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.

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 […]

New Costa Rican Law Mandates that AirBnB Rentals Pay Tax.

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. In December 2016, a new law designed to fight tax was signed by Costa Rica’s President, Luis Guillermo. This new law will have an impact of property owners who rent to people […]

Important Information That You Should Know Before Putting in an Offer on a House.

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. Regardless if you want to purchase a house in Costa Rica as a new resident or you already have a home and want to upgrade, there are a number of important factors […]

Atenas, Costa Rica Celebrates Tradition in the 2017 Atenas Oxcart Parade

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. Robust pairs of matching oxen and beautiful, colorful Costa Rican oxcarts paraded through downtown Atenas on Sunday, April 30, 2017 in the 18th annual Atenas Costa Rica Oxcart Parade. The fiesta kicked […]

Renewable Energy Responsible for Powering 98 Percent of Costa Rica in 2016.

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 year, 98 percent of Costa Rica was powered by renewable energy. Without question, this has left many other countries who are trying to achieve the same goal in complete awe. […]

Great Activities and Beaches in Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. Costa Rica is home to one of the world’s most beautiful national parks. The Manuel Antonio National Park is frequented by visitors throughout the year, but is especially busy during the high […]

3 Hot Breakfast Spots in Atenas, 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. Breakfast, as they say, is the most important meal of the day, and in our small country town of Atenas, Costa Rica there are several great breakfast spots to enjoy. Thanks to […]

Costa Rica is full of life… and, yes, that includes bugs!

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. A friend of mine recently had a complaint from visitors staying in her vacation rental in a town just outside of San Jose. They were first-timers to Costa Rica and spent three […]

Why the New Jaco Walk is a Big Deal

For any questions you have about this property click here to contact the listing agent. The much anticipated Jaco Walk Plaza recently had its grand opening and typically there wouldn’t be much so hype over a new commercial center, but this is more than just that. The Jaco Walk is a tremendous development for Jaco […]