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Find Out What Families Find in Playa Grande, Costa Rica

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While Playa Grande attracts all different types of people in all different configurations and life stages (solo travelers, seasonal locals, surfers, yogis, couples, friend groups, fresh graduates, new retirees, etc.), families seem to be particularly pulled here. The magnetism of Playa Grande is so strong that some families relocate entirely to start a new life or spend a year or …

Part 1: Reasons to Spend More Time in Playa Grande, Costa Rica With Your Family

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If Playa Grande was going to wear a banner, it would read, “Playa Grande, a Tight-Knit Community of Families and Surfers.” Deciding where to visit or relocate with your family is a big decision, especially if your family includes young children or teenagers. While there is a community of families who already reside here full-time, there are also families who …

Ocean Club – Las Ventanas de Playa Grande

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Brand New Ocean View Club Coming Soon! Las Ventanas de Playa Grande is happy to announce that construction of our residence ocean club has begun.  The finish date for this beautiful amenity is schedule for summer of this year, 2018.  The idea of the ocean club is to provide a location for community members to gather with family and friends.  …

Expat families

Family Resources for Living Abroad in Northern Guanacaste

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If you are planning the big move to Costa Rica, Northern Guanacaste has much to offer in terms of resources for expat families living abroad. After the economic crash in 2008, the area slowed down in growth. Still home to thriving private schools, an easy-to-access international airport and close enough to medical care, the area continued to grow slowly. Around …

Property rights in Costa Rica

What are my property rights when buying real estate in Costa Rica?

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Property rights when purchasing land in Costa Rica Costa Rica real estate has long been a safe haven for foreign investment because of strong property rights for investors.  In almost all cases, foreigners in Costa Rica get fee simple title when purchasing property. This offers the most complete form of property ownership for the buyer.  Fee simple title gives the buyer 100% ownership of the …

Luxury Ocean View Home in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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Villa Paraiso Luxury Home – Villa Paraiso is in the heart of Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica. This luxury home has a proven track record as a successful vacation rental.   Villa Paraiso has eight bedrooms and eight and a half bathrooms.  The gourmet kitchen opens into a giant great room and an outdoor living space. The patio has a shaded dining table …

Beaches of Guanacaste – Playa Tamarindo

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Playa Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica Playa Tamarindo is the surf mecca of Guanacaste, Costa Rica.  Gaining huge popularity with the movie Endless Summer, Playa Tamarindo is the most visited town on Costa Rica’s northwest Pacific coast.  To the north is the town of Playa Grande and to the south is Playa Langosta, both killer surf spots as well.  There is …

Beaches of Guanacaste – Playa Flamingo

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Playa Flamingo is a picturesque beach town in Guanacaste set between the Pacific Ocean and Potrero Bay.  Its northern location makes it the sport fishing, diving and boating mecca on the gold coast of Costa Rica. Playa Flamingo is 30 minutes north of the tourist center of Playa Tamarindo.  There is a successful sailing academy in town and a new is marina being built. The Liberia International Airport …

Las Ventanas de Playa Grande, Costa Rica

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Las Ventanas de Playa Grande Las Ventanas de Playa Grande is an exclusive ocean view community on the north Pacific Coast of Costa Rica that embodies the practice of sustainable development. The development is 150 hectares (380 acres) of rolling hills with breathtaking ocean views. One of the founding principals of Las Ventanas is low density development in harmony with nature, …

Playa Grande Costa Rica Beach

Playa Grande, Costa Rica

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Playa Grande, Guanacaste, Costa Rica Just north of Playa Tamarindo, in Guanacaste Costa Rica, you will find the beach town of Playa Grande.  The estuary that separates the two is part of Las Baulas National Park.  You can easily cross back and fourth by boat which makes the two towns very accessible to one another.  By car, it is about a 25-minute drive. …