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Postcards from Guanacaste: The province’s beautiful beaches
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Guanacaste
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Postcards from Guanacaste: The province’s beautiful beaches

The Tico Times - October 23, 2019

If you love the ocean, Guanacaste's beaches are hard to beat. There's Tamarindo, the tourist town popular with beginner surfers, and Playa Avellanas for gnarlier waves. There's…

Cahuita National Park’s beach is now handicap accessible
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Cahuita National Park’s beach is now handicap accessible

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 30, 2019

More people can now enjoy Playa Blanca at Cahuita National Park after hundreds of organizations collaborated to create a handicap-accessible path across the sand and into the…

Rough edges and rich culture: Our Puerto Viejo Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Rough edges and rich culture: Our Puerto Viejo Deep Dive

The Tico Times - January 15, 2019

Puerto Viejo isn’t for everyone. If you need your beach vacation to be peppered with air-conditioned rooms and restaurants; if you can’t comfortably share your room with…

Santa Teresa Deep Dive: The Bakery
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Santa Teresa Deep Dive: The Bakery

Duncan Anderson - December 6, 2018

SANTA TERESA, Puntarenas — A place with great coffee is usually enough to make it stand out in a city, let alone a small beach town on…

Police to streamline crime reporting in far-flung beach spots
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Costa Rica
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Police to streamline crime reporting in far-flung beach spots

The Tico Times - May 24, 2016

Many visitors looking to get away from it all are attracted to Costa Rica's remote destinations. That same quality offering quiet and relaxation, however, can be a…

Drownings in Costa Rica spur experts to call for more lifeguards
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Drownings in Costa Rica spur experts to call for more lifeguards

The Tico Times - June 12, 2015

The drowning deaths of 66 people on Costa Rica’s beaches so far this year – including two U.S. tourists in the last month – has experts calling for more lifeguards.…