Tips & Advice

We want you to make the most out of your trip to Costa Rica. So, we have dedicated this section of our blog to offer you expert tips and advice to make your vacation fun, safe and memorable.

Jul22

What Are the Road Conditions Like in Costa Rica?

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What Are the Road Conditions Like in Costa Rica?

If you love ecotourism, then Costa Rica should be at the top of your travel list. The country is rich in biodiversity: mountains, beaches, cloud forests, rainforests, hot springs, and volcanoes. You will probably want to visit a variety of ecosystems and for flexibility and independence, you may think that renting a car is the best option. But before you do, it is important that you learn about the hazards of driving in Costa Rica.

Jul15

Does Monteverde Cloud Forest Limit the Number of Visitors Per Day?

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Does the Costa Rica Cloud Forest Reserve in Monteverde Limit the Number of Visitors Per Day?

Located in the mountain ranges of Costa Rica, Monteverde is a small town and a popular spot for ecotourism in the country. It is an amazing place to experience the cloud forest. Cloud forests offer a breathtaking view from above as the thin clouds below the canopy start to dissolve into water on the leaves, watering the plants.

Jul13

Are Costa Rica Adventure Tours Safe?

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Are Costa Rica Adventure Tours Safe?

Costa Rica is the perfect destination for you if you are looking for adrenaline-filled adventure tours. There are a lot of such tours available all over the country and they are safe. These tours wouldn’t be so popular if they were unsafe. All the Costa Rica adventure tours you will find are ICT certified, have great safety records, and the staff managing the tours have years of training and experience. Hence, these tours allow you to have a memorable experience without risking harm.

Jun14

How Much Should I Tip Drivers and Services Workers in Costa Rica?

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How Much Should I Tip Drivers and Services Workers in Costa Rica?

In United States, tipping is customary and it is often expected for everything from poor to excellent service. This etiquette is ingrained in all the different trades, from porters, cab drivers, valets, to baristas, restaurants, and many more trades. In Costa Rica, you are not obligated to do so, however, it is customary to leave something extra.

Jun10

How Much Are Meals, Drinks, Transportation in Costa Rica?

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How Much Are Meals, Drinks, Transportation in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is one of the most affluent and well-educated countries in all of Central America. The country is widely varied in biodiversity, landscape, climate, and cost of living – which is quite apparent in the pricing of utilities, food, rent, and real estate throughout its provinces.

Apr10

When is the Best Time of The Year to Go to Costa Rica?

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When is the Best Time of The Year to Go to Costa Rica?

When is the best time of the year to go to Costa Rica? The answer to this question depends largely on the purpose of travel as well as the region. The first thing you should know is that there are two distinct seasons in Costa Rica i.e. dry and rainy. If you visit this country in both seasons, you will have vastly different experiences

Apr05

Is it Cheap in Costa Rica?

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Is it Cheap in Costa Rica?

If you are not from Costa Rica, then you may be surprised to find out that the cost of living in Costa Rica is generally much lower than your current cost of living in your country. While there may be some items that may cost the same e.g. gasoline, some may cost more e.g. imported products. Overall, the cost of living in Costa Rica is less than in most parts of Europe and the United States.

Apr01

Is it safe to vacation in Costa Rica?

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Is it safe to vacation in Costa Rica?

It’s natural to be concerned about safety when planning a vacation in a foreign country. While no country can guarantee complete safety, with common sense and a little research it is possible to set off on an international adventure and have the peace of mind that you will return happy and safe as you left.

Mar16

Why Costa Rica is the perfect destination for families?

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Costa Rica, the perfect destination for families

Costa Rica is one of the little gems of Central America and it is the perfect destination for families who love to get out into nature and explore the fascinating wildlife (small and big) of the rainforest.

Mar13

Mistakes to avoid when traveling to Costa Rica for the first time

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Mistakes to avoid when traveling to Costa Rica

With a little effort and preparation, you can avoid some common travel mistakes while planning for your first-time visit in Costa Rica. Everyone makes mistakes while traveling to a new country, hence ruining their whole journey. With some basic knowledge and proper planning, you can truly enjoy the vacation without hassles.

Mar07

What should I pack for my trip to Costa Rica?

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What should I pack for my trip to Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is well known for its unforgettable lively towns, pristine tropical forests, alluring beaches, and adventurous attractions. While there are many things to do in this paradise, you need to carry a variety of essential stuff in order to make sure that you enjoy a comfortable travel experience throughout.

Mar06

Safety tips for your next trip to Costa Rica

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Safety tips for your next trip to Costa Rica

Costa Rica has the reputation for being one of the safest countries in Latin America. So, while you have nothing to worry about when you visit, it is better to be safe than sorry. That’s why it is recommended that you follow some certain safety tips.