There’s a New Sloth in Town!

    We’ve watched this mama sloth raise her baby girl, and for those of you who follow our journal we’ve documented some of her tender care.  As Carlos Rodriguez from our reception team has said, she’s a very good mama, and for months she’s put on a show of her mothering skills right in […]
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Special Package for our Green Season!

Green Season Special!       Price: $1000 per person Add an extra night for FREE! Whats included?: 5 nights 3 On-site Tours 2 Off-site Tours Hotsprings Entrance All Meals (Fresh from our organic farm) All Transportation All hotel taxes included (13%) Rates good through 2018 Valid from September through November 2018 Minimum 2 people For […]
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A small “tents” builder

When we think of bats we usually imagine that they spend their days sleeping in caves or inside old churches and castles. This is part of our collective culture but it is not the usual thing. The reader will surely be surprised that of the more than 1,100 species of bats known (Simmons 2005), approximately […]
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It’s a Wonderful Day to Pollinate!

“Birds do it, bees do it… People say in Boston even beans do it. Let’s do it, let’s fall in love.” Cole Porter, Birds Do It, Bees Do It   We at Finca Luna Nueva agree with those Bostonians:  beans do it!  Vanilla beans, that is.   Abundant vanilla vines produce large displays of orchid […]
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Baby Sloth’s Great Adventure!

We love our three-toed sloths at Luna Nueva, and the good news is that more and more are arriving.  Over the past few years we’ve welcomed many baby three-toed sloths into the Luna family, and our guests often develop quite an attachment to the little ones.   We estimate that there are dozens of three-toed […]
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I tawt I taw a putty tat! Ocelot!!!

Yesterday in a night tour we were lucky to meet the wonderful animal that can be seen in the video (Video 01). It is an ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), one of the cat species we can find in Finca Luna Nueva. The ocelots are felines of medium size, mainly nocturnal habits and strict carnivores. They have […]
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NEW! 2018 Special Packages for families and couples

We are happy to offer our New Special Packages for the upcoming 2018. Family Rainforest Adventure!    Price: $2990 Applies for 4 family members Whats included?: 6 nights 3 On-site Tours 2 Off-site Tours All Meals (Fresh from our organic farm) All Transportation All hotel taxes included (13%) Rates good through 2018 For inquiries please […]
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Confessions from a Christmas Bird Count in Costa Rica

CONFESSIONS FROM A CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT IN COSTA RICA December 09, 2017 Patrick O’Donnell A blog is a place to express ideas, thoughts, recipes, and whatever floats your personal boat. At 10,000 Birds, readers who haven’t been here before might correctly surmise that this platform talks about anything bird-related. As for myself, since I live […]
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Join us on our Ayurveda & Sound Alchemy Masterclass

Ayurveda & Sound Alchemy Masterclass Costa Rica, Dec 3-8 Immerse yourself in the rainforest of Costa Rica for a 5 day masterclass in the ancient art of Ayurveda and the alchemy of resonance, vibration and elemental sounds. Regenerate in the Rainforest of Costa Rica Brave Earth (Tierra Valiente) is a regenerative biosphere located in the rainforest […]
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