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Conservation: Costa Rica’s Answer To Deforestation

To highlight a new short documentary by The Economist magazine called “Climate Change: Can Money Stop Deforestation?” we want to highlight the steps that Costa Rica has taken to combat deforestation and how it has benefitted from environmentally-focused solutions.  Costa Rica’s forests are some of the more biodiverse in the world. Yet, the story of…

Delighting In The Rainy Season In Costa Rica


Don’t pass on visiting Costa Rica during the rainy season. Most people vacation in Costa Rica during the peak tourism months from December until May. This is partially because most tourists coming to Costa Rica are escaping the bitter cold of the northern winter months. But it is also known that these months are the…

OTP’s Costa Ballena Real Estate 2nd Quarter Market Report

It is already midyear 2022 and even during the rainy season Costa Ballena real estate is heating up! Home values continued to increase in the second quarter of 2022 and with a sales total of over $44 million for the area for the last 3 months, the traditionally quietest quarter of the year has us…

Owning An Airbnb in Costa Rica: Is It A Good Investment Strategy?


Owning a vacation rental Airbnb in Costa Rica is an investment strategy that many of our clients are considering in 2022. But is it really a good strategy with a strong return on investment? We talked to three property managers to get the full scoop on investing in South Pacific Costa Rica’s vacation rentals market….

21 Fun Facts About Costa Rica

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To close off 2021, here are some fun facts about Costa Rica that you may or may not know! I often laugh to myself when I hear that now familiar sound of a crunchy gnawing above my head as I pass underneath palm trees near my home in Ojochal, Costa Rica. I think that many…