Costas Verdes is a nonprofit organization helping multiple communities reconnect their forests back to the sea. In our area, Playa Guiones serves as a shining example of… Read more “Costas Verdes update: Planting trees in Pelada and needing $3000 to keep operating”
Paul DaCosta truly enjoys sharing his knowledge of art and his talents with others. For years he’s worked to unite local artists by hosting art shows and… Read more “Paul DaCosta hosts ‘Art On The Beach’ this Friday at midday in Playa Pelada in front of La Luna”
As featured on http://www.richburnam.com https://youtu.be/B1zX3iEQsrE – English https://youtu.be/S5CzStzbTQ4 – Español In this Nosara Podcast episode, Dr. Alejandro informs us the Nosara area most likely will experience an… Read more “Mid August COVID update with Dr. Alejandro”
Dr. Alejandro is back on the Nosara Podcast with mid July COVID updates and advice for residents of the Nosara area. In this episode we discuss: Significant… Read more “Mid July COVID update for Nosara area with Dr. Alejandro”
“It’s up to us if we want to spread COVID around Nosara or contain it.” – Dr. Alejandro This episode of the Nosara Podcast is an update… Read more “Nosara braces for Coronavirus; Dr. Alejandro’s COVID 19 June update urges community to follow health protocols”
As Nosara eases out of the full quarantine it seems to be a great time for an update from Dr. Alejandro and the team at Paradise Medical.… Read more “Mid May Nosara Covid update; Should Nosara’s beaches reopen? Are restaurants safe? Plus much more in 30 minutes with Dr. Alejandro”
Dr. Alejandro’s mid April 2020, update is 18 minutes filled with advice for people in the Nosara area. (Subtítulos disponibles pronto) As you will hear, he acknowledges… Read more “Dr. Alejandro’s mid April update: Avoiding the 2nd wave, Staying off the beach, Why herd immunity is not the answer, Nosara’s bad behavior, plus much more in 18 minutes”
The closure of Costa Rica’s border has been extended until May 15, 2020. This free and open webinar plans to cover the extension and other measures adopted by the government to fight Covid-19, and will be held in English.
There is a great deal of urgency these days generating attention towards the Nosara Food Bank resulting from the COVID-19 situation. With the significant loss of jobs… Read more “What is going on with the Nosara Food Bank and why should you help? Jill Ryan and Joellen Hughes provide updates and explain the El Chivo Sponsorship Program; (Video con subtítulos)”
*Estamos poniendo subtítulos There’s a great deal of confusion happening right now in Costa Rica and throughout the world. The primary concern of course should be immediate… Read more “What is Costa Rica doing to help Employers & Employees during these strange times? (Subtítulos pronto)”
In this discussion I ask Dr. Alejandro from Paradise Medical Services the following 10 questions: Are there any confirmed cases in Nosara or Samara? What are the… Read more “Nosara COVID-19 Updates as of March 26th; 10 Questions with Dr. Alejandro from Paradise Medical Services”
This information and other bullet points were recently published by the official website of the Costa Rican Presidency.
“…U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.”
The outbreak of Covid-19, and how it is affecting the world and proceeds to impact Nosara, is mind-boggling to pretty much everyone. The Nosara Times has not… Read more “10 facts about this global pandemic”
13 yr old local Jimena Ruiz, accompanied by the rest of the Costa Rican team selection, competed in the international tournament despite worldwide cancellations of many other public events this week.
****The Nosara Times is not endorsing nor supporting any medical prognosis or speculation. Please speak to a qualified medical professional concerning this issue. Again, the Nosara Times… Read more “Coronavirus & Nosara; What are people saying? Video of locals’ opinions; A podcast with Dr. Alejandro, and a submitted opinion article with strong warnings”
Here is a 7 minute conversation with Josué Ruiz Guerrero with updates about Nosara’s Temporary Building Regulations, the Plan Regulador as well as some additional information. Josué… Read more “Update on Nosara’s Temporary Building Regulations and Plan Regulador with Josué Ruiz Guerrero”
March 7th, from 10am – 4pm the Kitson Library will be open again to all U.S. expats wanting to cast their vote for the upcoming elections.
Last week pre-pavement sealant was laid outside the school in La Esperanza, one critical area that constantly gets covered in dust during dry season.
Nosara Water Quality Monitoring Project posts first results of Playa Guiones section passing with 100% safety rating.
