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Things to do in Puntarenas

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Things to do in Puntarenas If the tourist is a lover of underwater life, Costa Rica will be passionate, because there are more than 1,000 species of fish that reproduce in abundance, both in the Pacific and in the Atlantic. Coconut Island is currently considered an invaluable natural laboratory for studying the evolution of species. Another place that has abundant marine environment is the Caño Island, located in front of the Corcovado National Park, in the Osa Peninsula. This island has a high archaeological value, because in ancient times it was used as an indigenous cemetery. The possibilities of the country are unlimited. Whether in the forest, in the air, on the beach, or in its torrential rivers; In its lakes, in the sea or diving, there will always be something to discover. The only thing that the traveler needs is the desire to live intensely the magic that the…

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Archeology, Flora and Fauna in Carara Park

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Archeology, Flora and Fauna in Carara Park The Park has numerous vestiges of pre-Columbian indigenous occupations. Archaeological studies have allowed the location of fifteen archaeological sites that correspond to two periods of occupation: the Pavas Phase (300 years BC – 300 years AD) and the Carthage Phase (800 years – 1500 years AD), with agriculture As a basis of subsistence. From the second period of occupation, several sites stand out, such as Carara, which corresponds to a rectangular basement (6 × 4 m), built of river rock and calcareous rocks, and Lomas Entierro, a large village with habitation and funeral areas on top of A few hills located in front of the Tárcoles River. Lomas Entierro was a main settlement during the pre-Columbian era and exerted a political and economic dominion in the low zone of the Tárcoles River. Carara has several ecosystems such as marshes, a lagoon and gallery…

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“Good times at Vista Los Suenos Rain Forest”

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Thanks Vista Los Suenos, we will be back We tried the zip lining because it was close to our hotel and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We were so impressed with the facilities, guides, and activities that we returned a few days later to do the ATV and horseback riding. The zip lining was beautiful with 10 platforms, guides that were very friendly and we felt safe with the equipment and the knowledge level of the guides. The horseback riding was also beautiful with a stop for a short walk to a waterfall where swimming was an option. The ATV ride was fun going through lots of streams and puddles and a stop at a stunning overlook of the Pacific Coast. They provided fruit at the end of each activity and water during the activities. I would highly recommend any or all of the activities offered at this resort. We were…

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Nightlife in Puntarenas

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Nightlife in Puntarenas Below is a guide to enjoy the nightlife of the province of Puntarenas, if you want to party and see the lights of the city, some of the options you can visit are: Privilege Entertainment Club & Hotel is located in Puntarenas 75 meters east of the ICE Subway Station, Puntarenas. Privilege Entertainment Club is the most complete discoteque in the center of Puntarenas, ideal for a night of dance and party with activities programmed every night, ensuring you a night of entertainment. The club has a dance floor, stage for live music and shows of dancers plus a VIP area where you can enjoy with your friends in a slightly clearer environment. Tabu Disco-Bar is located in downtown Miramar, Puntarenas. Opened in March, Tabu is the new option to have fun in the port. The bar has a large infrastructure, a VIP area, the best sound…

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Carara National Park

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Carara National Park Carara is located in the transitional zone between the dry and humid forests of the Pacific region. It can be said that no other wild area of the country protects the resources of plants and animals present in this bioclimatic region. Considered as an excellent living laboratory, where you can study the structure and functioning of tropical ecosystems and their relationships, it also has many vestiges of pre-Columbian Indian occupations, currently this park is open to the public. The Park is located in the Pacific, 90 km from the capital city, following the coastal road south to the southeast of the city of Orotina, province of Puntarenas. It is in the center of the margins of the Rio Grande de Tarcoles. The journey time from San José is approximately one hour. The average annual temperature is 27 ° C. and the average annual rainfall is 2800 mm….

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FUN WITH ZIP LINE!!!!

