July 27, 2017 billbeard

Costa Rica is small but incredibly diverse. Rain forests and beaches, rivers and cloud forests, volcanoes and mountain ranges, all in a country smaller than West Virginia! With so many choices, planning a trip can be overwhelming. We have put together a number of Costa Rica Vacation Packages that are examples of our most popular travel itineraries. These include hotels, tours, and transportation. Don’t forget — All of these sample trips can be customized for your needs. There is no charge for our service and we’ll make sure you get the vacation you want at the best prices available. Our…

November 11, 2016 billbeard

Diving the warm Pacific waters in the Gulf of Papagayo is anything but your “average” diving. There is an enormous amount of fish activity to be found among the volcanic rock islets and undersea pinnacles off this coastline. Familiar Caribbean fish species mingle with Pacific Coast and Tropical Pacific varieties unique to the area. The cooler nutrient-rich waters attract enormous schools of fish. Big animal encounters with large pelagics – giant Manta Rays, Eagle Rays and Bull Rays, several species of Sharks and Turtles and Whale Sharks are considered routine. Anyone who been diving in these waters would agree that the…

February 21, 2015 billbeard

Costa Rica family vacations planning advice from Bill Beard When it comes to entry level adventure vacations with kids, you really can’t beat Costa Rica family vacations.  It’s got beaches, adventure, diving, surfing, sailing, jungles, volcanoes, and abundant wildlife.  Plus, no jet lag for  North Americans! Costa Rica accounts for only 0.03 percent of the earth’s surface. However it contains nearly 6 percent of the world’s biodiversity. Its natural wealth, both in species and ecosystems, is partly explained by its geographical position. What is the best time to go to Costa Rica with kids? Costa Rica has two seasons invierno…