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Costa Rica’s coronavirus restrictions for February 2021
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Costa Rica’s coronavirus restrictions for February 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 26, 2021

Costa Rican authorities on Tuesday announced the country's coronavirus measures for February 2021. The vast majority of commercial establishments can remain open seven days per week from…

Playa Hermosa inaugurates accessible beach project
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Playa Hermosa inaugurates accessible beach project

The Tico Times - January 25, 2021

Playa Hermosa in Carrillo, Guanacaste, has handicap-accessible facilities, which the Tourism Board says makes it the first “100% accessible beach” in Costa Rica. The project is part…

Costa Rica extends beaches hours until 6 p.m.
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Costa Rica extends beaches hours until 6 p.m.

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 12, 2021

Starting Wednesday, Costa Rica will extend beach hours until 6 p.m. each day. This backtracks on a previous decision to close beaches at 2:30 p.m. in an…

Costa Rica’s coronavirus restrictions for the rest of January 2021
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Costa Rica’s coronavirus restrictions for the rest of January 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 4, 2021

From January 4-17, there will be stricter measures for some activities: Beaches will be open only from 5 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Bars and casinos must limit…

Costa Rica’s coronavirus restrictions for January 2021
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Costa Rica’s coronavirus restrictions for January 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 1, 2021

Costa Rica's coronavirus restrictions for January 2021: January 1, 2 and 3 There is a national vehicular restriction from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on these days.…

Costa Rica announces new restrictions for New Year’s and January 2021
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Costa Rica announces new restrictions for New Year’s and January 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 23, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Wednesday announced a series of national coronavirus restrictions that will begin on December 31. The new measures come as the country's…

Municipality of Puntarenas opts to restrict beach hours on New Year’s
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Municipality of Puntarenas opts to restrict beach hours on New Year’s

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 22, 2020

The Municipality of Puntarenas will close beaches and public spaces early on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. According to a statement released by the local…

Sunsets are back: Costa Rica expanding beach hours on October 15
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Sunsets are back: Costa Rica expanding beach hours on October 15

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 8, 2020

Costa Rica is expanding the allowed hours for enjoying the country’s hundreds of beaches. During a Thursday afternoon press conference, Tourism Minister Gustavo Segura announced the nation’s…

Municipality of Limón opts to close beaches due to coronavirus spread
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Municipality of Limón opts to close beaches due to coronavirus spread

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 9, 2020

The Municipality of Limón will close its beaches for one month in response to a sharp increase in coronavirus cases, it announced Wednesday. "Beaches closed in the…

Costa Rica’s closed phase continues this week. Here’s what’s open
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Costa Rica’s closed phase continues this week. Here’s what’s open

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 17, 2020

The "Closed Phase" continues this week, affecting driving and businesses in Orange Alert areas. These restrictions last through Friday, August 21, after which Costa Rica will ease…