The Beach Neighborhoods

Playa Hermosa Real Estate


A quiet, laid-back beach town is the home to many expats from the US and Canada. Playa Hermosa’s beach front is well maintained and was recently awarded the Blue-Flag award. “Hermosa” means beautiful in spanish and this holds true to this beach with.


The Playa Hermosa community takes a lot of pride of their beautiful beach with organized tree planting yearly and clean-up daily. Many of the homes in this beach town overlook the beautiful Papagayo Gulf. There is an overwhelming amount of water activities offered such as stand-up-paddle, sport fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, and sailing and catamaran tours. There are also several restaurants on the beach you may want to stop to watch the beautiful sunset.


There are two Playa Hermosa’s in Costa Rica, the other in the Central Pacific Coast next to the town of Jaco (Haco) in the province of Puntarenas which has large swells and great for surfing. There are several national parks within a short traveling distance from Hermosa Beach: Palo Verde National Park (Parque Nacional Palo Verde), Santa Rosa National Park (Parque Nacional Santa Rosa) Rincon de la Vieja National Park (Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja). Costa Rica has diverse ecosystems and you can view this and the wildlife at any of these parks.


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Playas del Coco (Coco Beach) Real Estate


Playas del Coco is an one of the oldest fishing villages in Costa Rica. Known for its bars and restaurants, it is very popular with the young crowd and for the snow bird and Expats because of the abundance of condos.  Coco has many developments to choose from: Pacifico known for its high-end condos, luxury pools and beautiful landscape; Las Palmas/Mapache development is close to the beach made up of 30 cmplexes of studios – 3 bedrooms with each having its own pool, Cocmarindo is a gated community which is very social. Many Canadians love this complex and its a wonderful place to live.


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Playa Ocotal Real Estate


Ocotal beach is known for its volcanic black sand, excellent snorkeling, swimming and beautiful homes scattered around the mountain. This town is located five minutes south of Playa del Coco where you can enjoy the nightlife and restaurants, bars and the casino.


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