North Pacific beaches – Where to go and what to do.

By Silvanna Pacheco, November 3rd, 2024

Costa Rica’s North Pacific Coast, or Guanacaste, is well known for its natural beauty, warm waters and great weather and offers a wide range of attractions and activities for visitors. Here are some of the most popular North Pacific beaches you can explore on your next trip to Costa Rica:

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Local Food – Dishes you are most likely to try when visiting Costa Rica.

By Silvanna Pacheco,  October 1st, 2023

Costa Rican cuisine is known for the use of fresh ingredients that are locally sourced. Most people visit the local “feria” or farmer’s market weekly to get their fresh fruits and vegetables. Beans, rice and corn are an important part of the diet as well as vegetables like squash and potatoes. 

Feria de Guadalupe.

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Luxury Travel – Visit the Four Seasons Costa Rica

By Silvanna Pacheco, September 1st, 2023

Just 45 minutes away from the Liberia International Airport you will find the Peninsula Papagayo, a hidden gem among tropical forest, wildlife and the Pacific Ocean. The Peninsula Papagayo is the ultimate area for coastal retreats and the Four Seasons Costa Rica is one of the premium resorts in this area.

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Packing essentials for your trip to Costa Rica.

By Silvanna Pacheco, August 2nd, 2023

When coming to Costa Rica, you are likely to visit national parks, beaches, volcanoes and cloud forests. These locations vary in elevation, weather and activities. So, what should you pack? Here are some suggestions to make your trip more comfortable and enjoyable.

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Planning your Costa Rica vacation – What you need to know about the weather.

By Silvanna Pacheco, July 3rd, 2023

Costa Rica is a small and tropical country encompassing 51,100 square kilometers (19,730 sq miles) of land. Located in the heart of Central America, it has dozens of microclimates making it a very unique and interesting place to visit. The weather isn’t always predictable but basically there are two seasons: the rainy season and the dry season.

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Visit Cartago, a city of traditions and religion.

By Silvanna Pacheco, June 5th, 2023

The town of Cartago is located just 40 minutes away from downtown San Jose. It is the heart of Cartago’s Province, home to the Irazu and Turrialba Volcanoes. Taking a day off to explore this city will be the perfect plan to learn about Costa Rica’s history while taking in the great views of the green hills and the rural towns around it.

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La Paz Waterfall Gardens: The perfect family day trip!

By Silvanna Pacheco, May 1st, 2023

If you are in San Jose there are many places you can visit: museums, theaters and the central market among many other cultural sites. But if you have kids and are looking for a fun day among nature and wildlife, La Paz Gardens is the perfect place to go. Visiting La Paz Waterfall Gardens in Heredia is the perfect day trip to plan.

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Coffee: A Costa Rican Adventure!

By Silvanna Pacheco, April 1st, 2023

If you live in Costa Rica or are just visiting, you owe it to your taste buds to sample several local cups of coffee. A trip to any grocery store will introduce you to a wide variety of local brands and blends, but with the coffee plantation right next door, why not go straight to the source?

Photo by Cafe de Costa Rica.

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