Lonely Planet Names Costa Rica One of the Best Countries to Visit in 2020

November 25, 2019

As the current decade rounds out, we are spending a lot of time reflecting on the past 10 years. We are seeing the #10YearChallenge on social media, we are thinking of all the changes we’ve gone through, all the changes the world has gone through, and all the memories we have made here at Tulemar.

Reflection is great, but want to know what’s better?

Preparing for the upcoming decade, all the changes you hope to experience, and all the memories you plan to make!

And if we’re going to prepare for an incredible new decade, why not set the tone with an amazing trip to Costa Rica, which, ahem, by the way, was just named in The Top 10 Countries To Visit in 2020 by Lonely Planet. *cue confetti cannon*.

There’s no secret why Costa Rica made the list… After all, it has a lot to offer. Incredible views, magical wildlife, friendly locals, diverse topography, and sustainable tourism (hooray!) are just some of the honorable mentions.

Here’s what Lonely Planet had to say:

Costa Rica flies the flag for sustainable tourism. This small country’s vast biodiversity attracts visitors keen to spot sleepy sloths in trees, red-eyed frogs paralysing their predators, and whales in the Pacific. Costa Ricans understand the importance of preserving their slice of tropical paradise and have found a way to invite others in while living in harmony with their neighbours – from leafcutter ants to jaguars. Ninety percent of the country’s energy is created by renewable sources, and it could become one of the first carbon-neutral countries in 2020. Adventure lovers can hike volcanoes or ride a zip line, while those craving ‘me time’ can enjoy yoga retreats and spa experiences. The catchphrase pura vida (pure life) is more than a saying, it’s a way of life.

We love the mention of living in harmony…. Which, by the way, is exactly what you’ll experience at Tulemar!

Nestled within the jungle overlooking the ocean, you will have the opportunity to live in harmony with lizards, monkeys, sloths, macaws, toucans, and other exotic wildlife in the area! And, with a wide range of varying accommodations, there a little something for everyone here.

For larger groups, or even smaller groups that prefer space and luxury, we have several private luxury villas to choose from. Most of these come with their own private pools, open air living spaces, luxurious amenities, and a personal concierge to assist you in anything you need prior to and during your stay.

Prefer something a little more quaint or rustic? We have several 2, 3, or 1 bedroom options that are excellent for your next getaway! All these come with access to a personal concierge and access to all the resort amenities (including our secluded beach!).

So, gather your family, friends, or just yourself, and head to Tulemar to start your decade off on the right (sandy and bare) foot. Hasta pronto!

Pura Vida,


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