Serenity Boutique Hotel offers quiet retreat for Central Pacific visitors
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Destinations
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Serenity Boutique Hotel offers quiet retreat for Central Pacific visitors

Elizabeth Lang - November 21, 2017

Quepos just got a little calmer. The hotel formerly known as La Sirena, in the heart of the Central Pacific coastal town, relaunched this month under a…

Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree
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Sloth watch
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Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree

The Tico Times - October 20, 2017

Vet tech Larissa Calis of the nonprofit Kids Saving the Rainforest in Manuel Antonio, on Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast, wrote The Tico Times with a sloth rescue…

Brazilians take ‘World Cup’ of sportfishing in Quepos
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Fish tales
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Brazilians take ‘World Cup’ of sportfishing in Quepos

Todd Staley - April 28, 2017

The Lucas Oil 2017 Offshore World Championship billfish tournament concluded Thursday in Quepos with two Brazilian teams finishing in top positions. Ricardo Pedrosa, fishing aboard the Barnacle II,…

Offshore World Championship fishing tournament gets underway in Quepos
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Fishing
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Offshore World Championship fishing tournament gets underway in Quepos

Todd Staley - April 25, 2017

The 2017 Lucas Oil Offshore World Championship billfish tournament got underway Monday with 50 teams from 29 countries competing for the honor of top angling team in the world.…

Costa Rican Coast Guard rescues U.S. tourists adrift at sea near Quepos
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican Coast Guard rescues U.S. tourists adrift at sea near Quepos

Michael Krumholtz - March 14, 2017

Costa Rican Coast Guard officials rescued a trio of U.S. boaters in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Quepos after the tourists' boat went adrift Tuesday…

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…

History of Quepos/Manuel Antonio, from the conquistadors to the turistas
Costa Rica's Greatest Places
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Costa Rica's Greatest Places
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History of Quepos/Manuel Antonio, from the conquistadors to the turistas

The Tico Times - October 17, 2016

The Spanish first laid eyes on the coast of Quepos and Manuel Antonio in 1519, in a ship commanded by Hernán Ponce de León (nephew of Juan,…

Manuel Antonio: Mangroves, monkeys and jumping off waterfalls
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Adventure Sports
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Manuel Antonio: Mangroves, monkeys and jumping off waterfalls

The Tico Times - October 13, 2016

Manuel Antonio and Quepos offer just about every type of adventure imaginable, from parasailing to sky-diving to whitewater rafting — and much more. We couldn’t go on…

Marina Pez Vela sailed a rough sea to calmer waters
Costa Rica's Greatest Places
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Costa Rica's Greatest Places
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Marina Pez Vela sailed a rough sea to calmer waters

The Tico Times - October 10, 2016

Today in the Travel section we take a look at the past, present and future prospects of the Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, a first-class facility unique in…

In search of new horizons and old turtle traps in Manuel Antonio
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Environment & Wildlife
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In search of new horizons and old turtle traps in Manuel Antonio

The Tico Times - October 6, 2016

Looking for centuries-old “turtle traps” on the beaches of Manuel Antonio, we found trees scratched by ocelots, saw two-headed butterflies and contemplated a premature demise while cliff-climbing.…