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Living in Las Catalinas
16 January, 2018

The Daily. Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

A link to Travel & Leisure.  They are directing people to some great travel deals. Make your way down for a visit!  The video they show was made mostly in Las Catalinas, very cool to see.  
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Daily ReportLiving in Las Catalinas
2 January, 2018

The Daily. Tuesday, January 2nd, 2017

Interior ceiling treatment on #15 Punta Penca. With everyone leaving their year end holiday and going back home, it is time to get our construction efforts back to work.  We have most of the crew arriving tonight and through the weekend.  
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Living in Las Catalinas
22 December, 2017

The Daily. Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Low tide is in the middle of the day today and tomorrow. Beach days are perfect when the tide is low.  It is great for walking around and exploring tide pools, going along the rocks to Dantita,  or joining a pickup game of football on the beach.  See you out there!
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Daily ReportLiving in Las Catalinas
23 November, 2017

The Daily. Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Turns out that being at Las Catalinas for the U.S. Thanksgiving is a great choice.  The weather is near perfect, and spending time with friends and family is so easy. Today we have sun with some light clouds, calm seas, and a gentle breeze.  The monkeys are down near the restaurant.  They will spend…
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Living in Las Catalinas
24 October, 2017

Happiness in Costa Rica

Credit to Rich Roe for pointing out this fascinating National Geographic article about happiness.  It focuses on three of the countries that consistently end up on top of rankings of the happiest countries: Costa Rica, Denmark, and Singapore. The author says Costa Rica " is not only Latin America’s happiest; it’s also where people…
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Daily ReportLiving in Las Catalinas
16 October, 2017

The Daily, Rain from Nate, and More

(Note: this update was sent to LC newsletter supscribers on Oct. 13) Dear Friend of Las Catalinas, I have news on the following topics for you today: The Daily - our new daily publication Tropical Storm Nate Completion of Plaza Carlota Pura Vida Ride expansion and new sales offices at Plaza Danta The Daily -…
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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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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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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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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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