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The Return of the Scarlet Macaws

If you have ever been down to the Osa Peninsula, you will not have been able to miss the squawking rabbles of Scarlet Macaws that thrive in that area.  In Matapalo you will see their long silhouettes flying overhead or

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The Whale Song

It’s rainy season.  A magical time of lush, dense forest; thunderous storms; ponderous and unpredictable rainfalls; choirs of belching toads; incredible sunsets of orange, red and purple; and glassy, perfect waves (storms permitting).  Just when you thought that things could

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The Neighbors are Getting Tipsy

I am never adverse to a delicious glass of wine… but living at the beach in Santa Teresa, a long hot and dusty drive from the city, my expectations of finding such a thing have never been too high.  A

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Fiber Optic Arrives in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica!

Over the last few months there has been a small army of ICE operatives, working hard up in the canopy, rolling out the new Fiber Optic telecommunications system for our area.  And it is a big, ongoing job! In May

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Tales of the Tides – Art Exhibition by Sandy Mott

 If you haven’t yet passed by to see the new art exhibition at the Art & Soul Gallery, it is a MUST!  Especially, if you still have some christmas shopping to do… The new exhibition is called Tales of the

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The Aqueduct is Finally Coming!

The wait is over! The work on the much anticipated aqueduct has begun in Playa Carmen. After 3-4 years of collaborating, communicating, and cooperation among many different organizations, the project is underway. Proyectos Turbina S.A. received the public bid from AyA in December 2015. The

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children enjoying time at Aprendiendo Unidos

Aprendiendo Unidos: Non Profit Organization Helping Kids in the Community

  “…if children are given the necessary tools to succeed, they will succeed beyond their wildest dreams.”      -David Vitter, U.S. Senator Aprendiendo Unidos is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the children of the Southern Nicoya Peninsula by

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Bee Closeup

BeeKeeping in Santa Teresa!

If you love bees and you love honey you must meet the Santa Teresa BeeKeeping Group! We all know that bees are incredibly important to our planet, and that sadly their populations are on the decline all across the world.  (For more on

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Photography Exhibition in Santa Teresa – Ali Kaukas

A beautiful new photo exhibition opened last weekend at The Art & Soul Gallery in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica (located in Plaza Solar next door to Kina Surf Shop). The exhibition lasts until the end of May and features the

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Buying Property in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

What Categories of Land Exist Under Costa Rican Law?

When buying property in Costa Rica, it is important to understand the different types of properties that exist and the rules that apply to each of these. In Part One of this blog post we will provide you with a brief

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Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve

The Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve – The Facts

We are lucky to live very close to the stunningly beautiful Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, which is located on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica.  The reserve protects a myriad of animal and plant life, both on land

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Natural Building in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Natural Building Project Gets Underway in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

An exciting new Natural Building project is underway in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica and it is the first of its kind in our area.  The project, aptly named Mi Casa en El Bosque, is located at the southern end of Malpais,

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Activities in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Action-Packed Vacation in Santa Teresa Costa Rica!

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica is well-known as a great surf and yoga destination.  But there are also a ton of other fun and health-filled activities to get up to.  Here are some of our favorites…  

March Swell in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

The first two months of 2016 have flown by here at the beach, and now the March swells have arrived! The surf has been a lot of fun and everyone is smiling.   Here are some photos from one of our favorite

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Beach Bum Juicery!! – the Delicious New Addition to Santa Teresa

Summer time here in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica is hot and thirsty business.  Which is why we are very happy about the newest arrival at Plaza Kahuna – the Beach Bum Juicery! In the space of only a couple of months

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Cocktails at Sunset in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

There are so many beautiful spots to drink a cocktail and watch the sunset in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.  Here is one of our favorites – Brisas del Mar. Relax with a cocktail and enjoy some delicious appetizers while watching

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Jen Harter Photography

The Magic of Costa Rica – Photography by Jennifer Harter

As well as an abundance of sun, surf and fun, we seem to be blessed here in Santa Teresa with an abundance of talented photographers. One of the best is our very own Jennifer Harter, a home-grown Costa Rican talent.

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Photos of Santa Teresa by Scott Rinckenberger

Last year our town was lucky enough to receive a visit from photographer Scott Rinckenberger.  Scott is an amazing photographer.  Once a professional extreme skier, he is more accustomed to producing beautiful images of dramatic mountain landscapes than of tropical

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