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5 years ago

Treat Yourself

The gift shop at Florblanca has become a boutique for local, handcrafted and unique items that are truly special.  We feature the artisan work of our guests, our staff, and our neighbors and wanted to share these with you.   Some of the products we’re featuring are: Tori Praver Swimwear – An incredible swimwear designer […]

5 years ago

Hurricane Recovery

Costa Rica is a community-oriented country where most residents live simply with strong connections to the land. When warnings came in about Hurricane Otto making landfall in the towns near the border with Nicaragua, many people were forced to leave their homes, worried they would lose everything.  Communities around Costa Rica came together to support […]

5 years ago

Costa Rica Tops the Happy Planet Index

Costa Rica is named the happiest and most sustainable country on Earth. When we heard the news about Costa Rica outranking other nations in the Happy Planet Index, we were thrilled – but not surprised. The Nicoya Peninsula here on the west coast of Costa Rica is one of a handful of known Blue Zones around the […]

6 years ago

Handmade Herbal Soaps

Sustainability and community are central to our mission here at Florblanca.  We continually seek out ways to benefit both our environment and our family in Santa Teresa.  When we discovered Guadalupe’s all natural, handmade soaps, it was a perfect fit not only to advance our mission, but also to bring greater luxury and delight to […]

6 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 […]

6 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 […]

6 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 […]

6 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 […]

7 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.

7 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 […]