Shopping and Dining
In the shops of Las Catalinas, you’ll find everything you need to elevate your stay in town. Get outfitted to enjoy town and outdoors, set a course to learn about ocean protection, bring home an unexpected Costa Rican gift, give some local life and flair to your home, or relax and take care of your body. It’s all here, and it’s all within a few minutes’ walk.
Pura Vida Ride Outfitter
Pura Vida Ride aims to be Costa Rica’s premier beach adventure destination. It specializes in rentals and sales of stand-up-paddle boards (SUPs), mountain bikes (MTBs), kayaks, and other ocean and mountain sports equipment. It also offers guided tours and anything you need to enjoy to its fullest the nature, land, and sea of one of the most spectacular places in Costa Rica.View more
Las Catalinas Collection
The Las Catalinas Collection is a colorful boutique located in the Las Catalinas Beach Club. Offering a carefully curated selection of beachwear, athletic wear, and accessories to liven up the home or any outfit, the Las Catalinas Collection is the perfect partner to Las Catalinas living.View more
Many of Las Catalinas’ homes owe their look and feel to the vision and prowess of interior designer and architect Andrina Fonseca. In her studio and showroom, visitors can find authentic Costa Rican interior design for a true sense of place. From local, handmade furniture by trusted artisans, to finishes, furnishings, kitchenware, and linens, everything is customized to your needs.
A management consulting firm founded on social and environmental entrepreneurship. Rooted in sustainable development practices, Connect Ocean develops Corporate Social Responsibility programs and projects revolving around marine life and ocean ecosystems. They offer scuba diving, swimming lessons, guided expeditions, team building events, and social outreach programs.View more
LaPula Shop and Studio
The shop has a collection of carefully curated goods made with love by independent designers, artists and crafters, mostly from Costa Rica but also from far. Atypical souvenirs, apparel, accessories, homeware, stationery, books and more. The studio specializes in ideas, branding, graphic and web design.View more
Wake Day Spa
A modern, relaxed, and welcoming day spa in the town’s Plaza Central with a strong emphasis on smart simplicity and high quality. Wake provides local retail and a solid menu of massages, body treatments, facials and waxing services. It also features a nail care lounge, hair station, special outdoor experiences, and packages.View more
Guanacaste is quickly becoming a major player in Costa Rica’s culinary scene, and Las Catalinas offers some of the best options around available just a few steps from your front door. Check out the best restaurants in town below.
The signature restaurant of Las Catalinas Beach Town, Limonada offers a wide array of starters, refreshing salads, tasty burgers and wraps, and mouth-watering seafood and meat options with fresh local ingredients and good-natured service in a lush beachside setting. With daily specials, games for the kids, hammocks and evenings with live music, there is something for everyone.Limonada Menu
Ponciana is a stylish and welcoming evening restaurant, and a place to gather, eat, drink, learn, experience, share and socialize, all while surrounded by beauty. Inspired by Basque cuisine and joie de vivre, the food in Ponciana is uniquely Costa Rican, brought to life by good ingredients from sea, mountain and farm, and a blend of styles and techniques drawing from Basque cuisine.View more
A gathering spot for local residents and visitors to relax, socialize, and exercise, the Beach club also offers natural fruit juices, cocktails, and snacks so visitors can enjoy the sea views while having a drink or a light meal. Appetizers, finger food, sandwiches, and the best tacos in the area await you at the Beach Club, while the mojitos and margaritas make many a visitor’s delight.View more
Copper & Stone
Copper & Stone is a Gourmet Grocery offering fresh produce and meats, fine wines and craft beers, and a selection of other essentials from around the world. Visitors to the store can also sample one of Copper & Stone’s signature sandwiches, enjoy organic smoothies, or explore one of the many specials present at the store’s deli.View more
Casa Chameleon’s famed, adults-only restaurant and bar, Sentido Norte proudly offers a selection of the best coastal cuisine of Costa Rica. Sea and farm-to-table ingredients in every meal and drink make for an exquisite dining experience that is uniquely local, while you gaze at breathtaking sunsets and panoramic views of Playa Danta and Sugar Beach.View more
Center of Joy
Opening in summer 2020, Center of Joy will boast a wide variety of practices that foster wellbeing. Wellbeing is comprised of a number of things; how we eat, how (and where) we move, what we think, and the quality of our sleep. You’ll find yoga and exercise classes, a welcoming kitchen to eat and learn, a state of the art sound studio, and much more. Or come just to hang out, read a book, or play a game. The third floor is 1,539 sq. ft. of open space for retreats, workshops, and teacher trainings. Come to the Center to return to your center.