ToucanYou just have to leave the country for 72 hours, upon returning to Costa Rica the permit will be renewed automatically for 90 more days.

Be aware that coastal properties are governed by different, and more complex, regulations than other properties.

WAter in Costa Rica

Yes you can. But bottled sping water is available in all grocery stores, big and small, and is recommended around the coast and in remote regions.

The fact that more than one million tourists visit Costa Rica each year does not happen by chance.

MORE GOOD NEWS! Here's one of the real perks. Real Estate taxes here are painless. Taxes on a $200,000.00 home are about $250.00 per year. A full time gardener costs about $400 per month , a live-in maid is about the same.