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We're a holiday rental company and passionate about off the beaten path travel. These are our insider tips for the destinations where we offer holiday accommodation. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoy writing it!!

The Best Eats in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Travel Tips for Puerto Viejo
The Best Eats in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Puerto Viejo, in the Talamanca region of Costa Rica, is cocooned between the glistening blue waters of the Caribbean Sea and the emerald green forests of the Gandoca Manzanillo National Park. Not too shabby really. This epitome surfing beach attracts visitors form all over the world, keen to catch a wave or two, and to enjoy the famed relaxed beachside and party lifestyle. This all adds to the eclectic and somewhat hippie mood, and is the ideal holiday destination for anyone craving a unique tropical getaway. Booking your holiday rental apartment or villa in Puerto Viejo is your best bet if you wish to experience a little of the local flair when visiting. The distinct lack of big, shiny resort-style hotels in Puerto Viejo is a welcomed change, and gifts a unique opportunity to experience the local lifestyle, even for just a week or two. Indulge in some serious surfing, swimming or sun baking in the seemingly endless miles of pristine beaches, and don’t forget to treat your taste buds to some of the tastiest treats this side of the Atlantic! When you’re all Caribbean-fared out, head out to the following joints and indulge in delectable international meals. Bon appétit! Breakfast ...

Useful Travel Tips for Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

Travel Tips for Jaco Beach
Useful Travel Tips for Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

[pinit] The Costa Rican surfing hot-spot of Jaco Beach is an amazing holiday destination...whether or not you surf! While you could always take a few lessons (and perhaps discover a hidden talent) before you hit the breaks; beautiful Jaco has much more to offer the discerning traveller than mere, stunning and awe-inspiring surfing beaches. Head to the central coast of this marvellous country and book a Jaco Beach holiday rental and you’ll be guaranteed a relaxing, revitalizing and soul-rejuvenating holiday. From excellent dining, sightseeing, hiking, and an infinite array of water sports, Jaco Beach offers every visitor a myriad of choices of fun things to see and do. Follow our simple guide to the most travel useful tips when visiting Jaco, and ensure your trip is safe, serene and totally unforgettable. Copy & Store Your Passport While it’s compulsory for you, as a visitor, to carry an international ID with you at all times, it is perfectly fine to just carry a copy of your passport, not the passport itself. Make a copy of your photo page, as well as the page where they stamped your entry at the airport, and leave the original safely stored in your holiday rental apartment. Petty Theft Costa ...

Getting Pampered in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

Travel Tips for Playa Hermosa
Getting Pampered in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

[pinit]Playa Hermosa, one of Costa Rica’s most idyllic beaches, is a haven for anyone wanting to indulge in some blissful R&R away from the big crowds and equally big tourist centres found elsewhere in the country. Boasting crystal clear waters, a mile long pristine beach and luscious, tropical surrounding, the ‘Beautiful Beach’ is renowned for its simplicity, tranquillity and superlative natural attractions. But it is true, that no matter how ‘simple’ we may want our holiday to be, sometimes we also may want to splurge on a little luxury! Think you can’t do that in Playa Hermosa? Think again! Book your holiday rental villa in Playa Hermosa and discover the three most decadent treats in town. Get a Traditional Homemade Meal Delivered to your villa Rocio, a local woman who is well known for her cooking skills, offers traditional gastronomic delights to anyone who has a craving for Costa Rican fare. ‘Rocio’s Kitchen Catering’ started as a small business and has grown to be one of the most sought-after treats in Playa Hermosa. Rocio will come to a location of your choice (your Costa Rica holiday villa or the beach?) and take care of every single detail from beginning to end. The only ...

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