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Glad to be playing in the fabulous Southern Zone of Costa Rica


Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. Don Marquis

We are certainly being blessed here in the Southern Zone with mild weather and sunshine ... this precious baby sloth is super grateful and so are we!

Once again we ask to update any ads ... we want our website as up to date as possible. Thanks for your help!

The US citizens will be without an Ambassador after January 20th ... click here to read more.

British Explorer will climb Chirripo Mountain

There are many, many fun & inspiring & educational activities throughout our region to check out here on our Events page ... some really great times ahead for those of any interest.

Join Sarah for a never to be forgotten getaway... check here for Soul Adventure Retreat.

Sundown Serenade: Live Music at Ricar2 Restaurant this Sunday, January 15th, 3:30-6. Good food, Good service. Reasonable prices. Spectacular view.

T'ai Chi Chih classes by Anita ... check Events page

New "Stuff for Sale" ... more on Stuff page

  • EarthStar Meditation Bench -- Handmade with Love

  • Mini-Fridge with Freezer Compartment

  • Powerful On-Demand Electric Water Heater

  • HP Pavillion p6210f. 640 GB 7200 RPM hard drive. 6gb ram. Legal Win 10 upgrade. CD/DVD. Card Reader. 10/10 condition. AMD Athlon quad core 100,000 no keyboard/monitor/mouse

  • 7166-2733 or alt11john@gmail.com

Wanted to let everyone know that the last couple years of the Chayotevine is now on our blog ... click here to see any old editions.

  • Professional NGO staff team looking to rent home in San Isidro May - August 2017

  • Amigos de las Americas, a professional NGO staff team, is looking for a short term rental between the months of May and August 2017. We are a NGO based in the United States that works with a local NGO, Casa de la Juventud, to facilitate campamentos in national parks throughout Costa Rica for Tico and US American youth. We need a fully furnished 3+ bedroom home with 2+ bathrooms in walking distance of San Isidro. We have strict organizational rules and do not smoke, drink, or party. We are great renters and need a clean space to base our offices out of.

  • Your Best Contact Phone 0016513154265 vvoller02@gmail.com

I am looking for a nice place, house, TV , for month of Feb....( a little flexible) ... budget in the $600 range. Single, retired non-smoking, teacher....may not have a car. Jim Henley globalclas@aol.com

Looking for house to rent- preferably a one story 4 bedroom house or a one story 3 bedroom + cabina with outdoor space for dogs. Would consider anywhere in greater San Isidro area. Seeking a long term lease.Please contact Mark 8718-6061 msirotkin@russellandryan.com or Kathleen 8913-4926 kmmss1@gmail.com

We are looking for work traders who want to come stay by the ocean and help us here at Rancho Cannatella. A bi-lingual couple would be great, no animals and one who is open to a variety of jobs. We can commit to a month and if all goes well are open to 3 months. Specialty skills are a plus! carpenters, gardeners, farmers, teachers, artists, nannies, musicians, virgo OCD organizers, karate/selfdefense instructors... we are looking for creative, positive and enthusiastic beings who want to contribute to our oceanside farm/vacation rental.

All that are interested please email me at: info@ranchocannatella.com<