Archive for May, 2011

Birders Paradise

Posted on: May 29th, 2011 by Sugar

Birding along Costa Rica’s northern Pacific coast is vastly different than in the cooler, wetter forests of the interior, where volcanoes rise and rain falls nearly daily.  In Guanacaste, where Hotel Sugar Beach is located, the forests are dry tropical, More…

Brides in Bloom

Posted on: May 25th, 2011 by Sugar

It’s been a busy season for weddings at Hotel Sugar Beach – our favorite kind of celebration. Whether it’s an intimate gathering of immediate family, or a party replete with flower girls and second cousins, a destination wedding allows everyone More…

Rincón de la Vieja National Park

Posted on: May 20th, 2011 by Sugar

The Rincón de la Vieja National Park is a place of dramatic and varied beauty.  Home to one of the country’s most active volcanoes, the park is made up of shifting landscapes that range from dry scrubland pocked with bubbling More…

Blue Flag Flies at Sugar Beach

Posted on: May 18th, 2011 by Sugar

Hotel Sugar Beach is proud to hoist the Blue Flag for the ninth consecutive year. The flag acts as a certificate of good health – vouching for clean seawater, a clean beach, clean drinking water and getting the local community More…

Sugar Beach Hosts Open Water Swimmer

Posted on: May 8th, 2011 by Sugar

Even tsunami warnings won’t faze open water swimmer Renate Herberger, who earlier this year made Playa Potrero one of her stopovers, as she swam the entire Pacific coast of Costa Rica to draw attention to the plight of the oceans.   More…

More Monkeys

Posted on: May 5th, 2011 by Sugar

A new family of howlers has moved into the neighborhood. Maybe they heard about the monkey bridge, or maybe word got out that we have extra delicious mangoes this season. Either way the howlers have been content and peaceful. See More…