Visiting Chirripó National Park, Costa Rica

Mount Chirripo: View from top

Chirripó National Park was founded in 1975 and today spans 50,510 hectares (195 square miles) and protects pristine cloud forests, premontane forests, watersheds, and diverse flora and fauna. The 20-kilometer (12.4-mile) trail inside of Chirripó National Park leads hikers through a series of distinct terrains, ecosystems and elevations. Some of the landscapes are so unique […]

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Costa Rica in December

December is a very exciting time in Costa Rica. Holiday decorations and parties are planned. Schools let out in the first part of the month and families head straight to the beach or the rivers. And everyone is looking forward to the excitement, fireworks, and celebrations around New Years’ Eve. Unfortunately, it is also a […]

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Costa Rica in February

In many experts’ opinions February is considered the best month to visit Costa Rica and take that Family Costa Rica Vacation or Honeymoon that you have been dreaming about. Generally speaking, February offers the best chance for dry, sunny weather throughout your stay. This is the heart of the dry or summer season. In the […]

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When Is the Best Time to Go to Costa Rica?

This article was last updated on 3/28/2020. While December through April is the most common target timeframe (based on the weather), January and February are quite possibly the most favorable times to travel to Costa Rica if you’re looking to avoid the rainy season and holiday/spring break crowds. However, your time of year to visit […]

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Where to Go in Costa Rica

This page was updated on 1/29/2020. The old cliché, “So many places, so little time,” rings especially true when considering where to visit, and what to see, in a new country. For the casual traveler who is visiting Costa Rica for one week to 10 days, there are boundless options. It’s important to narrow down […]

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Costa Rica Adventure & Nature Vacations

Costa Rica Adventure Vacations

Whether your focus is on experiencing the warm and friendly Tico culture through a volunteer project, the heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping adventure activities or seeing as many animals as possible in their natural habitats, we have tours that focus specifically on these elements. We want to know what gets you excited! Our knowledgeable Costa Rica itinerary design […]

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Costa Rica Packing List

Costa Rica Packing List: Suitecase on Beach

*Updated on 1/22/2019 Many first-time travelers who create a packing list for Costa Rica simply aren’t aware of the most important items! Whether it’s bug spray, quick dry clothes, or reusable water bottles, there’s a number of things you don’t want to forget. The following insider list of things to pack for Costa Rica will […]

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