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Friends of CRIA

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.

Happy exploring!

 

INSURANCE OPTIONS

 

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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:  

philcostarica@gmail.com  or visit   www.allinsurancecr.com or give me  a call, CR 506-8707-9939, US 973-536-1191.

Skype chat phileitman

 

REAL ESTATE OPTIONS

 

ABC Real Estate

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2653 0404
tamarindo@abccostarica.com
www.abccostarica.com

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Hacienda Pinilla

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2680-3000
info@haciendapinilla.com
www.haciendapinilla.com

haciendapanilla

 

 

KRAIN Property Management & Vacation Rentals

Office Number: +506 2654-4010 Ext. 2
Toll-Free: 1-888-572-4627
 
 
 

Coldwell Banker Tamarindo

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2653 1919
info@cbtamarindo.com
www.coldwellbankertamarindo.com

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Westin Golf Resort & Spa

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.

Phone
Website

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Plantación Properties

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2288-0483
info@plantaionproperties.com
www.plantacionpropertiescr.com

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Las Mareas De El Tesoro

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2653-1561
info@lasmareas.com
www.lasmareas.com

lasmareas

 

Peninsula Papagayo

Luxury oceanfront villas, condominiums, estate homes and homesites for sale at Costa Rica’s only 5-star resort residential comment

Phone
Email
Website
2696-2126
concierge@peninsulapapagayo.com
www.peninsulapapagayo.com

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LEGAL OPTIONS

 

DENISE VARELA, Lawyer Public Notary

A CRIA  parent and school supporter ,providing legal services for  Residency/Immigration-Corporations-Property- including -auto transfers

Contact Denisecostarica@gmail.com  2653-4300 Cell 8346-4892

 

                                                                                                      

HOME IMPROVEMENT OPTIONS

GreenGo Gardens Nursery


Phone
Email
8811-0565
greengogardens@yahoo.com

Greengo

 

Indigo Home Furnishings

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2653-0655
indigohomefurniture@gmail.com
www.indigohomecostarica.com

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ACTIVITIES OPTIONS

 

Holly Heller Art Retreats

A small private studio offering instruction for groups of artists in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

Website

Holly-Art

 

AquaCenter Diving

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.

Phone
Website

aquacenter

 

Frijoles Locos Surf Shop

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2652-9235
surf@frijoleslocos.com
www.playagrandesurfshop.com

Frijoles

 

Marlin Del Rey Catamaran

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2653-1212
info@MarlinDelRey.com
www.marlindelrey.com

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Costa Rica Sailing Center

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.

Phone
Email
Website
8699-7289
jeff@learntosailcr.com
www.learntosailcr.com

costaricasailing

 

Bolas Locas Mini Golf

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!

Phone

Email
Website

2653 1178
info@bolaslocas.com
www.bolaslocas.com

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Yellow Fin Sportfishing & Tours

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2653-9024
info@yellowfinsportfishing.com
www.yellowfinsportfishing.com

yellowfincharters

 

RESTAURANT AND ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

 

La Princesa Café

La Princesa is a family owned coffee shop, that offers Argentinian empanadas, pastries, coffee, cupcakes and other sweets and treats.

Phone
Website

La-Princesa

 

 The Club at Mar Vista

Come enjoy the finest cuisine and drinks at The Club at Mar Vista, while lounging around our infinity pool! Breathtaking sunset views!

Phone
Website

club at mar vista

 

Bahia Del Sol

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.

Phone
Website

Bahia Del Sol

 

The Beach House

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2654-6203
info@beachhouseplayaflamingo.com
www.beachhouseplayaflamingo.com

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Café Playa Negra

Warm water and white sand, sunshine & suntans, friendly people & great waves; combined with delicious food, beautiful rooms & the love of the Café, makes Playa Negra a very special place for you.

Phone
Email
Website
2652-9351
info@cafeplayanegra.com
www.cafeplayanegra.com

cfn

 

Langosta Beach Club

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2653-1127
lbc@langostabeachclub.com
www.langostabeachclub.com

langosta

 

Sheraton Escazu

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.

Phone
Email
Website
506 4055-0505
reservas@sheratoncr.com
www.sheratoncr.com

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PERSONAL CARE

Coco Beauty Spa

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.

Phone
Email
Website
2653-2562
info@cocobeautyspa.com
www.cocobeautyspa.com

Coco Beauty Spa

 

GirlFish Boutique


Phone
Email
2653-1919
kerrikai@aol.com

Girfish

Matty’s Deli


Phone
Website

matysdeli

 

La Oliva Food Imports

We are a imported foods store of prime quality, we have wines, liquors, cheeses, cold meats, pasta and much more.

Phone
Email
Website
2654 6287
charcuteria@laolivafoodimports.com
www.laolivafoodimports.com

laoliva

 

Los Altos De Oros Spa

We are a 5-Star Costa Rica boutique hotel & spa resting on a 27 acre estate atop a small mountain with stunning views to the Pacific Ocean.

Phone
Email
Website
8850-4222
info@losaltosdeeros.com
www.losaltosdeeros.com

lade

 

Maluco Caipiranha Lounge


Phone
8653-0100

maluco

 

Tikis Seaside Grille


Phone
Email
Website
2654 9028
info@beachhouseplayaflamingo.com
www.facebook.com/TikisSeasideGrille

tikis

 

Ricante Hot Sauce

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.

Email
Website
info@ricante.com
www.ricante.com

ricante

 

Ser Om Shanti Yoga

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.

Phone
Email
Website
8591-6236
marielyoga@hotmail.com
www.seryogastudio.com

serom

 

Sueno Del Mar Bed & Breakfast

Located on the northwest coast of Costa Rica, just outside the bustling town of Tamarindo,
this beachfront bed and breakfast provides the perfect retreat for your Costa Rican vacation.

Phone
Email
Website
2653 0284
suenodelmar@gmail.com
www.sueno-del-mar.com

sueno

 

Surf Shack Burgers & Wings

Surf Shack Burgers and Wings offers a family friendly atmosphere, delicious food, and reasonable prices.

Phone
506 2653 2346

surfshack

 

Tamarindo Car Center

Tamarindo Car Center es el lugar perfecto para que su vehículo obtenga el mantenimiento que tanto necesita.

Phone
2653-2442

tamarindocar

 

Wok n Roll Restaurant


Phone
Website

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BeachSide Medical Clinic

The BeachSide Clinic medical professionals are dedicated to work hard to provide you quality care with all the respect and honesty you deserve. Your health always comes first!

Phone
Website

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Iguana Surf

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?:)

Phone
Email
Website
(506) 2653-0613
Iguana@IguanaSurf.net
www.iguanasurf.net

iguanasurf

 

 

The Beach Bazaar

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.

Email
Website
info@thebeachbazaar.com
www.thebeachbazaar.com

beachbazaar

 

Nimbu Beauty & Spa

Offering professional spa services of Hair Care, Profesional Make up, Nail Care, Massages and Body treatments, Deep cleansing Facials, Bridal services and packages.

Phone
Website
2653 6443
www.nimbuspa.com

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