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Papagayo / Playas del Coco

Guanacaste is a province of Costa Rica on the Northwest Coast of the country and is often referred to as the North Pacific region, or the Gold Coast of Costa Rica for it’s golden sandy beaches. The most sparsely populated province of Costa Rica, Guanacaste is considered to be unspoiled by urban growth, but tourism flourishes in this area with the copious accommodations and plethora of activities to choose from.

The climate in this region is unique to the rest of Costa Rica as it gets less rain than most any point south in the country. Typical tropical, beach-like weather is common from November to April which makes it the high season for tourism as it’s much warmer than typical winters and less humid than most beach states. And May to October sees a more tropical feel through the day with comfortable breezy evenings, punctuated by semi-daily showers that are usually brief and welcome. The unique climate contributes to the tropical dry forests as a natural adaptation to the seasonally dry conditions.

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Papagayo / Playas del Coco

2 Bedrooms

3 Bedrooms

4 Bedrooms

Starting from: $220K
1,227 sq ft

Starting from: $250K
1,647 sq ft

Starting from: $625K
2,605 sq ft

Starting from: $375K
1,345 sq ft

Starting from: $795K
3,800 sq ft

Starting from: $1.2m
4,400 sq ft

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Important Facts

  • Closest beach area to an international airport: the area of Papagayo, Playa Hermosa and Playa del Coco is as quick as 25 minutes from the Liberia International Airport.

  • Affordable: the area is one of the most affordable beach towns to buy and rent property in with lots of options. A 2 bedroom condo will start at $150K or $800 a month.

  • Strong Expat Community: this area has a strong Expat community with most expats from the USA, Canadians, and Italy. There is also a strong local community which is larger that the expat community.

  • Great services & amenities: the area boasts some of the best services and amenities with hospitals and clinics close by, a high end supermarket, many restaurants and a few bars.

If you need help or some friendly advice on which location would best fit your lifestyle, contact us today. We have over 50 years of combined experience helping people here in Costa Rica.

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