What makes Latitude 10° Resort different from the rest?

Latitude 10° isn’t your typical Santa Teresa resort.  In fact, it didn’t even start as a hotel.  True to its origins as a private summer house, Latitude 10° still maintains its friendly “home away from home” vibe. For one, it’s gloriously Front Desk-free and what’s more, check in is far more of a “welcome to […]

Santa Teresa’s Best Fish Tacos:  From Housekeeper to Chef

Meet Lauren Francini Cruz.   She is responsible for the fresh and delicious food that our guests at Latitude 10° Resort in Santa Teresa enjoy every day.  No, she is not a culinary school graduate, nor does she have any formal training in the kitchen, but, she does bring platefuls of passion to her food, and she’s a quick-learning, hard-working […]

A Luxury Beachfront Hotel in the Tropics designed for “Discomfort”? 

Wait a minute?  Why would you design a beach house to make your guests feel a certain level of “discomfort” and intentionally push them out of their comfort zones?  And at the same time make the beach house function as a luxury hotel?  Sounds nuts, doesn’t it? The location of Latitude 10 in Santa Teresa is spectacular. […]

Diving in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Santa Teresa and Malpais on the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica are better known to be hip surf towns than a diver’s paradise.  The premier diving destination in Costa Rica is Coco’s Island way off the Pacific coast.  But things might be changing. Juan Pinto was the General Manager of Cayuga Collection’s Lapa Rios Lodge on the […]