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#1 of 10 Old 04-30-2012, 07:17 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Anybody live in one? My family and I are looking to move there at some point during the next couple of years, and I wanting information on the cost of living, etc. As the title says, I am interested in finding an intentional community that correlates with our values(generally just working together to take care of the Earth and of each other. ;-)). I've been looking at this one online, and it looks amazing, but wanted to see if anyone on Mothering had suggestions as well. :-) Thank you!

Oh, and we would like to be no more than 45 minutes from the beach, preferably on the pacific side.


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Also, RE: our values...we are a non-vaxing family, and I like to treat ailments as naturally as possible. How easy is it to find practicing ND's in Costa Rica? Chiropractors? Any other non-vaxers living down there that can share their experiences?
 


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Hello, I discovered your post by simply doing a Google search for intentional communities in Central America.  I was just thinking, prior to finding you, that maybe my husband and I could find people in the states that want to change their lives.  My husband and I are seeking an amazing intentional community somewhere in Central America.  If you find what your seeking, please let us know...and if you would like, we will do the same!

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http://www.fincabellavista.com/

 

Land is soooo affordable down there! A friend of ours has land that we are going to go check out asap.
 


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Feathers Forever, sure that would be great! BabyMae09, that site looks amazing, thank you! :-)

We have no definite plans just yet, but we are keeping it open as a possibility. Please keep me posted if you all make it down there!
 

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Hi Pisces Mama,

I just stumbled across this site. I am working at forming an intentional community here in Panama.  It will be within a mile of the coast.  It's a very verdant, and quite virgin area.  Yet, an hour away from a decent size city.  Please write me to chat about out ideas.  My concept involves a completely wholistic, and sustainable community. \

 

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Hi, 

 

We are moving from the US to Costa Rica in 3 weeks with a 2 year old and 4 month old.  I just started a blog to share our adventures.  You might want to follow me and see what I experience in the next few months... My blog is mommybluebird.com

 

I am planning to write about healthy and eco-friendly living, and the culture of raising little ones while traveling (Costa Rica, to start with).  

 

Good luck finding the right community for your family!

 

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Thank you Emily for all your blog posts. So helpful in planning the move to CR!
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