iTravel EDU: How to Vacation in Costa Rica

Learn how to travel and navigate the 7 provinces of Costa Rica to ensure you have a fun and fulfilled vacation.
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  • Lectures 53
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 16 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2014 English

Course Description

Welcome to “How to Vacation in Costa Rica” presented by Nicole Ivory, Global Destination Course Instructor for iTravel EDU.

Reason to Take this Course

Have you ever wanted to travel to a foreign and exotic destination? Do you have a passion for travelling and exploring new cultures? The beautiful and welcoming country of Costa Rica is the perfect destination for you. Its array of natural reserves, protected rainforest, gorgeous beaches and friendly Tico’s are sure to keep you busy during your stay.

What You Will Learn

In this course, you will be guided through all Seven Provinces of Costa Rica and be informed on how to maximize your stay while there. Whether there for business or for pleasure; travelling solo, as a couple, or in a group; we have expert advice on what to do no matter the length of your trip.

Course Structure

The design of this course provides you with an overview of each travel topic followed by an in depth coverage of subtopics including accommodation choices, dining options, transportation options and more!

Our See-Print-Go or (SPG) feature allows you to See the video lectures, Print the various travel presentations, travel phrases and safety tips; and then finally Go on your next Costa Rican vacation with confidence.

The Costa Rican Ticos and I are looking forward to meeting you so that you can learn how to experience the Pura Vida way of life.

What are the requirements?

  • Passion for Travel
  • Open Mind to Fully Enjoy and Experience a New Culture and Relaxed Way of Life

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Course Objective: Learn how to vacation in Costa Rica. Emphasis on the seven provinces and how to explore each one.
  • Learn how to maximize your time in each province.
  • Learn the Tico way of communicating to navigate your way through the country with ease.
  • Understand the different dining, accommodation, and transportation options available to you in Costa Rica.

What is the target audience?

  • Nature Enthusiasts
  • Adventure Travelers
  • Couples
  • Honeymooners
  • Solo Travelers
  • Surfers
  • Family
  • Corporate Travelers
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Sponsored Travel Clubs
  • First Time Travelers to Central America
  • Hospitality & Travel and Tourism Students

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome to Costa Rica!
Welcome to iTravel EDU
Preview
02:09
Costa Rica aka "Rich Coast"
5 pages
Section 2: Getting to Costa Rica
By Air Travel
Preview
02:11
By Vehicle
Preview
01:40
By Cruise Ship
Preview
00:54
Section 3: Exploring Costa Rica: Intermodal Network
Gray Line Tours
Preview
04:24
Nature Air
00:21
Self Trekker
00:57
Section 4: Staying in Costa Rica
Staying in Costa Rica Overview
2 pages
Hostels
00:49
Hotels
00:55
Resorts
01:02
Vacation Rentals
01:08
Section 5: Dining in Costa Rica
Dining in Costa Rica Overview
00:15
Grocery Stores
02:09
Restaurants
02:45
Section 6: Cruising Costa Rica
Cruising Overview
01:19
Pacific Port of Calls
01:19
Caribbean Port of Call
00:56
Section 7: San Jose
Welcome to San Jose, Costa Rica
00:25
San Jose Overview
00:07
San Jose
00:32
Section 8: Guanacaste
Welcome to Guanacaste, Costa Rica
00:30
Guanacaste Overview
00:17
Liberia
01:16
Playa Del Coco
01:29
Tamarindo
01:09
Section 9: Alajuela
Welcome to Alajuela, Costa Rica
00:29
Alajuela Overview
00:20
Alajuela
01:35
La Fortuna / Arenal
01:16
Section 10: Cartego
Welcome to Cartago, Costa Rica
00:25
Cartego Overview
00:09
Cartago
00:57
Section 11: Heredia
Welcome to Heredia, Costa Rica
00:28
Heredia Overview
00:10
Heredia
00:53
Section 12: Limon
Welcome to Limon, Costa Rica
00:41
Limon Overview
00:12
Cahuita
00:52
Limon
00:53
Puerto Veijo
01:02
Section 13: Puntarenas
Welcome to Puntarenas, Costa Rica
00:33
Puntarenas Overview
00:11
Puntarenas
00:57
Jaco
01:01
Manuel Antonio
01:04
Section 14: Travel Itineraries
Example Travel Itinerary 1
02:14
Example Travel Itinerary 2
01:26
Example Travel Itinerary 3
02:02
Section 15: Exercising Safety
Exercising Safety in Costa Rica
2 pages
Section 16: Items to Bring On Your Vacation
Items to Pack on Your Next Vacation
3 pages
Section 17: Travel Phrases
Travel Phrases
4 pages

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Instructor Biography

Nicole Ivory, Global Destination Course Instructor for iTravel EDU

Nicole Ivory has over 12 years experience in the hospitality & travel and tourism industry. She has worked for top companies such as Wyndham and Hilton and has successfully lead two companies in the CEO capacity. Her company SWANK AIT specialized in meeting and corporate travel services and her company GROUPS AIT specialized in leisure group travel services for churches, schools, family reunions and organizations. Having worked hand in hand with well known travel companies such as Sandals, Carnival Cruise Lines, and American Airlines has allowed Ms. Ivory the opportunity to see the the industry from many perspectives and utilize this knowledge to benefit her clients.

Currently, she is serving as a Course instructor for iTravel EDU which provides educational travel information to popular destinations around the world in addition to those places less traveled. Students receive real life knowledge from an experienced Expat coupled with knowledge from her clients visitation abroad. Students are able to learn about their upcoming destination online from their knowledgeable Global Destination Course Instructor. This allows them to travel with confidence around the globe while still having 24/7 access to instructors, news, and course materials. She looks forward to introducing you to exciting destinations around the globe.

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