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Plots of land in Uvita are getting a lot of attention of late. There are plots of land for sale in Uvita from as little as 37,000 US dollars. This one in particular is only a two minute walk from the beach. There are some other great lots available just make a search for land for sale in Uvita on this site. There is a beach front piece of land that is half an acre, flat with all amenities for only $60,000. There are also some amazing hill side lots for that perfect and private piece of paradise.


Why Choose Costa Rica to Buy Property. The close proximity to North America and the favorable climate throughout the year has helped Costa Rica to become a popular tourist destination that attracts more than a million visitors annually. The country is growing fast, so is its economy and therefore the property market. Real estate in Costa Rica is often seen as a good way to spread your property investment portfolio..... read more.

San Isidro is to be found via a 3 hour drive from San Jose. It is aproximately 600 meters above sea level and has an average temperature of six degrees centrigude cooler than town on the coast. The popular coastal and surf destination of Dominical is only a forty five minute drive south east. San Isidro is a very fast growing and popular area. Properties for sale in San Isidro are gaining value fast. The area has a very range range of local service and is surrounded by some of the most lush and verdant country side anywhere.

Dominical is becoming an area of Costa Rica in great demand. Whilst other parts of Costa Rica are starting to feel a little exploited Dominical still has the atmosphere that we all love about the country.
For many years Dominical was just a sleepy fishing village. Relaxed and daily routines of fisherman and farmers would mark the time and life was very simple. Since those days very little has changed and that sleepy atmosphere still remain.
The area has managed to enter the hearts of many of its visitors to the extent that they want to lay down stronger routes or even live in there. Just for those people we have found a wide selection of realty in Dominical. Upgrade your lifestyle, buy a dream home in the sun. House and land prices in the small and quaint village of Dominical are still very low. Internet coverage via Cell 3G is available in almost every location. Even though you are in a tropical paradise you can still download emails, surf the web and stay in touch with the office.

Platanillo property.. off the beaten track

The more you visit Costa Rica the more you realise that the best secrets are the hardest to find. Platanillo is one of those secrets. In the South Pacific area of Costa Rica it is almost 400 meters above sea level. This means a much cooler temperature, especially at night. For many people this is a real bonus. Property for sale in Platanillo still has fantastic sea and sunset views. The small size mean a very friendly ambience. We have written a fuller article on Platanillo in Costa Rica here

Local Dominical information

Looking to find a holiday rental property in Costa Rica, then read this great and informative article on vacation rental in Dominical. Some of the most luxurious and relaxing holidays you will every have could be in Dominical. This small relaxed village is the opitimy of everything you could ever need to unwind and relax. The great waves, beaches, fishing and wildlife attract a similar type of person that appreciatte the natural things in life. Together a community and ambience has been created that washed away the stresses of every day life. Many fans of Dominical return and eventually buy their own land or property in the area.
Property rentals in the area can be set up in the hills or by the beach. Each have their own advantages. In the hills you have amazing views, cooling evening breezes amongst a jungle back drop. Beach side villas for rent means that you can just walk to the beach whenever you like and take a swim, go surfing or fishing.

If you are looking to buy a great property in the Uvita area of Costa Rica then we have now created a special section of the web site just for Uvita.
The range of mountains following the coast south from Dominical take a turn inland at Uvita then head back out to sea leaving a diamond shaped plane. Residential properties are most popular on the hillside taking advantage of the great views and commercial properties to service the residents are on the central plane.
If you are interested in finding out some local information on the Uvita property scene then visit our Uvita section. Uvita has some great beaches, surf and wildlife. Uvita is a great up and coming area. Securing yourself a realty for sale in Uvita or a great piece of land could end up being the best decision you ever made. A beach front property in Uvita can be bought for as little as 150,000 US dollars. At least half of the buyers coming to the area, after having a good look around, are going for some land for sale in Uvita. The reasoning is that they can find a great ocean view plot of land then build their own dream.

Costa Rica is a fast growing country. Americans are seeing the potential of owning a property there. Having a great holiday home and getting a rental return on the investment makes good sense.

Dominical Realtors

If you are looking to purchase a realty in Dominical and the Ojochal area and areas in the close vicinity it is advisable to be helped buy a professional local realtor. You can find these through our website and we will be glad to recommend some very helpful and proficient professionals. You will find that this area has a mature real estate market and most professional realtors have had long experience of brokering property sales with foreigners.

