Skip the March end-of-winter season!

Two spaces/one room, opened up due to business conflict cancellation. Care to join us?? 3/7/2020

March 17-24 or 25, 2020

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 transfer to Downtown San Jose to the Hotel Don Carlos, staying for 3 nights.

Hotel Don Carlos

Hotel Don Carlos (  This hotel is a short walk to the main attractions like the central market, museums, National Theater, and small parks/green spaces.  It’s in a historic part of the city and the building has a historic charm as well. Plans are to explore the old city, lush with parks and Costa Rican Arts.

Next, we will be transferred to Parrita, via shuttle van. The scenic trip will take approximately 2.5 hours, arriving in the afternoon 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.


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


  •  3 nights @ Don Carlos Hotel, San Jose
  •  3 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!