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4 years ago

ART + MUSIC Aprendiendo Unidos Fundraiser

On Friday, February 12th, Florblanca hosted an ART + MUSIC event to help raise funds for Aprendiendo Unidos. This non-profit organization is focused on improving the well-being of under-privileged children in the southern part of the Nicoya Peninsula. Part of the proceeds from the sale of the art, food and drinks sold during the evening event went directly to Aprendiendo Unidos and will help […]

4 years ago

Living the Healthy Life

We meet guests from all around the world and have learned that everyone visits us to experience their own adventure. One thing that unites so many of our guests, however, is their quest to live a healthy life. Whether their focus is on food and nutrition or fitness and activity (or all of these), our […]

4 years ago

Nicoya Waterkeepers

Clean water is essential to sustaining human life and preserving our planet’s ecosystem ~ Waterkeeper Alliance The biodiversity of freshwater ecosystems has been damaged more than any other ecosystem, according to the Water Defense Campaign of the Waterkeeper Alliance. Drought, pollution, and overuse are diminishing already limited freshwater resources. Gauging just how important water is […]

5 years ago

Living in a Blue Zone

Soaking up beautiful rays of sunshine, while maintaining a low stress profile, eating local and home grown food, and enjoying some of the most beautiful beaches in the world…..This is life on the Nicoya Peninsula, and yes it is pura vida at its best. The Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica is one of the world’s […]

5 years ago

Honoring Earth Hour

Dining by candlelight only and enjoying food that is fresh and local, Florblanca honors our beautiful planet on Earth Hour.

5 years ago

Waterkeepers

Florblanca has teamed up with the Nicoya Peninsula Waterkeeper organization to help preserve and restore our land and marine resources here in Playa Santa Teresa. Our efforts with the Waterkeeper are in keeping with our Community Outreach and Development work through our Sustainability program. We recently joined the Waterkeeper and local Mal Pais school children […]

6 years ago

Celebrating Nicoya Independence Day

Florblanca celebrated Independence Day on July 25th, the day that Nicoya officially became a part of Costa Rica.  For the occasion, our staff dressed in traditional clothing and we enjoyed authentic dishes served up by Nectar Restaurant. Here is a quick history lesson outlining the independence of Central America from Spain and how the Nicoya […]

6 years ago

World Oral Health Day

Supporting our community is such an important part of our mission here at Florblanca. Santa Teresa and the Nicoya Peninsula are an amazing area of Costa Rica with abundant natural resources, exotic wildlife and nature, and wonderful people. We are dedicated to serving our community by providing resources, education, and opportunities whenever possible. Our Sustainability […]

6 years ago

Beach Clean Up

We are proud to announce that we recently completed the first project in our Beach Clean Up Initiative. This is a part of our overall Sustainability Program to help lessen our impact on the environment, make real change, and inspire our community to do the same. As an oceanfront resort, we strive to maintain the […]

6 years ago

Sustainability at Florblanca – Conservation & Community

In Part II of our blog series, Sustainability at Florblanca, we’ll address our efforts at Conservation and Community Interaction.  Our Part I post discussed Analysis, Training, Recycling, and Waste Management.  Those efforts combined with our conservation resources and our interaction with the community helped to earn us the Certificate of Sustainable Tourism from the Costa […]