The realtors have a large selection of properties on their listing files and have a good knowledge of the property and its history. They will have experience and a good knowledge of the area and will assist with orientation and familiarization and help their clients with any worries or concerns. Will be able to show many types of property; residential sites, homes and condominiums, gated communities, beachfront, luxury homes, rental properties that generate income, farms, development land and commercial properties and can advise on the many options of the types of terrain, as this area could be called the golden area of the Costa Rican Coast line as it offers Ocean views, waterfalls, river and valley views, and farms with mountains with tropical forests. There is no need worry if you are concerned about a language barrier, as the realtors are bilingual in English and Spanish. It is advisable to establish a good trusting relationship with your realtor, as this will be helpful as the realtor will inform and help with the contract and the purchasing process. This is different to the USA, Canada and Europe.

The Costa Rican system is called a Notary based system. In short this means all property sales are recorded in a Notary book, which is an important legal record book. In many cases a good attorney has the powers of a public notary. Your realtor will guide you through this and will be able to give general advice of the legalities in Costa Rica. Your realtor will also have experience of attorneys to use and can also help with this. A good realtors aim is to offer a good reliable service to their clients not only during the sale but also for advice if needed in the future. An experienced realtor will want to establish what the buyer is looking for and the requirements and price range. They will then discuss with the buyer and work through what is presently on the market. They will then be able to show a personalised selection of properties.

Dominical Villa Rentals website

Looking for the perfect Costa Rican vacation villa for your friends and family?

Check out our sister website,, for a spectacular selection of some of the finest rental properties available in stunning southern Costa Rica.

From sprawling, resort-like villas with infinity pools that overlook the bright blue Pacific Ocean to immaculate eco-retreats nestled high in the opulent green hills of Dominical and Uvita, our rental homes are perfect for groups large and small.

Whether you're planning a wedding reception with dozens of out-of-town guests or a quiet escape from the madness of life in the big city, you'll be able to access photos and detailed descriptions of all of our available vacation homes on the website.

Users have the ability to review available dates for each villa and make reservations directly on the webpage. In addition, the website contains user-submitted villa reviews, a frequently-asked-questions link and direct company contact information.

There are so many amazing outdoor activities that draw vacationers to this region of Costa Rica.

Articles highlighting the best of local river rafting, sport fishing, surfing, diving and snorkeling, hiking, bird and whale watching, golfing and zip-lining have all been posted on the web site, with much more useful information pouring in on a weekly basis.

If surfing is your thing, the waves in Dominical are as good as anywhere in the country. And with local sea temperatures hovering around 82 degrees Fahrenheit all year long, this is also an ideal spot for beginners to take a lesson and hop on a surfboard for the first time.

Those who love to fish can access world-class waters just minutes from our Dominical villa rentals. Jump on a boat and you'll be reeling in blue marlin, mahi-mahi and 10-pound tunas by daybreak.

And that's really just the tip of the iceberg.

Local waterfalls are simply stunning, with some falls crashing more than 200 feet from top to bottom. Area rivers rage with the force of a heavyweight boxer prepping for a title fight. And, of course, the wildlife here is in a league of its own.

You could easily look off the porch of one of our fantastic rental homes and see a large contingent of white-faced monkeys swinging in the vines, or toucans navigating their big beaks from branch to branch. Wild deer, anteaters, two-and-three-toed sloths, porcupines and hundreds of other fascinating jungle creatures are spotted on a regular basis.

But these are only words. The truth is you need to experience the natural beauty of southern Costa Rica for yourself. Write your own script, paint your own picture.


It is still possible to earn an income from your property investment in another country. Buying the correct property at the right price then marketing it properly can make the difference.


Dominical - its the real thing

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Finding real estate in Ojochal

Ojochal once a little know village is now known and popular for buying real estate and becoming a vacation destination. The real estate in Ojochal is cheaper compared to the close towns of Manuel Antonio and Dominical. The new improvements to the infrastructure of the highways has greatly facilitated access to this quiet village, now only 3½ hours drive from San Jose. The dramatic verdant-forested mountains surrounding the village have resulted in many properties being built within these mountains, which offer spectacular Ocean and mountains views. Ojochal is well spread out through a number of quaint narrow tracks that wind through the village and surrounding mountains. Ojochal has evolved into a truly global village with a friendly community of locals and foreigners. It is popular for itís culinary delights with a good selection of restaurants offering delicious international cuisine. The recent communications developments in telephone and Internet along with a selection of food and hardware stores, bakery, beauty salon, etc has made Ojochal a very convenient place for everyday life in a spectacular location.


In Costa Rica beach front property ownership has different laws. If you are aiming to buy a house, cabana, villa or land within 200 metres of the high water line this will affect you. Propery within this zone cannot be owned out right in perpetuity. It can only be leased... read more

Internet in Costa Rica

Fantastic news for Costa Rican property owners and realty investors. Costa Rica now has high-speed Internet service. The long running problem of no reliable Internet access across Costa Rica is now at and end. 3G Cellular phone services with Internet and USB dongle Internet is now accessible in most areas of Costa Rica.

