Northern Pacific Region of Costa Rica

Northern Pacific Region


Northern Pacific Region of Costa Rica

The region of the North Pacific is richly diverse with beaches lined sand that ranges from white to dark or the beach of Conchal lined only with shells.

This area is dryer and hotter with less rain and a shorter green season than other areas of Costa Rica

Clear blue waters of the Pacific make for great diving, surfing. Sailing or deep sea fishing all year long.

One can choose lodging from the most exclusive hotels with their private golf course that cost $300 to $400 a day or to older beachfront hotels for as little as $50 a day. In the Papayo area the resort hotels offer all inclusive stays that include great food, drinks and on site entertainment for one about $175 per day.

The inland of this Guanacasta area host a chain of volcanoes located in one of the many protected reserves and parks like the Palo Verde, Santa Rosa and the Rincon de la Viega national park. Rincon area host dense forest that is home to many rare animals and birds including jaguars and tapirs.

Daily flights from the international airport in Liberia bring residences and tourists within an hours drive of beaches from Playa Manzanillo to Playa Tamerindo Scenic views of the mountains and countryside communities can be enjoyed if one has the time for the 4 hr drive from San Jose One can save at least a day of vacation time if the Northern Pacific is your only destination. For some reason airfare to Liberia can be more expensive than flights to Juan Santamaria international in San Jose.

To explore the beaches of Montezuma, Malpies and Playa Tambor you can use the ferry at Punterrenes to cross the golf of Nicoya Travel to Nosara, Carillo and Ssmara are made easier with the new Tempisque Bridge.

The Northern Pacific has more commercial and residential construction than any other area of Costa Rica many condos are sold for vacation rentals with owners keeping them for retirement or personal vacations.

Because of the rapid development buyers need to be aware that sometimes these areas lag in infrastructure and one may endure inconveniencies at times the new administration is making great strides in repairing the roads of this region so the whole area holds great promise of continuing to be the center of real estate development.