8 Ways to Get Closer to Nature on Vacation in Costa Rica

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get closer to nature, go for a nature vacation in Costa Rica at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge.

Beach at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeArticle by Shannon Farley

Spend any time in nature and you’ll probably notice that you feel happier. Go a bit further and get closer to nature on vacation, and you’ll be surprised at how great it makes you feel.

Numerous studies show that connecting with nature makes us healthier and happier. The more high-tech our lives become, it seems the more nature we need.

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Swimmers race with dolphins and whales in Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica

In southern Costa Rica, Golfo Dulce’s extraordinary beauty and pristine habitat made it easy for swimmers in the 2016 Cruce Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce to be joined by dolphins and humpback whales as they swam across the gulf.

2016 Cruce Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce in Costa Rica

A Dolphin leaps in joy at the 2016 Golfo Dulce open water swimming race in Costa Rica

Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge once again hosted the launch of the 2016 Cruce Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce (Golfo Dulce Open Water Swimming) at the beginning of September.

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Golfo Dulce Open Water Crossing event!

In it’s 4th consecutive year, we are sponsoring one of the most important nature-sports competitions taking place in Golfo Dulce: the Open Water Competition: Sept. 3-4, 2016. The “Cruce de Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce” is a 14k route which will have its starting point at Nicuesa; then crosses the gulf and finishes at Pto. Jimenez. We are proud to host this challenging competition and be it’s starting point for the 2nd consecutive year. Inscriptions to participate end on the 25th of August. We hope to see you for the competition!!