(Note: this was sent to our newsletter list subscribers on August 28, 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
“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.”
Wood is a noble material distinctive of the Colonial architecture style that furnishes the Tropical Americas. It’s featured in decor accents, furniture, floors, and balconies, adding a warm, natural touch to designs and buildings. At Las Catalinas, in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica, wood is a ...
Credit to owner in Las Catalinas 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.
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 ...
"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.
(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 that is ...
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.
Here is a great article about riding, eating, drinking coffee, and doing yoga at Las Catalinas. Published in Peloton Magazine, a beautiful cycling magazine.
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.