A small ceremony was held yesterday at Tulemar Beach as we raised our prized Blue Flag (bandera azul), awarded by the National Blue Flag Commission. This is the third year in a row Tulemar Beach has received this coveted acknowledgement. Several Costa Rican authorities administer this important program which evaluates Costa Rica’s beaches under a [...]
In front of our offices here in Tulemar we recently had our version of a red carpet celebrity sighting. This adolescent three-toed sloth decided to come down to the ground and he single handedly drained the camera batteries of dozens of visiting guests. Sloths are most vulnerable to predators when they’re on the ground, so [...]
The Travel Channel’s new series, “Sand Guys”, arrived in Quepos in late February to shoot their fourth episode for their program, set to launch in the U.S. in July of 2011. The production team of 14 people spent five days in Costa Rica. The “Sand Guys” are two guys who left the sand castle building [...]
The recently constructed Caldera highway will be closed for “at least” three weeks as repairs began last Sunday the 19th. The heavy rains last November washed away part of the road at kilometer 47 and now the materials are here to make the permanent repairs. Happily, the highway south to Dominical continues to ease [...]
Gineth Soto, a 38 year old Costa Rican woman living in California, is making her second attempt to reach the peak of Mount Everest this year. Gineth maintains a web site that collects her various adventures around the world and you can visit her here: http://ginethsoto.com/welcome-to-ginethsotocom/. Good luck, Gineth! We’ll all behind you…figuratively!
This week we’ve been working with our photographer to update some of our photos. Quality photos really help people make the best choice when deciding among the various vacation rental properties we offer in Manuel Antonio. It helps us make sure any “surprises” are good surprises. Sarah, the photographer, drafted Mauricio to act as her [...]
Tulemar Vacation Home Rentals & Sales wishes everyone a happy and prosperous, and safe New Year! We hope we will see you again (or for the first time!) here in Manuel Antonio very soon. We’re ready for the fireworks!
December 7th, the National Meteorological Institute recorded a low temperature of 12.8° (55° Fahrenheit) marking the coldest day in the capital in 15 years. Here in Manuel Antonio, we don’t have the high winds that pass over the central valley, so our temperatures never approaches that – even with the rainy season. It’s another “bright, [...]
Now that the winter weather has set in and getting around is at least challenging, it’s a perfect time to give us a call so we can help you plan your escape vacation. Why should you suffer? You deserve a break from all that wet and cold! It’s sunny and 80 degrees. The ocean is [...]
This year, Tulemar has a small family of Chestnut-mandibled Toucans living among us. We’ve counted 6 individuals of various sizes and ages. In the past, the Manuel Antonio area has mostly been home to the smaller Aracari or Fiery-billed Toucan, and it’s thrilling to see the new residents. Nothing says “you’re in the jungle” like seeing [...]