5 days ago

blue zone

Does the Nicoya Peninsula Hold the Secret to Longevity?

For thousands of years, the secret to longevity has been a quest that ends with finding healing waters that, when consumed or bathed in, can restore youth and cure illness. But does it really exist? We say yes, and you might just find it here on the Nicoya Peninsula. In a new Netflix docuseries, Live […]

2 years ago

It Takes a Village…

They say, “it takes a village to raise a child”, and all of us at Florblanca couldn’t agree more with this statement! It is difficult to express just how important community is in the lives of children, but it all starts at school where they learn about our culture, traditions, and essential knowledge for the […]

2 years ago

Casa de Restauracion | Eco-Village for Women & Children

Supporting the health and wellbeing of our local community is one of the central tenets of our Sustainability Program here at Florblanca.  We buy locally to support farmers, crafters, and artisans; we hire locally; we provide workshops and training; and we support groups and organizations in our area.  One of the local nonprofits we support […]

3 years ago

Support for Casa de Restauración

Our community is incredibly important to us here at Florblanca.  Supporting the people and programs of our community is a key part of our Sustainability Program and is a part of what makes our area of the Nicoya Peninsula so special.  Belonging and community defines one of the central tenants of the life in the […]

3 years ago

Sea Turtle Volunteer at CIRENAS | Voluntourism at Florblanca

Celebrating World Sea Turtle Day

    Sea Turtles are amazing migratory marine animals who are considered a keystone species. This means they are a critical part of their environment and influence other species around them.  However, their very existence is threatened with extinction due to poaching, habitat destruction, accidental capture, climate change, and pollution.  This celebration of World Sea […]

4 years ago

Ocean Friendly Business

Sustainability is an important focus for us here at Florblanca.  We have such a close connection to nature with our location on the Nicoya Peninsula. We cultivate that connection in the services we offer our guests and and in our own day-to-day lives.  We strive to live in harmony with wildlife, trees, the ocean, ocean […]

4 years ago

Pilates Day Class 2019

Pilates Day @ Florblanca

We were so excited to celebrate Pilates Day at Florblanca. This is an annual, international, community event celebrated on the first Saturday of May every year. The mission of this day is to foster an appreciation and awareness of the Pilates method through a network of events making Pilates accessible for all. At Florblanca Pilates, […]

5 years ago

Sustainability Goals

Our commitment to sustainability at Florblanca goes beyond checking boxes and earning certifications. Our mission here is “To be the change we want to see in the touristic development of our community.” With that goal in mind, we are always creating new opportunities to contribute to our mission of sustainability. Two important tenants of this […]

5 years ago

Old World Costa Rica

One of our favorite excursions here at Florblanca is a visit to this old-world Costa Rican Farm.  Through this experience, we’ve gained such an appreciation for the power of simplicity in living a happier, healthier, and longer life. When we talk about living in a Blue Zone, this is the life we’re talking about.  The […]

5 years ago

Life in the Open

Eco-tourism is a movement among world travelers that’s growing stronger every year. As remote destinations around the globe become more accessible, people are becoming more environmentally sensitive, both regarding the landscape and natural resources, but also in a way that is more respectful of culture, community, and customs. Adventure travelers are seeking a unique eco-friendly […]