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A True Farm to Table Experience

farm to table cuisine blue osa garden

By Lindsay Samuels   The goal of Blue Osa is to provide a true farm to table experience. We want to accomplish this not only by providing the freshest ingredients possible, but to actually grow them.   Tropical gardening presents many challenges to cultivating non-native plants. They often become food for a vast variety of

The Family of Blue Osa

The Famaily of Blue Osa Alison Costa Rica

Alison What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?   “I don’t go home to Ohio as often as I’d like. When I do, I am typically running around like a crazy person- trying to see all my old friends and family, eating at my favorite spots, stocking up on items I can’t

Allow the universe to tell you where to go


Blue Osa is honored to have Susan Smith lead yoga retreats every year. I had the pleasure of talking to Susan Smith the other day, “a wonderful earth mother” as Adam described her, and this was the advice she gave me when I told her that my personal quest was one of finding my genuine

Embrace lifelong learning – Confessions of a yogi

never stop learn about yourself

By Rose Shattell   Rose Shattell is leading a yoga retreat with Mary McManigle and Trigo Yoga April 19 – 25, 2015. Click here for more information.   What if everything you think is “right” isn’t necessarily “right?” It’s so easy to try to define things. Our minds are constantly seeking to categorize, define, and

Mango Banana Coconut Smoothie

Mango-banana-coco-smoothie at Blue Osa with Marie

Our guests get to enjoy their yoga classes in our beautiful yoga studio that sits right next to our mango tree. And on hot days at after a long yoga class, a frozen mango banana coconut smoothie is the perfect Costa Rican drink.   Chef Marie has mastered the art of making smoothies that satisfies