Best Places to Live in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is on most retirees' bucket lists. A place that's widely known for tropical scenery, laid-back living and happy locals would be. Costa Rica active adult communities continue to gain popularity as a result.

There are 21 different microclimates Costa Rica alone. So, it’s not uncommon to see rain in the mountains as the sun shines on the beaches. A stunning rainbow-filled sky is usually the result. And, while the rain maintains Costa Rica’s lush backdrop, sun-seekers on the beaches remain undisturbed.

Consistently ranked number one on the Happy Planet Index, Costa Rica's culture and residents are known to emit a vibe of contentment. And, upon arrival in this lush, tropical paradise, there are few who feel a need to ask why.

Live Well in Paradise

Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula is a ‘Blue Zone’, one of only 5 world-wide. In addition to allowing for fresh fruit, vegetables and fish year round, it also means that all produce is GMO-free.

So, it's no surprise that Costa Rica is known for a culinary explosion of flavors and combinations. There are, in fact, few bland meals to be had in this country.

Most Costa Rica active adult communities have equestrian centers, and amenities that are common in most communities. The uncommon bits are crystal blue waters, world-renowned surf, and a tropical lifestyle that will have you singing "Don't Worry, Be Happy" in no time. Request more information below to discover paradise.

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NYA - Guanacaste Costa Rica | Beach Retirement Living

NYA Costa Rica

Liberia, Guanacaste 50101, CRI
Beachfront Residences from $235K - $499K

Nya brings the beach to you in an innovative 900-hectare community designed to bring everything you love about Guanacaste, Costa Rica, and everything you need to live, work, and play into a master plan designed for the 21st century.

Alongside our beachfront residences, our master plan includes sites for the country’s first crystal lagoon, hotels, a state-of-the-art sports facility, restaurants, retail, entertainment, and free trade zones to be developed during multiple phases.

Nya fuses entertainment with a commitment to sustainability and local culture. Offering the first beachfront condominiums in Liberia, Guanacaste, you can recharge on spectacular white sand beaches and turquoise clear waters powered by Crystal Lagoons®, enjoy exhilarating water sports, discover the beautiful flora and fauna of Guanacaste, and spend a fun evening out with friends and family while just steps from your front door.

Nya is strategically located less than 10 minutes from the Guanacaste International Airport, the best private schools, hospitals, and grocery stores. It is also centrally located between Guanacaste’s pristine beaches, world-class marinas, national parks, and volcanoes.


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Online research only gets you so far—your next step is to plan your visit! We’ve got all the information you need here to get started. Many communities even offer stays and tours for those who are considering relocating, to make your life easier. Select a few options, inquire about a visit, and then pack your bags! It’s time to explore the place you could soon call home.

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