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Live in Atenas: The best climate in the world

Live in Atenas, Costa RicaYou’ve landed here because you want to live in Atenas and are looking for Atenas real estate for sale. And you found the best company to represent you. We are the experts since 2005.

If you live in Atenas you will enjoy the best climate in the world, that is a fact. But how do you find the best place to live in Atenas, the best climate in the world?

Isabelle Jones was the first GoDutch Realty agent to live in Atenas, with her husband Howard and son Taylor. Isabelle was replaced when she retired from selling properties in Atenas in 2015 by Marian Veltman. Since then, Marian, who had already been living in Atenas for several years has been representing our colors in Atenas.

Just like Isabelle and her family, Marian and her husband Aad also love to live in Atenas. There is nothing easier than becoming an expert on the town that you love so much.

One of the greatest benefits of living in Atenas is that you can enjoy a glass of wine while sitting at your swimming pool or on the patio. When you live in Atenas, you will be able to look at the fabulous views of the surrounding mountains in the company of family or friends.

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Ranch style homes

Another great benefit for those who live in Atenas is the ranch-style homes. About 70% of the homes are designed single-story for easy use and cleaning.

The covered terraces and decks are perfect for entertaining. Therefore, it’s easy to enjoy the ideal climate and eternal spring when you are retired. Oh, and you’ll love not having to put snow tires on your truck to drive these beautiful hills.

Many also have a guest house, so you can keep your privacy, from visiting guests and family.


Atenas is located 20 minutes west from the International Airport Juan Santamaría. It’s very accessible by highway 27 that can take you to San José or the Central Pacific beaches.

A short drive

Highway 27 will allow you to get to the CIMA or Clinica Bíblica private hospital in 30 minutes, depending on the time of the day. Multiplaza Escazu, Alajuela City Mall, movie theaters, bowling, and other amenities are very accessible for those who live in Atenas.

  • 20 km (12 miles) from the International Airport,
  • 35 km (21 miles) from San Jose
  • and 50 km. (30 miles) from the gorgeous Central Pacific beaches.


If you are a beach lover, you do not have to buy an expensive beach house. You can live in Atenas and just go to the beach every day as the drive is only 45 minutes to an hour.

Gated communities

There are several gated communities, built by foreign investors who saw the need for planning ahead. You can live in Atenas in a secure place and spend your days traveling without any problems.

Feeling welcome

The locals are so warm and friendly making you feel welcome in your “adopted” country. Although many speak English, you should make the effort of learning Spanish, just as being a respectful guest of the country.

Leisure and entertainment

If you enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, bird-watching, golf or yoga, Atenas is the place for you. The life of expats in Atenas is the best in the country, you’ll never be bored again in your life.

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Those who love to play a round of golf will love to live in Atenas. You’ll have easy access to

The beaches and San José

The center of town has its white immaculate church and its picturesque park lined with palm trees. It is the perfect place for anyone who loves nature, an ideal climate and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. We’re the experts

Do you want to live in Atenas and rent or buy Atenas real estate? Then contact us now, we’re the experts.

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