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Setena Approves Final Permit for Construction of Flamingo Marina

By Andrea Rodríguez Valverde - andrea@vozdeguanacaste.com

The National Technical Environmental Secretariat (Setena) approved the construction and reactivation of the Flamingo Marina, the final institutional approval needed in order to start building. 

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Foreign visitors to Guanacaste spend less, but there are more of them. What should tourism business owners do?

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

International visitors that enter the country through Daniel Oduber International Airport, in Liberia, have become more numerous. However, on average they spend less money and time in the country.

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Advertorial - Hotel Lagarta Lodge Promotes Sustainable Tourism in Guanacaste

By Hotel Lagarta Lodge

With the implementation of several projects that are aimed at conserving Nosara’s environment, culture, and economy, Hotel Lagarta Lodge has become an important source of the country’s sustainable tourism...

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Strategy to attract more airlines to Liberia under revision while visits increase

By Andrea Rodríguez - periodista@vozdeguanacaste.com

The number of international arrivals to the country through Daniel Oduber International Airport isn’t slowing down.

 

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Travel by Tractor to the Waters Heated by Rincón de la Vieja

By María Fernanda Cruz - mariafernanda@vozdeguanacaste.com

The water is torture that makes us a little masochistic...

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Viento Fresco Waterfalls: The Name Says it All

By María Fernanda Cruz - editor@vozdeguanacaste.com

Rainbow Waterfall, which comes from the mountains, is cold. The cold contracts my muscles as soon as I step foot in the water. At 3 p. m. the sun doesn’t reach the swimming hole, so there is no refuge: after the first five steps it’s...

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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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