Costa Rica is an incredible and biologically diverse country with many nature attractions, lodges, beach resorts and hotels. Below are some information and resources you might be interested in visiting or using while you’re on your vacation – from hotels, to surfing, entertainment and real estate.


Costa Rica Travel magazine photographer and Tico Times collaborator Andrés Madrigal helped coordinate the 25-day, 18-hotel trip across Costa Rica to produce this heartfelt representation of Costa Rica that is used by the ICT for eco-tourism promotion.

Become an Eco Tourist, Visit Costa Rica

Costa Rica is famed for its preservation of the native environment, which enables the country to thrive off of ecotourism. Interestingly, Costa Rica is one of the countries to meet all five requirements to reach environmental sustainability set out by the United Nations. Because of the dedication to the environment, Costa Rica offers unparalleled opportunity to explore the beauty of the rain forests of Central America. Read more of the article.



Lankester Botanical Garden  Officially founded in 1973, the mission of the University of Costa Rica ‘s Lankester Botanical Garden is to promote conservation, enjoyment and sustainable use of the epiphytic flora through scientific research, horticulture, and environmental education.

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Costa Rica Spanish Newspaper La Nación

Costa Rica Map – Online  Costa Rica Maps, driving directions and travel guide – Detailed maps and directions to San Jose, Manuel Antonio, Arenal, Monteverde, Bosque de Paz, and many other destinations.

Costa Rica Books and Ebooks – real estate, retirement, phrase book  Christopher Howard is a noted author and you can find his informative books on



Costa Rica Vegetarian / Vegan Bed and Breakfast, Boutique Hotel

Casa Metta is a small medical and Dental Recovery Center, catering to the dietary concerns of Vegan and Vegetarian eaters. Enjoy the charm of this country setting in the mountains while you recover in comfort.

Costa Rica Retreats Dive deep into meditation and yoga in the serenity of PachaMama’s lush forest. Enjoy health food and colon cleanse retreats.

Costa Rica Hotel, Beach and Golf Resort  Tango Mar beach hotel and resort is the perfect place for a wedding or honeymoon in Costa Rica. It is situated on an isoloated and private beach with palm trees and air conditioned, upscale accommodations. Anamaya yoga retreat and boutique hotel offers guests exclusive fire dancing experiences, aerial silk performances, exciting local excursions, vegetarian food, and intimate and tranquil accommodations to enhance the exotic and unique experience of visiting Montezuma, Costa Rica.

Blue River Rio Celeste Hotel – National Park Volcan Tenorio The Celeste Mountain Lodge is a sustainable tourism project near the Rio Celeste, a amazing blue river in Costa Rica that is becoming more popular with nature hunters.

Costa Rica Family Vacation  Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, ranked as the top twenty-five family vacation in Costa Rica and all of Latin America by TripAdviosr, offers a combination of relaxation and adventure for both the young and the young at heart. Play in a safe environment in the lush rainforest overlooking the volcano Rincon de la Vieja. Soak in hot springs pools, play on the bullet water slide. Wander in the botanical gardens or play among the butterfly gardens. Take a natural mud bath and sauna or venture out for zip lining. And that is the just the beginning of this paradise.



Beach Vacation Rental – Casa Oceano Luxury Villa, Costa Rica  If you truly love the ocean, the beach and nature, you will find an exquisite blend of the elements, excitement, relaxation and luxury. Casa Oceano is a true beachfront villa – a marriage of sea, sand, oceanfront infinity pool and luxurious accommodations. Enjoy a relaxing vacation, and let our concierge plan your days with adventure tours and trips.  See video below.


Costa Rica Vacation Rentals with All Inclusive Packages  Viva Las Villas speciallizes in all inclusive house rental packages in the Manuel Antonio area, complete with chef, transportation, tours, and spa treatments.

San Jose, Costa Rica Vacation Rental  Casa Orleans is the place to be for your vacation or medical tourism recovery – weekly and monthly rentals.



Costa Rica Canopy Tours, Arenal, Zip Lines  The best of Costa Rican canopy rides in the Arenal area – the longest zip lines, with professional training and experienced guides for your safety and nature adventure.

Montezuma, Costa Rica Hotel – Horseback Riding Tours, Birdwatching, Nature Hikes  Finca Los Caballos Nature Lodge is a small hotel that overlooks Montezuma from up on the hills, and offers horseback riding tours to Playa Montezuma Beach, nearby canopy rides, and other activities, or just plain relaxation in the country.



 Drake Bay SCUBA Diving Hotel  Pirate Cove Hotel is in the Southern Pacific Region, Osa Peninsula, near Corcovado National Park. Enjoy SCUBA diving at nearby Isla del Caño and PADI certified instruction. Pirate Cove, because it’s at sea level, has yet other species of birds.



 Costa Rica Vacations, Packages  Costa Rican Trails, a licensed travel agency and ground tour operator, is locally owned and operated and can plan a custom itinerary just for you or your incentive tour group.

Costa Rica Luxury Vacations & Hotels  The Signature Collection of unique vacation packages, featuring small, boutique hotels for the discriminating traveler wishing to visit Costa Rica or Panama. Experience everything from the barefoot luxury of nature retreats to deluxe city accommodations.



 Costa Rica Real Estate – Puriscal Property For Sale  Puriscal Real Estate Company has beautiful mountain properties, homes and condos, with great valley and city views. There are still developer properties and farms available in this mountainous region of Costa Rica that has a great, comfortable climate.

Costa Rica Real Estate Information and Listings For Sale  Christopher Howard’s 640 page book about real estate in Costa Rica is a bible of information and listings all over Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Real Estate Financing for Houses, Condos, Commercial Property Find the loan that you want with – your source of bank financing or private money loans.

Costa Rica Hotel for Sale Getting ready to retire but want to stay busy and live near the beach? Coral Hill Bungalows Hotel in Cahuita would be a great choice for income, investment and beach living.



 Anti-Aging Institute, Costa Rica-New York- HGH, Testosterone Treatments The Anti-Aging Institute of the Americas is an international medical clinic based in San Jose, Costa Rica, working closely with top hospitals and professionals.

Costa Rica Dental Implants, Surgery, Cosmetic Dentistry Dr. Luciano Retana specializes in computer guided dental implants.

Best of Costa Rica Dentists for Dental Implants and All on Four Prosthetics Costa Rica Dental Team specializes in cosmetic dentistry and has its own dental lab on site for fast, accurate dental prosthetics.



 Costa Rica Car Rentals by Service Rent a Car  Locally owned and operated, Service Car Rental can give you the best prices for your next vacation to Costa Rica.



Costa Rica Art – Paintings for Purchase and Shipment   Did you leave Costa Rica and wish you had bought some local art? will safely ship the finest selection of local paintings to you anywhere in the world.

Manuel Antonio Tourism & Travel Guide Are you going to Maneul Antonio on your visit to Costa Rica? If so, it is one of the most popular destinations, and Moxie Guide will help you find what you want for your vacation.

Casa Fantastica Wedding Villa in Costa Rica An incredible wedding destination is Manuel Antonio, and Casa Fantastica offers one of the largest private residence wedding locations with facilities to accommodate up to 100 guests for a reception. – Randy Gritz – Wedding Planner and Consultant Your wedding day is one day that you want to be absolutely perfect. Celebrations Costa Rica is the best way to assure that your wedding is a celebration, by having perfect planning by Randy Gritz.