Costa Rica has great tamales, tortillas, rice and beans and other favorites, but donâ€™t miss the more exotic specialties to be had.
The fruit, picked and eaten within hours of harvest, is unforgettable. Pineapple, guava, mango, papaya, blackberries and avocados are just the beginning. Try the dozens more with unfamiliar names, you wonâ€™t be disappointed. Sopadilla, one of the best tropical fruits going, is especially sweet and delicious.
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Whether you’re renting for a night or a weekend or a month, Costa Rica is a great choice. Here are a few things to look for when you’re deciding on a vacation rental for your trip to CR:
How Safe is it? – Different areas are safer than others, even in the most touristy cities. Check to see if your rental has barred windows or a Home Security System to make sure you’ll feel secure when you’re there AND when you’re not.
Where’s the Beach – Just because it’s “steps from the beach” doesn’t mean it’s a beach you want anything to do with. Check to see WHICH beach that’s referring to and how close the nearest pedestrian and surfing beach is to your houseyou’ll want to walk if possible.
Is there AC? – Many Americans assume everywhere tropical has central air and this isnot a good assumption. Many places in Costa Rica think AC unnecessary even if the temp reaches 85 degrees during the day so if you’re a slave to blasting air you’ll have to request it specifically when you travel.
Costa Rica is considered to be one of the best vacation destinations that you can visit. Costa Rica means “rich coast”, which is true in every sense. The country has an abundance of history, warm weather and national parks. Read this article and learn about the great things that can be explored in this beautiful country.
Flora And Fauna
Costa Rica is home to a large number of plants and animals. A quarter of the country is protected by national parks, which can be explored on foot. Nature lovers will be impressed by the diversity Read the rest of this entry »
Costa has long been known as an island filled with mystery and enchantment. The beautiful waterfalls and the volcano-s all add up to an incredible place to spend ones vacation. This Latin American area, is widely known for its rich coffees. La Fortuna, is one of the most popular areas to visit. This fire display has been top on many tourists- lists. It is awe-inspiring to watch the display of fire shooting into the air and molten lava. Get more information here. There is Read the rest of this entry »
Costa Rica is a beautiful country covered in thick luscious rainforests and considered one of the most eco-friendly environments in the world. It has over 200 species of mammals and 850 different species of birds with numerous other exotic plants and animals.
If you are an adventurous traveler one of the most exciting activities to do in Costa Rica is to zip line the forest canopies. The zip lines are hundreds of feet up in the jungle giving you the chance to be eye to eye with spectacular birds Read the rest of this entry »
Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful and unique countries on the planet and has been first on many fronts. Costa Rica is bordered by Nicaragua on the north, Panama on the south, The Caribbean Sea on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Long known for its inroads into environmental awareness, vast tracts of land have been set aside as reserves and parks and the interior is host to lush forests, rushing rivers, crystal lakes, springs and waterfalls.
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