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Costa Rica Photo Retreat Video 2018

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We are planning a Costa Rica photo retreat for July 15-21, 2018.  Below is a video for more information. You can find ALL the details on our dedicated website of our Costa Rica photo retreat.


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The Vision for the Costa Rica Event Center

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Costa Rica Event Center

We are very excited about a new planned project for the Osa region of Costa Rica which will be a Costa Rica Event Center. The

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The survey team during their GPS work

owners of Las Villas de San Buenas have been working for several years on the idea and location for the Costa Rica Event Center, while at the same time I was tirelessly looking for the right in-country partner to engage with, in order to build my dream of an event center in Costa Rica.  Collectively, we have been working behind the scenes for several years to get it to this point and now they are starting to share a bit of information at this time. Nick Halverson and I have known each other for years - and our timing was perfect.

Vision for the Costa Rica Event Center

The vision for the Costa Rica Event Center is a destination to host a hybrid of events, including, but not limited to:

  • Travel & tourism
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    Survey of the land, with trees marked, for the Costa Rica retreat center

  • Costa Rica Real estate investing training and tours
  • Yoga (scheduled locally and yoga retreats)
  • Writers Retreats
  • Entrepreneurial Mastermind Events
  • Photography Retreats
  • Corporate Training
  • Corporate Retreats
  • Pilates
  • We will also rent out the space to other retreat leaders who would like a beautiful space and location
  • Self-renewal events...the ideas are endless.

With an event center at its hub, and private cabinas within 100 yards, this project promises exciting opportunities for retreat coordinators, event planners, wedding planners, tour operators, real estate investors, and the local community for private events. 

Our live event opportunities provide participants a platform for people to meet people on a social as well as business level. The types of events will range from yoga retreats, business masterminds, hands on workshops, educational seminars, destination weddings, renewal of vows, honeymoons, tours,activities and attractions.

Environment is Intertwined with the Design

We have surveyed the area, cleared an old logging road (from 50 years ago) and marked all old-world and protected trees with costa rica retreat center tree GPS, to ensure we have minimal impact on the existing land. Our planned location of the Costa Rica retreat center located adjacent to a quebrada (stream/creek) that flows all year (including during the dry season). Thanks to the jungle tree canopy, it is rarely too sunny or too hot (it can get a bit humid – you are in a tropical rain forest after all!) and given the proximity to the creek, simply take a refreshing dip to cool off.

In fact, not only is it planned to be in the middle of a jungle, next to a river, but it is also only a five minute walk to an amazing waterfall.

Retreats

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Hollywood star, John Kapelos (R) (The Shape of Water, The Breakfast Club) and Poet Zach Roz (L) enjoy the nearby waterfall during their time at the Writers' Retreat of San Buenas

The basic concept of a retreat is to get away from your daily routine so that you can see things from a fresh new perspective. Retreat opportunities are available for yoga and Pilates practitioners, we also do writers retreats, photography retreats, as well as spiritual and personal development retreat.

Workshops, Seminars, Clinics

These types of events will be for coaches and consultants to work with their clients on expanding their projects and business. It is not all about business however. For example, golf clinics could available for helping golfers up their game, and being able to practice and play at the nearby golf course. Workshops, seminars and clinics may also be about a specific profession for example photography. Photographers need to learn about the latest techniques technology and equipment. Real estate investors need to learn about the market and learn from experienced professionals.

Entrepreneur Masterminds

Mastermind events are designed to get clients through various stages in the lifecycle of their business growth. Sometimes costa rica retreat center creekbusiness owners reach a plateau and can not understand why they are not growing. By masterminding with other entrepreneurs, business owners and business leaders can learn ideas and insights from others that may have had a similar challenge. No matter what level in the organization someone is, or the size of the business, it is always a good idea to reflect, and possibly, rethink, processes in order to break through business challenges. 

Destination Weddings and Vow Renewals

Getting married to the person you want to spend the rest of your life with should be memorable.costa rica destination wedding The event itself and the environment should also be unique. Imagine going through your wedding photo album and seeing pictures in exotic rain forest settings and tropical plants and animals.

Another wonderful Costa Rica wedding option is to have your ceremony at one of the numerous beaches here in the Osa/Bahia Ballena region. The sounds of the waves crashing, the sun beginning its beautiful blaze orange decent at the end of the day, and you and your guests may be lucky enough to see whales or dolphins in the ocean (depending on the time of year).  Let us help you and your special someone, begin your new life together, with an amazing Costa Rica destination wedding.

We can provide you with a turn-key in-country wedding solution for you and your guests. We work with several hotels in the area and can also provide vacation home rental options.

We are in the final planning stages of the Costa Rica Event Center, and every day we are more optimistic about hosting future events at what will be an amazing Costa Rica destination. In the meantime, if you have an interest in photography as a beginner or professional, we invite you to attend our next Costa Rica Photography Retreat.

More details are available HERE and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call or text my mobile phone. We will continue to update everyone on the status and designs as they become available.

If you are an Event Planner or Retreat Coordinator, and would like to book your event(s) on our property, call and let's chat.

Also, if you have an interest in becoming a partner, collaborator, event planner or even an investor, please feel free to inquire about our opportunities and options for expansion and growth. We are excited!

Event-fully Yours,

BRAD "MagicBrad" GUDIM
Mobile: +1-612-242-6468

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2018 Photography Retreat to Launch in Costa Rica

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We here at Osa Property Management are excited to welcome PHOTOGRAPHER’s from the United States, Canada and from around the world to a Costa Rica Photography Retreat. With the huge success of our recent retreat for writers, we have launched a new program for professional photographers and videographers.

WHAT: Costa Rica Photography Retreat
WHEN: July 15-21, 2018
WHERELas Villas de San Buenas – Costa Rica
WHO: Professional and Aspiring Photographers and Videoographers and Hobbyists
HOW: To reserve and book your retreat call 612-242-6468

NOTE: Villa choices are limited, so book early to lock in your choice.

If you have been to Costa Rica, then you know that this place is a photographers dream. If you have not been to Costa Rica, then this retreat experience is your epic opportunity to create lasting memories for years to photography retreatcome. If you are a photographer that enjoys taking photos of wildlife and nature you will not be disappointed on this Costa Rica Photo Retreat. Whales, dolphins and surfers are common on the ocean beaches. In the jungles we will see multiple species of monkeys, insects birds and other animals.

Our featured local guest PHOTOGRAPHER will be David Roy Fulton. David has been a professional photographer for over 40 years. He has published his works in Alaska Day by Day, Frommers, and other national and international Publications. David has photographed with Nikon, Cannon and Sony, so regardless of the make/model of your DSLR camera, you will learn how to operate your camera better than ever.

We will be discussing marketing techniques, business elements of a photography business, social media as well as defining your specific niche and dominating your marketplace…and of course taking some amazing photos!!

For more information about the upcoming retreat go to CostaRicaPhotoRetreat.com or questions can be directed to myself, by calling +1.612-242-6468.

See ya there!

BRAD “MagicBrad” GUDIM

 


Experience in the Area

Our team has decades of collective experience in protecting and managing real estate assets in the Southern Pacific region of Costa Rica, particularly in Uvita, Ojochal, Tres Rios, San Buenaventura, Palmar Norte.

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