Author Archive for Rob Harper

6 of Costa Rica’s most 'secret' islands

6 of Costa Rica’s most ‘secret’ islands

Costa Rica is most commonly known for its pristine beaches, abundance of wildlife and varied landscapes. Visitors can fly into the cosmopolitan capital of San Jose one day, and be zip lining through a nearby jungle or laying out next to clear blue waters the next. Many of these frequently visited seaside destinations also boast […]

Top events for art lovers in Costa Rica

Top events for art lovers in Costa Rica

Although Costa Rica may be best known for its green forests, blue oceans, and orange sunsets, its art community draws from a whole palette of colors to create one of the most vibrant scenes in Central America. Due to its relative affluence in comparison to its neighbors, Costa Rica has an ever-growing group of students, […]

Central America's luxury trio: Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama

Central America’s luxury trio: Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama

While Costa Rica has been a well-known tourist destination for more than a decade, its neighboring countries Nicaragua and Panama are still a mystery for most luxury travelers. All the better for those who do make their way to the under-the-radar luxury resorts that are now cropping up throughout southern Central America. Want to dive […]

Under the radar day-trips in Costa Rica

Under the radar day-trips in Costa Rica

When you think of activities in Costa Rica, you probably think of ziplining, surfing, hiking, bird watching, sunbathing, and seeing sloths (if you’re lucky!). But this small Central American country has more than just forests and beaches to offer visitors. Check out a few of our favorite lesser-known activities in Costa Rica: Oxcart Parade (Desfile […]

5 must-see luxury hotels in Costa Rica

5 must-see luxury hotels in Costa Rica

Looking for all that a Costa Rica luxury vacation has to offer? Spoil yourself in our most highly recommended luxury hotels in Costa Rica. As you experience the jungle, sun and sand perusing these custom-designed luxury vacation packages, keep in mind that the very best hotels in this country tend also to be boutique in […]