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  • Writer's picturePura Vida Connections

Almost Semana Santa in our Sacred Southern Zone of Costa Rica!

Welcome New Subscribers and Pura Vida Blessings to all!

Our feria in P Z will have "normal" hours this week, Colibri's Corner will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday and from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday.

Next week is Semana Santa and our PZ Feria will be open on Tuesday and Wednesday. Organic sellers typically come on Tuesday. Please know that buses and Banks and stores will have a different schedule next week so be ready to celebrate Costa Rican Style!

You May want to support this Osa Conservation Project... Click here.

Here are some great housesitting opportunities:

Sitters (couples only, no children) needed in southern pacific coastal Costa Rica.

Looking for responsible, mature, non smoking couple, to house sit our beautiful two bedroom, 2 1/2 bath two level home with pool, overlooking the pacific. Home is situated on 1/2 acre 360' above sea level with nice cool afternoon breezes. Less than one mile from the ocean with the sound of the waves gently putting you to sleep at night. Toucans, Parrots, Monkeys, a nature lovers paradise. No animals to care for and not a lot of duties... basic pool maintenance, water a few plants and keep the place clean. Pay own electric and wireless Internet service.

Reply by Email only to inquire...

Caretaker/House Sitter Needed

My name is Brigitte. My husband and I inherited a home in San Pedro area, about 20 min from the "Hawaiian" restaurant in Cajón. It has a bus stop in front of the house, a little grocery store around the corner. We would need someone right away until indefinite. Please contact me if interested. My husband is there right now in case you are in Costa Rica right now. Thank you. Contact:

Whatsapp Best. +12082902862

RENTALS (check our Rentals Page to see them all)

1.) Casa La Vista FROM "$450 - includes utilities" TO "$550 per month - includes utilities" 2.) Jungle Suite Private Studio FROM "$250 per month - includes utilities" TO "$410 per month - includes utilities".

The Fruition Center for Holistic Ecology

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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 in one, and TV/wifi is available.

Please call or email for more info. $250 each per month.


Lovely house for rent in Villa Nueva, 3.5 miles from San Isidro de El General

Casa Bella Vista is a comfortable, peaceful, new house (163 sq m / 1750 sq ft) for rent. The house is in perfect condition. With 3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen area, living room, storage room carport and outdoor space. The whole house is fully furnished and equipped. i.e. fridge, freezer, washing machine, curtains, stove etc. Located in Villa Nueva, 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, and banana plants, and has a beautiful view over the valley. The house of the landlord is at 70 m distance. Distance to the nearest bus stop and pulperia: 0.4 miles. There is a high speed internet connection and WIFI. Monthly rent: $ 675,-- plus utilities. Rental includes lawn maintenance. A long term tenant is preferred.

Contact information: Hans Valster and Elida Marin Tel. (+506)8397-5377 / 2771-8482.


3 piece furniture set (please click here for photos and more.)

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 usually have:

  • 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

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