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June 12, 2019
Envision Festival surfer - photo Eric Allen

Envision Festival to Become a Full 7-Day Experience for its 10th Anniversary

The World’s Most Eco-Friendly Festival is Back and Better Than Ever! UVITA, […]
June 10, 2019
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Playa Hermosa gets 73 million colones for Lifeguards

español abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes – photo: FedeSurfCR The Municipality of […]
May 27, 2019
Jungle ATV in Uvita

A Rainforest Adventure in Uvita with Jungle ATV

If you want to see the amazing geography of the Costa Ballena, […]
May 16, 2019
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Surfboard Bag Fees by Airline – updated for 2019

If you are thinking about bringing your favorite quiver on your next […]
May 16, 2019
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Endangered Hawksbill sea turtle is freed after 4 months of rehabilitation

Two hooks were found inside her throat   (San José Costa Rica […]
April 13, 2019
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Plastic Free at the Envision Festival

by: Amber Hagberg (Live your Yoga Retreats) As many of us down […]
March 13, 2019
Envision Music Festival

How the Envision Festival Changed my Life and Community

This year when I went to Envision, it was different from any […]
March 6, 2019
Costa Ballena Safety Map

How to Stay Safe on the Costa Ballena

Over the last 20 years I’ve heard the same stories multiple times. […]
March 6, 2019
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My Favorite Waves – The Quepos Rivermouth

Another great surf break near Manuel Antonio is right in the heart […]
February 19, 2019
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G-Love Comes Back to Nosara

His recent concert in November 2018 raised over $2600 for the Nosara […]
February 19, 2019
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Surf with ROCHELLE BALLARD and YOGA TRADE

An intimate week of surf coaching, yoga, and sustainable living in Pavones, […]
February 19, 2019
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International Surf Film Festival comes to Tamarindo

Tamarindo’s 1st International Surf Film Festival to be held on the evenings […]
February 11, 2019
Dominical Wave Rider Surfers

Surf Lessons and Tours around Dominical and Uvita

Only two weeks to go until this year’s Envision Festival, held February […]
February 8, 2019
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The Best Hotel Close to San Jose Airport – Adventure Inn

I don’t make that claim lightly. I’ve stayed in at least a […]
February 1, 2019
Dominical Wave Rider Surfers

Surf Lessons and Surf Tours around Dominical and Uvita

There is a lot of excitement building for this year’s Envision Festival, […]
February 1, 2019
Envision Festival Wave Brigade Ambassador Anthony Fillingim from Santa Teresa

The Wave Brigade – Saving our Seas by Supporting Local Surf Athletes

An interview with visionary Reuben Walker – CEO of Envision Festival I […]
January 29, 2019
Envision Festival beach friends

A Festival for Everyone – Envision

By Amber Hagberg Back in 2012 I moved to Costa Rica. Every […]
January 9, 2019
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Costa Rica Surf Camps that are Making a Difference

What exactly is ‘sustainable surf tourism’? To Dr. Jess Ponting, Director of […]
December 3, 2018
Surfboard lessons Manuel Antonio

What to Check for When Renting a Surfboard

By Greg Gordon – CR Surf Travel Company – www.CRsurf.com– @crsurf This […]
December 3, 2018
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Seven Wonders of Sarapiqui Costa Rica

It started with an invitation from my friend Allison who lives in […]
November 20, 2018
Waterfall hiking in Costa Rica

How to Pick the Best Hiking Equipment for Your Next Excursion

by guest travel blogger: Jane Trapper Surfing is incredible on both the […]
November 9, 2018
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Community Carbon Trees Founder is Going to Kenya

Here is an update for the founder of Community Carbon Trees – […]
November 9, 2018

Envision Festival Debuts a Scintillating 2019 Music Lineup

Talent on the bill includes top Latin American acts and second sets […]
November 5, 2018
G-Love in Nosara - photo: Safari Surf School

G-Love is Coming to Nosara to Give Benefit Concert

G-love, celebrated alternative, hip hop, and blues singer from Philadephia, is coming […]
October 27, 2018
Zip line Canopy Tour

12 Best Dominical Adventure Tours

Surfing may be the main reason for visiting Dominical, but there is […]
October 20, 2018

Sustainable Tourism Guidelines for Surf Tour Operators

Every year more than two million tourists visit Costa Rica and over […]
October 15, 2018
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10 Awesome Adventure Tours to do around Tamarindo

We know that as much fun as surfing can be, you may […]
September 24, 2018
Costa Rica beach cleanup crew

Costa Rica beach cleanup groups to join

If you are planning a Costa Rica vacation and want to do […]
September 19, 2018
Costa Rica vacation rental

10 Ways Not to Get Your Stuff Stolen on a Surf Trip

It happens to a lot of tourists. You stop to get a […]
September 19, 2018
Boat trip sickness

10 Costa Rica Travel Health Tips for Surf Trips

10 Ways to not get sick from Montezuma’s revenge, traveler’s diarrhea, and […]
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