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The Weekly Crawler is Costa Rica’s number one news and travel guide, it covers local events with a calendar, nightlife, tourist information as well as local and national news.

Costa Rica named top destination for 2019 by Travel + Leisure Magazine

Not that it’s any surprise that Costa Rica is a top travel destination for those looking to take a trip, Travel + Leisure Magazine named Costa Rica to its “50 Best Places to Travel in 2019” List. With its beach-meets-jungle coastline, splendid array of biodiversity,...

Top 5 things to do on your Costa Rica vacation

If you have plans to visit Costa Rica, make sure to check out the top 5 things to do on your vacation below. There’s something for everybody in Costa Rica! 1. Diamante Eco Adventure Park If you love wildlife, you’ll love this nature park, plus, you’re guaranteed to...

Aeromexico launches non-stop service from Mexico City to Costa Rica

Aeromexico recently started non-stop service to Liberia, Costa Rica from Mexico City. Aeromexico currently offers two flights per day to San Jose, Costa Rica, making Liberia its second destination in Costa Rica. Mexico is the second highest foreign direct investment...

Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica Officially Open

Good news for those looking to explore Costa Rica and stay in style. The Planet Hollywood Beach Resort officially opened its doors for business on October 2, 2018. The hotel is located at the base of the Papagayo Peninsula in the Guanacaste Region of Costa Rica, “It’s...

Air Canada to launch daily non-stop service to Costa Rica from Toronto

Good news for Canadians. Just after the announcement from Sun Wing about direct flights into Liberia, Costa Rica from Vancouver, Air Canada announces they are increasing flights from Toronto and Montreal into Liberia, Costa Rica. Starting on December 18, 2018, Air...

Sunwing launches new direct flight from Vancouver to Costa Rica

More good news for Canadians looking to travel to Costa Rica. Sunwing is launching new non-stop flight from Vancouver to Liberia Costa Rica starting December 23, 2018 and running through March 31, 2019. You can read more about the flight below from Sunwing’s press...

Top things to do in Tamarindo if you aren’t into surfing

Wondering what to activities to do in Tamarindo if you aren’t into surfing. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  While Tamarindo is one of the best places to learn to surf with several consistent breaks, there are the rare few, myself included, who prefer to skip the...

The best tours and activities in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

If you’re planning a trip to Tamarindo, Costa Rica and looking for some unforgettable tours and activities, make sure to check out our recommendations below. We’ve broken this list down into the top things to do in Tamarindo. Add your own in the comments if you can...

Why La Fortuna/Arenal is better than Monteverde

Vacation time is limited for most people coming from the U.S. to visit Costa Rica, and while visiting every single destination in Costa Rica would be amazing, it’s just not possible. Many tourists try to fit in visits to both La Fortuna/Arenal and Monteverde, but if...

Top 5 must do Costa Rica wedding activities.

If you’re planning to get married in Costa Rica, you’re likely going to have a lot of people flying down from all over for your big day. Here are some suggestions for what you and your guests can do before and after your big wedding day in Costa Rica. 1. Beach &...

Public access to Playa Conchal now restricted

Playa Conchal is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. The beach is made up of tiny seashells and crystal clear blue water for most of the year, but things are about to change when it come the public accessing the beach. On March 21 the Tribunal...

New direct flight from Costa Rica to Switzerland

Edelweiss, a Switzerland based airline announced a third weekly flight to Costa Rica direct from Zurich, Switzerland. Mauricio Ventura, the Costa Rican Minister of Tourism, made the announcement. Less than a year ago, we announced that this prestigious airline, a...

LATAM Airlines launches new direct service to Costa Rica from Peru

LATAM Airlines Peru launched non-stop flights between Lima and San José, Costa Rica for the first time. LATAM operates three weekly flights between the two cities with an Airbus A319 aircraft on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Flight LA2408 departs Lima at...

Planet Hollywood Beach Resort opening in Costa Rica Fall 2018

More good news for tourists looking to escape to Costa Rica. Planet Hollywood just announced plans for a beach front resort in the Guanacaste province. Opening Fall 2018  • Brand new entertainment themed resort with authentic Hollywood memorabilia • Savour signature...

U.S. donates 2 Coast Guard boats to Costa Rica’s ‘Military’

Looks like Costa Rica’s military is getting even larger thanks to the recent donation of 2 de-commissioned U.S. Coast Guard boats. The recent donations are in addition to the 3 armored vehicles the U.S. just gave to Costa Rica. Here’s the full statement from the U.S....

Things to do in Tamarindo at night

Tamarindo, Costa Rica is a beach town known worldwide for its nightlife and party scene. If you’re in town, chances are you can find something to do any night of the week in Tamarindo. Whether it’s Reggae Night at Pacifico Bar or the popular Friday night at Crazy...

How to travel to Costa Rica for free

If you’re short on money but have the desire to visit one of the most beautiful countries in the world, there’s an easy way to get to Costa Rica for free. Thanks to Costa Rica’s vibrant tourism driven economy, several airlines have direct flights daily to Costa Rica’s...

Excursions in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Top 5 things to do.

If you’re planning a trip to Tamarindo, Costa Rica you don’t want to miss out on these excursions. From zip lining to sailing, these top 5 excursions will make sure you don’t miss out on anything Costa Rica has to offer. 1. Beach & Pool Crawl It’s Sunday Funday...

Killer whales spotted in Costa Rica VIDEO

It’s not every day that you hear about killer whales, or orcas, spotted in the waters of Costa Rica. But that’s exactly what happened near Cocos Island when 6 killer whales were filmed underwater hunting and killing a tiger shark: The King’s Fall from Edwar Herreño on...

The #1 tropical destination that has never been hit by a hurricane

If you’ve been paying attention to any of the recent hurricanes to crash through the Caribbean you might be wondering to yourself if there’s a safe place to travel to that hasn’t been affected by these hurricanes. The answer is Costa Rica. Costa Rica has not been...

Costa Rica is NOT Puerto Rico

Seems like every Gringo in the United States and Canada was sleeping or home sick during geography class. With the recent devastation of Puerto Rico, many expats living in Costa Rica have friends and family asking them if everything is ok. We are here to tell you that...

Esplendor Tamarindo Hotel Review

The Esplendor Hotel in Tamarindo is one of the best value hotels in the Tamarindo area. Prices for rooms average around $100 night and include a free breakfast buffet. One of the best things about the Esplendor is that every room has an ocean view. The hotel is...

Outkast visits Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Big Boi and Andre 3000 along with several members of their entourage recently visited Tamarindo, Costa Rica for a bit of rest and relaxation. Unlike the Kardashian’s visit to Costa Rica, the duo and their crew were welcomed with open arms to Costa Rica, except for one...

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