Costa Rica Prepares for the 2019-2020 Peak Tourist Season

Costa Rica’s tourism industry professionals are gearing up for the coming peak tourist season and rumor has it that the country is anticipating a record number of visitors this year. Has the nation played its part in preparing the country for what’s to come? Will the country—its infrastructure, transportation, and security sectors—be ready if the […]

Costa Rica Launches “Only the Essentials” Campaign

The Costa Rica Tourism Institute (ICT) launched a new advertising campaign in the United States and Canada on September 1, which features a custom-designed alphabet and five suggestive words: Balance, Thrill, Recharge, Alive and Connect. The campaign titled, “Only the Essentials,” reintroduces travelers to Costa Rica’s brand and experience promise by reconnecting them with nature, […]

Medtronic inaugurates plant with expansion plans in Costa Rica

Medtronic, the world’s leading company in technology, solutions and medical services, opened its new plant in Coyol Free Zone, in Alajuela, on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019. With this announcement, the company consolidates its position as the largest employer of precision mechanics in the country and begins a process to double the operation and the number […]


With our hearts already filled with joy and national pride over the news of Costa Rica making headlines in a major European magazine; our hearts overflow with delight when yet again our country makes intercontinental news. The Orotina Communal Band will participate in England´s largest New Year´s Parade in London on January 1st, 2021! The […]

Jaco Builds Megacity to Install Public Entities

This is the “Government District”, a 30-hectare project developed by the Municipality of Garabito.   Jaco will have a megacity of 30 hectares north of the community where the buildings of at least 30 public institutions will be built. It will have sanitary sewer, solar energy and underground wiring, among other features of a smart […]


Charles Boyd, CEO of The Costa Rica Team; a is an American businessman who fell in love with Costa Rica and made it his permanent home over 20 years ago. Charles is excited to see our beautiful country make headlines in Europe; to know that the secret is out! In the latest edition of The […]

Green Initiative Proposes Reforesting the GAM to Combat Climate Change

Not long ago, San José was a wild city. Interwoven with the novelty of urban and natural green, the rich biodiversity is quickly being lost, experts warn. “Biodiverse-City” is an initiative that through the reforestation and protection of the biological corridors near the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM) tries to counteract these, and in this same […]

Costa Rica stands out as world power in non-soccer sports

A significant number of Costa Rican athletes stand out worldwide in what aims to be a new era of athletes and, eventually, successful sponsorships.   These are stars such as para-athlete Sherman Güity, rider Kenneth Tencio, surfer Brisa Hennessy and boxer Hanna Gabriels, who emerge as figures far from the tradition of soccer. The growing […]

Cielo Vista Project Moves Full Steam Ahead On Central Pacific Coast

Six months into the groundbreaking of the prime real estate known as Cielo Vista, The Costa Rica Team’s masterpiece project is moving full steam ahead. In approximately two weeks, the pluvial system will be completed. This rainwater structure ensures that all rainfall will drain in the most efficient way to two nearby rivers, Quebrada Puente […]

Wilson Araya Experiences Rocky Mountain High in Boulder Ironman

A full Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run, raced in that order and without a break. Wilson Araya, the Program Director and health professional […]