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Excited to Welcome April and some Rains to our Blessed Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Bougainvillas (Veraneros en Costa Rica) by Marija Vancheva

Welcome to Several New Subscribers & Pura Vida Blessings to All!

As I am writing this ... the clouds are forming above me blocking out the big sun burst of this morning ... and it feels like the rain is coming!

A reminder that Semana Santa is coming up! Our Feria in Perez Zeledon will be Tuesday and Wednesday, April 16th & 17th ... the organic sellers typically coming in our Tuesday!

We just got a fresh batch of Organic Spirulina and Nutritional Yeast! Also lots of Essential Oils & Fluoride Free Toothpastes.

Also come in and try our Indian Madras Curry Hummus ... so delicious .. especially with Diane's Flaxxers ... super rico flax crackers.

We have also a variety of Vegan fresh products ... cookies & pizzas as well as gluten free treats & our ever popular Blackberry Cobbler.

Check out our website of our CBD products ... ... we have various strengths of CBD oils and a great cream excellent for so many types of pain. write for more info or to order.

Will pay well for someone to bring some supplements and various small articles as soon as possible from the USA to PZ. Please call/text/whatsapp 506 7169-6257 or write

Read the fabulous Ballena Tales online ... congratulations to Dagmar for another wonderful edition!

For a great meal, fabulous Home Brewed Beer, click here and visit Kaffee Baden Biergarten!

Bamboo Building Immersion Course

May 17th - 25th

We are excited to host our next Bamboo Building Immersion at the amazing Solfeggio Retreat Center in Plantanillo, Costa Rica!

Click here for all the details of this exciting and ever so useful course.

Farm Sitting Opportunity in peaceful San Vito area:

Paid Farm Sitter July 4 - 12, 2019 Text of Advertisement (shorter is better than longer): Looking for experienced, loving, capable, responsible person/couple to be a surrogate mom on my farm for 1 week in July. Job is caring for 2 big German Shepherds, 1 little Minpin, 2 big male cats, 6 chickens and a vivero. All require love and attention. Farm is 15 minutes by car from San Vito but NO car is provided. Taxis cost 5 mil to town. Quite isolated so caregivers must be comfortable being alone. High speed wifi, hot shower, mountain water, gorgeous views of the Talamanca mountain range, peace and privacy. I will pay well for the right person/people! Please email or call WhatsApp or local 506 8725 4688. Delighted to introduce you to our new friends in Escazu ... lovely Inn to relax & enjoy ... Las Cumbres Inn. Click here.

Another arty gathering in Eden's garden, for the weird & the wonderful. ♥ Join us at the Eden Community Centre in Uvita this Saturday for art, live music, food & community. This is an alcohol-free zone. Entry: 5 mill pp (received with full gratitude). Hacienda Starts Process for Dissolution of over 74,000 Corporations.

Introducing the law practice of: Dr. Allan Arburola Valverde Licda. Ana Yancy Urrutia Fallas Licda. Thammara Urrutia Fallas.

We offer full English and Spanish legal services for the Central Valley, Perez Zeledon and South Pacific Coast. With over 25 years of experience, specializing in criminal law at the highest levels, our team can help protect you and or resolve most of your legal situations including:

  • immigration

  • family

  • property

  • real estate

  • contract

  • criminal.

Call or text Ana at 7202 8422 for a review of your cas e and outline of how we can bring it to a successful and efficient conclusion.

2 Bedroom House for rent in Chimirol de Rivas. House owned by organic farmer so fresh vegetables are available at low cost. 2 bedrooms, kitchen, and living room. Owner covers electricity and water, grass cutting and trash disposal. Rent colones 100,000 includes water, electricity & garbage pickup. Call Carlos at 8571 8669 (Spanish). Valley of Dreams ... wanted to welcome this wonderful new Eco Lodge . From now till about 14th of May, possibly longer, SUBLET of a partly furnished 3 bedroom tico house in Los Angeles de Canaan, 100mts before the school for 70.000col per month (staying less you pay less), plus 11.300 for internet plus electricity. 20 min walk to the bus. Whatsapp +306982156490 Yannis

