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Bandera Azul Egológica

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Blog, Tips for Experts

Bandera Azul Egológica

As an inter-institutional efford, made by the Costa Rican Tourism Board ICT as well as the Costa Rica Water and Sanitation Institute (AyA) the “Bandera Azul Ecológica” or “Blue Flag Program” was created in 1997. Categories The first ever created Blue Flag Program was to give a certificate of excellence to beaches. Today there are different categories, for example: education centers, communities, protected natural spaces and more. Blug Flag Program – Beaches In this article we are talking about the Blue Flag Program for beaches. If a beach in Costa Rica...

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We introduce you to: Our sales department

Posted by on Sep 16, 2017 in Blog, About ARA Tours

We introduce you to: Our sales department

Your first contact to ARA Tours will probably be with our competent and multilingual sales department. Currently 24 employees are able to assist you fast with your requests using modern work equipment. If you are not getting an answer withing 24 hours in form of a confirmation or an offer we will let you know that we received your inquiry and you will know who attends you. Our sales department is a group of Costa Ricans, Germans, Swiss and one Austrian. We are therefore happy to attend you in the following languages: English German French Spanish Portugese Product (Get to know our product...

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Voluntary work: Refugio de Vida Silvestre La Marta

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Blog, About ARA Tours

Voluntary work: Refugio de Vida Silvestre La Marta

ARA Tours stands for sutainability Our wish here at ARA Tours is to protect and preserve our environment with sustainable methods for future visitors. Therefore, voluntary work in all parts of Costa Rica, is a part of our ideology. Past events, click here. The “Refugio de Vida Silvestre La Marta” On August, 26th, 2017 our team of volunteers were guests in the “Refugio de Vida Silvestre La Marta in the near of the Tapantí National Park in the province of Cartago. More than 1.520 hectares of forest containing of 70% secondary and 30% primary forest form the wildlife...

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Entry restrictions: Costa Rica’s national parks

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Blog, Tips for Experts

Entry restrictions: Costa Rica’s national parks

The protection of its nature is a priority in Costa Rica. Because of that fact, we’re informing you hereby about capacity limitations in national parks. Why limitate capacities? It’s a fact that in some national parks the flora and fauna is affected by a high number of visitors, the animals are leaving their natural habitat. In some other cases, animals are getting used to people and, as a result, get closer to them without fear. This happens even more when the animals see that some people brought food with them. Not only is mankind influencing animals but also reducing their...

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Si Como No Resort, Spa & Wildlife Refuge

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Blog, Product

Si Como No Resort, Spa & Wildlife Refuge

The name Si Como No (a fixed Spanish expression meaning: yes, of course, I’ll be glad to!) is program! Si Como No is located in the well known beach destination Manuel Antonio, about 100m above the sea level. Learn here more about the region of Manuel Antonio. Si Como No Resort, Spa & Wildlife Refuge This elegant beach resort is located on a jungle-covered cliff and, therefore, offers amazing views of the Pacific Ocean. Every day you will be greeted by toucans and hummingbirds buzzing by on their morning breakfast rounds. The Manuel Antonio National Park is not far away. The hotel...

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San José’s Museums

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Blog, Product

San José’s Museums

In the Central Valley you’ll find a wide range of cultural and tourist attractions, including Costa Rica’s best museums that are located in San José. We visited some for you. Gold Museum The Gold Museum is situated below the Plaza de la Cultura (behind the National Theater) and contains an impressive collection of pre-Columbian golden works of art, ceramic works, and stonemasonry which will give you a good insight into the history and culture of Costa Rica’s indigenous people. Opening hours: daily, 09.15am – 5pm (Entry is possible until 4.30pm / every 1st Wednesday:...

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