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Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica : A fight to preserve culture

More than a century of racist laws and policies helped shape Limón. Communities and their distinctive cultures were forged through hardships often condoned by the Costa Rican government. But now the province’s Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism hopes to turn the region into “a new Cancún,”

Costa Rica Surfing in Puerto Viejo: The Caribbean’s Ultimate Waves

Sunshine, surfing and reggae make Puerto Viejo one of the preferred destinations of many Costa Ricans. There’s something about the Caribbean that makes you relax,...

A road trip down Costa Rica’s Costanera

Route 34, better known as the Costanera, is a two-lane highway on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast. Not fully completed until surprisingly recently, the Costanera now...

The Future of Golfito Cosa Rica: The Shannon L. Martin Foundation Projects

It’s clear that Shannon Martin has left a lasting impact on the community.

Surfing in Pavones Costa Rica: One of the World’s Best Waves

You can find one of the longest left-hand waves in the world at Pavones.

Wild and untamed: Our Southern Zone Deep Dive

Costa Rica’s Southern Zone is one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, beloved by travelers from around the planet. It’s also Costa Rica’s poorest.

Pic of the Day: Capuchin monkeys find snake in tree

Early into a coastal trail hike, the branches above me rustled. A half-dozen capuchin monkeys were climbing through the trees. 

Five reasons to take a night tour through the Sierpe mangroves

The Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands protect from storms, help maintain water quality and keep carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.

Our Southern Zone Deep Dive is underway!

The Tico Times is in Costa Rica's Southern Zone this week.

Announcing The Tico Times’ next Deep Dive: Costa Rica’s Southern Zone

We're packing our bags again, and we want to hear from you.
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