Posts tagged with "coco"



25. October 2017
All Hollows Eve or as known today, "Halloween" is not a Costa Rican holiday, but rather another holiday or tradition inserted by other cultures. In this case the US. But who wouldn't insert it into the culture? It's a great excuse to get free candy, dress up and party! So all over you will see parties Costa Rica style, haunted houses and children on the street with parents. Few actually know that the Ministry of Culture named October 31st in Costa Rica to be, "Dia de las Mascaradas" in memory...
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...
10. January 2016
LAR offers travelers super shuttle options to Coco Beach or Tamarindo Beach. Those interested in just shopping, dinning and nightlife are going to want tickets to Coco Beach. This is a fisherman town that offers fresh seafood, casinos, bars, markets and wild night life. Tamarindo is the largest beach town in Guanacaste. This is a hippy/surfer town that is great for surf lessons, beach fun, shopping and dinning. Coco Beach Super Shuttle departs every 2 hours starting at 9am until 7pm. The rate...
18. October 2015
Coco Beach has the Best nightlife for those at the Riu hotels or in gen-eral Coco Beach area. This a popular party town for both Costa Ricans and visiting tourists. Everything starts hopping around 10:30 pm and bars/clubs begin closing at 2am. None of the clubs at Coco Beach have cover charges or dress code. The most popular clubs that offer ladies night on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s. For sports fans that want to watch NFL or NBA games, Coconutz offers a great sports bar environ-ment with...
15. October 2015
Shopping can be found everywhere through out Costa Rica. Specially souvenir shops. However, we advise doing your shopping at Coco Beach. Why? Due to the shopping strip structure, the shops tend to have a flee market scene that allows you to haggle and negotiate at var-ious stores. Also, the stores are all concentrated in a single area pre-venting long walks during your time shopping. Stores open by 9am and close at 7pm. The 5pm shuttle into Coco Beach is recommended for those desiring to shop...
12. October 2015
There are various church services in the area mainly catered to Catho-lics, protestants, Jehovah's witness and Mormons. Those interested in the catholic service, can assist at Coco Beach from 10am to 11am. Protestant service is from 11am to 12pm. These two church services are at Coco Beach and offer round trip shuttle service for $15 per passen-ger. The closest Mormon Temples are located in Liberia and Nicoya. These places are anywhere from 1 hour to 2 hours from Riu hotels. For information...
06. October 2015
Coco Beach is one of the oldest beach communities in the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica. This area is also one of the fastest growing are-as of tourism in Costa Rica. It has long been a popular tourist destina-tion of both local Costa Rican citizens as well as foreigners. Coco Beach is affectionately called "El Coco" by the locals or "Coco Beach" by Canadians, Americans and Europeans. Playas del Coco is located approximately 20 miles from the city of Liberia, Costa Rica. Due to its close...
01. October 2015
Back To The Basics Of Traveling With all the theme parks and eco centers that have been developed through out Costa Rica, traveling has become a bit crowded and focus on flora, fauna & culture has been lost. These theme parks attract so many crowds that it produces noise pollution keeping wildlife at bay. It also creates distractions that keep you from enjoy-ing the wondrous flora that surrounds you. With LAR Transports we take you off the beaten path, where you will encounter experiences...
30. September 2015
Guanacaste has much to offer travelers, but the only problem is that most locations are far from each other. Another down side is that rental services along with other tourism agencies have really become touristy and expensive. With LAR Transports, your experience is different. We provide you with a bilingual driver that knows the area. Renting a vehicle may provide you with audio instructions but it won't talk back to you as a driver can.