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Summer weather at its best...dry season, high temperatures during the morning but windy and cool evenings. The Caribbean coast still in the typical wet season.

 

Events & Holidays

 

  • Nesting Period Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

The Olive Ridley Turtle, also known as the Pacific Ridley is one of the smallest  sea turtle, eventhough it can weigh as much as 45 kg (100 lbs) and have a length of up to 75 cm (30 in). It is named for the olive-green color of its heart-shaped shell.
- Location: Pacific coast
- Hatching: 50 to 60 days
- Nesting Period: Close to a moon season

 

  • Nesting Period Leatherback turtles

Leatherback sea turtles are the largest living marine reptiles and live almost their entire lives at sea. The only times that they are on land is when the female turtles lay eggs, and when hatchlings emerge from the nest and make their way to ocean.
- Location: National Park Las Baulas, Playa Grande.
- Hatching: 50 to 70 days
- Nesting Period: December to March

 

  • Nesting Period Pacific Green Sea Turtle

Green turtles are the largest of all the hard-shelled sea turtles. They are one of the few species so ancient that they watched the dinosaurs evolve and become extinct.
- Location: Playa Naranjo.
- Hatching:50 to 55 days
- Nesting Period: October to March

 

  • Fiesta de los Negritos Week of December 8th)

Celebrated in the Indian Boruca Village, an ancient aborigenous ritual  mixed with honors to the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception – extravagant costumes, drum and flute music and dances.

 

  • Nicoya, Fiesta de la Yeguita (Small mare) December 12th

Processions, bullfight, fireworks and concerts.

 

  • Zapote (San José) Festejos Populares (Year- end Festival) December 25th to January 3rd

The festival marks the beginning of the Christmas celebrations, you can find rides, food bullfights and fireworks.

 

  • Tope (Horse parade) December 26th 

This popular horse parade is celebrated on the streets of downtown San José.

 

  • Carnival (December 27th)

Downtown San José transform into the scenery of an enormous and wonderful parade of  allegoric vehicles, bands, giant balloons and lots of music.
 

 



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Adventure in Malpaís (8 days/7 nights Package)

$1 352.00


Mal País is situated on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica on the southern tip of the Nicoya peninsula. Also known as the Hawaii of Latin America...
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Canopy Tour San Lorenzo, San José

$81.00


San José Canopy Tour - Full day, roundtrip transportation, entrance fees, lunch, equipment and bilingual guides. Price range: $$
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Florblanca at Latitude 10, Santa Teresa, Puntarenas

$350.00


Florblanca Reserva is the best place to relax with a massage, venture out and explore, or come back in the evening to grab a drink and share your experiences in this intimate setting!
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Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa, Guanacaste

$263.00


Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa is located in a secluded, private bay on the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Papagayo, Guanacaste...
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Hotel Don Carlos, Downtown San José

$75.00


Located in historical San José, Hotel Don Carlos is a small, four-star jewel in the heart of Costa Rica. This charming hotel has a rich history...
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