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Vanessa Willing

Vanessa always has a bag packed and ready to go! Vanessa decided early on that the best education was to see the world and meet its people! Born and raised on the West Coast of the United States she grew up exploring the Pacific on camping trips with her family. After some work with event planning, she bought a one-way ticket to Chile and backpacked her way through Central and South America. Her love for travel made her seek out a position as a tour guide leading groups through Costa Rica and Central America where she fell in love with the Pura Vida spirit and decided to hang up her backpack and stay a while! Vanessa has traveled extensively from Coast to Coast in Costa Rica and is a true Destination Expert. Twenty years later she still is in love with Costa Rica and still is the first to get out her Camera when she sees a monkey!

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Entry Requirements COVID-19

Entry Requirements COVID-19

Fully Vaccinated Travelers and Minors Starting on August 1, fully vaccinated tourists and all minors will no longer be required to show Covid travel insurance - https://ticotimes.net/2021/07/09/costa-rica-to-drop-insurance-requirement-for-vaccinated-travelers Costa...

When is the Best Time to Go to Costa Rica?

When is the Best Time to Go to Costa Rica?

Pura Vida – the Pure Life -- is the slogan of Costa Rica. There really isn’t a better way to describe the Costa Rican lifestyle or feel you get when visiting Costa Rica, than one of enjoying pure nature. With 25% of the country’s land and several marine conservation...

Wild Costa Rica

Wild Costa Rica

Our family  wanted  to hit the highlights of Costa Rica and have as many animal encounters  as possible and with the epic planning  we nailed it and had an unforgettable  time in Costa Rica.

Let’s go hiking

Let’s go hiking

Whether hiking is your thing or not, our magnificent trails with even better views will make you want to put on your sneakers and start walking.