The Ocean Castle
Guanacaste has gained its name as a tropical paradise with pristine beaches, beautiful mountain ranges, its various volcanoes and wildlife. This lively province is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica such as Tamarindo, Playa Hermosa, Playa Panama, Playa Grande, Pan de Azucar, Playa Ocotal, Playa Flamingo and Playas del Coco and eminent national parks such Rincon de la Vieja, Palo Verde and Santa Rosa, which are the perfect spots to experience wildlife in this area.
The Pacific coast of Costa Rica is very popular with surfers, being the most popular surf spots for this activity Playa Naranjo and Witches Rock in Santa Rosa National Park. The Nicoya Peninsula also has many notable beaches such as Playa Grande, Playa Avellana, Playa Negra and Playa Santa Teresa.
Guanacaste is home to the Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia, which receives flights from across the world, including the United States. Guanacaste is also situated along the Pan-American Highway, so getting here from San Jose can take from a few hours to six hours depending on your destination.
Costa Rica’s pristine beaches, beautiful nature and thriving local economy have driven many people to call Costa Rica their second home. The country has thrived in recent years and owning a home in Costa Rica is an affordable luxury. More than 20,000 U.S. expatriates already live in Costa Rica. The wide range of scenic landscapes and microclimates make Costa Rica a dream for people looking for a vacation home. Covering 51,000 scenic square kilometers, Costa Rica is a safe place to call home. There is a low incidence of violent crime. Outside the capital city thereisn’t much crime of any kind. It is a country with amazing people, a high standard of living, and an exciting blend of local and foreign cultures.