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Sun, Sand and Sea: Uber At The Beach

Uber Costa Rica this week announced it now offers services now in the Pacific coastal areas of Liberia, Nicoya, Manuel Antonio, and Jaco. Users can now get an Uber outside the Central Valley, where ride app has more than 25,000 drivers serving over 700,000 users. In...

CABUYA: A laid-back Pacific beach town and a curious island of the dead

Cabuya is a small town (and an island — Isla Cabuya) on the beach just a few miles south of Playa Montezuma on the lower tip of the Nicoya Peninsula in the Province of Puntarenas. Most tourists pass through Cabuya only because it is located...

Sunsets in Costa Rica are unforgettable no matter where you go (Photos)

When you're visiting Costa Rica, you should take advantage of one of the most magnificent times to head outdoors when the sun is about to set, turning the sky beautiful hues of orange, red and yellow. There are a few spots around Costa Rica that...

Danielle Herrington Topless in Costa Rica

Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Danielle Herrington recently visited Costa Rica's Pacific coast and wanted the whole world see her, posting a very sexy, hot video on Instagram as she wades topless in an infinity pool. Here is a picture of Danielle at a Guanancaste beach. The video...

Switzerland to Take Part in Bi-Oceanic Train Route Through 5 South American Countries

Switzerland has officially joined the bi-oceanic train project that will connect five South American countries as well as the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans by as soon as 2024. On December 14, President of Bolivia Evo Morales and Minister of Public Works Milton Claros will travel...

Lots of Rain and Cool, Landslides and Flooding

September and October are the months for the worst of the rainy season, where the rains are intense and temperature a few degrees cooler than the rest of the year. Few communities are spared during the rainy season. Flooding caused by rising rivers and landslides...

Having A Blast In The Land of Volcanoes and Jungle

It was the elegant Costa Rican footballers in the 2014 World Cup that first got me thinking about a holiday in Central America. I knew Costa Rica was famous for its geographical diversity – it has active volcanoes alongside misty rainforests – but I also...

Helicopter Ride Over Cocos Island, Costa Rica (Video)

The paradisiacal of Costa Rica's Isla del Coco (Cocos Island) is embodied in a video by the Undersea Hunter Group and shared on social networks this week by the Fundación Amigos de la Isla del Coco (Faico) - Foundation Friends of Cocos Island. [vimeo 168470068...

(Video) Daily Mail Publishes Video Of The 2015 Catamaran Sinking In Puntarenas

QCOSTARICA - The Daily Mail has published a video showing the terrifying moment the EcoQuest catamaran capsized and sank in the sea of Puntarenas, Costa Rica on January 8, 2015, causing the deaths of three elderly passengers. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_hjaoCyzPA] The catamaran, owned by tour operator Pura...

Clandestine Airstrips In Costa Rica’s National Parks Will Be Destroyed

QCOSTARICA - More than a dozen clandestine airstrips used by illegal drug traffickers are believed to be operating in the southern zone of the country, part of some 33 clandestine airstrips along the Pacific coast in the provinces of Guanacaste and Puntarenas identified by...

From Sharks To Now Shrimp, President Solis Involved In Yet Another ‘Maritime’ Controversy

QCOSTARICA POLITICS - For President Luis Guillermo Solis the subject of "maritime" does not sit well with him, a subject that is causing him much controversy. With his coming out of choppy waters, after being declared an enemy of "tiburones" (sharks), Pacific artisanal fishermen now...

Norwegian Oil Company Denies Exploration in Costa Rica Waters

(QCOSTARICA) The Norwegian company, Statoil, denies its offshore concession blocks granted it by Nicaragua for the exploration and exploitation of oil in the Pacific Ocean waters are in Costa Rica. That is the word from the company to Costa Rica's Foreign Ministry, on the possibility...

Weatherman Confirms Presence of El Niño Affecting Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) -- Costa Rica's national weather service, the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) confirmed today (Wednesday) that the country is under the influence of the El Niño. Werner Stolz, head of forecasts for the IMN, said the phenomenon has been an evolution that started last year...

U.S. Divers Fail To Locate Remains Of Sunken Catamaran

QCOSTARICA - A team of American divers failed to locate the catamaran, Pura Vida Princess, that sank off the coast of Playa Herradura on January 8, leaving three dead. Despite an intense search, the seven divers from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) left Costa...

Life below the Pacific

The abundance of wildlife below the waves is nearly as impressive as that above, which makes Costa Rica one of the world's premier destinations for diving and snorkeling. Photo: Costa Rica Tourism Board

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