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July 25 Is A National Holiday!

Wednesday, July 25th is a national holiday in Costa Rica. Government offices, banks, and most businesses will be closed. The holiday also means no vehicular restrictions of San Jose for the day. The restrictions resume on Thursday for vehicles with plates ending in 7 &...

July 25 is Guanacaste Day: A National Holiday

On Tuesday, Guanacaste Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating Costa Rica's annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824. It is celebrated every July 25th. Also known as the  annexation of Nicoya, it was the transition of a big chunk of land from Nicaragua to...

Ready For The Long Weekend?

(QCostarica) Monday, July 25,  is a holiday in Costa Rica, the commemoration of the annexation of the province of Guanacaste to Costa Rica, which occurred in 1824. "De la patria por nuestra voluntad" (part of this country by our own choice) is the slogan used...