Wednesday 3 March 2021

Ready For The Long Weekend?

Getting a “copo” on the beach.

(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 by Guanacastecos to renew their pride in being a part of Costa Rica.

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Those who wish to take advantage of the long weekend, “Vamos A Turistiar” (let’s go sightseeing), the official site of the Costa Rica Tourism Board (Instituto Costarricense de Turismo – ICT) has 31 promotions of up to 50% off on hotels, tours, car rentals, rafting, among others for July and August.

The destinations include: Monteverde, Puntarenas, Montezuma, Guanacaste, Manuel Antonio, Turrialba, Ballena Bay, and Tortuguero.

Learn about packages and discounts at

The website (in Spanish only) also offers advice on not getting not getting scammed and other great information about local tourism.

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Following are some photos to inspire you to get out this weekend (or anytime). All the photos can be found on Flickr.

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