Please find our current list of English speaking 12 step meetings across Costa Rica. While we will make every effort to have an updated list, we are not responsible for changes in individual meeting times, locations, or contact information. Costa Rica Recovery does not sponsor any of these meetings as each group is their own entity.
All Costa Rica 12 Step Recovery English meetings are one hour in length unless otherwise stated.
ALANON ENGLISH MEETINGS
- Tuesday 12:00 Noon Serenity Group at Buena Tierra Cafeteria, Contact: Rosemary Z. 2288-0002
- Thursday 10:30 am Serenity Group at Buena Tierra Cafeteria, Contact: Rosemary Z. 2288-0002
- Meetings: Saturdays 9:00 AM
- Location: The International Baptist church in Guachepelin….. Same place as the Zu group meeting place
- Contact: Rosemary Z. 2288-0002
- Meetings: TUE 12pm
- Location: The meeting is held in the AA Central Grupo Building 1 block up from the fire station.
- Contact: Cheryl 2444-1515
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS ENGLISH MEETINGS
Pacific Group of Manuel Antonio
Meetings: Daily meetings 10 – 11 AM at the New Location ~ El Arado Restaurant
From the Hotel Mono Azul Bus Stop
Take the “old road to Quepos” toward Villa Teca. The meeting is about 200 yards on your right on the old road, El Arado Restaurant. (Approx 3-5 minute walk)
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS ENGLISH MEETINGS
To find the most recently updated list of English speaking AA meetings go to Costaricaaa.com
Anchor Club – Sabana Sur
Location: Local Community Center (Salon Comunal Barrio Corazon de Jesus Sabana Sur)
- Monday 12:00 PM
- Wednesday 12:00 PM
- Friday 12:00 PM
Directions: Start from the Mcdonalds on the SouthEast corner of Sabana Park. *There is more than one Mcdonalds. This is the one next to Universal Department store. Go right on the road that runs parallel to the train tracks. Take the third street (Calle 36) to the right. The community center is 1/4 mile on the left.
Taxi Directions or Easier UBER Directions: This community center is next to the Jewish Cemetery.
International Baptist Church in Guachipelin
- Monday 12:00PM Noon – Big Book
- Tuesday 8:00AM Prayer/Meditation
- Wednesday 12 noon 12×12
- Thursday 1:00 PM Living Sober
- Friday 8:00 AM Discussion
- Saturday 9:00 AM Daily Reflections (Open Meeting)
- Sunday 12:30PM Speaker/Discussion
- English speaking NA meetings in Jaco every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:30PM.
- Spanish speaking NA meetings are every night at 7PM.
- There are English speaking AA meetings every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 10AM.
All of the meetings are held on the second floor of Torre del Tiempo, across the street from Ekono and next to Pachi’s Pan, in the center of Jaco. Look for the NA and AA signs hanging from the second-floor balcony. See you there!
Meetings: WED 3:30 pm Open, Reading 12/12, discussion
Location: Kay’s Gringo Postres, 60 meters west of the Red Cross (adjacent to Seguro Clinic)
Contact: Call Brad E. 2446-3317
Nicoya Peninsula, Puntarenas Province
TUE / THU / SAT 6-6:30pm (longer if more people show up)
Location: In front of school, on main street
50 meters left of El Monge (bigstore). There is a sign out on the street.
Contact: Ype Bolman at 2642-1201
Meetings: SU 12p
Location: Pacific Plaza, far right corner outside under the gazebo
Meetings: Thursdays 9AM Woman’s Group beginning May 17th
Location: Roca Verde just beyond the real estate office on the Costanera
Meetings: MON, WED & FRI 12noon | Mon & Fri is open discussion, Wed is a Step Study. All are closed AA meetings.
Location: Grecia Centro AA Club:
Take Grecia exit off Autopista (look for funky Greek pillars and AA billboard at exit), proceed up winding road to Grecia downtown. Grecia is dominated by a brick red iron cathedral. Proceed on one way street past cathedral two blocks, make a left and go a block and a half. You will see AA sign outside club, street parking should be available.
If you get lost in Grecia, ask for directions to fire station (bombero estación). The AA club is located around the block from the station.
Contact: Jay 2494-0578
Meetings: WED 11:30am to 12:30pm // SUN 9am to 10am
Location: From Los Angeles Park at Ave. 6 and Calle 9, go south two blocks to Ave 10. Go right on Ave 10 and about 2/3 of the way between Calle 8 to Calle 10 is the Hogar Salvando al Alcohólico on the right. There is a sign with the AA logo.
Direcciones: De la Iglesia Los Angeles 100m al sur, 150m oeste mano derecha
Contact: Laura C. 2267-7466
There are no regular meetings at this time, BUT there are friends of Bill’s living there now. If you are coming to Santa Teresa, please get in touch with Lance and set up a meeting!
Contact: Lance – firstname.lastname@example.org
Meetings: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday mornings @ 9 am
Location: Upper Level of Frank’s restaurant on Main Street
Contact: Jay email@example.com
Meetings: TU, WE, TH 5pm
Location: Jan 1 to May 30: Manuel Antonio Beach in front of Mar Y Sombra (Restaurant Balu)
June 1 to December 30: In Quepos, in the AA Hall in the alley behind the BCR Bank
Contact: Bob N. at 8380-0964
Meetings: Everyday at Noon
Location: Restaurant El Arado, Old Quepos Road, Manuel Antonio
Contact: Gypsy at 2777-1898
Times: WED @ 5:30pm
Location: Monteverde Friends Meeting house
Contact: Ran S. 8313 2523
- Monday- 5:30 pm
- Wednesday- 10:30 am
- Thursday- 5:30 pm
- Saturday- 10:30 am
- Sunday- 5:30 pm
Location: Clubhouse located through Pedro’s Surf Shop which can be found in the alley behind Tamarindo’s main road rotunda.
NA Meeting- Open meeting
Meetings: Sundays at 7pm
Location: at the roundabout behind Pedro’s surf shop
Contact: Bruce 506-8866-9448
Meetings: MO, WE, FR 6pm
Location: Across the corner from the Sardinal Police Station
Contact: John 2672-1163, (706) 494-5908