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Subject: Costa Rica Experiences Tourism Boom In 2013
(Posted on Jan 19, 2014 at 02:24PM )

costa rica tourismTourism has become a defining force of Costa Rica, generating a steady and strong economy. 2013 was no exception.

According to the Tico Times, Costa Rica experienced a 3.6% increase in tourists, welcoming 2.6 million individuals from across the globe. Arrivals from North America and Europe fueled this rise, contributing almost 40% of the overall total.

This number proves Costa Rica’s growing presence throughout the world. According to the National Tourism Board, the country has experienced tremendous growth within the last four years, attracting 15.6% more tourists than previous decades. This statistic is certain to expand in 2014.

To read more about Costa Rica tourism click here.

To join the many travelers who have already experienced sport fishing, adventure tours and world-class accommodations contact Costa Rica Vacation.
Subject: Los Suenos Hosts Links and Laces Tournament
(Posted on Jan 7, 2014 at 10:46AM )

los suenos links and laces golfLos Suenos is a center of sport fishing and family fun.

A recent tournament announcement, however, proves that its popularity will soon extend to fairway fans.

The Links and Laces event is coming to Los Suenos. This golf tournament, as reported by the Costa Rican Times, is world renowned, attracting professional and amateur sportsmen alike. It features two-man teams, all vying for prestigious titles and undeniable prizes. 

The Los Suenos Marriott is an ideal location for this event. Its famed La Iguana course boasts almost 7,000 yards of lush lanes, sandy bunkers and cliffside holes. It’s a Par 72 stretch that can vex even the most experienced players, and the Links and Laces crowd will have to bring their best putters to win.

The Links and Laces tournament is scheduled from February 15 through February 17. Early registration is recommended to secure a spot, and golfers in need of accommodations and transportation should book those in advance as well.

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Contact Costa Rica Vacation to learn more about the Los Suenos golf course. Ask us also about our special promotions and charter tours.

los suenos costa ricaSustainability is the cornerstone of Costa Rica, supporting both the economy and the country’s unique biosphere. This surge toward environmentalism is unmatched throughout the world, and political figures are starting to take note.

According to a recent article by the Costa Rican Times, journalists, advocates and strategists descended upon San Jose - all trying to discover the secret of the Central Pacific’s success and how to best incorporate it into their own cities.

On December 25, 2013, Costa Rica hosted the Fourth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Tourism. This unique conference examined the impact of ecotravel - how it effects market growth, how it promotes environmental awareness and how it can better connect the world. Renowned panelists (such as Lawrence Pratt, director of the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Development, and award-winning author Elizabeth Becker) praised the country’s efforts and encouraged other global powers to embrace the sustainable approach.

This was a landmark event, with the world officially recognizing Costa Rica’s many achievements. Through its conservation policies regions like Los Suenos, Manuel Antonio and Jaco have been preserved.

To read more click here.

Contact Costa Rica Vacation to learn more about sustainability. Ask us also about our accommodations, charter cruises and special promotions.
Subject: Civic Center For Peace Revitalizes Jaco
(Posted on Dec 18, 2013 at 07:41AM )

los suenos costa ricaJaco was once a forgotten town.

Now, however, it stands on the brink of a tourism boom - with travelers recognizing its exceptional sport fishing opportunities, its family-friendly activities and its civic growth.

According to a recent Costa Rica Star article, Jaco will soon embrace its community by constructing a Civic Center for Peace. This project, which is the first of its kind in the country, will inject new opportunities into the tiny seaside town. It will host a wide array of programs, all intended to promote a peaceful, and familial, environment.

Within it visitors will discover art, music, history, dance and community-themed resources (such as legal libraries and advocates). This will help to strengthen Jaco, bringing its citizens and its tourists together.

Those traveling through the Los Suenos and Manuel Antonio regions will also find themselves impacted by this new center. Its 3,000 square meters will effortlessly accommodate them, providing access to dynamic options for everyone and every day.

Click here to read more about the Civic Center for Peace.

Click here to reserve Jaco lodgings, and click here to charter a ship and sail along the town’s famed beach.
Subject: Costa Rica Vacations Introduces New Tortuga Tour
(Posted on Dec 14, 2013 at 01:11PM )

tortuga island tour los suenos costa ricaThe Isle of Tortuga waits just beyond Los Suenos - uninhabited, unspoiled and unforgettable.

Costa Rica Vacations wants all travelers (from the deep sea devotees to the adventure-seeking families) to experience this spectacular island, and we now offer an easy way to do that.

Let us introduce the Pura Vida Princess tour! This exciting opportunity allows guests to travel from Los Suenos to Tortuga in style. Encounter smooth sailing in a newly renovated catamaran, indulging in all-inclusive amenities. Discover delectable dining. Indulge in spa services. Explore the Pacific with kayaks, snorkeling equipment and banana boats (all provided by an experienced, and bi-lingual, staff). An island adventure awaits!

