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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.

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.


banyan tree

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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