4 years ago

Guest Spotlight: Teri & Tom

  Our guests are the center of our world.  They are the reason we work so hard and put so much thought and effort into everything we do here at Florblanca. Providing that special, unforgettable experience for our guests is the most important mission for us.  That’s why when our guests show appreciation in any […]

7 years ago

Life in the Moment

Happiness, knowledge, not in another place, but this place—not for another hour, but this hour ~ Walt Whitman Throughout his 64 years, Allen has experienced pure love and happiness in his family, fulfillment in his faith, and the insight to appreciate life as it exists in the moment. And all along the way, surfing – as an […]

8 years ago


The practice of yoga is more than a practice, it’s a lifestyle. What we learn on the mat helps us reconnect with our own nature and reflect that back out into the world.  ~ Kelly Jean Moore Yogis travel to Costa Rica from around the world to experience a place and time where the pura […]

8 years ago

Meet Alexandra Avila

At Florblanca, we believe that eco-travel and luxury travel can co-exist. Alexandra Avila, author of the blog traveling-in-heels.com, is a shining example of this theory in action. Alexandra is no stranger to luxurious and exotic travel destinations around the world. We were honored to have her as a guest at Florblanca and to witness her […]

8 years ago

An Artist’s Retreat

An artist by trade and by nature, Jodie expresses her experience of the world through paintings that beautifully showcase light and color. She is inspired by her children and grandchildren, her travels, and the beauty of oceans, mountains, nature and landscapes. Embracing the power of awareness that comes with focus and creativity, Jodie defines art […]

8 years ago

Guest Spotlight: Marysia

Photo credit: Lonny Magazine One of our favorite frequent visitors to Florblanca is Marysia Dobrzanska Reeves and her beautiful family.  Marysia is the designer behind Marysia SWIM, a boutique line of swimsuits and resort wear for women. A surfer and former ballet dancer, Marysia’s line of swimwear is inspired by fashion, surf, and travel. She […]

9 years ago

Guest Spotlight: Einat Admony

Einat Admony is an Israeli-born New York City Restauranteur, chef-owner of Balaboosta restaurant in Nolita,  Taim falafels in the West Village and Nolita, and Bar Bolonat on Hudson Street. She is known for cooking up a contemporary spin on classic Israeli cuisine.  The New York Post recently did a “One the Road With…” feature with […]

9 years ago

Guest Spotlight: Jamie Meares

Brian and Jamie were recent first-time guests at Florblanca and Jamie chronicled their experience in her popular blog, i suwannee. We love hearing Jamie’s account of their stay here in Costa Rica, which was actually their first visit to Central America. Jamie explains why she chose Florblanca as their destination and references the Conde Nast […]

11 years ago

Guest Spotlight: Tom and Teri

If you asked our staff what is the best part of their job, most everyone would say the same. The Guests. Meeting people from all over the world and being involved in their Costa Rican get away is one of the greatest parts of working at Florblanca. The travelers who journey to visit us always […]