Exploring Costa Rica’s National Parks: 7 Within a 2.5-Hour Drive of Tamarindo

Rincon de la Vieja adventure tours

Living in Tamarindo, you’ll soon find yourself exploring beaches and waterfalls, tropical dry forest and active volcanoes. In other words, all manner of ecological riches and diverse landscapes, many of which are ensconced, conserved, and protected within breathtaking Costa Rica national parks. And again, living in Tamarindo, you’re going to be close to many of…

Spotlight on Ventanas de Playa Grande, an Oceanview Gated Community in Playa Conchal / Playa Grande, Costa Rica

aerial view of Playa Grande Costa Rica

On the panoramic, oceanview peaks of El Cerro Almendro and located between Playa Grande and Playa Conchal – two of Costa Rica’s most scenic and sought-after beach towns – sits Las Ventanas de Playa Grande, Costa Rica. Unfolding over 380 acres of lush landscapes and rare tropical dry forest, Las Ventanas is an incredibly unique,…

Perpetual Tourist vs. Costa Rica Resident: The Pros & Cons, Explained

perpetual tourist in Costa Rica vs. residency

So, you’re thinking about moving to Costa Rica. And you’re wondering whether you should be a perpetual tourist in Costa Rica or whether you should apply for Costa Rica residency? Your answer is probably “both!” We know, that seems confusing. But, the truth is, perpetual tourism is a temporary solution – a see-what-you-think stop-gap between…

Spotlight on Tamarindo Park, a New Gated Community in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

downtown Tamarindo Costa Rica

A half-century ago, when Tamarindo was still a fishing village populated by dirt roads and big dreams, a local man fell in love with a special swath of striking landscapes: rolling hills and ocean-view forest that he purchased because he couldn’t not. Fifty years later, his family carries on his legacy through the new Tamarindo…

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