Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
It's not just Real Estate
Playas del Coco (The Coconut Beaches) or as the Tico’s call it; “The Coconut” has transformed over the last 20 years from a fishing village with a gravel road and one telephone into a thriving tourist hub. Light commercial fishing is still a business in Playas del Coco, although tourist fishing and tours are the mainstay of ocean activity in Coco. The beach also offers great diving and surfing is close by. The real story is the people, the locals in Playas del Coco are great, they are very welcoming, helpful and always have a smile. Surrounded by a small mountain range the town really does offer a lifestyle for every taste. Real Esate includes intown condos and houses steps away to the beach give way to Mediterranean and Modern Villas perched in the hills with world class ocean views. It's not just Real Estate. Every type of menu and restaurant are available from sports bar to ocean view romantic dining, just popping into a local soda for a great lunch or fish of the day at one of many great restaurants downtown. For many expats and tourists golf carts are the call of the day and like everything else in Coco you will find people easily that can service them. As for shopping, Coco has many supermarkets offering the same products you would find at home. Along with two clinics, ambulance service, police station there is not much missing. Playas del Coco is also a destination for many Ticos from San Jose and Central Valley. On any given holiday the beach fills up, Playas del Coco hosts annual events such as the rodeo, fair, iron man, parades and more.
Where in Costa Rica?
Located 20 minutes from Daniel Oduber (Liberia) International Airport, 35 minutes from Liberia, in the provine of Guanacaste, this paradise location makes owning a home here not just convenient, but transforms your property into a great rental opportunity as well. From car rentals, dive shops, stores, hotels, along with a great bus service and tours, the Playas del Coco area is never boring. Surrounded by the beaches of Playa Hermosa with it's own beautifull ocean view villas, Playa Panama and it's kid friendly gentle waters, Or Ocotal Beach and Playa Matapalo, Playas del Coco is one of the best serviced beach towns in Central America. In a nutshell Playas del Coco feels like a fishing village with all the convenience of a larger center right in the middle of paradise.
Playas del Coco Weather
The weather here in Playas del Coco and the Gulf of Papagayo is considered some the best in the world to vacation and live. Expats will tell you, its almost always suntan weather with NO RIAN from December through March, making this area the perfect get away. Playas del Coco is located in on area of Costa Rica that recives the least amaount of rain through the shoulder months into the rainy season. Just enough turns the town lush and green. September and October see most rain and then its back ti high season again. Hotels clamber to this coast because of the consistent weather bringing with them all the benefits including direct flights, investment and local growth.
Costa Rican Folklor and Playas del Coco
Coming into The Coconut you will pass on anchor on the edge of town. Legend has it that once you pass the anchor you will always return. I must say that’s been very true for me. I started coming here in 2007 and knew then I would move to Coco. Come on down and check it out, enjoy the tranquil atmosphere, chances are you will be living here or one of the surrounding beaches before long. Suddenly you may hear the rosters start crowing at mid afternoon, ending with the loadest. Yes, you've just heard from the "King Roster". Walk the beach abd you may see a snowmobile (wonder how that got there?), or stop to look for twp anchors high up and over grown into a tree.
Playas del Coco and thensurrounding beaches really are great places to vacation and live. Let me help you find the perfect investment condominium, or mountain top villa and begin your life in paradise.