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1 week ago

entering green season

Relive the Nostalgia of Summer Throughout the Green Season

There’s a reason why so many find it hard to let go of summer as we experience the Green Season here on the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica. The nostalgia of summer and those magical sunsets, longer days, family vacations, and outdoor activities provide a reset, where everything seems possible and new. During this time […]

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 […]

5 months ago

Santa Teresa Clean Beaches

Clean Beaches, Happy Beaches

It’s no secret that the environment is important to Florblanca, but we often get asked about what we are doing to help improve the beaches of Santa Teresa. The beautiful beaches of this community have gone through many stages since their “recent” introduction into the world 200 million years ago. Florblanca has only been around […]

5 months ago

Florblanca Surfing

Improve your Surfing with Pilates

Imagine crushing that wave with even more balance and control than ever before. You rip in, out, and around the waves of Santa Teresa with ease and confidence. This can be achieved with one small change in your daily routine – Pilates.  Before you discount the idea of doing Pilates each day, or even a […]

6 months 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 […]

9 months ago

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Costa Rica

With the world in the throes of this evolving pandemic, this may be a time when we’re dreaming of our next escape.  Or maybe even planning for a time in the future when we can safely travel the world again.   In either case, Costa Rica is such a special place to visit because it has […]

10 months ago

Florblanca on Film

As 2021 draws to a close, we’re looking forward to a new year and we’re also reflecting on everything that makes Florblanca so special.  Capturing our experiences on 16mm film gives us all the feels. We hope you enjoy this and we hope to see you soon!

1 year ago

Cocktails by the Sea

This Green Season in Costa Rica, we’re inviting you to Do What Makes You Healthy.  If this means taking time to sip a fresh, custom-crafted cocktail by the sea while savoring conversation with a close friend or loved one, then we’re here for you. Nectar Restaurant at Florblanca is offering a series of Sunset Specials […]

1 year ago

Do What Makes You Healthy

In times of uncertainty when stress and worry may be more prevalent, it’s helpful to turn to healthy aspects of life where we can have a positive influence on our mental and physical wellbeing.  Here in the Nicoya Peninsula, home to Santa Teresa and Florblanca, we are in one of only five Blue Zones around […]