have selected a series of web links that are very helpful and informative for
anyone interested in moving, retiring, investing or just visiting Costa Rica.
We recommend to anyone contemplating the idea of making a move
to any foreign country to do a thorough research about that country. With the
technology advances these days, one can find practically anything about their
chosen destination. Satisfy your curiosity, find answers to questions you may
have regarding politics, economy, health care, cost of living, culture, and residency
issues. Costa Rica is a very small country with huge regional differences. Through
the Internet, it is also possible to familiarize yourself with the areas you will
want to visit, and possibly relocate to.
This privately hosted web site
discusses many aspects of Costa Rica including its history, government,society,
culture, and gastronomy. There are also helpful links here relating to tourism,
Spanish schools, health, business and economy.
Hosted by discovery press, this bulletin board
contains a forum for asking questions, reading of others experiences, and ads
This is the official web
site from the Costa Rican tourism board with tourism information including an
events calendar, suggested destinations, activities and accommodations, bus itinerary,
maps, answers to frequently asked questions, as well as helpful links.
This official page of the CIA offers detailed
information on any country in the world. This allows you to examine the history,
politics, economy, international relations, health statistics and more valuable
information on the country of your liking. This is particularly useful in doing
side by side comparisons between different countries, weather you are contemplating
retiring in Costa Rica or Belize, or just want to see how another country compares
to the United States. To navigate, simply click on web site and then choose your
page put out by the U.S. Department of State has information on traveling abroad,
document requirements, tips on living abroad, overseas citizen services as well
as a Consular Information Sheet with specific information pertaining to the travel
requirements and safety issues of Costa Rica and the rest of the world.
This excellent site is from
One World Nations-Online. Links to official sites of Costa Rica, diplomatic missions,
statistics, maps, weather, news, travel info, arts and culture, education, environment
and much more.
The folks at Costa Rica Legal Net, are the host
and providers of this very informative web site regarding legal issues in Costa
Rica. This very comprenhencive guide addresses questions you may have about the
Costa Rican legal system. The site provides a good starting point for any information
that you will need to do business, seek residency and other aspects of life in
Established in 1982, this team of attorneys
are experts in all aspects of getting established in Costa Rica. The friendly
and knowledgeable English speaking staff can help you through any process
including; Residency, Corporate Law, Real Estate transactions,
Banking, Foreign Investment and much more. The service that you experience at
Magnalex is truly special, as the attorneys and staff are extremely ethical and
genuinely care for all of their clients needs and business interests.
This message board hosted
by Yahoo, has interactive communication about all topics of Costa Rica. Residents
in the country as well as visitors and people interested in relocating posts their
messages here. A group moderator monitors the messages and updates the board daily.
Same as the previous group but hosted by MSN.
This layout has a few more features including a variety of categories containing
the following: Ads, announcements, area reports, legal information, professionals,
lodging, recommendations, shopping, recipes, schools, trip reports, a section
to add URL's and much more. You can simply browse or become a member, there is
no fee to join in.
The Tico Times has become the leading source
of information about what's going on in Costa Rica and all Central America. The
weekly newsprint format is edited and published in English and distributed throughout
the world, the online version offers the same features such as ads and archives
from previous issues.
An online news portal with all of kinds of information
and news from Costa Rica and from around the world. The publication contains a
diverse array of advertisements pertaining to many services including: Tourism,
language schools, banking services, imports/exports, real estate and more. Published
Monday through Friday.
The Canatur web
site provides information about many topics including; Fishing, golfing, auto
rentals, tour operators, volunteer work, airlines, vacation rentals, real estate,
lodging and much more. It also offers important information about the many regions
of Costa Rica. In the main page there is a "Features" section providing
links to very helpful and informative sites. This web site is published in Spanish,English
Project Rhythm Seed is growing in
the exciting music scene of today and features downloads and music news
from the best of all genres. The goal of PRS is, “to put musical
instruments in to the hands of children who need them but can’t afford
them,” thus diversifying the talent pool of the future.
The beautiful setting
of Samara Beach in Guanacaste is the hosting headquarters for the Costa Rica School
of Massage Theraphy. The unique English speaking program is designed for students
seeking the skills, knoledge and experience necessary to achieve a sucesseful
career as a Certified Massage Therapist.
Maptak web site uses advanced technology
to display their maps on the Internet. Using Vector Graphics and the help of the
new and exciting satellite global imaging system
GOOGLE EARTH, Maptak offers smooth and scalable images that can be printed
with amazing quality and detail.
Ever thought of being an expert in mapping systems
and finding your way anywhere in the world? Well, now you can, or at least you
can play and pretend you are with the amazing new tool from Google that's raising
eyebrows around the globe. This program is free to download for the basic version
which is very good, if your system has good graphics capabilities. Higher resolution
versions are available if you wish to subscribe.
A complete listing of Costa Rica web sites
including, bars and restaurants, hotels, recreation and sports, air and bus transportation,
car rentals, arts and entertaintment, travel and tourism, news and media, real
estate and much more.
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