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Alajuela, Costa Rica

Alajuela is the third-largest province in Costa Rica. It has an area of 9,753 km² and is divided into 16 cantons and 113 districts. Only Guanacaste and Limón are older than Alajuela. However, it is the second-most populous city in the country, with more than one million inhabitants. Alajuela is in the Mediterranean region of Costa Rica and stands out mainly for its impressive volcanoes and exuberant...

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Best places to visit in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the best places to visit in the whole world. What turns a trip to Costa Rica into a memory that makes all of us who visit it fall in love? The answer is a cocktail of nature, climate, and local character impossible to find anywhere else in the world. Selecting a few places is almost sacrilege because there are countless incredible places to see in Costa Rica. But, in this post, I am...

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The surf at Playa Negra in Costa Rica

Anyone who loves the surf knows that one of the best places in the world to do it is in Playa Negra, in Costa Rica. Without a doubt, this beach is one of the best surfing destinations in the world. Perhaps this is due to being on the Pacific coast. Everyone knows how peaceful this ocean can be. Costa Rica is one of the best countries in America for surfing, and not only because of Playa Negra. Having...

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Mountain retreat

After a hectic work life, after months of confinement, months of social distancing, and the stress of work, home, bills, and more, what we all need is a mountain retreat. Being in a retreat located in a lush Costa Rican forest, nestled in the tops of the mountains, is an unforgettable experience. In addition, these retreats have hotels and properties where you can stay. These facilities offer guests...

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Hotel in Costa Rica – PICOMAR

Hotel or Villa in Costa Rica Hotel or Villa in Costa Rica? This is a country where each hotel or villa can be considered a work of art designed for the comfort of the tourist. Each one has its charms, but nothing more romantic or private than the villas, and that is why they are the first choice when looking for accommodation in the country. For this reason, at Picomar we offer you some of the most...

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Family tours in Costa Rica

Family tours in Costa Rica will awaken the adventurous spirit and foster a family bond... in addition to spending one or several magnificent days. Among the best family tours is the Sky Walk in Arenal or Monteverde. Explore the hidden jungle while walking on the suspension bridges. Another great type of tour is national parks. Travel across the country through these incredible parks. One of the most...

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Throwing garbage on the street

Although we live in the 21st century and see the damage we cause to the environment every day, we still have to teach people that they should not be throwing garbage on the street. Garbage is considered one of the biggest environmental problems in our society. The population and consumption per capita grow, and therefore the garbage; but the space is not, and also its treatment is not entirely...

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Protective environment precautions in Costa Rica

Every day, the world is more aware and alert of the harmful effects we cause to the planet and the need to take some protective environment precautions in this regard, and not only in Costa Rica. The damage we are doing is more evident every day: The melting of the polesA hole in the ozone layer.The increasingly unusual climate.The extinction of species of flora and fauna. And so on. These and...

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Guanacaste Costa Rica Map

When we talk about paradisiacal places in Costa Rica, it is mandatory to look towards the part of the map where Guanacaste appears. Being very close to Puntarenas, it is not very difficult to guess what would be one of the main characteristics of the province of Guanacaste: its beaches. But, of course, that is not the only thing that this beautiful paradise has to offer. Guanacaste has excellent...

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Environmental awareness signage

Tourists arrive in Costa Rica from all over the world and, of course,  they speak different languages. That is why the use of signage, and especially environmental awareness signage, is so important. In this way, everyone will be able to understand what we want to report. Later, you will see how environmental awareness signage can work in two ways. On the one hand, it protects and guides you, and...

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