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Extreme Hiking in Costa Rica: Santa Teresa Edition

forest in foreground with blue volcano in the background

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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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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5 Movies That Will Make You Fall in Love With Costa Rica

Playa Escondilla and Playa Manuel Antonio, beaches in costa rica from above

Want to psych yourself up for anCosta Rica vacation before you visit in person? We’ve compiled five movies about Costa Rica or movies that use beautiful Costa Rica scenery as their backdrop to get you excited for your visit. Get inspired! 5 Movies About Costa Rica After Words (2015) Director: John FeldmanStars: Marcia Gay Harden,

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Surfing Basics for a First Timer in Costa Rica

A tropical beach lined with coconut palms and thatched huts.

Warm water, secluded beaches, and some of the most renowned coffee in the world make Costa Rica a paradise for surfers of every level. Prime surfing destinations in Costa Rica can be found right down the Pacific coast. Grab your board and join us as we share some information basics for surfing in Costa Rica.

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An Abridged History of Costa Rica’s Vibrant Tourism

A Costa Rican beach with blue boats and lush forest

Have you ever wondered how the relatively small country of Costa Rica became the most visited nation in Central America? We at Casa Teresa are going to take a dip into Costa Rica’s history to answer that question while exploring the origins of its tourism industry and the story of how it became the fantastic

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Island Voyages From Santa Teresa

Front Boat Tropical River

Taking a vacation in Costa Rica means you’ll be surrounded by some of the most beautiful nature planet Earth has to offer. And if you’ve been dying to get on the water or see some rare fish not available for viewing in a local pet store, then you are in for a tropical treat with

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Wildlife Refuges Near Santa Teresa

Sea turtle resting on a beach

If you’re planning a trip to visit Costa Rica, you can’t afford to skip out on taking in some of the most unique and wonderful wildlife on the entire planet. But where should you visit, and what will each of these spots have to offer when you get there? Let Casa Teresa introduce you to

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Day Trips From Santa Teresa

Coconut trees on a beach

As gorgeous as the grounds are here at Casa Teresa, we realize you probably won’t spend the entire vacation lounging around in your luxury cabana. You’ll be surrounded by things to do when you choose to stay in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, and the day trips below are just a few of the available options.

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Zip It! Canopy Tours, and Other Sky-High Adventures

Sky High Adventure

Do heights make you dizzy? If so, you may not want to look down at the rest of this blog (pun intended). On the other hand, if adventures that touch the sky are your idea of a good time, some exciting activities near our villa are waiting to sweep you off your feet. From zooming

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