Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

Birds of a Feather: Twitching in the Central Valley

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 by Villa San Ignacio

With more than 900 species of birds, Costa Rica is a wonderland for bird watchers. In this lush country teeming with fruit and flowers, you don’t have to visit a reserve or an aviary to spy famous birds. Even walking More…

Animism: June 17 – August 22

Posted on: June 9th, 2017 by Villa San Ignacio

On June 17 we will debut Animism, a cultural activation featuring the works of two dynamic women: Florencia Urbina and Deidre Hyde. “Animism is the belief that good and bad spirits are found everywhere and in everything,” Florencia Urbina states. More…

La Fortuna Organic Wine: As Good As It Tastes

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 by Villa San Ignacio

“Wine brings to light the hidden secrets of the soul.” – Horace “I cook with wine; sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W. C. Fields Very few things have been so lovingly extolled by poets as a More…

Breaking the Stereotype of the Hotel Restaurant

Posted on: January 25th, 2017 by Villa San Ignacio

Once you pass through our gate, you will find an easy access to Pandora – no stuffy hotel lobby, no wristbands, no questions. Perhaps dining with us will give you the feeling you are on vacation along with the world More…

Sharing the warmth

Posted on: January 13th, 2017 by Villa San Ignacio

Perhaps it’s because sitting around a campfire is one of the oldest human experiences, but there is something about a cozy fire that inspires deep, dreamy connections. At Villa San Ignacio we recently renovated our fire pit and offer it More…

Dogs Welcome!

Posted on: September 19th, 2016 by Villa San Ignacio

Beginning in November Villa San Ignacio will open our rooms and our hearts to your pet companions, from the tiniest Chihuahua to the greatest Great Dane. Below are answers to most pet policy FAQs. Have a new Q? Contact us: More…

Book pet-friendly accommodations

Posted on: September 16th, 2016 by Villa San Ignacio

Now that you have your route planned, you need to plan for lodging. Not all hotels accept pets, and even campsites often have restrictions. Contact individual hotels in advance to find out their pet policies, including breed restrictions, rules, and More…

Team Building: Let loose and have some fun!

Posted on: August 19th, 2016 by Villa San Ignacio

Who says work isn’t all fun and games? Studies show us that animals of all ages improve communication skills by engaging in different forms of play. This works for monkeys and kittens, and it works for middle managers and over More…

Come See Our New Additions

Posted on: August 10th, 2016 by Villa San Ignacio

Look what we’ve done at Villa San Ignacio — new rooms, a gallery, sitting area, reception. You’ll want to see this for yourself.

Every Day is Dog Day

Posted on: July 29th, 2016 by Villa San Ignacio

World Dog Day seems to be in May, July and August depending, on your source. Here in Costa Rica we have noted July 26 as National Dog Day, the day to do something special for your pooch or adopt a More…