Santiago Puriscal, Costa
Los Cafetales Residential Community in Puriscal
Costa Rica's newest international community
in a quiet area in the district of Barbacoas, Puriscal,
Altos Los Cafetales is a community that stands out
from all others.
We have taken this beautiful 76.35 acre piece of land
and divided it into lots between 1/2 and 1 1/2 acres
while reserving extensive common green areas for the
enjoyment of all. The result is a series of spacious
parcels allowing for multiple uses and guaranteed
privacy. The very gentle terrain maximizes its use
creating an open palette for any plans you may have
including guest homes, swimming pools, ranchos, playgrounds,
studios and more. Mature trees throughout the development
provide shade and refuge for an assorted array of
birds and other unique wildlife.
sweeping views to the Central Valley are as dramatic
by day as by night and this open exposure, coupled
with the fresh altitude creates an ideal ambiance
year round. Local produce vendors, typical restaurants
and well stocked mini-markets are mere minutes away
in the adorable town of Barbacoas, and Santiago is
just 12 minutes away. The thrills of the city and
calm of Pacific beaches are also readily accessible.
All combined, Altos Los Cafetales is the ideal place,
ready to satisfy all of your needs.
to making a truly enjoyable community for all
Already, Altos Los Cafetales offers tranquility within
beautiful common green belts. The long term vision
includes even more recreational amenities. While we are busily making headway,
we are keeping our lot prices below market prices. What an opportunity!
Generations Old Coffee Producing Farm
other Central American countries, Costa Rica's economic
and industrial progress was opened up by the production
and exportation of coffee in the late 18th Century.
Since that time, coffee plantations have remained
an important aspect of the cultural heritage of Costa
Ricans. The bounty it has yielded throughout generations
has brought families and neighbors together in what
was traditionally a community effort and ritual up
to the very roasting and enjoyment of these delicious
too can enjoy and preserve the local heritage of this
agricultural tradition by maintaining your own part
of the generations old plantation at Altos Los Cafetales.
When grown in shade, coffee helps to preserve the
native flora and fauna and in Costa Rica, in particular,
coffee is an ecologically friendly crop as it requires
no irrigation, as demanded in other drought prone
parts of the world, and can be sustained organically.
excellent feature at Altos Los Cafetales provides
a great potential for a relaxing hobby or small business
with your personal signature. We also offer the option
of managing your coffee while still leaving you with
a percentage of it's profits which can be applied
towards your care taker's salary or if you prefer
a fun excursion to the beach.
"Ah! How sweet
coffee tastes! Lovelier than a thousand kisses, sweeter
far than muscatel wine!" - "Coffee Cantata",
on Costa Rica
Rica is a highly sought after destination not only
for the hundreds of thousands of tourists who visit
annually, but for a multitude of people from around
the world who have chosen Costa Rica as their new
home, for part or even year round.
Many factors contribute to Costa Rica attracting
so much attention. At the top of the list is Costa
Rica's prosperous economy and long standing stable
democratic government which has no military and
promotes a peaceful neutrality which has long stood
as a model for Central America. In addition, foreigners
are genuinely welcomed by the warm, friendly Costa
Rican locals, commonly referred to as "Ticos."
Costa Rica's tropical climate and mountainous terrain
combined with its ocean shores create microclimates
for all preferences. In particular, the higher elevations
in and surrounding the Central Valley boast spring
like temperatures year round. The beauty of nature
with sweeping views in all directions make Costa
Rica an unforgettable destination, and those lucky
enough to live here enjoy a serene lifestyle that
is increasingly harder to come by in other parts
of this fast paced world.
your life in Costa Rica, with a beautiful home surrounded
by lush tropical gardens and breathtaking views
with countless adventures just outside your door.
Whether it be an exotic getaway to the thermal waters
of a majestic volcano, a weekend at a gorgeous pristine
beach, or just a fun day in the city taking in theater,
fabulous shopping and world-class restaurants, there
is simply no whim that can't be satisfied living
in Costa Rica.
hidden gem in the western mountains of Costa Rica
beautiful county of Puriscal is located within the
province of San José, just one hour South West
from the capital city San José. There are eight districts
within this county with altitudes ranging from 430
to 1,160 meters above sea level. Interspersed throughout
picturesque mountains, these districts host many charming
communities each with their own church, football field,
typical restaurants and pulperias (convenience stores).
In all, these communities comprise a total population
of roughly 30,000 inhabitants including hundreds of
expatriates from around the world.
The main business center, Santiago, sits at an altitude
of 1,105 m above sea level and while is retains its
small town appeal, it offers all services including
three grocery stores, several hardware stores, major
banks, quality doctors and dentists, pharmacies, skilled
beauticians, charming boutiques, excellent restaurants
and even a little taste of nightlife.
The recent opening of a full service emergency hospital
in Puriscal is a major asset to the community. You
will rest easy knowing that this modern facility is
just minutes away. Other state and world renowned
private hospitals are also accessible in about 40
minutes. As well, more specialized shopping and entertainment
found in Escazú and Santa Ana are quickly accessible
making day excursions to more bustling areas fun and
of the bustling center, the outlying areas offer a
nostalgic charm and the heart of the rural culture
of Costa Rica. Driving down any given road, you are
sure to pass cowboys on horses, happy cows grazing
in green pastures and busy chickens scratching about
in tidy gardens.
Many rural traditions are preserved
such as the use of oxen and their colorful carts,
small sugar mills or "trapiches", coffee
plantations and the cultivation of a wide variety
of fruits and vegetables.
Puriscaleños work hard at producing and put just as
much energy in to celebrating. Jovial festivities
are hosted annually in each and every community. Dancing,
games, great food and a colorful display of fireworks
bring everyone to the streets. The biggest festivities
in Puriscal also feature an impressive rodeo, and
traditional horse ride (cabalgata) that attracts riders
from around the country.
You to Make It All Possible
Altos Los Cafetales there is no need to put off starting
your plans for a new beginning. For qualified buyers,
we offer easy financing with terms that are straight
forward and affordable. What are you waiting for?
Contact us today to learn more about this attractive
option that will open a smooth passage on the road
to discovering yourself in the beautiful, tropics
of Costa Rica.
Even if you do not require financing, but are wanting
to test the waters before diving into the wonderful
life Costa Rica has to offer, our rent to own options
allow you to decide for yourself. Once you see that
living in the sanctuary at Altos Los Cafetales is
everything you ever hoped for, we will gladly apply
a percentage of your rental investment toward the
purchase of any of our lovely homes or lots.
Our knowledgeable staff will assist you step by step
through the whole purchase process.
A New Beginning In The Tropics of Costa Rica With
Altos Los Cafetales International Community
benefits of life in Costa Rica are many. Overall,
the health of people who relocate to Costa Rica from
colder regions improves dramatically. With a lower
cost of living, it is easier to keep fit by taking
in more of your favorite pastimes like golf and world
class spa treatments. You can rest assured that should
you need medical care, you will receive top quality
care by highly skilled doctors, at very affordable
prices. It is all possible, and when you see it, you
will know that Altos Los Cafetales is the perfect
choice for your new beginning.