Capturing the essence of Costa Rica and its sustainable spirit, KOKi Beach embraces the environment and community in which it rests through a wide range of eco practices. Working principally with local materials, artisans and by incorporating mostly reused, reclaimed and repurposed elements, they created a unique haven for locals and visitors to enjoy. Local river stones were used for the building support as well as the bar’s back bar wall, while the lamps are a combination of carvings by the local indigenous community in Bribri and a local artisan who specializes in beadwork. Even wood from an abandoned house in Hone Creek now serves as tables and seating for the restaurant, as well as a decorative entry feature. KOKi Beach is a showcase of local craftsmanship, and exemplifies how using the knowledge and traditions of the community can create a modern and environmentally friendly space.
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