The Mother of Montezuma: Doña Neri

Neri Vargas Villalobos is widely known as the Mother of Montezuma.  At 91 years old, her beautiful life of marriage, child-raising, and healing is an inspiration to us all.   Originally from Zarcero, a small town close to San José, Neri landed with her parents on the beach of Montezuma one afternoon in 1943, when […]

Kids Playground

Located 200 meters north of the center of Montezuma, this is a place to enjoy with the family. Recently a new wood playground has been installed in the shade of the almond beach trees. There are also beautiful, rustic artisan-built benches made with driftwood, making watching the ocean view with friends even more enjoyable. This […]

Volleyball Court

Las Pangas beach volley field is located only 100 meters from the center of Montezuma, overlooking the ocean with natural benches and a comfortable parking space by the side. It has become one of the favorite places for teenagers to get together for a spontaneous volleyball competition or to cheer on their team of friends.  […]

Beach Boulevard

Located in the center of town, this space, previously misused as a parking lot, was recovered for public use, revalidating the access to the beach and creating a meeting area for pedestrians with large wooden benches in a circular shape under the shade of colorful triangular awnings.  It quickly became the preferred place to meet, […]

Aquatic Rescue and CPR

CPR course Montezuma Costa Rica

Montezuma hosted an introductory course on Aquatic Rescue and CPR -Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation-. Certified instructor Mar Chen arrived from Jacó to hold this first training to12 young people from Montezuma. The two-day workshop based on 12 hours of practice and training took place in different locations, including Montezuma at La Playita, Las Pangas, and Las Manchas. […]