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Cariari has a very nice range of properties for sale and offers a great lifestyle for those looking to live in Costa Rica.

Our agent in Cariari Costa Rica, Shell Johanson, is the golf course in Costa Rica specialist.

Shell is the GoDutch agent who sells Costa Rica real estate in the Cariari area and its subdivisions of Los Arcos, Bosques de Doña Rosa and Doña Claudia, all close to the Cariari golf course and Cariari country club where Shell offers property for sale. Shell has a wide range of Cariari homes for sale as well as Cariari luxury homes.

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You love golf, you’re planning to move to Costa Rica and you would like to live in one of the most secure communities in Costa Rica. Well, you just found your destination: Cariari or Ciudad Cariari Costa Rica (Cariari City), as it is officially known, was born some 40 years ago when some astute businessmen got together and bought 100 hectares (247 acres) of some of the most lush coffee plantations around, just seven miles outside of the capital San Jose and under the jurisdiction of the nearby town of Belen (Bethlehem) that was then no more than a tiny dirt-road town.

Cariari Country Club Costa Rica

The Cariari Country Club was the first to build a golf course in Costa Rica. The golf course design and construction was left to Tom Fazio who, at the time, was a virtual unknown. Around this wonderful golf course in Costa Rica, which is still arguably the best golf course in Central America, a whole development grew to include two thousand very exclusive and luxury homes. There are several golf courses in Costa Rica  but this 18-hole Championship golf course in the Cariari Country Club is the best golf course in Costa Rica.

golf in Cariari Costa RicaCariari was subdivided by a Costarican development company into more or less 600 building lots, most with homes. Ciudad Cariari Costa Rica is subdivided in different subdivisions: Bosques de doña Rosa being the largest one, followed by doña Claudia and Residencial Los Arcos. Cariari Costa Rica is one of the most secure communities in Costa Rica. These subdivisions are very secure and sought after by the local buyers of real estate as well as the foreigners because of their location and security.

Olympic swimming pool in CariariOver the years, a mix of Costarican nationals and residents from all over the world like, North Americans, Europeans, Latins and Asians have build their homes, condos and luxury homes in Cariari.

Bosques de Doña Rosa offers wide and well maintained boulevards with beautiful trees take you from one end to the other, with many small streets and cul de sac type streets everywhere, to give total privacy to all neighbors and stop traffic from having to go everywhere.

Los Arcos in CariariThere are park areas everywhere and the streets have sidewalks, another very uncommon issue in most of Costa Rica. Controlled access makes the neighborhood totally safe for those who like to walk or jog. Therefore, traffic noise is just not there, which is very uncommon in Costa Rica. Bosques de Doña Rosa and Los Arcos are amongst the most secure communities in Cariari.

Very few neighborhoods in Costa Rica are designed for their quiet and leisurely enjoyment of the neighbors as well as Cariari is. Bosques de Doña Rosa offers more luxury homes and Los Arcos is more middle class but as nice as any other neighborhood in Costa Rica and some of the properties are actually on the golf course.

If you are looking to purchase Cariari real estate and you are looking for a family lifestyle or love Costa Rica golf courses, you have a choice of homes with large gardens, mansions or single family homes, you should definitely call me, your Cariari real estate agent, Shell Johanson, so he can show you around. Costa Rica real estate in Cariari offers better value for your money than some of the other locations to retire in Costa Rica.

properties in CariariThe nearby town of Belen has now grown to an enviable city of 20,000 inhabitants. Belen has been voted the best municipality in Costa Rica for three years running. The company Intel, with its 3,000 employees, has made its home there. Cariari can now boast of having several hotels, including a Hilton, and several established B&B’s, as well as the largest Convention Centre in the country.

Some 15 years ago, the Real (Royal) Cariari Mall opened its doors with three floors of shopping and eateries of all sorts. Your children will be welcomed at the ‘American International School’, founded some 40 years ago, to provide US equivalent education from pre-school to grade 12.  The teaching is in English and the institute is fully US accredited.

shopping in CariariFor those who like to have their grand children visit, just around the corner of Cariari is a large water park, Waterland and only 15 minutes away is the largest amusement park of the country, Parque National de Diversiones. Also the well known public swimming pool Ojo de Agua is nearby.

Real estate in Cariari is amongs the best located real estate in Costa Rica and you should have a hard look at Shell’s real estate listings. For those who like to have family and friends visit, Cariari is in the middle of the Central Valley, therefore the main tourist attractions like the Poas and Irazu volcanoes, some of the largest national parks, bungee jumping, zip-lines and other are only a short drive away.

home in CariariCariari is located just off the highway that joins San Jose to the airport. It is also close to Alajuela (the second largest city in Costa Rica) and Heredia (third largest city).
Being in the Central Valley, Cariari has an ideal spring-like weather all year round, perfect temperatures for a round of golf from January to December.  For a Canadian and golfer like me, it is weather to die for. I am member of the Cariari Country Club and if you buy your real estate in Cariari through me, I can help you become a member.

If you are looking to retire to a country that offers the best weather in the world, a location that is close to an international airport, the best golf course in Central America, a nice, quiet and one of the most secure communities in Costa Rica that offers the best amenities you imagine, you have found your final destination to buy a house in Cariari Costa Rica. Give me a call or send me an email right now, with pleasure I will show you real estate in Cariari and all the amenities that Cariari has to offer.

Cariari real estate agent

Shell Johanson
Broker GoDutch Realty
Cariari – Belen area

If you have any questions about Cariari, its surrounding areas, playing golf in Costa Rica, become a member of the Cariari Country Club or any other information related to buying a home in Cariari, feel free to contact Shell.

Telephone (506) 8870-8877 or 2293-8250
From the US: 1-(305) 395-3251