Bonnie has been living at Norma’s Villas for six months with Norma’s son, Rick. She’s our guest blogger for today! It is Christmastime and summer has officially begun here at Norma’s Villas! I am married to Norma’s son, Rick, and we have been living here for nearly 6 months now. While I have visited duringContinue reading “Guest Post: Bonnie Rios”
We created a survey three months ago about what our visitors would want most in their trip to Costa Rica. Here’s a rundown of our results: Away, but not cut off — 92% said that Internet access was either a deal breaker or extremely important. Lone rangers — 77% indicated that group activities were nice butContinue reading “Faster, Stronger Wifi.”
Norma’s is a getaway, a community, a home. Please help us make it better with our new survey! Click here to answer seven questions about your stay in paradise, and mention the survey when you email in to get 10% off your stay! Pura Vida!
Writers have been getting ready for NaNoWriMo, which can be an exciting and productive time! But have you planned on what you’re going to do after? Maybe some editing or rewriting…in Costa Rica? Norma’s is giving 10% off weekly and monthly rates for writers who book during March-August of 2015! There’s one catch .Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Discount!”
Paul stayed at Norma’s for a whole month working on various projects, and he was nice enough to make and share this walkthrough video! Get to know Norma’s before you come. Tell us in the comments: What is YOUR favorite spot? Visit Paul’s Adventures here!
Want an intro to public transit in Costa Rica? Tips on getting to a secluded, magical turtle island? Maybe you need the number of a cab driver in Granada, Nicaragua? Or maybe you don’t need that info right now, but wouldn’t you like to have that problem? We can help you out.
Norma’s has a lot of space. A lot. We are happy that everyone has lots of space to roam around, but that leaves us with a huge problem: The Internet. As more freelancers and remote workers come to Norma’s, it’s clear that we are going to need to solve our Internet problem. I made thisContinue reading “Norma’s Internet Problem”
Are YOU a writer looking for a retreat? Why do you wanna know? Norma’s is giving 10% off weekly and monthly rates for writers who book during June-August of 2015! Really? How do I get this discount? If you’re on Twitter, Tweet the link to this post and follow @normasvillas. If you can’t thinkContinue reading “Writers’ Discount for next June, July and August!”
The mangoes are no longer in season, but a few are hanging around. Manzanas de agua and cas are in season. Jennifer and I picked a whole bunch! Coconuts are also aplenty. Sergio, our gardener, was nice enough to pick some for me and my cousin Arianna. Mini is nesting and we expect to haveContinue reading “It’s a beautiful day…”