The CRIA school community is growing, and as we grow we hope our family’s prosper as well.
While we do not make any endorsements as a school, we want to make you aware of our parents’ businesses. You may find this list of Friends of CRIA useful, and we encourage you to explore further these businesses to see if they are a good fit for your family’s needs/wants.
ALLINSURANCECR – PHIL EITMAN 1 BROKER -11 INSURERS
Insuring the school, founders, teachers, students and many families.
As a CRIA Parent and sponsor, my office understands the many dilemmas families go through when moving to a new country, especially when it comes to medical care for your family. Costa Rica’s private hospitals and clinics offer high-quality medical care. As a result of the lower costs of medical care your family’s insurance costs too will be less. I have simplified the process of you searching for the right insurance plan. With 100’s of policies issued thru a local office I and my staff will PERSONALLY assist you in your hour of need and get your claims paid. Whether you seek Health , Life, Home, and Auto insurance, or just want any other general information email:
ABC Real Estate is an independently owned real estate company located in Playa Tamarindo. ABC offers the entire spectrum of real estate including vacant land like lots, fincas (larger pieces of land), development and investment properties, condominiums, townhomes and homes. We are specialized in luxury homes on or close to the beach.
At Hacienda Pinilla you will find a place where you reunite with family and friends to relax and rediscover those things most cherished and often forgotten in everyday life. A rarefied tropical retreat where the deep legacy of a Costa Rican ranch is perched on the shores of the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean in one of Costa Rica’s most spectacular settings.
Specializing in beachfront properties and Tamarindo real estate, Coldwell Banker is the top agency in Costa Rica. We’ve earned this reputation by helping thousands of clients purchase property across the country. With branches in every major town and beach community, Coldwell Banker boasts the longest list of homes, condos, villas, apartments and lots in the nation.
Starwood’s first all-inclusive resort, The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal is set on 2400 acres and offers everything you need to revitalize and thrive: a lagoon-style pool, gardens, tennis courts, achampionship golf course, the Westin Kids Club®, fine dining, personal concierge service for guests in the Royal Beach Club, WestinWORKOUT® facilities,THE SPA and more.
Plantación Properties, the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate for Costa Rica, offers to buyers and sellers access to an amplified market of luxury properties in Costa Rica, such as beach front properties, ocean view properties, mountain view estates, land parcels, luxury city condominiums and homes.
Las Mareas de Tamarindo is a distinctive oceanfront residential project featuring a beach club and boutique hotel located in the town of Tamarindo, a vibrant coastal hub best known for its pumping surf, outdoor activities and tight-knit community. Tamarindo lies at the heart of the region’s Gold Coast Beaches, which stretch along the scenic north Pacific coast of Costa Rica in the province of Guanacaste.
Indigo Home is a turn-key, personal service, interior design company located in Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We create looks that range from “contemporary luxury” to “shabby chic” to “formal tropical” based on our clients direction.
AQUACENTER DIVING belongs to a group of companies founded in the late 80’s, and dedicated entirely to the diving business. Now in Costa Rica, AQUACENTER DIVING retails and operates as a full service Resort Dive Center with regularly scheduled trips, dive packages, introductory courses, and a complete line of certification training programs.
At Frijoles Locos, we guarantee you will be greeted with a smile, and even better service than you would expect at home. Our fair prices and helpful attitudes combine to ensure that your surf, play and stay in Playa Grande is the best it can be.
Silently glide along Costa Rica’s Gold Coast while passing some of Guanacaste’s exotic bays, white sand beaches and tropical jungles. Gaze off the bow with a cold tropical drink prepared and served by our crew as you scan the seas for dolphins, sea turtles, flying fish or even a breaching whale.
We are Costa Rica’s premier sailing center. Whether you want to sail for the day, improve your skills, take certification courses, or get your kids involved with sailing, CRSC has what you’re looking for.
Tamarindo’s only mini golf is a family friendly activity just a few minute walk from the beach! Enjoy our 18 hole walk through Costa Rica – with volcano challenges, shootin’ the curl of the waves and even a waterfall!
was founded in 2002, the company maintains a fleet of twenty first class boats, equipped with the latest in sonar, fishing equipment and controls. Our team of captains and first mates of each boat have extensive knowledge of conventional, Fly Fishing, and Catch & Release.
The sunny and beautiful Potrero Beach, with its warm and calm waters on the Pacific Coast of Guanacaste, is the scenario where you will find the exclusive and romantic hotel boutique Bahía del Sol, only a few minutes away from Flamingo and Prieta beaches, and very close to Tamarindo, Conchal and la Penca.
Classic American Beach Menu ,Located right next to where the boats go out from on the road to Potrero. A classic beach bar with great American foods , Burgers , Sandwiches , Wings , Fish ……a huge menu of your favorite foods.
Matching the beautiful ocean side tropical setting with a refreshing tropical cocktail is a must! The sea breeze from the Pacific Ocean and the wide selection of cocktails, fresh fruit drinks, fine wines, and beers make the Langosta Beach Club the perfect place to cool down in style and comfort.
Sheraton San José Hotel tiene a disposición de sus huéspedes y público, 8 pisos con 171 amplias y cómodas habitaciones, finamente decoradas desde los confortables dormitorios estándar hasta las magníficas Suites, con una excelente vista de las montañas de la zona.
Coco Beauty Spa’s goal is to create an atmosphere of relaxation and harmony where the spa can provide “high-quality services with affordable prices.” The architect and spa owner used a clean design lines style of desing incorporating tropical deck wood from the area with touches of bali and glass.
Ricante’s mission is to provide an excellent Hot Sauce to the people of the world and at the same time deliver it to them without consuming typical products for such delivery. To do this we have made an effort to only buy recycled bottles and paper products to produce our bottles and stickers for labeling.
SER Om Shanti Yoga Studio has the intention to provide an inspirational haven in Tamarindo where the rewards of Yoga are attained and celebrated with the assistance of a highly trained and educated teacher in a caring and supported environment.
Iguana Surf Shop and Tours has been operating in Tamarindo for more than two decades. As Tamarindo’s oldest surf shop, we hold some bragging rights when it comes to the fact that we have taught over 100,000 beginner surf lessons, but hey who’s counting right?:)
The Beach Bazaar is a design collaboration between two friends, Kristen Brown and Ashley Mason. Their love of surf and the beach lifestyle drew them to sunny Costa Rica. Hailing from New York City and Toronto, Kristen and Ashley dreamt of finding a stylish and fun surf rashguard that didn’t look like their brothers’ old t-shirts. Wapow! The Beach Bazaar was born.