We've lived in Costa Rica for more than twenty years, and yet the awesome natural beauty of this country still overwhelms us at times. This stunning video by award-winning designer & travel filmmaker Neftali sums it up much more eloquently than words ever could. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did. Pura vida!
Costa Rica took first place on International Living's Retirement Index 2018, beating out Mexico (2), Panama (3), Ecuador (4), Malaysia (5) , Columbia (6) and Portugal (7) for the top spot. International Living compiles the top 24 retirement destinations worldwide based on criteria such as cost of living, healthcare and climate.
In an increasingly uncertain world, Costa Rica is known for its stability. Costa Rica has been quietly transforming into a model country, with a steadily growing economy that attracts multinationals like Amazon and Microsoft who have major operations here.
One of our favorite things about living in Reserva Conchal is that there is always something fun to do. Besides strolling on the pristine white sand beach, lounging by the ocean front pool, working-out in the five star fitness center, hiking jungle trails, kayaking and paddle boarding (free for beach club members!), golfing on the signature golf course, or enjoying a relaxing spa treatment, there are also special and ongoing events throughout the year to keep us busy.
For instance, this year Reserva Conchal hosted multiple professional golf events including the Essential Classic Latin PGA Tour, U.S. Golf Kids, and PGA Tour Academy....
Costa Rica’s friendly locals and pura vida lifestyle took it to second place on the InterNations list of top global expatriate destinations for 2017. According to one expat, he chose Costa Rica because it "provides the freedom to live a peaceful, happy life, surrounded by peaceful, kind and happy people." We wholeheartedly agree!
Costa Rica ranked in the top 10 for four of the five indices studied by InterNations: (1) Finding Friends; (2) Quality of Life; (3) Ease of Settling In; (4) and Family Life. Costa Rica scored first place in the Finding Friends subcategory, taking the top ranking for every question. Expats say it’s easy...