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The 5 Best Activities in Arenal Costa Rica

The Arenal volcano is the main reason people come to  this part of Costa Rica. Although it is a very fascinating part of visting Arenal,  it is just one of the many things to do at Arenal Costa Rica. In this post I will over each one of these places in detail so that you can see which of these …

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What Are The 8 Best Things to Do in Monteverde Costa Rica?

In Spanish, Monteverde means “green mountain” and it is one of the most interesting and most popular tourist destinations in Costa Rica. Best known for the world famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, there are a number of other reserves and activities in this area. For nature-lovers and birders, Monteverde is a natural destination and one of the best areas to …

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What Are The Best Costa Rica Hotels In and Near San Jose

I am often asked what hotel or lodge is the best in San Jose or the Central Valley of Costa Rica? Why am I asked this question so often? Because, if you are flying into and out of the San Jose Airport, chances are you are going to have to spend a night or 2 in the capital and there …

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What are The Best Hotels on the Caribbean Side of Costa Rica?

The Caribbean coast of Costa Rica has a completely different look and feel as compared to the Pacific and so do the hotels. The hotels range from eco lodges for those that love nature, to B&B’s and more basic places such as tent refuges that sit on stilts. There are thatched lodges in the rain forest, cabanas and even places …

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What Are The Best All Inclusive Costa Rica Resorts

Sometimes I just prefer to stay in a all inclusive resort in Costa Rica  instead of the “a la carte” places. For me, it just makes for a more relaxing vacation when I can just sit and chill for a while and not be concerned about anything. However finding out the right all inclusive hotel can be a challenge depending …

22 Frequently Asked Questions about Costa Rica Travel

Over the 25 plus years that I have helped people traveling to Costa Rica, I am often asked variations of the same questions consistently. Therefore I have decided pick out answers to the most frequently asked questions about travel to Costa Rica. Here I put together a list of  frequently asked questions about Travel to Costa Rica. You will be …