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The luxury of Villa Caletas in the mid Pacific Costa Rica

Written by Peter Conrad
September 25, 2014

Costa Rica’s mid Pacific region has a lot of attractions to enjoy, as well as great accommodations just like Villa Caletas, a place you need to visit here


Experience world’s best holiday in Costa Rica according to a survey

Written by Isabella Anderson
September 23, 2014

The country was named as the best destination in the world for your vacations. There is more than one reason to explain it, get to know some of them here.


Whale watching: An incredible vacation tour in Costa Rica

Written by Peter Conrad
September 21, 2014

Anyone should have the experience of enjoying a whale watching tour in Costa Rica. Those mammals come to the Pacific coast of the country, just to be seen!


Guayabo Costa Rica: its Pre-Columbian city located in Turrialba

Written by Isabella Anderson
September 17, 2014

There is a place in Costa Rica in which the mystic and the ancient mixes: Guayabo. It was an important religious and powerful place, nowadays it is a treasure


One of the best volcanoes is located in La Fortuna Costa Rica

Written by Angie Vargas
August 4, 2014

La Fortuna hosts one of the best places to visit in Costa Rica: the Arenal Volcano. Visitors can find here peace, adrenaline tours and beautiful landscapes.


Costa Rica have qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Cup

Written by Angie Vargas
July 1, 2014

Having left former champions Uruguay, Italy and England behind to sensationally win their group — the “group of death” — the Costa Ricans played yesterday in Recife against Gre


My wonderful journey to Monteverde Cloud Forest. A rainforest you have to visit at least once in your life!

Written by Angie Vargas
May 27, 2014

I spent my last two days in one of the 26 breathtaking places in Latin America you should visit before you die: Monteverde Cloud Forest. It was an unforgettable experience even though it was


Costa Rica travel top destination: Tortuguero National Park & Canals

Written by Angie Vargas
May 14, 2014

Vacationing in Costa Rica is always attractive as it is an amazing country. Do you know which places are better to visit here. Let us tell you about Tortuguero!


The Cheapest All-Inclusive Vacation Packages to Costa Rica in 4 Steps

Written by Angie Vargas
April 14, 2014

Traveling have never been easier! Planning your trip to a popular destination as Costa Rica doesn't have to be complicated. Follow our advice and come visit us!


Taste the stars is a fantastic culinary invention made at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica

Written by Angie Vargas
March 14, 2014

The dining experience at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica in Papagayo Peninsula has been always recognized around the world, but this week they launched a menu that is literally out of this wo


Costa Rica Honeymoons and Weddings: a romantic escape to paradise

Written by Angie Vargas
February 20, 2014

A perfect moment in your life needs to be celebrated in a perfect place. Costa Rica is an ideal destination to celebrate love and romance.


El Mangroove, luxury hotel in Costa Rica that keeps things true

Written by Angie Vargas
February 18, 2014

A great option to enjoy your Costa Rica vacations is located in Guanacaste, close to pristine beaches and an active life for you to discover. Know more about it


Hyatt opened Andaz Hotel in Papagayo Guanacaste Costa Rica

Written by Angie Vargas
January 23, 2014

The recognized brand opened a new hotel in Guanacaste Costa Rica offering interesting options to enjoy while vacationing in this heavenly piece of land


Costa Rica considered as a retirement heaven among foreigners

Written by Angie Vargas
January 10, 2014

Living in Costa Rica sounds highly attractive for those who are enjoying their retirement and want to try the "Pura Vida" way of life in this perfect place.


Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica, named one of the top 10 spas for athletes

Written by Angie Vargas
December 31, 2013

Departures Magazine named Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica as one of the top 10 spas for athletes in its latest edition. The resort is located in Papagayo Peninsula, Guanacaste. Guanacaste is one of the most popular provinces of Costa Rica. Undoubtedly it is a tropical paradise with pristine coastline, beautiful mountains and a series of majestic volcanoes. The geograp


According to a study by MasterCard, San Jose is among the most visited cities in Latin America

Written by Angie Vargas
November 27, 2013

According to a study by MasterCard, San Jose is among the most visited cities in Latin America. By launching its third annual Global Cities Index Target, a ranking and forecast international visitor arrivals and spending expectations in major destination cities, MasterCard announced that the top 10 cities in Latin America will receive 15.4 million visitors in 2013.


Guanacaste: a dazzling place to visit during your Costa Rica vacation

Written by Isabella Anderson
November 20, 2013

This place located in the North Pacific side of the country is the perfect place to spend your next vacation in a tropical and heavenly destination.


Costa Rica vacations: A worthwhile travel destination to visit

Written by Peter Conrad
November 18, 2013

If you are not decided about which destination visit during your next vacation time then take a look and discover why you should consider Costa Rica this time


Classic Costa Rica Vacation Packages: visit Monteverde Cloud Forest

Written by Angie Vargas
October 25, 2013

Monteverde is a great place to visit while traveling in Costa Rica. Cloud forest, cool weather, and lush green: this place is a must if you want quiet time.


