Costa Rica Cost of Living 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…

CÁMARA DE COMERCIO DEL PACÍFICO CENTRAL www.jacochamber.com Telf. 2643-2853 Facebook: Jaco Chamber MEMBER FISHING TOURNAMENT: DICK TANNER FROM CR PRIMO FISHING TACKLE IN HERRADURA is organizing the "Where’s The Meat" Fishing Tournament to be held July 8th & 9th specifically for categories of Dorado, Tuna and Wahoo.  Inscriptions are being held July 6th in Plankton…

FALCON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL IS SEEKING SPONSORSHIP FOR A SCHOLARSHIP award for a student of Quebrada Ganado. This student is known for excellent grades but has no economic resources and the institution has no scholarships available. If you want to help this student attend Falcon International School, please contact at 2637-7400. FALCON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ESTÁ SOLICITANDO…

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…

See RE/MAX Real estate listings      Tourism numbers are up and that is evident by the number of patrons on the beach and strolling through Jaco Beach.  Costa Rica’s tourism industry has experienced cloudy skies since 2008 which was the best year to date.  After suffering through a rough 2009 the industry is now encouraged…

In today’s market, sellers commonly have to deal with the infamous Lowball offer.  The best strategy is to keep emotions out of the mix and “consider it” as a starting point for negotiations.  Regardless of what kind of offers you receive, you can’t take it personally.  Your motivation is to sell your property and the…

The Los Suenos Marina Resort & Spa has a total of 11 restaurants, ranging from Sushi to typical Costa Rican cuisine to gourmet Italian. La Vista Restaurant – International. A relaxing Playa Herradura Costa Rica restaurant, La Vista offers the best in Costa Rican and international dishes in a colonial atmosphere that overlooks the resort’s…

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…

2010 has brought many positive changes for the surf traveler coming to Costa Rica. For the adventurous surf traveler there are still parts of Costa Rica that require four-wheel drive vehicles to get to your surf destination. However, much more of the country is now accessible by good paved highways. If you are coming in…