Sport fishing costa rica
Fishing in Costa Rica

Anglers from around the world flock to Costa Rica. But you don’t have to be an expert fisherman to enjoy sportfishing in Costa Rica. Just the experience of being out on the sapphire ocean with the tropical sun above and the verdant coastline in the distance is reason enough to

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Only in Costa Rica

This raffle ticket offers some interesting prizes: for ₡3,000, you enter a raffle for three prizes. First prize is a pig without one leg; second prize is one leg of pig; third prize is two bottles of rum. Funds from the raffle go towards a local neighborhood development association to build

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mel gibsons house in costa rica
Living

Maybe we’ll have Mel around as a neighbor for quite some time. His property in Guanacaste, which is once again on the market for $29,750,000, has been on the market off and on for at least seven years, according to a report from La Nación. The property was originally listed

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An aerial view of Mel Gibson's property in Guanacaste. Courtesy of Plantation Properties.
Living

If you want to follow in the tropical footsteps of the star of Braveheart, it’s time to start pinching some pennies. Mel Gibson, the controversial Hollywood actor, director and producer has officially listed his 400-acre beachfront property in Playa Barrigona for sale. It can be yours for just $29.75 million

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Costa Rica Vacation Itineraries

For many of us in North America, Europe, and other cold climes, Christmas is a time of snowmen, icicle-laden trees, hot cider and warm sweaters. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The Christmas spirit is very much alive in Costa Rica – it just wears a bathing suit,

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Living

Costa Rica was the most environmentally advanced and happiest place on Earth last year, followed by Mexico, Colombia, Vanuatu and Vietnam. That was the conclusion of the New Economics Foundation’s Happy Planet Index, which recently released its 2016 ranking of “where in the world people are using ecological resources most efficiently

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fire ants in costa rica
Nature

If you spend enough time in Costa Rica’s rainforests, you’re bound to come across a mass of fire ants. They get their name from the burning bits they inflict on any being that disrupts their space, but their bites (actually, they’re stings) won’t cause any long-term harm. But man, those

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Costa Rica Vacation Itineraries

Christmas in the tropics? I know it’s summer right now, but before you know it the trees will drop their leaves, you’ll be donning stocking hats, and Old Man Winter will be blowing down your neck. This year, leave the snow, rain, and gloom behind during the Christmas season. In

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The team at The Voice of Guanacaste
News

A project in Guanacaste stands out as one of the most important social undertakings in Latin America. And you can help them win first prize.  The Voice of Guanacaste, a media outlet located in the province, has reached the final round of the Viva Schmidheiny Awards, which will take place

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limon costa rica marina plans
LimonUncategorized

Plans for a new tourism-oriented marina in the Caribbean city of Limón are generating interest among local leaders. The plan would include a hotel, restaurants, helicopter landing pad, amphitheater, docks, shops, a “nautical club,” and more. The idea is to serve the nearly 300,000 tourists to arrive at Limón annually.

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