Turrialba Volcano is not the first one to come to your mind when you think to hike a volcano in Costa Rica. The names of Arenal and Irazu Volcano always show up first and are always busy with tourists. However, Turrialba Volcano is the second tallest volcano in the country after Irazu Volcano, … Read more about Turrialba Volcano National Park: One of the most active volcanoes in Costa Rica!
Have you heard about waterfalls in Costa Rica? I am sure you have because it is one of the great ways to discover the country. If you Google “Waterfalls in Costa Rica,” names like Rio Celeste, Del Toro Waterfall, La Paz Waterfall, etc. will show up. Waterfalls usually aren’t one of the … Read more about The Tallest Waterfall near Jaco, Costa Rica
Irazu Volcano is the highest volcano in Costa Rica, but it actually doesn't take a lot of time or effort to visit. Easily accessible and close to the city, it's one of the favorite destinations for one-day tours that leave from San Jose. It’s also a popular spot for locals to visit over the … Read more about Irazu Volcano National Park: Things to do, see and eat
Cascada El Pavon sits in the South Pacific area of Costa Rica, close to two popular beach towns: Uvita and Dominical. The area is surrounded by beautiful beaches and waterfalls that are hidden inside the mountains like Nauyaca Waterfall. When people visit these areas, they are not aware … Read more about Cascada El Pavon: Nice little fall in a quiet and energizing environment
In Costa Rica, we have hiked in two kind of waterfalls: those that you have to walk and suffer crossing mud trails until you feel that you can’t walk anymore when you finally reach them (and sometimes they are cold water) and those that you only have to enjoy. Llanos de Cortés is the second … Read more about Llanos de Cortes Waterfall: Easy walk to an unexpectedly pretty waterfall
Under the sun of February at Guanacaste province, we were not first-timers visiting Rincon de la Vieja National Park, but it was the first time doing Escondida waterfall trail for all of us. It was also the first time my best friend from elementary school and I went hiking and got lost together. … Read more about Rincon de la Vieja National Park: Exploring like a Keen Hiker
“Are you locals and still do sightseeing here?” asked a tourist that was hiking the trail at Arenal Volcano National Park. The answer was yes. Living in San Ramon, which is located 71 kilometers (44 miles) away from the Arenal Volcano, it was pretty easy to get to La Fortuna downtown for my … Read more about Tips for doing a successful self-guided hike at Arenal Volcano National Park
Updated: March 5th, 2019 Cerro Chirripo in Costa Rica is the highest mountain with an altitude of 3,820 meters (12,533 feet) with a protected extension area of 50 thousand hectares (123,552.69 acres) of land. This makes this place to be visited for many local and foreigners travelers. … Read more about How to make reservations for Cerro Chirripo National Park
Looking to see the Resplendent Quetzal in Costa Rica? One hour away from San Jose and not even inside of a National Park you can see the Resplendent Quetzal in San Ramon, Alajuela during mating season. I didn't know for a long time that I (Ligia) lived so close to them ... they nest every year in … Read more about Resplendent Quetzal in San Ramon, Costa Rica
Ostional is considered as one of the most impressive nesting beaches for Olive Ridley turtles anywhere in the world. Looking to do turtle watching in Costa Rica? We are going to talk about one of the best places to see turtles not only because here happens a very unique phenomenon of thousands of … Read more about Ostional Wildlife Refuge: Responsible Travel Guide
Definitely, it's not the famous Cloud Forest in the country and there is not much information about Los Quetzales National Park. What if we told you there is a cloud forest 1 hour and a half from San José that few visitors ever see and you can see also the Quetzal? no gift shop, no snack bar, no … Read more about Los Quetzales National Park
This place is one of the best-kept secrets. It´s a hidden gem guarantee. Do you want that we tell you where is this place? It´s located in the beautiful area of Bajos del Toro Cloud Forest. It´s 1.5 hours (maximum 2 hours) from San José, it's a powerful waterfall surrounded by surreal rocks … Read more about How to visit Rio Agrio Waterfall at Bajos del Toro Cloud Forest?