Argendora

Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

11N°1'9" 85W°21'35"

Entrepreneurs Around Town

Bamboo Farming and Tortilla Making with Alexis and Xania Argendora, Guanacaste Province

Xania and Alexis have three children who have all moved to nearby neighborhoods. Their hope is when tourism begins to develop a bit more in Argendora that they will build rustic ranch style cabins and that their daughters will return to help with the family business.

Pigs and Pancakes with Elias and Ana Cecilia Argendora, Guanacaste Province

The community of Argendora is just starting to welcome small tours of adventurous travelers to the area. The majority of the community members here make a living off of farming and small handicrafts, but all are looking forward to what tourism will bring for their future.

Traditional Cooking and Oxcart Farming with Cristina Argendora, Guanacaste Province

Maria Cristina is a busy woman! Her house seems to be constantly filled with the cutest kids of Argendora. With eight of her own children living throughout Costa Rica, and six grandchildren in Argendora Maria Cristina shared that her dream for the future was simply to sleep more. All jokes aside, her and her husband do have dreams for a larger and more productive farm in the future. She is extremely passionate about maintaining the traditions of local Guanacasteco dishes, and her grandchildren are more than excited to practice their English with you!

Majagua Weaving with Rudi and Enrique Argendora, Guanacaste Province

The community of Argendora is just starting to welcome small tours of adventurous travelers to the area. The majority of the community members here make a living off of farming and small handicrafts, but all are looking forward to what tourism will bring for their future. Rudi and Enrique travel throughout the country working at and showcasing in local art shows.