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Cariari Real Estate for Sale | Live in CariariYou’ve landed here because you want to live in Cariari. That’s because And you found the best company to represent you. Cariari has a very nice range of properties for sale and offers a great lifestyle for those looking to live in Costa Rica.

There are many reasons to live in Cariari. Our agent in Cariari Costa Rica, Shell Johanson, is the golf course in Costa Rica specialist.

Shell is the GoDutch agent who sells Heredia and Cariari properties and its subdivisions of Los Arcos, Doña Rosa subdivisions, and also Doña Claudia. These are all near the golf course in the Cariari country club where Shell offers properties for sale.

Shell has a wide range of Heredia and Cariari homes for sale, as well as luxury homes.

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You love golf, and you are planning to move to Costa Rica. And of course, you and would like to live in one of the safest communities in Costa Rica. Well, just find your destination: Cariari or Ciudad Cariari, as it is officially known.

Ciudad Cariari was born about 40 years ago when some astute businessmen met and bought 100 hectares of some of the most exuberant plantations of coffee around. This location was just seven miles away from the capital San Jose and under the jurisdiction of the nearby city of Belen. At that time, Belen was no more than a small town.

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Golf course

The Cariari Country Club was the first to build a golf course in Costa Rica. The design and construction of the golf course were left to Tom Fazio. Mr. Fazio was, at that time, was a virtual stranger. But, he built what is undoubtedly the best golf course in Central America. Then, around this wonderful golf course, a whole development has grown to include two thousand very exclusive and luxury homes.

Find a great golf property and Live in Cariari, close to everythingThe subdivisions

Cariari was subdivided by a Costa Rican real estate development company into roughly 600 construction lots, most with houses. It is subdivided into different subdivisions:

Cariari is one of the safest communities in Costa Rica. Those who live in Cariari always feel very safe. Therefore, a property is always sought by local real estate buyers, as well as foreigners because of their location and safety.

An olympic pool in the Cariari country club

Cariari real estate

Over the years, a mix of Costa Rican nationals and residents from around the world have built their homes, condominiums and luxury homes.

Bosques de Doña Rosa offers wide and well-maintained avenues with beautiful trees that take you from one end to the other. There are also many small streets and dead-end streets to give total privacy to all the people who live in Cariari. This prevents traffic from going to all parts.

There are park areas everywhere and the streets have sidewalks. This is another very rare problem in most of Costa Rica. Controlled access makes the neighborhood completely safe for those who like to walk or jog. Therefore, traffic noise is not simply there, which is very rare in Costa Rica. Bosques de Doña Rosa and Los Arcos are among the safest communities in Cariari.

Very few neighborhoods in Costa Rica are designed for your quiet and relaxed enjoyment of the neighbors. Therefore Bosques de Doña Rosa offers more luxury homes and Los Arcos is more middle class. Also, some of the properties are actually on the golf course.

Are you looking to buy Cariari property and looking for a family lifestyle? Or do you love living on a golf course? Cariari offers a selection of houses with large gardens, mansions, single story homes or single family homes. Then you should definitely call me, Shell Johanson, so I can show you around. Cariari real estate in Costa Rica offers better value for your money than some of the other places to retire in Costa Rica.

Live in Bosques de Doña Rosa in Cariari, Heredia


The nearby city of Belén has now become an enviable city of 20,000 inhabitants. Belén has been elected the best municipality in Costa Rica for three consecutive years. The Intel company, with its 3,000 employees, has made its home there. The area can now boast of having several hotels, including a Hilton, and several established B & Bs, as well as the largest Convention Center in the country.

Cariari is located in the middle of the Central Valley, so the main tourist attractions such as Poas and Irazu volcanoes, some of the largest national parks, bungee jumping, zip lines and others are just a short drive away.

The Real Cariari Shopping Mall opened its doors in 1995 with three floors of shops and restaurants of all kinds. Your children will be welcome at the “American International School”, located in the community. This international school was founded in 1970. Teaching is in English, and you can find more info on AIS’s website.

For those who like to have their grandchildren visit, only 15 minutes away is the largest amusement park in the country, El Parque de Diversiones. The popular Ojo de Agua public pool is also very close.

Real estate in Cariari is among the best located real estate in Costa Rica and you should have a hard look at Shell’s property listings.

Live in Cariari and shop at the Cariari mall

The Airport

Cariari is located just off the highway that connects San Jose with the international airport Juan Santamaria – SJO. It is also close to Alajuela (the second largest city in Costa Rica) and Heredia (third largest city).

The climate

Being in the Central Valley, the area has an ideal spring weather like all year round. These are also perfect temperatures for a round of golf from January to December. For a Canadian and golfer like me, it’s time to die. I am a member of the Cariari Country Club and if you buy your real estate through me, I can assist you to become a member.

Find a place with a swimming pool to live in Cariari, Heredia

If you are looking to retire or live in Cariari, you will find

  • the best climate in the world,
  • a location that is close to an international airport,
  • the best golf course in Central America,
  • also a pleasant, quiet and one of the safest communities in Costa Rica,
  • offering the best amenities you can imagine,

Cariari Real Estate for Sale | Live in CariariCall me or send me an email right now, I will gladly show you the real estate in Cariari and also the amenities that the area has to offer.

Shell Johanson
GoDutch Realty agent
Cariari real estate

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