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Costa Rica National Surf Competition set for Santa Teresa on April 26-27

Costa Rica National Surf Competition set for Santa Teresa on April 26-27

Santa Teresa’s awesome waves will be in the limelight once again as top Costa Rica surfers roll into town at the end of April for the fifth 2014 Olympus National… Read more »

Looking for the “Wild” Costa Rica? Visit the Osa Peninsula!

Looking for the “Wild” Costa Rica? Visit the Osa Peninsula!

For me, the Osa Peninsula is one of the most worthwhile places to visit in Costa Rica. The small stretch of remote rugged jungle in the southwestern corner of the… Read more »

Jaco Canopy Tour, Where Ziplining, Jungle and Beach Collide in Costa Rica

Jaco Canopy Tour, Where Ziplining, Jungle and Beach Collide in Costa Rica

I had zip lined three times before I hiked up the gorgeous trail to the first platform of the fourteen offered by Jaco Canopy. Once in Montezuma, Arenal, and Monteverde…. Read more »

Three Forthright Ways to Invest in Costa Rica

Three Forthright Ways to Invest in Costa Rica

When it comes to investing in Costa Rica, foreigners are usually at a disadvantage: They are often targeted by dubious investment schemes involving real estate, precious metals, agricultural commodities, wagers,… Read more »

15 Years of Costa Rica Adventures is a Dream Come True

15 Years of Costa Rica Adventures is a Dream Come True

When Massi Devoto used to guide small groups around Costa Rica, he noticed that out of all of the experiences the tourists shared, the ones they enjoyed and talked about… Read more »

This is the Smartphone Charger You Need in Guanacaste

This is the Smartphone Charger You Need in Guanacaste

A few days ago, the Costa Rica Star published an article about the CAT B15, an ultra-rugged smartphone made by Caterpillar that seems to have been custom-made for the active… Read more »

Hotel Le Caméléon Opens New Beachfront Club on Caribbean

Hotel Le Caméléon Opens New Beachfront Club on Caribbean

New beginnings are old hat at upscale Hotel Le Caméléon in Costa Rica, where their motto is “Every day is a new day”. The Costa Rica boutique hotel on the… Read more »

New Tour Explores Cultural History of Guanacaste at Rincon de la Vieja

New Tour Explores Cultural History of Guanacaste at Rincon de la Vieja

Not much is known about the first native peoples to live near the massive Rincon de la Vieja Volcano in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province. A new archaeology tour at the… Read more »

How Costa Rica Became a Top Destination for Dental Tourism

How Costa Rica Became a Top Destination for Dental Tourism

Although medical tourism in Costa Rica is known to be mostly a 21st century development, dental patients from North America and Europe have been coming here for decades for implants,… Read more »

Costa Rica’s 3rd Annual Craft Beer Festival at Avenida Escazu April 5th

Costa Rica’s 3rd Annual Craft Beer Festival at Avenida Escazu April 5th

Locally crafted beer will surprise palates at the Costa Rican Craft Brewers Association’s 3rd Annual Craft Beer Festival. -The Festival will take place at Avenida Escazu Saturday, April 5th beginning… Read more »

Hotel Tropico Latino in Santa Teresa Renews its Image

Hotel Tropico Latino in Santa Teresa Renews its Image

Reinventing a business is like soul-searching. Who are we? What are we about? What are we doing and why? It is a process not every business takes the time to… Read more »

Yoga and Surfing are top Draws at Nosara, Costa Rica

Yoga and Surfing are top Draws at Nosara, Costa Rica

One of the most well-known landmarks at Nosara, Costa Rica is the Nosara Yoga Institute (NYI). People come from all over the world for the yoga teacher training and yoga… Read more »

Learn More About COOPENAE and Investing in Costa Rica

Learn More About COOPENAE and Investing in Costa Rica

Author’s Note: This article was submitted by Asdrubal Zamora Corrales as a response to Bank Interest Rates for Term Deposits in Costa Rica, published on March 10th, 2014. Mr. Zamora… Read more »

The Real Deal with Costa Rica’s Isla Tortuga

The Real Deal with Costa Rica’s Isla Tortuga

The abundance of outdoor activities hosted by Jaco never ceases to amaze. Did you know, from Jaco you have access to a gorgeous island filled with jet skis, kayaks, banana… Read more »

Have a Ball at the Stone Spheres Festival in Costa Rica

Have a Ball at the Stone Spheres Festival in Costa Rica

Coming at the end of March to the Osa southern region of Costa Rica, the ninth Festival of the Stone Spheres celebrates one of the most enigmatic historical and cultural… Read more »

