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Monday 26 June 2017

Ready For The Long Weekend?

(QCostarica) Monday, July 25,  is a holiday in Costa Rica, the commemoration of the annexation of the province...

What $16,500/night gets you in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL (via New York Post) - Costa Rica’s Papagayo peninsula, situated along the Central American country’s northwest...

10 Of The Best Beaches in Costa Rica To Have The Best Trip Of Your Life

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - When one thinks of Costa Rica the first to come to mind is the land...

10 Things that Don’t Make Sense on the Bus from Nicoya to San Jose

QCOSTARICA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste - At the height of 2015, many companies are fighting to offer...

Costa Rican Agritourism Growing More Popular

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Deep-sea diving, zip-lining and surfing are well-known draws for tourists in Costa Rica, but rural...

Costa Rica Surf Brand Acquires Landmark Hotel in Tamarindo

  PRESS RELEASE - Tamarindo, Costa Rica - Witch’s Rock Industries S.A. recently acquired Tamarindo’s historic Hotel Pueblo Dorado....

Monteverde & the Quakers: The Past that Preserved the Future

Monteverde in Costa Rica, is one of those places that you visit excepting to see beauty, but still...

Local Vacation Periods in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Whether you are traveling to Costa Rica for the first time ever (congrats!) or heading...

The Mountain Town of Puriscal

QCOSTARICA by Paul, retireforlessincostarica.com - Puriscal is a canton (county) within San Jose province. Its heart and capital...

Send In The Sloths: Costa Rica Touts Its Wildlife To Lure Tourists

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Last year, the Costa Rica Tourism Board (Insituto Costarricense de Turismo - ICT) and its...

Avianca Begins Direct Flights Between San Jose And San Andres

(QCOSTARICA) Starting last Friday, the Colombian airline, Avianca, is now offering three weekly direct flights to the Caribbean...

Panama Launches Campaign To Woo Costa Rica Tourists

(QCOSTARICA) The Government of Panama, in alliance with Air Panama, has launched a promotion offering special packages for...

Wellness Tourism A Growing Trend

QCOSTARICA - Sustained growth has been projected in "wellness" tourism in the region, which still needs to make...

Tourism: How Much Does it Pay to Be “Green”?

When it comes to making a choice, there is a clear preference by travelers for "green" hotels and...

Government Says Playa Naranjo Ferry Service Will Be Restored Next Week

UPDATE: March 27, 2015 - The ferry service will resume on Sunday, March 29, says Coonatamar and with...

More Than Half of Municipalities Will Allow Liquor Sales During Easter

QCOSTARICA - 46 of the 81 cantons so far have said they will allow the sale ofl liquor...

Luxurty Tourists Arrive in Costa Rica By Sea

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rica reported more than 2.5 million arrivals by all ports of entry in...

Aguirre To Be Renamed “Quepos”

QCOSTARICA TOURISM - The Legislative Assembly this week approved in first debate a bill that renames the canton...

“Tico Talk” Aims To Teach Potential Visitors How Costa Ricans Talk

QCOSTARICA - “¿quiere un yodo?”  (want a coffee) is one of the phrases that the Instituto Costarricense de...

Check Out This Cool Illustrated Map of Costa Rica

Created by Maria Rabinky. Click here  to check out other creations of hers at: facebook.com/IllustratedMaps.RabinkyArt  •  IllustratedMaps.com

Costa Rica A Record In Tourism In 2014

QCOSTARICA - Almost 70% of international arrivals by air corresponded to North American visitors, followed by Europe with...

Costa Rica Looking To Attract Tourists With Purchasing Power

COSTA RICA TOURISM - Costa Rica aims to attract tourists with more purchasing power, educated and who stay...

Things You Might Not Know About Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL (Mentalfloss.com) Costa Rica is as well known for its beautiful natural landscape and bustling biodiversity...

Costa Rica Among Top Destinations Canadians Will Head To For Winter

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - With a cold winter ahead, many Canadians will be escaping down south in search...

Tourists Can Reach Summit of The Chirripó By New Route Starting March

QCOSTARICA - Tourists visiting the Chirripó national park, starting in March can reach the summit of the highest...

How to Treat Traffic Police Officers in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - With the tourist season in full swing, many visitors choose to rent a car...

10 Best Beaches in Costa Rica for a Cheap Vacation

COSTA RICA TRAVEL (TrueNomads) Here is my pick for the best beaches in Costa Rica, a country that...

Sunwing Vacations Launches Direct Service From Edmonton to Liberia, Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - The tropics got a little closer for western Canadians this week as Sunwing Vacations...

“Save The Americans” (And Canadians) Is Costa Rica’s New Ad Campaign

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTFahWniGU4] QCOSTARICA - In the jungle, the city jungle, the human works tonight....in the jungle, the concrete jungle... The...

Costa Rica Among World’s Top Destinations For Medical Tourism

QCOSTARICA - Healthcare seekers contemplating value-based treatment overseas and looking for just the right destination should know that...

Tourists Perceive Guanacaste (Costa Rica) Is An Expensive Destination

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL NEWS - By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Coming to (visiting) Guanacaste is almost becoming a...

Double Decker Bus Tours of San José To Start Dec. 16

COSTA RICA TOURISM -- Foreign and local tourists will have the option of a double decker bus of...

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“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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