San Lucas: Here’s one prison in Costa Rica you might actually want to visit
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San Lucas: Here’s one prison in Costa Rica you might actually want to visit

Amanda Zúñiga - October 7, 2016

In Costa Rica it’s best to avoid going to prison — except in this case. San Lucas Island in the Gulf of Nicoya was once home to…

Manuel Antonio: Ocelots, thunderstorm, cliff climbing and yes, turtle traps
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Manuel Antonio: Ocelots, thunderstorm, cliff climbing and yes, turtle traps

Karl Kahler - October 6, 2016

MANUEL ANTONIO, Puntarenas — I came to Playa Biesanz for a three-hour beach/mountain hike with two expert guides to see centuries-old “turtle traps” that almost nobody has…

Caminos de Osa rural tourism project offers a unique way to see Costa Rica
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Caminos de Osa rural tourism project offers a unique way to see Costa Rica

Jill Replogle - September 5, 2016

I roused myself from the simple, handmade wooden bed just in time to catch the last of the dawn mist hanging over the small valley and surrounding…

Rainforest Adventures offers tranquil day trip from San José
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Rainforest Adventures offers tranquil day trip from San José

Michael Krumholtz - June 3, 2016

Toucans and falcons soar above the lush rain forest neighboring the Braulio Carrillo National Park as a patch of fog settles in the distance. The birds' mating…

Diamante Eco Adventure Park: Not your ordinary ziplining
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Diamante Eco Adventure Park: Not your ordinary ziplining

Karl Kahler - February 5, 2016

PLAYA MATAPALO, Guanacaste — If you’re “looking for adventure” (like Steppenwolf), you’ve come to the right place. The new Diamante Eco Adventure Park, just southwest of Playa…

Where to go for rock climbing in Costa Rica
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Where to go for rock climbing in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 30, 2016

Costa Rica has a good reputation for adventure travel and is a perfect place for hiking, surfing, ziplining, bungee-jumping, parachuting and many other activities. But there's another exciting and growing sport in…