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Retiring in Costa Rica: Let routine aside to start living in Paradise

For more than 30 years, expats from Europe and North America have chosen as their new home the popularly called “happiest country in the world.

Words like “Pura Vida” might seem common in the spanish language but in Costa Rica this is an expression that translate to: Living a peaceful, adventurous and fun lifestyle.

Up to date, more than 20.000 former patriots have chosen to settle down in a country with a unique combination of essential ingredients that makes of it the ideal place to enjoy the golden years.

But, what makes Costa Rica the first option to retire?

Opposite to the very marked seasons on other countries, this green land is well know for having all year sun shining. It can sometimes be slightly outshine by the rainy season which varies depending on every geographic zone of the country.

The richness in biodiversity that extends along this land has become a “plus” on properties for sell. For most of the people having the opportunity to immerse and maintain a direct connection with nature while enjoying the amenities that a lux property can offer, has become a must on their requirements list.

If your living preferences are focus on warm weather, places like Atenas, Puntarenas or Guanacaste are zones that will definitely make your cut. Can you imagine yourself enjoying a sunny day along the pool while drinking a refreshing coconut?

Villa de Ensueño is the answer to this ideal lifestyle. In this contemporary mansion you can experience how is living just a few minutes from the amazing beaches and still being surrounded by a breathtaking green forest.

If you’re more of a mountain spirit person and you tend to enjoy more the fresh weather, Cartago province is an option that will appeal you. This full of history and tradition town offers a unique connection with nature by having the possibility to visit volcanoes, wide meadows and very fertile lands with optimal conditions to practice agricultural activities.

Spring Water, is surrounded by forest and nature, this amazing property is located in the Orosi Valley, which offers one of the richest sceneries to be found in Costa Rica. This lovely house is full of little details that will make you feel right at home.

If you’re convinced that our country is the best option to retire and want to know about the properties we have available , contact our experienced agents in Costa Rica Sotheby’s International Realty they will help you select the best place that will fulfill your wishes and make your retirement in Costa Rica the best experience you could imagine.

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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.