Cocles Beach – Great Surfing Just Off the Beaten Path

When speaking of visiting the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica that mostly involves Puerto Viejo and nearby Cahuita. In fact the whole area south of Limon features many great little beaches. Cocles is good enough to have attracted a few hotels, but not much else besides lots of tourists enjoying the great beach. Cocles also […]

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Negra Beach – Perfect Barrel Wave Surfing

Costa Rica is a haven for surfers, and the coast line is littered with great little beaches with awesome breaks. One of the more famous of these among surfers is Negra Beach. This beach offers perfect right-hand barrel waves most of the year which draws pros and amateurs alike. Just south of Avellanas Beach and […]

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Coco Beach – Costa Rica’s Top Pacific Destination

Coco Beach is very, very popular, not just among foreign visitors, but amongst Ticos as well. It has a well-deserved reputation as a party town, and other than Jaco is the most visited beach on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast. Coco Beach has the infrastructure to support all of these visitors and hosts a large local […]

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Dominical Beach – The Best Wave in Costa Rica

Ask any Tico or local that’s been here long enough where the best waves in Costa Rica are and the answer you’ll get back is undeniably Dominical Beach on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The beach is over 2 miles long and offers a wave that is incredibly consistent. Consistent and big with […]

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Avellanas Beach – Surfing Costa Rica at Its Best

Costa Rica attracts all types of travelers, but one type that has found paradise throughout Costa Rica is the surfers. There are innumerable breaks up and down both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts and they offer some truly world-class waves. On the northern Guanacaste coast just south of Tamarindo and Langosta, surfers have found what […]

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Cabo Blanco National Park – The First of Many

Cabo Blanco stands on its own as an incredibly diverse ecosystem and biosphere offering amazing specimens of flora and fauna. However, this national park, actually called an absolute nature reserve, holds a special place in Costa Rican history as the first national conservation project after being founded in 1963. The project of a Swedish family, […]

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Montezuma – Serenity on the Beach with Waterfalls

Montezuma is another sleepy beach town on the Pacific Coast that has drawn visitors seeking rest, relaxation, and a place to get away from it all. Low key but developed enough to sustain tourism, the mix of locals is as varied as the wildlife you can see in the jungle behind the beach and town. […]

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Tamarindo – The Beach with All the Amenities

Some travelers bask in traveling the tough road as they seek the harsh realities of the countries they visit. Costa Rica has both a soft and a hard side and both are a delight to experience. Tamarindo counts itself as one of, if not the most, developed beaches on the Guanacaste Province’s Golden Pacific Coast. […]

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Nosara – Yoga in Paradise

Costa Rica is such a great place for a vacation because of the incredible variety of locales and activities. One type of activity that draws lots of visitors to Costa Rica each year are health and wellness vacations like yoga retreats. Among yoga hotspots in Costa Rica Nosara stands out for a few reasons. The […]

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Get to Know Flamingo: Pura Vida Ride – The Place to Gear Up

One of the most popular activities in Costa Rica is surfing. With so many great beaches and awesome waves, Costa Rica has long been regarded as a surfing paradise. Whether a beginner or an expert, there are waves to enjoy for everyone. Not everyone is so inclined to surf that they bring a board down, […]

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