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Mornings in May-Afternoons too!

Mornings in May-Afternoons too!

Filed in Cabins, Costa Rica Seasons, Finca Lilo by on May 9, 2016 0 Comments • views: 2438

Happy May Day! Happy May Day! May is a transition month from the dry season to the green season. We enjoy sunny mornings most of the time until about 11 or 12 in the afternoon, then it clouds up and by 2PM it’s raining, everything cools off and by nightfall the rains have dissipated. Here’s […]


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Cabin Views

Filed in Cabins by on June 17, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2178

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.-Edward Abbey Big sky country blankets the farm and where the cabins, and resort area are located it’s as if you are suspended in the sky. The Talamanca mountain range is in full […]


Vacation Cabins

Vacation Cabins

Filed in Cabins by on April 22, 2015 2 Comments • views: 2227

Finca Lilo features two cabins to be enjoyed as a writers’ retreat, vacation cabin or long term rental. Vacations, adventure and retreat are wrapped up all into one at Finca Lilo. One cabin is named the Platanillal cabin named after the river Rio Platanillal that flows through the farmland. The other cabin is the Talamanca […]


Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2589

Rice and Beans views: 1015

Colorful “beans” all from the same bush. These taste like pigeon peas and I think that’s what they are. We grow these on the farm, they are delicious and pack a powerful punch! Our worker and his boys help whack  black beans from dried plants. After the husks have been whacked, the beans are put […]

Pure Life! Pura Vida! views: 1987

We hope that, when the instects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics. -Bill Vaughan A mini-insect in the international park, La Amistad. Close up and incredible!  We have our fair share of insects in the park and on the farm. The place teems […]

Summer is Winter views: 2493

The locals are right, the green season demonstrates the best in Costa Rica nature but without the dry season (summer) which occurs in the winter months, typically January, February and March, there would be no time for all the plants and their roots to dry out and reach for the sky. Don’t get me wrong, […]

Food for thought… views: 913

Life on the farm is hard work. It’s well worth the effort however, especially when you see the fruits of your labor, really! Abundance is not taken for granted around these parts. We know what it takes to produce food. Living off the land and growing your own food is challenging but it teaches you […]