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 All Inclusive Resorts in Costa Rica

All Inclusive Resorts in Costa Rica


Written by Angie Vargas
January 23, 2016

TravelExcellenc.com offers a list of the top best resorts in Costa Rica including All-Inclusive resorts. From Luxury to family resorts and their location maps.


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Best Places To Visit In Costa Rica During Vacations

Best Places To Visit In Costa Rica During Vacations


Written by Angie Vargas
January 11, 2016

Costa Rica has endless destinations and attractions to see, and even when planning a vacation package is not difficult, it may take you a long time if you are not sure of what you want to see and do o


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Recommended Costa Rica hotels for honeymoons

Recommended Costa Rica hotels for honeymoons


Written by Travel Excellence
December 16, 2015

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort and Hotel Nayara Hotel  Spa & Gardens, are recommended options for your honeymoon vacations in Costa Rica.


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New options to come to Costa Rica!

New options to come to Costa Rica!


Written by Angie Vargas
November 4, 2015

Costa Rica has never been so close to you as it is now! Several airlines have confirmed new and more flights to both international airports of the country in recent months, and this means that more


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5 Reasons Why Costa Rica is a Surfing Paradise

5 Reasons Why Costa Rica is a Surfing Paradise


Written by Angie Vargas
June 20, 2015

Surfing is one of the most amazing and extreme sports for me. You know, everybody loves the beach and everybody enjoys the sea; lying on the sand under the shining sun, with the waves touching your fe


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 Whale watching season is here

Whale watching season is here


Written by Angie Vargas
June 20, 2015

Between May and June begins the whale watching season in many parts of the world, and Costa Rica is no exception. These incredible creatures come to our Pacific Coast looking for w


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Best Travel Tips for an Unforgettable Family Vacations

Best Travel Tips for an Unforgettable Family Vacations


Written by Angie Vargas
April 21, 2015

If you are planning family vacations, we are sure you are having a lot of questions and concerns about everything you need to prepare. That’s why we’ve created this guide with some tr


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 The new Costa Rica hotels for your 2015 holidays

The new Costa Rica hotels for your 2015 holidays


Written by Angie Vargas
March 19, 2015

Costa Rica’s Green Season is around the corner, and that means that the best travel dealswill be available shortly, in case you are you are waiting for them to start planning a visit to our coun


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 Adventure and Relaxation Vacations at Playa Cativo, Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica

Adventure and Relaxation Vacations at Playa Cativo, Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica


Written by Travel Excellence
January 29, 2015

This testimonial was sent by a happy couple who decided to share their unforgettable experience in their Costa Rica Vacations. Mary Ann Chase were here from November 6th to 10th, and TravelExcellence.


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 5 Reasons Why Traveling to Costa Rica Will Change Your Life

5 Reasons Why Traveling to Costa Rica Will Change Your Life


Written by Angie Vargas
December 29, 2014

Traveling is amazing, you get to see unbelievable places and unforgettable people! No matter where you travel to, you always learn something and those experiences make you a better person


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Costa Rica Save The Americans Campaign

Costa Rica Save The Americans Campaign


Written by Angie Vargas
December 18, 2014

This is the main theme of the advertising campaign developed by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) for the US and Canada markets. The campaign is called "Save The Americans&qu


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New 30-minutes internal flight to Limón

New 30-minutes internal flight to Limón


Written by Angie Vargas
November 27, 2014

Since next December 1st, Limon will be just 30 minutes away from San José thanks to the most recent daily route of Nature Air. The airline, which offers 74 daily flights to 15 different Co


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New 5 star all-inclusive hotel is opening in Guanacaste

New 5 star all-inclusive hotel is opening in Guanacaste


Written by Angie Vargas
November 25, 2014

Dreams Las Mareas Resort and Spa is the newest resort built in the pristine beaches of Guanacaste. Specifically, the hotel is in Jobo Beach, a peaceful and isolated white sand beach surround


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Le Cameleon Hotel a luxury Resort in the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica

Le Cameleon Hotel a luxury Resort in the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica


Written by Isabella Anderson
November 13, 2014

The Caribbean is a beautiful place to visit for those who are looking for an exotic place, surrounded by nice beaches and a relaxed atmosphere.
Le Cameleon Hotel is located in Cocles Beach, Pue


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All you need to know about Turtle Nesting in Costa Rica!

All you need to know about Turtle Nesting in Costa Rica!


Written by Shannon Farley
November 1, 2014

Costa Rica is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in the world. This country is a magical place where you can see different miracles of nature; and one of them is the turtle nesting.


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Family vacations in Costa Rica? We help you to plan them now!

Family vacations in Costa Rica? We help you to plan them now!


Written by Angie Vargas
November 1, 2014

A lot of great places for vacationing. Knowing them will ease you the decision of which ones visit during your next Costa Rica family vacations.


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Sport fishing in Costa Rica: an increasing tourist activity

Sport fishing in Costa Rica: an increasing tourist activity


Written by Angie Vargas
October 15, 2014

The activity in the country is increasing nowadays. Guided tours, strict policies about how to treat the sea life, and great places to fish make it possible.


