Costa Rica Archive

When is the Best Time to Visit Costa Rica?

The weather in Costa Rica has a much bigger impact on vacation planning than it does in many other parts of the world, even in Central America. The best time to go to Costa Rica isn’t even consistent across this small but multi-faceted country. There may be torrential rain the whole month in Monteverde, but [&hellip

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Revisiting The Springs Resort Near Arenal Volcano

If your idea of paradise is soaking in hot springs with a cool drink in hand, looking at a volcano cone smoking in the distance, then check out our updated review of The Springs Resort in Costa Rica. When you’ve been publishing hotel reviews since 2007 like we have, inevitably you have to return to [&hellip

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Sustainable Travel in the Jungles of Ecuador

Most of the jungle lodges in Central America and South America claim to be running a sustainable travel operation, but how you define that word can make a huge difference in how valid those claims are. Have they eliminated plastic? Are they powered in a way that doesn’t use any fossil fuels? Do they compost [&hellip

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Explore More of Costa Rica on a Small Group Tour

Have you ever booked a small group tour in order to discover more of a travel destination? It might be the best option for an attraction-packed country like Costa Rica. We’re big fans of independent travel here at Luxury Latin America, loving the freedom and the opportunities to get off the beaten path. We also [&hellip

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Panama and Costa Rica the UnCruise Way on a Small Ship

What is your vacation like on a small ship cruise? Well if it’s an UnCruise, the better question might be about what the vacation is like off the small ship cruise. Because if you are on an adventure cruise with that company, you’ll spend as much time off the boat as on it. You will [&hellip

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The 7 Best Rums From Central America

  Want to try some of the planet’s highest-rated rum brands when you travel? You’ll have it pretty easy in some parts of Central America. You can draw a circle on one part of the globe and fit the origins of nearly all of the world’s best rums in that area. A few Caribbean islands [&hellip

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