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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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Written by
Lindsay Whipp and Peter Krupa

Near the Coast and Mountain House For Sale in Miramar

Near the Coast and Mountain House For Sale in Miramar
Price:
$99,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/1
Location:
Miramar, Miramar, Montes de Oro, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Mountain
View Type:
Beach View
Total Lot Size:
1,000.00 m² (10,763.87 sq ft)

Mountain Apartment For Sale in Santa Ana

Mountain Apartment For Sale in Santa Ana
Price:
$135,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
120.00 m² (1,291.66 sq ft)

Casa tranquila: Serenity At Its Finest-Stunning Lake View Home, Pool, 2 Car Garage With Apartment Above on 8.57 acres

Casa tranquila: Serenity At Its Finest-Stunning Lake View Home, Pool, 2 Car Garage With Apartment Above on 8.57 acres
Price:
$495,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
34
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Lakefront
View Type:
Lake View, Mountain View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
3.47 ha (8.57 acre)

Mountain House For Sale in Platanillo de Dominical

Mountain House For Sale in Platanillo de Dominical
Price:
$699,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
28
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Platanillo de Dominical, Barú, Pérez Zeledón, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
2.93 ha (7.24 acre)

Apartment For Sale in Guadalupe

Apartment For Sale in Guadalupe
Price:
$85,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Guadalupe, Guadalupe, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
50.06 m² (538.84 sq ft)

Casa Bosque Mar: Mountain House For Sale in Dominical

Casa Bosque Mar: Mountain House For Sale in Dominical
Price:
$595,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
42
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Dominical, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
2.57 ha (6.35 acre)

Countryside House For Sale in Ojochal

Countryside House For Sale in Ojochal
Price:
$284,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
38
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/3
Location:
Ojochal, Puerto Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Wooded View, River View
Total Lot Size:
0.99 ha (2.45 acre)

House For Sale in San José de la Montaña

House For Sale in San José de la Montaña
Price:
$375,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
San José de la Montaña, Barva, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
1.08 ha (2.67 acre)

Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Playa Tamarindo

Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Playa Tamarindo
Price:
$349,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
27
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Greenbelt View, Ocean View, Western View, Southern View
Total Lot Size:
798.00 m² (8,589.57 sq ft)

Casa Dolce Vida # 32: Beautiful Ocean View Home in a Prestigious Gated Community

Casa Dolce Vida # 32: Beautiful Ocean View Home in a Prestigious Gated Community
Price:
$549,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
23
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/4
Location:
Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
2,548.00 m² (27,426.33 sq ft)

Southridge Playa Flamingo Oceanview Lot - Amazing Oceanview Opportunity: Huge Oceanfront Lot

Southridge Playa Flamingo Oceanview Lot - Amazing Oceanview Opportunity: Huge Oceanfront Lot
Price:
$690,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
11
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Oceanfront
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
2,071.00 m² (22,291.97 sq ft)

Flamingo Marina Lot: Beachfront Development Investment Opportunity

Flamingo Marina Lot: Beachfront Development Investment Opportunity
Price:
$2,200,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
7
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Mountain View, Northern View, Ocean View, Valley View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
2,565.50 m² (27,614.70 sq ft)

Down by the Creek: Newly built home surrounded by nature

Down by the Creek: Newly built home surrounded by nature
Price:
$135,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
27
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Sabalito, Tierras Morenas, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Garden View, River View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1,578.63 m² (16,992.16 sq ft)

Casa Piedra: Beachfront Perfection On Playa Flamingo!

Casa Piedra: Beachfront Perfection On Playa Flamingo!
Price:
$1,980,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
45
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/5
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1,193.00 m² (12,841.29 sq ft)

Casa Cielo y Mar: Mansion Overlooking Playa Flamingo - Minutes From Beach!

Casa Cielo y Mar: Mansion Overlooking Playa Flamingo - Minutes From Beach!
Price:
$1,790,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
26
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/8
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity, Oceanfront
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Mountain View, Ocean View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1,932.00 m² (20,795.79 sq ft)

Casa Rio 34: An Amazing Luxury Home With Stunning Ocean Views

Casa Rio 34: An Amazing Luxury Home With Stunning Ocean Views
Price:
$1,900,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
50
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/5
Location:
Marbella, Cuajiniquil, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
0.53 ha (1.31 acre)

2BR house for sale in Heredia, with great Commercial Potential!

2BR house for sale in Heredia, with great Commercial Potential!
Price:
$180,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
8
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Santa Cecilia, San Francisco, Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Northern View
Total Lot Size:
157.00 m² (1,689.93 sq ft)

Mar Vista Ocean view lot #14: Mar Vista Ocean view lot #14

Mar Vista Ocean view lot #14: Mar Vista Ocean view lot #14
Price:
$349,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
19
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.52 ha (1.28 acre)

House For Sale in San Isidro

House For Sale in San Isidro
Price:
$500,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
32
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
San Isidro, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
2,523.00 m² (27,157.24 sq ft)

Condominium For Sale in Brasil

Condominium For Sale in Brasil
Price:
$480,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
30
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
5/5
Location:
Brasil, Brasil, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
533.00 m² (5,737.14 sq ft)

Mountain House For Sale in Angeles

Mountain House For Sale in Angeles
Price:
$699,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
61
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Angeles, Los Ángeles, San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Wooded View, Garden View, Valley View, Southern View
Total Lot Size:
3,640.00 m² (39,180.48 sq ft)

ELEGANT HOUSE WITH AMERICAN STYLE

ELEGANT HOUSE WITH AMERICAN STYLE
Price:
$280,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
33
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
La Trinidad, Moravia, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
340.00 m² (3,659.71 sq ft)

Villa Moros y Cristianos: Gorgeous 2-Bed 2-Bath Ocean-Vicinity Home Near Tamarindo For Sale!

Villa Moros y Cristianos: Gorgeous 2-Bed 2-Bath Ocean-Vicinity Home Near Tamarindo For Sale!
Price:
$375,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Villa Real, Tamarindo, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
1,982.92 m² (21,343.89 sq ft)

Flamingo Marina Resort 406: Adorable 2 Bed, 1 Bath Oceanfront Condo!

Flamingo Marina Resort 406: Adorable 2 Bed, 1 Bath Oceanfront Condo!
Price:
$229,000
Status:
Pending Sale
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
19
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
847.18 m² (9,118.93 sq ft)

House For Sale in Sabanilla

House For Sale in Sabanilla
Price:
$280,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
Sabanilla, Sabanilla, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
310.00 m² (3,336.80 sq ft)