Reasons to Retire in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a unique tropical retirement paradise that offers a beautiful tropical environment, reasonable living costs, world-class health care, stable, democratic government, extraordinary biodiversity, great weather, friendly locals (who actually like North Americans), tons of things to do – perfect for active outdoor lifestyles.  Add in, a 95% literacy rate, a peaceful nation with political stability, without an army,  and it’s easy to see why Costa Rica has become top on the list of expatriate and Baby Boomer destinations.

To list a few of the great advantages of Costa Rica:


FIRST-CLASS HEALTH CARE - Pay a fraction of the price you pay at home for the best quality medical care, including expert medical tourism options. Costa Ricans have a better longevity rate than the U.S. and The World Health Organization rates Costa Rica ABOVE the U.S


WARM WEATHER - Year round, no hurricanes like the Caribbean Islands.  Tropical breezes, lots of sunshine, Guanacaste has less rain than all other areas of the country, a true tropical paradise!


LOW PROPERTY TAXES - . 25% percent of declared value. Now that Is LOW!!!!


VALUE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS - From condos, to villas to luxury homes and beautiful land. Costa Rica is considered one of the world's BEST emerging real estate markets and highly desired warm weather destination like Hawaii and the Caymans BUT A FRACTION OF THE PRICE. Many properties are in locations with BREATHTAKING views.  The real estate process is made easy and understandable when trusted experts like myself are used to facilitate the entire end-to-end process.  All your questions and concerns are addressed upfront, making the experience a very positive one.


UNTARNISHED INTERNATIONAL IMAGE - How often do you hear bad things in the news about Costa Rica? Only good news!  Costa Rica contains 5% of the world’s natural biodiversity and yet is tiny compared to other tropical, diverse areas.


STABLE DEMOCRACY  - Latin America's oldest and most secure.


NO ARMY, NO TERRORISM - Costa Rica has NO enemies. Money spent on “cradle to grave” universal health care and education.


MORE NORTH AMERICANS -  proportionately than any country in the world with a tightly-knit large expatriate community


EXCELLENT QUALITY OF LIFE - 1st world services, high standard of living, beautiful environment.


GOOD COMMUNICATIONS - high-speed internet, Cable, G4 wireless technology, great cell phone service and satellite services.


OPPORTUNITIES - Awaits entrepreneurs of all ages and concepts.


SUPER FRIENDLY PEOPLE  -  who are warm, caring and non-confrontational and MANY who speak English.


HUNDREDS OF ACTIVITIES to stay busy - world-class fishing, diving, hiking, swimming, bird watching, boating, paddle boarding, snorkel, surfing and the list goes on and on. Discover Costa Rica for its natural beauty.


Costa Ricans are statistically some of the HAPPIEST people in the world and it just may rub off on you too!