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07/15/2016

It’s Jacó’s time to shine. The reigning ISA World Surfing Games champions will defend their title on home turf from August 6-14 in Jacó beach. Last year, Costa Rica claimed the team gold medal from 27 nations, edging out Portugal and USA. Pavones native Noe Mar McGonagle brought home the individual gold medal. This year,…

06/22/2016

After a successful first edition in Playa Hermosa in 2009, Costa Rica will again host the 2016 ISA World Surfing Games from August 6th-14th. This ISA mega event will take place along the central Pacific shores of Costa Rica, in the vibrant town of Jaco Beach. It is an ideal surf spot, enjoyed by experts,…

12/12/2014

The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) has presented a new advertising campaign to bring tourists from the United States and Canada starting on Dec. 17. When I first saw the video all I could say is WOW Costa Rica hit a homerun with this one. Singing animals reminding us that we work too much and…

12/10/2014

The Central Pacific Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Municipality of Garabito made possible the integration of four lifeguards in Jaco Beach during Semana Santa. Marvin Perez, Rigoberto Villalobos Vásquez, César Herrera Samudio and Lizandro Porras Garita are the 4 lifeguards who keep swimmers visiting the beaches of Jaco safe. These young heroes have…

12/05/2014

Saturday November, 22, 2014 was an Beautiful day in Jaco and a dream come true for a group of 42 orphaned children from the Hospicio de Huérfanos de San José orphanage. The children were greeted by over 100 volunteers with open arms and open hearts upon arriving The Pelicanos Hotel in Playa Esterillos Este. The…

12/01/2014

What do Costa Rica, Colombia, Vietnam, and Belize all have in common? According to “the Happy Planet Index” (HPI) these are the top four happiest places on the planet! If you’re looking for a change of pace or thinking of living abroad, you can’t go wrong with Costa Rica, its number one on the HPI’s…