Retirement In Costa Rica

Expat Private Medical Insurance Companies in Central & Latin America – Benefits & Pitfalls!

Before you make the move you do your due diligence by understanding the real estate laws, the language difference, the culture, the people, the diet, the nature and of course the your medical insurance options… Right?

Electricity In Costa Rica

ICE, CNFL, JASEC, CoopeLesca, ESPH, CoopeGuanacaste, CoopeSantos and CoopeFaroruiz. Costa Rica has a government agency that oversees the prices of electricity an we regularly see prices rise and – believe it or not – decline… The electricity company recently wanted to raise the rates by 7.2% The Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (ARESEP) (Ruling […]

Atenas, Costa Rica Ranked As “One of the Best Places To Retire Abroad’ by AARP. See free video interview with Atenas Realtor Dennis Easters.

“My real estate career started over 16 years ago in Tampa, Florida. I purchased my first house, a 1923 bungalow, in Old Seminole Heights, a neighborhood just a few miles north of downtown. I took my time and restored the house and then held onto it as a rental property. That was the beginning of […]

Ex Pat Life In Costa Rica for Expats Part 2 With Bette And Dawson

Bette and Dawson Grove had a goal for their retirement — move to Arizona and play golf for the rest of their lives.  Well it did not turn out quite how they planned thanks to their son telling them they should go to Costa Rica for a visit.

Costa Rica Politics – Gearing Up for Presidential Elections in 2006

The largest hurdle for these parties to overcome during this up coming election is the large amount of expected absenteeism after Costa Rica witnessed two former Presidents (Miguel Angel Rodriguez and Rafael Angel Calderon) detained and …


There are no addresses in Costa Rica. No house numbers, no building numbers, and no street names (with rare exceptions). Not even in the capital of San Jose. There’s a church that faces west in the center of every town, and if you ask directions most people use the church as a starting point.

Thinking About Investing In Costa- Rican Property. How About A Coffee Farm?

The primary product of Costa Rica is tourism but that is not to say that this is the only industry worthy of investment in this tiny but flourishing country.

It´s Martini Time — The Story Of Ginger Restaurant And Sailing Around The World (Almost)

We are pleased to have as our guest blogger Anne Hegney from Ginger Restaurant. Anne and her husband Bengt are long time Playa Hermosa Residents, highly involved members of the community and as you will learn — Very Successful at “Retiring” into their dream professions in Costa Rica. Here is their story — ENJOY

Ni-Fu Ni-Fa Delicatessen Is Here in Costa Rica! Paradise for steak lovers.

If you are ever in the mood for a delicious, melt-in-your mouth, butter like Argentinian styled fillet mignon or other carnivorous delights then you just gotta’ visit the new Ni-Fu Ni-Fa Delicatessen on the highway at Cariari.

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During the high season from December 15th through the end of April, Hernán is very busy indeed so should you wish to hire him for a one to ten day tour, we would encourage you to book him as soon as you can. You will be expected to pay when confirming your reservation.

Thanks for the Head Lice! More Spanish language mistakes.

As any man will tell you, the Ticas (the Costa Rican women) are not at all shy about showing their romantic interest in someone and yesterday I bumped into a woman who has regularly made it clear that she would like to spend some time with me.

Burnt-Out Attorney Plans To Help Burnt-Out Attorneys

Unfortunately Kevin died suddenly of an aneurysm and my retirement plans were set back a few years. Kevin had complained of “burn out” but at age forty three (43) I thought he was kidding…