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Snorkeling posts in Javi the Frog's Travel Blog


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Sea shells are so tiny - well, not compared to me sometimes - but one of my favorite things about beaches! You can imagine my excitement when I hop to Playa Conchal - its name came from the millions of crushed shells that make up the shoreline. Boasting crystal clear waters where you can see your toes wiggling in the sand and the fishes swimming nearby, Playa Conchal is one of the most famous beaches in Costa Rica! This pristine waters are a highlight along the Caribbean Coast, and because weather in Costa Rica is typically sunny in this region, you can enjoy the beach on almost any day...[More]
Have you always wanted to learn how to sail? I don't think I could ever hold the ropes, but I've hopped aboard a few yachts in my day. I might be biased, but is there a better place to experience life at sea than along the stunning coastline of Costa Rica? One of the greatest things about my homeland is the pristine waters that surround and weave through it! Some of Costa Rica's top sights are accessible only by boat, and sailing skills can sure come in handy if you decide to explore coral reefs, deserted beaches and so much more...[More]
Isla del Caño, located around 12 miles from Drake Bay, is one of the best places to snorkel and scuba dive in the world. Known for the clarity of its waters and abundance of exotic marine life, the memories of a snorkeling trip here are sure to last a lifetime. Many tour companies offer guided trips to the area, and after taking a short boat ride to the island, you'll be free to take the plunge and explore the stunningly beautiful depths.... [More]
Costa Rica is bordered by Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the south. Many people who choose to visit this tropical paradise do so by crossing the Panamanian border into Sixaola after they visit Bocas del Toro, an island community just off Panama's Caribbean Coast. This region can be a great side-trip for tourists planning to continue to Costa Rica afterward. I hopped out to Bocas del Toro to see what kinds of exciting things there are to do there - it took me a while, but it sure was worth it!...[More]