The Trip: Turtles and Rainforest 8-day Costa Rica Tour The Pacuare Nature Reserve, or Reserva Pacuare, was established by the Endangered Wildlife Trust in 1989 and protects 800 hectares of lowland tropical rainforest and 6 km of deserted beach on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. The special mission of the reserve has been to protect the Leatherback Turtles, which nest along its beach – one of the most important nesting sites [...]
The Pacuare is located between Costa Rica’s coastal lowlands and the country’s highest mountain range. Besides being home to thousands of species of birds, insets, reptiles and mammals, Pacuare is home to Costa Rica’s most important nesting ground for leatherback turtles. On our Turtles and Rainforest trip, our travelers have the unique opportunity to visit the Pacuare Reserve and stay at an active scientific research station, which doubles as lodging [...]
From Patagonia to Costa Rica, traveler, Shannon Beineke, weighs in on ecolodges and the regions where you can relax your head, take in remarkable surroundings and enjoy examples of effective ecotourism at work.
Based on reports from the World Health Organization as of May 8, 2009, there are few confirmed cases of swine flu in Central and South America in two countries that Adventure Life visits. Presently, there is one confirmed case in Costa Rica as well as Guatemala. Safety and security of our travelers is of the highest priority, and Adventure Life will continue to monitor the global swine flu situation. We [...]
Everyone lately seems to be looking for ways to cut costs on the trip of a lifetime. For me, it can be difficult to give good advice on how to do this, as to slash costs usually translates into a reduction of service quality or hotel quality that normally greatly reduces the value of the trip as well. I would say there are some countries (such as Guatemala or Peru) [...]
With the economy in the doldrum, we’ve been dreaming up new options that are both affordable and yet still offer the quality of travel experience expected of Adventure Life. Our first recession special tour is now online and it costs just $995/person for 6 action packed days in Costa Rica. Highlights include: Whitewater rafting the Pacuara, Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, and a zipline tour! Check it out at http://www.adventure-life.com/costa_rica/costa_rica_tours/tour/PV6.php5.