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Hurricanes in Costa Rica – Little To Worry About Until Today?

Thankfully, Costa Rica is normally below the hurricane line and rarely receives damage from the hurricanes that tend to plague more northern parts of the Caribbean.

Giving Thanks For My Mum This Thanksgiving Day

In November 2008 having just returned from a trip to Scotland and England, the short dark days, the freezing temperatures and the icy winds blowing down from the arctic circle were a cold, sharp reminder of one of the reasons I love living in Costa Rica.

Pumpkin Pie in Paradise. Enjoying Thanksgiving in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica.

It’s time to ditch the mittens for picture perfect sunsets, palm trees, and pumpkin pie! The holiday season is in full swing in Jaco, Costa Rica, as expats and vacationers from the U.S. prep for Thanksgiving.

Costa Rica Condo Prices Comparison Report 2016. Northwest Guanacaste.

Things have really picked up in 2016! Land prices are down between 20-30% and although most condo prices are generally stable now, there are a few attractive fire sale properties to be had by the opportunistic real estate investor.

Best New Adventure Activities in Costa Rica

Imagine jumping into a big, inflatable ball partly filled with water. Now imagine rolling inside of that ball down a hillside obstacle course. Welcome to the world of zorbing!

10 Really Cool Things To Do in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Anyone who’s considered Costa Rica as a vacation destination has probably heard about Manuel Antonio. It’s home to Costa Rica’s most popular national park and one that’s been labeled one of the most beautiful national parks in the world (Forbes Magazine, 2011).

Dreaming of Christmas in Costa Rica? Christmas is already on the way at MultiPlaza in Escazu

The holidays are one of the most popular times to travel to Costa Rica and reservations need to be made well in advance. Here at Costa Rican Vacations, we only have 20 rooms left to offer, so act soon before they’re all gone!

The Top 14 Things That Gringos Love About Living in Escazu & Santa Ana That Cannot Be Found Anywhere Else in Costa Rica!

Living in Escazu, Costa Rica is not for everyone. If you are the ‘pioneering’ type and already speak fluent Spanish then living in a more remote area of Costa Rica may be perfect for you from day one.

Did Your Life Improve After The Last Presidential Election?

Now that the U.S. ‘election’ has finished, surely we all now appreciate that politics everywhere is nothing but a circus.

Recommended Costa Rica Realtor Andrés Henfling. Ten reasons to hire Andrés Henfling as your Realtor in the Santa Ana & Escazu Areas.

Through this website, you will have learned that there are no qualifications, exams or regulatory requirements to become a ‘real estate broker’ in Costa Rica so anyone can print a business card and call themselves a broker.

How To Find Out The Price of a New Car in Costa Rica?

Thanks to our friends at La Nación it’s now easier than ever to find out the price of the new car you want to buy in Costa Rica.

How To Decide Where To Live in Costa Rica? And why you should consider Lake Arenal instead of the popular and touristy beach areas.

For years now Costa Rica has been one of the world’s premier “eco” tourism, and retirement destination spots. More people are coming here every year to experience the warm sunny climate, friendly culture, beautiful beaches, rain forests and mountains.

Costa Rica Crime, Land Scams & ‘Working Women’ Who Take Gringos To The Cleaners!

On the positive side when it comes to violent crime such as murder, they do a great job, because they have a division called OIJ (English – Judicial Investigation Organization ) this department is their equivalent of the FBI in the USA and they do a very good job.

Caribbean Jungle Home For Sale Built By Canadian Builder. Just steps from the beach and only $450,000 and has already earned $46,000 in it’s first 12 months.

As a highly successful Vacation Rental, Casa Bonita has made $46,000 in its first 12 months, and with lots of bookings already we anticipate earnings of $55,000+ for our second year.

The Best Weather On The Southern Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica Is When?

Its a known fact that the weather is generally less predictable on the Caribbean Coast, although we have no lack of sunshine with over 300+ sunny days a year, but in September and October…