Costa Rica had been on my list for far too long. Everyone had great reports of their vacations there. I agree--beaches and volcanoes, a wonderful country! During a short trip on 2012, I barely scratched the surface.
Darwin's Epiphany: A UNESCO World Heritage site located 600 miles west of the coast of Ecuador, the islands are a protected area that is home to many unique species.
A perfect long weekend destination for a winter retreat. Colorful and charming.