If you had visited Costa Rica for a vacation, you might have a dream of buying a vacation home in Costa Rica. Though Costa Rica is a very small country, it has different climatic conditions in different zones and enriched with natural beauty throughout the various regions. Costa Rica Homes are not easy to buy because you must decide in which part of Costa Rica you need your vacation home and also focus on the below four factors to purchase your dream home.
Costa Rica weather differs from one zone to another. This country has sun, sea, and surf and this is well deserved for people who like any type of climate. So you must decide which weather type is suitable for you. It has a long coastline of Pacific beaches and Caribbean beaches, thick rainforests, mountainous highlands and numerous valleys. Do you like the warm weather throughout the year? Then you must prefer beach areas in the Pacific coast line around Guanacaste which is a dry and hot area with many world-class beaches.
Some people do not like warm weather throughout the year. If you are one among them, then you can prefer the areas with a milder climate like Arenal, Central Valley, Atenas and some others. To buy a home surrounded by fog and cool mist for at least part of the day throughout the year, you must buy a home in the highland town of Monteverde. The rainforests exist on the southern Pacific coast are humid and warm which has heavy rains during the rainy season. Gold Coast in Costa Rica is the very sunny place with less rainfall throughout the year than any other place in Costa Rica.
The infrastructure of Costa Rica is not in the same condition throughout the country. Some area seems to be more developed than the other areas. Some people prefer secluded, rustic towns that have rough roads, limited hospitals, restaurants and stores. Other people enjoy more solid infrastructure with plenty of stores, restaurants, good roads etc. If you will travel a lot then you must buy a vacation home that is easily accessed to the airport or any other transportation modes.
If you like to spend ample amount of time in Costa Rica then you must prefer to buy the home close to the places where the local people lives. You can find a large number of expat people and communities living in different parts throughout the country. You can learn the Costa Rican language, culture and their practices when living nearby the communities. If you are not interested in learning all these, then you can also choose the places where other expats are living.
The fourth factor you must consider is property goals. You must understand how you are going to use the vacation property. You must decide this before buying your home so that you can easily buy and worth for purchase. There are people who don’t need an additional home and they will not rent their vacation home. If you like to rent your vacation home then must buy it in famous tourist destinations.