Beach cleaning starts at home

90 children from Leon’s local school, spent the morning cleaning their gorgeous beach from various plastics to old shoes washed up from the sea. It was great fun but more importantly, Photo0021showed the children that keeeping rubbish off the beaches is extremely important. To read more about the local programme in place to keep rubbish off our beaches, go to

Santa Teresa is officially the best beach in Central & South America

The secret that is the Nicoya Peninsula, specifically its beaches in Manzanillo and Santa Teresa, may be no more. Trip Advisor’s 2010 travelers choice awards puts Santa Teresa beach, just up the road from Casa Vista at the number one spot for the entire of Central and South America. Click here for more details….and come and stay with us to see for yourselves.

The key to living longer

Did you know the Nicoya Peninsula is one of only a few Blue zones in the world? Well now you do. They are places in the world where people live longer and healthier than anywhere else on earth. I know that I am living my life with more balance and I have even lost over 15lbs since arriving here. Now if that isn’t a living breathing blue zone example, then I don’t know what is. If you need to know more about Blue Zones, click here. Not only is this place better for your health, it’s better for the planets health. Happy Earth day and click hereto read about traveling greener.