Weather and Seasonality

Photo by Joan Weilers
Photo by Joan Weilers

One of the best features of the coastal lowlands is that we enjoy a steady tropical temperature of around 27 °C (81 °F). Continue reading

The Value of a View

Photo by Ruben Roman
Photo by Ruben Roman

A sense of freedom, luxury and achievement are felt when one sets eyes on a wide expansive ocean view. For some investors, price is not an issue and the view that takes their breath away is the one that is a must have. But the question begs, is it worth the investment? Here is a breakdown of what constitutes an increase in a property’s value: Continue reading

The Land of Adventure

Costa Rica tropical WeatherStop dreaming, start discovering! Costa Rica awaits full of adventure. Continue reading

Purchasing Property

The process of purchasing property in Costa Rica is fairly similar to that found in theUnited States and Canada, with a certified ‘escritura’ and ‘plano’ required for most transactions. Continue reading

Ojochal

One would not believe that just 15 years ago the land was barren, completely cut down and used as cattle pasture, it was not the lush mountain forest we know it as today. Continue reading

Wondering If You Can Bring Your Pet?

1504344_10202732048724926_1628446105_oYou can! What is important to know if you are traveling with your pet from the US or Canada is that first and foremost, check in with your current veterinarian to ensure your pet is healthy and that their disposition is acceptable for travel. Travel can create stress on your pet, so be sure to discuss with your veterinarian any concerns. Continue reading

Lifestyle Perks of Living in Costa Rica

Abundant fresh food is always available in Costa Ric
Abundant fresh food is always available in Costa Ric

Costa Rica was cited by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 2010 as one of the countries that has attained much higher human development than other countries at the same income levels. Continue reading