Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Aug 15, 2014

Costa Rica’s national religion іs Catholicism аnd August 15th іs marked аs іmроrtаnt national holiday: Dia de la Madre оr Mother’s Day, based оn thе Catholic holy day celebrating thе Assumption оf Mary. Matriarchs run thе household іn traditional families, but оn thіs day mаnу аrе treated tо а special meal аnd gifts frоm thеіr […]

Virgin of the Angels Day in Costa Rica

Virgin of the Angels Day in Costa Rica

Aug 1, 2014

Each year on August 2nd, the people of Costa Rica celebrate Virgin of the Angels day with a spiritual gathering that is filled with emotion and dedication. The holiday is observed all throughout the country and people travel from miles around to take part in the annual festivities. Spending Virgin of the Angels day in […]

Guanacaste Day: National Holiday in Costa Rica

Guanacaste Day: National Holiday in Costa Rica

Jul 25, 2014

July 25th is an important holiday in Costa Rica. It is a national holiday called Gunacaste Day or Nicoya’s Annexation Day.  But while it’s focus is on the Guanacaste province where Real Surf Trips is located, it is actually celebrated by the entire country. In 1824, there was a civil war in Nicaragua and the […]

Semana Santa in Costa Rica

Semana Santa in Costa Rica

Apr 25, 2014

Semana Santa in Costa Rica, (Holy Week or Easter), is celebrated all around the world by Catholic and Christian people.  In Costa Rica, it has a very traditional and serious meaning for almost all the costarricans.  It  is celebrated in every town in the country with parades, religious processions, mini festivals, movies, shows on television […]

Juan Santamaria Day in Costa Rica

Juan Santamaria Day in Costa Rica

Apr 11, 2014

Juan Santamaria Day in Costa Rica is a national holiday every April 11th. It is held in celebration of the triumph in the Battle of Rivas in 1856 against United States native, William Walker.  Walker had aspirations of developing a prospering slave exchange business in a few Central American nations and he was feeling extremely […]