October 12, 2015 billbeard

Thanksgiving-Christmas And New Year In Costa Rica – Looking for a great deal for a vacation in Costa Rica? One call to Bill Beard’s is all you need For reservations or more information, Contact Bill Beard’s today 954 453-5044 Thanksgiving In Costa Rica – Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to be in Costa Rica. The rainy season is over, the sun is bright, the ocean is warm and everything is still green and lush. November is a transition month and we enjoy the lowest prices of the year and there are no crowds anywhere. Diving is great, water is warm,…

March 4, 2016 billbeard

Most travel stories of Costa Rica consist of young, adventurous backpackers excited to discover the natural beauty of the one of the world’s most eco-friendly travel destinations. What is not often talked about is how much this Central American country has to offer outdoor-loving traveling families as well, and what an enriching experience it can be for little ones. So don’t be afraid to take the kids. There are a lot of ways to experience Costa Rica. It can be as active or as relaxed as you want it be. But if you are looking for a unique family adventure, the…

January 7, 2017 billbeard

While you might put travel agent right up there with VCR repair man and video store clerk on the list of jobs that have gone the way of the Yellow Pages, there’s a reason you still see them wedged into strip malls between your dry cleaner and the new VaporZone. Turns out that — even in a world where everybody coordinates their own vacation plans — travel agents account for about one-third of the travel industry’s revenue in 2016. Who knew?  You Ask? Do You Still Need a Travel Agent? Travel agents aren’t obsolete. They can still save you a…

July 28, 2017 billbeard

Best Family-Friendly Eco-Tours in Costa Rica For families with a healthy sense of adventure and an appreciation of nature, Costa Rica may well be the world’s top destination. There are sprawling rain forests, turtle nesting beaches, and thriving coral reef communities. This tiny, conservation-minded country is one of the most bio-diverse in the world, with monkeys swinging, sloths lazily dangling, and toucans hopping around in the treetops. No matter what your itinerary looks like in Costa Rica, you can explore a variety of habitats and encounter plant and animal species found almost nowhere else on the planet. Hikes, snorkeling trips,…

February 19, 2015 billbeard

Can’t decide between a beach, an adventure, or a volcano vacation? Why not visit Costa Rica, where you don’t have to choose! We’ll tell you how to cover Costa Rica’s three most famous areas (Manuel Antonio National Park, Monteverde Cloud Forest, and Arenal Volcano) in just nine days. Take an early flight into San Jose International Airport (SJO), and then rent a car. From here, it’s only about a two-and-a-half-hour drive to Manuel Antonio. If you are spending your first night at an area hotel in San Jose it would be better to take the airport shuttle and have the…

January 7, 2017 billbeard

One of the best parts about traveling is that it forces you to get out of your comfort zone and try new things. Whether it’s sampling a foreign food, learning a new language or diving into a new experience, traveling offers countless opportunities for expansive personal growth—if you are willing to embrace them. If you are particularly keen on experiencing new adventures that challenge you both physically and mentally, then you can’t go wrong with Costa Rica. No matter what your personal trepidations, you are bound to find an activity that will help you to face and conquer them. Ready…

February 17, 2015 billbeard

Would you like a customized vacation package in Costa Rica at “off the shelf” prices? If the answer is “Yes”, then this is for you. First, you must decide what type of vacation you want, Active, Moderate or Do Nothing. Accommodations: Five Star, Four Star or Three Star. All Inclusive or Breakfast Only. See Hotels & Resorts We Offer Throughout The Country. GO HERE Transportation: Privately Escorted, Self Drive, shuttle busses or domestic air Activities: Water Sports, High Adrenalin Adventure or Relaxing. See Tours & Activities We Offer Throughout The Country: GO HERE Have you seen our new DVD on scuba…

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…