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Costa Rica Pic of the Day: Morning In Manuel Antonio
Pic of the Day
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Costa Rica Pic of the Day: Morning In Manuel Antonio

The Tico Times - August 18, 2019

Costa Rica established Manuel Antonio National Park in 1972. Between the new park and the old banana town of Quepos sat an untapped gold mine for tourism:…

El Avión: A restaurant in plane site
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Dining
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El Avión: A restaurant in plane site

Robert Isenberg - August 13, 2019

This story was first published in 2015.  The Fairchild C-123 in Manuel Antonio is shocking on many levels: The first thing you notice is that the nose…

Tico Times Dispatch: Love at First Monkey
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Baby animals
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Tico Times Dispatch: Love at First Monkey

The Tico Times - March 16, 2019

The follow was originally recorded as an interview between Tico Times reporter Alejandro Zúñiga and his mother, Marcy Sacks.  Listen to this story in our podcast, The…

New tournament in Quepos to crown Best Fisherwoman Worldwide
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New tournament in Quepos to crown Best Fisherwoman Worldwide

The Tico Times - February 21, 2019

For the first time in Costa Rica, women who love sport fishing will go to sea in a world-class event to compete for the title of Best…

Five dead in Costa Rica rafting accident
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Costa Rica
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Five dead in Costa Rica rafting accident

AFP - October 21, 2018

Four U.S. tourists and a fifth Costa Rican were killed after a river rafting accident on Saturday, the Red Cross said. The alarm was raised Saturday afternoon…

Marina Pez Vela: Costa Rica Luxury and Authenticity in One
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Marinas
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Marina Pez Vela: Costa Rica Luxury and Authenticity in One

Alissa Grosskopf - October 11, 2018

About a decade ago, a group of fishermen fell in love with the coastal city of Quepos. The rich fishing activities, as well as the community itself,…

What to do on the 4th of July in Costa Rica
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Events
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What to do on the 4th of July in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - July 3, 2018

Looking for a place to celebrate the 242nd Independence Day of the United States here in Costa Rica? Here are two activities you can enjoy with your…

Bright Lights Boat Parade inaugurates holiday season in Quepos
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Events
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Bright Lights Boat Parade inaugurates holiday season in Quepos

The Tico Times - December 11, 2017

The Bright Lights Boat Parade marked the official kickoff of the holiday season in the Central Pacific town of Quepos on Saturday. The Marina Pez Vela offered…

Serenity Boutique Hotel offers quiet retreat for Central Pacific visitors
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Destinations
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Serenity Boutique Hotel offers quiet retreat for Central Pacific visitors

The Tico Times - November 21, 2017

Quepos just got a little calmer. The hotel formerly known as La Sirena, in the heart of the Central Pacific coastal town, relaunched this month under a…

Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree
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Sloth watch
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Pregnant sloth rescued after falling from a tree

The Tico Times - October 20, 2017

Vet tech Larissa Calis of the nonprofit Kids Saving the Rainforest in Manuel Antonio, on Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast, wrote The Tico Times with a sloth rescue…