It’s a magical destination – wild and wonderful Costa Rica, that Central American country replete with sandy beaches, grand adventures, wonders of nature and scintillating culture.
The Papagayo Peninsula has volcanic landscapes of high cliffs and rocky Pacific Ocean coves and its interior is crisscrossed by river rapids, waterfalls, and verdant forests full of wildlife. Think monkeys and toucans and much, much more.
In recent years, Papagayo has evolved into an ecotourism destination with several hotels and scores of outdoor activities that range from adventurous to relaxing. Visit the Kiwanda Maji region to experience the majestic Vieja volcano and pretty restaurants.
– Barbara Barton Sloane is a New York-based travel writer/editor/columnist who writes for a number of both national and international publicat