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6 June, 2017

Happy Anniversary, Pura Vida Ride!

We have just passed the sixth anniversary of the opening of Pura Vida Ride, our wonderful outfitter/bike shop/boutique/coffee shop/general store.  Happy Anniversary, Pura Vida Ride!  You have been a huge contributor to our town since the very beginning.  Your opening date in 2011 also pretty well marks the beginning of Las Catalinas being up…
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Announcements
20 March, 2017

Critical Mass and Goals Met

"The town will make the setting more beautiful. And the setting will make the town more beautiful. This is truly how it ought to be." - Las Catalinas unveiling presentation, March 2010. Long ago we dedicated ourselves to a goal of having 100 properties sold and six retail businesses operating in our town.  We…
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EventsLiving in Las CatalinasMountain BikingNews
28 February, 2017

“The Best Off-road Triathlon in the World”

  This year's triathlon was the best ever, by far.  From the moonlit preparations for the swim, to the triathlon itself, to the open water swim events, to the afternoon kids races, to the evening awards ceremony, it was a magical day.  The video above captures it very well. Thanks to the Guanaride team…
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Announcements
17 January, 2017

Las Catalinas State of the Union, January 2017

(This went out as a newsletter to our Las Catalinas mailing list today) Dear Friend of Las Catalinas, In the past year I think many of us at Las Catalinas have begun to more greatly appreciate the importance of what we are doing.  Our purpose is to create a better way to live, one…
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Living in Las CatalinasLocal Area
16 December, 2016

Dry Season Has Arrived

    The rainy season ended on Monday. It rained for several hours that day, ending around 4:30 pm Costa Rica time (which is 6:30 Las Catalinas Time, but I'm not getting into that). Tuesday was sort of a transition day, Wednesday the easterly Papagayo Wind began to blow gently, and by Thursday it was…
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Announcements
6 December, 2016

Fiber-optic Connection Arrives in Las Catalinas

Las Catalinas is now connected to the internet via fiber-optic cable.  CoopeGuanacaste, a local electricity and telecom provider, recently installed fiber-optic cabling into Las Catalinas, and this fiber is now the primary backbone of our internet service.  We continue to maintain connections with other providers for redundancy to ensure consistent internet up-time. We are…
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AnnouncementsConstructionLiving in Las CatalinasPlanning
14 April, 2015

Las Catalinas State of the Union, April 2015

(Note: this message was sent to our newsletter list yesterday.) Dear Friend of Las Catalinas, I hope you are doing well!  I have lots of Las Catalinas news to share with you. I am happy to announce that we are now able to move ahead with the construction of our beach club and the…
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Architecture
24 November, 2014

The Houses of Punta Penca

Paseo Punta Penca is a beautiful street in Las Catalinas, close to the center of town but with a bit of seclusion.  All the lots have spectacular ocean views.  It was our second phase at Las Catalinas, and here we have sold lots rather than turnkey homes.   Our vision for Paseo Punta Penca…
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AnnouncementsConstruction
27 October, 2014

Las Catalinas State of the Union, August 2014

(Note: this message was sent to our mailing list on August 29. Sorry for the delay posting it here!) Dear Friend of Las Catalinas, As we wind up another season at Las Catalinas, it is time to update you on what is happening in our young town. We have had record months for visitors…
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Living in Las Catalinas
19 June, 2014

New Las Catalinas Time Zone

At Las Catalinas the first hours of daylight are the best time for outdoor activities.  For land activities like hiking and biking it is best because the sun is not yet hot, the sky is nearly always clear, the air is fresh, it is the best time for seeing wildlife, and, well, it is…
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