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Where to stay in Costa Rica

Where to stay in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is an eco-tourism dream destination. Nearly 25% of the country is covered in protected jungle, with exotic wildlife. The rainforests, best beaches in Costa Rica and parks like Corcovado National Park draw over two million visitors each year, and Costa Rica is becoming a popular retirement destination for North Americans, too. There are many reasons to come to Costa Rica, and many Costa Rica resorts and hotels to choose from. We’ve rounded up the coolest places to stay in Costa Rica, whether you are coming for rainforest treks, or lazy days on the beach. While distances in Costa Rica are not great, travel times can be long, so you may want to split up your vacation between multiple areas when you are deciding where to stay in Costa Rica. In Costa Rica, all inclusive resorts are found throughout the island. Of the best places to stay in Costa…
The Ultimate Guide of Things to do in Costa Rica

The Ultimate Guide of Things to do in Costa Rica

When one of my friends returned home from a trip to Costa Rica, he told me that the country is considered “the Switzerland of Central America”. I was confused by what he meant until I went and visited Costa Rica and its attractions myself. It was true. The country was distinct from its neighbors, especially in terms of tourism. The national parks established to protect areas like the Arenal volcano or Monteverde cloud forest were a strong testament to the intentional organization that the country has done not just to make tourism successful, but to make it sustainable as well. Needless to say, I fell in love with Costa Rica. Plan your trip to Costa Rica Need data for your trip to Costa Rica? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check…
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Need An Adventure Vacation? Here’s Why You Should Look No Further Than Costa Rica

Why do we book vacations? This question is fairly open ended - the result will probably be different for everyone. No two trips away are the same and are dependant on a whole load of different factors; who you go with, where you go and how long for. But generally speaking, most people take a vacation to either relax, or to 'get away from it all' - which are essentially exactly the same thing. It can be nice to recharge your batteries overseas, lying on a sunbed with pina colada in hand. But what if that simply doesn't interest you? Relaxing doesn't just have to mean staying stationary and indulging in your hotel spa. For many people, relaxing is just as much about burning off some steam as it is catching up on lost sleep. If you are a bit of an adrenaline junkie and need your vacation to be…