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Costa Rica vacations are the ideal ones for solo travelers

Costa Rica vacations are the ideal ones for solo travelers


Written by Angie Vargas
September 29, 2014

Traveling alone won't be a problem here. Your solo vacations in Costa Rica are what you need for your next holidays. Rediscover yourself in this amazing place


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 September 27th World’s Tourism Day: Why you must choose Costa Rica for your next vacations?

September 27th World’s Tourism Day: Why you must choose Costa Rica for your next vacations?


Written by Shannon Farley
September 27, 2014

Every World's Tourism Day I choose a different destination to talk a little bit about and why should you visit it. This time I decided to choose Costa Rica. It is a tropical country, located


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The luxury of Villa Caletas in the mid Pacific Costa Rica

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


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

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.


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Whale watching: an incredible vacation tour in Costa Rica

Whale watching: an incredible vacation tour in Costa Rica


Written by Peter Conrad
September 21, 2014

The famous newspaper, The Huffington Post, recently published an article about the 35 Most Amazing National Parks on Earth and the Arenal Volcano National Park was named in first place, abov


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

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


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

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.


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

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


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

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


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 Costa Rica Top Destinations: Tortuguero National Park & Canals

Costa Rica Top Destinations: Tortuguero National Park & Canals


Written by Angie Vargas
May 14, 2014

Costa Rica has been recognized around the world as one of the best destinations for family vacations thanks to the wildlife and culturally focused vacation options and the beachside boutique


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How to plan the Cheapest Vacation Packages All Inclusive to Costa Rica in 4 Easy Steps. Save time and money!

How to plan the Cheapest Vacation Packages All Inclusive to Costa Rica in 4 Easy Steps. Save time and money!


Written by Angie Vargas
April 14, 2014

Even when you have a limited budget, you can enjoy unforgettable Costa Rica vacations. You only need to know how much are you willing to spend and what tourist attractions you want to visit and we at


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

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


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Costa Rica Honeymoons and Weddings: a romantic escape to paradise

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.


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

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


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Hyatt opened Andaz Hotel in Papagayo Guanacaste Costa Rica

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


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Costa Rica, retirement heaven

Costa Rica, retirement heaven


Written by Angie Vargas
January 10, 2014

Costa Rica is one of the World’s Best Destinations to retire in 2014 according to the Global Retirement Index of International Living magazine. Want to know why? Further than the white sand beaches and the magnificent biodiversity that the country offers to the tourists, Costa Rica has plenty of reasons to be the place where you want to live when y


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

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


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

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.


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Dazzling Guanacaste

Dazzling Guanacaste


Written by Isabella Anderson
November 20, 2013

Guanacaste is one of the seven provinces of Costa Rica.  It is known for its livestock production, incredible beaches and spectacular warm weather. It is characterized as the driest region of the country, especially in coastal areas. In Guanacaste can be found along the coast: hotels, cabins, restaurants, and shops that fit the budget of any visitor. Some of the be


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Costa Rica: A Worthwhile Travel Destination

Costa Rica: A Worthwhile Travel Destination


Written by Peter Conrad
November 18, 2013

Costa Rica is one of the favorite travel destinations for a good number of people from across the globe. This Central American country is bordered by two amazing ecosystems, the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Numerous things make this country the perfect travel destination. The Tortuguero National park is considered by conservationists as a vital breeding ground fo


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Monteverde Cloud Forest in our Classic Costa Rica Vacations Package

Monteverde Cloud Forest in our Classic Costa Rica Vacations Package


Written by Angie Vargas
October 25, 2013

Getting there is the first adventure. The roads are a travesty, the highways have gotten better, but there are many miles left that will make you reach for the safety handles. You can be sure of one thing, it’s worth it, Monteverde is a place to be discovered and enjoyed. There are plenty of forests, jungles, but there are very few cloud forests. It is not just


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

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


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

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.


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 Enjoying Manuel Antonio Costa Rica Hotels

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


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Costa Rica Travel Tips: Enjoying Your Travel Abroad

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!


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

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.


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

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.


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42 hotels with 5 star rating in Costa Rica

42 hotels with 5 star rating in Costa Rica


Written by Travel Excellence
July 1, 2013

In order to ensure a quality service to the tourists, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) has already granted to 42 hotels the 5 star rating. The hotels are located both San José and the rural areas. This title is awarded as part of the Certification of Tourism Declaration and takes into account more than the number of rooms offered by the property, issues such as qualit


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

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.


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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 people from


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Monteverde Cloud Forest Costa Rica


Written by Isabella Anderson
February 3, 2013

One of the most popular touristic destinations in Costa Rica, Monteverde is really impressive because of the beauty of its Costa Rica cloud forest. There are biological reserves in Monteverde and two main towns: Monteverde and Santa Elena. The next stop in myCosta Rica travel is this beautiful place, so keep reading and see why I liked Monteverde so much. The Monteverde Clou


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Full-time travel with Travel Excellence, could it be better?


Written by Travel Excellence
January 14, 2013

Costa Rica is located in a privileged place in the heart of Central America, with 51,000 square kilometers and beaches bathed by two oceans, Atlantic and Pacific. In this amazing country you can spend your vacations in the rainforest and in the next day being laying and relaxing at the beach. When traveling through Costa Rica, it is easy to see fields with so many variations of landscape a


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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 conjuncti


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