Quepos Billfish Cup Controversy at Marina Pez Vela

First,  our congratulations to the 12 boats, captains, crew and anglers, they released 218 billfish overall (216 Sailfish and two Marlin) some very impressive numbers to for this small size of tournament in Quepos. Second, we give  excellent credit to Costa Rica Sportfishing, (Americana Sportfishing) who, while, during this second annual Quepos Billfish Cup tournament kept … [Read more...]

Paving Starting On Costa Rica’s Coastal Highway From Quepos to Dominical

A picture is worth a thousand words. The photos are taken just a couple of days ago of a very tiny portion of the newly-paved 44 km (27 mile) stretch of the Costa Rica's coastal highway (Costañera Sur) leading south from Quepos to Dominical. It's been a long time coming, but at last this major public works project is not only well underway, but about 75% completed. Some of the major and … [Read more...]

Brief History of Quepos, Costa Rica

Quepos is known for, a place where the rainforest meets the sea, and is on a tropical inlet about halfway down Costa Rica's  Pacific coast on the Puntarenas Province.  The town gets its name from the Quepo Indian tribe, a subgroup of the Borucas, who inhabited the area at the time of the conquest. As a result of diseases brought by Europeans, warfare and other Indian groups, and … [Read more...]