Costa Rica Vacations is dedicated to bringing its customers the best in lodgings, charter services and outdoor activities. We’re proud to add the Pura Vida Princess tour to our ever-growing collection.

Click here to read more about the promotion!
Subject: Morgan’s Cove Offers Winter Escape
(Posted on Dec 9, 2013 at 07:17AM )

los suenos costa ricaWinter is here.

Temperatures plummet along the North American shorelines, shoving cold air and wild storms to every city. Men and women huddle in their homes, dreaming of soft sand and golden sunsets.

They no longer have to dream - because Morgan’s Cove has both.

Costa Rica Vacations is happy to promote this seaside destination. Morgan’s Cove offers resort living and exceptional comfort, allowing guests to effortlessly sample all that the Central Pacific has to offer.

Explore the sea with charter cruises, chasing after Marlins, Snooks and more. Travel through mangrove canals to search for crocodiles. Hike along spectacular beaches. Ride ATVs through miles of jungles and hills. Experience every summer thrill in winter! The possibilites are endless.

Book a Morgan’s Cove vacation today to leave the snow and sleet behind.
Subject: Manuel Antonio Offers Undiscovered Attractions
(Posted on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:37AM )

los suenos costa ricaManuel Antonio is often heralded as Costa Rica’s premier destination. Its collection of white sand beaches, lush forests and coastal waters proves impossible to deny.

A recent Virtual Strategy article, however, shows that there are still hidden gems to find in this popular paradise.

Discover the Central Pacific. Virtual Strategy details some of Manuel Antonio’s most impressive locales - including the El Salto waterfall, Playa La Mancha, Playa Cocal, the Rainmaker Preserve, Damas Estuary and Rafiki Lodge. All of these options offer spectacular scenery and secluded trails, making them ideal alternatives for eco-tourists and adventurers alike.

Experience world-class hiking, fishing, diving and rafting without the world-class crowds.

To read the full list click here.

To explore Manuel Antonio click here.
Subject: Manuel Antonio Fishing Report Promises Positive Season
(Posted on Nov 30, 2013 at 08:36AM )

los suenos costa ricaManuel Antonio is a fisherman’s paradise, drawing travelers from across the globe with its Pacific waters, accessible docking and abundant marine life. It stands as one of Costa Rica’s most popular deep sea destinations.

And that popularity is certain to increase in 2014.

A recently released fishing report explains that Manuel Antonio’s 2014 season will be a positive one. An excess of Dorados, Sailfish, Billfish and more has already been spotted along the coast, and early weather predictions favor strong currents and clear skies. This creates an ideal environment for catch and release tournaments or private charters. Expect consistent catches, with increased chances for record-breaking breeds.

To read more about Manuel Antonio’s fishing outlook click here.
Subject: Jaco Recognized By World Travel Market
(Posted on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:39AM )

los suenos costa ricaThe World Travel Market is an international exhibition, providing individuals with information tailored toward tourism. It offers perspectives on aviation, lodgings, cruises and other key travel elements. Its collection of roundtable discussions and seminars helps to shape the industry.

The 2013 World Travel Market is already in full swing, and it’s setting its sights on Jaco.

The Costa Rica Star recently reported that Jaco Beach was recognized as one of the premier beaches in Central America. Its unique location - nestled between the Pacific ocean and the nearby Manuel Antonio National Park - provides visitors with spectacular views, while its consistent currents ensure endless surfing, snorkeling and more.

Jaco Beach was in prestigious company. Among the other World Market nominees were Cancun, Bocas del Toro and Placenica.

To read the full article click here.

To learn more about the London exhibition click here.
Subject: 2013 Billabong Surf Contest Concludes At Jaco
(Posted on Nov 21, 2013 at 10:23AM )

los suenos costa ricaJaco has forever been a center of surfing. Its high breaks and steady currents tempt sportsmen from across the globe. The 2013 Billabong Festival de Surf brought a new wave of travelers to this small town's sandy shores, however.

The Costa Rican Times reports that 135 of Latin America’s most famed surfers competed in the Billabong Festival from November 9 to November 10. Strong showings from contenders like Gary Saavedra, Diego Cadena and Gilbert Brown thrilled the 5,000 attendees. It was Jaco local Luis Vindas who eventually claimed the top prize, however. He managed a staggering 19.50 score, dominating every a-frame and double-up.

Pacific waves weren’t the only attractions at the 2013 Billabong Festival. Singer Donavon Frankenreiter and his Ojo de Buey band also entertained the crowds with an exclusive marina concert.

To read more about the event click here.

To schedule a surfing tour in Jaco or Los Suenos click here.
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