Rock Climbing: The Ultimate Workout for Body, Mind, and Soul “Once you’ve tried it, you’re hooked. The intrinsic rewards that come from combining concentration, agility, balance, strength and judgment are unequalled in any other sport. Nothing heightens the senses more than the combination of delight and relief that comes from reaching the top of [...]
There’s a giant banyan tree, known as an Higueron (fig) in Spanish, on the main road from Montezuma to Cabuya. It’s on the west (right) side of the road as you’re heading towards Cabuya… impossible to miss because of it’s immense size. Most tourists to the area discover it by accident while exploring the [...]
Most people are only visiting Montezuma for a week or so, and there’s so much to do that you could spend a lot longer than that exploring the area. So with limited time, what are the very best, most amazing things in Montezuma? Follow the instructions below, and your trip to Montezuma will be an [...]
Amazing Playa Las Rocas is a short drive from Montezuma to the south, or perhaps 20-30 minutes by foot. It’s between the beaches of Playa los Cedros and Playa las Manchas. This beach has a lot to it… there are two sandy beaches, with few waves because the rocks prevent the surf from getting too [...]
The tour to Tortuga Island from Montezuma or Tambor has become perhaps the most popular of all tours and activities in the area. This tour, which usually is all day from 9am to 4pm, offers a lot in one package. First of all, the boat journey in itself is truly incredible. Looking at the map [...]
Hipstamatic is a fantastic Ap for the iPhone that allows you to take old-fashioned photographs. In an age where even inexpensive cameras are capturing images that are more and more realistic every year, the Hipstamatic style adds a style, energy, and nostalgia to your photographic work.
Mar y Cielo is one of the best-kept secrets of Montezuma. It’s a small, inexpensive beachfront hotel with a 5-star view, right in the middle of town. For backpackers and low-budget travelers, Mar y Cielo is probably exactly what you’re looking for… the secret place that few people know about and will provide for a [...]
Montezuma Falls is perhaps the most famous waterfall in Costa Rica. It isn’t a single waterfall, but three separate falls. To reach the first falls, start at the main beach road near Hotel Amor de Mar, and walk up the river for approximately 20 minutes. Here you will reach the tallest waterfall, with a huge [...]
A two hour hike down the beach from Montezuma, the El Chorro waterfall, at the far end of Playa Cocolito is one of the most magical places in Costa Rica. If you take the trip, you won’t be disappointed. The falls are beautiful, often with a rainbow in them. The beach just before it [...]
High up in the hills of Delicias, behind Montezuma, is one of the best restaurants you will ever eat in. Owned by a very sweet Italian couple who have their own farm, Tierra y Fuego serves authentic Italian cuisine with a tremendous amount of patience and care.