PROPERTY FOR SALE
We are offering our 200 acre (80 hectare) rainforest property
for sale after many years of ownership.
is located in Central America between Nicaragua to the north and
Panama to the south. No larger than West Virginia, it is the only
country in the world to have so many species of birds (880) and
varied habitats within such a small area. Its landforms are dominated
by two long coastlines of the Caribbean and Pacific ocean and
a central mountain range running the entire length of the country.
has a hundred-year tradition of democracy-the longest of any Latin
American Country. Costa Rica abolished it's military in 1949 and
has devoted it's tax revenue savings to providing free medical
care and education for all its citizens. Costa Rica has always
been a safe haven in the storm of political conflict of its neighbors
and enjoys the benevolent protection of the U.S. government.
is less than four million people, with approximately ten percent
comprised of American expatriates, most of whom have chosen to
retire there due to Costa Rica's pleasant year round tropical
climate, friendly people and low cost of living. The country is
becoming so popular, that a recent influx of resident Americans
seeking the "next Hawaii" is forcing up real estate
values at a rapid pace, especially in the Northeast portion of
the country in and around Guanacaste. While the language is Spanish,
the visitor or resident will have no trouble communicating with
the local business community.
THERE FROM THE USA
is close to the USA. It is only two hours by plane from Miami
and only four hours from Los Angeles, which makes it a much more
convenient travel destination than Hawaii and the airfares, hotels
and meals are also less expensive
is situated at the back end of the Golfo Dulce near the Rio Esquinas
on the southwest coast of Costa Rica on the Pacific side near
the town of Golfito. It is in the Osa region near the Osa Peninsula-home
of Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica's largest. The Osa is the
premier wildlife area of all of Central America, representing
the last major untouched primary forest reserve and protected
by Costa Rican law.
parcel of beautiful lush tropical rainforest enjoys a half-mile
stretch of coastline with a combination of a long pebble beach
and a small Mangrove forest at the eastern end. The entire parcel
is forested in secondary and primary growth and is flat to hilly
with three year round streams and a waterfall on the property.
The property has no existing structures, but there are numerous
building sites for homes and the property would make an excellent
choice for an ecotourism lodge. The sea bordering the property
is crystal clear and home to numerous colorful, tropical fishes,
dolphin, and large game fish including Mahi Mahi, sailfish, swordfish,
and tarpon. It is a snorkler's and fisherman's paradise.
is accessible by paved road at it's northern end near the village
of Los Mogos and by sea from Golfito. Golfito has boats available
for hire or sale. Golfito is accessible from the capital of San
Jose by air (commercial and general aviation) and by the paved
Pan American Highway. Flying time from San Jose to Golfito is
approximately 30 minutes and five hours by car.
ON THE PROPERTY
on the property is intact and contiguous. It is home to hundreds
of species of birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians including,
but not limited to:
Toucan, Fiery Billed Aracari, Emerald Toucanet
Amazon, Spectacled Amazon, Scarlet Macaw, Blue Headed Pionus Parrot, and White
Capped Pionus Parrot.
Blue Crown Mot Mot, Golden Naped Woodpecker, Squirrel Cuckoo,
Greater Kiskadee Flycatcher, Red Legged Honeycreeper, Shining
Honeycreeper, Crimson Rump Tanager, Blue Gray Tanager, Hummingbirds,
Gray Hawk, Roseate Spoonbill, Glossy Ibis, White Ibis, Brown Pelican,
and literally hundreds more. There is a spectacular Brown Pelican
rookery nearby with hundreds of birds in the trees at the water's
Spider, and White Faced Capuchin
Ocelot, Jaguar, Deer, Tapir, Agouti
We would be
happy to answer any questions regarding this property and to arrange
for your visit to Costa Rica to see it