Costa Rica Travel Guides

Real reviews and articles from travellers in Costa Rica.


The Travelista Awards 2018: Best Hotels in Costa Rica.

Our hotel review team is currently working their way through Costa Rica and will report back soon with a comprehensive list of the top hotels for your trip.

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Best Places to Visit in Costa Rica.

If you are planning a visit to Costa Rica any time soon you should check out these articles from real travellers for the best places to visit.

Before Traveling to Costa Rica…

First of all, please keep in mind you are traveling to Central America, do not confuse Costa Rica with Puerto Rico. This is probably one of the most common mistakes tourist make when planning a [...]

COSTA RICA: Central and Pacific Coast

We landed in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica at 03:00 am due to our flight being 6 hours delayed (yes, 6 hours, but 2 free airport meals as compensation). We took a cab to our hostel for that [...]

Peninsula de Osa: Costa Rica

The summer of 2007 was the first time I made it to Peninsula de Osa, before Instagram was popular (maybe it didn’t even exist at the time) and before the #wanderlust boom took over the world. It [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Costa Rica

  Costa Rica is a small country located in Central America. Known for having an incredible variety of wildlife and great waves for surfing.            Receiving millions of tourists from all [...]

No roads, Tortuguero canals of Costa Rica

No roads can take you to Tortuguero, but a boat or a small plane will. A Traveler’s Memories Tortuguero, Limon, Costa Rica Two weeks before our trip we decided to book a tour that included bus [...]

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

  Arenal national park Costa Rica is a country with many varying climates and landscapes. From the central valley, to monte verde the could forest, to the caribbean or pacific side beaches [...]

Rio Celeste – Swimming in the Sky

The Rio Celeste River   It is said that when the universe was created and God painted the sky he dipped his brush into this river leaving the magical hues of blue and purples to swirl around [...]

Costa Rica: Hidden Gem Santa Teresa

Costa Rica Vamos! Stepping out of the airport I had that feeling of excitement and wonder that I get when beginning a new adventure that little planning goes into. Its just me and the flow of the [...]