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10 Days in Costa Rica: Itinerary IdeasCosta Rica is a small enough country to be explored in less than two weeks. Sure, you can spend months here, but for a first time visitor, 10 days are enough to get the feeling of the country and see the major sights.

Costa Rica offers plenty of things to do: from resorts catering to those who just want to relax , to great beached for the surfer and an array of outdoor experiences for those who don’t like to

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Best 7 beaches in Costa Rica

by Cristina on September 6, 2012

Best 7 beaches in Costa RicaCosta Rica is officially the greenest country in the world. The waters are warm and clear year round, making the beaches a distinctive attraction in the country. The country has almost 300 beaches, with sands varying in color from white to black and brown.

1. Tortuegero Beaches

These are the eco-travel heaven for those visiting Costa Rica. The area is home to 16 endangered species and there are also opportunities to hike . The sandy beaches attract the sun-bathers and the

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What to Eat in Costa Rica: Famous Costa Rica FoodsThe traditional food in Costa Rica is often viewed as uninspired and repetitive, although flavorful. Usually you’ll find rice and beans at every meal. Locals are definitely used to it, but visitors might find it boring.

However, the Costa Rican cuisine incorporates several staples of Latin American cuisine and includes a lot of vegetables and fruits. So if you don’t care much about rice and beans, you’ll be happy to find ceviche, empanadas and tamales in restaurants or farmer’s markets.

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Why You Should Add Costa Rica to Your RTW ItineraryCentral America is a popular destination for people who are planning RTW trips. The region is cheaper than many more western destinations, and it has tons to offer long-term travelers. Beautiful beaches, volcanoes, jungles, big, metropolitan cities, great food, and friendly people are just a few of the highlights of booking a trip to Central America.

For many long-term travelers, adding Costa Rica to a round the world trip itinerary is tops on the list. Costa Rica is

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Getting from Costa Rica to Nicaragua (and return)Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and has coastlines both at the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. Travelers come to Nicaragua for the beauty it has to offer. Whether you look for eco-tourism, beaches, adventure travel or colonial cities, you’ll find them here.

Many travelers choose to visit most (if not all) of the Central American countries during a single vacation, so getting between Costa Rica and Nicaragua (or the other way) is not only popular,

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Getting from Arenal to Manuel Antonio (and return)The Arenal area comprises the Arenal Volcano National Park and Lake Arenal, along with the hot springs. The lake provides endless opportunities for activities such as fishing, windsurfing and many more. While the volcano is not active anymore, you can enjoy the sights and spend some lovely time in the nature.

Manuel Antonio national park is one of the most bio-diverse areas in the world. It is the smallest national park in Costa Rica but it offers a lot of

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