in Costa Rica? The "Rich Coast" ... the country name in
itself is a promise ... the promise to live a richer life. When I first
visited the country I was overwhelmed by its natural beauty. The number
and diversity of its ecosystems, on such a small stripe of
between two oceans, is simply amazing (especially for a Geographer,
such as myself).
If you have ever considered to retire to Costa Rica, you will enjoy browsing through the information below.
in Costa Rica is more varied than you might think. Learn about its
"seasons", rainfall patterns, temperatures and what
suits you best [...]
The picture above is just one example for Costa Rica's beautiful nature... it shows a waterfall close to La Fortuna, in the Volcan Arenal area.
If there's one thing that experts about cost of living
in Costa Rica agree
upon, it is this: how much you spend per month depends entirely on what
(or think you need) for living comfortably [...]
When you retire in Costa Rica you want to rent or buy a home
has already a phone line installed. Read on to find out why. See also
about Internet and transportation [...]
Whilst the Costa Rica education system is considered to be one
the best in all Central American countries, there is a big difference
in quality of education between the public and private schools [...]
Crime in Costa Rica has changed, and not for the better. But this is not to mean that retiring in Costa Rica is a dangerous affair. You just have to observe the right safety tips. [...]
Looking for a place to rent or buy? Unsure about the purchase process for real estate in Costa Rica? We've done the research for you [...]
Want to explore beach front properties in
Guanacaste whilst being pampered in a small hotel with first class
service? Then consider Playa
Grande Costa Rica as your base.
visa and immigration requirements explained in plain English. Includes
info about Pensionado, Rentista and Inversionista programs [...]
The Costa Rica health care system is considered as one of the best in the world. Both public and private healthcare institutions employ state-of-the art equipment and highly trained professionals, at a fraction of the cost in the US or Europe [...]
Costa Rica has a lot to offer, especially for outdoor and nature lovers. Understanding its culture and people is important to fit in and quickly adapt to your new life there as a retiree. [...]
You've done your research. You really like what you read and are excited about the possibility to retire in Costa Rica. Now it's time to get "your boots on the ground." But should you do this on your own, or with a guided tour? Read our review of Christopher Howard's popular Costa Rica Retirement Tours. [...]