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Recent Costa Rica reviews

  • Wonderful location, perfect for a group!

    "We rented this beautiful Costa Rican home for a week in August and could not have been happier with our choice. The location was exactly what I was after....peaceful retreat with a pool and on the beach, in a good central location in Playas Del Coco from which we could explore when and if we wanted to do so. There were only three of us but the location and property were right so we did it and are glad that we did. The house is plenty big enough for many more people to stay and have privacy. Because of the way the rooms are situated the property may not be the best choice if you have very young children that you would wan to have in their own room.....they could sleep in the loft area of the second floor outside of the master bedroom I guess but otherwise it would be difficult to have them near you. The photos are accurate. The house is well kept and clean. I will note because it may be important to some - there was only 1 TV, no DVD player, and no iron. We did not ask because we did not miss them beyond noticing that they were listed but not at the property. Unless you want to stay put, you really should rent a car or have some form of transportation...not that the town or other services are so far but in the heat even the .5km walk to a very small, not full service market would be a chore- not what I want on vacation. The main down is maybe 1.5-2km from the house. The beach is peaceful and beautiful. The sand is clean and free of rocks. The water is clear. The pool was perfect size and refreshing. We would absolutely stay here again."
    Guest: JohnFromCT Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
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  • Best view in Nosara!

    "My husband and I stayed here for 9 days of heaven. The view was the best in town. Everything about this place was perfect. We rented a jungle cart which got us up and down the hill just fine, it was a blast! We cannot wait to come back, we want to tell all our friends about this place but want to keep it all to ourselves!!!! If you have any doubts about if this is the place you want to rent, don't hesitate! You wont be disappointed!"
    Guest: Nicole Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 28, 2014
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  • Loved our stay!

    "We had a great experience in this beautiful, beachfront home. It was charmingly decorated, clean and right on the beach!! So fun to walk out to the beach and enjoy this incredible place. Would highly recommend this to anyone and felt like it was great value for the size and location of the home. We also loved the recommended restaurants, all-day excursion, and surf lessons! Hope to return someday soon."
    Guest: In Love with Costa Rica Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 23, 2014
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  • Amazing Property

    "Amazing property - only feet from the beach. The quality of the staff, the houses, and the pura vida vibe in Costa Rica can't be any more amazing. The surf break in from of the property is one of the best I've seen in all of Santa Teresa and nearby villages - you have to visit to understand. Thanks again."
    Guest: Tim Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: November 5, 2014
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Costa Rica Travel Tips

Costa Rica is a paradise for eco-tourists. With 27 percent of the land dedicated to national reserves and more than 500,000 different plant and animal species, Costa Rica is no ordinary walk in the park. You can soar over the rainforest canopy on ziplines, hit the waves for world-class surfing or go on exotic hikes that will leave you in awe. From coast to coast, this Central American gem is a must-see.

Nicoya Peninsula

Boasting more than 80 miles of shoreline stretching from the northern air lowlands to the southern moist hills, the Nicoya Peninsula is packed with beach towns, powdery sands and affordable getaways for all. Its beaches are its crown jewel, as they’re ideal for an assortment of water sports, including snorkeling, scuba-diving and surfing. The surf here is always up, and is deemed one of the best spots for the sport in the world. Shred the waves in the morning, and then take the kids to the turtle beaches or subterranean caves. The Peninsula is divided into two provinces, Gaunacaste in the north, and Puntarenas in the south, but you may want to explore it all.

Manuel Antonio

Less than two hours north of San Jose lies Manuel Antonio National Park, where the rainforest meets the sea. There are four main beaches here: Espadilla Sur, Playita, Teloro and of course, Manuel Antonio, all of which are bursting with marine biodiversity and amazing coral reefs. Be careful, though, as there are rip currents.

Manuel Antonio is only one of two places in the country where you can see all four kinds of monkeys: howler, white-faced, spider and squirrel varieties. Once you’ve got your monkey fix, rent a fishing charter for an afternoon of family fun reeling in fish that are as big as you are. You’ll find sailfish, blue marlin, red snapper and tuna that’ll have you rattling off epic fishing tales to your friends. Last but not least, speed down the legendary ziplines that hang in the tops of the trees for a thrill of a lifetime. Don’t worry, safety is key.

San Jose

With a population of 309,000, San Jose constitutes roughly 40 percent of the country’s total. It comes equipped with your usual commercial stores and side-street cafes, yet also showcases the National Theatre (Teatro Nacional). The amazing opera house is decked out in golden ceilings and marble staircases where you can watch a variety of different acts. Everything that glitters is gold in the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum (Museo del Oro Precolombino), a three-story underground structure below the Plaza de Cultura. The museum houses Central America’s largest collection of pre-Columbian gold jewelry. To practice your Spanish and socialize with the locals, head down to Parque Central, and for serious foodies, be sure to eat at the Hotel Grano de Oro, where you’ll find fine dining amidst a gorgeous ambience.

Arenal Volcano

This behemoth volcano is a cornerstone of Costa Rican wonders. It is located in the 29,960-acre Arenal National Park and in 2010, was said to have moved into a resting state. Interestingly enough, 75 percent of all bird species found in the country can be spotted here. You can partake in a list of adventures for days, but the special ones to try are waterfall rappelling, whitewater rafting and hiking through the breathtaking jungle. You can even go spelunking in caves as you glimpse the colorful fish and frogs all over the rocks, or head to the Butterfly Exhibit in Castillo for a whole metamorphosis of fun.

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

Yes, you read correctly, Cloud Forest. Located in the Tilaran Mountains northwest of the capital San Jose, Monte Verde is a wonderland for biodiversity buffs. Its lush jungle is teeming with wildlife, such as the red-eyed tree frogs that you find in National Geographic. It also hosts the longest zipline in the country, and insightful guided nature tours where a professional will point out bits of the flora and fauna that will blow you away. The night tours are a blast as well. Don’t forget to step across the Sky Walk, a series of suspension bridges with well-maintained walking paths that will take you through the canopy of the tropical forest.

Costa Rica is perfect for all ages. It’s animal-filled adventures and charismatic coastlines practically breed excitement. From volcanic peaks to vast rainforests to a culture that places family at the heart of life, Costa Rica is an end-all be-all getaway.

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