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Aeronautical Festival in Jacó will offer balloon flights, paragliding and paramotor

The Jacó Air Fest is an aeronautical, cultural, sports and family event, which will be held from February 8 to 10 on the grounds of the Jacó Walk Shopping Center in Jacó Beach. In addition to top-level air shows, involving paragliders, paramotors, paratrikes, aeromodelists, paratroopers,...

Heavy rains cause floods & landslides In Central Pacific (Photos)

During the night Thursday and early morning of this Friday, 12 shelters were set up for around 700 people affected by the rains and floods. Alexander Solis, president of the National Commission of Emergencies (CNE) said that in the last hours there have been heavy...

Campaign Seeks To Reactivate Tourism and Economy of Playa Jacó

The growing lack of opportunities in the area of Jacó in Puntarenas led area businesses to seek a solution to return the town as it was before. According to the Jaco area businesses, for some time now, the community has seen a reduction in tourists,...

TripAdvisor Rates Costa Rica Resort #2 Hotel in the World

Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, located in Manuel Antonio, in Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast, has been recognized as the #2 hotel in the world by TripAdvisor in its 2018 Travelers' Choice Top Hotels in the World List, announced in January. “We were humbled and thrilled...

A Moving Monday Morning: Two Quakes Shake The Pacific Coast

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake shook up the Central Pacific early this Monday morning, at 7.49 am, at 23.7 kilometers southwest of the beach town of Jaco, at a depth of 10 kilometers, according to Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori) The National Seismological Network...

Three Dead From Sunday Night’s Earthquake

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica Sunday night, leaving three people dead. As confirmed by the Fuerza Public (National Police), two of the victims were reported in Jaco, the area closest to the epicenter of the main tremor and six replicas. The quakes were...

Rescue Helicopter Crashes In Savegre River

A helicopter assisting with the emergency response caused by tropical storm Nate fell on Monday morning in the banks of the Savegre river in the Central Pacific. The report was confirmed by the Ministry of Public Security (MSP). The three people aboard the helicopter with the...

5.1 Quake Rocks Costa Rica Saturday Afternoon

(QCOSTARICA) A 5.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Costa Rica Saturday at 4:06pm that was felt throughout most of the country, with the exception of Guanacaste. The epicentre was located 13 kilometres and a depth of 29.6 kilometers, northeast of Savegre, in Quepos, according to the National...

Where rain forest meets seashore: In Costa Rica, do it all without breaking the bank

It is one thing to go to the beach and watch a sea gull fly off with your bag of Doritos. It is something else entirely to go to the beach and watch a white-faced capuchin monkey scamper off with your banana. This is life in...

Costa Rica to become official stop on the WSL QS tour

Q24N via Surfersvillage Global Surf News - Two hundred and eight of the best surfers in the world will meet in Costa Rica this October, as confirmed by the World Surf League and the country’s local event producer, Orange Wave, the country’s local event producer. Esterillos Este...

More Tourist Projects In The Central Pacific

(QCOSTARICA) Punta Leona, a well established 300 hectate (750 acre) beach community in the Tarcoles tourist district of the Central Pacific, between Puntarenas and Playa Jaco, will be getting new projects that includes commercial and residential buildings and aparetment towers. Grupo Leumi and Nisa del...

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