• Costa Rica or Hawaii for a Honeymoon Vacation? Let’s Compare.

    Costa Rica vs Hawaii for Honeymoon Vacation

    Let me let you in on a secret: I live in Hawaii. Yes, it’s true, I passionately promote Costa Rica day in and day out, but I currently reside in the Aloha State. Having said that, I feel that makes me uniquely qualified to compare the two destinations for honeymooners. So which would I choose […]

  • Costa Rica Holiday Celebrations, Festivals & Events: Month by Month

    Costa Rica Holiday Celebrations, Festivals, & Events

    The holidays in Costa Rica are a time for celebration, and Costa Rica’s native Ticos and Ticas welcome any chance to celebrate. A large part of the population identifies with the Catholic Church, and so share most religious holidays, but many of their traditions and celebrations are unique to Costa Rica. Here is our month by […]

  • Isla Palenque Island Resort Takes the Lead in Panama Tourism

    Isla Palenque Resort Takes the Lead in Panama Tourism

    The Cayuga hotel collection, most notable in Costa Rica for its unique brand of upscale boutique accommodations, now has a place in Panama’s vacation landscape. To the delight of sustainably-minded luxury travelers, the tiny isthmus nation is heading into a new era of tourism, chasing the success of Costa Rica’s world-renowned eco-lodges in hopes of attracting […]

  • The Most Instagrammable Spots in Costa Rica

    The Most Instagrammable Spots in Costa Rica

    Let’s be real. It’s fun to show off your latest exotic getaway on the gram. That far-flung hot spring encircled by lush tropical foliage… you want that picture too. And in case you haven’t noticed, Costa Rica is insta-worthy. Mystical, exotic, and awe-inspiring… Costa Rica has a little bit of everything to keep your snaps lively […]

  • Things to Know Before Visiting Tortuguero National Park

    Things to Know Before Visiting Tortuguero National Park

    As Costa Rica rises to the top of seemingly everyone’s bucket list, it’s hard to imagine any part of it could still feel remote. What, if anything, is left to explore in the age of travel influencers Instagramming every corner of the world at hyperspeed? Well, Tortuguero National Park. Tortuguero’s unique, watery landscape has preserved […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 Off The Beaten Path Destinations in Costa Rica

    7 Costa Rica Off The Beaten Path Destinations

    What’s a getaway if you aren’t getting away? The following off the beaten path destinations in Costa Rica will allow you to do just that: escape the crowds and the hustle and bustle to find tranquility. Nicoya Peninsula If you’re looking to disconnect from the day-to-day and reconnect with yourself, the Nicoya Peninsula is your […]

  • 8 Top Costa Rica Wellness Resorts & Retreats

    Top Costa Rica Wellness Resorts

    The growing emphasis on health and wellness in today’s culture has created a demand for wellness escapes everywhere. The laid-back ambiance and exotic beauty of Costa Rica have made it a top contender among international wellness destinations. A generally happy people and emphasis on the simple, pure life make it easy to unwind, take the […]

  • This 12-Day Costa Rica Itinerary is Perfect for Special Occasions

    My Costa Rica Celebration Vacation

    To stay current, our Costa Rica Experts frequently visit hotels and destinations so we can give our travelers first-hand travel advice. On my most recent trip, I visited the cloud forest, the Gulf of Nicoya, the South Pacific Coast, and Manuel Antonio National Park. I felt that the following four destinations and hotels I stayed […]