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Operation Rich Coast holding ‘CleanUp for the Oceans’
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Operation Rich Coast holding ‘CleanUp for the Oceans’

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 11, 2019

Operation Rich Coast, a grassroots project focused on beach and ocean cleanliness, is hosting its biggest event yet. Saturday morning's "National CleanUp for the Oceans" includes more…

Get there with GOPlaya: Beach search engine offers exclusive rental car benefits
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Get there with GOPlaya: Beach search engine offers exclusive rental car benefits

The Tico Times - January 10, 2019

GOPlaya has made it easier than ever to find a remote, tranquil and unspoiled beach in Costa Rica. But what about getting there? In addition to their search…

GOPlaya Beach of the Week: Mangos Beach
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GOPlaya Beach of the Week: Mangos Beach

The Tico Times - January 3, 2019

It's the height of the vacation season in Costa Rica, which can make finding peace and quiet at the beach a rarity. Enter Mangos Beach, which is…

GOPlaya Beach of the Week: Buena Beach
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GOPlaya Beach of the Week: Buena Beach

The Tico Times - December 27, 2018

You can't just drive up to Buena Beach. It's a 400-meter walk through a beautiful trail right next to the Occidental Papagayo hotel. You'll know you've gotten…

GOPlaya Beach of the Week: Penca Beach
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GOPlaya Beach of the Week: Penca Beach

The Tico Times - December 20, 2018

Surrounded by mountains and featuring white sand contrasting turquoise water, Penca Beach has to be seen to be believed. The small beach in Carrillo, Guanacaste is at…

Tico Times Beach of the Week: Quesera Beach
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Tico Times Beach of the Week: Quesera Beach

The Tico Times - December 13, 2018

Quesera Beach is a piece of paradise. The hidden gem in the Nicoya Peninsula combines white sand and tranquil, turquoise water so clear you can see to…

Friends launch GOPlaya website to explore more than 200 beaches in Costa Rica
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Beach Living
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Friends launch GOPlaya website to explore more than 200 beaches in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 6, 2018

Costa Rica boasts hundreds of beaches across more than 800 miles of coastline. For a year, Carlos Alpízar and José Pablo Alfaro set out to explore them.…

Learning To Surf in Nosara Costa Rica: It may just be the world’s best place
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Learning To Surf in Nosara Costa Rica: It may just be the world’s best place

The Tico Times - February 16, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — I honestly did not think my Costa Rican girlfriend would take a surfing lesson with me, as she does not know how to swim…

Camaronal: Race is on to save baby turtles from poachers (and raccoons)
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Animals
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Camaronal: Race is on to save baby turtles from poachers (and raccoons)

The Tico Times - November 17, 2016

CAMARONAL, Guanacaste — Sea turtles enter the world facing long odds. As eggs they are dug up and devoured by raccoons, as hatchlings waddling to the sea…

PHOTOS: Tour of Limón province showcases region’s human and natural diversity
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Animals
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PHOTOS: Tour of Limón province showcases region’s human and natural diversity

Erin Skoczylas - November 14, 2016

The Tico Times recently joined a two-day tour of the province of Limón sponsored by the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) to look at the development of…