Why Costa Rica


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A slide show about why Costa Rica is a sought out destination for retirement, second home ownership, life style change and as an investment to hedge against the loss in value of the US dollar. Our developments are one of the largest in the country.

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  • Playa at sunset
  • Scarlet Macaws
  • Lots of activities in the area, diving, surfing, kayaking, fishing
  • Homes nestled in mountains
  • Why Costa Rica

    1. 1. Costa Rica is in Central America between Nicaragua and Panama
    2. 2. It’s about the size of West Virginia Costa Rica is less than a 2 ½ hour direct flight from Miami .
    3. 3. Home to 4 million residents It’s also home to 100,000 foreigners
    4. 4. Tap water is safe to drink in Costa Rica
    5. 5. The country contains more than 100 types of ferns, 1,000 orchards and 2000 kinds of trees.
    6. 6. 25% of the country is protected land.
    7. 7. Costa Rica is home to a dizzying array of fauna. Toucans Tree Frogs Blue Morpho Butterflies More than 50 kinds of Hummingbirds
    8. 8. 860 bird species reside in Costa Rica; including the spectacular Scarlet Macaw. More than in the US and Canada combined.
    9. 9. Arenal Volcano South Pacific Coast Beach La Paz Waterfall Costa Rica is loaded with Natural Wonders Diving off Cocos Island
    10. 10. San Jose National Theater Cartago Cathedral Casinos And man-made ones
    11. 11. A myriad of activities are available; for adventurers…
    12. 12. “ Green Season”, the local’s favorite, is from May until November. The mornings are sunny and late afternoon showers are typical.
    13. 13. Costa Rica, a peaceful country, neutral for 200 years, was the first country in the world to constitutionally abolish its army.
    14. 14. Focusing spending on Education (boasting a 96% literacy rate) spending instead on education Costa Rica is proud of a 96% literacy rate among its citizens; among the highest in Latin America and…
    15. 15. Cost of an outpatient visit in Costa Rica is approximately $17 ; in the US it’s $366 Costa Rica is a well known Health Tourism Destination
    16. 16. Cost of a hospital stay in Costa Rica is approximately $52 ; in the US it’s $907
    17. 17. The pace of life is slower. Perhaps that’s why Costa Ricans have a longer life span than those in the US.
    18. 18. Fresh, pesticide free produce and meats are abundant and inexpensive.
    19. 19. Surprisingly; world class, gourmet restaurants abound in our community.
    20. 20. Foreigners have the same right to property ownership as Costa Ricans do.
    21. 21. Property ownership is Fee Simple and Title Insurance is readily available.
    22. 22. Taxes are very low; approx. $1.45 per $1000 in value A home valued at $200k owes only $290 per year!
    23. 23. Home insurance is approximately $487 yearly for a home worth $200,000.
    24. 24. Costa Rica is situated below the hurricane belt
    25. 25. Our community is located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica.
    26. 26. Easily accessible via a paved road from San Jose, or a short commuter flight.
    27. 27. Ojochal
    28. 28. Our tranquil beaches include Playa Torguga, Ventana, Pi ñuela and Bellena.
    29. 29. We offer Ocean and Mountain view home sites. Prices start at only $40,000.
    30. 30. All of our home sites come complete with roads, water and electricity on the lot.
    31. 31. We will build your custom luxury home for only $100 per square foot.
    32. 32. Completely Custom Luxury Homes at $100 per square foot
    33. 33. You may also choose to build your own home, hire any builder of your choice, or opt to simply hold the land as an investment.
    34. 34. Some of the homes we’ve built
    35. 35. Established over 20 years ago. We are the largest builder of custom homes in Costa Rica.
    36. 36. Build YOUR dream home, not OURs
    37. 37. Hand crafted woodwork is included
    38. 38. Spectacular Ocean and Mountain Views
    39. 39. We also offer full rental management services allowing you to earn income while your property appreciates.
    40. 40. Our community offers numerous restaurants, grocery stores, a new hospital, hotels, schools and shopping opportunities.
    41. 41. Ticos (Costa Ricans), Americans, Canadians, French, Dutch, German, Students, Retirees, Professionals, Farmers, Entrepreneurs, Artists, Bakers, Families…. The people of our community include…
    42. 42. Ask about our guest house visit. See for yourself why we’ve chosen Costa Rica as our home.
    43. 43. <ul><li>Home Sites start at only $40,000 </li></ul><ul><li>No time limits to build </li></ul><ul><li>Full financing </li></ul><ul><li>Deeded, fee simple </li></ul><ul><li>5% discount for cash </li></ul>
    44. 44. We offer a variety of ways to visit our projects. Visit our website at www.PacificLots.com