We often receive queries about safety in Costa Rica. Since it is a worldwide issue, I would like to dispel some of those rumors and arm you with a little information to make your experiences of traveling and living in Costa Rica a bit more stress-free...
Seeking a new thrill? Try sampling amazing fruits that are rare in northern climes. Try fresh lychee (looks like a hairy red insect before peeling), papaya, star fruit, and jocote (a cashew relative, but nothing like a nut).
In the near decade since Madeline traded her home city of Portland, Oregon, for the sunnier shores of Costa Rica, she's used yoga to sustain herself physically, emotionally, and financially. Despite the inevitable challenges along the way, Madeline loves living in Costa Rica.
After a number of trips to Tamarindo, Jeanne was convinced she should buy property there. She felt that the entire area of Guanacaste province on the northern Pacific coast, known as the Gold Coast, had a big future.
“Buenas!” “Hola!” “Pura Vida!” Common greetings among friends and strangers alike. Despite a surge of growth, Tamarindo still offers that “place where everybody knows your name, ” small-town vibe. Historically this Pacific coastal town nestled along the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste region, just two-and-a-half hours south of the Nicaraguan border, was a quiet fisherman’s town. A few boats in the bay and not much else other than lush flora and native wildlife.
While working at a small architecture firm in the U.S., Trevor Berkowitz had no idea that one day the job would bring him to Costa Rica. But when a job opportunity to design a housing community arose there, he jumped at the opportunity.
White-sand beaches…Clear turquoise water filled with tropical fish…Palm trees swaying in the breeze…A laidback vibe, Costa Rica’s little-known Caribbean coast is the ultimate tropical paradise. The Caribbean coast’s heart is the tiny town of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca...
Living on the sunny Floridian coast, most people might think that Bob Normand was already made in the shade. Then he discovered Costa Rica, where the beaches were even more pristine, the living was even more relaxed, and the fishing was even better.