San José is Costa Rica’s capital and largest city. Founded in the mid-west of the Central Valley in 1823, it is the youngest capital city in Latin America. It is the country’s seat of government, center of economic activity and major transportation hub surrounded by lush green mountains and valleys.
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Costa Rica | Rincon de la Vieja and Manuel Antonio National Park
Rincon de la Vieja National Park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Guanacaste Conservation Area. Manuel Antonio National Park is one of the most bio-diverse areas in the world. The park is Costa Rica’s smallest national park, but it is unrivaled in beauty.
Costa Rica | Tamarindo and the Beaches of Guanacaste Province
Tamarindo and Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast is ideal for families who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities, for friends who want to explore and hike amazing beaches, see breathtaking landscapes, and of course for surfers to catch great waves.
Costa Rica | Rio Celeste and Tesoro Escondido Waterfall
It is always fun to get out for a long drive and discover new places along the way. Rio Celeste and Tesoro Escondido Waterfall fit the bill perfectly with its distance to La Fortuna and some of the most amazing landscapes in the region.
Costa Rica | 6 Amazing Things do in La Fortuna
La Fortuna greets us with amazing views of the volcano every day. Aside from agriculture, the town capitalizes on tourism as a major income source, and so you can find hostels, cabins, car rentals, laundry services, trails, tours and activities guide at every corner.
Costa Rica | An Unexpected Trial Retirement Destination
Hoping to get some rest, regroup and do months-worth of planning in a few days. Using every ounce of energy left in our weary bodies, we dragged ourselves on the plane that took us to beautiful Costa Rica.