Rayna Levin on Thursday, August 08, 2013 by Rayna Levin  Officially announced at 4:20pm Pacific time….The 2014 Jungle Jam. The festival, in Jaco, Costa Rica will be headlined by Slightly Stoopid. The festival also includes Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Nicki Bluhm And The Gramblers, Oteil Burbridge, Max Creek, The Expendables, Kung Fu, Zach Deputy, Ryan Montbleau Band, and dopapod. More acts are expected to be announced. Let me know if you... read more.

Rayna Levin on Sunday, January 13, 2013 by Rayna Levin  Yes YES it's true! Another music festival in Costa Rica... Best Fest is a 2 day music FIESTA! Get ready to shake it down.... This international music festival will take place near the southern Pacific quaint town of Uvita, aka Costa Ballena (about 1hr south of Manuel Antonio) on February 9th and 10th 2013.  To one side lies the warm vibrant waters of the Pacific ocean and Mar... read more.

Rayna Levin on Saturday, December 29, 2012 by Rayna Levin  Thats the title of Deena Hoagland's recently published book. Its a true story about Deena's life and her son Joe.. and how the Island Dolphin Care (IDC) came to be. IDC is a dolphin therapy program for children with special needs. It's a place where they can find joy and inspiration by swimming with dolphins. I have the honor of hosting these wonderful people in a rental hous... read more.

Rayna Levin on Wednesday, December 05, 2012 by Rayna Levin  yes its true! January 17, 18, 19 and 20th at the Dolce Lunas Hotel in Jaco, here's the Jungle Jam webpage and info! The Jungle Jam takes place at the Hotel Doce Lunas in Jaco, Costa Rica from January 17-20, 2013.   The festival is put together by the band Max Creek and their manager Eric Freitas. The following bands perform at Jungle Jam: Max Creek (from Connectic... read more.

Jessica Tyner on Sunday, August 26, 2012Sunset Catamaran Cruise with Iguana Tours! Manuel Antonio is famous for packing an incredible amount of beauty into a tiny little fishing village. The road to paradise is flanked by the turquoise, idyllic Pacific Ocean on one side and acres of jungle on the other. Wondering what the best way to take full advantage of all that blue is? It can be quite the conundrum with surf lessons, parasail... read more.

Jessica Tyner on Saturday, August 25, 2012Guided Tour of Manuel Antonio National Park with Iguana Tours It’s entirely possible to experience the full Manuel Antonio experience in one weekend. Visiting the Manuel Antonio National Park is a must, and guests of the Villa Bosque Hotel are in luck – the hotel is only a few steps away from the entrance.  National Geographic ranks Costa Rica’s smallest (geog... read more.

Jessica Tyner on Saturday, August 25, 2012 Costa Rica may be small in geography, but it makes up for it in (bio)diversity. Manuel Antonio neighbors the small fishing town of Quepos along the Pacific coast. Most travelers come from San José, so it’s important to note that there (seems to be) two routes of travel. One is slightly shorter and a favorite of GPS systems that winds drivers across a mountain range. I highly sugges... read more.

Jessica Tyner on Thursday, August 23, 2012Giddy UP! Getting on a horse and feeling that steady sway beneath you is a favorite activity for vacationers. However, a lot of the time, the ride doesn’t really take you anywhere. What’s the point of a loop or simple trail ride when you could go somewhere truly amazing?  Costa Rica is known for its majestic waterfalls and this tour delivers travelers directly to the La... read more.

Rayna Levin on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by Rayna Levin  Its humpback whale season in the southern Pacific of Costa Rica until about the end of November... its almost guaranteed to see whales! Read more about whales in Costa Rica Thank you Eric Murillo Barrera (Drake Bay diving guide and instructor) for the video!!!! Oh and by the way.. the 6th Annual Dolphin & Whale Festival wil be held the 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16th of... read more.

Jessica Tyner on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Costa Rica is synonymous with paradise and a leisurely lifestyle.  It’s no secret that La Fortuna has a sheer treasure trove of attractions centered on the abundance of natural beauty. For the vacationer seeking the ultimate in relaxation, coupled with a dash of adventure, this is a prime combination. I know what you’re thinking – a night hike of a volcano? Isn’t th... read more.

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