Matty The Medicine Man

We run a cool little boutique hotel in the jungle of Costa Rica. It’s in Nosara , a small village on the Pacific Ocean – where more sea turtles lay eggs than we have residents.  It’s become a haven for surfers , yogis, tennis and just healthy people. There...

Escape To Our Playground

It seems like 9 months is along time to be in quarantine……..     We simplified our lives in March 2020.  We decided it was gonna be pretty simple. Coffee together in the morning, tennis, walking/hiking and depending on the weather a campfire...

22 Places We Love in and Around Nosara

Some of our favorite places in Nosara:  Best Coffee Options:  Olo Alaia Surf & Brew is my favorite . Best barista in town- meet Santiago.  (Santiago is also one of the most talented artists in town- some of his paintings are...

Sophisticated Dinner Party at Yaxa in Nosara

We have the most amazing neighbors in Nosara, Costa Rica. This past season a new chic boutique hotel opened up. Incredible , beautiful property. Old meets new …..  charm & sophisticated. Yaxa is a great new addition to our neighborhood.  But what...

Next Stop: Nosara

My mission was to get away with my two boys for Spring Break — (Max 14 and Zak 16 at the time) on an adventure we would always remember. We planned our holiday to the Nicoya Peninsula beach town of Nosara along with three other families. Nosara is located in a...

Foundational Training in Nosara’s Jungle

A few years ago I met Jon Mangogna in Nosara, Costa Rica. It’s hard to describe Jon. He walks into a room and immediately walks up to you – says “hello” & you feel like you have known him since childhood. Great guy.   Jon teaches TRX & Foundational...

Surfer’s Journey Immersion Retreat

The Surfer’s Journey Program is a research based multi-modular curriculum and immersion that follows the theme and ten research-based principles of The Surfer’s Journey.   For Attorneys Although subject to change, the Surfer’s Journey Immersion...

Tennis Around the Globe

Over the past couple of years – Carroll & I have put together creative retreats, tennis retreats and more recently Surfer’s Journey retreats. We have been fortunate to partner with art therapists, authors, doctors, tennis pro’s and fitness gurus. We tend to...