Well, this is new to me – I know Soccer is huge there, and now we have a small piece of frozen Canadiana in the Land of Pura Vida: Heredia Costa Rica Hockey Maybe there’s another stroy in the making similar to Jamaican bod sled team.
Invitation from the Reserva Playa Tortuga: We would like to invite you to participate in our SEA TURTLE FESTIVAL on Saturday, November 28th at Playa Ventanas (click for map), from 9:00 am until 04:00 pm. It will provide an opportunity for the Reserva to promote a culture that provides protection and a healthy environment for […]
Dole Video shows the harvesting and packing of one of Costa Rica’s major agricultural exports – bananas!
With winter still hanging on, it’s a great time to plan your summer vacation escape. Vacationers usually connect “going south” with “escape winter”, yet one of the great getaway opportunities is to plan a summer vacation to Costa Rica. If you are thinking it might be too hot, think again. Being so close to the […]
We are enhancing our restaurant reviews and recommendations with videos! We’ve got two of restaurants posted so far Exotica featuring French Cuisine and Citrus featuring Mediterranean Fusion – you’ll find them both on our Video Page, along with other videos featuring the Villa and local attractions.
Yet another hidden gem in the southern zone of Costa Rica, Ylang Ylang Restaurant is perched on a ridge above the Pacific Ocean. This small exquisite open air restaurant offers a lovely ocean view. It is worth going early to watch the sunset from this vantage point. This intimate setting is a remarkable place to experience […]
Another hidden jewel in Southern Pacific Costa Rica, Citrus Restaurant is tucked away off the road in Ojochal on a river bank. This sophisticated restaurant is immediately inviting, with its upscale decor and garden patio with twinkling lights in the trees by the river. A diverse menu of Mediterranean Fusion cuisine with Moroccan inspired dishes is all […]
We’ve updated and expanded the video tour of Villa Mariposa, our mountain-side villa overlooking the south pacific ocean. Maps showing this South costa rica villa vacation location, nearby beaches and expanded visuals of the views. Video Link
Attention Villa Mariposa Guests! A culinary experience not to be missed is dinner at Exotica Restaurant. We highly recommend this fabulous restaurant that serves a fusion of international fare with a French accent. This is a foodie experience to please even the most discerning of world travelers. The ambiance is magical and you will be […]
After breakfast we backed up to Jaco to buy bulk supplies at the Maxi Bodega (kind of like a mini Price Club) then headed south towards Uvita and Ojochal. The highway was in great condition, and it was smooth sailing to Uvita, where we stopped off to say hello to our friends at the Dome […]