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Living in Las CatalinasMountain BikingUncategorized
6 June, 2017

Happy Anniversary, Pura Vida Ride!

We have just passed the sixth anniversary of the opening of Pura Vida Ride, our wonderful outfitter/bike shop/boutique/coffee shop/general store.  Happy Anniversary, Pura Vida Ride!  You have been a huge contributor to our town since the very beginning.  Your opening date in 2011 also pretty well marks the beginning of Las Catalinas being up…
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Announcements
20 March, 2017

Critical Mass and Goals Met

"The town will make the setting more beautiful. And the setting will make the town more beautiful. This is truly how it ought to be." - Las Catalinas unveiling presentation, March 2010. Long ago we dedicated ourselves to a goal of having 100 properties sold and six retail businesses operating in our town.  We…
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EventsLiving in Las CatalinasMountain BikingNews
28 February, 2017

“The Best Off-road Triathlon in the World”

  This year's triathlon was the best ever, by far.  From the moonlit preparations for the swim, to the triathlon itself, to the open water swim events, to the afternoon kids races, to the evening awards ceremony, it was a magical day.  The video above captures it very well. Thanks to the Guanaride team…
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Mountain BikingPress
18 January, 2017

Peloton Magazine on Las Catalinas

Here is a great article about riding, eating, drinking coffee, and doing yoga at Las Catalinas. Published in Peloton Magazine, a beautiful cycling magazine. Las Catalinas, Peloton Magazine
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Announcements
17 January, 2017

Las Catalinas State of the Union, January 2017

(This went out as a newsletter to our Las Catalinas mailing list today) Dear Friend of Las Catalinas, In the past year I think many of us at Las Catalinas have begun to more greatly appreciate the importance of what we are doing.  Our purpose is to create a better way to live, one…
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Living in Las CatalinasLocal Area
16 December, 2016

Dry Season Has Arrived

The rainy season ended on Monday. It rained for several hours that day, ending around 4:30 pm Costa Rica time (which is 6:30 Las Catalinas Time, but I'm not getting into that). Tuesday was sort of a transition day, Wednesday the easterly Papagayo Wind began to blow gently, and by Thursday it was really feeling…
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Announcements
6 December, 2016

Fiber-optic Connection Arrives in Las Catalinas

Las Catalinas is now connected to the internet via fiber-optic cable.  CoopeGuanacaste, a local electricity and telecom provider, recently installed fiber-optic cabling into Las Catalinas, and this fiber is now the primary backbone of our internet service.  We continue to maintain connections with other providers for redundancy to ensure consistent internet up-time. We are…
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Announcements
2 December, 2016

Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas Opening in February!

I'm happy to say that another big milestone for Las Catalinas is approaching, the opening of our town's first hotel!  Casa Chameleon at Las Catalinas announced yesterday that they will be opening in February, in time for our Las Catalinas Triathlon weekend of February 11 and 12. It is hard to exaggerate how dramatic…
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AnnouncementsLiving in Las Catalinas
13 October, 2016

Creating a Better Way to Live

(This post was sent as an newsletter to the Las Catalinas mailing list today.) Dear Friend of Las Catalinas, Las Catalinas exists to help create a better way to live.   I'd like to talk about what this means and share some new thoughts  about  the values of our town. We think the way…
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AnnouncementsLiving in Las CatalinasRecreation
18 August, 2016

Go Leo Go!

In less than an hour our good friend Leonardo Chacon will be representing Costa Rica in his Olympic Triathlon race.  Over the last few weeks it has been an honor and great pleasure to have Leo and two fellow triathlon Olympians from Hungary do their final training and preparation at Las Catalinas.  Leo's determination,…
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