Costa Rica is a great relocation option whether you are an American looking for an international retirement alternative and a slower pace of life, Canadian looking for warmer year-round weather,  or an adventurous spirit. Almost once a week I have the “Cost of Living” conversation with someone considering the possibility so I have been inspired…

How’s the weather in Jaco Costa Rica? Costa Rica weather is a common factor as people consider a vacation or move to Costa Rica.  One thing is certain, weather affects us all! When pondering the perfect vacation rental or real estate investment, it is key to understand the Central Pacific, Costa Rica weather patterns. Jaco,…

How a vacation in Jaco becomes home. Written by Carli Torti, now Costa Rica Resident: Tucked away in the small town of Jaco, Costa Rica you’ll find a community that feels like a good friend you haven’t seen in a while. Many people come for vacation and end up leaving with a home. It is…

This story is not just about a family’s Costa Rica relocation  it is a transition from entitlement to appreciation.  Tim and Kim Giannone tell their story: Pura Vida Mode What made us consider a Costa Rica relocation?  The answer is in the definition of Pura Vida: “all in due time, but with a smile”.  If you ever wondered what…

Costa Rica boasts a pleasant climate, many protected environmental reserves, and a safe and stable political and economic state. The cost of living is low and healthcare and dentistry are sometimes 50-70% lower than it is in the US and excellent in quality. Phone lines, cell phone services, Cable TV, High-Speed Internet and clean, drinkable…

Costa Rica’s plan for economic expansion of the country along with the continued development of mid- to high-end residences, accommodations, services and amenities will continue to enhance the overall economic stability of the area. In addition to financial security, many ex-patriots, Europeans and Canadians are moving to Costa Rica due to the lower cost of…

Gated Communities can be a very important thing to consider when purchasing a vacation or second home. When you don’t plan on being at your house year round, you want to know that your things will be safe and your house will be undisturbed. These are some of the benefits that come along with living…

Considering retirement, relocation or living internationally? Buying a vacation property? Or just doing some research on Real Estate in Costa Rica, one of the hottest markets in the world? The professional real estate agents at RE/MAX Jaco Connection can help you find your little piece of paradise. We offer everything including: fully titled property, ocean…

Carli Torti is a native born Texan that is currently living in Jaco, Costa Rica. She is a studio artist, website content writer, and all around skilled in adapting to new challenges and tasks. She relocated in Jaco, February 2016, to partner with an up and coming ministry house, Ocean Edge. Working as Creativity Director…