Meet Sam & Merlin
Mandy and I met Sam & Merlin at their newly opened business location Costanadian. It was wonderful to hear their shared vision of what they've created for our CoCo Community. A full service Barber Shop, Salon & Spa.
What a WONDERFUL ADDITION!
Get to know more about Sam, Merlin & their beautiful family ...
Name: Sam and Merlin Catamaran
Nickname if any: Dj SAM and Merlin Bustos
Tell us about your Family: We are a family of 6, Mom and Dad, 1 boy and 3 girls
Where are you from: Costa Rica and Canada
Where do you live: Ocotal Beach
Why did you move to CoCo and how long have you lived here: We've been here for 1 year, We moved form Herradura Beach in Puntarenas
Do you have a job or own a business? Tell us about it? Yes we do, We own the barber shop, salon and spa named Costanadian in the heart of Coco
Do you volunteer in CoCo: Yes We do, We are leading a new security community group in Coco and Ocotal, to prevent crime and robbery.
Do you have any animals: Yes We do, We have our 5 month old american stafford puppy Danko.
What are your hobbies: I love to Dj house music and my wife loves to dance, we love going to the beach and spend the day as a family.
What are your favorite restaurants: We love Capricho, Father Rooster, Claudio y Gloria and Taproom.
What is your favorite watering hole & drink: Father Rooster, Margaritas with Patron and Sangria :)
What is your favorite beach and why: Playas del Coco of course! it's our home town and it's got everything
What is your favorite place to visit outside of CoCo: We like Cabuyal and Flamingo beach
Tell us a fun story about your adventures in CoCo: Well We're working on something that its a lot of fun, we're helping organize a Music festival in January 2023 in Panama Beach, the Zenmood festival with lots of artists and Djs.
Tell us something that most people don’t know about you: I used to play baseball for the Costarican national team and my wife used to organize Futbol 5 tournaments in Liberia and Carrillo