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 […]

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 […]

The Splendor of Monteverde Cloud Forest

What makes Monteverde Cloud Forest different from any other rainforest in Costa Rica?  According to Merriam-Webster, a cloud is a visible mass of particles of condensed vapor suspended in the atmosphere. At elevations of 1,600 meters above sea level, the moisture catches around the branches of the tallest trees at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. […]

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 […]

The Central Pacific Coast is Known for World Class Waves

The central pacific coast of Costa Rica is known for its abundance of world class surf spots. Hermosa Beach, outside of Jaco, is home to many national and international surf competitions and is a favorite with surf legend, Kelly Slater. Hermosa beach is not for the faint of heart, the barrel waves that consistently crash on […]

The Mirador Offers a Beautiful Panoramic View of Jaco

The Mirador is a favorite locals spot. Daily you will cross paths with people walking their dogs, mountain biking, jogging or going for a leisurely walk up the steep incline that leads to the Mirador. Mirador which literally translates to “lookout” is a beautiful location to get a panoramic view of Jaco. The hike up […]

COSTA RICA | Land of Adventure

                Whether you are young or old, Costa Rica has the adventure to spark your curiosity bone and nudge you into making your flight plans as soon as possible.  Costa Rica land of adventure wherever you look.  The lush rainforests make adventuring into it in some fashion a priority.Costa Rica Land of Adventure.                 Many […]