Where to eat the best pizza in Costa Rica

Where to eat the best pizza in Costa Rica
Pizza in costa rica

Where to eat the best pizza in Costa Rica

Do you like pizza? That is a silly question as so many people worldwide love pizza, each person has there favorite pizza restaurant and flavor whether it be meat lovers, vegetarian, Hawaiian, or whatever you might like. It is the…
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Tamales in Costa Rica

Tamales of Costa Rica

One thing that makes Costa Ricans truly happy and they spend a lot of family time doing is making Tamales. This is a very foreign thing to most North Americans and Europeans. You might have heard of the Looney Tunes version of…
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Costa Rica at a Glance – Interesting Stats & Facts

In the context of memorable vacations, Costa Rica evokes images of palm-fringed beaches, sultry rainforests brimming with wildlife, and the delighted yips of zip-line adventurers as they hurl their bodies from one platform to the next. But did you know that Costa Rica is also a…
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Recipe for Sweet Plantains, a Costa Rican Favorite

A larger and starchier cousin of the banana, plantains are a staple in most Central American homes. In Costa Rica, plantains are enjoyed in a number of ways, and at different levels of ripeness. One time-honored dish in many households…
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Ceviche Festival Returns to Manuel Antonio This November

A memorable weekend bash will celebrate the many flavors and varieties of ceviche this November, in the second annual Ceviche Festival. The event is scheduled to take place November 13 – 15 at the Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, where…
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Traditional Christmas Tamales in Costa Rica

December is a spectacular month to be vacationing in Costa Rica – a time of holiday celebrations, sensational horse parades, family gatherings, seasonal fiestas and delicious Christmas foods. Nearly every home and building is adorned with twinkling lights, elaborate nativity…
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Plantains: a Costa Rican Delicacy

Commonly mistaken for an oversized banana, the plantain is one of Costa Rica’s unsung culinary heroes – a starchy treat that is both versatile and delicious. So what is this fruit and how do you eat it? Indigenous to India…
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Exotic cocktails from Costa Rica

You may have heard about Costa Rica’s local firewater, guaro. Distilled from pure sugar cane molasses, it’s alternately described as rot-gut liquor and something akin to strong vodka. At 70-proof, guaro’s alcohol content packs a wicked punch, but thanks to…
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Mahi Mahi Ceviche

[caption id="attachment_2846" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Check Here For More Personal Recipes From Our Chefs[/caption] Book the most beautiful vacation villa of your life   Ingredients: 2 lbs. Mahi Mahi 1 handful or roll of freshly chopped cilantro 1 diced red pepper…
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Free Cooking & Dance Lessons for Escape Villa Guests

A quick glance on TripAdvisor and you’ll understand why so many travelers rave about their Costa Rica vacation experience with Escape Villas! Luxurious ocean view homes, 24-hour concierge and friendly customer service are always top on the list of compliments,…
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Traditional Costa Rica recipes

One of the wonderful aspects of traveling in Costa Rica is sampling the nation’s diverse selection of traditional foods. Many recipes rely heavily on fresh produce, which is complemented by staples like rice, beans and tortillas (both corn and flour).…
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Pineapple Carpaccio with Crystallized Ginger

[caption id="attachment_2750" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Check Here For Personal Chef Services in Costa Rica Vacation Rentals[/caption] Book your vacation rental TODAY!   Ingredients: ½ fresh pineapple - sliced into rings (more…)
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Chicken Breast in Honey, Soy, Cashew and Pineapple Chutney

[caption id="attachment_2736" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Check Here For Personal Chef Services in Costa Rica Vacation Rentals[/caption] Book the most beautiful vacation villa of your life   Ingredients: 200 Grams Fresh Pineapple – chopped into small cubes 3 cloves of fresh garlic…
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Our response to COVID-19

Dear Guest,

Please note that we have adapted and are currently following the WHO and Costa Rican Ministry of Health guidelines on sanitation and social distancing

  1. Our host receiving you will always practice social distancing.
  2. There will always be alcohol in the gel by the front door entrance for you to use at any time.
  3. All of our housekeeping and maintenance staff will always be wearing facemasks.
  4. The home is completely disinfected right before guests arrive and just after guests leave.
  5. The villa is private for just your group, you will not be sharing any spaces with strangers.

Have a SAFE vacation

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