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.
Retirement In Costa Rica
Christmas Spirit Comes to Jaco. It’s sunny and 70 degrees so is it any wonder Santa Claus visits the beach?
Complete with face painting, dancing, Christmas carols and colorful mimes on skates, stilts and bouncing shoes the children were thrilled ...Read More
Costa Rica Christmas With Tamales and the Traditional Leg of Pork
Costa Rica is predominantly a Catholic country and the government and many businesses will come to a screeching halt on the 21st of ...Read More
More People Are Spending Christmas in Costa Rica Than Ever Before! Why not enjoy your turkey dinner on the beach.
Can you blame them? You know…. it's interesting. Until you take your first winter holiday you are blissfully living, working and playing ...Read More
Cars in Costa Rica. Pay the ‘marchamo’ and stay street legal.
At one point or another, my clients want to know what needs to be done to keep a vehicle street legal here in Costa Rica...Read More
Central and Latin America: The Perfect Escape Destination
Affordability is one reason for choosing a Latin America getaway. In addition to laidback communities, hospitable people, and pristine ...Read More
The New Marina in Quepos
For many years Costa Rica had only one marina, the Los Sueños marina in Playa Herradura. For years there was talk of one taking shape in ...Read More
Living in Escazu, Costa Rica. Which are the most exclusive areas?
Escazu is always called "Embassy Row", but of course not all of Escazu is Embassy row. Even though there is a zoning plan in Escazu, you'll ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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, ...Read More