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2021: 5 Reasons For a Tropical Vacation in the New Year

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You don’t need an excuse to want to go on a tropical vacation or stay at an oceanfront villa, but 2021 has plenty of them. If you’re considering how best to treat yourself once travel restrictions lift, we’ve compiled a list of our top five reasons you deserve a tropical vacation this year at Casa

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Costa Rica Souvenirs: Bring Home These Meaningful Treasures

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With the plethora of souvenir shops across Costa Rica overwhelming you with choices, it might be hard to sort out what’s truly authentic and find a gift you won’t find anywhere else. We’ve compiled our favorite Costa Rica culture, rainforest, and beach souvenirs so you don’t have to stress about gifts while you’re enjoying the

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A Beach Holiday: Christmas in Costa Rica

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As a primarily Catholic nation, Costa Rica Christmas traditions are a huge part of winter culture, and Christmas in Costa Rica is a magnificent affair. You won’t find these festivals, foods, and traditions in one place anywhere else in the world. Celebrate the holiday season at Casa Teresa and discover how wonderful the holiday season is in

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Extreme Hiking in Costa Rica: Santa Teresa Edition

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Costa Rica is an ecotourist’s heaven. There are so many jungles, beaches, volcanoes, and waterfalls to discover that a single list couldn’t cover them all. For people who love a physical challenge as well as a nature trek, extreme hiking in Costa Rica is the way to go. Think you’re up to the challenge? Try

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6 Books You Should Be Reading If You Want to Visit Costa Rica

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Whether you want to be inspired, informed, or simply entertained, you can find a Costa Rica book out there for you. Read these books while you’re dreaming of visiting, while you’re on the plane over, or while you’re lounging in your private poolside chair at Casa Teresa Luxury Villa 1. Lonely Planet Costa Rican Spanish Phrasebook

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10 Stunning Costa Rica Photos To Inspire You To Visit

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If you’ve ever dreamed about visiting Costa Rica, there is more than enough incredible photography out there to inspire you to get out and live the Pura Vida. We’ve assembled our ten favorite Costa Rica photos (and a few fun facts) that will make you want to hop on a plane and come stay with

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How to Be a Responsible Ecotourist

Ecotourism is one of the most profitable and important industries in Costa Rica. The unparalleled natural beauty and rich biodiversity make the country one of the most incredible ecotourism destinations in the world.  Done right, visiting these locations can be great for globalization, environmental awareness, education, and sustainability. But done wrong, popular parks become cluttered,

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