When I think of Bucket List places I want to visit, Costa Rica tops the list. Close your eyes and image waking up with the pristine beaches right outside your door from your Costa Rica rental properties, you can easily combine luxury retreats and wondrous nature that Costa Rica all into the perfect travel destination for the entire family.
There was a time not all that long ago, that Costa Rica was considered a travel destination for the most intrepid of adventures. With rugged terrain, rain forests, and miles of uninhabited beaches, Costa Rica was the adventures dream. But times have changed and so has a visit to one of the most welcoming spots on the planet.
Gone are the days where only backpackers and wilderness experts ventured there. Now Costa Rica is calling to everyone and invites you to experience their flawless beaches, welcoming nature fit for the entire family and yes luxurious resorts just calling your name. Known as some of the happiest people in the world, probably due to their relaxed and “pura vida” (pure life) lifestyle, it’s easy to see why Costa Rica tops the Bucket List of so many. The people of Costa Rica are friendly, open and welcoming in fact, many will tell you that they often open their doors to travelers and new friends and when you make friends with the gracious people that call this heaven on earth home, you’ve made a friend for life.
Times have changed over the last few years and while the best in beaches, fascinating wildlife, jungles that invite you to zipline through the treetops and a location where you can do everything, or nothing at all, so have the places to stay and luxury accommodations abound in this paradise. Imagine waking up in your own beachfront dream home, venturing out and exploring the volcanoes with the family and then in the afternoon, enjoying the beach and all it has to offer, feasting on some of the best in cuisines found anywhere. Or even better, what about staying in a Treehouse with all of the amenities of a 5-star resort? Luxury Retreats is known worldwide for its unique properties that will take your breath away and make you feel like royalty. Just take a look at the home away from homes that await you and your family:
Casa Oceano is a magnificent villa that sleeps up to 12 that boasts an open-air design and multiple terraces let the ocean breeze trickle through the home, while the infinity pool that juts out right onto the beach might be one of the best places in the country to enjoy the sunset. Staying here means waking up in the morning to stroll on your own private stretch of beach, go for a swim in the Pacific making sure that you’re settled into the laid-back lifestyle that Costa Rica is known for.
Looking for something totally unique then El Cielo Bonito is what you seek. Here you will find a place to call home that is the perfect blending of the natural surroundings and provides you with a simple, chic and secluded retreat set amid lush vegetation overlooking the nearby coastline and the Pacific Ocean beyond. And while being away from the distractions from the outside world can be nice at times, for those times you want to check back in, you’ll find a luxury rental that is stocked with modern conveniences including plasma screen, satellite TV, DVD and CDs and iPod docks and a gourmet kitchen is ideal for hosting a dinner party and laundry services are on hand to keep you clean and dry. With four bedrooms there’s room for the entire family and while it is located in the heart of the nature of Costa Rica, It’s only 15 minutes to the local town and when the need to feel the sand between your toes gets too much, the beach is a mere 10 minute walk away and it’s only 75 minutes to drive to or from Liberia International Airport.
At Villa Tranquila all the cares of the world will quickly fade away once you step inside this marvel just waiting for you to call it home. Part of the Los Suenos resort, the villa is just minutes from golf, tennis, fishing, surfing, din, ng and nightlife and has both mountain and ocean views. With four bedrooms spread out between the spacious main house and a smaller casita, it is perfect for multigenerational families or groups of friends. When you stay here, you can relax on the covered patio, which has lounge furniture and a dining table, or on the sunny deck, which has plenty of chaise longues and its own dining area. The infinity pool and hot tub are shared with the neighboring villa, and you’ll have your own grill. For entertainment, Villa Tranquila has satellite TV and Wi-Fi, and for convenience, it has air conditioning, an alarm system and is wheelchair-accessible. As an extra bonus, when you stay here, you have access to the dining and activities at Los Suenos, just a short walk or golf cart ride away. It’s 5 minutes by foot to the gym, spa, casino, tennis court and golf course. A 2-minute drive will bring you to a clinic or restaurant, and there’s a grocery store 10 minutes away by car. The town of Jaco, a 10-minute drive away, has a beach known for its surf breaks as well as lively dining and nightlife.
Whether you’re looking to cross the next bucket list adventure off the list, seeking a place of solitude and beauty to relax and rejuvenate or in search of a place that the entire family will fall in love of where you can do anything, everything or nothing at all, Costa Rica is everything you could dream of and so much more.
With a plethora of luxurious Costa Rica rental properties to choose from, all surrounded by the beauty, nature and welcoming people that call this tropical paradise home, it’s time you to experience all the wonders of Costa Rica.