Tamarindo, Guanacaste

Costa Rican Culture: How to Make a Typical Mask or “Mascarada”

Costa Rica doesn’t officially celebrate Halloween (although bars and restaurants countrywide would wholeheartedly disagree with that statement). Instead, the Costa Rican Ministry of Culture created a national mandate declaring October 31st the “Dia Nacional de la Mascarada,” or the traditional day dedicated to traditional masks and mask makers.

The Science Behind A Costa Rica Sunset

It’s easy to lose yourself in the vivid shades of orange, pink, purple and blue of a Costa Rican sunset. But why do sunsets vary so much from place to place, and from evening to evening? Why are they typically more stunning near beaches, deserts or canyons than in other parts of the world?

Costa Rica Horse Ranch and Farm For Sale By Owner. 185 acres for USD$749,000

This amazing property is beautifully situated in San Rafael de Nandayure is a tiny rural village with all the charms of the simple good life of the “Blue Zone” of Guanacaste, where people live longer because their lifestyles are conducive.

Ocean View Luxury 3 Bedroom Condo For Sale in La Perla, Tamarindo US$535,000

La Perla Tamarindo is one of the nicest condo developments in town! Located only a short 5 minute walk to the beach and town, the location of La Perla 2-4 is absolutely ideal!

Tamarindo Condo For Sale For Only US$114,000

This one bedroom condo is located just a few hundred feet above sea level in the bustling town of Playa Tamarindo.

Top Tours & Fun Activities for Kids and Families in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

One of the most common questions we get from visiting families is this: what are the must-do tours and activities in the Tamarindo area? Here’s our list of ideas for things to do with kids in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Ocean View Land For Sale With Home Packages From US$299,000

You can have your ocean view home from US$299,000! In a market where many believe they cannot find a home for under US$500,000 with a view of the ocean, the developers at Mar Vista have created a product which we didn’t previously have to offer our buyers.

Costa Rica Luxury Condo For Sale in Playa Langosta. At US$329,950 this is a BARGAIN!

What most people like about Valencias del Mar in Playa Langosta (besides the amazingly low homeowner’s dues) is the privacy and quality of construction you get for your investment.

Ocean View Lots For Sale in Mar Vista Flamingo Community From $70,000. Developer financing is available with US$25,000 down!

Buying an affordable ocean view lot in a great neighborhood is possible! Mar Vista is a secure gated eco-community in Costa Rica, obviously placing an emphasis on sustainability.

Building Your Own Ocean View Home in Costa Rica. My second home building experience and yes! It can be simple and easy.

I have personally gone through a complete remodel/addition as well as two new home builds in this country in the last 10 years. It really can be just that easy!

Fully Titled 1/4 Acre Oceanfront Lot for Sale in Potrero Beach US$390,000

There is nothing like being direct oceanfront! This oceanfront TITLED lot is centrally located in the most desirable section of Surfside (Potrero).

Ocean Front Condo For Sale in Flamingo, Costa Rica Only US$165,000

This is the best priced oceanfront condo on the market! This 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath condo is quite possible the best investment in Costa Rica!

Playa Grande Hotel For Sale Near The Beach.  US$1,190,000 and nets US$140,000 per year

This recently remodeled hotel features a main hotel, restaurant, lounge area and pool located 275 meters to the beach. There is 3,800 SF in construction and the lot size measures 1700m2 (just under 1/2 acre).

Playa Grande Beach Villas For Sale $990,000. Net US$70,000 per year on this great investment 50 meters from the beach.

Welcome to Beach Villas! This private property is located in the heart of Playa Grande, in the northwest Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.

Brand New Luxury Home For Sale in Hacienda Pinilla, 4500 Acre Resort Community. US$650,000

Welcome to Hacienda Pinilla. If you are looking for a new luxury home in Costa Rica, look no further! This brand new tropical designer home has all the details that one would expect in a private luxury residence located in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.