Costa Rica Waterfall

Costa Rica Waterfall Llanos de Cortes: 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

Costa Rica Waterfall Catarata Del Toro: A 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 has designated almost 28% of its entire land area as protected land, almost half of which is organized into various national parks. 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 fact, with more than 600 wildlife species every 10,000 square kilometers, Costa …

Visiting The Pre-Columbian Gold Museum San Jose Costa Rica

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 …

Visiting The Costa Rica Jade Museum

The Costa Rica Jade Museum is located in a distinct building of post modern design in the center of San Jose. Founded in 1977 by Marco Fidel Tristán Castro, it houses a collection of archeology, art, ethnography and numismatics. The building itself was originally built by the government as a way to stave off the loss of national treasures through …