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costa rica information

Post Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2006 9:31 pm

2 groups in yahoo that can help

1-Costa Rica Central Valley Living Info
groups.yahoo.com/group...leyLiving/

A way to share

Cultural Activities, recommendation, suggestions,q & a, all you need to live in the central valley of Costa Rica
A Group to share and exchange information about Valle Central or Central Valley in Costa Rica ( San Jose,Sabana, Rohrmoser, Pavas, Escazu, Santa Ana, Ciudad Colon, Puriscal, San Antonio de Belen, Cariari, Heredia, Santo Domingo de Heredia, Alajuela, La Gatita, San Pedro,Curridabat, Cartago, Moravia, Guadalupe, Tibas, San Cayetano, Desamparados, etc)

in a positive way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LINKS
* Airport + Airlines + Hotels+ Travel + Taxis
all about services at juan santamaria international airpoirt, costa
rica

** Buses + car rental+ chofers

***Cable tv+Satelite tv+Internet Cable service central valley service

****Culture + Theater + Movies links to culture + theater + movies

*****Groups in Yahoo
CostaRicaLiving, Escazu News, escazu real estate, CostaRica Young
Expats, GalloPinto, entrenos-cr

******Hotels in Central Valley pages with different hotels in the area
Aparhotels: two in one, an Apartment with the service of a Hotel
Home away from home. All areas
Hotel Escazu / Santa Ana
Hotels Paseo Colon+ Sabana +Rohrmoser
Hotels San Pedro + University area
Hotels in Downtown
Hotels near or in the city of Heredia
Hotels near or in the city of Alajuela
Hotels near or in the city of Cartago also Orosi Valley & Turrialba
Bed & Breakfast

*******BACKPACKERS HOSTELS

********More maps
Costa Rica National Parks, Wildlife Refuges, Biological Reserves and Wetlands
Costa Rica SunshineTemperature Map
Costa Rica Weather Map.
Costa Rica great for school
GO COSTA RICA MAPS
41 MAPS
Maps from the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo
San José (city map) , Tourist Zones, Main cities and towns,Best areas for
surfing, Beaches with the Blue Ecologic Flag Mains places for diving , Coco
Island ,Costa Rica's Basic Cartography
www.visitcostarica.com.../mapas.asp costaricacen...
costa rican maps
alajuela heredia cartago beaches etc

*********Shopping Malls, Supermarkets, Furnichure, etc
APPLIANCES,FOOD,Grocery store, MALL, MEDICINE: Drug Stores, etc etc


**********PHOTOS SECTION:
central valley, escazu, escazu, metro map, escazu map, san jose map, map of
Costa Rica, cental valley map, san pedro area map,
tibas area map, downtown east san jose,sanjose west downtown,
pavas/rohrmoser, Alajuela, Heredia, Cartago & Orosi Valley


2-escazunews
groups.yahoo.com/group/escazunews/

THE ESCAZU NEWS is free, an informative monthly news letter in spanish and in english of the western area of San José including Escazu, Santa Ana, Ciudad Colon, Rohrmoser and others
With information of services as of plumbers, electricians, restaurants, general services, schools, tutors, from a personal view of its editor, also comes with the column
of the Mayor of Escazu and of the city Hall of Santa Ana, and lots of useful information ,. With 9 years of publication via e mail and read world wide To get a free
subscription send and e mail to escazunews @ racsa.co.cr
new in this group
* in Links section Escazu Hotels; Escazu Links ; Other Yahoo groups ; Santa Ana Hotels; Santa Ana links

**in Photo Albums section Maps San Jose, Escazu, Rohrmoser, Santa Ana, more.... Photos of ESCAZU & Santa Ana

***FILES
Past Escazu News

SOOON
www.escazunews.com/

 

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Re: costa rica information

Post Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2006 10:09 pm

updated
1-Costa Rica Central Valley Living Info
groups.yahoo.com/group...leyLiving/

