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Pic of the Day: Hiking Jacó
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Pic of the Day: Hiking Jacó

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2019

Jacó, Puntarenas — Jacó Beach is one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica due to its relative proximity to San José and its surfing conditions. While…

‘Come to Limón’: Costa Rica launches tourism campaign for Caribbean
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Tourism
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‘Come to Limón’: Costa Rica launches tourism campaign for Caribbean

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 4, 2019

The Costa Rican government has launched "Come to Limón: ¿Qué te nace hacer en el Caribe?," a tourism campaign intended to boost local tourism to Limón. According…

Costa Rica becoming a more accessible and inclusive tourist destination
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Costa Rica becoming a more accessible and inclusive tourist destination

Magdalena López / Semanario Universidad - June 20, 2019

Last weekend, Costa Rica presented its new model of inclusive and accessible social tourism, with activities aimed at older adults, youth, children, adolescents and people with disabilities.…

Tourism Board invests $1.5 million in lifeguard program for Costa Rican beaches
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Costa Rica
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Tourism Board invests $1.5 million in lifeguard program for Costa Rican beaches

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 3, 2019

Costa Rica plans to make its beaches safer with a $500,000 annual investment between 2020 and 2022 to establish lifeguard programs at the country’s most dangerous beaches.…

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Costa Rica 101: Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 19, 2019

Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) is both the first and last destination for the majority of tourists to Costa Rica. Air travel can be stressful enough before…

Inside Limón’s plan to develop as a tourist hotspot
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Inside Limón’s plan to develop as a tourist hotspot

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 1, 2019

The president of Limón’s Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Rubén Acón, wants to bolster the Caribbean city as a top tourism destination in Costa Rica. Their…

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 - February 1, 2019

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.…

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.…

OIJ finds female body near where Carla Stefaniak went missing
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Costa Rica
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OIJ finds female body near where Carla Stefaniak went missing

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 3, 2018

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) on Monday confirmed to The Tico Times that they have discovered a female body near the Airbnb property where missing tourist Carla Stefaniak had…

Inside Costa Rica’s new Conventions Center
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Inside Costa Rica’s new Conventions Center

The Tico Times - April 9, 2018

On April 5th, the National Congress and Conventions Center, located in Barreal, Heredia, was inaugurated.