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Costa Rica

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After spending four relaxing days sipping Costa Rican mojitos by the pool at the Westin Playa Conchal in Guanacaste, we were off to Arenal. The Westin arranged a private transfer for our journey to Arenal Springs Resort. The transfer took about 4.5 hours because there was a lot of construction on the highways and roads… [Read More]

Written by Nikali Luke. Arrival: After landing and clearing a very loose customs we were greeted by our agent who was expecting us. We grabbed our bags and were on our way. About 3 hours of very twisty, turny, and bumpy roads with, narrow bridges and steep inclines we arrived at La Fortuna/Arenal. Our driver quickly pointed… [Read More]

Written by Amber Feldpausch. This past February, I was grateful to be able to escort a group of Neurologist to Costa Rica where they attended meetings in the mornings and enjoyed the beautiful scenery and activities of Costa Rica in the afternoon. Costa Rica is a growing destination. People are asking about it more and… [Read More]

Written by Marcia Bethea. Do you ask yourself, before selecting a destination, "Just what do I want to do?" How many times is the answer… "Relax", "Sit in the sun", "Do something different", or "See the reserved areas". What ever you could imagine to do or not do (with the exception of snow and ice… [Read More]

‘Pura Vida’ is the Costa Rican equivalent of Aloha. Meaning ‘Pure Life,’ it is a greeting, a farewell and an attitude. The Costa Ricans or ‘Ticos’ are extremely knowledgeable and proud of their country. From its ecological treasures to the high standard of living and the fact that they have no military, Costa Rica is… [Read More]

A Note From Wing Dunham. Hi Joy, This is a truncated outline of our trip to Costa Rica. It was a Globus Tours and it appears they're not offering this version anymore. Day 1: Detroit to Houston to San Jose. Customs were barely interested in us. Overnight at the Ramada. Day 2: Off to the… [Read More]