Links > Schools central valley list and links of schools


2-from the escazu news
groups.yahoo.com/group/escazunews/


NURSERY ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOLS
(***** recommended by personal expirience ***** recommended i have
friends of mine have their kids there *** it is recommended in
general )

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NURSERY SCHOOLS ESCAZU
1-HOME TWO ***** :228 8674. NEXT TO SAN RAFAEL CHURCH .MRS ANA
FRANCO IS THE PRINCIPAL A LOVELY LADY FROM 18 MONTHS TO 5 YEARS.
THEY HAVE A GREAT GARDEN AREA www.home-
two.com/esp/index.html
2-LULEID:***** 289-9150. E MAIL luleid@... THEY
HAVE LARGE GREEN AREAS WITH ANIMALS AND INCREDIBLE TEACHERS
3-KINDER PAPILLON ***** 289-5337 IN THE CENTER OF ESCAZU.
DIRECTOR IS CARLA POZUELO. THEY HAVE NICE GREEN AREAS.
4-COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL: ***** 2898406 . www.cds.ed.cr/ CENTER
OF ESCAZU. CHILDREN FROM 6 MONTHS TO 3 YEARS OF AGE
5-SAINT MARY'S SCHOOL ***** 2152133. E MAIL cosama@...
FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL. THEY HAVE CLASSROOM GROUPS OF 25
KIDS. IT IS IN GUACHIPELIN. www.saintmary.ed.cr

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS ESCAZU & SANTA ANA
6--BLUE VALLEY: *****215-2203 215-2204:
www.bluevalley.ed.cr/bvschool@... SCHOOL
FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL. GROUPS OF 25 KIDS PER CLASS.
LOCATED IN GUACHIPELIN. THEY OFFER BOTH SCHOOL YEAR SCHEDULES
7-SAINT MARY'S SCHOOL: ***** 215-3115 . E MAIL
cosama@... FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL. NEW
INSTALATIONS, BILINGUAL. THEY HAVE GROUPS OF 25 KIDS PER
CLASSROOM. LOCATED IN GUACHIPELIN. www.saintmary.ed.cr
8- PINE WOODS ***** 203-1217FROM PRESCHOOL TO SIX GRADE Its
infrastructure is very good, with first class teachers willing to
teach in a sweet and charismatic way. A bilingual school SEE
ARTICLE CHAPTER 27 FOR MORE INFORMATION OF THIS EZN
9--COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL***** : 2898406 www.cds.ed.cr/ FROM
PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL. BILINGUAL. LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF
ESCAZU. NICE INSTALLATIONS AND CAMPUS. U.S. SCHOOL YEAR.
10-PANAMERICAN SCHOOL*****: 293-7393 298-5700
www.panam.ed.cr/ FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL. GROUPS OF 24
KIDS TO A CLASSROOM AND 16 KIDS TO A CLASSROOM IN HIGH SCHOOL.
LOCATED IN GUACHIPELIN AND SAN ANTONIO DE BELEN
11-MOUNT VIEW ***** This is a small, private, bilingual school
located in Guachipelin, Escazu. Telephone: 215-1339 All grade levels
available.mountview@...
12-EDUCACIÓN INTEGRAL ***** This school has groups from
Preparatory through High School I really like the system here.The
classes have less that 10 students is located on the old road from
Escazu to Santa Ana, 500 meters west of the USA Ambassador's
residence. Telephone: 288-6691 Fax:228-4542 E-mail
proyectopi@...
13-WEST COLLEGE In Guachipelin from preschool to high school 215-
1324 e mail westcollege@...
14-ROYAL SCHOOL in Guachipelin from preschool to high school
215-1742 e mail royaledu@...

