Tips for Experts

Glamping – A new international trend

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 in Blog, Product, Tips for Experts

Glamping – A new international trend

There is a new international trend in tourism, it’s called “Glamping”. You will learn about it in this post. Glamping First of, all glamping is not a misspelled word, it’s a combination of two words actually: Glamorous + Camping = Glamping So, glamping is camping but in a somehow glamorous way. Glamping combines the connection tourists want to have with the surrounding nature and comfort. It means that a hotel or lodge has to be able to offer both. The tent itself still keeps on existing but it’s a lot bigger, more robust and, of course, with a lot of amenities....

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Whale watching in Costa Rica

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in Blog, News, Product, Tips for Experts

Whale watching in Costa Rica

It’s the dream of a lot of people to see the biggest mammal on Earth in its natural habitat. Whale watching, in Costa Rica you can do exactly that! Read our inputs about it. Best time for whale watching Of course no one can give a guarantee that the whales will be around on a specific date, but what we can do is to recommend you the seasons in which it is most probable to see some. Most of the time whales stay under water but they also come to the surface and this is when you will be able to see them. The following periods of time are seasons for whale watching here in Costa...

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Digital Detox in Costa Rica

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Blog, Product, Tips for Experts

Digital Detox in Costa Rica

We all are surrounded by technology in the modern world we’re living in. Constantly connected,  we are consuming content by watching at screens. The necessity of being constantly connected is growing and growing. How refreshing is it to escape from that for a little while? Digital Detox – A life offline Not until you finally decide to be “offline”, even if it is just for a weekend, you’ll discover that it relaxes you and you get to experience a feeling of freedom. Digital Detox is what you need, getting away from all the influences of our digital world. What...

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Active volcanoes Costa Rica

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Blog, Tips for Experts

Active volcanoes Costa Rica

Costa Rica offers you different climates, a rich biodiversity, and also active volcanoes. Active volcanoes The most active volcanoes in Costa Rica are, at the same time, the most interesting for tourists to visit, some of them are the Rincón de la Vieja, the Irazú, the Turrialba, the Arenal and last but not least the Poás volcano. There are more than 200 volcanic formations in Costa Rica according to the information of OVSICORI that monitores seismological and volcanological activity in the country. Youngest activity Arenal The most active volcano in Costa Rica is the Arenal, it had an...

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Best time to travel Costa Rica? Always!

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Blog, Tips for Experts

Best time to travel Costa Rica? Always!

Costa Rica is an all year round destination “Which is the best time to travel to Costa Rica?”, that is a question asked near every time by a client. Before we’re able to answer that, we need to ask “What exactly for?” because it depends on what’s the focus of the journey and also what’s the budget. It would be a shame to come to Costa Rica just to lay on a beach, but if you really “just” want to spend 2 weeks in the tropical sun, you’d have to choose the Pacific dry season in between December and April or the Caribbean dry season...

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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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