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The local vibe of hot and ultra relaxed lifestyle on Caribbean beach property. Welcome to the Southern Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica where we sell Costa Rica Caribbean beach real estate. This area is also known as Caribe Sur, where the local vibe is hot, lifestyle ultra-relaxed and the surrounding vegetation and beaches - simply paradisical!
The Southern Caribbean is made up of a small group of communities shared by Afro-Caribbean settlers, Ticos, several tribes of local Indigenous Indians, and an international blend of expats from over 50 different countries. The main tourist towns of Cahuita and Puerto Viejo are located approximately 1 hour south of the port city of Limon or 4 hours from the international airport in San Jose.
Our affiliate real estate agent in the Southern Caribbean offers the finest selection of Costa Rica Caribbean beach real estate including homes, lots, beach lands, farms, hotels, eco resorts, bars and restaurants in the Caribbean from Cahuita to Hone Creek, Bribri, Puerto Viejo, Cocles, Playa Chiquita, Punta Uva, Manzanillo and the surrounding areas.
The South Caribbean Coast is located in the Limón province, just 90 miles east of Costa Rica's capital of San José and then approximately 40 miles south of the city of Limon, near the border of Panama. It is a 3.5 hour drive from the San Jose airport, or a 4 hour bus ride. Tourism is always busy and investing in a commercial business and Costa Rica Caribbean beach real estate is a good idea.
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About the Southern Caribbean
CARIBE SUR and the Atlantic zone region, filled with pristine untouched nature, is home to several of the countries’ most notable national parks, including Braulio Carrillo, Cahuita, Chirripó, and Tortuguero. In addition, several biological reserves also share this fertile coastal habitat; Hitoy-Cerere, which is located at the head of the Valle de la Estrella and the Gandoca Manzanillo Reserve, which extends south to the Panamanian boarder. Home to more than 500 birds species, representing more than 58 distinct families, this particular area is comprised of virgin natural habitat, guarantying a healthy bird population. While walking through certain portions of this region, the bird enthusiast is often treated to birds representing an entire range of niches and habitats.
If you like the Caribbean beaches, I invite you to come and purchase Costa Rica Caribbean beach real estate like a Caribbean beach home or a building lot near the beach. We also offer a small inventory of Caribbean beach farms and ranches for sale.
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This is a coast where the ever green mountains of the deep forest, line the long stretches of quiet, pristine sandy beaches. Year round, these long stretches of white or black sand beaches are ideal for leisure activities, such as horseback riding, sun bathing, hiking, or snorkeling among the colorful coral reefs. Home to an infinite variety of underwater sea life, Tucuxi dolphins have been swimming along these shores for as long as locals can remember. While there were no records of this specie in this area, it has just recently been acknowledged to have immigrated from South America. Furthermore, four species of sea turtles are yearly visitors to the Gandoca Manzanillo refuge, nesting between the months of March and July on the Gandoca beach within its reserve.
All the Costa Rica Caribbean beach real estate and Caribbean properties we offer on this website have been screened through diligent legal analysis - assuring you, the client, of a safe and efficient buying process. Simply put, we don't take risks with one of the most important investments of your lifetime - and neither should you!
Among the best beaches for snorkeling is Playa Chiquita, located just three miles south of Puerto Viejo, which has a small reef on its north side. With a larger reef and longer beach, Punta Uva is a pleasant alternative also providing terrific swimming possibilities. Manzanillo, the last town south of Puerto Viejo, has the biggest reef and is also better equipped for those interested in snorkeling.
From this area, you can rent professional equipment and venture on your own, or you can find a personal guide to bring you to specific locations; or perhaps, take part in the special "Dolphins Watch Tour" which is a real treat!!! Hiking to Monkey Point is another attraction, where you will find another good spot for snorkeling.
Salsa Brava and Punta Cocles beaches are the main attraction for international surfers, more often between the months of September and December, and then again during the months of April, June and July. Salsa Brava swell is world famous for its reefy, side shore power wave preferred only by the high core professional surfers. There are other beaches that are ideal for surfing, like Cahuita's Black Beach, in addition to several points along the 10 kilometer coastline which stretches south of the sleepy town of Manzanillo. Punta Uva and Playa Chiquita have rideable but dangerous reef breaks, although at times some of these waves are ideal for beginners. Several of these beaches host numerous International surf competitions held throughout the year.
The Indian reserve in Bribri or the Kekoldi Indian Reservation are the home of highly organized indigenous groups like the Bribri, Kekoldi and the Cabecar Indians. As you visit places like the Parque de la Amistad in Alta Talamanca you will encounter a hidden ancient world of strong spirits that fight hard to hold on to traditions and costumes practiced by their ancestors over 1000 years ago. Many generations were able to survive in the deep, dense Caribbean jungle, several tribes possessing countless medicinal secrets; their bush doctors, or Shamans as they are called, are highly sought after internationally for their successful cure of cancer.
The local temperature is a stable 28º C year around, with a very low ocean tide of approximately 25 cm (one foot) which is what attracts most buyers of Costa Rica Caribbean beach real estate. The climate has been often called a " micro-climate", implying that the variable factors affecting this region are independent to the rest of the neighboring areas. This region shares very little in common to the rest of the country's weather cycles and prognostication, as the rainy season is often blessed with several weeks of dry, hot sunny days while weeks of unstoppable tropical rains can be experienced during the summer season. The best, driest and most stable months of the year are September/October and February through April.
True Caribbean Culture
The beat of the Afro-Caribbean drums to the rhythms of reggae and Calypso, forcing heads and hips to motion from side to side - the flavors of spicy dishes seasoned with the distinct aroma of coconut milk, the product from the swaying palms lining the long white sand beaches of the Caribbean Coast. These distinctive and colorful characters are trademarks of the predominant culture of this region and what most obviously sets it apart, and too creates the charming, laid-back feeling to the east coast of Costa Rica.
They have established themselves as leaders in the Costa Rica property sales and vacation rental business in the local community - with a reputation of helping every client with a personal touch before, during and after every transaction. Anke Pechtel is a local expert not just on Costa Rica Caribbean beach real estate issues, but also living the Caribbean lifestyle in Costa Rica. Therefore Anke offer those who are looking at property in the Carribbean, vacation rentals in Costa Rica.
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