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Waving Good-bye to November in our Ever Changing Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Dew of Heaven by Sunshine Welcome Lots of New Subscribers & Pura Vida Greetings to All!

It's been great fun to see the return of so many Chayoteviners to our area ... seems like more and more wonderful people want to share our piece of paradise here. Big request to update any old ads you still have on our website, Pura Vida Connections. We really do our best to keep everything updated but have no way of knowing if something is sold or no longer available unless you tell us ... so please, please do.

The 2019 Marchamo In Costa Rica Can Be Paid Now ... and you never, ever want to be late! The Chayotevine will be wearing red in honor of Shawnell next Sunday. You are cordially invited to a memorial and celebration of the life of Shawnell Parker. Sunday, December 9 at Roca Verde from 1-5 pm. Please bring a dish to share and a story to tell. If you have something red to wear, please do. It was her favorite color. We will have a small service followed by lunch and then a sunset toast and scattering of the ashes. Please pass the word. Hi - I am looking to rent a car, automatic, 4x4. Could you please help me out by posting this to the website? My contact is Silvia Yordanova email: Thanks so much! With the end of the rains, Russ Giles is returning to Ricard2 Restaurant every Sunday from 12:30 - 3:00 pm. A little folk, a little jazz and light rock as background music to good food, good service and great views. He will also be playing blues and rock every late afternoon (2-5 pm) at Batsu Gastropub in downtown Canaan de Revis. So begin or end a kick back weekend with a brew, lunch or early dinner and some live music mostly from the 50's - 70's. 1990 Toyota Landcruiser newer bigger straight 6 cylinder diesel engine. Perfect farm truck, very powerful. +14156846983

Horses Looking for New Home

I am seeking a new familie to get(free) my two horses (male sterile and female) . Moogly is about a 10 years old male and Gaïa his a bit younger there are both very tame,kind, lovely and affectionate. I need a very nice and loving new owner to look after them because I have to travel a long time and I can not leave them at anybody. But they have to live together. I want they will have a good a happy life . I will give too some material to care them (shampoo, brushes and so on ….) I give them free ! Please email Philippe at : costa_paradis@yahoo .fr or what's app at 8377 2316 Philippe Harter I DEFINITELY WANT ALL MY LOCAL FRIENDS TO KNOW ABOUT ROSIBEL VALVERDE! She was the caregiver who committed to being with Marguerite for the night shifts -- she was was the angel and bridge to Spirit the moment Marguerite passed...AND.... Rosi is the owner/manager of Centro Adulto Mayor Casa de Reposo el Valle PZ.....our very own Assisted Living AND Hospice House!!! She currently has eleven residents and wants to get the word out that she and her loving staff are here for us and our loved ones! I had no idea until recently.... More and more often lately, many of us have been sharing that "our time is coming closer and closer when we will need a place like this for loving care".... and, it is here already! So please share.... Much love from Sheri Cooke

Selling 6 bum genius diapers and 10 liners. 10 dollars a piece. These really are the best! I can bring them Thursday to the feria if you are interested. BRITAX car seat for sale- 20 dollars. Various kids shoes for a 7 year old (boy) and 3 year old (girl)-5 dollars

HOLIDAY SALE! Jan Hart Medical Expenses Painting Sale Continues! 15% Off through the Holidays Please visit her beautiful website here.

RENTALS (see many more and photos here)

FOR RENT: Beautiful 2bd/2bth Open Kitchen 860sq ft Country House, Southern Zone/ Panama border, San Vito area.

Fully furnished, nicely renovated, morning terrasse, evening deck/patio Sitting on over an acre at 3200ft, surrounded by landscaped lawns. Fenced + secure + private driveway. Nestled on an organic reforested farm. Some produce available. Great wildlife - monkeys, sloths,… nearby stream, waterfalls, many hikes - Ideal for bird watching. Rental includes lawn maintenance. Additional fee for cleansing service and WIFI. Possibility to have fabulous tico meals delivered. Bus, soda, grocery 2km. $370/month. $370 deposit + 1st month + last month. Referrals. Smoke free.

Cozy house in the forest in Tinamastes. Close to the ocean and the city for Rent

Only long term! 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms, balcony and garden,2.47 acre of own territory,secure place and nice neighborhood, kitchen equiped basicaly, towels an dbedsheets included, hot water, laundry room. Once a month gardening and cleaning included. Comfortable climate, access all year round. 4/4 car is neccessary. NO pets please. $500 per month all year round plus utilities (light, internet and gas for kitchen)

Contact: (English, Spanish) 83178279 (Spanish)

Birder's Paradise in Quebradas ... click here for this new listing with lots of privacy and close to town.


small 3 room farm house in rosario de paquar 10 km from

SI with separate kitchen on 12 hectarias. single man or couple

capable of farming organic crops and earn 50% of profits. capable, clean, organized, no drugs, honest and good vibes. end of public road. long term. car needed. write to

See whales and year round sun sets from your living room and Cano Island from your kitchen! Beautiful open air round house in a jungle setting for sale located in Matapalo sitting on approx 8 acres with 2 more ocean view plantels ready to build on. Newly built in 2015. Completely off grid powered by solar panels. Many existing teak trees. Large secure bodega. Central location between Manuel Antonio/Quepos and Quepos air port and Uvita. Many shopping and restaurant options with in 20 to 25 min drive. Also less that 5 min drive to the beach, mini supermarkets, and restaurants in Matapalo. Price negotiable, must sell! Call, text, whatsapp Melissa 8973 5421 Please click here.

Beautiful home in Cana Blanca with shrimps & fish breeding business now for sale. Click here.

Mountain Home on 2 acres with river

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom house with wrap around porch nestled in the mountains of San Gerardo de Rivas. This property is 2 acres in total with a small river running through, lots of space for gardens, and a trail up a hill which provides breathtaking views of the mountains and a perfect spot for a yoga deck or rancho. Throughout the house you will find lots of windows and doors which give the feeling of being outside while inside and provides lots of natural light and breezes. The front porch serves as an outdoor living room and both bedrooms have sliding glass doors that open onto porch. In addition to the 2 bedrooms there is a third room downstairs that can be used as an office, studio or guest room. Downstairs also features a bathroom with large bathtub. Motivated Sellers, open to all reasonable offers Contact Kristen at kmassey22@yahoo.comor 512-663-5134

Check out this gorgeous family compound in Quebradas on the River for available for purchase. Click here.

Mountain House on 2 acres with River near magical Chirripo for sale ... click here please.


  • 2016 Mitsubishi L200 - Like new/Vehicles

  • Like new, 4X4 Diesel,Automatic, Fully loaded, AC, Bluetooth, Radio USB/Auk, Bed cover, only 22,000 km

2003 Suzuki Vitara reduced to $ 6500.00 and in great condition. (see photos on Vehicles page)

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

  • Delicious Dates!

  • Organic Extra Virgen Olive Oil

  • Kalamata Black Olives

  • Nutritional Yeast

  • 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!

This week on the Colibri´s Corner

  • Organic Eggs

  • Turmeric Powder & Roots & Capsules

  • Organic Salads with Asian Dressing

  • 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

  • Becca's Amazing Hot Hot Sauces

We also have now:

  • Organic Alfalfa Seeds

  • Crunchy Spirulina

  • Salt shaker grinders

  • Peppermint Oil

  • Lavender Oil

  • Clove Oil

  • Ylang Ylang Oil

  • Frankincense

  • Organic sauerkraut

  • 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 and can ship throughout Costa Rica.

Pura Vida blessing All

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