Living in Costa Rica

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Enjoy a Great Lifestyle in Costa Rica


Costa Rica is one of the most popular retirement havens in Central America and when you are living in Costa Rica you will enjoy the country’s long stretches of deserted and undeveloped beaches, on the Caribbean and Pacific Coasts…dense jungles teeming with exotic wildlife…towering volcanoes, lush green valleys, and hundreds of crystal-clear lakes, rivers, streams, and waterfalls. All these things, and much more, make living in Costa Rica such a draw for expats.

Whether you choose to live in Costa Rica full- or part-time, you will relish the climate, neighborly atmosphere, low cost of living, excellent health care, stable democracy, and countless ways to have fun.

Costa Rica is a stable and safe country with good infrastructure. There are numerous airlines that now fly into the country… and with new airports in the works, getting here will only get easier.

When it comes to choosing a location and the type of real estate you want, Costa Rica has a plethora of choices.


Where to Live in Costa Rica


The Central Valley, which lies at an elevation of 3,000 to 5,000 feet, is the area of Costa Rica where the majority of foreigners settle. Days are warm and evenings are delightful. Expats with second homes in the Valley enjoy going to art galleries, handicraft shops, boutiques, bars, restaurants, concerts and friendly outdoor markets.

In Costa Rica’s Arenalarea you’ll find Lake Arenal and the charming villages of Nuevo Arenal and Tilarán.

The North Pacific Coastattracts expats who enjoy spectacular ocean views, gorgeous beaches, world-class sportfishing, bird watching, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking and horseback riding.

Across the Central Valley from the Pacific is the Caribbean Coast, an area often overlooked by property shoppers. The Caribbean Coast is where tropical rainforests extend to the white-sand beaches, offering unique opportunities for surfing, sportfishing and getting a close-up look at nature.

In Costa Rica, the good life is called “pura vida.” For those who live in Costa Rica, pura vida is a daily fact of life in this beautiful, exotic, and surprisingly affordable country.

*Prices as of 2013


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