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Meet Juan Carlos Rodo: Your Hospitality Maestro

Hola, amigos! Allow us to introduce you to the heart and soul behind the magic at Casago Costa Rica – Juan Carlos Rodo. With over 15 years of globe-trotting hotel experience, Juan Carlos brings a contagious passion for hospitality, people, and all things travel-related.

Ever the adventurer, Juan Carlos noticed the winds of change in the world of hospitality. As the quest for authentic travel experiences took flight, he saw an exciting opportunity to connect homeowners with wanderlust souls. And that’s when he joined the Casago family.

Juan Carlos is not just multilingual (yes, he’s your go-to guy for Spanish and Chinese), but he’s a maestro at creating experiences that linger in your memory like the perfect sunset. He believes in the power of seamless, genuine connections that leave a mark on your travel tale.

A true guardian of the hospitality realm, Juan Carlos knows the secret sauce to having a sustainable rental – maintaining, uplifting, and investing in your space to keep it as irresistible as that first cup of morning coffee. Born and bred in Costa Rica, he practically grew up on the beach (his family’s resort, to be exact), managing it with the same love he now showers on the Central Pacific community.

This guy isn’t just about beds and pillows; he’s about building connections and weaving stories. Juan Carlos has been the friendly face behind initiatives with the Central Pacific Chamber of Commerce, the Costa Rican Hotel Chamber, and even the Tarcoles’ Artisan Fishermen Cooperative.

Choosing Casago was a no-brainer for Juan Carlos. It’s not just a vacation rental partnership; it’s a commitment to doing things right from the get-go. The values here align perfectly with Juan Carlos’ vision of excellence, making your stay not just a trip but a memory in the making.

So, whether you’re a homeowner looking to share your space or a traveler in search of more than just a roof over your head, Juan Carlos Rodo is your man. Come on in, amigos, and let the adventure begin!

Welcome To Costa Rica

Welcome to the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica! If you’re seeking a magical blend of adventure, natural beauty, and cultural richness, look no further than Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast. This incredible region is famous for its stunning beaches and vibrant wildlife, making it a top destination for travelers globally.

Your adventure begins on the world-class surfing beaches of Jaco and Hermosa. With their perfect waves, these beaches cater to both beginners and seasoned surfers alike. And with the bountiful Pacific waters, you can try your luck with fishing at Herradura or simply relax on the exotic volcanic sands under the warm Costa Rican sun.

Nature lovers will find paradise in this region’s dense rainforests. Teeming with an array of wildlife, including howler monkeys, toucans, and sloths, every step unveils a new wonder, and every sight and sound is a testament to the biodiversity that makes this region unique.

Or experience the heartbeat of the region in the coastal towns. Indulge in fresh seafood at seaside restaurants, explore vibrant markets, and let the rhythm of live music create unforgettable nights.

Whatever your travel adventures are, the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica is a popular destination for all. And with the high season running from mid-December to mid-February, Easter week, and the first week of July you’ll find something for everyone. Or for a quieter vacation, consider visiting during the low season in October.

The Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica is more than just a journey; it’s an immersive encounter with a special piece of paradise that promises memories to last a lifetime. With a blend of adventure, natural beauty, and cultural richness, it offers a unique vacation experience that needs to be on your travel list!
Embrace the opportunity for an unforgettable Costa Rican adventure and start planning your trip today!

FAQs About Costa Rica

If someone only had one day in Costa Rica, what would you put on their itinerary?

If you only had one day in Costa Rica, we recommend venturing into a day full of adventure and tranquility on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast.

Kick-start your day at Tacobar, where you can enjoy an energy-packed açaí bowl or satisfy your craving for sweetness with a tower of fluffy pancakes—an ideal way to fuel up for the exciting day ahead.

Next, immerse yourself in the thrill of the Pacific waves with a surfing class at Jaco. Renowned for its surf-friendly waves, Jaco offers a safe and fun environment for both beginners and seasoned surfers. If surfing isn’t your cup of tea, opt for an adrenaline-boosting ATV tour that offers an exhilarating exploration of the picturesque surroundings. Or alternatively, you can enjoy a leisurely round of golf at the marina, providing a relaxing experience amidst stunning views.

