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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Musical line-up announced for Envision Festival 2017 in Costa Rica

The renowned Envision Festival in Costa Rica has announced its line-up of acts for its next event in 2017. The festival will take place from 23rd to 26th February, 2017 on the beaches of Uvita. Next year’s musical line-up will include Opiuo, Autograf, Rising Appalachia, Pantyraid, The Funk Hunters and Random Rab, and there will be other activities including yoga, workshops, and talks.

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Team CRT Costa Rica brings "Pura Vida" to The Holiday Place

As part of World Travel Market week, a team of Costa Rican experts made their way to The Holiday Place recently to update our travel advisors on all that's new and exciting about this Central American destination. During their visit they provided training on some of our Costa Rica tours as well as an introduction to some new hotels resorts that have recently opened in one of the world's happiest places.

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The Holiday Place gets you closer to Costa Rica with new promotional video

Joining forces with the Costa Rica Tourist Board in the UK, The Holiday Place is proud to present the end result – a promotional video that’s as colourful and vibrant as Costa Rica itself. Showcasing some of the unique attractions that Costa Rica boasts while highlighting The Holiday Place’s expertise and long-standing experience in the destination, our new Essential Costa Rica advert perfectly summarises our capabilities for offering the finest Costa Rica holidays you could book in the UK.

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Explore Costa Rica's charming beachside town, Playa Hermosa

Costa Rica is one of Central America's most popular tourist destinations with its endless beaches on two coastlines, dense tropical jungles and thriving wildlife. One of the latest hotspots is Playa Hermosa in Guanacaste on the northern Pacific coast, approximately 45 minutes from Liberia International Airport. The small, developed town is home to hotels, restaurants and uncrowded beaches.

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Costa Rica to host 4th annual Oktober Beerfest in San Jose

The fourth Oktober Beerfest will be taking place in this month in Costa Rica as it becomes the latest destination to sample a wide range of beers. The small country in Latin America has more than 40 microbreweries, and the capital San Jose will be hosting the event where local and international companies will come together to quench the thirst of beer-loving visitors.

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Costa Rica's Casa Chameleon will open brand new Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas hotel in 2017

Casa Chameleon has announced that Hotel Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas will open to guests on the Guanacaste Coast in February 2017. This will be the hotel group’s second hotel in Costa Rica, and the property will have 21 villas and villa suites with private pools, as well as facilities including a gourmet restaurant with an open kitchen, a large wrap around infinity edge swimming pool and a lounge bar with al fresco seating.

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New hotels, shops and restaurants revive Costa Rica’s surf town Nosara

Costa Rica is renowned for its laidback lifestyle and green living, and many people are choose to move there to enjoy its natural landscapes, people and slow pace of life. Nosara is one of the country’s oldest expat towns, and thanks to the entry of new hotels, restaurants and shops, its being revived and attracting more visitors who come to enjoy its undeveloped coastline and excellent surf conditions.

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UnCruise Adventures launches new sailings to Costa Rica and Panama

UnCruise Adventures has announced it will launch an expedition to Costa Rica and Panama this October. The 62-passeger Safari Voyager vessel will set off on seven-night sailings in the Central America destinations, starting in San Jose in Costa Rica and travelling down to Panama City, through the famous Panama Canal. Tourists will have the chance to visit national parks for wildlife encounters and excursions to UNESCO sites.

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Canoe & Kayak Magazine editor Jeff Maog kayaks across Costa Rica's Golfo Dulce

Costa Rica is a nation that is renowned for its breath-taking natural landscapes and adventure activities, from zip-lining to boarding down the slopes of volcanoes. Jeff Moag, the Editor In Chief for Canoe & Kayak Magazine, recently visited the Central American country to take to the waters of the Pacific Coast by sea kayak to discover its natural delights from a different angle.

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Travel expert gives you five fantastic reasons to enjoy a honeymoon in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is emerging as the perfect honeymoon destination for couples who are looking for great weather, a tropical location, and a wide choice of adventure and nature activities. Newlyweds won't even have to pay a fortune for the experience, as it is one of the most affordable destinations with a range of hotels and excursions to suit all budgets.

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Musical line-up announced for Envision Festival 2017 in Costa Rica

The renowned Envision Festival in Costa Rica has announced its line-up of acts for its next event in 2017. The festival will take place from 23rd to 26th February, 2017 on the beaches of Uvita. Next year’s musical line-up will include Opiuo, Autograf, Rising Appalachia, Pantyraid, The Funk Hunters and Random Rab, and there will be other activities including yoga, workshops, and talks.

Team CRT Costa Rica brings "Pura Vida" to The Holiday Place

As part of World Travel Market week, a team of Costa Rican experts made their way to The Holiday Place recently to update our travel advisors on all that's new and exciting about this Central American destination. During their visit they provided training on some of our Costa Rica tours as well as an introduction to some new hotels resorts that have recently opened in one of the world's happiest places.

The Holiday Place gets you closer to Costa Rica with new promotional video

Joining forces with the Costa Rica Tourist Board in the UK, The Holiday Place is proud to present the end result – a promotional video that’s as colourful and vibrant as Costa Rica itself. Showcasing some of the unique attractions that Costa Rica boasts while highlighting The Holiday Place’s expertise and long-standing experience in the destination, our new Essential Costa Rica advert perfectly summarises our capabilities for offering the finest Costa Rica holidays you could book in the UK.