PLAZA BAHÍA MOANA
Author: Marlène Boye
PLAZA BAHIA MOANA opens its doors in Uvita, on the main road to the Marino Ballena National Park, Ballena street. This new address, unpublished and contemporary, is signed by Marlène and Yann, a French couple in love with Costa Rica for many years and now lives in Ojochal. They mix private and professional life through M&Y DESIGN – a company dedicated to the construction and decoration of European inspiration.
In nostalgic reference to Yann’s childhood and his builder friend Olivier of MAHANA PEARL, the place’s design revolves around the theme of Tahiti, the largest French island in the South Pacific, whose idyllic landscapes, floral scents, and sweetness of life echo Costa Rica.
Through its decorative details of doors, wrought iron partitions, and railings, its illustrations, the peak shape of its ceilings, its flowers, and tropical plants, it fills us with the atmosphere of a sober, elegant, and modern place. Inside the 500 m2 building, the four fully equipped apartments and harmoniously decorated by M&Y DESIGN will be used for rental of the season. Commercial activities arise from the ties of friends French, further strengthening the theme and atmosphere of the square.
M&Y Design is setting up its office on the second floor to present its different professional facets. An art gallery, to share and spread the international artists that M&Y DESIGN loves and admires, and whom they met on occasions lucky, in France or Costa Rica.
A line of furniture in his image, from clean, delicate, and sunny lines. And a set of a dozen Costa Rican construction companies, united around M&Y DESIGN in an ethical and technical quality charter, whose objective is to promote local work with the highest standards.
Most of them have already participated in the aesthetic and technical success of the Yann also presents his other company, MY ENVIRONMENT, specialized in solar products, plumbing, and air conditioning. It offers quality technical equipment, assistance in conducting technical studies and plans, and training for professionals.
Mireille, Philippe, and Simon create LE FRENCH CAFE as a family, an obligatory gourmet break, with its bakery-pastry shop, its sandwiches, ideally located on the way to the beach. For a more tasty stop, its magnificent terrace and its lounge invite you to relax.
Cécile and Pascal open LA FABRIK with a vindicated, “chic” and fresh French style, a cute shop for women’s clothing, accessories, and decoration. Denis will undoubtedly make a splash with his distinguished and highly professional tattoo and piercing parlor UVITA INK perfectly embodying Tahiti’s culture and spirit, in which Maori tattoos are trendy.
PLAZA BAHIA MOANA thus represents the beginning of a new architectural area in Uvita, putting at the center no longer practicality but beauty and integration Harmonious of a building in its charming atmosphere. Through their commercial linked and supportive activities, the place will also undoubtedly stand out with a warm and friendly soul.
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