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Off-Grid Destinations offers a gateway to sustainable living and unique off-the-grid experiences around the globe. We provide insights into eco-conscious homes, communities, and travel adventures for those seeking a life harmonized with nature.

Costa Rica's best natural wonders

Perhaps this is the perfect time of year to get away from the city and explore the outdoors. As COVID-19 alters our travel habits, more and more people will be searching for a solitary retreat. And where better to escape to than the natural world? These are the world’s most gorgeous locations to get away from the daily grind. Take out your notebook and start listing these so you may make the ultimate nature bucket list!

Best Hiking Trails in Costa Rica

Why is a Hiking so wonderful? It’s a road with views that are unmatched for some. Some find the trail so arduous that finishing it gives you bragging rights, or it’s so thrilling that you’ll purchase a plane ticket to experience it.

Best Costa Rica Jungle & Mangrove Tours

They provide a unique experience compared to an African safari and the chance to witness wildlife of all sizes, from tiny tree frogs to elephants, for those who love the outdoors. Although a moderate level of adventure is necessary for forest walks or observing wildlife through boats or kayaks, numerous jungle resorts currently provide four-star or even five-star accommodations and dining experiences.



"Hold the vision, trust the process"

A simple, yet powerful concept that we have learned to embrace over the  years, and one that we will continue to use to guide us as we set new goals and dream new dreams.”

Matt and Amy have lived in their off-grid home for over 10 years. Their sustainable lifestyle in the Costa Rican jungle embodies autonomy, self-sufficiency, and a profound connection with nature. Their journey inspires others to explore the transformative power of off-grid living.

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Meet our Co-Authors and Fact-Checkers

Not only are they experts in their field, they have Off-grid Homes too!

Fiona A. Reid is a renowned naturalist, author, and illustrator, specializing in mammalogy. She's affiliated with the Royal Ontario Museum and has authored several acclaimed field guides, including "A Field Guide to the Mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico." Her work extends to leading nature tours globally.
Fiona A. Reid
Naturalist | Author | Wildlife Illustrator
Piotr Naskrecki, a respected entomologist at Harvard University, excels in studying katydids and conserving invertebrates. His notable achievements include leading the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Laboratory at Gorongosa National Park and contributing to conservation through his acclaimed nature photography and writing
Piotr Naskrecki
Entomologist | Author | Nature Photographer
Ian Hart is the founder of EarthFIT, creator of the Relief4Life program and a recognized fitness professional. Author of the best-selling "Healing Hacks," Hart's work is featured in Entrepreneur Magazine and Men's Health. He specializes in developing transformative health and fitness programs with over 18 years in the industry.
Ian Hart
Fitness Expert | Author | Pain Relief Specialist
Kathleen Lumiere, DAOM, MAc, LAc, is a faculty member at Bastyr University, focusing on traditional Chinese medicine. She specializes in areas like oncology and electroacupuncture. Lumiere combines TCM principles with contemporary approaches to health, contributing significantly to research and education in her field​.
Kathleen Lumiere
TCM Practitioner | Oncology | Acupuncture Educator