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ROHRMOSER w bus service to Escazu y St Ana,
15-COLEGIO HUMBOLT:***** 232-1455 . LOCATED IN PAVAS. GERMAN,
SPANISH AND ENGLISH. FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL
www.humboldt.ed.cr/
16-COLEGIO BRITANICO ***** 296-1759
www.infoweb.co.cr/britsch/ 296-1759 THE BRITISH SCHOOL
BRITISH EDUCATION FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL. LARGE CAMPUS
LOCATED IN PAVAS. INTERNATIONAL BACHILLERATO
17-INSTITUTO WEIZMAN *****This is the only Orthodox Jewish
Institute for the Jewish comunity. They have All grade levels.
English, Spanish and Hebrew are taught weizman@...
telefono 231-5566 www.weizman.ed.cr/
18-COLEGIO LA SALLE :***** 291-1633 www.lasalle.ed.cr/
LA SALLE SCHOOL. LOCATED IN SABANA SUR, SPANISH ONLY. FROM PRESCHOOL
TO HIGH SCHOOL

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CARIARI/ ST ANTONIO DE BELEN / HEREDIA w bus service to Escazu y
St Ana,
19-THE EUROPEAN SCHOOL::***** 261-0717
www.europeanschool.com/ FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL.
EUROPEAN STYLE EDUCATION. LOCATED IN HEREDIA. TRI-LINGUAL
20-AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF COSTAN RICA ***Phone: (506) 293-
2567; Fax (506) 239-0625 www.cra.ed.cr/ IN CARIARI,
BILINGUE, AMERICAN SYSTEM, FROM KINDER TO HIGH SCHOOL US SCHOOL
YEAR
21-INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL ***241-4934
www.icscr.net/index2.html IN SAN MIGUEL DE SANTO DOMINGO DE
HEREDIA PRE-KINDER TO HIGHSCHOOL
22-COLEGIO SANTA MARGARITA:*****293-4863 IN SAN ANTONIO DE BELEN.
FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL. BILINGUAL
23-COLEGIO SAINT PAUL: :*****438-0824 www.saintpaul.ed.cr/
LOCATED IN SAN ANTONIO DE BELEN. FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL.
BILINGUAL. LARGE CAMPUS

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SAN JOSE w bus service to Escazu y St Ana,
24--COLEGIO LINCOLN, ***** www.lincoln.ed.cr/ LINCOLN
FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL, BILINGUAL. LOCATED IN MORAVIA, OFFERS
INTERNATIONAL BACHILLERATO U.S. SCHOOL YEAR
25-MARIAN BAKER SCHOOL ***** 234-1424
www.marianbakerschool.com/ FROM PRESCHOOL TO HIGH SCHOOL.
BILINGUAL. LOCATED IN CURRIDABAT .
26-LICEO FRANCO COSTARRICENCE: ***279-6617 FRANCO COSTARRICAN
INSTITUTE LOCATED IN CURRIDABAT. FRENCH AND SPANISH. FROM PRESCHOOL
TO HIGH SCHOOL
27--COLEGIO SEK ***** 224-3136 www.sekcostarica.com/
SEK SCHOOL EN EL ESTE DE SAN JOSE. HORARIO COMPLETO DE 8AM A 4 PM

 

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Re: costa rica information

Post Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:39 pm

groups.yahoo.com/group...leyLiving/


a group to share information of Living in the Central Valley of Costa Rica Including the areas of North (Tibas, Moravia, Guadalupe, Heredia, Alajuela, etc) East (San Pedro, Curridabat, Cartago, etc) South ( Desamparados, Alajuelita, San Cayetano, etc) West (Escazu, Santa Ana, Ciudad Colon, Cariari, San Antonio de Belen) check for the following following information in
groups.yahoo.com/group...leyLiving/


ART & CULTURE & HOBBIES
36 Culture + event + movies+ theater
193 HANDCRAFTS

BANKS
134 BANKS IN THE AREA Escazu & Santa Ana

BEAUTY
194 Beauty Express

CARS
142 MECHANIC PLUS TOW TRUCK
143 RiTeVe
145 CAR ALARMS
144 CAR ELECTRICIAN+MUFFLERS+TIRES+OILCHANGE
181 AIR CONDITIONING / AUTOMOBILES
146 PAINT YOUR CAR STARTING AT 135 MIL COLONES
182 SOUND EQUIPMENT FOR CARS
183 POLARARIZED .car windows
184 tires
195 Bateries

