Retirement In Costa Rica

Truly informative articles about retirement in Costa Rica can not be written by ‘travel writers’, they can only be written about by people who are actually living and who are retired in Costa Rica. 90% of the articles you will find here about retiring in Costa Rica are unique to our site. They have been written by people who have been retired in Costa Rica for many years, who understand the culture, the people and the country and you can learn from their experience.

Costa Rica Tourism Growing

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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 […]

The Art of Living Well and Longer 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. Moving to a foreign country in one’s retirement years is counterintuitive. Retirement is a time to seek the security of immediate health care and the proximity of family. While my cousins were […]

The Unexpected Gems of 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. The tropical rainforests, pristine beaches, and incredible eco adventures are what draw most people to Costa Rica. However, for people who prefer to get off the beaten path, this country offers a […]

Shipping to Costa Rica – [2017] Our Guide To Costa Rica Shipping

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One of the major events that buyers and sellers must coordinate with the purchase or sale of a home here in Costa Rica is the relocation and shipment of their household goods and automobiles.

Recreate the Look and Feel of a Costa Rican Beach Bungalow at Home

If you have any questions about property in Costa Rica, click here to contact our partner agent.click here to contact the listing agent. Whether you have actually spent time in beautiful Costa Rica or simply enjoyed looking at photos online, you probably noticed the relaxed and laid back lifestyle that both residents and visitors enjoy. […]

Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park Remodel Will Cost Nearly US$1 Million.

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 […]

Costa Rica: The Ideal Place for a Family Vacation

  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 […]

Everything You Need To Know About Tamarindo Costa Rica Real Estate

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The Roble Group formally announced plans to build a world-class JW Marriot Hotel and Resort at Hacienda Pinilla. The initial phase of development will include 180 deluxe suites, four restaurants, a spa and large convention center. Construction will start in mid-2006 with the opening planned by late 2007.

Medical Tourism in Costa Rica (Attracting Foreigners)

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Even including air fares, airport taxes, exit taxes, hotel and restaurant bills, etc., coming to Costa Rica to undergo several medical treatments means major savings for patients, usually under 50 percent of what it would cost them in the United States, for example. But it is not cost only that attracts foreigners to Costa Rican […]

Driving in Costa Rica. Important things you must know…

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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.

Driving in Costa Rica (Rules and Regulations): The most important legal requirements

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The police may ask to see your documentation and you should provide your driver’s license, your passport and rental vehicle documentation however, do NOT hand over your…

Investing in Jaco Costa Rica Real Estate

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“Help!” Said one of our VIP Members in his email. He and his wife had fallen in love with a US$500K Costa Rica condo in of the hottest real estate markets – Jaco beach.

Costa Rica Real Estate: A ‘Real’ Experience

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Costa Rica is a dramatically different kind of real estate market for most people and because we insist on recommending experienced real estate professionals with impeccable references, I have been accused of being too ‘finicky.’

Living in Costa Rica – Discover San Ramon, the new frontier

San Ramon provides good services, culture, reasonable cost of living and some of the Central Valley’s most outstanding real estate values. On the far western edge of the Central Valley sits the quaint village set in a lush valley with dramatic mountains in every direction.

Living in Santa Ana, Costa Rica – The modern new town of Santa Ana.

Now I don’t dare try that route during rush hour when a zillion Moms are leaving their new Santa Ana condos, taking their kiddies to school and some of the country highest paid business executives are making their way to the office …