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So much beauty to enjoy in our miraculous Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Echos by Mama Sheri Sunshine​

Welcome to Several New Community Members & Pura Vida Greetings to All

Lots of critters hiding out from the rain ... remember to shake shake shake your towels, shoes, boots, etc.

Hope to see you this week at the PZ Feria at Colibri's Corner ... we are open Thursdays from 7 to 7 and Fridays from 8 til 1.

We also offer 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.

Thanks to all who have updated their listings ... please do so if you have anything still listed that is no longer current!

Ticos Must Request Permission To Travel to Europe in the near future.

In Spanish ... this article discusses the fact that Costa Rica is the first country in the world to certify organizations that help refugees.

The Project “Sense of Arrival” Aims to Offer Travelers at the Juan Santamaria Airport in Costa Rica a Warm Welcome

Costa Rica’s Warm Welcome Places the Country Second in InterNations’ Best Places for Expats

Costa Rica Will Host the Ella International Lesbian Festival in 2019

Please check our Events page for a variety of entertainment, workshops, ferias, etc.

For The Finest in Authentic Stonework, call Rob ... check out his website.

Anyone coming from the US in the next two months, I will pay well for you to bring some health supplements. Please contact

Eden Community Center offers a free place for kids to play together M-F, from 9-12 and 3-5. With High Speed Internet, coffee, smoothies, and healthy snacks. We will soon be offering Volleyball, and Sand Soccer leagues as well. To be a part of it, or to donate please go to our website at 8366-0511 English / 8655-4208 Spanish

Kelvin Vasquez / Doug Davis

LONGEVITY GROUP WORKSHOP 86 year old RESEARCH PSYCHOANALYST, MEDICAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA, offer workshop. dr urban is the author of 3 books. learn how to live longer. change how you think and act to increase your life span. you will learn how to be more disciplined how to give up your negative addictions how to eat better, exercise,give up negative thought, ideas and emotions how to lose all your fears how to be more accepting, compassionate and loving how to better play the game of life 8 people minimum, 2 hours, 5.000 colones, date time and place to be announced when 8 sign up, contact

Lots of Great Rentals ... see Rental Page for more listings

Ocean View house with pool in Uvita for RENT 3 bedroom partially furnished house with ocean view, pool and river on two acres of jungle. The house is a 7 minute drive to the beach and is located a 5-7 drive off the main road between Uvita and Ojochal. The house is all screened, each room equipped with ceiling fans, and has a nice modern kitchen with granite countertops. There are 2 bathrooms and two living room areas. One inside within the walls of the house and screened and one attached and open air. The outdoor living room is a perfect place to spend you days lounging enjoying the wildlife and ocean view. 512-663-5134

For rent in beautiful Quebradas Stunning home with 4 bedrooms, 2 bath, constructed with exotic hardwoods and river rock, with a flagstone patio and wooden deck with Jacuzzi overlooking the river. Only 10 minutes from San Isidro, on a convenient bus line, this home offers both privacy and tranquility. The grounds feature lush gardens with more than 30 different varieties of organic fruit trees and a spectacular diversity of textures and colors. Stone walkways lead to a private yoga deck on the river. Ideal temperatures year round. $800 plus utilities. Includes gardener and basic internet. For more information call 8856 5519 or 8820 8002. e-mail:


$200 for one month, $400 for 4 months, June - September. Preference will be given to those who can stay the longest and want to spend the vast majority of their time on location. The cabin is perched above the Rio Talari in Los Angeles de Canaan (near San Gerardo de Rivas). Ideal setting for reading, writing, research, sabbatical, yoga, meditation, birding, and river watching. Free of wifi but includes a landline. One bedroom with attached studio/guest room. Two bathrooms, one hot shower, and a bathtub in the kitchen. Interweaving trails leading to different spots along the river where you can harvest bananas from a number of trees. Looking for groups with backcountry try experience. Must love to cuddle cats and be comfortable with being a snack servant to our fiery red head Chispa. Welcome to the jungle, just know that you may be subjected to power outages, cold showers, torrential downpours, scorching sun, monkey stare downs from across the river gorge, and overstimulation from An abundance of hummingbirds and butterflies. Message with interest.

How would you like to spend your summer living as the threshold guardian at the mouth of Costa Rica's Grand Canyon?

House for rent in Chimirol de Rivas: Two bedrooms, Kitchen, Living Room, Bathroom, Garage. Light and water included for $200 per month. Organic vegetable gardens on property. Call Carlos a