Costa Rica Archive

Escape to the Costa Rica Countryside at Finca Rosa Blanca

You can see the lights of Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose, sparkling in the distance from the restaurant at Finca Rosa Blanca Hotel. That’s the reminder that the urban noise and bustle is not far away. In this serene getaway, however, you’re surrounded by forests and coffee plants. The prime inhabitants are birds and butterflies. [&hellip

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A View From Your Plunge Pool at Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas

Costa Rica is second only to Mexico when it comes to the number of stunning resort hotels you can get to quickly from North America. The latest one with jaw-dropping views to show up in our pages is Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas. This beautiful adults-only paradise is perched on the top of a hill, with [&hellip

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8 Latin AmericanTravel Destinations Where It’s Always Warm

As I write this there are ice storms blanketing the midwest USA and some parts of the Rockies have gotten a meter of snow. An NFL football championship game this past weekend had to be moved back to allow times to clear the roads. If you’re feeling down from the cold and gray and dreaming [&hellip

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An Artistic Boutique Beach Resort in Costa Rica: El Mangroove

There are a lot of fantastic places to stay in Costa Rica, but if you’re looking for something modern and stylish, you’ll be narrowing your options down to a very short list. The relatively new Mangroove Resort in the Guanacaste region up north defies the rustic jungle lodge look and is one of the most [&hellip

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Their List, Our Reviews: World Travel Awards

The annual World Travel Awards for Latin America took place recently in Lima and a lot of properties we’ve highlighted were among the winners. Like any contest where people go online to vote—and the nominees beg and plead for weeks to sway the outcome—there’s a lot of ballot stuffing determining the winners. Whoever has the [&hellip

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Spend Some Quality Time in Costa Rica

Costa Rica seems to be one of those travel destinations that everyone has heard of, but a relatively small number of travelers have actually visited. The country topped 2.6 million visitors last year, which was a new record,. While that sounds like a lot perhaps, Mexico is drawing close to 30 million per year and [&hellip

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