Quepos Costa Rica Hotels
Quepos Costa Rica Hotels offer a wide range of options for your holiday here in Quepos, Costa Rica.
Fishing Charters Costa Rica would highly recommend the following hotels here in Quepos Costa Rica.
Quepos Costa Rica is home to the new Pez Vela Marina, as well as a great number of local restaurants sodas, bars, nightlife and shopping. for more information on any of these go to:
Quepos, Costa Rica gets its name from the Quepo Indian tribe, a subgroup of the Borucas, who inhabited the Quepos area at the time of the conquest. As a result of diseases brought by Europeans, warfare and other Indian groups, and slavery, there are no pure blooded Quepos left by the end of the 19th century.
Quepos in the begining
Quepos started as a banana exporting port, however due to disease, the crops were close to wiped out and African palm oil replaced bananas as the local major crop and, because the finished produced is much less bulky than bananas. Even as late as the 1950s regular communication from Quepos with the rest of the country not easy. Roads were almost non-existent. There was a small railroad between Quepos and Parrita and at low tide the Alpa Airline landed a small plane on the beach in front of Main Street.