Costa Rica

Costa Rica

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100% pura vida

An eco-tourist's dream, Costa Rica has become synonymous with all an unspoiled tropical paradise can be. Rarely does reality measure up to hype, but Costa Rica certainly comes close. The country's quiet history as a backwater free of colonial excesses has today become a boon, and Costa Rica has cashed in on its purity. And not without merit: blessed with beaches and biodiversity to spare, this is a verdant land of misty volcanoes, roaring rivers, and lush jungles teeming with exotic fauna. Throw in the friendly, educated Ticos (as Costa Ricans are known) and you can see why down here they call it Pura Vida – "pure life."

Featured blog posts

Your planet in 7 seconds: Costa Rica Tarzan

May 6, 2014, 11:41 a.m.

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing! Follow us along to Costa Rica this week as we take a seven second zip-line through the rainforest

An Insider’s Look at Costa Rica

April 9, 2014, 9 a.m.

It’s no secret that Costa Rica is a popular destination, particularly for nature enthusiasts and first-time visitors to Central America. But what is Costa Rica all about? Who are the people? And what are the highlights and must-sees? In this interview with Gabriel Quiros (aka, “Gabo”), a G Adventures Chief Experience Officer (CEO) from Costa [&hellip

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