As one of the most desired regions in Costa Rica, Guanacaste real estate is gold for investors, developers, and retirees and expats relocating, wanting a second home or income property investment on Costa Rica’s famous Gold Coast.
Guanacaste’s Gold Coast ,with its rich gold and white silky sand beaches, perfect weather, amazing real estate to fit everyone’s taste and budget and limitless activities; it’s easy to see why the Guanacaste Province is the most popular destination it in Costa Rica.
Years ago, Guanacaste was not that popular mainly because of the brutal roads and 5-hour drive from San Jose’s International airport. Now, with the International airport in the city of Liberia only 1hour from the Gold Coast and the improved Pan-American Highway, multiple high-end resorts such as the Four Seasons have exploded along the Gold Coast, making Guanacaste the highly popular and much, much more populated with expats and tourists alike.
Palm trees, soft white sand beaches, temperatures that are hot and near perfect without the humidity, and endless views of beautiful coast line – this is why Guanacaste’s Gold Coast has become the destination people escaping winter months and the perfect place to retire.
Let’s look at a few of Guanacaste’s real estate hot spots on the Gold Coast:
Real Estate in Flamingo Beach starts at around $150,000 and goes up to multimillion dollar estates. Flamingo Beach has a lush tropical backdrop and is perfect for a vacation home or a 2nd home in Costa Rica, with an incredible choices of luxury homes, condominiums, villas and mansions with ocean views, gated communities and other beach real estate. You will enjoy the golf course in Playa Conchal which is only minutes away and a multitude of other fun and exciting activities.
Real Estate in Tamarindo Beach starts about $140,000 and goes up to luxury estate prices. With a golf course at Hacienda Pinilla, minutes Tamarindo Beach, as well as host of other activities you will discover that this bustling town of Tamarindo also offers properties for anyone taste – tranquil, beautiful views, condos, as well as luxury estates and amenities, land, and villa’s.
Real Estate in Playas del Coco starts at approximately $90,000 and goes up to the several million dollars. Playa del Coco is only 35 kilometers from Liberia and attracts a lot of youth as well as expats. Playas del Coco area can offer you a wide range of beach properties, condominiums and luxury homes and family homes with a beautiful ocean views. This small, fun town has all the amenities and easy access to capital of Guanacaste.
Real Estate in Samara Beach on western edge of the Nicoya is still really quite reasonable compared to many other beach towns and areas in Guanacaste. Choices include houses, lots, condos, commercial, land parcels for sale, starting from as low as $17,000 up to and including multi-million dollar homes and farms.
You can find some great condo resale bargains here the Gold Coast; the economic down turn has lowered Costa Rica real estate prices for the first time in 20 years and makes Guanacaste real estate a buyers market. Resale condos, were already affordable before the down turn, are now are being offered at exceptionally low prices.
These condos are a smart investment because they can serve multiple purposes such as a retirement home, 2nd home, income property, or purely as an investment opportunity.
These discounted resale condo’s are even better when you consider low cost of living, low property taxes, the areas desirability, and the historically high occupancy rate in Guanacaste.
Some of the most beautiful properties in Costa Rica can be found in Guanacaste’s Gold Coast, if you considering relocating abroad, or buying a second home, or just looking for a smart investment, take a trip to Guanacaste and find your Golden Opportunity!