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Christopher Howard's Guide to Real Estate in Costa Rica

A primer for investing in Costa Rica’s real estate market

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Lindsay Whipp and Peter Krupa

Vista del Mar: Ocean view, riverfront, tropical forest

Vista del Mar: Ocean view, riverfront, tropical forest
Price:
$200,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Playa Bananito, Limón, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Riverfront, Mountain, Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Wooded View, Ocean View, River View, Valley View, Eastern View
Total Lot Size:
21.50 ha (53.13 acre)

Nestled in the mountains of Brasil de Mora, between Santa Ana & Ciudad Colon, Bambues Lot for sale is a prized piece of Costa Rica real estate.

Nestled in the mountains of Brasil de Mora, between Santa Ana & Ciudad Colon, Bambues Lot for sale is a prized piece of Costa Rica real estate.
Price:
$150,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
7
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Ciudad Colón, Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,209.00 m² (13,013.52 sq ft)

Casa Roble Escazu home for sale in Jaboncillos with eloquent interior finishes,

Casa Roble Escazu home for sale in Jaboncillos with eloquent interior finishes,
Price:
$399,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
7
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Rafael, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
341.00 m² (3,670.48 sq ft)

Apartment For Sale in Sánchez

Apartment For Sale in Sánchez
Price:
$215,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
7
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Sánchez, Sánchez, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
350.00 m² (3,767.35 sq ft)

Construction Site in San Antonio, Escazu

Construction Site in San Antonio, Escazu
Price:
$290,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
San Antonio, San Antonio, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
3,438.69 m² (37,013.60 sq ft)

BLUE HOUSE

BLUE HOUSE
Price:
$589,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
8
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Tilarán, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Lakefront, Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Wooded View, Garden View, Lake View, Eastern View, Northern View, Western View, Southern View
Total Lot Size:
1.00 ha (2.47 acre)

Blue Creek Hill: Modern Sunset View Home

Blue Creek Hill: Modern Sunset View Home
Price:
$99,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
8
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Quebrada Azul, Santa Rosa, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Western View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1,000.00 m² (10,763.87 sq ft)

Development Real Estate Residential Project in Curubande, Liberia

Development Real Estate Residential Project in Curubande, Liberia
Price:
$2,360,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
16
Property Type:
Development Real Estate Residential Project
Location:
Curubandé, Curubandé, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, River View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
47.14 ha (116.49 acre)

Incredible Ocean View Property with Prime Location in Dominical

Incredible Ocean View Property with Prime Location in Dominical
Price:
$495,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
14
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Dominicalito, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Beach View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1.97 ha (4.87 acre)

Beautiful Sunsets And Ocean View Property In Lagunas

Beautiful Sunsets And Ocean View Property In Lagunas
Price:
$199,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
21
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Lagunas, Savegre, Aguirre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1.00 ha (2.47 acre)

Immaculate Ocean View Home in Gated Uvita Community

Immaculate Ocean View Home in Gated Uvita Community
Price:
$649,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
29
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Uvita, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Incredible Luxury Estate with the Best Whale's Tail Views

Incredible Luxury Estate with the Best Whale's Tail Views
Price:
$1,695,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
19
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Uvita, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Beach View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
2,418.00 m² (26,027.03 sq ft)

Amazing Luxury Home with Views to Dominical Beach and Manuel Antonio - 0.42 Acres

Amazing Luxury Home with Views to Dominical Beach and Manuel Antonio - 0.42 Acres
Price:
$1,195,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
46
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Dominical, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Beach View, Ocean View, Southern View
Total Lot Size:
1,720.00 m² (18,513.85 sq ft)

Development Land with Full Permits Located 25 Minutes to Quepos and Manuel Antonio

Development Land with Full Permits Located 25 Minutes to Quepos and Manuel Antonio
Price:
$1,260,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
18
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Quepos, Quepos, Aguirre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, River View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
20.18 ha (49.87 acre)

Modern Luxury Home with Incredible Ocean View - 0.7 Acres

Modern Luxury Home with Incredible Ocean View - 0.7 Acres
Price:
$1,100,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
34
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Escaleras, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Beach View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
2,683.84 m² (28,888.50 sq ft)

Epic Ocean View 2 Bedroom Home and Building Site in Gated Community Close to Everything

Epic Ocean View 2 Bedroom Home and Building Site in Gated Community Close to Everything
Price:
$529,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
25
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Escaleras, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Beach View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.67 ha (1.66 acre)

LUXURY ESTATE WITH INCREDIBLE RAINFOREST AND OCEAN VIEWS - 72 ACRES

LUXURY ESTATE WITH INCREDIBLE RAINFOREST AND OCEAN VIEWS - 72 ACRES
Price:
$4,000,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
45
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
7/5
Location:
Escaleras, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Bay View, Mountain View, Beach View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
2.90 ha (7.17 acre)

One Floor House for Sale Large Gardens and Beautiful View Santa Ana

One Floor House for Sale Large Gardens and Beautiful View Santa Ana
Price:
$500,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
22
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
910.00 m² (9,795.12 sq ft)

1st Floor Building 6 Unit 2: Modern Luxury Ocean, Golf, & Marina View Residence for Sale

1st Floor Building 6 Unit 2: Modern Luxury Ocean, Golf, & Marina View Residence for Sale
Price:
$439,733
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
1
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Playa Herradura, Jacó, Garabito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Northern View, Ocean View, Southern View, Valley View, Western View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
180.96 m² (1,947.83 sq ft)

Villas Catalina 14: Enjoy the Absolute Best Views that Costa Rica has to Offer in this Stunning Villa!

Villas Catalina 14: Enjoy the Absolute Best Views that Costa Rica has to Offer in this Stunning Villa!
Price:
$429,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
26
Property Type:
Townhouse
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
206.74 m² (2,225.32 sq ft)

2nd Floor Building 6 Unit 6: Modern Luxury Ocean, Golf, & Marina View Residence for Sale

2nd Floor Building 6 Unit 6: Modern Luxury Ocean, Golf, & Marina View Residence for Sale
Price:
$507,457
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
1
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Playa Herradura, Jacó, Garabito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Northern View, Ocean View, Southern View, Valley View, Western View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
208.83 m² (2,247.82 sq ft)

2nd Floor Building 6 Unit 5: Modern Luxury Ocean, Golf, & Marina View Residence for Sale

2nd Floor Building 6 Unit 5: Modern Luxury Ocean, Golf, & Marina View Residence for Sale
Price:
$496,012
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
1
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Playa Herradura, Jacó, Garabito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Northern View, Ocean View, Southern View, Valley View, Western View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
204.12 m² (2,197.12 sq ft)

Lotes en Condominio: Home Construction Site For Sale in San Rafael

Lotes en Condominio: Home Construction Site For Sale in San Rafael
Price:
$74,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
20
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
San Rafael, San Rafael, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
2.25 ha (5.56 acre)

Levin Club House: Beautiful Serene Setting High Above Heredia

Levin Club House: Beautiful Serene Setting High Above Heredia
Price:
$249,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
20
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
Angeles, Los Ángeles, San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,075.64 m² (11,578.05 sq ft)

Casa Vista Magnífica: Amazing Views of the Pacific Ocean

Casa Vista Magnífica: Amazing Views of the Pacific Ocean
Price:
$990,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
51
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/7
Location:
Potrero, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1,307.56 m² (14,074.40 sq ft)