4th Annual Ruta la Paz Race to Benefit Nonprofit Alliance APEGUA

4th Annual Ruta la Paz Race to Benefit Nonprofit Alliance APEGUA

Flamingo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica: APEGUA (the Alliance for Progress of Education in Guanacaste) will be hosting a 5k/10k race on Saturday, May 3rd along the beautiful Guanacaste coastline. This popular… Read more »

Paradizio in Guanacaste: Affordable Condos in Costa Rica

Paradizio in Guanacaste: Affordable Condos in Costa Rica

Playas del Coco, Costa Rica. March 17, 2014 – The Paradizio condominium developers are excited to announce the debut of their new website and virtual sales office for prospective buyers… Read more »

New Financial News Media Outlets in Costa Rica

New Financial News Media Outlets in Costa Rica

Two of the biggest global names in financial news media have recently expanded to Costa Rica and the rest of the Central American Isthmus. Bloomberg TV has teamed up with… Read more »

Golf Tournament to Benefit Children in Costa Rica on Saturday

Golf Tournament to Benefit Children in Costa Rica on Saturday

The Costa Rican chapter of the Ronald McDonald House Charities is proud to announce the 14th edition of its classic Charitable Golf Tournament. This event has become the main fund… Read more »

Caterpillar B15 Smartphone: Tough as Nails, Perfect for Guanacaste

Caterpillar B15 Smartphone: Tough as Nails, Perfect for Guanacaste

People love Guanacaste for dozens of reasons, and one of the reasons most often mentioned by adventuresome tourists and expats is the wide range of outdoor activities that can be… Read more »

Medical Tourism in Costa Rica: Fast, Easy and Affordable

Medical Tourism in Costa Rica: Fast, Easy and Affordable

When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of the United States was mentioned for the first time, analysts of the medical tourism industry wondered how “Obamacare” would impact the… Read more »

Southern Costa Rica Eco-lodge Ideal for Yoga Retreats and Small Group Events

Southern Costa Rica Eco-lodge Ideal for Yoga Retreats and Small Group Events

Imagine attending a workshop or a retreat, but instead of a conference center or event hall, you were surrounded by lush coastal rainforest, listening to the sounds of lapping waves… Read more »

Sunny Spring Break 2014 in Costa Rica

Sunny Spring Break 2014 in Costa Rica

As record-high levels of snow, ice and rain and record-low temperatures continue to grip North America and Europe, Costa Rica is looking better and better as a Spring Break 2014… Read more »

Hotel Chantel in Guanacaste Opens Restaurant to the Public

Hotel Chantel in Guanacaste Opens Restaurant to the Public

Hotel Chantel, the ocean view boutique hotel with the best 360-degree panoramic view of Playas del Coco in Guanacaste, is happy to announce that its scenic rooftop restaurant is now… Read more »

The Stage is Set for DrumFest 2014 in Costa Rica

The Stage is Set for DrumFest 2014 in Costa Rica

DrumFest Costa Rica is an international event organized by the Sanders Music Academy that has become an important cultural and musical gathering in Latin America. DrumFest 2014 will be the… Read more »

Quality of Care for Medical Travelers in Costa Rica

Quality of Care for Medical Travelers in Costa Rica

Among the numerous reasons medical tourism in Costa Rica has grown significantly over the last few years, quality of care stands out as being among the most important. In the… Read more »

New Television Studio and Reality Show in Costa Rica

New Television Studio and Reality Show in Costa Rica

Teletica, the media network that broadcasts nationwide as well as abroad via Internet data streams, recently confirmed rumors related to its expansion in the near future. By 2015, the TV… Read more »

A Smartphone Made in Costa Rica by Ticos for Ticos

A Smartphone Made in Costa Rica by Ticos for Ticos

In Costa Rica you can find just about any type of smartphone, from a variety of manufacturers, for all tastes and needs. But as of last Friday there is one… Read more »

TEDx Pura Vida! Happening Today in Costa Rica

TEDx Pura Vida! Happening Today in Costa Rica

The TEDx Pura Vida 2014 event, with 25 local and foreign exhibitors presenting their innovative ideas, will take place today, February 27th, at the Auditorio Nacional del Museo de los… Read more »

Kayaking in Costa Rica: Great Exercise and Learning Opportunity

Kayaking in Costa Rica: Great Exercise and Learning Opportunity

Exploring Costa Rica by kayak is a fun way to enjoy nature and spot wildlife in a myriad of different settings. Costa Rica counts close to 800 miles of ocean… Read more »