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Playa Coco: One Cool Hotspot

Playas del Coco or just Coco as it is called by local expats that call this hopping little beach town home, is said to have the most festive and exciting nightlife in the region. In the days of old it was a lazy little fishing village and still has a fishing port and a famous […]

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Guanacaste National Park

The Guanacaste National Park is one Costa Rica’s most important biological corridors. Crossing ecosystems from the dry forests to the rain forests, this massive park covers over 83,000 acres of land and was created to guarantee a sufficient, safe habitat for animals such as jaguars and mountain lions protected seasonal access between the dry forest […]

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Nosara: A Tropical Dream

If you have ever had a dream where you were in a tropical paradise walking on secluded pristine beach with palms blowing in a gentle cooling breeze, you could have been dreaming about Nosara, Guanacaste Costa Rica. With some of the best surfing in the region and long stretches of sandy beaches, Nosara while attracting […]

Tamarindo Beach Beaches


Tamarindo Beach, Guanacaste is the most accessible location along the northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Whether you fly into the nearby international airport in Liberia or drive 4.5 hours countryside along the new paved highway from San Jose, Tamarindo awaits your presence. Tamarindo is pefect for vacationing because it has all the amenities of […]

Playa Flamingo Beaches

Playa Flamingo

If exotic marine life, pristine white sand beaches and award-winning Blue Flag waters are on your vacation checklist, Playa Flamingo is the obvious choice. Located in the luxurious province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Flamingo Beach is rich in natural beauty and enveloped by spectacularly unkempt mangrove estuaries. With so much to offer, Playa Flamingo can […]

Guanacaste Wire


Guanacaste Wins the Lotto – Government to Contribute $67 Million to Regain Tourism Confidence

It was only just over a month ago when a 7.6 magnitude quake struck the Nicoya and devastated Guanacaste with millions in damages. The most affect sector of the economy here was the tourism sector – among them were the ...
by Don Halbert


Guanacaste Costa Rica On The Rebound?

The economic stability of Guanacaste real estate has been in question over the past few years. With the world crisis hitting hard in the region, Guanacaste found itself in territory it hadn’t felt in a very long time. For...
by Don Halbert



A New 5-Star Guanacaste Costa Rica Hotel On The Way

Over the past several years, we have seen a number of big brand hotels built in Guanacaste including Westin, Four Seasons, Sol Melia, JW Marriot and others. AM Resorts is apparently going to be the next and is scheduled to inve...
by Don Halbert

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What Makes Guanacaste Such A Gem?

Everyday we see more and more media coverage involving Guanacaste. But what makes this northern province of Costa Rica such a hotspot? Covering the most land mass of all seven provinces, Guanacaste has activity from one corner ...
by Don Halbert



Scientists Predicted Guanacaste Earthquake

You might be thinking how is it possible that scientists could predict such a massive earthquake – but they did.   If it were true that scientists can not predict events such as the one that occurred this morning at ...
by Don Halbert

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Discovering the Costa happiness

They say that Costa Ricans are the happiest people on Earth. Whether it’s the World Database of Happiness or the Happy Planet Index, Costa Rica regularly comes out on top in self-satisfaction about life. No surprise, give...
by Don Halbert


Guanacaste drought

Guanacaste Farmers Fear Expected Drought

In July of this year the decline in rainfall was 65% of the historic average and in September it was 50%. Frijoleros prefer not planting to avoid crop losses. In the Nicoya, 60% of bean growers were not encouraged to buy seed a...
by Don Halbert


Saving Guanacaste Rain Forests One Chipko At A Time

You are probably wondering one of two things – possibly both – what are Chipko’s and what do they have to do with Guanacaste? Well first off, Chipko is a type of flip-flop sandal designed originally in India b...
by Don Halbert



Will Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Buy Mel Gibson’s Mansion?

Rumor on the street is that the Hollywood superstars also known as “Brangelina”, are considering purchasing the sprawling 500 acre estate. Mel Gibson purchased the property in 2007 for a cool $25.8 million and has i...
by Don Halbert


Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie AKA Brangelina Coming to Guanacaste?

Guanacaste is a buzz with the idea that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, or “Brangelina” as they are also known, will be vacationing in Guanacaste over the Christmas holidays. Furthermore, the rumor mill is alive with ...
by Don Halbert



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