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Source: Tulemar Resort Another Resort in Costa Rica Earns a TripAdvisor Award

Source: Tulemar Resort There is a growing list of resort properties in Costa Rica that have been earning the coveted TripAdvisor Awards. This latest TripAdvisor Award recipient is located in the pristine Manuel Antonio National Park in the Southern Pacific coast. Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 - The annual TripAdvisor "Traveler's Choice" awards have been announced, and ...

Cuba Luxury Tourism Skyrockets in Costa Rica; is Cuba Next?

Traveling on a shoestring budget and backpacking through Europe seem to be vestiges of travel trends from the late 20th century. Luxury travel and upscale, all-inclusive vacations are the current hot tourism trend, and Costa Rica seems to be doing quite well in that regard. According to this amazing press release from the Travel Leaders Group in the United States, Cuba is one of the up-and-comi...

Source: El Silencio Boutique Lodge in Costa Rica Earns Distinction

Source: El Silencio Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica (PRWEB) January 28, 2015 - El Silencio Lodge & Spa has been recognized as a world-class model of hospitality by Relais & Châteaux, a collection of the world’s finest independent hotels and restaurants. Relais & Châteaux’s by-invitation membership entails a rigorous incognito evaluation process that celebrates the “5-C’s”: Character, Co...

Manuel Antonio Three Vacation Ideas for Costa Rica in 2015

Hot springs in Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica (PRWEB) January 27, 2015 - The New Year has just begun, and GetAways Resort Management knows that this means a number of travelers have already started planning their next memorable getaway experience. Each and every traveler looks for different things to make their vacations memorable. For those who love adventure, the great outdoors and explorat...

Source; Nayara Hotel Nayara Hotel in Costa Rica Among the Best in the World

Source: Nayara According to the renowned online travel community TripAdvisor, Costa Rica is home to the second-best hotel in the world. The Nayara Hotel, Spa and Gardens, located near the Arenal Volcano National Park, is a luxury hotel that has more than 2,100 reviews on TripAdvisor, and most of them are positive. Here is a snippet from one review: “The staff makes you feel comfortable and ta...

Source: Facebook An Early, Bittersweet Exit for Miss Costa Rica

Source: Facebook At the Miss Universe awards ceremony held in South Florida on Sunday night, a few contestants stood out as crowd favorites even before the judges took their seats and the pageantry began. On the popular network Twitter, the name of Miss Costa Rica Karina Ramos was mentioned hundreds of thousands of times. There were very high expectations about Miss Costa Rica taking the Miss ...

Tabacon resort hot springs United Offers Eco Skies Vacations in Costa Rica

Source: Tabacon CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announces the launch of United Eco-Skies® Vacations, a new travel program that provides United customers with vacation options that incorporate sustainability and environmental responsibility into their getaways. The airline is working with The Mark Travel Corporation, exclusive tour operator for United Vacations, and...

Source: Flickr Commons Develop a Healthier Brain Doing Yoga in Costa Rica

Source: Flickr Commons (Newswire.net -- January 13, 2015) Santa Fe, NM – According to Dr. Hedy Kober, a neuroscientist at Yale University, meditation improves the brain and psychological functioning on a variety of levels. Kober, who says she began practicing meditation to cope with the stresses of ending a relationship, discovered that meditation helped her handle stress and other unpleasant ...

Source: Wikimedia Commons Not All Canadians Enjoy All-Inclusive Resorts in Costa Rica

Source: Wikimedia Commons TORONTO, Jan. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - With a cold winter ahead, many Canadians will be escaping down south in search of warmer weather. In fact, Travelocity.ca reveals traffic to their website surges after the holiday season. A new Travelocity.ca survey revealed the majority of Canadians said they enjoy an all-inclusive beach vacation with 65 per cent saying they are easy and...

Quetzal Costa Rica Offers Amazing Bird Watching Tours in 2015

A new April 2015 Southern Costa Rica: Birding and Nature Tour designed to explore Costa Rica’s rich avian diversity is announced by Naturalist Journeys. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 01, 2015 - Naturalist Journeys, a top nature and birding tour company, announces a new Southern Costa Rica: Birding & Nature Tour from April 8-18, 2015. Travelers will explore Costa Rica’s stunning array of birds...

