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Loving the Rain & the Sunshine & the Beautiful Souls in our Southern Zone of Costa Rica


We are pleased to add 15 new Subscribers to our Chayotevine Newsletter this week ... a warm welcome to all and let us know if we can help you in any way. And as always ... loving blessings to all!

Hope to see you at the PZ feria this week Colibri Corner's hours are Thursday 7 to 8pm and Friday 8 to 1pm. We also very much appreciate pre-orders ... plus we can deliver throughout Costa Rica and of course, here in the Southern Zone, 7 days a week!

Anyone coming from the States that would like to be my personal Sherpa/Mule? Pay well for bringing me a suitcase or more. sherpa@puravidaconnections.com

Please enjoy this super interview with our own magical Amy Schrift by our new friends from Ownstream, Stephen & Theresa & Sofia! Click here.

Many of you know Shannon from the Tinamastes feria & beyond ... an amazing woman and mother! She needs our help at this time ... please check out this Gofundme page created to help her after a hit & run accident left her with a broken back in 3 places. Please click here to help.

IRescue What happens when a mamma monkey or sloth carrying its baby is electrocuted? What happens when a wild animal is trapped and put in a cage by someone who wants to keep it as a pet? If Minae finds such animals, they are brought to the IRescue Wildlife Sanctuary. Please help us provide a refuge for these wild animals. Thank you Maxine for creating this Go Fund Me page to help.

We are getting some new rental listings and can use more ... from humble to fancy! Lots of new friends wanting to check out our piece of paradise! Click here.

Please visit Neville's at the RoadBeach entrance on the Dominical Road for great food & conversation!

ALL YOU NEED IS YOU: LARGE, ONE-BEDROOM HOME, CLEAN AND BEAUTIFUL, OVERLOOKS RIVER, VERY NICELY FURNISHED, AND COMES WITH EVERYTHING YOU NEED. PRIVATE, SECURE, AND GATED, AND ONLY TEN MINUTES TO TOWN, (40 min to Beach, 40 min to Mt Chirrpo) INCLUDED: QUEEN SIZE CUSTOM BED, ORTHOPEDIC MATTRESS, GLOVE LEATHER COUCHES (SOFT AND COMFORTABLE), LARGE KITCHEN, AND NICE BAR. HAS ALL CERAMIC FLOORS, TILED COUNTERS, LARGE BATHROOM, LARGE CLOSETS, BUILT IN CABINETS. THERE IS AN OFFICE AREA, AND A LARGE ‘BODEGA’ AND WASHROOM WITH WASHING MACHINE, WHICH DOUBLES AS AN EXTRA BEDROOM FOR GUESTS. COMES WITH LINENS, AND ALL POTS, PANS, DISHES, BLENDER, COFFEEMAKER, ETC., THERE IS ALSO A ‘ BREAKFAST NOOK’ OVERLOOKING GARDENS, STOVE WITH OVEN, NEW REFRIGERATOR. THERE ARE BEAUTIFUL, HAND PAINTED ARTWORKS THROUGHOUT, AND, GARDENS OF ORCHIDS, PALMS, BROMELIA, PLUS LOTS OF SPACE AND A NICE PATIO WITH HAMMOCK. THERE IS CONNECTION TO VERY HIGH-SPEED INTERNET, WIFI ……….T.V. IS AVAILABLE NEAR RIVER FOR A DIP OR TO WATCH BIRDS.. THIS IS A BIRDWATCHERS’ PARADISE WITH OVER 60 VARIETIES OF RARE AND EXOTIC BIRDS. THE WEATHER IS PERFECT HERE, YEAR AROUND. BUS AND 2 MINI MARKETS , CLOSE BY; NO CAR IS NEEDED LOW PRICE FOR QUALITY HOME: $ 500/mo + Utilities James43michael@gmail.com for appointment: 2771/4339

Cozy art apartment in Palmares. Furnished. (appliances can be included for a comfortable stay) 1 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room and kitchen all in 120 square meters. Backyard, with a deck and hot tub. Ornamental plants, fruit trees we can share like mango, guanabana, mandarina, lemon, marañón, plátano, orange. The place is full of love good moments, and It will be great for someone who wants to exerience the pura vida tico living while I am studying in Toronto (will stay for a year) Walking distance from the Mall, supermarkets, restaurants, bars but yet a quite and green vibe. This is not luxurious, but fun. $300 a month. Info with Raquel: raquelbd@gmail.com 8973 0660

I am subletting my large 2 bedroom 2 bath private home near Uvita Beach. Clean, quiet, secure, no neighbors, no road noise. Convenient walk to town center, bus station and Sura Organic veggie shop. Great for people without a car. Fruiting trees on site, view of 'The Tail' from top of property. Fully equipped family style kitchen, open air dining. Hot shower, A/C and wifi. Covered parking.

Available short-term AUG 15 thru NOV 15. (dates somewhat flexible)

Perfect for people relocating or working. A homey refuge in a fantastic location.

$600 per month + utilities (free laundry service included)

8451-9227 Elizabeth Fortier elizabethfortier29@gmail.com (photos on Rental page)

San Francisco de Rivas Casita

Private one bedroom casita in San Francisco de Rivas. Living room, kitchen, breakfast bar, large laundry room with washer and sink, and large shower with hot water. Partially furnished with Queen bed, sectional in living room, and refrigerator and small appliances in kitchen. Secure gated parking and covered porch. All utilities (Electric, Water, High-Speed Internet/TV) included in rent. Monthly: $235.00/month. Will rent by the week for $60.00. Call Henry 8737-0510 phone/txt/whatsapp English and Spanish spoken

“Silver bullion pre1964 USA coins. 5% over melt value. Silverguy@hushmail.com or WhatsApp 506 8515 6054

  • American bully puppies

  • Quality puppies from a well trained home

  • Fully vaccinated , vet checked and micro chipped. Two males and two females available all are ready to go into their new homes contact for more infor..

  • Mike husto baillyken@gmail.com

2007 Toyota Fortuner - automatic, turbo-diesel, roof rack, 168,000 kilometers or 103,000 miles (approx 7,000 miles per year) excellent care from prior business owner of an auto parts chain who installed a German turbo cooling device to prolong the turbo life. Current American owner installed class C trailer hitch, chrome "long horn" hitch plug, installed new foam in front seats "like new". Comes with custom Weather Tech rubber mats throughout, a four bicycle carrier for trailer hitch, and a 100 piece roadside assistant bag as pictured. Our friend Roberto Lizano is selling it for 12 million colones and it won't be discounted more than 100,000 colones as this kind of car is an icon here and we are consolidating down to one new car. Marchamo for 2018 was 268,000 colones. Call Roberto at 8324-9268 and visit it on the right past Transito on the highway by Villa Ligia on the äuto strip". See photos of this beautiful machine on our Vehicles page.

Brand new factory sealed Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7” 8gb wifi model sm-t280 $125 Dominical area. Email josh8g@gmail.com

Offered for sale is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath with pool overlooking the ocean along with a large pavilion ( formally used for Movies in the Jungle.) Also includes a private well.

Located in Dominicalito- Escaleras.

Now reduced to $299,000.