Bargain Colonial and Beach Homes from $90,000 in Northern Nicaragua

Bargain Colonial and Beach Homes from $90,000 in Northern Nicaragua

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October 24, 2016

My home is close to the beach town of San Juan del Sur. But if you’re looking for your own bargain property in Nicaragua right now, nowhere offers more choice of lifestyles and more appealing bargains than the area I recently scouted, around the northern colonial city of León.

How to Avoid U.S. Politics and Ditch the Winter Cold: 5 Top Snowbird Destinations on the Beach in Latin America

How to Avoid U.S. Politics and Ditch the Winter Cold: 5 Top Snowbird Destinations on the Beach in Latin America

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October 17, 2016

If you’ve had enough of this lunatic political season in the U.S...and you’re not looking forward to another cold winter either, the news is good: You have some great-value coastal options today in nearby Latin America.

Escape the North American Winter: 6 Must-Visit Beaches in Costa Rica

Escape the North American Winter: 6 Must-Visit Beaches in Costa Rica

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October 14, 2016

The beaches of Costa Rica are world famous. They’re a major reason the country gets so many tourists each year—2.66 million in 2015, a new record. And why thousands of expats live on or near the beach…that laidback lifestyle is irresistible to many.

5 of Europe’s Best Urban Beach Towns

5 of Europe’s Best Urban Beach Towns

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August 19, 2016

Warm, clear blue-green sea lapping long, sandy beaches… Families eating and laughing together over slow, relaxed dinners with lashings of good food and even better wine… Markets packed full of fresh-caught fish, locally made cheeses, and a rainbow of delicious produce… When you live by the beach in Europe, life is simpler, happier, and healthier.

Enjoy Peace and Tranquility in Mahahual, Mexico

Enjoy Peace and Tranquility in Mahahual, Mexico

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July 21, 2016

The southern part of Mexico’s Caribbean coast is a mostly undeveloped stretch of stunning, isolated beach called the Costa Maya. Unlike the tourist-driven beaches of the Riviera Maya further north, this length of coastline snuggles up against lowland jungle for some 62 miles and is largely inaccessible by road.

Buy in These Little-Known Costa Rica Beach Paradises From $148,000

Buy in These Little-Known Costa Rica Beach Paradises From $148,000

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July 21, 2016

Whether you’re looking for a bustling beach resort town with plenty of restaurants, chic boutiques, and nightlife…or you’d rather string up your hammock between two palms and fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves and not see another person all afternoon…you can get it in Costa Rica.