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Two Incredible Secret Beaches in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Click image to enlarge<p>Holy Week is here and every day more and more people choose to enjoy the holidays at the beach, the Guanacaste beaches always …

Costa Rica

5 Beaches in Guanacaste, Costa Rica You've Never Heard Of

Shares 7K<p>If you’ve ever researched about the beaches in Guanacaste, I’m sure you have heard of Playa Conchal, Playa Potrero, or Playa Flamingo when …

Central America

The Best Beaches in Guanacaste, the Golden Coast of Costa Rica

Shares 936<p>Dense jungle, abundant wildlife, dreamy waterfalls, beautiful beaches. Costa Rica’s got them all, especially beaches.<p>The Pacific Northwest …

Central America

The 3 Most Awe-Inspiring Hikes in Maui

Hawaii has become synonymous with paradise. The birthplace of surfing, home of shaved ice, ukuleles and the famous hula — these are just some of the …

10 of the Best Things to Do in Costa Rica

From spotting howler monkeys in the rainforest to watching professional surfers along the beach, there are loads of activities for travelers to Costa …

Secret Mau’umae Beach

<b>Location</b>: Mau’umae Beach is located between Spencer Beach Park and Mauna Kea Resort.<p><b>Access</b>: Go to the Mauna Kea Resort and request a Mau’umae Beach …

Lava Tree State Park on Big Island

By Hawaii.com Team<p>When a lava flow swept through a forest of Ohia trees in Pahoa in the 1700s, it created a permanent mold of the tree trunks it went …

Top 10 Hawaii Island Dive Sites

With endemic marine species and arguably two of the most bucket-list worthy dive sites (See Nos. 1 and 2 below) around, the Big Island of Hawaii has …

The Essential Travel Guide to Costa Rica (Infographic)

© Culture Trip / Alex Picerne<p><i>Looking for more travel inspiration? Check out our other essential travel guides to Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay.</i>

Travel

A tropical hike to secluded Shipman Beach on the Big Island

We wanted to reach Haena before the noon tide swamped the beach, hiding its photogenic black and white sand, the only sandy stretch for miles on a …

National Parks

10 must-do Kauaʻi outdoor adventures

Tie up your hiking shoes, grab your swimming gear and take the time to discover these Kauai spots—they're worth the extra effort.<p><b>Explore Kauai’s rich</b> …

Hiking

Travel To Kauai, Hawaii : You Need To Visit This Place In Your Lifetime

Kauai, Hawaii: The Napali Coast. Saw manta ray, dolphins in the 100’s, sea turtles, seals and beautiful humpback whales.<p>Wailua Falls, Wailua River, …

Beaches

6 Must-See Sights in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

While the Island of Hawaii (aka the Big Island) has its share of white-sand beaches with swaying palm trees, rainforests, and grassy plains, its …

Rainbow Falls, Boiling Pots, & Pe’epe’e Falls in Hilo

Waterfalls are one of those magical Hawaiian elements, along with rainbows and poke, but let’s stay focused. There are so many waterfalls on the …

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The centerpiece of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is the volcano Kilauea, the world’s longest continuously erupting volcano. The lava has been …

Geology

5 Reasons to Visit Maui's Secret Painted Forest

Breathtaking waterfalls, lush rainforests, coastal views—the 65-mile Road to Hana on Maui has it all. Its possible travelers could get so wrapped up …

Maui

Pura Vida: The Best Things to Do in Costa Rica

<i>From climbing active volcanoes to surfing on the legendary beaches and wildlife watching, these are the best things to do in Costa Rica.</i><p>For a …

Mauna Kea - Lake Waiau

<b>Lake WaiauLake Waiau and Mauna Kea Summit</b><p><b>13,020'</b><p><i>"Climbing over much old aa lava, we came out at last on the weathered and eroded side of the old</i> …

Here Are 13 Little Known Natural Wonders Found Throughout Hawaii

While many people have heard of the Mermaid Cave, not many have actually been there, or even know where it is. Rumor has it that this luminous cave …

Punalu'u to Kamehame

<b>Hiking north of Punalu'u Black Sand BeachPunalu'u to Kamehame</b><p>Black Sand Beach<p><i>Aloha Punalu'u i ka 'ehukai</i><p>"Aloha Punalu'u in the mist of the sea</b> …

Keawaiki Bay to ʻAnaehoʻomalu Bay

The lone palm tree of Keawaiki Bay<b>Keawaiki Bay</b><p><b>ʻAnaehoʻomalu Bay</b> <b>(A Bay)</b><p><b>Kohala Coast</b><p><b>Round Trip Mileage:</b> 7 miles. This round-trip mileage is from …

Best Beaches in Maui

From the glitzy, cabana-lined shores of Wailea to the quiet, hidden coves of Hana, Maui’s 120-mile coastline has something for every kind of beach-lover. Here, we’ve hand-picked the island’s ten best beaches.<p>Secret Beach<p>Not to be confused with Kauai’s Secret Beach, the Secret Beach in Maui is …

Beaches

Best Places to Visit on Mexico's East Coast | The Riviera Maya

<b>Mexico‘s east coast is an exciting destination. While many head for the aquamarine beaches on the famous Yucatán Peninsula, each town offers</b> …

Things To Do In Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Looking for tips and the best activities in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park? Here are our top 10 picks for things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National …

National Parks

The Best Secret Beaches in Hawaii

Hawaii has more than 750 miles of coastline, and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. When a state is made up of seven populated …

Beaches

The Most Beautiful Hikes on Kauai

The thing about Hawaii is, almost everywhere you look is beautiful. Made up entirely of volcanic islands, the state has a wonderfully diverse …

Hiking

6 great Hawaiʻi road trips

All right. First off, stop chuckling at the seeming absurdity of a great road trip in Hawaii. We’ve heard every reason our incomparably scenic island …

Best Maui Beaches and Surfing | Maui Activities Guide

Best Maui Beaches from Hana to Honolua Bay<p><b>SHARE THIS ARTICLE</b><p>Discover the best maui beaches with video and photos. Our top 10 favorite beaches shows …

10+ spots that prove Costa Rica is the ultimate outdoor playground

From the unparalleled biodiversity of Corcovado to the pristine beaches of popular Manuel Antonio and Cahuita; the mangroves and canals of remote …