“We’re going backwards”: Despite the urgent need for sustainable energy, Costa Rica is pulling back on the development of solar panels.

A law known as distributed generation, which was put into effect in Costa Rica in December 2021, intends to encourage the use of renewable energy generated locally, in businesses, or at home. Generally speaking, installing solar panels is the most popular method of producing renewable energy on this scale—at least in the nation. Nevertheless, since the law went into effect, hardly many new contracts...

Marriott intends to develop an Autograph Collection hotel in Costa Rica at the Villa Lapas Garabito, near the Bijagual region

The companies' shared goal of developing a portfolio of Costa Rican hotels with a local flavor has been solidified with the signing of an agreement between Marriott International and Enjoy Group to open two more properties in the Autograph Collection. Joining two other Costa Rican properties managed by Enjoy Group, Villa Lapas are expected to open in the last quarter of 2025. The 86 bedrooms at Villa...

Trends in the Costa Rican Real Estate Market for 2024

It is anticipated that Costa Rica would have a significant space requirement by 2024, for both industrial and logistical purposes.1) Industrial sector: Grecia is the most dynamic region, with 12 of the 56 new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects launched in the nation in 2023 being situated outside the Great Metropolitan Area (GAM).More than 21,300 new employment were created by IED as of October...

Permaculture taught us to cultivate the soil with greater care. Can we apply similar practices to cultivating the sea?

Due to overfishing and increasing global demand for 'blue foods', such as wild fish and marine creatures, ocean farming is expanding quickly. Fish, kelp, prawns, oysters, and other species are currently extensively cultivated. Currently, farmed seafood consumption surpasses that of wild-caught fish globally. Farms are emerging on coastlines and in offshore areas globally. Australians are likely...

After twenty years of research into the dietary habits of individuals who are one hundred years old, I have identified the healthiest breakfast on the planet.

For the last two decades, I've made it my mission to learn everything I can about the diets of those who manage to live to be 100 years old or older. I think I found the healthiest breakfast in the world in a little nook in Nicoya, Costa Rica. At four in the morning, a dozen or so members of the Cooperativa Nicoya gather beneath a red-tiled roof. They heat cauldrons of hot beans over wood fires in...

Properties Protected in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is among the most significant biodiversity hotspots in the globe. One can contribute to theconservation of the remarkable fauna by making an investment in sustainability through the utilizationof these meticulously chosen properties in the preeminent eco-destination on the planet. We extend toyou the opportunity to actively participate in the continuous endeavor to preserve the...

Is It Advisable to Invest in Tourism in Costa Rica Without Conducting a Feasibility Study?

The vast majority of independent hotel owners in Costa Rica would sell or have their hotels for sale;there are very clear reasons for this and on the other hand the characteristics of the typology of theCosta Rican hotel offer, are two topics that we would also like to address, but we deviate from the topiof hotel viability that we deal with in this article. It is estimated that, in general terms, five...

The future belongs to permaculture.

So, you've heard the term "permaculture" thrown around, but either didn't feel comfortable asking what it is, or dismissed it as too abstract a notion to implement in your everyday life. Farming with a focus on sustainability, self-sufficiency, environmental friendliness, and ethics. As its name implies, permaculture is an all-encompassing lifestyle that promotes ecological sustainability by...

Some key considerations when investing in Costa Rican property

It's easy to see why so many people decide to leave their home countries to move to Costa Rica. The country offers a little bit of everything, from miles of stunning coastline to friendly residents. Between the placid Caribbean Sea to the east and the wild Pacific Ocean to the west are mountains, jungles, rivers, and lakes. Expats can easily discover their ideal home in Costa Rica, and the country's...

Reforestation Success in Costa Rica: Thinking About Sustainable Preservation

Costa Rica is frequently cited as the model for environmental protection. The nation has done an amazing job of halting the deforestation that once threatened its unique wildlife. The nation has emerged as a leader in worldwide reforestation efforts thanks to the almost 52% of its landmass that is covered in woods.Nonetheless, Costa Rica is faced with the difficulty of maintaining its success in...

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