How To Spend Two Days In La Fortuna

About two and a half hours, 90 km northwest of Juan Santamaria International Airport in Alajuela, the district of La Fortuna encompasses the Arenal Volcano. This magnificent and famous landmark serves as a storybook backdrop for a town that will have you reeling from its breathtaking views, together with the sights and sounds of exotic birds, […]

Experience The Magic of Ancient Costa Rica at Braulio Carillo National Park

Enchanted Forests Located on the volcanic Cordillero Central Mountain range between San José and Puerto Limón, Braulio Carillo National Park is one of the least visited yet most pristine national parks in Costa Rica. It is named after the third president of Costa Rica, Braulio Carillo, the national benefactor who promoted the cultivation of coffee. […]

Tortuguero National Park Ranks in Top Five Favorites

The Tortuguero National Park is located in the Limón Province of Costa Rica in the northeastern part of the country. It is ranked among the top most visited parks in Costa Rica in spite of not being easily accessible. You can find eleven different habitats at the park that are suited to its  very humid […]

Rendevous at Rincon de la Vieja National Park

Costa Rica sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, an area that is world reknowned for its high volcanic activity. Many of Costa Rica’s volcanoes are found in the northern and Central Highlands regions of the country. Volcanic activity dates back sixty-five million years and the country has over 200 volcanic formations. You can say […]

Temperamental Volcano Turrialba

The beautiful Turrialba Volcano is covered in dense vegetation and looks out over approximately 3,900 acres (1,577 ha) of mostly mountainous rain forest. It is the second tallest volcano in Costa Rica (Irazu being the first). A large area of the national park is composed of both primary and secondary rainforest, where it is common […]

The Exotic Hot Springs of La Fortuna

People come to Costa Rica for various reasons but it is a fact that many come to have a true vacation. Hot springs offer the opportunity to rest and experience rejuvenation by soaking in the thermal waters heated to therapeutic temperatures by a volcano. The majority and most well-known springs are located in the La […]

The Different Perspectives of Volcano Arenal National Park

If you would like to see one of Costa Rica’s most impressive volcanoes and stay for a couple of days to enjoy other sights and activities, a weekend trip to Arenal and La Fortuna is a perfect choice. Arenal Volcano makes its home within the 29,960 acre Arenal Volcano National Park. It was considered to […]

A Visit To Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park is located off the the main road going from Quepos to Manuel Antonio. It is the smallest national park in Costa Rica, yet one of the busiest. Covering 1,700 acres (688 ha) and over 130,000 acres (52,609 ha) of water, the park offers some of the best wildlife watching with more […]

Corcovado Is The Crown Jewel of National Parks

Corcovado National Park is located on the Osa Peninsula in southwestern Costa Rica and, as the largest national park, it protects approximately one third of the peninsula. It is one of the most complex freshwater and saltwater ecosystems in the world. There are at least thirteen distinct vegetation types identified within the park boundaries that […]

Scarlet Macaws and Crocodiles: A Visit To Carara National Park

Carara National Park ranks among the most popular of Costa Rica, perhaps due to its location. It it just an hour’s drive south of San Jose and 9.3 miles (15 km) north of the popular beach town of Playa Jacó. Established in 1978 as  a biological reserve, it was upgraded to a national park in […]