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…

Costa Rica unveils new stations in Corcovado National Park to attract tourism
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Conservation
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Costa Rica unveils new stations in Corcovado National Park to attract tourism

Michael Krumholtz - February 17, 2017

The Costa Rican government unveiled new installments in Corcovado National Park as part of a $2.4 million investment that officials say should help increase tourism numbers to…

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…

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…

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

Four Seasons jet making maiden voyage to Costa Rica in 2016
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Four Seasons jet making maiden voyage to Costa Rica in 2016

Zach Dyer - October 21, 2015

The Four Seasons is landing in Costa Rica next year. The hotel chain is set to fly in a group of well-heeled travelers to Costa Rica in…

Barceló San José Palacio celebrates 25th anniversary with discounts
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Barceló San José Palacio celebrates 25th anniversary with discounts

Karl Kahler - October 14, 2015

The Barceló San José Palacio is celebrating its 25th anniversary with 25 percent discounts at all its restaurants and special room rates starting next week. From Oct. 19-22, all…

Tamarindo: Witch’s Rock acquires Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel
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Tamarindo: Witch’s Rock acquires Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel

Karl Kahler - October 2, 2015

The Witch’s Rock surf empire in Tamarindo, on Costa Rica's Pacific coast, is branching out with the acquisition of the 29-room Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel, just a…

Finca Bellavista: Ewoks in treehouses, with happy hour
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Lodging
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Finca Bellavista: Ewoks in treehouses, with happy hour

Karl Kahler - September 24, 2015

FINCA BELLAVISTA, Puntarenas — After touring 62 acres of lush, mountainous rain forest for sale in southwest Costa Rica in 2006, Erica Hogan said to her husband: “Wouldn’t…

Oceano Boutique Hotel is a quiet oasis in Jacó
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Lodging
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Oceano Boutique Hotel is a quiet oasis in Jacó

Michael Krumholtz - July 25, 2015

JACÓ, Puntarenas — Past the crowded beach and beyond the clamor and noise of Jacó's main strip, a modest gem has popped up in relative anonymity. Oceano Boutique…