There are many reasons why people chose Costa Rica as the ideal retirement location. Aside from the warm weather, lower cost of living, and affordable housing market, Costa Rica provides many golf courses, natural attractions, and hot spring and spas to help you really enjoy your Costa Rica retirement.
The area surrounding San Jose offers many golf courses. Along the Pacific side, you will also find golf courses with great ratings on WorldGolf.com. Regardless of where you have decided to spend your retirement in Costa Rica, you will have access to these golf courses as Costa Rica is a small country, and in just a few hours, you can drive from coast to mountains to city and back again. If you would like to spend some of your Costa Rica retirement playing golf, you will find many options to fulfill your desires. Check in with our realty team that can help you find a home on a course.
In addition to wonderful golf courses, Costa Rica has a multitude of national parks and wildlife preserves. There are 20 national parks and 8 wildlife preserves set up throughout the country, making Costa Rica the country with the highest percentage of protected land in the world. This setting provides you with hundreds of miles of land to explore and thousands of species of plants and animals to discover as you enjoy your new life in Costa Rica. The parks and preserves are maintained by the National Parks Services, and you can set up tours, accommodations, and overnight excursions throughout the country. You can utilize the Send me South concierge service to book your adventure to start exploring your new home. Costa Rica is a bird watcher’s paradise, and there is a good chance, depending on where you live, that you will get to encounter many species of birds right on your back porch. From toucans to parrots, monkeys and sloths, butterflies and lizards, Costa Rica provides many encounters with wildlife. What better way to enjoy your Costa Rica retirement than to be surrounded by tropical rainforests?
You may decide that it’s time to really treat yourself while you settle into retirement. Costa Rica is home to several active volcanoes, which means there are natural hot springs throughout the country. Some of these are in a completely natural state, and can only be accessed by using a local guide in your area. There are other hot springs and spas that have been refined for maximum enjoyment. In La Fortuna, the town near to Volcan Arenal, you will find a variety of hot spring options. Many of these resorts also offer accommodations, restaurants, bars, massage, and spa services. While there are other hot springs throughout Costa Rica, the resorts at La Fortuna are some of the nicest in the country, and spending some time here is an excellent way to treat yourself, or relax after you have finished moving.
There are many other ways to enjoy your Costa Rica retirement, but now you have a few ideas of what Costa Rica has to offer. Whether you enjoying golfing, bird watching, exploring rainforests and waterfalls, or relaxing in a natural hot spring, you find there is something for everyone in Costa Rica. Take time to explore all that your new home has to offer.