29

DEC
The best Costa Rica Safety Tips

Traveler to Traveler Costa Rica Safety Tips

  Traveler to Traveler Costa Rica Safety Tips by Matt Tremblay, Desafio clilent Costa Rica is a safe country to visit, but when travelling to any foreign country it is important to keep in mind the local culture and safety of that particular..

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27

SEP
Carlos plants a tree falls in love with rafting

Carlos plants a tree falls in love with rafting

Carlos plants a tree, falls in love with rafting by Carlos Oviedo – Desafio Finance Manager The first Desafio tour I did was the Rio Balsa right after I started working with the company in 2009. I was supposed to go out with the normal raftin..

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17

MAY
Taking the leap!

Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping

By Tui Frye A company policy at Desafio is that all staff and partners experience their key adventures. It is important part of the company culture and philosophy that everyone understands that it is an experience vs. a product that we are sell..

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29

JUL
Gravity Falls, waterfall rappelling, Costa Rica

Embracing Gravity in Desafío’s Gravity Falls Tour

By: Anjelica Veca   By far one of the more exciting and physically engaging tours offered by Desafío, the Gravity Falls tour is an eclectic mix of waterfall rappelling, rock climbing, hiking, swimming, Tarzan swinging, and, of course, c..

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04

AUG
Desafio, whitewater rafting, adventure, Balsa River, Costa Rica

Adventure Rafting with Desafío: Balsa River, Level 2-3

By: Anjelica Veca   I have had the very good fortune of being able to spend a hefty amount of time in Costa Rica over the past couple of years, and because of that I can tell you all that this was not my first rodeo—or shall I say, not m..

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19

AUG
Sarapiqui River whitewater rafting in Costa Rica with Desafio Adventure Company

Rafting: What to Do If You Fall Out of the Raft

By: Anjelica Veca   One of the most frequent worries I hear people express when they’re considering a whitewater rafting tour is “what if I fall out of the raft?” To this, my response is always the same: you’ll be ok. Y..

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29

AUG
Stand Up Paddle Boarding at the base of the Arenal Volcano

SUP Costa Rica!

By: Anjelica Veca   Knock knock Who’s there? SUP What’s SUP? Pura vida, man! What’s up with you?!   ...crickets.   Yeah, I know; no one thought it was funny here, either. But you can’t knock a girl for..

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02

SEP
Costa Rican wildlife native to the Arenal Region seen on hanging bridges tour: lizard, blue-jeans frog

Hanging Out at the Hanging Bridges

By: Anjelica Veca   After three weeks of activities out on the water, I ventured into the Costa Rican rainforest and spent a morning exploring the hanging bridges at Arenal National Park. It was a morning well spent, and I would recommend the ..

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16

SEP
Species of birds and wildlife on Costa Rica's Caño Negro Wildlife tour

A Tale of Two Rivers: Caño Negro

By: Anjelica Veca   Although Rosie, our tour guide, had warned us about the alligators and crocodiles in the river, the temptation to dip my hand in the water won out. After all, the name of the river is Río Frío (Cold River)&mda..

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07

OCT
Adventure Specialist Kim helps Jenna overcome her fears at Desafio Lost Canyon rappel tour

Helping Jenna Overcome her Fear of Canyoning

Yesterday, while my coworker Justin was with the briefing of a G Adventures group, we had a lovely older lady come in named Jenna. She had booked the Lost Canyon tour, but she had no idea what exactly she bought. So..

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07

OCT
Gravity Falls Waterfall Jumping tour one year anniversary

Gravity Falls: It’s All About the Experience

By: Anjelica Veca   While most babies come into this world kicking and screaming, Desafio’s newest baby, Gravity Falls, arrived on the scene in a quieter way. It was born through a process of exploration, measurement, and daring by four ..

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19

JUN
volcano boarding nicaragua with Desafio Adventure Company

Innovation of Volcanic Proportions

By: Anjelica Veca   Over the years, Desafio Adventure Company has garnered a reputation for being one of the top innovators of adventure in Costa Rica and a visionary in the touristic hub of La Fortuna.   This week, the well-established..

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23

JUN
Mi Cafecito coffee tour san jose day tour

New Logistics for an Old Favorite

The culture-and-nature-centric Adventure Connection San Jose - La Fortuna with a visit to the La Paz waterfall, the Poas Volcano, and a local coffee plantation has gotten a makeover.   With the recent activity of the Poas Volcano and the ..

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27

JUN
Costa Rica whitewater rafting class 2-3

Sometimes #SeriousFun Means Sleeping In!

Let your vacation be the battery-recharger that you need without missing out on any of the adventure!   We’ve been in the business of providing fun and adventure for a long time—25 years, to be exact! So we know having #SeriousFun ..

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29

JUN
Family Friendly Costa Rica with Desafio Adventure Company

Fun for Families in La Fortuna

Top Things To Do for Families and Children in La Fortuna and the Arenal Volcano Area   I am the mom of an adventurous five-year-old who’s a bit of a wanderluster and enjoys going on trips with her globetrotting parents. But even at her y..

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29

JUN
New tours in Sarapiqui Costa Rica

NEW and Exciting in Sarapiqui

The lively adventure-jungle town of Sarapiqui is making a big comeback especially now that the new highway joining La Fortuna to Sarapiqui will open the end of July 2017. Tourists can soon enjoy adventures in Sarapiqui in just over an hour's driv..

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27

SEP
Best Time to Travel to Costa Rica

Best Time to Travel to Costa Rica

by Christine Larson-Krishnan, Community Collaborator   I love this time of year in Costa Rica from September to November. It makes me proud to live here and I always look forward to enveloping myself in local culture and traditions.   I..

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10

OCT
Desafio Launches Extreme Rafting from Monteverde

Desafio Launches Extreme Rafting from Monteverde

Monteverde, Costa Rica—Desafio Adventure Company is launching the most extreme rafting tour on the Tenorio River from the Monteverde Cloud Forest.   “Monteverde is the perfect hub for adventure and one of the best rafting trips is ..

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12

OCT
Desafio Lanza Rafting Extremo desde Monteverde

Desafio Lanza Rafting Extremo desde Monteverde

Monteverde, Costa Rica—Desafio Adventure Company lanza el tour de rafting más extremo en el Río Tenorio desde el bosque nuboso de Monteverde.   Monteverde es el lugar perfecto para aprovechar de una multitud de aventuras y ..

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13

FEB
Love is in the air. Come to Costa Rica for Valentine's Day as your next epic life adventure!

Valentines Day in Costa Rica

It is 2018. It is the year of challenges, growth, and transformation. It should also be the year of wellness, meaningful epic adventures, and an opportunity to truly embrace our present moment.   What better way to embrace change than to truly ..

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