By lunchtime, head over to Kokos, a beachfront eatery known for its mouth-watering menu. Choose between a juicy hamburger or the fresh catch of the day, providing a gastronomic delight that will leave you satiated and ready for the afternoon’s activities.

After lunch, your journey should continue at Catarata Bijagual—home to a breathtaking waterfall in lush landscapes. This natural wonder provides a serene backdrop for memorable photos and relaxation.
And as the evening approaches, make your way to Anfiteatro Bar. Here, you can enjoy a captivating sunset cocktail while basking in the vibrant hues of the coastal panorama.

Lastly finish your day at Haley’s Ranch with a sumptuous steak dinner, offering the perfect setting to unwind and reflect on the day’s adventures.

In just one day, you’ll experience a plethora of activities and culinary delights that showcase the diverse beauty and excitement of the Central Pacific coast!

What’s the best place to spot wildlife and experience nature in Costa Rica?

If immersing yourself in nature and spotting wildlife is your idea of an ideal vacation, Costa Rica should be at the top of your list. This Central American country is renowned for its biodiversity, offering numerous opportunities to observe animals in their natural habitats.

Carara National Park, in the Central Pacific, is known for its exceptional bird-watching opportunities. The park is home to a diverse array of avian species, including the iconic scarlet macaws. Its scenic hiking trails wind through tropical rainforests and along the Tarcoles River, providing a chance to encounter a variety of wildlife in their natural habitat.

Another great local option is Catarata Bijagual. This stunning waterfall, surrounded by lush rainforest, offers a picturesque natural setting and a refreshing escape. Hiking trails lead visitors to this beautiful attraction, providing an opportunity to immerse oneself in the beauty of Costa Rica’s landscapes.

Or for a thrilling wildlife experience, the Tarcoles River is renowned for its resident population of large crocodiles. Jungle Crocodile Safari tours offer visitors the chance to observe these impressive reptiles up close in their natural environment, providing an unforgettable adventure.

Manuel Antonio National Park is another highly recommended destination for day trips in the area. This famous national park is celebrated for its stunning beaches, abundant wildlife, and lush rainforests. While hiking Manuel Antonio, visitors might spot white-faced capuchin monkeys, two-toed sloths, and a myriad of colorful bird species. 

Lastly, if you are planning to travel around the country for some time consider adding these stunning parks to your bucket list: Corcovado National Park on the Osa Peninsula, Marino Ballena National Park on the South Pacific Coast, Tortuguero National Park in the Caribbean, and Monteverde Cloud Forest in the Tilarán Mountain Range.

What are the biggest main events in Costa Rica?

Year-round, the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica is abuzz with an eclectic mix of main events that cater to a wide range of interests and passions!

The Signature Triple Crown Tournament at Playa Herradura is a highlight of the fishing calendar. This prestigious event attracts anglers from all corners of the globe, transforming the tranquil Playa Herradura into a thrilling arena where participants compete to catch the largest billfish. This maritime spectacle not only adds an exciting dimension to the region’s events calendar but also boosts its global reputation as a premier fishing destination.

The Central Pacific region also embraces its status as a surfer’s paradise by hosting several local surf tournaments throughout the year. These tournaments display the incredible talent within the surfing community, contributing to the region’s vibrant coastal culture and celebrating the exhilarating sport of wave riding.

For those who crave adrenaline and adventure, the region hosts various mountain bike competitions. These events offer a unique platform to explore diverse terrains while providing a heart-pounding challenge against the backdrop of breathtaking landscapes.

The Reto Jaco Extremo 10k Run is another must-attend event. This race invites runners of all levels to conquer a scenic yet challenging course, blending the thrill of competition with the stunning natural beauty of the Central Pacific landscape.

La Ruta de los Conquistadores, one of the toughest mountain bike races in the world, traverses the Central Pacific region. It challenges cyclists with its rugged terrains while showcasing the area’s diverse and beautiful ecosystems.

Finally, the La Iguana Invitational Golf Tournament provides golf enthusiasts with a chance to showcase their skills at the renowned La Iguana Golf Course. Set amid lush tropical surroundings, this tournament combines the love of sport with leisure and relaxation.