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United Airlines launches new routes to Costa Rica
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United Airlines launches new routes to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 18, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board and United Airlines celebrated the first of two new routes for the North American carrier to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). Thursday…

Coast Guard rescues eight U.S. citizens from stranded boat
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Coast Guard rescues eight U.S. citizens from stranded boat

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 30, 2020

The Coast Guard prevented a tour boat with 10 occupants from colliding with rocks in Costa Rica’s North Pacific, authorities reported over the weekend. The incident occurred…

United Airlines announces new routes, more flights to Costa Rica
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United Airlines announces new routes, more flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 16, 2020

United Airlines plans to fly 38 times weekly between the United States and Costa Rica by December, the carrier announced Friday in partnership with the Costa Rica…

Authorities tell Ponderosa Adventure Park to stop animal reproduction, feeding tours, selfies
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Animal welfare
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Authorities tell Ponderosa Adventure Park to stop animal reproduction, feeding tours, selfies

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2020

The National System of Conservation Areas, part of the Environment Ministry, has informed Ponderosa Adventure Park in Guanacaste that it must make changes in order to comply…

At least a dozen people rescued as boat sinks in Tamarindo
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At least a dozen people rescued as boat sinks in Tamarindo

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020

At least a dozen people returned safely to shore on Wednesday evening when their schooner sank off the coast of Tamarindo, the Public Security Ministry (MSP) said.…

Watch: Howler monkeys in Potrero, Guanacaste
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Watch: Howler monkeys in Potrero, Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 8, 2020

Howler monkeys may be among the most interesting animals to spot in Costa Rica. And they're not all that difficult to find — you just need to…

Watch: United plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights return to Guanacaste
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Watch: United plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights return to Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 5, 2020

For the first time since mid-March, a plane with tourists has arrived in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport welcomed United Airlines flight 1442 from…

Guanacaste Tourism Chamber asks for Costa Rica to allow U.S. tourism
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Guanacaste Tourism Chamber asks for Costa Rica to allow U.S. tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 11, 2020

In an open letter to the government, the Guanacaste Tourism Chamber (CATURGUA) has asked that Costa Rica welcome tourists from the United States.  The letter, published last…

Our favorite places we visited in Costa Rica this year
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Costa Rica
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Our favorite places we visited in Costa Rica this year

The Tico Times - December 30, 2019

The Tico Times is based in San José, but we love to experience the rest of Costa Rica firsthand. With 2019 coming to a close, we're reflecting…

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…

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