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Get Lucky at La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

Get Lucky at La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

La Fortuna isn’t one of Costa Rica’s favorite vacation destinations without reason. This classic Costa Rican town is the gateway to some of the country’s best eco-adventures and bountiful natural treasures available. Home to the iconic Arenal Volcano and National Park as well as Arenal Lake, rainforests, waterfalls, and countless…

Get to Know the Costa Rica Rainy Season with Adobe

Get to Know the Costa Rica Rainy Season with Adobe

Costa Rica is a land of variations. Its variations in altitude, variations in topography, and variations in climate make the little country a hugely fascinating place to visit. Despite being only about the size of West Virginia, its 19,700 sq. miles (51,100 sq. km) is bordered by two major world…

Navigating the Riches of Nosara, Costa Rica, with Adobe Rent a Car

Navigating the Riches of Nosara, Costa Rica, with Adobe Rent a Car

Nosara not only attracts visitors wanting to experience the award-winning beaches of Central America. Its plethora of natural, wellness, and cultural attractions guarantee a one of a kind vacation.  Vacations that often become “staycations,” as the ever-growing ex-pat population will confirm. Yoga retreats, world-class surfing, and healthy living are the…

The Original Party Town – Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

The Original Party Town – Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

Less than two hours from Costa Rica’s Capital City, San José, is the country’s most vivacious beach town, Playa Jaco. The bustling vacation metropolis is popular among surfers, sport fishermen, adventure seekers, partygoers, families, and even wedding parties.  Its prime location on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast is easily accessed…

Arrecife beach, a captivating destination very close to Puerto Viejo

Arrecife beach, a captivating destination very close to Puerto Viejo

Experience this beautiful golden sand beach and crystal clear sea located 20 minutes away from Puerto Viejo in Limón It wasn’t easy to discover Arrecife beach. The first time we visited it never stopped raining. That day it was impossible to photograph this magical destination, that in a way is…

Discovering Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica, with Adobe Rent a Car

Discovering Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica, with Adobe Rent a Car

Visiting Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica’s Crown Jewel On Costa Rica’s remote Osa Peninsula on the southwestern Pacific Coast lies one of the world’s greatest natural treasures, the Corcovado National Park. Known as El Parque Nacional de Corcovado in Spanish, the massive conservation area is considered the “Crown Jewel’ of…

Costa Rica’s Prettiest Island – Isla Tortuga

Costa Rica’s Prettiest Island – Isla Tortuga

Discover Isla Tortuga, Costa Rica, with Adobe Rent a Car Costa Rica’s stunning coastline offers more than just pretty beaches and surf. Numerous islands dot the horizon and offer popular day trips for visitors looking to explore the country’s fascinating marine habitats. One Costa Rican favorite is the tiny, yet…

Paradise with Everything – Quepos Costa Rica

Paradise with Everything – Quepos Costa Rica

The vibrant harbor town of Quepos is widely considered Costa Rica’s favorite one-stop vacation destination. Located on the Central Pacific Coast in Puntarenas Province, the little piece of paradise is easy to get to, and even easier to stay. Whether for a weekend getaway or an extended vacation with friends…

Costa Rica’s Whale Coast – La Costa Ballena

Costa Rica’s Whale Coast – La Costa Ballena

Costa Rica’s famous Whale’s Coast, or Costa Ballena, is located in the South Pacific Coast of Puntarenas Province. The 35 km (22m) stretch of pristine coastline encompasses stunning beaches and the small towns of Dominical, Uvita, and Ojochal. Picturesque verdant mountains rise from the shoreline and are the location of…

Driving in Costa Rica – Useful Tips and Advice for Navigating Paradise

Driving in Costa Rica – Useful Tips and Advice for Navigating Paradise

Costa Rica is one of the world’s top vacation destinations for many reasons. Its sun-drenched beaches and volcanoes attract every type of tourist – from sun worshippers to eco-adventurers. There’s so much to see and do in this fascinating country. For this reason, it’s best to plan your trip itinerary…

Maps of Costa Rica – Explore Costa Rica with Adobe Rent a Car!

Maps of Costa Rica – Explore Costa Rica with Adobe Rent a Car!

Welcome to Costa Rica! Adobe Rent a Car wants you to have a Pura Vida experience while you’re here. Whether it’s for business or for pleasure. To make your trip easier, we’ve compiled a collection of detailed maps of Costa Rica. Including downtown San José, in-country airports, Adobe offices, the…

Exploring Costa Rica’s Caribbean Side – Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Exploring Costa Rica’s Caribbean Side – Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

It’s truly amazing how a country this small can offer so much natural and cultural diversity. From salsa tunes to reggaeton, beaches to mountains, cities to active volcanoes, and rainforests to arid grasslands – the abundance is breathtaking. Among the country’s most acclaimed melting pots for culture, nature, and nightlife…

Traveling in Costa Rica without a Car

Traveling in Costa Rica without a Car

There are many options for traveling in Costa Rica without a car. Many visitors choose private or shared shuttle services and in-country flights. While taxis can get expensive, public transportation is economical but can be time-consuming and complicated. Renting a car is usually the easiest and least expensive option for…

Should I Rent a Car in Costa Rica?

Should I Rent a Car in Costa Rica?

Many international travelers are hesitant when it comes to renting a car in a foreign country. Language barriers, different customs, and navigating through unknown territory are enough to dissuade some. However, by overcoming the fear of the unknown, most people find that the benefits and freedom that come with having…

The Top places to visit in Costa Rica

The Top places to visit in Costa Rica

The Top places to visit in Costa Rica – Discover the best cities, best beaches, best mountains, and much more! When it comes to Costa Rica, there’s one proverb that continuously applies: Good things come in small packages. Costa Rica may be one of the smallest countries of the world,…

Top 15 Essentials to Pack for your Costa Rica Vacation

Top 15 Essentials to Pack for your Costa Rica Vacation

Your dream vacation to Costa Rica is looming on the horizon, and you just realized that you’ve got no idea what to pack for all those cool adventures you’ve got planned? Don’t dismay. The following Costa Rica packing list is comprised of all the top essentials you’ll need for a…

How’s the Climate in Paradise? – Understanding Costa Rica’s Weather

How’s the Climate in Paradise? – Understanding Costa Rica’s Weather

Despite Costa Rica’s location at approximately 10 degrees north of the equator, its seasons – or lack thereof – tend to baffle visitors in the trip-planning phase of their vacation. The following guide will help travelers determine the right time to visit the country in respect to where and when…

Liberia Beaches Costa Rica

Liberia Beaches Costa Rica

Discover Costa Rica’s Golden Coast with Adobe Rent a Car in Liberia, Guanacaste Travelers arriving to Costa Rica’s Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste, will be pleased to know that the country’s most iconic and pristine beaches are nearby. Nicknamed the White City for its colonial white-washed buildings…