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Ivan’s House

Ivan’s House

Location: Montezuma, Beachfront Rooms: 3BR 3BA (2-6 people) Rates: Sept-Oct: $180 per night / $1080 per week Nov-Aug: $250 per night / $1500 per week 15 Dec-15 Jan: $300 per night / $1800 per week 24 Dec-31 Dec: $350 per night Make a Reservation Ivan’s House is right in the middle of town, and is […]

Self Guided Tours

Self Guided Tours

Many travelers have a bit of an Indiana Jones concept of adventure tourism, and the idea of exploring the jungles and beaches of a tropical foreign country is very appealing. Since you’re reading this article, you’re probably one of them, and you’d probably prefer to follow an online map or travel guide to one of […]

Aerial Silk Classes

Aerial Silk Classes

  Aerial Silk classes are now taught at Anamaya Resort, usually twice per week, by Lia Short.

Playa Organos

Playa Organos

One of the best-kept secrets of the Southern Nicoya Peninsula is Playa Organos, which is a 10-15 minute drive from the ferry terminal between Puntarenas and Paquera. The beach is one of the few of the area that’s authentic and natural, which has its upsides and downsides. The upside of course is that there’s a […]

Malpais Tidepool Life – A Rainbow World

Malpais Tidepool Life – A Rainbow World

A colorful miniature world lives secretly in Malpais, within the tidepools of Mar Azul. Here, a couple dozen tidepools of various sizes offer an incredible array of colorful life, each different than the next. One can’t help but wonder why there’s such diversity from pool to pool, when they’re all very near to each other, […]

The Hidden Tidepools of Mar Azul

The Hidden Tidepools of Mar Azul

At Mar Azul you’ll see a huge rock known as Punta Barigona, and is one of Malpais’s most well-known landmarks. This area holds a secret that few people know about, which is that the rock flats just to the south of Mar Azul, hold a tremendous number of amazing tidepools. How to find it To […]

Mr Black – Montezuma DJ for Weddings and Parties

Mr Black – Montezuma DJ for Weddings and Parties

Mr Black is an Italian DJ who lives in Montezuma and is the favorite DJ in the area for weddings and parties. He’s available for weddings, parties, and special events in Santa Teresa, Malpais, and Montezuma, but also throughout Costa Rica. With many years experience throwing parties as a previous owner of various nightclubs in […]

Caletas-Arío National Wildlife Refuge

Caletas-Arío National Wildlife Refuge

Inscribed relatively recently (in 2006), the Caletas Ario wildlife Refuge (CANWR) has 313 hectares (773 acres) of protected land, plus protected marine reserves that extend 12 miles out to see, encompassing 19,846 Hectares! Within this zone, highly destructive fishing practices are prohibited. It includes 7km of beaches as well, including the impressive Rio Bongo river […]

Ylang Ylang Resort

Ylang Ylang Resort

Ylang Ylang is one of the best places to stay in Montezuma. It’s beachfront, and very highly rated on Trip Advisor… usually at the #1 or #2 spot. It has an excellent restaurant as well, and is a very popular place for both weddings and honeymoons. Located a 10-15 minute walk from town, they have […]

Kite Surfing

Kite Surfing

Kite surfing is an ultra-extreme sport that’s usually done by people who have been surfing for a while and would like to try something new. You hold onto a large kite that pulls you through the water, which is balanced to your weight in such a way that with the right amount of wind and […]

Great Stuff

Clandestina Restaurant

  My new favorite restaurant, Clandestina is not to be missed by food lovers staying anywhere near to Montezuma. Established in March 2015, Clandestina is the new kid on the block. The Oregon/Tico collaboration is a winner among locals and travelers alike, with artisan craft beers, made onsite by Butterfly Brewing Co. and delicious, exciting […]

Montezuma Social