San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

Notes from Puerto Viejo De Talamanca

The next Puerto Viejo Open Pro Surf Tournament will take place May 9 at Playa Cocles, with open, grommet and longboard categories. There will be music following the contest. For more information, contact Beto at 8885-9688 or

Chair massage is being offered at the feria Saturday mornings from 7 to 10 a.m. Kevin Reilly, a 10-year licensed massage therapist who has lived in Costa Rica for six years, gives 10-minute upper-body massages for $5. Kevin is also available for full-body table massages at your place or his; e-mail him at

I had craniosacral therapy treatment by Dan at the BlissMassageCenter. All I can say is “wow.” If you have any kind of chronic problem, this might help you. Dan is a busy guy, as many in the community benefit from his therapy, so call 2756-8224 in advance for an appointment. For information about the center’s treatments, visit

Loco Natural will be closed the first three weeks of May and will reopen May 22.

–Wendy Strebe


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