The message below was sent from Josue Ruiz Guerrero, the leader from the Nicoya Municipality overseeing both the temporary building regulations and the Plan Regulador for the… Read more “Nicoya Municipality announces Nosara meeting February 14th at 8:30am about Plan Regulador”
Phyllis Kramer and Katherine Terrell recently appeared on the Nosara Podcast to explain how U.S. citizens living abroad may participate in the 2020 United States presidential election.… Read more “US Citizens must register to vote abroad; Learn how to participate in the 2020 U.S. presidential election in this Nosara Podcast episode”
The 2020 AmpSurf ISA World Para Surfing Championship will take place in La Jolla, California in March. Jimena Ruiz, a 13yr old local Nosareña will be there to compete, representing not only Nosara but Costa Rica as well.
Audio Master’s Nosara Electronic Store, located next to Organico in Playa Guiones, now offers national send and receive shipping services via the Alfaro bus transportation system.
In an effort to join OECD, Costa Rica has agreed to implement a series of regulatory measures to improve transparency and fight tax fraud.
The 9th Annual Costa Rica Blues Festival will be held February 14-16, from 11am-11pm at Papagayo Golf & Country Club in Playas del Coco.
In this Nosara Podcast episode Kuki Araya details a solid update of the Nosara Civic Association and explains how 2019 was a challenging, yet productive, year for… Read more “Nosara Civic Association Update; Full Nosara Podcast Episode with President Kuki Araya”
From the founding members of this publication and in consideration of the many community members who support Costas Verdes, we are proud to announce an affiliate partnership.
Around 2.am. Monday morning, it is speculated that one person or more cut holes in the fence and roof and entered the business complex on the east side of Playa Garza.
The municipality of Nicoya announced that they have cleaned three sections of the Nosara river.
The Nosara Craft Beer Fest will begin at 4pm, Jan 18 in Playa Guiones.
The NOSARA Letras project recently launched in Playa Guiones at the Ruta 160 and Main Street intersection in front of the tennis courts, Cafe Paris, Coconut Harry’s… Read more “The NOSARA Letras Podcast; The artists explain…”
Nosara is an amazing place visitors come to make memories for many different reasons. We all already know about the beauty, the nature, the surf, the health… Read more “What’s your biggest Nosara memory from 2019?”
The Ostional National Wildlife Refuge has published photos and information regarding the installation of the poles to recover green spaces and prevent soil erosion at the public entrance to Playa Pelada.
The government is taking the concerns of Nosara’s residents more seriously than ever before, moving forward daily with progress towards a paved Route 160 for our area.
Last August 2019, the State Phytosanitary Service (SFE), of the Ministry of Agriculture and
Livestock (MAG), presented the 2018 report on the analysis of pesticide residues on fresh vegetables in Costa Rica for national distribution, and the ones intended to import.
The official website of the Costa Rican Presidency has published an article claiming they will have completed the paving of Ruta 160 from Playa Garza to Nosara by the beginning of May.
The Nosara area has seen an array of criminal acts committed with everything from vehicle theft, home and vehicle break-ins, and employees caught stealing from their employers.
After a 5 year ban over environmental concerns, Costa Rican congress votes to renew semi-commercial net fishing permits.
Tonight at 7p.m, the first Nosara Music Festival will be held at the iconic La Banana.
Ethel ‘Kuki’ Araya adresses rumors about John Johnson & Plan Regulador
Costa Rica will have it’s first plant to manufacture recycled plastic blocks for all types of construction.
Municipality of Nicoya will have an Adjusted Regular Budget of ₡ 6.255 million by 2020
The Nosara Bomberos have a group of 6 volunteer lifeguards who just took part in “Surf Rescue” training with certified professionals from California.
We should get government officials and MOPT and CONAVI representatives to Nosara more often! This Friday, November 15th in at 9:00am at the ADIN facility the First… Read more “Ruta 160 in Nosara gets worked on the day before important meeting”
In October the Municipality of Nicoya began the construction of a drainage system in Nosara, a project with an investment of ₡ 128.4 million, and that must be carried out in the area prior to any asphalting on those roads. Only in concrete ditches, the section is 1.2 kilometers (approximately).
This past Saturday, November 2nd the 3rd annual Spooktacluar Costume Surf Contest took place at the main entrance of Playa Guiones. Enjoy the photos and video of… Read more “3rd Annual Spooktacular Costume Surf Contest at Playa Guiones”
Using Surfrider Foundation’s Blue Water Task Force method, 3 locations per week will be tested for the duration of one year.
The Dutch airline KLM announced a new direct flight from Amsterdam to Costa Rica with a first stop at SJO and a final destination in Liberia, Guanacaste.
Marcelina Craig, or “Marce Piña” is a local resident and female woodworker who builds surfboards out of balsa and paulownia woods.