• Costa Rica Coffee Guide
Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts
Costa Rica wildlife
15599 views
Costa Rica wildlife
15599 views

Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts

The Tico Times - March 7, 2021

Since they were first described by naturalists in the 1700s, sloths have been misunderstood. Early scientists described the slow-moving beasts as lazy and useless and believed the…

Dangerous ocean currents on Costa Rican Pacific today
Tourism
7170 views
Tourism
7170 views

Dangerous ocean currents on Costa Rican Pacific today

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 5, 2021

UPDATE (8:45 a.m.): While the National Emergency Commission hasn't canceled the alert, Costa Rica's National Tsunami Monitoring Service (SINAMOT) says "the possibility of dangerous currents is ruled out"…

24 travelers have been caught with falsified Covid tests: report
Costa Rica
1991 views
Costa Rica
1991 views

24 travelers have been caught with falsified Covid tests: report

The Tico Times - March 3, 2021

Twenty-four travelers have been penalized after presenting falsified coronavirus test results when trying to leave Costa Rica through Juan Santamaría International Airport, according to a report from La…

One plane’s 21-hour journey from Costa Rica to Australia
Costa Rica
3485 views
Costa Rica
3485 views

One plane’s 21-hour journey from Costa Rica to Australia

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 1, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the aviation industry. Anyone who has recently flown through Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport can attest to that: Pretty…

Reminder: Costa Rica’s entry requirements during the coronavirus pandemic
Costa Rica
3536 views
Costa Rica
3536 views

Reminder: Costa Rica’s entry requirements during the coronavirus pandemic

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 24, 2021

Since November 1, tourists from anywhere in the world can visit Costa Rica. Visitors can arrive to Costa Rica via a flight, sailboat or yacht. The land…

Costa Rica detains two travelers suspected of showing fake Covid test results
Costa Rica
1982 views
Costa Rica
1982 views

Costa Rica detains two travelers suspected of showing fake Covid test results

The Tico Times - February 23, 2021

Costa Rican authorities detained two passengers on suspicion that they had presented falsified coronavirus test results when trying to leave the country, according to a report from…

Costa Rica plans infrastructure improvements to national parks
Costa Rica
5089 views
Costa Rica
5089 views

Costa Rica plans infrastructure improvements to national parks

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2021

The Environment Ministry is promising to invest more than $3.6 million to improve infrastructure at Costa Rica's national parks in 2021, the government announced Wednesday. The single…

Costa Rica to allow visa-free tourism from China
Costa Rica
5114 views
Costa Rica
5114 views

Costa Rica to allow visa-free tourism from China

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2021

Costa Rica will make it easier for tourists from China to visit, the Tourism Board announced Wednesday. Starting in March, tourists from Beijing and Shanghai will be…

French tourists in Costa Rica ‘awaiting repatriation’ after Covid diagnosis
Costa Rica
16438 views
Costa Rica
16438 views

French tourists in Costa Rica ‘awaiting repatriation’ after Covid diagnosis

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2021

Six French tourists in Costa Rica remained hospitalized — two in serious condition — with Covid-19, a French news agency reported last Friday. BFM TV says a group…

Spanish airline Iberojet will offer flights to Costa Rica
Costa Rica
1931 views
Costa Rica
1931 views

Spanish airline Iberojet will offer flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2021

Spanish holiday airline Iberojet will offer flights between Madrid and Costa Rica starting in June 2021, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. “The arrival of new…