Skip ahead to December 2021! The beginning of the lovely, not overly hot season!

December 7-14, 2021

Join Doris and the plein air painters as we explore the charming country of Costa Rica.

The weather is beautiful, the foliage is lush and the people are warm and welcoming. It is a jewel of a location, featured in National Geographic as a place of happiness and contentment.

The plan is to fly, your choice of airlines, to San Jose Airport, SJO.  Upon Arrival:

We will be transferred to Parrita, via shuttle van. The scenic trip will take approximately 2.5 hours, arriving in the evening at our destination:  Hotel Playa Bejuco, Esterillos. ( will be our home for the next 3 nights.

Hotel Playa Bejuco

The perfect location,  central Pacific of Costa Rica, national parks and natural attractions just a few minutes away if we want to take group ‘field trips’. Charming Manuel Antonia, is about an hour away.  Surrounded by nature, the area features one of the best beaches to visit in Costa Rica and is located just a few steps from our hotel.  The staff is friendly, restaurant good, grocery store is a short walk away.

Other field trips will be planned as we get closer to December 2021.


We are working on prices for rooms and shuttle transportation options TBA,  Shuttles to be determined as Doris plans the side trips and transfers to locations.

Workshop fee:  Artist fee   $425.00 Companion fee: $250.00



  •  6 nights @ Hotel Playa Bejuco, Esterillos
  • One (or 2) nights:  Terrazas de Golf Boutique Hotel, a charming small hotel on a golf course, close to SJO Airport. Shuttle to airport and breakfast/s included.


I will prepare a list of room choices and prices for you to make your selection.

What a great Adventure! Come along!