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,…

The Costa Rica Lifestyle Basics Hello hello readers! Today I would like to share a few of my favorite things about the Jaco Beach Costa Rica Lifestyle.  If you are planning to move to Playa Jaco or the surrounding towns in Garabito you will also quickly be sucked into the Pura Vida Lifestyle. Jaco Beach Costa Rica Lifestyle Outdoor Activities:…

Those of you who are looking to relocate with your kids need look no further… There are some great private schools here in Costa Rica and this blog will make your research easier. The following options are recognized by the government of Costa Rica: Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any…

The Central Pacific Coast, Costa Rica Lifestyle  Overview: The Jaco area is one of the easiest transition for a foreigner looking to relocate.  The town has grocery story with familiar products, a performance arts theater, move theater, English speaking Chamber of Commerce and Churches and about 20 good restaurants.  It is also the closest town…

The Central Valley, Costa Rica Lifestyle Overview: The central valley is the political, economic and cultural center and home to the nation’s capital city, San Jose. It is known for its proximity to amenities and services, excellent health care, shopping, museums, theaters, government buildings, Private schools and Universities and much more. San Jose and the…

There are many nice places to visit on our planet, and many of them leave you with a “been there….done that” feeling. But Jaco is different. Visitors return again and again. Many buy a vacation home here, and lots of people retire here. So, what’s the attraction? I’ve met numerous Ticos who have moved to…

Manuel Antonio National Park was established in 1972, when the people of Costa Rica decided to protect and preserve an incredibly bio-diverse and stunningly beautiful and part of the world.  In 2011, Manuel Antonio was listed by Forges magazine to be among the world’s 12 most beautiful national parks. (1) In the park you will…

REMAX Oceanside Playa Herradura was a quiet beach undiscovered by most, only 10-15 years ago, mostly frequented by Ticos and campers.  The quiet black sand beach with its aqua green waters and palm tree-lined shoreline, Playa Herradura is a quiet, restful spot to go to get away from the hustle and bustle of Jaco, which…

Costa Rica has been known for it’s world class surfing beaches and reefs since the 80s.  One of the best places is call Playa Hermosa, just 5 minutes of Jaco beach.  It is a very consistent beach breaks with warm water year round.  This beach and the surrounding areas have made the central pacific one…

Jaco beach area is well know for the night life and all the different activities for all ages. You can chose from surfing to horse back riding to zip line , or just relax at the beach,Jaco beach is a very popular place , close to the airport and you can find great places for…

by Bob Johnson Punta Leona is another Costa Rican gem.  The pristine white sand beach of the Central Pacific is located between the capital of San Jose and the bustling beach town of Jaco.  The beach offers surfing and snorkeling—and there is so much more to see and explore. This area is is home a…