10 hotels in Nosara that may be calling your name
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10 hotels in Nosara that may be calling your name

Karl Kahler - March 2, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — Nosara has some excellent accommodations, so long as you understand three nosareño idiosyncrasies. One, there are no TVs in the finest hotels, or if…

Nosara’s Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is a stairway to heaven at sea level
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Nosara’s Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort is a stairway to heaven at sea level

Karl Kahler - February 27, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — When you walk up to the Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort, you face a huge flight of stairs surrounded by tropical bushes, with a waterfall…

Nosara may just be the world’s best place to learn to surf
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Nosara may just be the world’s best place to learn to surf

Karl Kahler - February 16, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — I honestly did not think my Costa Rican girlfriend would take a surfing lesson with me, as she does not know how to swim…

Yoga mecca Nosara is not a bad place to become one with the cosmos
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Yoga mecca Nosara is not a bad place to become one with the cosmos

Karl Kahler - February 13, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — I’ve never given much thought to breathing, but that’s all Yali talked about as she started her 8:30 a.m. class at the Bodhi Tree…

Nosara is a Costa Rican town from another planet
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Nosara is a Costa Rican town from another planet

Karl Kahler - February 9, 2017

NOSARA, Guanacaste — Nosara is a dusty place with a golden aura, a weird and wonderful vortex of personal, social and global consciousness, a place where people…

Guanacaste: Painted Pony Guest Ranch is a horse lover’s paradise
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Guanacaste: Painted Pony Guest Ranch is a horse lover’s paradise

Karl Kahler - January 2, 2017

You meet all kinds of people who come to Costa Rica: fishing people, surfing people, golf people, nature people. And then there are horse people. Kay Dodge…

Camaronal: Race is on to save baby turtles from poachers (and raccoons)
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Camaronal: Race is on to save baby turtles from poachers (and raccoons)

Karl Kahler - November 17, 2016

CAMARONAL, Guanacaste — Sea turtles enter the world facing long odds. As eggs they are dug up and devoured by raccoons, as hatchlings waddling to the sea…

Playa Conchal dazzles, but you’ll have to share
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Playa Conchal dazzles, but you’ll have to share

Jill Replogle - September 27, 2016

There’s a scene in Costa Rican novelist Anacristina Rossi’s 1992 novel “La Loca de Gandoca” where the protagonist takes a break from her frenetic fight to save…

Rincón de la Vieja hike shows off geothermal wonders
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Rincón de la Vieja hike shows off geothermal wonders

Jill Replogle - September 22, 2016

As the names of places sometimes do, Rincón de la Vieja had been calling me. The translation of that name to English is tricky, which is perhaps…

Montezuma? Santa Teresa? Getting lost on the Nicoya Peninsula was just what we needed
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Montezuma? Santa Teresa? Getting lost on the Nicoya Peninsula was just what we needed

Karl Kahler - September 1, 2016

With the recent onset of La Niña bringing some much-needed rain, my wife and I decided to get away from it all. You may find it hard…