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Costa Rica offers a potpourri of winter getaway options

Costa Rica offers a potpourri of winter getaway options ( SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA – Costa Rica ( ), an amazing diverse country and a global leader of sustainable tourism, has put together a broad variety of vacation packages and discounts for the upcoming holiday season. Travel deals are available after the Thanksgiving weekend through the first few months of 2011.

Whether someone is looking to enjoy beautiful sun and beaches, relax with the family, explore nature, take in a second honeymoon with someone special, or all of the above, Costa Rica has something for everyone. There are over 70 special travel promotions running throughout the country. These travel promotions will only be valid for a limited time, so travelers shouldn’t miss out on the chance to book today.

Vacation packages and promotions ( )will be running across the country and in all of your favorite Costa Rica destinations. Some of the regions that you can enjoy include:

La Fortuna - This region is most well-known for its volcano tourism and hot springs, particularly the Arenal Volcano, the third most active in the world. Travel promotions to this region include US$99 all-inclusive hotel stay and some of them include free activities in the region.

Quepos, Dominical and Uvita - Whether you want surf or just observe some of nature’s greatest offerings, this region has something for you. Travel deals extend from the Central to South Pacific, where you can enjoy great room rates and be absorbed by nature in a certified by the Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST) ( ) eco-friendly resort. Some hotels will also match the number of nights you book, for example, book two nights and get two nights free!

Caribbean - Enjoy an authentic Caribbean New Year Eve in Costa Rica. Participate in a city tour, a hiking and snorkeling tour in Cahuita National Park, a pantoon tour on the river, and a delicious Costa Rican New Year’s Eve dinner.

To view a complete listing of these great promotions, please go to: .
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Costa Rica is located in Central America, nestled between Nicaragua and Panama, and bordered on the east by the Caribbean Sea and the west by the Pacific Ocean. This small country represents only .05 percent of the planet’s surface, and it shelters almost 5 percent of the existing world’s biodiversity. It has given priority to the conservation of its natural resources, protecting 26 percent of its national territory through the creation of national parks and other natural areas. The country also offers world-class, eco-tourism and adventure travel. The options are unlimited for any discriminating traveler: horseback riding on a secluded beach; hiking through the lush whispering greenery of a rainforest; having an exhilarating experience on a white-water rafting trip; observing the tropical forests from a canopy tour; surfing the blue waves of either coast; experiencing a quiet, close encounter with different species of birds and wildlife; and enjoying the diverse culture and hospitality of the Ticos.


The Costa Rica Tourism Board, created in 1955, is an autonomous institution of the state, responsible for regulating the tourism activity in Costa Rica and promoting Costa Rica’s tourism attractions and destinations both at a national and international level. The Costa Rica Tourism Board creates tourism norms, regulations, incentives, and grants the tourist declaratory for Costa Rica’s hotels, travel agencies, rental cars, and other tourism organizations and service providers.

For general travel or tourism information about Costa Rica, contact the Costa Rica Tourism Board directly at 1-866-267-8274 or visit their web site at .

Vera Mandilovitch Burson-Marsteller Phone: (305)347-4316 Email:

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