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Top International planned communities

Top international planned communities

What is the best thing about living internationally? Affordable health care? Low tax options? Warm tropical climates? The fact that the weight of the world seems to lift itself off your shoulders? We'll let you decide. Every day is a new chance for exploration when you are living abroad. You can hike to a waterfall, zipline through the jungle, learn a new language, try a new dish, or live it up on the town. You can let your imagination run wild. When you are out in the world, the opportunities are endless.

Los Reyes – Costa Rica

La Guacima, Alajuela, CRI
Lots from $ 80,000 and homes from $ 275,000

Ciudad-Hacienda Los Reyes is the most comprehensive gated residential community of the Central Valley, Costa Rica’s most important commercial, government, and cultural region.

Just off Route 27, Los Reyes has become one of the most sought-after communities, designed for those looking for a change in lifestyle that allows enjoying a countryside kind of life, with the benefits of a high-end resort.  It has ample roads, manicured gardens, and a large variety of mature trees, which bloom during the summertime offering a beautiful natural showcase.  A large variety of birds add to the sensation of living in the middle of the forest.  It was the Central Valley’s best-kept secret before the construction of route 27 in 2009.

San José, the capital, is a 30-minute drive to the east; the Pacific Coast is 45 minutes to the west.  Juan Santamaría International Airport is only 15 minutes away.  Many of the newest shopping and entertainment centers, office parks, hotels, and health institutions are easily reached.  Los Reyes now boasts a Shopping Center with 15 stores and a major supermarket chain, plus a well-known International School.

Los Reyes Country Club, set within, offers its own sporting and recreational facilities, spread amongst 100 acres.  These comprise a golf course with a driving range, six lighted tennis courts, a fully-equipped clubhouse with restaurants, conference room, swimming pools, dressing rooms, saunas, jacuzzi, gym, playground areas, soccer, and even a picnic area with barbecue shelters in a lush wooded area.

Los Reyes, S.A. the developer, currently offers lots for sale from 300 m2 (3,222 ft2) where it is possible to build the home of your dreams.  Also, ready-built homes from 157 m2 (1,690m2).  Memberships for the Club are also offered at the Sales and Information Center located next to the main entrance.
 

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Arenal Hills – Costa Rica

Tres Esquinas, Provincia de Alajuela, Los Angeles, San Ramon, CRI
Luxury villa homes starting at $385K.

Arenal Hills is Costa Rica’s finest luxury community for those seeking a truly unique international location for their retirement or vacation home.

Set in a 123-acre valley surrounded by mountains, rivers, and rainforests, the Arenal Hills residences feature panoramic views. The one- and two-story villa homes offer a choice of five floor plans with up to 3,600 square feet of total indoor/outdoor living space. Interiors feature native laurel, teak and bamboo milled on-site and furniture built by Costa Rican craftsmen. Accents include granite countertops and Peruvian marble flooring, plus large balconies with waterfall pools and Jacuzzi tubs. Every home comes with a four-seat golf cart for getting around in the community and hi-speed Internet service to stay connected with family and friends.

Arenal Hills homeowners enjoy complimentary shuttle service and VIP access to the nearby Springs Resort & Spa. This renowned vacation destination includes four fine-dining restaurants, 28 artisan hot springs, and hiking, biking, horseback riding, and kayaking in the surrounding wildlife sanctuary. Among the on-site amenities taking shape at Arenal Hills are Club Vida with pools, a fitness center, and pickleball courts, as well as the lakeside Club Lago for casual gatherings and a full-service equestrian center.

Request more information below to get started on the adventure of a lifetime in Costa Rica and the luxury community of Arenal Hills.

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Lucero Golf & Country Club – Panama

Chiriqui, PAN
Homes and Lots $370K - $1.2M

Lucero is a luxury retirement and residential community located in the beautiful highlands along Panama’s Pacific coast. If you’re seeking a more natural lifestyle in a tropical setting with premier amenities, Lucero could be your destination of choice.

The private Lucero Golf & Country Club features the region’s only championship golf course, a spectacular layout by designer Michael Poellot with ocean and mountain views from the bent grass fairways and greens. Additional Lucero clubhouse amenities include fine dining at the Seasons Restaurant, an outdoor deck with lounge surrounding the infinity pool, and a tennis center with clay courts.

Lucero homesites with sweeping views range from half an acre up to 2.4 acres in size. Single-family homes, duplex villas and spacious condominiums are also available. If you want to explore the Lucero lifestyle first, new riverside and fairway villas, as well as unique luxury treehouses, are now offered as rentals with upscale conveniences like high-speed Internet connections.

Best of all for those who want a greener lifestyle, the entire Lucero community has been designed to the highest environmental standards. Minimal tree removal, rainwater collection for irrigation and rooftop solar panels are all part of Lucero’s natural plan. The surrounding countryside is home to traditional farms that produce fruits, vegetables and the area’s signature coffee beans, while the adjacent Amistad National Park is a 500,000-acre protected tropical wilderness with hot springs and world-class hiking trails.

Request more information below and you’ll be taking your first steps on an adventure of a lifetime at Lucero.

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Banyan Tree

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Retreat to spaces like no other: urban oases nestled in busy cityscapes, restored forests on rehabilitated earth, sleek hideaways in rugged cliffsides, islands scattered across the vastness of the sea. From intimate abodes to sprawling villas, find the place you yearn to be.
Las Olas

Las Olas

Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador
Lots from $136K, Condos from $160K
On the Pacific Coast of Ecuador, the oceanfront community of Las Olas has spectacular cliffs, volcanic sand beaches, regal forests, and magnificent mountains. Ecuador consistently has been voted as one of the best places in the world to retire. Enjoy breath-taking views from the championship golf course. The beach club has an infinity pools and hot tubs as well as a spa and restaurant. Las Olas also has tennis, equestrian, and fitness centers. This is truly a community that has something for everyone in a very appealing environment.

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