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Pure joy in our Spectacular Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Welcome to a whole bunch of New Subscribers & Pura Vida Blessings to All!

It's lovely to see so many familiar faces coming back to our area ... and there are plenty of events & activities for all! Please see our Events page as well as this newsletter!

Our Perez Zeledon feria will be having regular hours during the Christmas / New Years Weeks ... the Tinamastes feria will be open on Mondays for those two weeks.

We offer Xpress delivery service throughout our area ... and throughout Costa Rica via various Transport companies for any of our products (see Gourmet Product Page) ... as well as we can do some limited shopping at the PZ feria for you.

We have a list of several families / singles / couples looking for rentals in our area ... from very simple to fancy schmanzy. If you would like to offer a place for rental .. our cost for advertising is just a one time $20 fee til rented. (If you run into any already rented rentals from our page .. please let us know and ask the owner to let us know if they haven't yet. Send to

Must visit our new Beer Garden in Central PZ ... click here!

Are you hosting a holiday event•dinner for the public • have things for sale related to Christmas • trying to find who's selling or making the most delicious pumpkin pie • have organic or regular turkey's for sale • doing a toy drive for a cause & seeking donations &/or help • looking to see what restaurants are doing Christmas Dinner in your area • looking for a New Years Party to attend - whatever you can think of that's Christmas or New Years related - join our "Christmas in Costa Rica" & "New Years in Costa Rica" Facebook groups for holiday-related things around Costa Rica & ask &/or share details!! • CHRISTMAS in Costa Rica = • NEW YEARS • Feliz Año Nuevo In Costa Rica =

Ashram Open House at Sat Yoga coming up in January

Kirtan & Vegan Dinner at Rama Organica

Join us for a celebration of life through music, chanting, holistic food, bonfire & the spirit of Pachamama. ♥ Vanessa Ellen, Daena Weeks, Jimmy Gilker & Vyola Michelle Herrera Foster will be guiding us through 2 hours of song starting at 16:30pm. Thereafter we get to share a beautiful meal prepared by Alex Skeate. The meal will include a Rama Greenhouse Herbal Tea as well as sweet treats to end our Friday Soulfood experience.

Kirtan will be donation based. ♥ Vegan dinner with tea & sweet treats: 16 USD pp You are welcome to join Kirtan only or vice versa! For bookings & more information reach out to us directly on Facebook: or email:

Crafted Beer Tasting and Judging Event in La Alfombra Saturday, December 15, 2018 We will be hosting a Crafted Beer Tasting and Judging Event starting at 3 pm. This pre party will feature at least 5 different Ales that I have been working on for 2 years now... Other brewers are welcome to bring their own crafted brews to be judged... please contact Matt aka Mateo at, or 2787-0594(after 6 pm). We will be giving out judging score cards starting at 3 pm promptly.... Those who can, please bring a snack for the Snack Table! This event requests a 5,000 CRC donation to participate 3pm - 5pm. It will be more than worth it!!! The party will continue at 5:30pm open to all, no cover, with MUSIC and FUN! Please RSVP to help us plan. This event will be held at the Community Center (Salon Comunal) in La Alfombra.... 50 meters past the Escuela de La Alfombra. 2787-0594

Golfito Get Away Specials

Local special $250 per week per room for two.

For groups up to 5 rooms $1000 per week.

Includes boat transportation and Gulf tour. Dolphin sight seeing.

Special all inclusive boat tour, food and lodging two nights three days

. Dolphin tour plus a visit to botanical gardens or wildlife refuge included. For $300. per person. Two person minimum.


  • Internationally recognized certificates. Learn to muscle test efficiently and work with the 14 major meridians of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Relieve stress and pain, improve balance, learn to test foods and help yourself and your loved ones be their best. Class runs February 5-12, 2019, to register or with questions. $250USD per level, $1000 for the four. +1-250-681-3391

Housesitting service.

English to Spanish translation.

Social Media Ninja or virtual chat operator

Errands for San Isidro, Perez Zeledon area.

Call 84552087 or

Colflex , super oregano spray treats colds, coughs and sore throats like a miracle. We are fortunate to have it in Cinnamon Lemon and Arctic Mint, $20.