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Smiles and Patience-Facts About Living and Retiring in Costa Rica

Helpful facts about Living and Retiring in Costa Rica from someone named Charlotte Ann Cabezas Creed, a farm girl from down home Alabama-United States of America.  I first started coming to Costa Rica in 1968, a newly wed starry eyed young bride.  No, I did not speak a word of Spanish. 1967-My husband Rod had just finished his medical doctor in...

Puerto Limon Costa Rica

Puerto Limon is the Caribbean with it’s rich jumble of sights, sounds, and smells. It is a laid back place, very hot and steamy.  And rainfall is around three hundred inches per year.  A lot of rain! The population of this region is a mix.  Afro Latinos who immigrated from Jamaica looking for work in the chocolate  plantations, Chinese came t...

What people like about a Costa Rica Vacation

Hello from Costa Rica Learn Learn about what people like to do an a vacation to Costa Rica. I am Rebbeca and my mother is Kathy.   We recently spent one wonderful week in Costa Rica.  We came primarily  for dental work.   Dr Morera Fujiwara, Alajuela..We stayed at Xinia's vacation home stay in Alajuela..then  the Arenal Volcano National Par...

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano is erupting!

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano is erupting and the ash is being felt as far northeast  as Upaula and Guatuso.  This is a big surprise to the near by residents because Rincon has been dormant since 1966. The Rincon de la Vieja National Park located 45 km from  Liberia is a very popular national park for tourists.  They come to see the unusual small...

The Oaks Condominiums Tamarindo Costa Rica

If you are planning a vacation to Costa Rica's  NW Guanacaste Beaches and want a beautiful reasonably priced place to stay I can recommend The Oaks Condominiums Tamarindo Costa Rica.   The location is perfect because of the short driving distance to several of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches. Flamingo Beach is one of these beaches and consid...

Vacation Planning to Costa Rica by Ann

  CUSTOMIZED VACATION PLANNING TO COSTA RICA "Personalized service each step of the way" 'WHETHER IT'S A BEACH VACATION, RAINFOREST, AND VOLCANOS, OR COMBINATION OF ALL. FAMILY VACATIONS HONEYMOONS INDIVIDUALS GROUPS How are Ann's services different? Her services are PERSONALIZED and you always talk to the same person during your vacati...

Hotel Buena Vista Alajuela Costa Rica

This article is written by Ron Poggemoeller and his wife Maria This was the first stop on our 21 day vacation in Costa Rica from Freeport, Texas. Our vacation was designed and planned day by day by Ann Cabezas Creed, "The Costa Rica Expert" a vacation planner for Costa Rica.  We visited Buena Vista Hotel Alajuela Costa Rica on April 6 and then ag...

What’s So Hot About Costa Rica Coffee?

What's so hot About Costa Rica Coffee?  Those who love coffee swear that it's impossible to start the day without their favorite ground bean, full bodied-aromatic Costa Rican coffee.  This verdant country is currently the top destination for savvy eco tourists, and is one of the planets most famed coffee producing countries.  Among others  are ...

Costa Rica Butterflies

[caption id="attachment_4479" align="alignleft" width="300"] Blue Morpho Butterfly of Tortuguero[/caption] Costa Rica Butterflies Costa Rica is home to 1,200 different species of butterflies. Best places to see Butterflies in Costa Rica Central Valley www.waterfallgardens.com Arenal www.butterflyconservatory.org Northern Zone-Rincon d...

Costa Rica’s National Theater

This year Costa Rica's National Theater located in downtown San Jose is celebrating its 117th birthday.  The National Theater was inaugurated on October 19, 1897.  The opening night featured a magnificent presentation of the opera Faust.  The sumptuous building, neoclassic in style,  is a copy of the Paris Opera House and was financed from the ...