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The Best Surf Spots

NET-A-PORTER, one of our favorite online luxury fashion magazines, featured Florblanca in a travel feature on 5 of the Best Surf Spots.  Calling her picks “wild surf havens,” NET-A-PORTER editor Catherine Fairweather chose beach destinations around the world including our very own Santa Teresa, Costa Rica; Lisbon, Portugal; Essaouira, Morocco; Puerto Escondido, Mexico; and Santa Barbara, California.

Catherine journeyed to Florblanca last spring to explore the local life of Santa Teresa. She and her team wanted to get a taste of the real Costa Rica while checking out the very best luxury accommodation in the area. They spent time enjoying the rustic beauty of Playa Santa Teresa, taking in the magic of every sunset, and enjoying our signature mojitos at Nectar.

Her trip turned into a stunning 7 page spread on Santa Teresa in their print magazine, Porter, and a piece we are very honored to be a part of.  Santa Teresa strikes a unique balance between authentically rustic and high-end luxurious.  The Porter writers, editors, and photographers beautifully captured the local vibe, attributing our laid-back lifestyle and under-the-radar visibility to why so many A-listers make homes here.

When it came to choosing the 5 best surf surf spots around the world for Catherine’s “The Edit,” Santa Teresa made the cut with a photo of the beach right in front of Florblanca. And, Catherine’s insider tip on where to stay is our one and only Surf House.

Thank you for visiting Santa Teresa, Porter Magazine.  You’ve done it beautiful justice in your pages.

Where We Belong

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Where We Belong – Cody

“Costa Rica has taught me that happiness comes in the simplest of moments” Costa Rica is a vast and wild place, with beauty in the freedom and energy of the land and its culture. Cody has found her life here, embracing Costa Rica in all its wildness and finding joy in nature, in her community, […]

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Beginner’s Mind

Yoga, for me, is a mix between science and heart ~ Stefano Costa Rica is a special place to practice yoga.  We have a beautiful and natural landscape, a culture that embraces community, and visitors from around the globe who bring their unique worldview. The shala at Florblanca is our favorite place for yoga in […]

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Warmth and Light

Pura vida means everything to Costa Ricans. It’s how life is. As a team, we work together to create an environment of service to our guests.  We want everyone to have the experience they’re looking for, whether that’s rest and relaxation or exciting adventures (or both!), and we strive to make every experience special. No […]

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Balance & Connection

For me, Pilates is my life. Our vision at Florblanca is to create a haven for our community and our guests that provides whatever outlet you’re seeking for health, wellness, and rejuvenation.  We offer daily yoga and Pilates in a gorgeous, unique, and inspiring environment.  Spa Bambu is here for refreshing the body and skin […]