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5 months ago

Pete Artemenko | Florblanca Photographer

Where We Belong: Pete

“For me it’s a wild place that calls you out of yourself and into the world full of wonder” As the staff photographer for Florblanca, Santa Teresa has been my hidden treasure for years. This community is special to say the least. With my boys growing up and time slipping by, I knew now is […]

5 months ago

Where We Belong: Raul Castro

“I started washing dishes for Florblanca many years ago” Rual’s story is one of our amazing employees’ stories. He started willing to put in time and learn and has made strides each and every day. If we can learn anything from Rual, it would be don’t be afraid of humble beginnings, because you will eventually […]

2 years ago

Stefano and Ashoa

Where We Belong: Stefano

“Being a father gave me the opportunity to completely open my heart.”   The spirit of Florblanca here in Costa Rica is channeled through the jungle and wildlife that envelops us, through the ocean that is ever-present, and through the people that bring all this beauty to life.  And Stefano sits at the heart and […]

3 years ago

Staff Spotlight | Alonso Alvarado

Alonso Alvarado is the man we rely on to get things done around here.  He is Florblanca’s Operations Manager and since he joined our team in 2014, Alonso has been invaluable to maintaining the level of beauty and luxury our guests have come to treasure. Alonso was born and raised in the city of Puerto […]

3 years ago

Growth & Balance at Florblanca Pilates

“Every moment of our life can be the beginning of great things.” ~ Joseph Pilates At Florblanca Pilates we continue to invest in what we can offer you – from new group class workouts and equipment to integrated pilates, physiotherapy and osteopathy sessions for injury prevention and rehabilitation. Our passion and our goal is to […]

3 years ago

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, […]

4 years ago

Always a Student

Everything is practice ~ Pelé Every year, Stefano dedicates time to studying with his yoga teachers.  He brings back with him his experience along with a fresh energy and a fresh, new beginner’s mind to share with his students. We’re excited to welcome Stefano back to Florblanca from this year’s yoga teacher training with Matthew Sweeney […]

4 years ago

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 […]

4 years ago

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 […]

4 years ago

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 […]