In the Northern Highlands region of Costa Rica, about three hours from the capital , San Jose, is Lake Arenal. Blessed with a spring-like climate year-round, the shores around the lake have become home to an increasing number of expats from around the world, including many North Americans. They find a vibrant and active expat community, a small town atmosphere, a rural feel, and peace and quiet. Many live in homes with panoramic lake views.
There are no large hotels, no condo towers on the shore, or large-scale development of any kind. The 33-square-mile lake itself has virtually no boat traffic. It’s a beautiful place to call home.
In the video below, International Living’s Costa Rica Editor Jason Holland offers a video tour of life around the lake.
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