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6 Best Costa Rica Treehouse Hotels

6 Best Costa Rica Treehouse Hotels

Treehouses are a whimsical connection to our younger, more curious selves. As children, many of us dreamed of having an escape of our own up in the treetops, high above homework and chores. A lucky few of us did. The gravity of life now keeps us grounded in our adult years, but a treehouse vacation […]

My 8-Day Luxury Adventure in Costa Rica

My 8-Day Luxury Adventure in Costa Rica

My latest trip to Costa Rica had a common theme: you don’t have to sacrifice luxury for adventure. Yes, it’s true. You can have it all – authentic adventure and luxury in one trip! My adventure brought me off the beaten path to the wild southern zones of Costa Rica and to the coffee country […]

8 Best Costa Rica Honeymoon Resorts & Hotels

8 Best Costa Rica Honeymoon Resorts & Hotels

Planning a Costa Rica honeymoon can be overwhelming once you realize how many stunning hotels the country offers. To make the process a bit easier, we’ve narrowed down the most unique Costa Rica honeymoon resorts and hotels for your one-of-a-kind trip: Latitude 10 Resort | Santa Teresa Couples looking for a laid-back beach honeymoon will find what […]

6 Best Costa Rica Eco Lodges

6 Top Costa Rica Eco Lodges

Costa Rica is one of the world’s best eco-travel destinations with a collection of incredible ecolodges to match. The tiny country packs a huge amount of biodiversity into a small area, making it the perfect stop for anyone who wants to sleep in the middle of the rainforest, float through mangrove estuaries, and learn about […]

6 New Costa Rica Hotels We Love

New Costa Rica Hotels We Love

New Costa Rica accommodations have been popping up, renovations are taking place, and we’ve added many more hotels to our collection. The following are four new hotels and two newly renovated hotels that we are exceptionally excited to add to our collection this year. Isa Chiquita Glamping, Nicoya Peninsula Have you ever wanted to camp on […]

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort Review

Resort Review: Andaz Papagayo Captures the Spirit of Pura Vida

Let’s be honest. Luxury and culture are not typically synonymous. So when the Hyatt’s new luxury resort concept, the Andaz, came to Costa Rica’s Papagayo Peninsula and successfully coupled these two uncommonly coupled concepts, our Costa Rica Experts were all surprised. And intrigued.  Before I elaborate, allow me to quickly define one of the most well […]

7 Top Costa Rica Adults Only Hotels

7 Top Costa Rica Adults Only Hotels

Costa Rica is paradise for honeymoons, anniversary trips, bachelorette and bachelor parties, and other special adults-only getaways. The beaches and volcanoes are picture perfect spots for hiking, rappelling, rafting, and zip-lining your way through the rainforest. Not surprisingly, the potential for amazing adventures also attracts a large number of families to Costa Rica each year. […]

The Springs Resort Opens New Luxury Aracari Building

The Springs Resort Opens New Luxury Aracari Building

There are two types of travelers: those that visit a place once and those that return again and again. I was the former, until Arenal Volcano. I just couldn’t get enough of the zip-lines, the hot springs, and of course, the volcano. I especially enjoyed my time at The Springs Resort & Spa, an expansive luxury resort […]

Andaz Resort Inspires Trending Travel Bloggers

Andaz Resort Inspires Trending Travel Bloggers

In case you missed it, the recently built Andaz Papagayo Resort by Hyatt is crushing the social-sphere. Influential bloggers and Instagram personalities are posting eye-catching images of the resort all over the web. So what’s the big deal? Read on to discover how the Andaz Resort inspires trending travel bloggers. An Efficient, Minimal Design The simplistic design of the Andaz and the […]

Rio Perdido Hot Springs Hotel Review

Rio Perdido Hot Springs Hotel Review

We checked in to Rio Perdido Hot Springs Hotel to experience some adventure and relaxation. The short drive (under 1 hour) from Liberia International Airport makes it a great first stop on your Costa Rica itinerary and convenient to combine with any of the resorts in Guanacaste such as the fabulous Andaz Papagayo Resort. A […]

Playa Cativo Rainforest Hotel Review

Playa Cativo Rainforest Hotel Review

This weekend, a fellow Costa Rica Expert, Grethel, and I checked-in to the newest property in the Osa Peninsula region – Playa Cativo Lodge.  We were dazzled by everything, the perfect mix of adventure and luxury (especially the remote pristine location in Golfo Dulce). The water is crystal clear and the property is surrounded by Piedras […]

Costa Rica Family Resort Review: JW Marriott

Costa Rica Family Resort Review: JW Marriott

Planning a family vacation to Costa Rica yields countless options – SO many options, in fact, that it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Planning a family trip anywhere, let alone a foreign country, incites many questions and concerns for novice vacationers and seasoned travelers alike. If you want to minimize stress and maximize your vacation time, […]

Andaz Papagayo Resort Redefines Costa Rica Luxury

Andaz Papagayo Resort Redefines Costa Rica Luxury

The premiere of the Andaz Papagayo Resort in Costa Rica brought with it the updated concept of resort vacations. Here are 3 reasons why you should consider visiting: Travelers, Not Tourists This Papagayo Costa Rica hotel stands as a shining gem among Guanacaste’s veteran resorts for many reasons, the most obvious being the fresh, modern […]

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Review

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Review

Coffee, or café, is a way of life in Costa Rica. I’m not talking about jogging to Starbucks every morning for a mocha frappa-whatever. When I say “Costa Rica” and “coffee” in the same sentence, I’m referring to a cultural, agricultural, and economic history that gives the Rich Coast one of its many distinct flavors. Located […]

La Paz Waterfall Gardens Review

La Paz Waterfall Gardens Review

The La Paz Waterfall Gardens is a sprawling wildlife & nature exhibit with an impressive system of gardens and waterfalls. It is a one-stop experience that will help you cross a number of different sights and activities off of your Costa Rica to-do list. The La Paz Waterfall Gardens also contain a small, 18-room hotel […]

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