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 Hannah Rico Fletcher Recently an annual tax on Costa Rica corporations was passed (act no. 9024) to raise money for the Ministry of Public Security.  This tax will take effect on April 1st, 2012.  How much are we talking about?  The due payment will depend on whether your corporation is active or inactive.  If…

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…

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…

by Hannah Fletcher, Broker/ Owner of REMAX Oceanside, Jaco Beach Costa Rica Costa Rica has not been affected by the global financial crisis as profound as in other countries because if it’s historically conservative lending practices. However, there are many foreigners who own property here that have found themselves in financial trouble and need to…

by A Senior in Paradise, Gary Aptaker I’ve been answering a lot of questions in my blog about Jaco, Costa Rica, but haven’t yet answered the most frequently asked question of all….”what’s the real estate market like in Jaco?”.  First of all, we’ve been blessed by not having a lot of “over-mortgaged” properties and foreclosures…

El nuevo Teatro Jaco, se ha destacado por promover la cultura en la zona y ofrecer a sus visitantes una opción más de entretenimiento. Con esta iniciativa Ocean by DayStar y sus desarrolladores han demostrado su sentir hacia la responsabilidad social empresarial la cual cada vez se hace más presente en nuestro cantón de Garabito.…

Hoy el mundo inmobiliario ha tenido un giro en los últimos 10 anos en Jaco, donde la tradicional venta de lotes y casas frente a playa, se ha sustituido por un producto seguro y con retorno a su inversión. Los condominios por excelencia no solo le garantiza un mejor uso de su dinero al ser…