A Costa Rican Fairytale: Beauty and the Beach

Costa Rica literally translates into “Rich Coast,” so named by Columbus for the gold necklaces worn by the native people when he arrived in the early 16th century. However misleading the name might have been for gold hunters, it appropriately describes Costa Rica’s copious coastline, which is an endless paradise for surfers, scuba divers and those in need of tranquil relaxation. Costa Rica is also a bastion of political tranquility, which has historically marked the country as an attractive destination for Central and South American travelers. Not a single gun-shot was fired when Costa Rica earned its independence from the Spanish Empire in 1821. Democratic development progressed after independence and in 1949 Costa Rica become the first country in the …

Sandy Lane Resort

A luxurious beach resort in Barbados, the Sandy Lane resort is a paradise for honeymooners. Offering a combination of privacy, numerous activities, and first class service, the resort is located on the west coast of the island of Barbados. Sandy Lane also offers three golf courses and a 47,000 square foot spa. The resort also offers a white sand beach and the Caribbean Sea. The island of Barbados offers tropical climate with year round temperatures that stay between 75 and 85 degrees. The non stop flights to Barbados take around 4.5 hours from New York City, making the island one of the best beach vacation spots from the East Coast. The country club at Sandy Lane Resort is a golfers’ …

Belize as the Ultimate Adventure Vacation Destination

One of the most favorite adventure vacation destinations of people nowadays is Belize, a small nation on the eastern coast of Central America. And why not? Being a place that is strategically located on the Caribbean Sea, Belize has all the adventure and has to offer compared to any place there is. Belize can be found between the Hondo and Sarstoon Rivers, Belize is popular for the Belize River that flows down at the heart of the country. Geographically speaking, the north of Belize is characterized by flat and swampy coastal plains. Other places are heavily forested and consist of flora that is highly diverse. Its south area is composed of low mountain ranges of the Maya Mountains while its …

10 tips for selecting the perfect Costa Rica vacation rental

Planning a Tropical holiday full of lush jungles, secluded beaches, & friendly people but not expensive? Costa Rica is the place to go! But where do you stay, a resort or a private villa? Do you require long lines, crowded pools, babies jogging up & down the corridors? I think not. Selecting the best Costa Rica holiday rental can be the difference between a great holiday & three where you feel like you are ‘doing without’. plenty of vacationers consider the Costa Rica holiday rental as ‘just somewhere to stay’ since most of your time will be spent in or on the water, or enjoying local attractions. Don’t make that mistake. there is no reason to settle for less when, …