Where to locate in Costa Rica was easy for me.
For me to decide on where to retire in Costa Rica was governed by a few things that comprise part of my life needs. I wanted a great golf course, friendly people, a spring-like climate and a nice area. At the time, the choices for spring-like climate golf courses were limited to where I bought as the choice was only ONE 18 hole championship style course.. Today there are two 18 hole and three 9 hole courses.
Costa Rica is full of microclimates. Folks seeking to retire here are divided on their desires to live inland with spring-like climate or on the beaches with the warm climates that, provide them the activities they desire. The following information will help and guide you in understanding where to retire in Costa Rica. Spring-like climate popular towns
Atenas – Grecika – Puriscal – San Ramon – Cariari
Climate – Spring-like weather all year. A bit warmer in the town itself. Accu weather HERE
Topography – mountainous. Access paved Distances: 30 mins. To International Airport SJO Here (for airlines) The Pacific beaches are only 50 minutes and major healthcare and shopping which are world-class can be found 30 minutes away.
For Vacation homes: Excellent choice with many ex-pats from around the world
For Retirement property – Excellent with many ex-pats living there full time
See many Atenas Properties for sale HERE
Climate: Spring-like weather most of the year. See Accu weather HERE
Topography – mountainous. Access paved
Distances: 30 mins. To International Airport SJO Here (for airlines) One hour to the capital, San Jose where you will find major healthcare and shopping which are world-class. Alajuela only 30 minutes also offers major shopping. The Pacific beaches are only 1 hour 15 minutes.
For Vacation homes: Excellent choices with many ex-pats from around the world For Retirement property – Excellent with many ex-pats living there full time
See many Grecia Properties for sale HERE
PURISCAL option – where to retire in Costa Rica
Climate – Spring-like weather most of the year. Retains more green. It has its hot days but generally very nice. See Acu weather HERE. International airport 1hr. 10 See Here for flights.
Topography – mountainous. Access paved
Low living costs and has some of the most beautiful mountains in Costa Rica. Distances: 40 mins. To the capital, San Jose, 1 hour 15 min, to the International Airport SJO Here (for airlines) The Pacific beaches are only 1 hr 10 min. Major healthcare and shopping which are world-class can be found 40 minutes away.
For Vacation homes: Excellent choice with many ex-pats from around the world.
For Retirement property – Excellent with many ex-pats living there full time.
Puriscal Properties are among some of our favorites for retirement in Costa Rica. It is also an area with a focus on permaculture, large lots in gated communities,
See many Pyeiscal properties for sale HERE
Costa Rica Retirement Vacation Properties – countrywid=dem covers it all. For the early retirement and very active types. Costa Rica is perfect. You can find very high activity locations, laid back and something in between. The southern region of Costa Rica has many features becoming to retirement such as not being over as commercial. The northern beaches have more to offer in terms of activity and include the international airport.
Today, we will focus on the northern region. Here, you will find beautiful white sand beaches, good surfing, active nightlife, international airport, loads of water activities from Surfing to Depp Sea Fishing.
You will find the climate hot and humid. It is offset by the miles of many incredible white sand beaches.
This is a magnificent area to Retire in Costa Rica. Information for the tows mentioned above will have similar climates and distances. We will use an average as some are closer to key points than others.
Distances: 40 mins.to the international airport. Major healthcare 40 minutes. The cap[ital of San Jose, 3 hours. Supermarkets, restaurants, bars, nightlife, tours of all kinds, surfing and, much more are available in most of these towns. When considering this is a choice of where to retire, you are going to find many ex-pats, small tightly knit communities for friendships and a very busy area of the country.
Climate sees Acu weather HERE. Access is all paved to the towns for the most part.
For retirement, it is great if you are part of the beach crowd.
For Vacation home (snowbird) itis perfect as you will be pleased with the income when not in use. To the capital, San Jose, 3 hours.
Choosing the best locations and properties for the second half of your life is so important. Costa Rica offers so many choices. Be sure to give it the proper thought and time.
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