Marina Pez Vela is located in Quepos, in the southern Pacific of Costa Rica in the province of Puntarenas. This province is one of the most important ports not only in the region but in the country.
Manuel Antonio is one of Costa Rica’s most popular beach towns. This is the place where everyone takes vacations and, in the main town, you’ll find very few cheap options. The pristine beaches, soaring temperatures, and famous national park all draw in hundreds of thousands of tourists per year.
Laid back, relaxed and happy to share their time and knowledge, simple tasks like filling out rental car paperwork may take longer here, but you’re guaranteed service with a truly genuine smile.
The country is divided into two sides – the Pacific side, known for its stunning beaches, and the Caribbean side, known more for its low-key rainforest vibe — and I’ve been to both.
A BIG PART of breaking out of your routine and experiencing someplace new is exploring the local cuisine. In the case of Costa Rica, you can’t really go wrong — but here are some extra special items to keep an eye out for.
How many of your vacation days did you use in the last year? If you live in the United States, chances are the answer to that question is somewhere around half of them.