A hidden gem on the Central Pacific: Boca Barranca
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Travel & Tourism
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A hidden gem on the Central Pacific: Boca Barranca

Alexander Villegas - September 3, 2018

PUNTARENAS – If you’re driving through Costa Rica’s Central Pacific and blink, you might miss one of the world’s best surf spots: Boca Barranca. If you’re on…

Next Tico Times print edition to focus on Central Pacific
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Next Tico Times print edition to focus on Central Pacific

The Tico Times - July 30, 2018

Do you live for the wide expanses of empty beaches at Esterillos? Are popular tourist spots Jacó or Manuel Antonio your Costa Rican home base? Does the idea…

Rural communities use solar power to pump water in Costa Rica
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Rural communities use solar power to pump water in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 21, 2018

More than 4,000 people in eight rural communities in Nicoya and the Isla de Chira, Costa Rica, have are now using solar panels to help power water…

Gorgeous waves on the Pacific coast
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Gorgeous waves on the Pacific coast

The Tico Times - March 1, 2018

Playa Blanca is a beautiful beach located on Costa Rica's Pacific coast, in the province of Puntarenas. The beach has earned the Bandera Azul Ecológica (Blue Flag) for several…

Luscious green
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Luscious green

The Tico Times - January 4, 2018

The coast of Manuel Antonio National Park shows off its lush green vegetation in a view from the water. As the 2017-2018 high season continues, those leafy…

Icy perfection named for a legend: Costa Rica’s Churchill
Plato Del Dia
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Plato Del Dia
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Icy perfection named for a legend: Costa Rica’s Churchill

Katherine Stanley - November 7, 2017

We're proud to introduce our new Plato del Día series, an occasional homage to Costa Rican deliciousness of all kinds. (Yes, we know that the plato del…

Manuel Antonio National Park administration moving to comply with Health Ministry orders
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Manuel Antonio National Park administration moving to comply with Health Ministry orders

L. Arias - May 9, 2017

The Environment Ministry's National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) reported that it will invest approximately ₡600 million (some $1 million) in improvements to Manuel Antonio National Park before…

Health Ministry extends deadline to perform improvements at Manuel Antonio
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Health Ministry extends deadline to perform improvements at Manuel Antonio

L. Arias - February 14, 2017

The administration of Manuel Antonio National Park failed to comply with a Health Ministry deadline to conduct improvement works in the park’s infrastructure, prompting the Ministry to extend…

Health Ministry orders improvements at Manuel Antonio National Park
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Business
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Health Ministry orders improvements at Manuel Antonio National Park

L. Arias - February 13, 2017

This year, Valentine's Day is also the deadline that the Health Ministry set for administrators of Manuel Antonio National Park to conduct a series of infrastructure improvements. Among other requirements for…

Big waves, rip currents hit Pacific beaches
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Big waves, rip currents hit Pacific beaches

L. Arias - September 21, 2016

Residents and visitors along Costa Rica's Pacific coast should be wary of high tides and big waves this week, according to the University of Costa Rica's Ocean Science…