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The Profound Significance of the Térraba-Sierpe Wetlands

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We have a great diversity of ecosystems that benefit our Costa Ballena region, one of which is the Terraba-Sierpe Wetlands. Our world’s wetlands are the most threatened ecosystems worldwide, even in environmentally-concerned Costa Rica. Excessive use of agrochemicals, the expansion of pineapple, rice and banana crops, forest fires, hotel construction, and climate change are this…

A Short History of Ojochal: An Integrated Community Built for Pleasure

To help you get to know our South Pacific Costa Rica real estate market a little better, here is a short history of Ojochal real estate development. Only forty years ago, Ojochal and the surrounding Costa Ballena area were predominantly pasture lands inhabited by not much more than a handful of families. In fact, what…

Tourism in Costa Rica Continues to Grow for a Number of Reasons

Tourism in Costa Rica continued to be a big growth industry in 2019. International air travel increased by 4.5% in the first six months of this year. More than 1.3 million people flew into Costa Rica, equating to almost 60,000 additional arrivals. “The figures reflect stable, strong growth,” said Maria Amalia Revelo, the Minister of…

Villages in the Costa Ballena: Which is Right for Your Life in Costa Rica

You have undoubtedly heard about the pura vida philosophy that flavors everyday life in Costa Rica. The pace is a little bit slower, the people are friendlier, and the environment is vibrant. People spend more time out of doors and in their community. However, each of our Costa Ballena communities are unique and offer different…

What’s a good property in Costa Rica for an SDIRA investment?

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Buying a property in Costa Rica is one of the newest ways that Americans are investing their self-directed IRAs. They are seeing the value in Costa Rica real estate and they may even want to retire here in the future. But more importantly, they see the value in investing in a home or lot in…

The Culture of Environmentalism in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica has taken on the challenge of leading scientific and technological development within the framework of environmentalism in Costa Rica. Researchers, government institutes and the private sector are all working towards the improvement of the quality of life in general, especially of the most marginalized and vulnerable sectors of society. They are looking for…