What the Papagayo Region is about
PROXIMITY TO AIRPORT.
The new Liberia airport, located just 20 minutes from this area, has just recently opened and is expanding at an almost mind boggling rate. Its first year open, 2003, there were 3 weekly scheduled flights into Liberia, all with Delta. Now there are more then 60, with almost all major airlines arriving from most major cities. Now tourists and investors can arrive in a matter of only hours to our area and be on the beach within minutes. There are currently plans for massive development of the area around the airport, from the new Airport Hilton that opened 3 years ago to a Hampton Inn and numerous malls and shopping centers.
PROXIMITY TO HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL CARE
There is a 400 bed public hospital located just 30 minutes away in Liberia. There are also very established private clinics that provide multiple personalized services with very professional doctors.
WEATHER AND BEACHES
The Papagayo and the Northwest coast of Costa Rica has the best weather in the country, with over 320 days of sunshine. The beaches of the Papagayo are the best in the country, as they are the only beaches that are not surfing beaches, making them excellent for resort and residential tourism. Snorkeling, scuba, fishing and a number of other water activities are very popular here in the area.
LARGE EX PAT COMMUNITY
The Papagayo area is known as a community of Americans and Canadians. Many people choose this as their home or retirement as there are a number of foreigners that live here.
Since so many North Americans are relocating with children to the Papagayo area, we have seen some wonderful private bilingual schools open in this area over the last few years.
Due to all of the growth and development in this area, the Papagayo has some of the best roads in the country. It is one of only a fraction of areas that has access to municipal water and fiber optic high speed internet, as well as all of the comforts of home. There are dozens of restaurants in the area and shopping as well, and with all of the malls and marinas being built, those comforts will only increase. The Four Seasons opened in January of 2004. Since that time, the hotel has been operating at almost 100% daily and has been booked for months in advance sometimes. Properties in our area range in all prices. You can find a great studio apartment a few hundred meters from the beach for as low as $50,000 and Ocean view condos start at about $250k. There are 2 and 3 bedroom single family homes just a short walk to the beach starting at $300,000. Playa Hermosa and the surrounding beaches are most famous for their spectacular ocean view properties.
Although most of us come to Costa Rica with the vision of living on the beach, we soon find out that living on a hill, overlooking the Gulf Papagayo and the Pacific Ocean offer views that are unmatched by anywhere in the world. Once you have seen this in person you are drawn back time and time again. There are a few fabulous new communities with ocean view lots, currently selling at this time. They are all gated communities with paved roads, electricity, municipal water, cable TV, telephone and internet access. Lots in these developments run anywhere from $150,000 to $400,000 depending on size and view. This is a steal compared to other areas of the world and even Costa Rica. A view like this in Hawaii or Malibu California, if you could still find one, would run into the millions of dollars.
The government of Costa Rica, compared to other Central American countries, is very well off. But they do not have an unlimited supply of money. So when they decide to focus on an area, like they have here in Guanacaste, they are going to make sure it succeeds. They can’t afford to make a mistake, because they can’t afford to throw money away. The government has decided that this is where all of their investment dollars will be going over the next 10 years. They have sunk millions into upgrading the infrastructure: roads, municipal water, telephone, fiber optic internet and cable and satellite TV. They have backed hundreds of projects from golf courses to resort hotels to marinas and have even expanded the airport to handle all of the incoming traffic. Putting your money into the Papagayo area is about as safe of an investment as you can get. We expect to see some major growth over the next 5 to 10 years as hundreds of millions of dollars continues to be invested in our area. Guanacaste will ALWAYS be Costa Rica’s !It has the best weather, the best beaches, the calmest bays, and the airport. That is why 95% of all the major resorts and developments are coming here.
Why consider living in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a unique tropical investment, retirement and vacation paradise. This friendly country offers inexpensive living and affordable first-world medical care. For the first time in our lives, we have an opportunity to start over with gentle breezes, endless amounts of outdoor activities to keep you busy and happy and stunning scenery. Spend your days on sun-soaked, beautiful beaches or hiking spectacular mountains and volcanoes. This peaceful nation has had political stability and a stable democracy almost as long as the United States of America. With year round warm weather, and the friendliest and happiest people on earth, foreigners from Europe and North American feel welcomed and right at home the moment they step off the plane. It is easy to see why Costa Rica has become tops on the list of expatriate and Baby Boomer retirement and second home havens. More North Americans live here per capita than any other country outside of the United States. They can’t be wrong!
It's a place with DIGNITY where you can live your retirement dream!!!
To List a few of the great advantages of Costa Rica:
FIRST-CLASS HEALTH CARE
Pay a fraction of the price you pay at home and one of the top locations in the world for medical tourism. Costa Ricans have a better longevity rate than the U.S. and The World Health Organization rates Costa Rica ABOVE the U.S
Year Round, no hurricanes like the Caribbean Islands.
LOW PROPERTY TAXE
Titled land, fee simple is just .25 percent.. Now that Is LOW!!!!
VALUE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS
From Condos to Villas to Luxury Homes and beautiful land. Costa Rica is considered one of the world's emerging real estate markets and highly desired warm weather destination. Similar to Hawaii, Cabo and the Caymans BUT HALF THE PRICE and considered by many to have some of the greatest ocean views in the world.
UNTARNISHED INTERNATIONAL IMAGE
Only good news in Costa Rica!!!
Latin America's oldest and most secure.
NO ARMY, NO TERRORISM
Costa Rica has NO enemies. Money is spent on “cradle to grave” universal health care and education.
MORE NORTH AMERICAN RESIDENTS
More North American residents proportionately than any country in the world with a tightly-knit large expatriate community
EXCELLENT QUALITY OF LIFE
FIRST WORLD COMMUNICATIONS
Fiber Optic high-speed internet, Cable, 4G wireless technology and satellite services.
Awaits entrepreneurs of all ages and concepts.
People who are warm, caring and non-confrontational and MANY speak English.
From world class fishing and diving, hiking, swimming, bird watching, surfing and the list goes on and on. Discover Costa Rica for it natural beauty. Costa Ricans are the people in the world and it just may rub off on you.