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Where to live in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica?

Do you still find it troublesome to decide which part of Southern Costa Rica you want to pick for your new home? We hope that this short insider’s guide about Costa Ballena’s villages will be helpful into you in making this important decision.

The village of Dominical is conveniently located just forty-five kilometers south of the regional airport in Quepos. There are multiple flights a day from San Jose to Quepos for easy accessibility to the area. Dominical has a great variety of real estate options and is a prime location for investment in a vacation property to enjoy for your holidays as well as generate rental income. We find that Dominical appeals to people who are looking for a laid back life style and great surfing.


Continue traveling south for another fifteen minutes and you will find yourself in Uvita, the gateway to beautiful wide beaches including Marino Ballena National Park and the amazing sand formation known as The Whale’s Tail. Many tours depart from the park including boat trips to Cano Island and Corcovado National Park. Additionally Uvita is a full service commercial center. You will find banking, a wide array of retail stores, and services. Uvita offers a wide selection of residential properties and commercial real estate opportunities.

Ojochal, fifteen minutes south of Uvita, is a lovely village with easy access to many of the beautiful beaches in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica. Ojochal has the distinction of being known as the best culinary destination in all of Costa Rica. Fine dining and a wide variety of cuisines await visitors to this village. The expat community in Ojochal is made up of retirees and investors from all parts of the world. Properties in Ojochal include homes with sweeping ocean views and/or ever changing mountain views as well as convenient locations in the village.

If you wish to further explore this area of Costa Rica contact our professional agents immediately to schedule a visit. We’ll help you discover which village best suits your needs for your home in paradise.


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