Costa Rica Waterfall

Llanos de Cortes Waterfall – A Costa Rica Treasure

The province of Guanacaste in Costa Rica is a great place for any nature-lover to visit, but sometimes, the most beautiful places aren’t the most well-known. That is exactly the case for the Llanos de Cortes waterfall, which is a magnificent waterfall which has remained mostly unknown for a long time, but is definitely a must-see when visiting Costa Rica. …

Costa Rica Waterfalls

Catarata Del Toro Waterfall: Costa Rica’s Hidden Gem

The Catarata del Toro is one of Costa Rica’s tallest waterfalls, it drops almost 300 feet, and is tucked away in the mountains in the small town of Bajos del Toro. If you’re looking for a calmer experience and want to get away from the crowds that visit Costa Rica, there’s a place you can go. It’s called the Catarata …

Costa Rica Protected Lands

How Much Of Costa Rica is Protected Land?

Costa Rica is a land rich in animal and plant life, with an estimated 5% of the world’s biodiversity found within its borders. In total, Costa Rica has designated almost 28% of its entire land area as protected land, almost half of which is organized into various national parks. In fact, with more than 600 wildlife species every 10,000 square …

Costa Rica Pre-Columbian Gold Museum: A Simple Guide

The Pre-Columbian Gold Museum is a subterranean museum located in the Plaza de la Cultura in the heart of the capital, San Jose. It houses a great number of artifacts including gold and ceramic objects as well as stone, jade and glass beads that tell a story of the history of Costa Rica. Costa Rica is a country rich in …

The Costa Rica Jade Museum: A Visitors Guide

The Jade Museum of Costa Rica is a distinct building of post modern design located in the center of Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose. Founded in 1977 by Marco Fidel Tristán Castro, the building itself was originally designed to resemble a block of uncut raw jade. It is situated in Central Avenue, within Plaza de la Cultura, west of the …