JETSET EXPERIENCES: Defrost in warm weather luxury

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There is nothing like looking forward to shedding the bundle of jackets and snow boots that define many of our winters and anticipating a barefoot, warm-weather adventure on the beach. For a long weekend or a holiday getaway Costa Rica is the perfect escape for families and couples alike looking to sit back, relax and enjoy the splendors of this tropical paradise.

Las Catalinas, located in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica, is a novelty in the luxury accommodation world creating a unique and well thought out community village including private residences, studios and penthouses strewn among the cobblestone piazzas and sandy beaches that encompass this property. “Its purpose is to create a way of life that is healthy, sustainable, fulfilling and fun.” With over 30 km of mountain trails for biking and hiking, a triathlon-training course and their own private beach to soak up some well-deserved downtime, they have truly thought of everything to make this a home away from home.

On Saturdays enjoy a local craft and farmers market that sets up shop on the grounds as well as live music to complement the laid-back beach vibe of their outdoor lounge. Each modern and appropriately beach-themed residence comes with its own designated “house mom” who will greet you in the morning with fresh fruit and coffee as well as oversees your daily needs from a beach picnic to laundry.

With direct flights from Houston, Atlanta, Miami, Toronto and New York (with additional cities anticipated for the 2015 season) the beaches of Guanacaste are only a short trip from your snowed-in city dwellings. Embrace your adventurous travel spirit and defrost in the lap of warm weather luxury at Las Catalinas. For more information on your Costa Rica getaway, contact Lindsey Woodcock at