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5 Beautiful Blues of Costa Rica

Blue is a favorite color for most people especially as it conjures up images of the wide-open skies and the sun-kissed oceans.  It has other significances like peace, serenity, stability, inspiration, and the like to do things its own way too. It also means independent and more of a leader than a follower.  For all...
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Which word is music to our ears for tourism in Costa Rica?

Enchanting Hotels of Costa Rica is not only an exclusive group of eco-luxury boutique hotels located in the most beautiful corners of Costa Rica, it also offers Enchanting Experiences with the best adventure activities in the best spots.  It is of no surprise that these ensembles of tourism-focused amazing hotels and tours are excited that...
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5 “Under the Radar” Dream Vacation Destinations in Costa Rica.

For different reasons, some destinations reach fame over others. They are beautiful, interesting, exciting and development occurs accordingly.  This is part of growing up and being the popular “tourist destination” kid on the block and in Costa Rica, there are many stand out places that are bucket list definites.  Others remain just under the radar...
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How to love in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is amazing in many ways because more than just a country, it is a concept that consistently shines brightly and leads the pack in such diverse capacities. While it is maybe best known for eco-tourism and its biodiversity, this little country has a remarkable way of showing the way life can be lived...
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Discover how Costa Rica prepares for recovery!

Yet again, Costa Rica is a shining light in a moment that the world is looking for optimism and success stories.  After months of relative darkness and drastic isolation measures, countries, communities, hospitals, and people that have shown strength, success and shared messages of hope and recovery are welcoming and embraced!  Discover how Costa Rica...
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5 Great Things to do in Santa Teresa as well as yoga and surf!

While many visitors to Santa Teresa are attracted to this amazing little corner of the world for its fantastic waves for surfing and yoga, it is also a great place to do lots of adventure and close to nature activities that fill the days with contrasts of the sun on the beach with fun to...
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Here is to a healthier 2020 at Pranamar Villas in Santa Teresa

What better way to start of 2020 than dedicating time to you, your inner-peace and creating a path towards a healthier life for your body, soul and mind.  As the worldwide trend in wellness travel continues to flourish, it is the perfect time to bring Santa Teresa Beach in beautiful Costa Rica into the limelight...
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Santa Teresa is a wellness experience in Paradise

Welcome to Pranamar Retreat on Santa Teresa Beach in beautiful Costa Rica for a wellness experience in paradise. Wellness tourism is when your vacation is dedicated to your health and well-being.   This translates to days of relaxation, fresh, healthy food, spa treatments, walks along the beach, some spiritual and creative enlightening and living new experiences...
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Come to Santa Teresa for your vacation! Here are 5 motivations!

With so many options to choose from when it comes to deciding where to escape from the cold winter to the endless summers, we would like to invite you to beautiful Costa Rica!  We will take you to the far southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula where you will find one of the most beautiful...
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Surfing in Santa Teresa and Malpais Costa Rica

A chill vibe and hot surfing in Malpais Costa Rica

When you visit Malpais Costa Rica, on the southern Nicoya Peninsula, be prepared to relax and unwind. This area of the country is so laid-back, that when you’re there it feels as if you’ve left the rest of the world off somewhere else, vaguely in the background. And that’s a good thing. Besides being simply...
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What to do in Santa Teresa?

Santa Teresa is a beach on the Nicoya Peninsula best know for its beaches and surfing, but what else is there to do there? Activities in the area range from the adventurous to the relaxed.  Renting an ATV  or going on a horseback tour are both good options to explore the beaches, rivers and mountains...
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How to give back while traveling to Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Many vacationers want to give back while traveling to the communities they visit. In Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, two top hotels share a heartfelt initiative that makes it easy for their guests to feel good about supporting the community there. Hotel Tropico Latino and Florblanca Hotel implement the “$5 Check Out Program” that allows their...
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Why you should make your next vacation in 2016 a surf yoga retreat in Costa Rica

If learning to surf is on your life wish list and you enjoy yoga – or vice versa – it’s time to make your next vacation in 2016 a surfing and yoga retreat in Costa Rica. From the rush of catching your first wave to the complete blissful relaxation of yoga on the beach at...
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Smoothies at Buddha Eyes Restaurant , Pranamar Villas, Costa Rica

