Costa Rica Real Estate News and Articles

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We have compiled for Tropisphere fans a list of news and articles written by us over the past few years, so that you can be as informed as possible about buying and selling Costa Rica real estate.

We will continually add new material and try to update the old articles as laws and circumstances change here in Costa Rica.

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Thanks for reading, and allowing us to help you make your dreams come true here in Costa Rica.

The Tropisphere Team

Montezuma, Costa Rica

Montezuma, Costa Rica March 8th, 2013 by Geoff McCabe MONTEZUMA IS A VERY SPECIAL PLACE… Today, Montezuma has become a desirable destination for people from all over the world. Recently, the Lonely Planet placed Montezuma on its list as one of the safest and most beautiful beaches in all of Costa Rica. What makes Montezuma so unique is its strong and growing international community. ...

About Santa Teresa and Malpais

About Santa Teresa and Malpais By Nina Biskup Just like other coastal villages, Santa Teresa started as a remote fishing village until in the early 1990s the first low budget tourists started coming here. Due to the beautiful gold-grey beaches and the world class surf conditions it became popular very quickly and now Santa Teresa is a booming travel destination ...

Malpais, The Music

Malpais, The Music If you live here or have visited Costa Rica, then it’s highly probable that you’ve heard of Malpais! I am not talking about the popular beach town on the Nicoya Peninsula, no, I am talking about the world famous Costa Rican band dubbed (in tribute to the beach) ‘Malpais’! Malpais as a band was born ...

The Howler Monkeys in Montezuma!

The Howler Monkeys in Montezuma! One of the charms of this place that never ceases to astonish me, even after two years, is watching the Howler monkey crossing among the jungle.  Walking the hill everyday gives me the opportunity of looking at them close enough to admire  their perfect, beautiful faces, the lines in their hands and feet, the expression ...

More good news in Montezuma

More good news in Montezuma And a very good one: Montezuma welcomed the second semester of the year with a brand new hill paved, with railing and lights! After many months, meetings and steps by the Chamber of Tourism of Montezuma –CATUMO, its acronym in Spanish- the hill to Montezuma was set by CONAVI as an urgent route to be ...

Why Renting a Vacation House is Better than a Hotel

Why Renting a Vacation House is Better than a Hotel   Are you planning your next holiday trip to Costa Rica? Why not rent a vacation house?   Costa Rica is a very unique holiday destination and unlike some other touristy tropical countries, Costa Rica has been over developed with large hotel chains especially on the Nicoya Peninsula making it a perfect reason to rent ...

Montezuma, Costa Rica Vacation Rentals

Montezuma, Costa Rica Vacation Rentals Montezuma is a mellow beach village located on the Pacific side of Costa Rica and a perfect holiday destination for those wanting a bit of everything: relaxation, adventure, beach, wildlife, good dining and shopping options. The main attraction in Montezuma is the waterfall. There are actually 3 waterfalls, the last one being the biggest waterfall. ...

Renting a Vacation home in Santa Teresa

Renting a Vacation home in Santa Teresa Are you looking for your next holiday destination? Look no further, whether you are a couple, family with young kids or teens or a group of friends, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, is the perfect spot to enjoy a memorable vacation. Santa Teresa has quickly become a favourite holiday spot in Costa Rica. There are two ...

The scene in Montezuma: the Music Camp!

The scene in Montezuma: the Music Camp! Once again the communities of Cobano and Montezuma have witnessed the progress of the SINEM Montezuma Orchestra’s students. The occasion marked the closure of the Music Camp.  The Music Camp takes place for a week during the school holidays at the end of the first semester, 4th of July, and at the end of the ...

Green Building

Green Building July 7th, 2010 by Geoff McCabe Green Building in Costa Rica © Copyright 2010 by Geoffrey McCabe – Google+ Email: geoff@tropisphere.com Phone: (011-506) 8844-4726 Primary Considerations 1. Cooling Considerations Power is already very expensive here and is expected to continue to go up. With all the development coming, we should build so that AC isn’t required to keep a house or ...