Costa Rica - Osa Peninsula Private National Geographic Tours to Costa Rica

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Geographic Society announced today the launch of National Geographic Private Expeditions, a new line of trips geared toward independent travelers, offered in partnership with Virtuoso®, the leading international network of luxury-focused travel agencies and advisors. Private Expeditions are unique itineraries to destinations all over...

Source: Ylang Ylang Resort New Year’s Eve Celebrations Near Montezuma, Costa Rica

Source: Ylang Ylang Resort As 2014 comes to an end, beach resorts in Costa Rica are preparing special activities for their guests, visitors and residents. One such resort is the Ylang Ylang, located on the Puntarenas portion of the Nicoya Peninsula, right near the tip. This resort is close to the coastal town of Montezuma, a prime tourism spot in Costa Rica. Like other beach resorts, Ylang Yla...

Source: Instagram Rapper Ludacris Celebrates Engagement in Costa Rica

Source: Ludacris Instagram Actor and musician Christopher Brian Bridges, better known as Ludacris, is celebrating his engagement in Costa Rica. According to online news website Rap-Up.com, the marriage proposal by the hip-hop star was handled with a lot of style:   Ludacris has put a ring on it. The rapper and his longtime girlfriend Eudoxie Agnan got engaged on Friday.   W...

Source: Blue Osa Costa Rica is a Top Health & Wellness Vacation Spot for 2015

Source: Blue Osa The Active Times, a major online source of information about active, adventurous and healthy vacations, recently announced its Top Ten List of Health and Wellness Vacations for 2015, and Costa Rica made the list. The Active Times based its Top Ten picks on the following criteria:   For some, "getting away" not only means venturing to a quiet, calm and secluded retreat...

Source: Wikimedia Commons Direct Flights from Edmonton to Costa Rica for the Holidays

Source: Wikimedia Commons TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 23, 2014) - Tropical adventure came a little bit closer to residents of Alberta this week as Sunwing Vacations launched a new direct flight service from Edmonton to Liberia, Costa Rica. On the way to one of the country's most captivating regions, passengers were treated to award-winning Sunwing Airlines' Champagne Service, which fe...

Jurassic Wolrd 4 Open for Business: Jurassic World in Costa Rica

A few days after the much-anticipated trailer of Jurassic World, a summer blockbuster film expected to arrive in theaters next year, a website for the fictional amusement park located in the equally non-existent Isla Nublar of Costa Rica began operating. At first sight, www.jurassicworld.com provides visitors with lots of information on the park, from a brief bio of the founder to an interactive m...

Source: Forbes Forbes Travel Guide Seeks 5-Star Resorts in Costa Rica

Source: Forbes Are there any lavish resorts in Costa Rica that can attain the coveted 5-star rating? Since the late 1950s, the world of luxury travel accommodations has been scrutinized by the star rating system made famous by the Mobil Travel Guide, which is now known as the Forbes Travel Guide. Five stars means luxury, which happens to be an emerging travel sector in Costa Rica. A 5-star rat...

Source: Bing Número Uno: Costa Rica Tops Bing Vacation Searches

Source: Bing In 2014, the Ice Bucket Challenge, Lebron James, Beyonce, the Kardashian clan, and Costa Rica had something very interesting in common: They topped Internet queries from United States users on search engine giant Bing, owned and operated by Microsoft. Within the category of Vacation Destinations, Costa Rica was not only the most searched term on Bing; it was also the only Central ...

Princesas Rojas Film from Costa Rica Very Close to Oscar Nomination

Earlier this week, members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences sat in their Sunset Screening Room and enjoyed the second screening of a movie directed by Laura Astorga, a filmmaker from Costa Rica. Making it to a second screening at the Academy is a big deal for a movie that hopes be nominated for the Foreign Language Film category of the 2015 Oscars, and there is a strong chance th...

Jurassic Wolrd 4 Jurassic World Trailer Features Luxury Travel to Costa Rica

Although the Jurassic World trailer was supposed to be unleashed on Thanksgiving, it appears that Universal Pictures jumped the gun (or the shark, if you watch the trailer below closely) and released an exciting theatrical trailer two days before planned. This new film, which is scheduled to be the mega summer blockbuster of 2015, is faithful to the fictional Jurassic Park universe created by the ...