The Guanacaste Guide to Business and Real Estate

Costa Rica: An Incredible Historical Past

A few days ago, it was learned that through laser mapping, studies and excavations, coordinated by the archaeologist Yahaira Núñez and the geologist Paulo Ruiz, from the University of Costa Rica (UCR), together with other researchers, a so-called indigenous town,...

Kingdom of Nicoya

Kingdom of Nicoya

Archaeological Site On Irazu Volcano still a Wonder to researchers

Numerous stone and organic objects were discovered, such as drums, wooden sticks, and a fragment of cotton fabric, due to a landslide near the Pavas stream. This year marks the 70th anniversary of this exceptional discovery, and a new interinstitutional and...

As we Disconnect From Nature: Modern Society Pales

Since the 1950s, research suggests, we have become more and more distanced from nature and its life-giving benefits. BY SELIN KESEBIR, PELIN KESEBIR | SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 It’s hard to overstate how much good nature does for our well-being: Study after study documents...

How to Heal in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Wouldn’t you like to visit the Happiest Place in the World?Just last year Costa Rica nabbed that coveted title based on its ability to deliver long, happy and sustainable lives to its residents. With high life-expectancy rates and low cancer rates, the people of Costa...

Disconnect and recharge with world-class yoga, spas and surfing

With tropical rainforests, an abundance of wildlife and pristine beaches, it's no wonder that eco-pioneering Costa Rica has been recognized as one of the happiest and most peaceful countries in the world. Locals really do live by the phrase 'Pura Vida' (Pure Life or...

7 Fantastic Wellness Retreats in Costa Rica

The growing emphasis on health and wellness in today’s culture has created a demand for wellness escapes everywhere. The laid-back ambiance and exotic beauty of Costa Rica have made it a top contender among international wellness destinations. A generally happy people...

The Complete Guide to Planning Your Perfect Playa Flamingo Costa Rica Vacation

Editor's Top Picks for Playa Flamingo Costa Rica    1. Welcome to Paradise: An Introduction to Playa Flamingo Are you dreaming of a tropical getaway filled with sun, sand, and sea? Look no further than Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica! This...

Exploring Southern Guanacaste

Exploring Southern Guanacaste’s beaches, taking a walk on the wild side

Bitchin Beach Days, Tamarindo Beach

Tamarindo was my Friday escape usually just to walk the beaches, grab sushi at el Vaquero, or maybe a nice French wine at el cocodrillo

Featured Agency Listings.

Oceanfront Lot in Playa Avellanas for Sale $399k

This amazing and unique oceanfront lot measures just under 1 acre (3,429 m2) and is direct oceanfront in Avellanas beach, just down the road from the famous Lola’s Restaurant. Located 1 hour 15 minutes from the Liberia international airport and only 20 minutes from Tamarindo beach.

One of a kind Flamingo Penthouse

Offered by Krain Real Estate

12 bed compound steps to Tamarindo 1.3 million

Tamarindo has all the amenities of a Costa Rican beach town: Sea, surf, sand and fun.  It is the ideal place for honeymoons and weddings, couples, singles and families, and it's wonderfully suited to Eco-adventures. 

Offered by Lindsey Cantillo and Summer Coast Properties

Pacific Garden Villas

Potrero-Several options close to beach from the high 200'sPool and BBQ area,  private parking.
Gated condos. 

Offered by alonso Lara Properties

For Sale by Owner

Playa Marbella 5.7 Acre Oceanview building lot $240k

Suitable for your wellness retreat or multiple homes

200 meters of Grande highway frontage $1.6 million

36 lot development possibility on 10 acres 2 kilometers to Playa Grande & Tamarindo beaches.5 minutes to 2 of the best American schools in CR

Estate sized building lot playa Grande $245k

Long private entance and 0 road frontage make for the perfect private family villa. 5 minutes to 2 of the best American schools in CR

Add your liting in this featured space

For Sale by owner listings get our attention and receive a lot of attention from our readers so we push them hard



Flamingo Marina Accepting Slip Reservations

Flamingo Marina Accepting Slip Reservations

Commercial & Residential opportunities available   Slip Reservations Now Open! Have you reserved your spot in paradise at Costa Rica's newest Full Service Marina? Contact or Call 1-833 MF-YACHT today to secure your preferred...

Tamarindo Directory

Tamarindo Directory

 Let’s assume that your beach adventure is beginning in Tamarindo. You will not have to go far to explore some very cool hideaways within walking distance from Tamarindo beach. From there we will work our way farther afield and get into some serious exploration and some truly wondrous and beautiful finds only a modest drive  or scooter ride from Tamarindo.






Eco Travel

10 national parks One World Heritage Site

Guanacaste alone has 10 national parks, one that sweeps almost the breadth of the country in a stunning display of ecological initiative

A Message From Our Editor

“Costa Rica is the most ecologically progressive country in the world having become a leader by example. Walking the talk . Costa Rica has achieved its leadership role by setting aside 23.4% of its geography  to preseves and national parks. Hands down the highest percentage in the world and making Costa Rica a conservation leader”

Rodgers H Bestgen Jr


A few of our favorite Hotels


Sunset Shack Playa Guiones

The Grateful Hotel Playa Grande

Hotel Arco Iris Tamarindo

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