• Costa Rica Experts Wins 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

    CHICAGO, IL – January, 2022 – Costa Rica Experts has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice award winner for Things To Do. The award celebrates businesses that have received great traveler reviews from travelers around the globe on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, Costa […]

  • 7 Best Family Resorts in Costa Rica

    Best Family Resorts in Costa Rica

    With so many resorts in Costa Rica, the options can be overwhelming. Our Experts share their top picks for Best Family Resorts in Costa Rica.

  • Where to Find Black Sand Beaches in Costa Rica

    Playa Negra Limon via hotelpuertoviejocr

    There’s something mesmerizing about black sand beaches: their uniqueness, the way your toes dig into the charcoal earth, and the way a lush tropical backdrop rises up from behind them – making them look so wild! They are almost other-worldly. Their rarity is course part of the appeal. The dark sand is derived from eroded […]

  • Best Time to Visit Costa Rica: What to Expect Month by Month

    Best Time to Visit Costa Rica: What to Expect Month by Month

    This a tough topic. The question should really be: When is the best time for ME to visit Costa Rica? Yes, the answer depends on the individual. So while we can’t answer this question for you, we can give you some information to help you make your decision. Dry Season vs Green Season First things […]

  • 11 Travel Mistakes To Avoid Before Your Trip

    Travel Mistakes To Avoid Before Your Trip

    Mistakes happen, but there are some travel conundrums that can be prevented. Allow us to save you some sweat and (hopefully not) tears. Fortunately for all of us, our Costa Rica Experts coordinate vacations day in and day out – for 35 years I might add – and do their best to make sure precautions […]

  • 8 Costa Rica Natural Mysteries You Have to See to Believe

    8 Costa Rica Natural Mysteries You Have to See to Believe

    Nature is amazing. Beaches and tropical forests are really something of course, but there are some places in the world that just leave you wondering, “How can this be?”.  Costa Rica has several such places. These mysteries of nature are perplexing and, we believe, really should be seen to be believed. The Sea Turtle Arribada, […]

  • Top Costa Rica Typical Foods by Region

    Sometimes it’s fun to explore the flavors of a country before your trip. And, often times equally amusing to find that certain dishes bring back memories after your return. If you’re in the Chicago area, Irazu restaurant in Wicker Park is the place to scratch that itch. Browse this fantastic breakdown of typical Costa Rican […]

  • 6 Costa Rica Holiday Travel Tips

    6 Costa Rica Holiday Travel Tips

    Few trips are more exciting than a tropical holiday vacation. Costa Rica’s bustling rainforest and beautiful beaches are the perfect places to reconnect with loved ones, escape the cold, and ring in the New Year. It is important to remember, though, that the most wonderful time of the year is also the busiest. Planning a holiday […]

  • 5 Common Misconceptions About Travel in Costa Rica

    5 Misconceptions about Travel in Costa Rica

    I get it! It’s totally understandable to have misconceptions about a place you’ve never been to before. The thing is that misconceptions can trip you up when you go to plan a vacation. Answering questions and sharing expertise is only part of the way our Costa Rica Experts can streamline the travel planning process for […]