8 Super healthy smoothies from Pranamar Villas in Costa Rica

Healthy fruit and vegetable smoothies are awesome liquid fuel for your body. Smoothies provide important vitamins and minerals from nutritious ingredients like fresh fruit, raw vegetables, Maca Root, chia seeds, protein powder, spirulina and coconut oil. Start your morning, or have an afternoon snack, with one of these quick, delicious and healthy blended smoothie drink...
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Visit the beautiful Montezuma Waterfalls in Costa Rica

A fun day trip from Hotel Tropico Latino in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica is to visit the Montezuma waterfalls. It is an easy 40-minute drive from Santa Teresa to get to the picturesque beach village of Montezuma on the southeastern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. The bohemian, artsy community is known for its beautiful beaches,...
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10 Yoga Stretches for Travel to Help Relieve Back Pain

Whether you are traveling for a couple of days, a few weeks, or even months, all of that sitting, standing, carrying and hefting luggage does a number on your body and especially your back and neck. You may even have been suffering from back and neck pain before your trip from stress, tension, overworking, etc....
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Yoga instructor Nancy Goodfellow at Pranamar Villas on Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica

Go for a yoga retreat in Santa Teresa Costa Rica in 2016

Yoga retreats at Pranamar Oceanfront Villas & Yoga Retreat, on award-winning Santa Teresa Beach in Costa Rica, draw people from all over the world. So do Pranamar Villas’ daily yoga classes with popular instructor and Pranamar yoga director, Nancy Goodfellow. Now Nancy will be holding two inspirational Costa Rica yoga retreats, called “Embracing Totality”, at...
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Plenty of fun things to do in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Being right on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, with warm Pacific Ocean, uncrowded white sand and shady palm trees, you may never want to leave your hammock or cushy lounge chair. However, there is a lot going on in this region of the southern Nicoya Peninsula,...
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U.S. cellist Justin Koga to perform in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

U.S. prodigy cellist to perform benefit concert at Pranamar Villas in Costa Rica

For Southern California cellist Justin Koga, the youth orchestra at the School of Music in Cobano, Costa Rica, is not only a continent away from his home in Orange County, but a world away. Yet this is the second year the highly accomplished 16-year-old prodigy cellist has volunteered with the school in the small rural...
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Buddha Eyes Restaurant at Pranamar Villas in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Santa Teresa Costa Rica restaurant masters fresh, novel cuisine

It’s a simple recipe: Fresh, good food. The Buddha Eyes Restaurant at Pranamar Oceanfront Villas & Yoga Retreat in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica has that recipe down to perfection. Now it’s even better. Known in the popular beach town for its fresh, healthy, innovative cuisine, Buddha Eyes Restaurant recently changed its dinner menu to bring...
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Playa Guiones beach in Nosara, Costa Rica

Fascinating history of Nosara Costa Rica reveals unusual beginning

The history of a place can tell you a lot about its people, culture and environment, and what makes everything tick. In the case of Nosara, Costa Rica, its unusual and unlikely history strongly influenced how the area developed and how its communities live and thrive today. Nosara, and its beaches of Playa Guiones, Playa...
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Costa Rica Surfing Team 2015 world champions, photo by Alfredo Barquero

Costa Rica celebrates International Surfing Day as world champions

Costa Rica is celebrating International Surfing Day on June 20 big this year. Costa Rica’s surfing “dream team” made national history on June 7 when they were crowned 2015 World Surfing Champions. Costa Rica’s team won the overall gold medal in the International Surfing Association (ISA) 2015 World Surfing Games held at Playa Popoyo, Nicaragua, competing...
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Eco-friendly hotels in Costa Rica

Make your stay in Nosara Costa Rica eco-friendly at L’acqua Viva Resort

Eco-friendly travel and sustainable tourism are some of the top buzzwords today in the travel and tourism industry worldwide. “Go Green” is the slogan you hear most often nowadays. Planet-conscientious travelers are more frequently seeking out eco-friendly lodging wherever they travel. In ecotourism hotspot Costa Rica, L’acqua Viva Resort & Spa is a leading eco-friendly...
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The swimming pool in the ocean at Santa Teresa Costa Rica

I slipped from the rocks into the cool placid water, refreshing even at 7:00 a.m. compared to the heat and humidity beginning to rise from the beach and rainforest. I couldn’t believe how clear and still the water was, especially when big, frothing waves pounded only a dozen or so yards away. I was swimming...
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