The key points below highlight the amenities this area of this area of Guanacaste, "The Papagayo"
Selection of Golfo de Papagayo: The government chose Golfo de Papagayo as a focal point for tourism and foreign investment due to its accessibility, natural beauty, and potential for development.
Geographical Features: The area encompasses several beach towns, each with its unique characteristics, such as Papagayo, Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Playa Panama, Playa Ocotal, Matapalo, and Sardinal.
Weather: Golfo de Papagayo boasts the best weather in the country, experiencing a dry season from December to May, similar to Southern California, with low humidity. The rainy season from June to December is mild.
Beaches and Water Activities: The region offers a variety of beaches suitable for all types of swimmers and surfers. The calm waters make it ideal for activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, and fishing. The area also caters to non-surfers with activities like stand-up paddle boarding and catamaran sunset tours.
Proximity to Liberia International Airport: The Liberia International Airport is only 20 minutes away, providing convenient access for tourists and residents, eliminating the need for long drives after arriving.
Infrastructure and Investment: Billions of dollars have been invested in the area since 2003, leading to world-class resorts like the Four Seasons, Planet Hollywood, Exclusive Resorts, Waldorf Astoria and the development of top-notch infrastructure. The presence of major corporations has influenced the government to enhance services such as roads, electricity, internet, and healthcare.
Proximity to Services: The region has state-of-the-art hospitals, emergency services, and amenities like restaurants, grocery stores, spas, and gyms, creating a comfortable living environment. The proximity of Liberia city further adds to the convenience.
Excursions and Activities: Golfo de Papagayo is close to various excursions and activities, including active volcanoes, mud baths, hot springs, white-water rafting, zip-lining, horseback riding, jungle tours, and remote beaches.
Expat Community: The area has a significant expat community, making it easy for newcomers to adjust. English is widely spoken, and there are numerous activities to engage in.
Quality of Life: The combination of first-world services and Costa Rican experiences contributes to a high quality of life, attracting investors and retirees to the Papagayo area.