Living in Costa Rica

I arrived in Costa Rica in 1999 and having lived in ten countries on three continents over the last 56 years, even with the increased cost of living we’ve seen over the past decade, I KNOW that I could not have the same quality of life anywhere in the UK or the USA that we enjoy here living in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Tourism Growing – FREE VIDEO

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Costa Rica continues to grow as a popular tourist destination, but what is interesting is how diverse those tourists are becoming. Traditionally Costa Rica has focused on the United States and Canada for the majority of their tourists, but a concentrated marketing effort in Europe over the past couple years, along with the help of […]

Paradise, We Have A Problem

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“JUST DROPPED IN TO SEE WHAT CONDITION MY CONDITION WAS IN…..” Have you been happy lately? I certainly hope so. When and why did you experience that wonderful, essential emotion? Did you solve a difficult problem, putting your life back on track? Did a situation turn out better than expected? Did you receive longed for […]

It’s a Love Shack, BABY!!

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Life is great in Costa Rica. I don’t need to tell you why. But I would like to suggest a way to make it better still. Doing for others is one of the most certain ways to increase our happiness. And there’s a lot of need and opportunity to help here in CR. People, kids, […]

Casa Magee Laguna Vista – Stunning Ocean View 4 Bed, 3.5 Bath, Pool – $699,000

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For any questions you have about this property click here to contact the listing agent. Stunning Panoramic Ocean View from this 4 Bed, 3.5 Bath Private Home. Perched on a mountainside on the coveted North end of Playas del Coco overlooking the pristine bay and town below this 4,000 Square Foot 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom […]

Contemporary Tree House – Playa Carrillo – USD $349,000

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For any questions you have about this property click here to contact the listing agent. Contemporary living with a natural flair. This modern marvel boasts 300 m2 of construction with a living tree growing in the center. Winner of an architectural award in 2015, this house can be 100% open air with the sliding/ fold […]

Your Own Slice of Paradise at a Bargain Price in Beautiful Costa Rica

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. Although Costa Rica is a small country, it has a lot to offer. Roughly the size of West Virginia, this country is extremely diverse when it comes to climate, lifestyle, landscape, and […]

Top Fishermen Gathered for Costa Rica’s Championship

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. Just last month, Quepos, Costa Rica, hosted the largest and most recognized sports-fishing tournament in the world. This was the fifth consecutive year for the prestigious event known as the Offshore World […]

Getting Outdoors in the Atenas Municipal Forest

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Walking under the tall tree canopy, I hear that sound again. Like the short bark of a small dog. The trails of the Municipal Forest in the mountain town of Atenas, Costa Rica are close to two neighborhoods, so it is possible it is a dog. But up in the trees? Around the next bend, […]

Don’t Stop Believin’, Dreams Do Come True

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. What could be more astonishing, more exciting, more incredible than getting a call out of the blue, offering you the job you long dreamed of but never believed you could ever actually […]

Plan the Perfect Hiking Trip on Costa Rica Mountain Peaks

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. If you and other family members or friends love hiking, Costa Rica is the perfect destination. Although Costa Rica boasts multiple mountain peaks, there are eight in particular that stand out. Whether […]

Free Wi-Fi Coming to 360 Costa Rican Districts

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. Recently, Sutel, the Telecommunications Superintendence in Costa Rica, announced that free Wi-Fi is coming to 360 of the 421 districts in this country. Through Fonatel, the National Telecommunications Fund, the project will […]

Bulding For Tomorrow – Breaking ground on the core values of Axiom Development Group

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. Through disciplined planning, development and construction, Axiom Development Group is implementing an innovative strategy along the southwestern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The company is creating harmonious living spaces and thoughtfully-integrated communities […]

Favorite Atenas Expat Restaurant Kay’s Refreshes with New Owners.

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. From the new name to the new menu, just about everything at this longtime expat hangout and favorite restaurant in Atenas has a fresh look. Renamed Kay’s Postres Café & Restaurant, the […]

A List of Fascinating and Peculiar Facts About Costa Rica and Its Locals

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. Even if you frequently travel to Costa Rica, you may be unaware of some of the fascinating and strange facts about this country and its locals. This list will give you a […]

PUPPIES’ LOVE…

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. Doing for others is one of the most reliable and well documented sources of happiness. I’ll bet you’ve often seen that in your own life, too. So my life plan includes volunteering […]