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FUN WITH ZIP LINE!!!! The Feeling!!!! One of the fun things in life is feeling the thrill of the air hitting you as you glide through the sky. This can be achieved in a number of ways, and you would usually have to go to an amusement park or travel to a far off destination to get moving forward. In the past, you wouldn’t be able to get yourself into this thrill ride, as it would be somewhat difficult to manage, but things have changed. You can now get into the fray of things with easy access to zip line kits, and depending on a few factors, you can explore the greatness that comes from flying through the air. Security!!! For those that are unaware of how this works, it’s important to remember a few things. This is not like paragliding, or any other option. It’s unique in safety and…

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White-headed capuchin

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White-headed capuchin The white-headed capuchin (Cebus capucinus), also known as the white-faced capuchin or white-throated capuchin, is a medium-sized New World monkey of the family Cebidae, subfamily Cebinae. Native to the forests of Central America and the extreme north-western portion of South America, the white-headed capuchin is important to rainforest ecology for its role in dispersing seeds and pollen. Among the best known monkeys, the white-headed capuchin is recognized as the typical companion to the organ grinder. In recent years the species has become popular in North American media. It is a highly intelligent monkey and has been trained to assist paraplegic persons. It is a medium-sized monkey, weighing up to 3.9 kg (8.6 lb). It is mostly black, but with a pink face and white on much of the front part of the body, giving it its common name. It has a distinctive prehensile tail that is often carried coiled up…

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ATV adventure in Vista Los Sueños Rainforest Tours

The Best ATV For Everyone Vista Los Sueños

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The Best ATV For Everyone Vista Los Sueños The ATV is a popular investment for recreation enthusiasts and those who love the outdoors. Anyone can reasonably expect to get on and ride with little difficulty. Where the dirt bike poses a balancing challenge the four-wheel ATV can be looked at like a small car. Unless you drive it in a tree or off a ravine the ATV offers an easier to learn alternative for any beginner wanting to ride the track or trail. An ATV is not necessarily safer than a dirt bike as riding recklessly or buying an ATV with an engine too big for your experience can be just as hazardous. However, for the beginner, riding on four-wheels is easier, more comfortable and drastically reduces the learning curve. Jumping on a dirt bike for the first time and riding off in the sunset is much less likely to…

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Playa Hermosa National Wildlife Refuge

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Playa Hermosa National Wildlife Refuge The area, which includes the current National Wildlife Refuge Playa Hermosa – Punta Mala, is located on the Pacific coast, surrounded by populations such as Playa Hermosa, Quebrada Amarilla, both of the canton of Garabito and Esterillos West, a town belonging to the canton of Parrita, which gather important conditions for their natural resources for economic, social and tourist development, such as beaches, flora, fauna and a large number of marine resources. However, its main strength is the fact that annually arrive large numbers of sea lions (Lepidochelys olivacea), to spawn to this beach, which represents a fact of great relevance to find this species in danger of extinction, turning the site in a vital area for the rescue and conservation of this species. This place is little known, surprising is the formation of stone that opens its way into the sea, and unlike other places…

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Costa Rica Cheap Zip Lines/ Tropical Rainforests

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Costa Rica Cheap Zip Lines/ Tropical Rainforests Rainforests are forest ecosystems characterized by high levels of rainfall, an enclosed canopy and high species diversity. While tropical rainforests are the best-known type of rainforest.   Tropical rainforests typically occur in the equatorial zone between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn, latitudes that have warm temperatures and relatively constant year-round sunlight. Tropical rainforests merge into other types of forest depending on the altitude, latitude, and various soil, flooding, and climate conditions. These forest types form a mosaic of vegetation types which contribute to the incredible diversity of the tropics.     The bulk of the world’s tropical rainforest occurs in the Amazon Basin in South America. The Congo Basin and Southeast Asia, respectively, have the second and third largest areas of tropical rainforest. Rainforests also exist on some the Caribbean islands, in Central America: (Costa Rica), in India, on scattered…

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