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Voluntarily work: Cleaning up Playa Guacalillo

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Blog, About ARA Tours

Voluntarily work: Cleaning up Playa Guacalillo

A heart for nature Is there a better way to conmemmorate the Recycling Day than cleaning up a beach in Costa Rica? This is what volunteers from the staff at ARA Tours along with relatives did a week ago in Guacalillo. There was no time for a sunbath on that sunny day, instead we collected everything possible to recycle, as well as garbage that affects the environment: everything you can imagine was there: straws, bottle caps, glass, plastic bottles, foam and even car tires! Mangrove Tour After a delicious lunch for energy recovery, we got to see how beautiful the mangroves in this region...

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ARA Tours’ new eBike-fleet

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Blog, News, Product, About ARA Tours

ARA Tours’ new eBike-fleet

With our own mountainbike fleet we are able to offer our clients to discover the natural beauty of Costa Rica in their own pace. Extended product New – and additional to our existing mountainbike fleet – we added latest generation eBikes to enhance and extend our product in the biking section. Those bikes, also hybrid-bikes called, are getting more and more popular and offer the client to add some extra power or support with their included battery powered motors if needed. Modern components Our new eBikes are high tech on a new level and meet with all quality expectations. From...

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Chietón Morén – A fair deal

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Blog, Tips for Experts, About ARA Tours

Chietón Morén – A fair deal

One of the projects we support is the permanent exhibition Chietón Morén. It’s an alliance project of the indigenous tribes of Costa Rica and it is located in San José. Video about the Central Valley of Costa Rica The vision In Costa Rica, you can find 8 different indigenous tribes with approximately 100’000 people. To preserve their culture, it is important for them to show to the outside world where and how they live. They’re proud of their rich culture, traditions, art as well as their history. The exhibition It consists of two parts, on one side there is the...

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Sustainability – for our future generations

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Blog, About ARA Tours

Sustainability – for our future generations

We are proud to be certified with 5 of 5 possible leafs of the Certification for Sustainable Tourism CST. This is only reachable if all employees are concious about it as well as participate to work sustainable. We would like to give you an insight in all the small actions which, together, are making a difference. History Costa Rica is aware of its rich natural treasures and for that reason it is one of the pioneer countries for sustainable tourism. Milestone for that was founding the first national parks in the 1970s. Today more than 30% of Costa Rica’s territory are conservation...

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Voluntarily work by ARA Tours

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in Blog, News, About ARA Tours

Voluntarily work by ARA Tours

Costa Rica is a wonderful place with incredibly rich flora and fauna. To preserve those natural treasures we are working sustainable (Learn more about it here). We wish to give back something to the community. For that reason, we are organizing the participation in several activities in which ARA Tours members can be part of in as volunteers. We would like to give you a short overview about past 2016 activities. International Earth Day (22.04.2016) The day is celebrated internationally on April 22nd, reason enough for participants of ARA Tours and further organizations like the San José town...

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We introduce you to: Our operations department

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Blog, About ARA Tours

We introduce you to: Our operations department

The operations team is responsible for the actual operational process of ARA Tours. Before our clients get to Costa Rica, they prepare all the travel documents according to the specifications of our clients and additional indications of our sales department. Furthermore, the team plans the assignments for guides and drivers and coordinates them. Also, if our clients have any emergency or problem while being in Costa Rica, their fist contact will be our operations team, and they will be responsible for finding a prompt solution. We ensure a 24/7 reachability the whole year. All our agents all...

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