Tamarindo, Guanacaste

La Arribada “The Arrival” of the Olive Ridley Turtles to Ostional

The famous “Arribada” or arrival, is a must-see event. It’s truly an event that leaves you in awe. There is something magical about seeing the massive arrival of the Olive Ridley turtles to Ostional Beach scurrying in desperation to lay their eggs and then head back off to sea as quickly as they arrived… in a flash.

Costa Rica Slang. Top 15 Tico Sayings.

This is an article dedicated to my personal top 15. I actually started with 10, but they grew thanks to my family and friends who added to the list. If you want to really understand what people say here, you have got to learn the Costa Rican slang (or pachuco).

Top Private Schools in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Their philosophy revolves around developing peace within the self, the family, the community and the world. La Paz is one of the most elite schools in the area, located in Playa Flamingo, just 20 minutes from Tamarindo and a little over an hour from Liberia international airport.

Walk To The Beach Home For Sale Near Tamarindo. Villa Iguana #1. US$179,000

Located a short 5 minute walk to the white pristine sands of Playa Blanca and situated in the charming beach community of Playa Junquillal which has “La Bandera Azul”, the ecological blue flag award for being one of the cleanest beach communities on the coast line.

Playa Junquillal Beach Home For Sale For Only US$229,000. ‘Casa Linda’ is a unique titled property just steps from a Blue Flag beach.

Casa Linda is a unique Titled Oceanside property that boasts 3 bedroom 2.5 baths and 1,577 square feet of well-constructed, very spacious living space.

10 Fun Outdoor Activities in Tamarindo

If you didn’t come with your own equipment, no worries. You can rent/buy some at most local surf shops, supermarkets, or adventure companies.

My Costa Rica Citizenship Story

In most cases, getting Citizenship in Costa Rica is a lengthy process of which you have to have lots of patience for. My story is no exception. Although i have one parent who is a Costa Rican citizen (My Mother), getting my citizenship took 4 years and endured ‘law changes’.

Luxury 3 Bedroom Golf Course Home For Sale In Reserva Conchal US$999,000 – Nets $45,000 per year.

Welcome home! This beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath luxury home is located in the exclusive Reserva Conchal Golf & Beach Resort located under one hour from the Liberia International Airport and only 20 minutes from Tamarindo and 5 minutes from Flamingo Beach.

Weekend Getaway in Punta Leona on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica

Punta Leona is an exclusive community that borders a 750 acre nature conservancy, located an hour west of San Jose and just 15 minutes north of Jaco. The conservancy was created almost 30 years ago and serves as an important centre for the study of local animals and birds.

Amazing 1 Acre Ocean View Lot For Sale –Hear and see the Ocean. Offered under market value for US$199,000.

This ocean view lot is truly a one-of-a-kind lot. Located very close to the ocean, just a couple hundred meters from the surf with spectacular awe-inspiring sunset views and views of the Catalina Islands and Playa Flamingo in the distance.

Faroles: A festival of lights to honour Costa Rica’s Independence Day.

Faroles is Spanish for lanterns — more specifically, handmade lanterns made of colorful cardboard or paper with a dainty little candle set inside. Each year in September, these lamps become the single most important symbol of sovereignty and freedom in all of Central America. But why?

Costa Rica’s Independence Day – 15th September: Culture and Traditions Explained 

It seems a little weird that Costa Rica’s Independence Day falls on September 15 — the exact same day as Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala’s Dia de Independencia. However, it’s no coincidence that Costa Rica shares its special day with the rest of Central America. Here’s why:

Ceviche in Costa Rica, How Is It Prepared?

There is nothing more refreshing on a hot afternoon at the beach than an ice cold beer and a ceviche. Costa Ricans a long standing tradition of finding a beachside bar, sticking their feet in the sand and enjoying this delicious, healthy boca (appetizer).

Ocean View Luxury Home For Sale in Flamingo Beach.  Villa Mar Vista is a super secure home (and investment) at US$895,000

This Oceanview Residence features 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 3600 SF and has a private Infinity edge Pool, a Great Room as well as a two-Car Garage. The home sits on a 1.25 acre lot and is sold fully furnished and turn-key!

Spacious and Luxurious 4 Bedroom Ocean View Penthouse For Sale in Tamarindo with Proven Rental Income US$1,299,000

This is the largest penthouse condo in all of the Diria Resort! This property is an end unit, therefore offering the most privacy. There are ocean views from almost every room on both floors. Extensive balconies, with plenty of outdoor seating. Professionally decorated with all high-end furnishings–no expense was spared.