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Costa Rica President Looks for Future Prospects in Silicon Valley

Costa Rica’s political, social and environmental stability have long been hailed as creating near-perfect conditions for foreign investment. The people of Costa Rica, their president and a host of savvy, Stateside investors know this and are constantly looking for ways to build productive, mutually beneficial relationships between the two countries. Luis Guillermo Solís, who took office a little more than …

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New Flights to Liberia from Boston and Chicago

Boston to Liberia (BOS to LIR) Earlier this month, Jet Blue announced it would add direct flights from Boston’s Logan International Airport to Guanacaste’s Liberia International Airport, minutes from Playa Flamingo and The Palms. Beginning November 1, these flights will run every Saturday, providing traveler’s along the East Coast with more competitive options for traveling to escape the  winter months. For …

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Costa Rica rated 3rd cleanest air in Latin America

Those who have visited Costa Rica can already attest to the country’s overall ambiance of environmental well-being, but following a final report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), those testimonies are now backed by science. According to the WHO study, Costa Rica ranked 31 of 282 total countries, and 3rd in Latin America behind Uruguay (27) and Argentina (30), …

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Mixing It Up with Costa Rica’s Mangos

When you finally make the move to Costa Rica, one of the biggest changes is going to be your diet — plain and simple. The food here, in general, can be described as “clean.” In a climate of globalization in business, culture and food, Costa Rican food producers take pride in their country’s relatively unsullied production methods. Fruits grow naturally, …

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U.N. Approves Program to Help Conserve and Protect Costa Rica’s Wetlands

Did you know that nearly 10% of #CostaRica (5,000 square km) is natural wetlands? It’s a fact that makes this week’s announcement from the United Nations’ Global Environmental Fund — of a program specifically designed to help with conservation and #sustainability efforts of 11 protected wetlands  — a huge victory for the already environmentally-conscious country. From Costa Rica Times: The …

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More Canadians and Americans are looking to Costa Rica for affordable, beachfront living

It’s no secret savvy investors are looking to Costa Rica for affordable and beautiful beachfront property as real estate prices further North continue to climb. But why? Foreigners are flocking to Costa Rica for more than the scenic views, low cost of living and laid back, “Pura Vida” lifestyle, though. Expats are afforded the same ownership rights as citizens, no …

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Q&A With Palms Villa Owner, Carlos Eichenberger

The Palms’ newest resident and villa owner, Carlos Eichenberger was gracious enough to take the time to sit down with Mark Randall, The Palms Director of Real Estate, to discuss his love of Playa Flamingo, why he decided to purchase his own luxury villa and how The Palms’ team has been an invaluable resource to his buying process. On top of …

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Costa Rica Aims For Carbon Neutrality With Payments For Ecosystem Services

Costa Rican real estate is a sound investment for a number of reasons, one of the largest being the country’s commitment to ecological preservation and reforestation initiatives. What makes Costa Rica’s policies unique is the fact that they originate from the populace in addition to governing bodies. Residents of Costa Rica recognize that their country is one of this planet’s …