How to best use this web site.

The web site has been designed to give you the very best property finding experience. We have a number of great facilities in place to assist you in your Costa Rican property buying journey.

Firstly: Costa Rican Property search:-
Use this to search our database of property for sale, holiday rent or long term rent. Just find a property you are interested in, view the details and if you are interested in finding out more just fill in the form below. The realtor sellling that property will get back in touch with you straight away will all the information and help you need.

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If you cannot find the house or plot of land you want then we have a great solution. Just fill out a form giving details or what you want and the realtors in your area of interest will find it for you, or stay in touch when the perfect villa or plot comes on the market.

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How to best sell your Costa Rican property

The Internet is taking over. It is the first port of call when researching almost any subject, idea, or property purchase. is a great place to start selling you house in Costa Rica. The web site is specially designed to help you find exactly what you are looking for as easily and quickly as possible. We have a fully searchable database and extensive information on the ares we cover. If you cannot find something you are looking for then just fill our our 'Costa Rican property finder' form

Houses and land in the Dominical area

There is a great variety of properties that cater to many types of buyers, the luxury buyer with elegant and refined modern and traditional styles, who wants turn key ready to move in or to a buyer with simpler needs for example wanting to feel close to nature in a basic house in the forest or just a lot for future construction.

Types of property:
Residential: Houses, Condos, Building Lots, Farms, Gated Communities, New Development opportunities, Vacation rentals. Commercial: Hotels, Villa rental complexes. There is a wide choice of differing locations due to the dramatic geology unique to this region, to name a few, beachfront properties, Ocean views located on mountains, Valley and river views with waterfalls and acres of tropical forest which is home to many types of tropical birds and animals. There are world-class coastal properties that have spectacular views, which is not uncommon to have a 180-degree panoramic view along the Ballena coastline to the Osa Peninsular and Cano Island and to the north Manuel Antonio, not forgetting the views of the Mountains and famous Whales Tail. The select properties have well-appointed houses, built in differing architectural styles where you can find all the luxuries you enjoy in your home, these include fully modern kitchens and bathrooms, Infinity swimming pools, wet bars, Jacuzzi, gyms, walk-in closets, air-conditioning, Security 24/7, etc. More affordable properties are lots or parcels; some of these are in estates, which most have private areas for the residents to enjoy and relax such as a river with natural pools and or an area of tropical rainforest. These properties often already have the infrastructure set up to lots, such as water and electricity and are landscaped.

In Dominical and some other areas in close proximity are Escaleras, Lagunas, Hatillo and Uvita. This is one of the most beautiful areas of Costa Rica, which has been compared to Big Sur, with lush forested tropical mountains sweeping down to incredible beaches. Because of this the area is becoming a popular vacation destination and the region has great potential for future growth. In this area there is easy access to supermarkets, International restaurants, bars, banks, services, hospitals, National parks and many beaches. It is worth serious consideration to be part of this incredibly beautiful part of the country and to buy or build your dream home and enjoy and relax in the peacefulness of this diverse ecosystem.

Property in Ojochal

Is a small village approximately twenty minutes driving time south of Uvita and thirty minutes north of Palmar. Ojochal has a friendly cosmopolitan community of foreigners and locals. There are some beautiful local beaches; one of the closest is Ventanas beach or Playa Ventanas known for its gentle waves and caves, which at low tide can be walked through. This area is surrounded by a majestic mountain range that is thickly covered with tropical forest. Ojochal has some of the best cuisine in the area with many types of restaurants due to the influence of the rich mixture of international residents. There is also grocery store, bakery, beauty salon, spa, gas station, hardware store, local craftsmen, builders, plant nursery not forgetting the new hospital in Cortez approximately twenty minutes drive away. There is a close regional airport of Palmar Sur serviced by Sansa and Nature Air with scheduled flights out of San Jose. There is much local anticipation for the planned international airport to be built in Palmar, presently no confirmed start dates. Also in the pipeline is the first golf course in the South Pacific area San Buenas Golf Resort still in the construction process with the clubhouse partly finished. Ojochal is also a well-liked vacation location, out of the way of the more visited tourist destinations. There are many local activities to enjoy and experience the magnificent nature here, hiking, mountain and canoe tours, waterfall rappelling, bird watching and boat trips for whale a dolphin watching to name a few. And an interesting family business that offers you to catch your own fresh water Tilapia and then have it cooked for you, while you wait you can enjoy the waterfall on the property. A few km further south of Ojochal, down the coast is the Terraba River, which has a mangrove reserve where many species of birds, mammals and fish live. These are some of the factors that have made Ojochal a popular place for people buying property and here you can find some great Ojochal properties for sale and vacation rentals.

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