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Plans for Medical Tourism are Stuck in Guanacaste

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Plans to attract travelers who come to Guanacaste to get medical treatment have not come to fruition in spite of past and current work by chambers and leaders in the industry.

The explanations vary between how expensive it is for some health clinics to advertise...

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Ministry of Environment assures that the Discovery project will not affect Guanacaste’s water

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

“This project does not put any community’s water at risk. It is supplied by wells that had already been drilled on the property, with the proper permits and the AyA and Senara’s consent, and without harming other sources for human consumption.”

With these words...

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Ecotourism park from Discovery Communications will invest $1B in Guanacaste

By María Fernanda Cruz - editor@vozdeguanacaste.com

A group of enterprises will invest $1 billion in Guanacaste’s volcanoes, beaches, and mountains under the license of Discovery Communications Inc. The company...

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Advertorial- Reserva Conchal: A Sustainable Destination

By Reserva Conchal

Sustainable development is not a system or a process, but rather a lifestyle. Reserva Conchal adopted sustainability as a philosophy, and by using a three-part strategy they’re aiming to create economic, social, and environmental value for neighboring communities.

“No...

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Camaronal Refuge, A Beach For Living the Wildlife

By María Fernanda Cruz - editor@vozdeguanacaste.com

It’s soccer Sunday, and cars are everywhere in Sámara and Puerto Carrillo. So are grills, beachcombers, and folks watching the sunset. Where can we go to escape all the people? We had the answer already: just 20 minutes from here (15 kilometers) there is a refuge for us - and for...

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Ocotal comes together to install safe areas for swimmers

By Staff La voz de Guanacaste

The community of Playa Ocotal has joined local hoteliers and business owners to create a safe area in the ocean where swimmers can enjoy the water without fearing boats or jet skis.

A group of fifteen people worked on Saturday, March 25th to build...

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Tamarindo’s Rocks

By María Fernanda Cruz - editor@vozdeguanacaste.com

Mayra Obando sticks her gray head out into the street during a blinding noon, fanning herself with her hand. “Pew,” she complains in a low voice as five scantily dressed tourists pass by, smoking a joint.

The gravel alley where her house is located is an artery of...

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Discovering Playa Naranjo, One of the Last Deserted Beaches in Guanacaste

By María Fernanda Cruz - editor@vozdeguanacaste.com

The tropical dry forest in Santa Rosa National Park has a stone-covered road that leads to Playa Naranjo, one of the last beaches in the province where you can spin around 360 degrees without finding a trace of buildings or construction projects.

At the path’s...

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Escape the Summer Heat at Guanacaste’s Hidden Waterfalls

By Ariana Crespo

Summer’s here to stay for a few months in Guanacaste. The temperature rises every day, the air feels heavy and water becomes a treasure. It’s the perfect time to get out of the house and find a way to cool off. ...

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5 Ways to Explore Guanacaste This Summer

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Guanacaste is much more than sun, sand and blue ocean with white-crested waves. Volcanoes, historical sites, adventure, relaxation and safe locations for camping and sightseeing with the family mean that exploring the province requires more than just one season of obligatory...

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Seven Tips to Fish Responsibly in Guanacaste

By María Fernanda Cruz - editor@vozdeguanacaste.com

Follow these responsible tips for both you and the fish, if you're going fishing on your vacation time:

 

  • Make sure your boat is licensed to fish by...

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