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Outdoor sportsRecreation
8 February, 2019

The Love of Triathlons ft. Jessica Jacobs

Yesterday we sat down with Jessica Jacobs, 4x IronMan Champion, Triathlon coach extraordinaire, and one of the current leaders of this week’s RaceQuest training camp, to talk about preparations before a big race. While we were there, we also took some time to ask about her love for Triathlons, and why she finds such…
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7 February, 2019

Fiesta en La Plaza — The Guanacaste Nights Finale

Two Saturdays ago saw the finale of Guanacaste Nights, a two night event bringing Guanacaste cuisine to the forefront through the creativity of six international chefs. After a fabulous dinner on Friday night featuring six courses up at Sentido Norte, the chefs brought a festival-style touch to the event at Fiesta en la Plaza,…
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Mountain BikingOutdoor sportsRecreation
7 February, 2019

Before the Race — 2 Days to TRI Las Catalinas

With the Las Catalinas TRI coming up in just a few days, we sat down with Jessica Jacobs, a 4X Ironman Champion and one of the current ace coaches of RaceQuest (a Triathlon Training Camp currently running in town) to talk in a little bit more depth about preparations for race day. And it…
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Mountain BikingOutdoor sportsRecreationSantarena
3 January, 2019

Triathlon Training Day — A Santarena Story

It’s triathlon training day. You wake up before the sun rises, pump up your bike tires and fill your bottles for this morning's long ride. Your bike preparation complete, you and your fellow triathlon campers caravan out to the foothills of the mountains, where after a short warm up you’re climbing. As you do,…
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Mountain BikingOutdoor sportsRecreationTrailsTraining
19 July, 2018

Las Catalinas in Triathlete Magazine

Las Catalinas’ abundant natural beauty, from its scenic trails surrounded by lush tropical dry forest to its pristine beaches with the Pacific Ocean lapping at their shores, have made it a prime destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. For those with an athletic inclination, Tri Las Catalinas, Las Catalinas’ annual triathlon, provides an…
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4 July, 2018

Aquatic Academy at the Beach Club

Inspired by David Hayes’ design and executed by architect Ricardo Arosemena and interior designer Andrina Fonseca, the Las Catalinas Beach Club is a beautiful oceanside gathering spot for local and visitors to socialize, swim, exercise, and relax. Today, the club’s partnership with ConnectOcean is making it an even more exciting destination by offering environmental…
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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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Living in Las CatalinasNewsRecreation
22 February, 2016

Triathlon Day 2016

I have said it so much that you are probably tired of hearing it, but triathlon day is the best day of the year at Las Catalinas.  This year set yet another new high water mark.  We had some 400 athletes (triathlon plus teams plus open water swimmers) plus families and friends, about 1,000…
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Living in Las CatalinasMountain BikingRecreation
12 February, 2016

Trails Update and My New Favorite Place

My new favorite place and time is: these rocking chairs outside of Pura Vida Ride between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.  Pura Vida opens at 7:00 with their most excellent coffees - my case mocha.  These chairs are the natural place to gather before or after a ride, run, hike, swim, boat, snorkel, or…
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Recreation
24 August, 2015

My Fish Friend

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yr7liIk484g Several times while snorkeling at Las Catalinas, including three times last week, I have encountered one of these little fellows.  He/she is a juvenile golden trevally.  They get to be, like, huge.  But the ones I encounter are always this exact same size.  Once they find me, they will follow me forever.  They…
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