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Why Live in La Guácima?

From some of the most majestic views in the Central Valley to the luxurious and unique
lifestyle, La Guácima stands as one of the most beautiful cities in Costa Rica.

But why live here? In this blog, we will tell you everything you need to know about La Guácima
from a local’s point of view.

A wonderful weather

The weather in La Guácima is typically warmer than other sectors of the Great Metropolitan
Area. The weather stays constant throughout the year, fluctuating between sunny, drier days
and rainy, more humid ones.

For your family

Parque Viva Amphitheatre

This is the best place to enjoy concerts in the country. The quality of the sound systems and its
spaciousness make for a very pleasant experience. The venue also has a food court and food
trucks available during events. Great artists have played shows here: The Killers, Justin Bieber,
Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, and more.
Image via @parqueviva

Autódromo La Guácima

If you’re seeking an exciting, adrenaline-fueled adventure, make sure to attend a race at the
Autódromo. This is the home of motorsports in the country, and after more than three decades
operating, it has become the top stage for racing in Central America.

Country Day School

The CDS, located in Hacienda Espinal, is one of the country’s most prominent private
educational centers. They offer everything from Pre-school to Secondary education.

Natural Attractions

Mariposario La Casa de la Morpho Azul

“Morpho Azul dates back to 1994. We are a family that has dedicated years to sharing the
world of butterflies with visitors from all over the world. We work for a tourism agency
responsible with the environment and attentive to the needs of the customers.” -Morpho Azul
Butterfly Farm.
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What to do?


Enjoy Peruvian-cuisine inspired dishes at Tayta.

Los Reyes Golf Club

If you are golf-enthusiast, we highly recommend you play this course. Located inside the Los
Reyes gated residential community, this course is surrounded by greenery and free of sonic
pollution, creating a truly peaceful ambiance throughout the 9-hole, 2,917-yard course.

Aura Café & Bistro

Enjoy a relaxing happy hour with your friends at Aura Café. The confectionery is to die for!
Image via @aura_cafe_bistro

So… Why live here?

The location of La Guácima is truly unique– you are only an hour away from the world-class
beaches of the Central Pacific, while simultaneously being only a 20min drive from the Central
Valley and the city center.

La Guácima is, above all, a very residential area– many people have moved to La Guácima from
the hustle and bustle of the Greater Metropolitan Area, seeking a more calming environment.

In addition, you’ll find any possible amenity you can think of: educational centers, tennis clubs,
golf clubs, polo clubs, supermarkets, restaurants and more.

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