Two Cabinas Near Cajon For Rent Two small Cabinas for rent on organic farm in San Pedrito near Cajon. 30 +/- minutes to San Isidro. Two greenhouses, creeks on property, Cabinas have basic furnishing, kitchenware, hot showers and decks with nice views. Tv/wifi is available. Please call or email for more info. $250 each per month. 72520518 (photos available on rental page)

Casa Bella Vista is a comfortable, peaceful, new house (163 sq m / 1750 sq ft) for rent. The house is in perfect condition. With 2 1/2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen area, living room, storage room carport and outdoor space. The hole house is fully furnished and equipped. (i.e. 3 beds, ( 1 king-size and 2 single beds) fridge, freezer, washing machine, curtains, stove etc.) Located at only 3.5 miles (10-15minutes by car) from the centre of San Isidro de el General. 30 minutes from Tinamastes. No 4*4 car required as the roads are in excellent condition. The house is situated on a 6,5 Ha secure, private property, with many fruit trees around, banana plants, and has a beautiful view over the valley. The house of the caretaker is at 70 m distance. Distance to the nearest bus stop and pulperia: 0.4 miles. Long term renter preferred. There is an landline with fast Internet, and the house has an alarm installation that is connected to the central alarm on the property. Monthly rent: $675,-- plus utilities. If there are costs, please let me know, and i will see you at the feria to pay. Thanks, and have a nice day! Hans Valster and Elida Marin 8397/5377 2771/8482

NEW LISTING: See photos here

Located in the lush, tropical mountains along the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica where the air is fresh and clean. In a small community with titled lots, water, electricity and internet. 30 minute drive to the beach. Casa Blanca is a 1936 sq. ft., 2/2 furnished home sitting on just under an acre of land. Large screened in deck, open deck, and a large basement workshop, all with a spectacular mountain view, landscaped with over 30 fruit trees. Includes all modern, high end appliances including wine cooler and extra water purification system. Also includes a separate fully furnished guest house with income potential. Comes with a back up water tank, chicken coop and chickens. Turn Key - $239,000. Can be sold with 2015 Suzuki Forrester 4WD SUV - $254,000. For more information or to make an offer, please contact us at: Or call us at: 506-7222-7943 CR 647-496797 US or Canada (toll free)

Finca San José de Rivas is approximately 25 hectares or 62 acres, Lovely cool altitude of 1400 to 1500 meters or 5000 feet in elevation.. It has two springs of water and is especially suited for the planting of coffee.Plus it can be used for livestock, tree planting, livestock or construction. It has a small patch of forest and it is easy to observe diverse fauna and flora. A very cool and quiet environment, nice to relax. Has access to electricity and potable water.More information with: Leonardo Durán at 8366-9951 or 83464776, Email (English or Spanish) See photos on Fincas page

Isuzu Trooper 1989 V6 Gasoline Reteve and Marchamo all up to date 243000 Miles Good condition - I have been the sole owner of this car for the past 7 years and it has been loyal and reliable. I have kept it up well and taken care of any necessary repairs promptly all along the way. $3950 USD Negotiable 7036 6048 (see photos on Vehicles page)



180,000 miles,overhauled in 2017.


$5,000 firm

Contact: Lynda


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.

  • Organic Eggs

  • Turmeric Powder & Roots & Capsules

  • Organic Salads with Asian Dressing

  • Organic Red or Black Beans

  • Fresh Trout / Smoked Trout

  • Palo Santo

  • Hombre Grande

  • All natural organic tobacco

  • Vegan Cookies

  • 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

  • Organic Alfalfa Seeds

  • Crunchy Spirulina

  • Salt shaker grinders

  • Peppermint Oil

  • Lavender Oil

  • Clove Oil

  • Ylang Ylang Oil

  • Frankincense

  • Organic sauerkraut

  • Goat cheeses

  • Fresh & Smoked Trout

  • Nutritional Yeast

  • Diatomaceous Earth

  • Epsom Salts

  • Moringa Seeds & Leaves

  • Organic Black Strap Molasses

  • Cactus Juice & other Natural Bug Repellents

  • Sticky, Yummy Dates

  • Costa Rican Macadamias

  • Integral Oats

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

Pura Vida Blessings to all

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