Golfo Dulce comes to life!

September 17th, 2015

Golfo Dulce comes to life, Open Water Swim Race 2015
This past weekend 30 swimmers entered the waters for the first-ever organized race traversing the length of Golfo Dulce.

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September 9th, 2015

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Playa Nicuesa Lodge is start for Open Water Swim Race in Golfo Dulce Costa Rica

September 7th, 2015

Open Water Swim Golfo Dulce 2015Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge will soon take its place in Costa Rica sports history as being the starting spot for the first ever open water swim competition across Golfo Dulce.

On Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, the beautiful Pacific gulf in southern Costa Rica by the Osa Peninsula will receive hundreds of swimmers for the 2015 Golfo Dulce Open Water Swimming competition, called “Cruce Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce”.

In this fifth competition of the 2015 Costa Rica open water swimming circuit, there will be a 1.5 km, 5 km and a 14 km marathon swim. The 14-kilometer event will be the first time swimmers in an open water competition in Costa Rica will cross the Golfo Dulce. Swimmers will enter the water at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge and swim 14 kilometers across the narrowest part of the gulf to Puerto Jimenez.



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Nicuesa Lodge celebrates art & culture of Costa Rica

August 28th, 2015

Cultural festival at Nicuesa Lodge in Costa Rica
The art and culture of Costa Rica were celebrated recently by guests, staff and visitors at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge. In honor of the national holiday, Annexation of Guanacaste Day on July 25, Nicuesa Lodge invited local artisans and a folkloric dance group to entertain hotel guests.

Cultural and art festivals are held at least twice a year at our Costa Rica eco-lodge to celebrate different events.

Boruca masks at Cultural festival at Nicuesa Lodge in Costa Rica
On this occasion, craft artisans and the Folkloric Dance Group Yuré from the town of Puerto Jimenez came across the Golfo Dulce by boat. Joining them was Ana Iris, a woman from the regional indigenous Boruca community, who brought traditional masks to show and sell. Made from lightweight balsa wood, the colorful, hand-carved masks beautifully depict Boruca legends and rainforest wildlife of the Osa Peninsula and Boruca indigenous lands.

Young dancers from the Dance Group Yuré performed various Costa Rican folkloric dances relating stories of coffee growers, fishermen, love, etc. “The dancers then invited our guests to dance the ‘Pavo’, or turkey dance. Everyone was very enthusiastic,” said Natalia Solis, Sustainability Coordinator at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge.

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