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Sharing the Secrets and Recipes for Living Longer, Healthier & Happier

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Born and raised in Costa Rica, Melissa Guzman has always had a passion for great food. Originally from a small, traditional farming town in the mountains of Cartago, she grew up with many traditional recipes that were shared together with friends and family. After getting married and moving to the beach, she discovered the other […]

1.25 Acre Single Family Lot Near Playa Conchal – USD $99,000

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For any questions you have about this property click here to contact the listing agent. Catalina Cove is a residential beach project set in Playa Brasilito, a quiet corner of Costa Rica’s growing Guanacaste Province. Lot 21 is a 1.25 Acre (5066 m2) lot that is ready to build with electric and water availability right […]

Top 10 Best-Rated Places Abroad for Your Dream Retirement

Infographic: Top 10 Best-Rated Places Abroad for Your Dream Retirement

What is the best place for me to retire? We have listed the best-rated destinations!

Why you will absolutely love Costa Rica’s rainy season

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The weather in Costa Rica gets a bad rap in rainy season. Personally, it’s my favorite time of year. But read any traditional tourism report and it will tell you the best time to visit Costa Rica is from December to April when most of the country experiences dry season – except for the Caribbean […]

Santa Ana Home Invader Trapped By Homeowner With Fluffy Blanket!

For the second time in a few weeks, this invader managed to avoid the electric fence, climbed down the wall outside my office and boldly walk right into my office here in Santa Ana… Meet Iggy! As soon as he entered my office, Iggy saw the surprise on my face, realized he did not have […]

2 BR – 3 Bath – 40,903 SF – Casa Floriana – Luxury Amindst Nature – USD $529,000

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For any questions you have about this property click here to contact the listing agent. Nestled in the hills above Samara is the gated community of Montana, offering panoramic, valley, mountain and ocean views, cooler temperatures, privately maintained roads and total privacy with minimum size lots of 5,000m2 or more. Situated on one of the […]

148.6 Hectare/ 367+ Acre Ranch In Cañas, Guanacaste, Costa Rica – Land For Sale in Costa Rica – USD $3,000,000

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This 148 Ha farm for sale in Cañas, Guanacaste is located 2 Km. (1.24 miles) North Panamerican Rd. Route 6. It is a great deal on a really nice working ranch with potential for all types of agriculture and cattle raising businesses. For more real estate for this region at the WeLoveCostaRica Arenal Lake listings […]

Is Something Going on With U.S. Occupation In Costa Rica?

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The last official army Costa Rica had has been bordering on 70 years now. The country has had issues with the United States and Nicaragua landing on their soil, or very close to it. What has recently happened with Nicaragua have caused the locals to look back on the occupation done by the United States. […]

Beautiful Estate Style Property in Atenas, Costa Rica… US$1,250,000

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For any questions you have about this property click here to contact the listing agent. This is a one of a kind property in one of the most recognized communities in Atenas.  Just minutes from downtown Atenas, this property consists of a main home with swimming pool and hot tub,  guest house, two rental homes, […]

Sea Lions Crashing the Party

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Last Thursday, a sea lion decided to grab a bite at a hotel’s restaurant in Jaco Beach. Within the Puntarenas province on Garabito, this is the second time last week that a sea lion decided to pop up in the Central Pacific area. Locals and tourists have no complaints, though! However, sea lions aren’t all […]

The Sea Turtles Are Arriving in Ostional

On the pacific coast of Costa Rica, thousands of sea turtles have arrived and continue to do so in the Ostional National Wildlife Refuge. It’s definitely a beautiful sight to see that you shouldn’t miss if you’re in the area or close to it. The nesting area is filling up fast, with more sea turtles […]

Costa Rica Curious

In September Greg Seymour published his second book about living in Costa Rica. Costa Rica Curious is equal parts memoir, travelogue, and how-to guide for those considering a life change and a move to Costa Rica.

1,000 Newsletters. A new owner and a new era for WeLoveCostaRica.com in 2017

It was nearly fourteen years ago that I started sharing my love for Costa Rica with family and friends on a little website called WeLoveCostaRica.com and today, I can hardly believe that today you are reading my 1,000th WeLoveCostaRica.com newsletter.

New Single Storey Home For Sale in NaturaPark in Brasil de Santa Ana, Costa Rica For $425,000 – 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, TV/Family Room plus Maid’s Room/Office with Free video.

In Brasil de Santa Ana we love being close to Ciudad Colon, Santa Ana and also the capital city San José but it’s just far enough away from…

Costa Rica Ground & Whole Bean Coffee Only US$5.99 per bag for five bags – Do the right thing and enjoy Costa Rica’s sunshine and smiles included in every cup.

The Llano Bonito cooperative is the #1 most important organization in the community and when you buy ‘Wise Owl’ or Búho Sabio coffee you are doing the right thing and making a difference by directly helping the economically disadvantaged people in this area to become more entrepreneurial.