Our Costa Rica lodge sponsors Tree Day celebration

Drummer from school at Playa CativoIt was a truly amazing event on June 15th as an animated group of young school children paraded with their drums at the Aboretum Luis Jorge Poveda Alvarez in the Reserva Forestal of Golfo Dulce. This band of drums made of recycled buckets is called “The Downpour,” and the little drummers put on an entertaining show during the celebration of the Centenarium of Tree Day in Costa Rica.

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Playa Cativo Staff Donates Time to Help Needy School

Rainforest lodge in Costa RicaPlaya Cativo Lodge staff members recently took part in a special program to help one of the neediest schools in Golfito — Escuela San Francisco Km 1. Ten dedicated staffers donated their time and skills to paint the school's fence as part of the Playa Cativo Blue Flag Program. All paint and materials were donated by several organizations but, unfortunately, the school could not afford to pay for labor to paint the fence. That's when the Playa Cativo team stepped into action! [...]