaronal Costa Rica

Camaronal Costa Rica

Camaronal Costa Rica: Camaronal is a Costa Rican village with no village there in a land that time forgot. I sat under a rancho with my girlfriend looking at a crescent moon s

Palo Verde Boat Tour Costa Rica

Palo Verde Boat Tour Costa Rica

Palo Verde boat tour Costa Rica: Don’t put your hands in the water because there are crocodiles and piranhas,” said Jorge Pizarro, the comedian in charge of our 90-minute

Ecolodges in Costa Rica: Isla Chiquita, Finca Bellavista, Casa Corcovado

Ecolodges in Costa Rica: Isla Chiquita, Finca Bellavista, Casa Corcovado

A leading contributor to ecotourism growth in Costa Rica is the ecolodge. The luxury to be able to disconnect and enjoy sounds other than the ring of a cellphone or the loud

Ecotourist Road Trip: Sarapiquí Rafting, Rainforest Adventures and Wildlife

Ecotourist Road Trip: Sarapiquí Rafting, Rainforest Adventures and Wildlife

Sarapiquí Rafting, Rainforest Adventures, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Sarapiquí Wildlife: Sarapiquí is an ecotourist’s dream — a vast expanse of tropical rainforest te

Caminos de Osa: Costa Rica Tourism That Helps Costa Ricans

Caminos de Osa: Costa Rica Tourism That Helps Costa Ricans

Foreign, well-to-do business owners tend to dominate the tourism landscape in the Osa, but an innovative project called Caminos de Osa is trying to change that by empowering l

Rafael Gallo: Costa Rica Ecotourism Pioneer of Ríos Tropicales – Whitewater Rafting

Rafael Gallo: Costa Rica Ecotourism Pioneer of Ríos Tropicales – Whitewater Rafting

How do you open Costa Rica to millions of visitors a year while protecting and preserving the natural beauty that draws them? “We’ve been at it for 33 years, before ecoto

Costa Rica Haunted Hospital

Costa Rica Haunted Hospital

Costa Rica Haunted Hospital: Sanatorio Duran, It’s supposed to be the most haunted building in Costa Rica, and whether you’re a ghost hunter or a skeptic, I predict it wil

Off The Beaten Path – Llanos de Cortés Waterfall

Off The Beaten Path – Llanos de Cortés Waterfall

Some say Llanos de Cortés is the most beautiful waterfall in Costa Rica, and in this country that’s saying a lot. Thirty minutes south of Liberia near Bagaces, these falls

Off The Beaten Path – Tapanti, Remote but reachable day hike out of San José

Off The Beaten Path – Tapanti, Remote but reachable day hike out of San José

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