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,…

Paradise is Calling and Costa Rica Flights are Affordable Have you been browsing and pricing Costa Rica flights online? Dreaming of escaping to an affordable tropical destination? Are visions of paradise dancing through your head? Have you imagined yourself owning prime beachfront real estate on the exotic Central American coast? It’s time to turn dreams into reality; Costa…

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…

If you’re an avid golfer you would be glad to know that there are a number of golf courses in Costa Rica designed by internationally recognized course architects like Robert Trent Jones Jr., Mike Young, Tracy May, George Fazio, and Ted Robinson Jr. Los Suenos, Cariari Country Club, Valle del Sol, Four Seasons Golf Course and more.

The Costa Rica airport exit taxes will now be included in the price of your ticket. Leaving Costa Rica will have one less line at the airport!  According to recent reports, there will be one less step in the “checking-in process” for travelers departing the country by air.  Officials will attach the $29 airport exit…

Healthcare in Costa Rica can be described in one word….world class!  OK, that’s two words, but you get the idea.  I’ve visited only two of Costa Rica’s many hospitals, Cima (pronounced see-ma) and Clinica Biblica in the center of the capital city of San Jose.  Not only are facilities and staff as professional as anything…

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…

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…