Drinks, conversations and a view to remember at Hotel Presidente’s Azotea
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Drinks, conversations and a view to remember at Hotel Presidente’s Azotea

Natalia Díaz - September 8, 2018

You might have already walked past by Azotea Calle 7 in downtown San José without realizing it. It's just around the corner from the Hotel Presidente's old…

Espresso gets NSFW treatment in Franco’s ‘carajillo’ cocktail
Drinks
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Drinks
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Espresso gets NSFW treatment in Franco’s ‘carajillo’ cocktail

Natalia Díaz - August 31, 2018

  I set out to get coffee at Franco with some friends, but the afternoon heat was so intense that all I could think of was to drink…

Apotecario’s amazing kombucha margarita is not (yet) on their menu
Drinks
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Drinks
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Apotecario’s amazing kombucha margarita is not (yet) on their menu

Natalia Diaz - August 24, 2018

In the midst of ambitious renovations, Apotecario’s kombucha cocktails are barely a month old. They are so new that they're not even on the menu. You have to…

Know thyself: meet your signature cocktail at Bebedero
Drinks
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Drinks
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Know thyself: meet your signature cocktail at Bebedero

Natalia Diaz - August 17, 2018

There’s a bar in the heart of San José with a menu full of flavors and textures that you can mix at your whim. Bebedero, a sophisticated…

5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla
Arenal
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Arenal
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5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla

Michael Krumholtz - April 24, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — We ate at more eateries here than we could name, and we almost always found some little detail we didn't like. Still, at times we enjoyed…

5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants in Manuel Antonio and Quepos
Central Pacific Coast
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Central Pacific Coast
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5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants in Manuel Antonio and Quepos

Karl Kahler - October 20, 2016

MANUEL ANTONIO, Puntarenas — Reviewing hotels and restaurants in this place, we felt like mosquitoes at a nudist colony: We were very happy to be here, but we hardly…

Treintaycinco craft brewery opens doors to public
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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Treintaycinco craft brewery opens doors to public

Jill Replogle - September 14, 2016

Craft beer lovers in Costa Rica have a new place to imbibe while mingling with kindred spirits, listening to great music and trying out some of Costa…

Relaxing in style in Granada, Nicaragua’s best hotels and spas
Central America
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Central America
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Relaxing in style in Granada, Nicaragua’s best hotels and spas

Michael Krumholtz - September 8, 2016

There are plenty of vacations in Central America that can treat the adrenaline-seeker or those travelers who like to go off the beaten path. There are other types of…

Santa Ana: 5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants
Dining
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Dining
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Santa Ana: 5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants

Karl Kahler - July 29, 2016

This report is sponsored in part by:   SANTA ANA, San José — Here on the edge of urban boom and bucolic bliss, there are a dozen…

1 day in Valle del Sol, 3 ways to spend it
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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1 day in Valle del Sol, 3 ways to spend it

Karl Kahler - July 27, 2016

SANTA ANA, San José — Suppose you had only one day to spend in the (usually) sunny valley of Valle del Sol. What to do? We asked…