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Photography Tips for Instagram & Social Media

woman standing in front of beautiful beach scenery taking a picture

Photography is the best way to capture and preserve memories of your holiday in Costa Rica. Maybe you have a killer Instagram account and you need to keep your followers updated, or maybe you just want to post your adventures to Facebook for your relatives back home to enjoy. Whether you’re a tourist or a

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Useful Spanish Travel Phrases For Costa Rica

Road signs in Spanish

You hardly need to be fluent in Spanish to be a tourist in Costa Rica, but making an effort to learn useful Spanish phrases for conversation will certainly come in handy, or at least earn you brownie points with the locals! We’ll start you off with the most important phrase, one that’ll be greeted with

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A Typical Day in Santa Teresa

Woman sitting on car near tropical mountain

No two people are going to have exactly the same experience when they visit Santa Teresa; it’s part of what makes our slice of this tropical paradise so special. That said, we have a pretty good idea of what a great day on the beach tends to look like. Join us for this glimpse at

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The Handmade Jewelry Makers of Santa Teresa

Assorted selection of gems and stones

Santa Teresa isn’t just home to great surf, delicious food, and more types of exotic wildlife than you can count. We also play host to some of the most talented jewelers in the entire Pacific. If you want something a little more solid than memories or photographs to bring back with you from your trip

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Bird Watching on Santa Teresa

Small green parrot perched on branch

There’s no limit to the amount of beautiful flora and fauna you’ll be able to take in when you visit Santa Teresa, and one of the brightest highlights in the animal kingdom of our tropical paradise has to be our birds. You’ll want to keep your eyes peeled and capture photos—and memories—of our feathered friends

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Local Shopping on Santa Teresa

Woman on beach holding surfboard

This tropical paradise might be known for its exquisite beaches and gorgeous wildlife, but what you might not have heard before is that shopping in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica can also be an incredible experience thanks to its wide array of boutique stores. If you’re looking to bring back more than photos and memories from

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Up In Flames! How to Throw The Ultimate Beach Bonfire

If you observed two parties occurring side by side, which one would you rather attend: a beach bonfire party that was decided at the last minute and still came together; or the very same party planned a month in advance, with cues from a tastemaking blog on how to build a bonfire on the beach?

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Take Me Away: The Ultimate Guide to Sailing in Santa Teresa

Beach, Sunset, Coast, Costa Rica, Sunset Beach, Sea

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, was once a remote fishing village. Today, it is a world-class vacation spot. The smell of fresh fish throughout the farmer’s market recalls the town’s rich history of fishing, but Santa Teresa’s trendy beaches and distinctive, natural sites have made tourism the town’s strongest industry. Sailing the Costa Rica coast in

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