A 21-Day Passage to Costa Rica

An immersive travel experience aimed at social transformation

It’s become common lore (and accepted by some) that it takes 21 days for an individual to form new habits. With that in mind, the team at Passage—a new travel organization dedicated to immersive experiences—has built a 21-day excursion to the Puerta a La Vida retreat in the Costa Rican wilderness. Commencing on 22 January 2016, the three founding members of Passage, along with an …

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo

A stunning new Costa Rican hotel embracing the beauty of culture and design

From the moment you catch sight of their magnificent open-air lobby, it’s evident that the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo actively embraces the Costa Rican signature phrase “Pura Vida”—an ever-optimistic expression about simply enjoying life. Across 28 acres of oceanfront property in the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica, nestled seamlessly into the mountainside, both local landscape and deep cultural heritage nurture an environment that allows for relaxation …

Rare Adventures

Three thrill-supplying destinations and the sporting gear to go with them

Even as our hemisphere finally begins to thaw, we at Cool Hunting think that everyone who’s suffered countless blizzards, waist-high slush and bone-chilling cold deserves a break. For sun-worshippers, powder junkies or anyone in between, we put together our latest favorite getaways and the accoutrements—classic products with exceptional design—that complement the locales we’ve found and make these destinations truly next-level. Surf Costa Rica’s secret break …