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Living in Las Catalinas
25 January, 2018

Hanging Around Plaza Danta Makes You Healthy

Increasingly my favorite thing about Las Catalinas is the unplanned causal interactions I have with the people there.  I find myself wandering around town just to see who I'll bump into.  There is something about it that just feels so good, and for me it happens more and better at Las Catalinas than it…
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ArchitecturePlanning
18 December, 2017

Ricardo Arosemena from Arosemena and Soundy Arquitectos, Panama City

“We aspire to create architecture that complements its context as opposed to disrupting it, architecture that is rational, beautiful and will last for a very long time.” Architect Ricardo Arosemana, of Arosemena & Soundy Arquitectos in Panama, played a pivotal role in the look and landscape of Las Catalinas. Ricardo and his team embraced…
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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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CraftsmanshipInteriors
22 October, 2017

Made in Las Catalinas: The Woodshop

There’s no better way to make a house a home in Las Catalinas than by creating bespoke handcrafted furnishings at the community’s on-site Woodshop. Here residents can have one-of-a-kind fixtures designed and built by skilled carpenters using some of Costa Rica’s finest reforested wood. Filled with the smell of fresh sawdust and populated by…
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Press
11 September, 2017

Las Catalinas on the Cover of Travel and Leisure!

Yes, that is our very own swim dock on the cover of Travel and Leisure Magazine, along with many nice mentions in the article itself, which is by Adam Leith Gollner. Brian Funcik and Estafania Pignani on the cover!  Esteban Vargas ("hyperfit!") of Pura Vida Ride and our architect Juan Carlos Avelar quoted extensively!…
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Announcements
11 September, 2017

Las Catalinas State of the Union August, 2017

Dear Friend of Las Catalinas, It is too long since I have shared a State of the Union with you!  Today's topics include: Raving about summer in Las Catalinas Growth of our town Push for full-time residents
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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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