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Settling Down in the Land of Natural Wonders, Costa Rica

Tired of the fast and expensive life of the U.S. and looking for a quite place to settle down? You need not look further. Costa Rica, surrounded by sea on either side and bordered in the North by Nicaragua and the South by Panama, is an ideal destination in Central America.

Costa Rica has a lot to offer. Costa Rica is one of the few places that boast of having a rich biodiversity ranging from the diverse flora and fauna, to rain forests, to the volcanoes, the mountains and to the beaches.

It is one of the best places to settle when you retire. The country attracts a lot of tourists from around the world, especially from the U.S. and you would find a lot of tourist who have ended up settling there. Temperate weather makes it highly inhabitable. The people are very nice and cordial and within no time you can find yourself a bunch of very good friend and families. The people are very caring and open new residents with open arms. Spanish is the main language but English is also used abundantly as it is used by most offices and is becoming a regular at homes.

For people interested in photography and wildlife, the country offers a rich bio-diverse heaven as it is rich with flora and fauna and tropical forests. There are lots of beaches for people who want to relax and various trekking and adventure sport options for the strong hearted. The country offers some of the most sought after beach vacations.

The country also has one of the best social care levels. They not only provide some of the best doctors with the best quality of service but also highly affordable as compared to most of the cities in the U.S. The cost of living is not very high and one can afford a good lifestyle for very less money. It has an excellent public transport system and provides various activities to keep you motivated. Costa Rica offers a stable government and virtually no army with very low levels of crime.

San Jose is the capital city and the hub of its economic and culture scenario. The city offers great offers for a retiree with good quality service, good shopping malls, quality restaurants, well connected public transport and above all round the year temperate spring like climate which neither gets very hot nor very cold. The city has managed to preserve its history and can be found in various museums in the city, the theatres and a few monuments which have managed to stand the changes of time. Surrounded by mountains and a primarily agriculture rich region, the city offers the perfect place for most people who plan to settle down.

It's a place where you can enjoy the true essence of day to day living and an affordable and healthy lifestyle, still not be left with the feeling of staying away from your motherland and the basic necessities of daily livelihood. Meet like minded people all for a costs of less than ten thousand dollars a year. It is truly one of the best retirement areas in the world.

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