Posts tagged with "PURAVIDA"



05. February 2017
So this month we be watching videos of Costa Rica. Some promo material launched by the tourism board and others. Congrats to all of you who participated in the creation of these videos. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did. A new video will be launched every 5 days. Here the first one...
05. October 2016
If you are near Coco Beach (Playa del Coco) a visit is a must. You can spend an entire day in Coco. You can start of the morning by visiting places like Congo Cafe or Java that serve breakfast, smoothies and coffee in general. There is a nice atmosphere and the ginormous waffles, syrup, cream, strawberries and blackberries they serve at Java are spectacular. You can enjoy as early as 7 am. Those staying at Riu can take a shuttle as early as 9 am, placing you at Coco around 9:30 am. After...
05. July 2016
The word Guanacaste means ear pod tree which is found abundantly throughout the province. It also used to be the name of the capital city which was renamed in 1854 to Liberia. Guanacaste is a province with plenty of history and lost culture. Much of this due to the Spanish conquest. Back in those days prior to the conquistadores, Guancaste was Chorotega territory the chieftains were known as Caciques. The center of their culture was the Kingdom of Nicoya. The chieftains would gift each other...
15. March 2016
One of the nice things about Costa Rica, is that if you are in an area where it rains too much, you can be in a dry area in a matter of a couple hours. A perfect example of this is the province of Guanacaste which is a tropical dry forest. This means that during the dry season it's even dryer. So during the rainy season, you'll have a rain shower every 2 weeks that will be enough to turn everything green. In the wet, humid and mountane forests, rain will be much more present. It may rain for a...
05. March 2016
Local scientist say a notable increase in geothermal activity has increased at Rincon de la Vieja volcano in Guanacaste. Residents claim that ash covered their roofs and was also found in a 6km perimeter around the volcano. Ash, mud and fumerals have increase as well in the past year. Experts say that there is no danger and that most of the material falls into the crater. Trips to certain areas are off limits, but hikes near the national park are still available. Visit Rincon de la Vieja and...