CHURCHES
42 Churches and Religious Congregations in the West end of San Jose

ESCAZU & ST ANA
1 HISTORICAL DATES OF ESCAZU +plus info
13 Escazu & Santa Ana
157 usefull map of escazu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

FOOD
3 food livery
11 food cost in super markets in costa rica .
26 suggestions to go out and have a cup of coffee
67 GOOD Mexican Restaurants in the Central Valley (& beyond!!)
141 20 BEST AND FAVORITE RESTAURANTS
161 supermarkets in west area of san jose
162 Meats Escazu & Santa Ana area
163 FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
164 more food
165 Bread in west side of San Jose
166 PASTRY SHOPS

GENERAL
20 furnichure & appliances info
21 shoe repair
32Cost of Living in the Central Valley
39-Gas for BBQ + others
95 BUSINESS AND PERSONAL CARDS
101 Looking for a maid,,,
171 moving companies
192 PASSPORT SIZE PHOTOGRAPHS

GROUPS
27 ESCAZU NEWS
28 new groups.yahoo.com escazu real estate
157 usefull map of escazu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

KIDZ
118 BIRTHDAY PARTIES SUPPLIES
119 ice; tables, chairs, etc for parties
120 KIDS PARTY ACTIVITIES
121COSTUMES RENT OR BUY for kids

MAIL
17 receiving mail , packages, shopping from us to cr, in your own us
ad

MEDICINE
4 Natural Medicine
16 prices for medicines in costa rica via www
19 doctor dentist referals
23 more doctor referals eyes
132 HEALTH: NATURAL MEDICINE:
136 having a baby............some info
137 baby stores

REAL ESTATE
29 REAL ESTATE PROPERTIES AVAILABLE IN ESCAZU & SANTA ANA Febuary
2006
157 usefull map of escazu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

RECYCLING
12 Recycling in Sabana, Escazu & Santa Ana
14 Recycling inSabana, and dates for 2006

SCHOOLS
5 NURSERY ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOLS
6 TUTORS TEACHER AND THEREAPIST
24 art school + supplies
160 MUSIC AND SINGING ACADEMY

SECURITY
9 good tips for your security againts robbery etc

SPORTS
10 GOLF & TENNIS without having to be a member of a Club.
18 fitness gyms // gimnacios del area oeste

TRAVEL
2 TRAVEL INFORMATION
15 juan santa maria airpoirt general info
22 cr consul in canada & USA
25 Weather for Costa Rica / paginas sobre clima en costa rica
56 & 57 INTERCITY BUS : Red de Transporte Público: Buses
167 new bus stops in san jose/ buses going west


VETS
130 VETERINARIANS y PET STORES:
131 A WORLD OF DOGS AND PETS

UTILITIES
7 TELEPHONE LINES
8 HOW TO PAY THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:TELEPHONE, ELECTRICITY, WATER,
CAB

 

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Re: costa rica information

Post Posted: Fri Apr 21, 2006 6:51 pm

new links in
groups.yahoo.com/group...leyLiving/
check
Links > Costa Rica Governent links
Costa Rica Governent links
A y A water company
All Goverment links summary
Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social
Central Bank
Cinde Foreign direct investment in Costa Rica
Compañia de Fuerza y Luz electric company
Foreign Affairs Ministry
ICE phone, electric, comuniction
ICT Tourist Board
INS insurance company
Migracion offices
RTV car inspection
Weather Costa Rica

Links Consul & Embassies in Costa Rica
Others Consul
Others Embassy
British Embassy
Embassy of Canada
Embassy of China Taiwan
Embassy of France
Embassy of Germany
Embassy of Italy
Embassy of Japan
Embassy of Netherland
Embassy of Switzerland
Embassy of the Czech Republik
Embassy of the United States of America

Links > Costa Rica Consul & Embassies Worlwide
Costa Rica Consul Worlwide
Costa Rica Embassies Worlwide

 

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