Leatherback Sea Turtles in Cahuita, Costa Rica

Leatherback Sea Turtles are the largest sea turtles in the world and some of the most majestic animals on the planet. From March through July, the massive mother’s climb the beach to lay their eggs on the beaches in and … Read More

The Butterfly Effect: Personal Cycles of Transformation, Rebirth and Renewal

There is something about the butterfly that seems to inspire us. No doubt we’ve all experienced the mesmerizing awe felt at the sight of its captivating beauty and grace as it gently floats by. These beautiful and magnificently colored creatures … Read More

The Best Thing To Do in Cahuita

Visit Cahuita National Park The Cahuita National Park is one of the nicest and least developed beaches in Costa Rica. Additionally, it protects the largest coral reef in Costa Rica. It is a special place known for it’s beautiful white … Read More

Chestnut Mandibled Toucan in Costa Rica

The Chestnut Mandibled Toucan in Costa Rica is one of the most easily recognized birds in the country. This large, loud and colorful birds can usually be spotted while walking through Cahuita National Park and even along our nature trails … Read More

Peacock at The Goddess Garden

While some homes have dogs or cats, here at The Goddess Garden, we have a resident peacock! Unable to live in the wild, we help to care for and nurture this beautiful animal here on the property. You will likely … Read More

Howler Monkeys In Costa Rica

Howler monkeys are Costa Rica’s natural alarm clocks. Their calls, which can be heard up to a mile away or more, vibrate through the rainforest near our property by the Caribbean sea. The howler gets the name from the calls … Read More

Green-and-Black Poison Dart Frog

The green-and-black poison dart frog (Dendrobates auratus) is found throughout Costa Rica and is one of the more popular varieties of dart frog. The small frogs, measuring less than an inch long, are vibrantly colored to warn predators of their … Read More

Costa Rica's Wildlife

Costa Rica’s Wildlife: The Secret to How We Coexist and Thrive

It is undeniable that immersing yourself in nature is beneficial for your health and well-being. Spending time in the sunshine away from our hectic modern lives is grounding and healthy in many ways. Here in Costa Rica, we recognize these … Read More