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Such a beautiful time to be in the Precious Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Welcome New Subscribers & Pura Vida Blessings to All

Lovely to see so many new faces here even in a traditionally quieter time!

Do check our Events page for some exciting opportunities!

We are now offering shipping and delivery service throughout Costa Rica. For our area ... we have a network of Xpress & Taxi's who can delivery our products 7 days a week ... just let us know! On feria days, we can also do limited shopping and shipping.

  • No Fines – Costa Rica Immigration Authority Grants Extension to Foreigners Exceeding Their Stay in the Country

  • The History and Colors of Costa Rica’s Bills

  • 446 Flight Connect Costa Rica & Europe

  • First Trimester of 2018 Shows a Growth in Number of Tourists to Costa Rica

Moving Sale - Last Chance - Ends April 29th. Lower Prices. Large U Table (workstation), Solar Panel & Inverters, Laser Printer (new toner), Diving suits, Digital Camera Canon Rebel...




If you want to improve you diet and health contact this 86 year old

Research Psychoanalyst to become part of a study and practice group



Quiet 3 bedroom furnished house on a half acre property bordering a creek in the countryside in the mountains near San Vito.

Available May 1st.

Beautiful gardens, very private, secure parking, a short walk to the main road where there is a good sized store and hardware store and frequent bus service to San Vito and Agua Buena as well as further destinations.

Looking for a responsible person or couple to move in and take care of the yard and gardens in exchange for free rent.6 months minimum, possibly longer. Utilities would be the responsibility of the renter (approx $20/month for water and electricity)

Cell service and internet via data card available. Fairly new fridge and 4 burner gas stove with oven. Some bedding and basic kitchen items provided. Available for 6 months, possibly longer. Contact Autumn at with questions or more info

Hello we would like to rent a home We would like to stay in quepos/Manuel Antonio area We have 11 people. We would like to come for 3-4 weeks in february 2019 or March 2019. Could you help point us in a direction?

Melissa Fournier


The whole Sat Yoga Institute community was inspired from our watching the documentary “What the Health” during last November’s visit, where everyone realized how true it is that truly nourishing the body, mind and spirit with a whole food plant-based diet will lead to a healthy and just world. I explained and demonstrated this with recipes from my book TO LIVE FOR! and conversion of their own favorite recipes. Saraswati, wrote about the November experience on their blog…

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Oregano Oil is a powerful antibiotic ... click here to read of the benefits.

Another amazing natural product is Mariola Honey ... can be used for eye or ear infections with great success. Please read here for more information.

Here is a great short video on the many benefits of Moringa. (We have organic moringa in powder form, seeds, or oil at Colibri's Corner).

Lavender is a heavenly flower ... read here of the benefits and uses. We have organic French Lavender now at Colibri's Corner

Happy to announce our all organic Turkey Tail Extract is now back & available at Colibri's Corner (and by order). Click here to see the many benefits!

Diane's Flaxxers are delicious & nutritious and a must try! Available at Colibri's Corner at the PZ feria

Our Ginger Kombucha has been receiving amazing compliments ... come in and try some! Probiotic & delicious & super healthy for your immune systems.

Another wonderful new product is our Organic Kale Chips with Nutritional Yeast & Turmeric & Black Pepper and new flavor this week, BarBQ!


Water kefir is a highly rich probiotic beverage made from kefir grains which contain a good source of healthy bacteria and yeast. Kefir is a centuries old fermented drink discovered in Caucasus mountains. Indeed, it can be your alternative option for your sweet drinking menu. If you are interested in obtaining some for probiotic health, please contact me by email. or Whatsapp. 4078447552. Or message at 50684824865

1/4 CUP 1,500 mil makes 32oz of kefir

New listings for Homes for Sale

New Stuff for Sale on our Great Stuff Page

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  • New Sofa

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Last minute Deal:House rental for 6 months from May to November 2018. $1200 pr month ,( negotiable if you don’t need 3 bedrooms.) HOuse is located in Hatillo MOuntain with 180degree ocean view- 2klm from rte 34 and fabulous pool and gardens. ( 5 appliances and fully furnished)not suitable for young children- Call or txt Colette 8326-5555. Check photos in VRBO #758567 - very private 5 acre property.

