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 …

San Juanillo Beach : A Hidden Paradise

The beaches in Costa Rica have long been one of the best-kept secrets of Central America, but since then the countries coastal areas are now becoming more well known. There are beautiful beaches everywhere in Costa Rica, there is one particularly beach in Guanacaste that is extremely popular, San Juanillo Beach, this Hidden Jewel beach …

Life by the sea is more delightful

For many year that I have been living in the beach I’ve realize that I can’t go anywhere without a picture in my mind of my home town. Live in the beach is not just a living style -except for those that are not local-, for me is a grateful experience . So Just I …

Los Coyotes

One of the most interesting places to visit in the area of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste is Los Coyotes , a beautiful nature river pond. Nothing like rural tourism, with this tour you will walk through paths until you reach the beautiful hidden river where you can enjoy the crystal clear water of the river and then …

Pablo Presbere Rebellion

In September 28,  1709, an uprising of indigenous groups led by Pablo Presbere known as “Pa Blu” or  “Rey Lapa” killed a number of Spanish in the mountains of the Talamanca region of Southern Costa Rica. Including also f the friars Pablo de Rebullida and Antonio de Andrade . This group of indigenous with 10 soldiers and …