Costa Rica Rainforest Connection

Daily Year Round – Semi Private Independent Explorer Program (uses vans and buses for our guests only, not public) 7 days – 6 nights from CAD $1609 pp based on dbl occupancy Here’s how it works, easy and affordable. Day 1: Arrival at the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San…

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Designer Hotels can be Sustainable

Ecolodges or ecoresorts fall into a category that sometimes are wrongly thought to be only rustic. The fact is that many are beautifully designed buildings with all the amenities of upscale hotels and retreats. This linked article from Cayuga Collection goes into more detail. The Cayuga Collection is a group…

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Birds of Costa Rica

Costa Rica has an amazing variety of habitats from lowland humid forests to misty cool cloud forests. The Birds of Costa Rica program covers the very top birding sites in Costa Rica, including Cerro de la Muerte Cloud Forest, Caribbean Foothills, and the San Juan-La Selva Biological Corridor. Day 1:…

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Costa Rica Birding Tour

birding at palo verde

Lakes to cross, birds, wildlife and of course volcanoes:  this program explores a variety of distinct ecosystems ranging from the dry tropical regions of Rincon de la Vieja National Park, the cloudforests of Monteverde, the tropical humid area of Arenal Volcano National Park, and the watery world of Palo Verde…

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The Secret Life of Chocolate

A couple of years ago I was in Costa Rica and I was enchanted by a tour that was offered by one of our ecolodges: The Tropical Chocolate Tour. Well how could you resist? We took off from La Tirimbina centre and over to their private reserve on an island…

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