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Ditch the Zoom Background – The best homes to work remotely near volcanoes | Work from Paradise Ep.4

COVID-19 has forever changed our working lifestyles. We now enjoy a new way of living in which people can be fully connected with their colleagues while working remotely. This is the perfect opportunity for those who want to go “off the grid” and enjoy Costa Rica’s natural wonders without missing a day at work.

In our newest installment of Work from Paradise, we’ll travel to two of the major volcanic zones in Costa Rica: the Arenal Volcano, and the Poás Volcano.

This is your chance to live the beauty of these natural wonders through the most extraordinary properties. Experience everything from healing hot springs to the most extreme rainforest adventures, minutes away from home.

The magical Arenal Volcano

Our first stop is at the Arenal Volcano and its surrounding areas. These properties allow you to live the luxury and comfort you need, just a quick ride away from incredible touristic sites and tours, the astounding natural hot springs, and more adventures.

Discover the amazing homes near the Arenal Volcano that Costa Rica Sotheby’s International Realty has for you:


This exquisite property is located in La Fortuna, San Carlos, just 5 minutes away from many great restaurants and entertainment.

This natural oasis features a compound of two houses, one of which can be used as a private office or a guest house. The main house is separated by a beautiful wall with gorgeous vines and plants that make it a very private space. It sits on 1,700 squared meters of land and is beautifully landscaped in the front and back yards. The home has an exclusive separate gated entrance.

This is without a doubt a spectacular tranquil space with winding trails full of rainforest plants, tree ferns and palm trees, a true escape for remote workers.

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Casa Blanca

Located near the base of the Arenal Volcano, this unique property features breathtaking views of the surrounding nature.

The compound features three homes and two smaller cottages, all connected via quaint walkways. This distribution is perfect for those who love to entertain guests.

This property lets you generate additional income by hosting weddings & small team building conferences or can be merely an escape away from the mainland. The options are unlimited!

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The mighty Poás Volcano

Our next stop is the Poás Volcano area. This region will let you contemplate the majestic wildlife, and extreme adventures that the whole family loves. These homes serve as a natural retreat, while still being steps away from every basic service you might need.

Discover the amazing homes near the Poás Volcano that Costa Rica Sotheby’s International Realty has for you:

Vistas del Poás

Up in the cool and fresh slopes of the Poás Volcano, hidden in the trees and sometimes in the clouds, sits Vistas del Poás. A modernized cottage concept, it is ideal for a weekend getaway or a family that works from home and wants the peace and quiet that comes with a tranquil place in the mountains.

The home has a large bedroom downstairs with full bathroom, and an additional 3 bedrooms upstairs with a shared bathroom, allowing for guests to be comfortable with enough space to sleep a group.

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Near-Volcano Hotel + Farming Estate

This unique estate has been running as a boutique hotel, hosting both international and national guests for the last 27 years.

Close to the city, yet private, this property allows you to spend time outdoors, go for walks, take in fresh, clean, mountain air while still having access to cool restaurants and the best experiences.

This property is available for rent at just $4,400 per month, ideal for a family nucleus or extended family (5 bedrooms).

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Poás Volcano Cabin

The Poás Volcano Cabin is the ultimate hideaway for those remote workers who want to disconnect the minute they finish their work shifts.

Located on the slopes of the volcano, this home features unique views of the Central Valley. It features three bedrooms, designed in a rustic style that will transport you into the heart of the mountain.

A true oasis for the mountain-hearted remote workers.

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This wraps up our journey through the best homes for remote workers who want to live Costa Rica’s authentic volcano experience. If you’re interested in any of the properties we reviewed in this blog, feel free to contact us. Our agents will gladly give you the information you need and assist you in your purchase.

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Costa Rica Real Estate

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.