Tamarindo, Guanacaste

Saving Dolphins When Not Selling Real Estate

As Keith was walking the dogs, he noticed something rather large flapping about 100 meters in front of him. At first, he thought it was a regular fish. As he ran, with the dogs in tow, he realized it was a dolphin that had beached herself.

Volunteering in Costa Rica: You can make a difference.

I had always imagined that I would volunteer in Costa Rica. When I had first arrived, all my time was taken up with the unpacking, organizing and getting all the ‘typical’ Costa Rica things out of the way.

Costa Rica’s Newest Marina – Flamingo marina contract awarded.

In March, there were four companies that were still in the running to bid for the Flamingo Marina. Of those four companies, only two of them actually fulfilled the requisites set by the municipality of Santa Cruz.

Costa Rica Build Your Own Home Horror Story – Shocking photos

For those who plan to build your own home in Costa Rica, for those who thought that something like this could not happen to you, or those of you who wonder what your legal recourses are in Costa Rica, I dedicate this story of a retired couple from the USA building their retirement home in Costa Rica to you.

Costa Rica Schools. Education at the beach

Fast forward to 2007. Country Day School has invested some $2 million in a new facility which just opened for business. The former facility will now be used as commercial office spaces. The new school will be able to accommodate about 360 students, and although only about 160 students are expected to enroll this year…

Costa Rica Real Estate Investments – Who’s investing in Guanacaste’s “Gold Coast?”

The grocery stores are just an inkling of what’s to come along Guanacaste’s ‘gold coast’, as it is often called. There are two major commercial centers sprouting up on the Huacas/Conchal intersections that are slated to open next month and next year respectively with over eighty units total.

Flamingo Marina Project Update – July 2007

The Flamingo Marina project is in full swing. Recently, because of a conflict of interest, the counsel in charge of choosing who will get the concession to build and operate the future Flamingo Marina stepped down.

Improving Roads in Guanacaste – Part II

The roads continue to improve in Guanacaste! Ordinarily I am not happy to be stuck in traffic, but it’s fine by me if the the delay is due to road construction.

Costa Rica Marinas – Flamingo Marina back on track.

The long awaited Flamingo Marina is back on track after the municipality of Santa Cruz voted to halt the process of awarding a concession to rebuild and operate the marina four months ago.