Costa Rica vacation tour packages: how many days will you need there?

Written by Isabella Anderson
October 10, 2013

How many places can you visit during your vacations in Costa Rica? Take advantage of the best places to visit and do your choices while planning your next trip


Enjoy the Pura Vida, try: the Discover Costa Rica vacation package

Written by Peter Conrad
September 17, 2013

Costa Rica's most known phrase "Pura Vida" can be lived and experienced through this vacation package that must be considered for your next vacations in paradise.


Enjoying Manuel Antonio Costa Rica Hotels

Written by Isabella Anderson
September 6, 2013

When you are planning a Costa Rica vacations, there is nothing quite like being able to enjoy amazing Manuel Antonio Costa Rica hotels. After all, you know that you are up for adventures while you are in the region, so making sure that you have a great place to stay and relax at the end of the day is going to be the icing on the cake. Whether you are taking the time to look through y


Costa Rica Travel Tips: Enjoying Your Travel Abroad

Written by Peter Conrad
September 2, 2013

If you are considering a next trip to Costa Rica then you will be probably needing some tips to ease the planning process. Find some of them here, we help you!


Making Costa Rica Travel Plans? Consider the most popular activities!

Written by Isabella Anderson
July 31, 2013

Costa Rica is a destination that must be explored and discovered from adventure, and we have the perfect ideas for you to enjoy during your next vacation trip.


Costa Rica listed as one of the best travel destinations in America

Written by Isabella Anderson
July 6, 2013

Costa Rica is one of the best destinations in America to visit due to the richness of its natural treasures and the support given to the tourist industry.


Costa Rica hotels: Luxury and high-quality sustainability standards

Written by Travel Excellence
July 1, 2013

Accommodations in Costa Rica are varied, ideal for all kinds of travelers. High-quality is measured in terms of comfort and sustainability. Get to know some!


The best family vacation in Costa Rica is waiting for you!

Written by Shannon Farley
June 27, 2013

Travelling with the family is always a rewarding experience and we know that. Take advantage of this precious time visiting Costa Rica with your loved ones.


Costa Rica will host the fourth edition of the International Medical Tourism Congress

Written by Peter Conrad
April 6, 2013

Costa Rica will host the fourth edition of the International Medical Tourism Congress, which will be held from April 24th to 26th, at the Marriott Los Sueños Hotel, Playa Herradura, Puntarenas. The organizers have announced that this activity aims to promote Costa Rica as a destination for retirement and healthy life. The event will bring together approximately 500 peop


Monteverde Cloud Forest Costa Rica

Written by Isabella Anderson
February 3, 2013

Discover the beautiful region of Monteverde and its landscapes, while considering it to be one of your next travel destinations in Costa Rica


Costa Rica travel: Why visit the country with Travel Excellence?

Written by Travel Excellence
January 14, 2013

Costa Rica is a country with so much to offer. Nature, relaxation, and great moments wait for you during vacation. Travel Excellence will help you with all!


40th anniversary of Manuel Antonio National Park

Written by Isabella Anderson
January 11, 2013

Manuel Antonio National Park is a biological reserve and touristy town in our country with primary forest, secondary forest, mangroves and beach vegetation. Also you can see species such as raccoons, coatis, two-toed sloths, white-faced monkeys, cats of considerable size and marmoset, among other species. To celebrate its 40 years of existence, the Ministry of Environment, in conjunction w


Santa Rosa National Park Costa Rica

Written by Peter Conrad
January 11, 2013

At Travel Excellence we never let the details aside when talking about what is the best for our clients and today we want to talk about one tour for those tourists visiting Guanacaste area. This tour is the Santa Rosa National Park, which is home of a very important monument in the country, the Hacienda Santa Rosa. Famous locally as La Casona (meaning “large house” in


Costa Rica Travel Vacations: Knowing Playa Bonita

Written by Peter Conrad
December 26, 2012

I had a sweet deal from a travel company, and now I’m having a costa rica travel vacations trying to know all the beaches around this beautiful country. I’m a 30 years old from United States (Gringo as they call me here) who loves to surf, travel, and write; that’s why I will be telling you lot stories about the “ticoland”. Here’s the first one&he


Interest activities to do in San Jose, Costa Rica

Written by Peter Conrad
November 23, 2012

Costa Rica has 4.300.000 inhabitants approximately, according to the last census made in 2011 by the INEC (National Institute of Statistics and Census of Costa Rica). San José, its capital and one of the most popular attractions of the country, is the also the most populous city of Costa Rica. Based on the results of the census mentioned before and the information of the Municipality o


Travelling with children in Costa Rica

Written by Isabella Anderson
November 19, 2012

Costa Rica is a great country to visit with family, here you and your kids will find a wonderful way to learn about ecology and environmental awareness. There is a huge diversity of areas in our beaut


Costa Rica Spas to visit during your next vacation

Written by Peter Conrad
November 13, 2012

Pamper yourself in a tropical and exuberant country is one of the things you should try at least once in a lifetime. Discover some nice Costa Rica spas to book!


