Golfing in Costa Rica | Tico Travel

Playing Golf in Costa Rica | A Guide to the Top Courses

So the question you need to ask yourself is should you be playing golf in Costa Rica while on vacation?  I mean to say that instead of playing golf, maybe you should reserve your time in Costa Rica for things in which Costa Rica is famously known for, like spotting a Quetzal in Monteverde or looking for Turtles in Tortuguero.  …

The Best Way To Use Costa Rica Currency – A Complete Guide

I am often asked about money when going to Costa Rica. These questions range from how much should I bring (very subjective) to can I use US Dollars in Costa Rica? or another variation such as, should I use US Dollars or Costa Rica Colones? The quick answer is:  Both.   I use a combination of U.S. dollars and Costa …

Travel Gear Costa Rica | Tico Travel

What To Pack for Costa Rica – A Complete List

I get a lot of questions from people on how or what are the indispensable items I should put on a packing list for my trip to Costa Rica. The normal question usually goes something like this: “We are planning to visit the Osa Peninsula in the south of Costa Rica. I was wondering what the weather would be like …

Top Hotels in Quepos Manuel Antonio | Tico Travel

4 of the Best Hotels in Quepos & Manuel Antonio

Quepos and Manuel Antonio are two separate but completely interdependent central Pacific coast towns. Quepos is a fairly good sized town with about 7,000 permanent residents, a large hospital, banks, markets, stores, hotels, bars, restaurants and main bus terminal. Manuel Antonio to the south is much smaller and extends along both sides of the road that stretches 4 1/2 miles …

Hotels in Arenal Costa Rica | Tico Travel

How to Get Around Arenal Like a Pro – A Complete Guide

The active Arenal volcano is the main attraction in this part of Costa Rica. However it is also a very beautiful and scenic part of the country with primary forests, Costa Rica’s largest lake and several noteworthy tourist attractions. Volcán Arenal which rises 5,436 feet above sea level is the most active and no doubt the most studied of all …