Guanacaste Day!! July 25 Annexation

The Annexation of Guanacaste Day, celebrated on July 25, commemorates the annexation of the province of Guanacaste of Costa Rica in 1824 and celebrates Costa Rica’s core value of democracy. The real History: The meaning of the name of the celebration Annexation of Guanacaste Day is self-explanatory. This celebration occurs and originated in Liberia, which …

Discover 10 Exotic Fruits From Costa Rica

May and June is the month of bloom. It’s the peak of nature’s regrowth and healing. Along with Mother Nature’s recovery process, it also spells good tidings for crops, fruits and veggies. If you have been doing your own shopping, you might think that you have already seen most of the fruits available in the …

September 15th, Costa Rica´s Independence Day

Costa Rica is celebrating its Bicentenary of Independence in 2021. After signing the 1821 Act of Independence, the country has been characterized from the start for its clear institutional vocation. Costa Rica is a country very proud of its heritage and highly conscientious about instilling this pride in their children from an early age. No …

Frijolar Beach : a black pebble beach

Have you ever seen a beach with black sand? Because of the product of lava deposits from the country’s more than 50 volcanoes, you’ll find black sand beaches in Costa Rica. One of this beach is Playa Frijolar , located on the south coast of Guanacaste Province. An amazing place near the small town of …

Costa Rica National Tree

On June 15, Costa Rica celebrates the “Día del Árbol,” or Day of the Tree. Our namesake tree, and Costa Rica’s national tree, the Guanacaste, Enterolobium cyclocarpum, is pretty close to our hearts. Its name comes from the Nahuatl word “quauhnacaztli”, meaning “tree of ears” because its seeds look like human ears.  It thrives in the …

Chorotega Indigenous Pottery

Chorotega Pottery  is very  important part of our culture in Guanacaste for  being an ancient tradition that was learned from our ancestors The Chorotegas Indigenous. The  salient potteries are produced by Guaitil residents of Santa Cruz and San Vicente of Nicoya . Guaitil is a Chorotega indigenous village, named for the dye-giving Guaitil tree and …

Everything You Need to Know About the Annexation of Guanacaste to Costa Rica

The Annexation of Guanacaste is celebrated on July 25th where commemorates the annexation of the province of Guanacaste from Nicaragua in 1824 and celebrates Costa Rica’s core value of democracy. Guanacaste is one of the seven provinces of Costa Rica, covering the northwest region of the country. The coastal area of Guanacaste is often referred …

Ready for Wild Felines in Costa Rica?

Las Pumas Zoo: These splendid beasts are easily seen at the Las Pumas Zoo outside Cañas, where injured and orphaned cats are nursed back to health and/or prepared for a second life in the wild

Cocobolo Beach Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

Cocobolo Beach boutique hotel is a hotel located in one of the most Beautiful beaches in Guanacaste on the North Pacific side of Costa Rica. The hotel features elegance and exclusive suits situated on a stunningly beautiful bay in the fishing village of San Juanillo. . Tastefully decorated rooms in understated elegance and harmonious colors that will soothe …