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Beach Guide to Guanacaste: From Playa Flamingo to Playa Avellanas

aerial view of Playa Flamingo Beach in Guanacaste

If you’re here, then you’re one of us – the beach-combers, beach-strollers, beach-goers, and beach-lovers of the world. And now, you’re looking for a beach guide to Guanacaste to point you in the right direction. Or a direction, since almost any which way (except inland) is sure to lead to a sandy slice of paradise….

Discovering the Volcanoes of Costa Rica: Active, Dormant & Crater Lakes, Oh My!

Arenal Volcano with sunbeams

The volcanoes of Costa Rica, located within Central America’s volcano-studded Ring of Fire, offer adventure and wonder, excitement and discovery. Their similarities are certainly what you’ll notice first – each and every one, volcanoes, all stretching their crater-topped cones toward the sky – but what you’ll come to love most are their differences. Within our…

Sustainable Vacation? Eco-Friendly Trip? 7 Tips for Ethical Travel in Costa Rica

Costa Rica banned wildlife selfies

Planning your next big vacation? Wondering how to travel to Costa Rica ethically? Know that your trip – your experience, your choices, your destinations, your accommodations – can all leave a positive impact. That is the spirit of ethical travel. Yes, you really can honor your values while you support Costa Rican communities. You can…

Once in a Lifetime: 7 Costa Rica Travel Experiences You’d Regret Missing

Rio Celeste blue river in Costa Rica

What do flaming-red sunsets, meditative sea turtles, and big-adventure, helmets-required jungle waterslides have in common? They’re all on our list of can’t-miss Costa Rica travel experiences: the adventures, journeys, and can’t-quite-describe-them moments that will mark your trip, move you deeply, and become forever memories that you carry home.  From true-blue rivers and volcanic mud baths…

The Sport Fishing Guide to Guanacaste, Costa Rica

fishing boats view over Potrero and Flamingo beaches

Right off the bat, we can tell you that Costa Rica is an incredibly popular sport fishing destination and Guanacaste – specifically, central Guanacaste, in the waters off Tamarindo and Flamingo – offer some of the best catches, hard-won records, and monster fish of them all. Luckily, for every promise of a prize catch or…

A Vacation Outdoors: Explore Costa Rica’s Pacific, Active Volcanoes, Endangered Dry Forest & Rare Ecosystems

Costa Rica tours into the great outdoors

In 2021, we were proud to transition Blue Water Adventures to new ownership. Please visit them at Blue Zone Experience. Ah – the great outdoors. In Costa Rica, they’re even more spectacular: Fresh air, shining sun, and 180º Pacific panoramas. Breaching whales, squawking toucans, and curious white-faced monkeys. Dusty backroads, natural hot springs, and scenic…