The great Scarlet Macaw

The scarlet macaw, ara macao or guacamayo – the name alone sounds like a latin dance – with its splendid colors, boisterous chatter and graceful flight speaks volumes to the imagination. And not just ours… For the Aztecs, this bird was related to the sun, and its feathers highly sought after for elaborate headdress. It

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Let’s go whale watching!

Talking about whales is speaking in superlatives: adult, these animals can measure up to 15 meters and easily weigh an impressive 30 tons. The whales seen in Costa Rican waters are humpback whales. They get their name from the ‘hump’ on their back that is even more visible when they dive into the deep. Often

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Tango Mar Beachfront Hotel and Villas: A getaway with friends

Friends Getaway to Tango Mar Beachfront Hotel and Villas Tango Mar Beachfront Hotel and Villas is an ideal getaway for friends in search of relaxation and adventure, as we found out during a recent excursion to the Gulf of Nicoya, on the Costa Rican Pacific Coast. Journey from San José Our journey began in San

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