Cozy Hardwood Home for Rent

Lovely, simply furnished well kept studio in private wooded section of East Los Angeles de Rivas. Nestled on 1.25 acres with an altitude of 3600 feet and an ideal climate of sunny days and cool, crisp nights. This private setting borders the scenic Talari River and has good road access, river bathing, fruit trees, bananas and high grade spring water. Includes high speed internet, porch, hot shower, flush toilet and secure parking. Lots of hiking in the area and near to the Mt. Chirripo Volcano and National Park. Fifteen minute walk to bus line with frequent bus transport to San Isidro. Pets okay but dogs must be leashed or fenced in. $385/month plus cooking gas/electric. Available now. Contact

Great opportunity to visit Peru with an experienced, tri-lingual guide with a great sense of adventure & humour.

Haven't tried it myself yet, but I've heard great things about Restaurant Neville adjacent to Mini Super Road Beach on road from San Isidro to Dominical.

Many of you know that a favorite restaurant in Miravalles... Rancho Dona Flory, sadly burned town last autumn. Marjorie has now opened a lovely new restaurant (open Friday thru Sunday like before) about 100 meters up from the Miravalles Pulperia called Mirador de las Delicias de el General! Come back for a great meal with a fabulous view!

Aztectas ---a beautiful & artistic & delicious Mexican Restaurant is now open from Thursdays til Sunday from 10am to 8pm. Ana is doing a fabulous job! Here is her FB page. We wish her all the best!

Chef Memo's New Restaurant is now open & delighting with great meals, beer, and the best host ever! See their FB page here. Across from Little California mini super, next to Fut5 Quiros Corner of Calle 2 and Avienda 16 in downtown San Isidro Del General,

New friends here are offering Organic Meats .. even have Turkeys that are free range & organic and fed with coconut, bananas, and cane. Pork too! Write here for contact:

  • Blackberry Vinaigrette ... super on salads & more!

  • Delicious Dates!

  • Organic Extra Virgen Olive Oil

  • Kalamata Black Olives

  • Coconut Aminos (limited supply)

  • Organic Lemon & Peppermint Extracts

  • Organic Yuca Flour

  • Tea Tree Oils

  • Crunchy Spirulina

  • Matcha Green Tea ... amazing health properties & delicious

  • Patchouli Oil

  • Clove Oil

Sauerkraut is one of the best foods for your tummy ... we are so fortunate to have Rosita's Organic Kraut ... so delicious & great for your digestion and general health.

The shitake mushrooms are extraordinary and quite magical .. click here to read about their many benefits. BACK IN STOCK

Moringa: One Of The World’s Most Abundant Sources of Vitamins And Minerals We are fortunate to have local, organic Moringa here in our area now ... I've been learning more about it's benefits and the amazing energy the seeds and leaves give ... and the healing qualities of the Oil. Trees also available ... all @ Colibri's Corner

Come enjoy a sticky yummy Cinnamon Roll made with real butter!

We have mangosteen "matas" or baby trees at Colibri's Corner. If you want larger quantities .. let me know.

At Colibri's Corner this week:

  • Kale Chips

  • Organic Eggs

  • Turmeric Powder & Roots & Capsules

  • Organic Coconut Aminos ...Traditional

  • Organic Red or Black Beans

  • Fresh Trout / Smoked Trout

  • Sacha Inchi Nuts

  • Palo Santo

  • Hombre Grande

  • All natural organic tobacco

  • Vegan Cookies

  • Hot & Sweet Mustard

  • Organic Vanilla Beans

  • All Organic Corn Chips ... yellow & purple

  • Raw Honey

  • Fresh Salsa

  • Local Organic Beans & Rice (Integral & White)

  • Organic Teas

  • Stevia in Powder & Liquid

  • Organic Dried Pineapple / Mangos / Bananas

  • Coconut Secret Amino Acids This sap is very low glycemic, an abundant source of 17 amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and has a nearly neutral pH.

  • Organic Sauerkraut

We also have now:

Becca's Amazing Hot Hot Sauces

Organic Alfalfa Seeds

Crunchy Spirulina

Salt shaker grinders Peppermint Oil

Lavender Oil

Clove Oil

Ylang Ylang Oil Frankincense

Organic sauerkraut Goat cheeses Swiss Cheese Mozzarelli Cheese Fresh & Smoked Trout Nutritional Yeast

Diatomaceous Earth

Epsom Salts

Moringa Seeds & Leaves Organic Black Strap Molasses

International Phone Cards

Cactus Juice & other Natural Bug Repellents

Sticky, Yummy Dates

Costa Rican Macadamias

Integral Oats

For anyone with pain from spots injuries, muscle spasms, fibromyalgia, arthritis, sciatic, please check this link. We are very fortunate to have this high quality Magnesium Oil now available. Also works great as an all natural deodorant!

International Phone Cards available for major savings.

We appreciate pre-orders & can ship throughout Costa Rica.

Pura Vida Blessings to all

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