Best Places to See Monkeys and Sloths in Costa Rica

Baby Spider Monkey bottle feeding

Jump To: The Best Places | Southern Caribbean | Northern Llanuras | Volcanoes | Southern Pacific | Central Pacific Looking for monkeys and sloths in Costa Rica is a bit like searching for a needle in a needle stack. The place is crawling with them. But There Couldn't be a Sloth Here A couple of years ago we were traveling friends on their … [Read more...]

Costa Rica Top Ten Wildlife Viewing Tips & Secrets

Costa Rica wildlife

Here's looking at you from Costa Rica The monkeys, birds, frogs and other tropical wildlife of Costa Rica are out there waiting for you to arrive and with a bit of luck you'll come home with tons of great memories and even a few excellent photos. The Best Ways to Spot Wildlife in Costa Rica Go where the wildlife is - Seems obvious but … [Read more...]

Discovering Volcanoes, Jungle and Exotic Beaches

Activity Map for Arenal and Manuel Antonio

If you're planning your first trip to Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio are likely on your radar, if not at the top of your list.  And why not?  These are the most famous attractions in Costa Rica after all!  The idea behind the Discovering Volcanoes, Jungle and Exotic Beaches itinerary (hey, we have to call it something ;-) ) is to … [Read more...]

The 10 Best Tours in Costa Rica

The best tours in Costa Rica!

Whitewater Rafting the Rio Pacuare - Revered as one of the best all around whitewater rafting rivers in the world, the Rio Pacuare is a shoo in for the best tours in Costa Rica list! The Pacuare can be rafted in several sections including heart pounding class IV and V rapids on the upper section and adrenaline pumping class III and IV rapids … [Read more...]

Top Ten Costa Rica Attractions & Points of Interest

Costa Rica Top 10 Points of Interest & Attractions

1. Arenal Volcano - When considering a top 10 list of the most popular attractions in Costa Rica, Arenal Volcano certainly tops the list.  Arenal is a conical volcano that had previously erupted daily from 1968 until 2010, when the lava suddenly stopped flowing.  These days, the sleeping giant looms over the village of La Fortuna, providing an … [Read more...]