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Costa Rica Weather and the Best Time to Travel

Costa Rica is a paradox, its proximity to the equator means it’s catalogued as having a tropical climate, but the different geographical elevations within this small country means there are actually 12 different micro-climates which range from the hot and humid tropical lowlands of the central and southern Pacific coast, cool cloud forests in the …

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Surfing Ollies Point

Best Surf Spots on Pacific North Coast of Costa Rica

Ollie’s Point / Potrero Grande Officially called Potrero Grande, but known locally as Ollie’s Point, this famous surf spot first popped onto the map when it was featured in the surf documentary Endless Summer II. But Ollie’s Point has a lot more going for it, than a mere mention in one the surfing world’s most …

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Getting Around Costa Rica – Fly, Bus, Shuttle or Rental Car

When it comes to getting around Costa Rica, you have questions: How can you travel? Or rather, how should you travel? What’s the fastest, or the cheapest, or the easiest method of travel? Is there anyone one “best” way to navigate Costa Rica? The short answer: No. It all depends on your travel style, your …

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Do You Need a Costa Rica Travel Agent? 5 Pros and 2 Cons

I often get the question, “Do people really use travel agents anymore?” While I can’t answer for the world at large, I can answer for Costa Rica: Yes! A million times, yes. Because of that other subset of travelers? They’re the ones who tell me, “We planned through a Costa Rica travel agent, and they …

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