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Turn off your phone, turn on the twinkly lights
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Turn off your phone, turn on the twinkly lights

The Tico Times - November 10, 2017

Ahhh... it's almost the weekend. Time to seek out a scene like this one. Can you tell which Costa Rican beach is depicted here? Would you like…

Name that beach
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Name that beach

The Tico Times - September 18, 2017

Sometimes it's best to start the week with a little slice of heaven... and by that we mean a tempting view of Costa Rica's coasts. Can you…

Meet Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches
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Conservation
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Meet Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches

L. Arias - March 25, 2017

Holy Week is approaching, and for those planning to enjoy some time off at the beach, new recommendations await: the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) this week…

Police to streamline crime reporting in far-flung beach spots
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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…

Beware: ‘Vacation brain’ at the beach can be deadly
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Costa Rica
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Beware: ‘Vacation brain’ at the beach can be deadly

The Tico Times - March 23, 2016

Update: Thursday, March 24, 1:45 p.m. Red Cross officials reported that Leonardo Rodríguez Fonseca, 42, of San José drowned Thursday morning just before noon at Playa Negra in…

Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches of 2016 get blue flags
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Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches of 2016 get blue flags

L. Arias - March 18, 2016

A total of 110 beaches along the Caribbean and Pacific coasts began displaying blue flags this week to let visitors know that they are among the cleanest in the…

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.…

Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches
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Eco water
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Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches

L. Arias - March 27, 2015

Vacationers heading to Costa Rica's beaches for Holy Week can be sure that the water is contamination-free at beaches displaying a blue flag. The Costa Rican Tourism Board delivered…

Guanacaste receives first tourist wave of Costa Rica’s high season
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Guanacaste receives first tourist wave of Costa Rica’s high season

The Tico Times - January 12, 2015

NOSARA, Guanacaste – When Makayla Richmond arrived in Nosara seven months ago, the town was pretty quiet. The rainy season had just started, and a steady flow…

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Rapper Ludacris gets engaged in mile-high proposal en route to Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 31, 2014

http://instagram.com/p/xF9pOfQa2w/ Christopher Bridges, better known as the hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris, got engaged to longtime girlfriend Eudoxie Mbouguiengue during their flight down to Costa Rica this week.…