Tamarindo

Tamarindo is a town and distrito located on the Nicoya Peninsula on the Northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica in the Province of Guanacaste. The district has a population of 6,869, although the town itself is about 500. It can swell to 5,000 people or more during the tourist season and during special holidays. The…

Monteverde

Monteverde is a town in mountainous northwestern Costa Rica. It’s renowned for its biodiverse cloud forests, and for outdoor pursuits from hiking to zip-lining. Famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve shelters countless wildlife species, including jaguars, ocelots and the colorfully plumed quetzal. The reserve’s well-marked trails cut through ferns and orchids, and way overhead, hanging bridges…

Samara

Sámara, situated along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Province, has long been a favorite vacation spot for both Costa Ricans and foreigners. The town has approximately 1500 full-time residents and the district has a population of around 4,100 people. The post Samara appeared first on Pura Vida Tours.http://nosarapuravidatour.com/samara/

Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park, on Costa Rica’s central Pacific coast, encompasses rugged rainforest, white-sand beaches and coral reefs. It’s renowned for its vast diversity of tropical plants and wildlife, from three-toed sloths and endangered white-faced capuchin monkeys to hundreds of bird species. The park’s roughly 680 hectares are crossed with hiking trails, which meander from…

Liberia

Liberia is the capital and largest city of Guanacaste province, Costa Rica, located 215 kilometres northwest of the national capital, San José, in the canton with the same name. It is a major center for the country s tourism industry. Liberia has been nicknamed la ciudad blanca due to the white gravel once used to…

Volcan Arenal – Pura Vida Tours

Arenal Attractions Arenal is Costa Rica’s best-known volcano. It’s a stratovolcano – a large, symmetrical volcano that’s built upon layers of ash, rock and lava – and at 5,437 feet, it stands high above the rest of the countryside. After nearly 400 of years of inactivity, Arenal began erupting in 1968, when it exploded and…