Happy World Turtle Day


Today is World Turtle Day, raising awareness, increasing knowledge of and respect for, turtles and tortoises, and encouraging human action to help them survive and thrive.

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Writer Shelly Rivoli’s Review of Casa Vista



We recently had travel writer Shelly Rivoli come and stay at two of our villas. Here is the first review of hers about Casa Vista. We hope it gives you a good flavour for coming to our little part of Costa Rica and the second one about Blue Batik is to follow shortly.

A Unique Experience For Our Guests

This season we recently added a really special dining experience for our guests at Costa Rican Vacation – a candlelit BBQ dinner on the beach, under the stars. It was something that my husband dreamt up a while back that we only got to put into practice for his 40th birthday. We had some very dear friends come and stay with us who wanted to put a dinner on for Jeremy (my husband) and this was the perfect opportunity to try the experience for ourselves.


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It’s been a while…

since my last update on my blog and that’s because the high season was extremely busy (Yeh). I wanted to say a massive thank you to all the guests that have come and enjoyed the last months with us at Costa Rican Vacation. 



New 2.47 Million Acre Marine Park For Costa Rica

Costa Rica on Thursday created a massive new marine protected area in the Eastern Pacific area, which conservationists hope will offer endangered marine species such as hammerhead sharks and leatherback turtles a place of respite to recover from increasing pressures from humans. This article can be read in full here

Costa Rica International Airport 3rd Best In Central America

Not that you need more convincing to come to Costa Rica for a well deserved vacation, but just incase you do, then read this article just published in The Tico Times about the international Juan Santamaría International airport in San Jose coming third as the best International Airport in Latin America. Lovely.

Flora & Fauna. The bio-diversity of Costa Rica.



Costa Rica is visited by over 2 millions tourists a year coming from all corners of the globe. They come in search of stunning beaches but also for the abundance of wildlife and green, lush jungles where nature lovers can see the flora and fauna of the tropics up close.

The country holds 5% of the world’s biodiversity and offers an incredible variety of flora and fauna. Costa Rica contains an interesting range of reptiles and is home to some 200 species.

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Dolphins Everywhere

Last week I took a family to Tortuga Island, off Montezuma for the parents to go scuba diving whilst I watched their two lovely children. This in itself was not unusual. What was unusual were the dolphins swimming right along side our boat. It was incredible. dolphins Contine reading

Five Things To Bring To Costa Rica

Packing for a vacation is never perfect and you always end taking a pile of clothes you never end up wearing or even worse, don’t bring exactly what you need.Either way, here are five things you MUST pack when traveling to Costa Rica:suitcases

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PuraSonica.com is your sound track for the Nicoya Peninsula

If you are thinking of coming to our special little part of Costa Rica, you need to check out www.purasonica.com purasonicashotblog 

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