Writers’ Retreat 2017!

Norma’s is happy to announce our first ever writers’ retreat in January 2017. Inspired by NaNoWriMo and by our own visitors, we think Norma’s would be a great place to get away, write in peace, and connect with other writers. The first step is planning based on what you want in a retreat. To beginContinue reading “Writers’ Retreat 2017!”

Help Us Make Your Home More Comfortable

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!

Save the Americans! Costa Rica’s ad campaign

You’re in luck! Costa Rica is reaching out to help the Americans: Check it out! TV spot from the Costa Rican Tourism Board Ad Campaign: “Save the Americans” – Airing from Dec. 17 in the U.S. & Canada. © ICT – Costa Rica Read more here! So let us know — Do you need aContinue reading “Save the Americans! Costa Rica’s ad campaign”

Flowers Around Norma’s

We have a lot of flowers on the grounds, and this had me wondering what kinds of flowers were in Norma’s own backyard! Here are three I have been able to identify so far. 1. Brunfelsia                     Few other plants will make you so aware ofContinue reading “Flowers Around Norma’s”

NaNoWriMo Discount!

  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!”

Walkthrough Video by Adventure Paul!

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!

When the happiest country in the world

…was at its happiest. June 2014 in San Jose, when Costa Rica shocked the World Cup!

A Quick Guide around Norma’s

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.