Costa Rica hotels: El Establo a great family-owned lodge in Monteverde

Written by Peter Conrad
November 12, 2012

The forest of Monteverde is a real treasure that you can discover in your next Costa Rica holidays, and one of the best places to stay here is El Establo hotel.


Lankester Gardens Travel Tour

Written by Travel Excellence
November 6, 2012

After being in a Costa Rica Travel for a couple of weeks, we continued for two more days in this little paradise and we wanted to take a great tour at the end of the journey, a tour that many locals and visitors have recommended. This tour is the Lankester Gardenssituated in Cartago province and our “final destination”. It was kind of interesting to be here, because w


Costa Rica Family Travel: Braulio Carrillo National Park

Written by Peter Conrad
November 5, 2012

Costa Rica’s National Parks System tries to keep save all the ecosystems that exist in the country, protecting about 25% of the national territory. These parks and protected areas are not only fantastic places for hiking and observing wildlife to be included in your Costa Rica Family Travel, but some of them also include great spots for diving, surfing, and other activities. Braulio


Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Resort and Nature Reserve in San Ramon - Where magic starts

Written by Peter Conrad
October 30, 2012

Few places in Costa Rica combine magic, nature and charming as well as Villa Blanca does. This is a great destination to spend your vacations in Costa Rica!


Travel Agency Recommendation: Hotel Savegre Lodge in San Gerardo de Dota

Written by Isabella Anderson
October 26, 2012

Join us for this Costa Rica Travel where you expect unique moment, this is a new and different recommendation that Travel Excellence brings you today is the Savegre Hotel in San Gerardo de Dota. In this mountain hotel guests will find a dense cloud forest full of oaks and other native species. The woods serve as a sanctuary for a large number of mammals and innumerable species of i


Rivers for White Water Rafting Vacations Tours in Costa Rica

Written by Travel Excellence
October 25, 2012

Travel Excellence gives you a list of some rivers that we have in the country for those who love adventure and extreme sports. Costa Rica offers rafting tours all year round, on several rivers in the


Costa Rica Tours: one-day activities to enjoy in Arenal

Written by Peter Conrad
October 18, 2012

There are a lot of options to enjoy while traveling in Costa Rica. The region of Arenal in La Fortuna will give you different and fun experiences to discover.


Exploring Costa Rica: Irazu Volcano Tour, Sky Adventures-Arenal Park & Crocodile Safari

Written by Peter Conrad
October 18, 2012

We, as travel agency, always have travel information for our clients and today we want to provide some suggestions for your next vacations to Costa Rica: Irazu Volcano Tour Costa Rica is a country with many places to discover and so many activities to do. It is amazing to see the great variety of experiences this small country has to offer. One activity you should take while in San J


Costa Rica finished ninth in the Rafting World Championship 2011

Written by Travel Excellence
October 12, 2012

The Costa Rica rafting team ended in the ninth place of the Rafting World championship held in Turrialba at the Pacuare river, one of the most beautiful places that you can visit with any costa rica travel agency. "We are very pleased with the outcome also we got the fourth place in the downriver river’ category, and it was a place we expected," said Captain Manue


Hotel Hacienda Tayutic winner of Hospitality World Savings Award

Written by Peter Conrad
October 11, 2012

This time we want to suggest a beautiful hotel in one of the quietest areas of the country, additionally, the property has been one of the winners of the Hospitality World Saving Award by granted by Traveler Magazine. Hacienda Tayutic is located in Turrialba Valley, among green meadows and a blue sky. Its design was based on rural Costa Rican colonial building, different from the typi


Family things to do in Costa Rica: Visit Monteverde!

Written by Isabella Anderson
October 4, 2012

Monteverde area should be included in your next family trip to Costa Rica. The area has a lot of wildlife to explore and adventure tours to enjoy and discover.


Costa Rica hotels: top family resorts and lodges to stay

Written by Isabella Anderson
September 4, 2012

Costa Rica vacation packages are even better when you make a trip with the ones you love. Family trips can be a little tricky if you don’t consider the right places, and especially the


Top 5 tours to do in Costa Rica

Written by Isabella Anderson
August 28, 2012

Traveling is not only about staying at a hotel, is absolutely more than that. Here in Costa Rica you can find a lot of fun activities to enjoy and discover.


Top 9 best Costa Rica chain hotels for vacations

Written by Isabella Anderson
August 23, 2012

If you are looking for the tranquility of staying in a chain hotel during your Costa Rica vacation, then here you have a list where you can choose the ideal one.


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