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.
If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. With a $970,000 investment from the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) of the Ministry of Environment and Energy, the Manuel Antonio National Park will get a much-needed facelift. Not only will […]
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 may not be your first choice for a family vacation, perhaps it should be. One man tells a story of taking his wife and two young daughters with […]
Semana Santa is known as the week leading up the religious holiday known as Easter Sunday. It’s one of Costa Rica’s most popular and important Christian holidays, which leaves many of the banks, government offices, stores, schools, and more closed for quite some time. Semana Santa, also known as Holy Week, begins this year on […]
Come to Jaco and you can expect to encounter a diverse culinary palette of flavors from all over the world. From sushi, pizza, burgers, hummus, falafel and Chinese to Mexican style Al Pastor tacos and burritos, Jaco’s main street, Avenida Pastor Diaz, provides visitors and locals with something to satiate just about any type of […]
Where is Nosara Located? Nosara is located on the North Pacific Coast of the Nicoya Peninsula, and is situated about 100 miles west of the bustling capital of San Jose. Right between the immensely popular beach towns of Playa Samara and Playa Tamarindo is where the region sits, and the 5 scenic beachfront towns of […]
Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful places in the world, but it’s often overlooked for other destinations. There are so many fun activities to take part in and so many different impeccable sights to see, which makes Costa Rica an absolute must when it comes to a bucket list. Partying in Carnival Who […]
Costa Rican drivers are generally a little more confident in taking risks and a little less competent in driving skills than the average North American driver. This stems from the fact that most are first generation drivers; their parents did not own a family vehicle.
One of the key factors in hotel ownership success is how well you integrate with your local community. Getting connected and networking with the locals will help you attract visitors from within Costa Rica and provide a much needed boost during low season.
Come to Sámara when you want to get away from the city and resort areas, but still want access to many amenities. We have a massage school, farmers market, handmade specialty jewelry, a language school, yoga classes, an animal refuge, a gym, and so much more.
If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. As I enter my 11th year of living in Costa Rica, I continue with my love of building with steel frame. Since 2006 I have built 4 homes, all with steel frame […]
One of the hottest real estate markets in the Americas in the early 2000s, Costa Rica is bouncing back stronger than ever after the slump in real estate values throughout the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, according to real estate experts.
Want to learn more about Affordable and World-Class Healthcare In Costa Rica? click here to contact our expert! When it comes to affordable and world-class healthcare, Latin America probably does not come to mind. While it is true that some Latin American countries struggle, Costa Rica is not one of them. This country, with its […]
Within Costa Rica are many hidden gems. A prime example is Rio Celeste, one of the most magical and beautiful places that you will ever have the opportunity to experience, not only in Latin America but in the entire world. Located deep within the Tenorio Volcano National Park, you will see stunning turquoise water unlike […]
For most people, moving to Costa Rica is the chance of a lifetime. Dubbed the “happiest place in the world”, this Latin American country has so much to offer, including lush rainforests, pristine beaches, cloud forests, majestic volcanos, and even superior coffee. Regardless of where you are from, you may question what makes this nation […]
Let’s face it, pretty much everyone loves Costa Rica, and no doubt we see travelers from all over the world, but if there is one area that best suited for Costa Rica, I think Texas might be on the top of the list.