Nosara’s Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is a stairway to heaven at sea level
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Destinations
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Nosara’s Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is a stairway to heaven at sea level

Karl Kahler - February 27, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — When you walk up to the Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort, you face a huge flight of stairs surrounded by tropical bushes, with a waterfall…

Yoga mecca Nosara is not a bad place to become one with the cosmos
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Destinations
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Yoga mecca Nosara is not a bad place to become one with the cosmos

Karl Kahler - February 13, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — I’ve never given much thought to breathing, but that’s all Yali talked about as she started her 8:30 a.m. class at the Bodhi Tree…

Nosara is a Costa Rican town from another planet
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Animals
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Nosara is a Costa Rican town from another planet

Karl Kahler - February 9, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — Nosara is a dusty place with a golden aura, a weird and wonderful vortex of personal, social and global consciousness, a place where people…

Carate: Dispatch from the edge of the world
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Carate: Dispatch from the edge of the world

Paul Collar - November 11, 2016

CARATE, Puntarenas — By national highway, Carate is the farthest you can get from San José and still be in Costa Rica. It is a rural hamlet…

Recommended hotels and restaurants in Quepos and Manuel Antonio
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Hotels
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Recommended hotels and restaurants in Quepos and Manuel Antonio

The Tico Times - October 20, 2016

Quepos and Manuel Antonio are one of Costa Rica’s top meccas of great hotels and restaurants, many with gorgeous ocean views, with options for all budgets and…

5 good hotels, 5 good restaurants in Manuel Antonio and Quepos
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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…

Quepos/Manuel Antonio history, from Ponce de León to Marina Pez Vela
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Central Pacific Coast
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Quepos/Manuel Antonio history, from Ponce de León to Marina Pez Vela

Karl Kahler - October 17, 2016

MANUEL ANTONIO, Puntarenas — When the Spanish first laid eyes on this spectacular coast, its masters were the Quepo (sometimes called the Quepoa, or “los Quepos”), said…

Manuel Antonio is Costa Rica’s top destination, and there are good reasons why
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Manuel Antonio is Costa Rica’s top destination, and there are good reasons why

Karl Kahler - October 3, 2016

MANUEL ANTONIO, Puntarenas — The first tourists to lay eyes on Manuel Antonio were apparently the crewmen of the Spanish explorer Hernán Ponce de León, who sailed…

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
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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…