Atenas, a wonderful and picturesque rural town strategically located between the Pacific Coast and the cities. A perfect option if you are looking to set aside from the urban noise and rumble.
This town and it´s natural surroundings evoke the colonial Costa Rican times, you will see oxcarts, horse riders, folkloric town fairs, ancient buildings such as the Cathedral and the town court. All of this surrounded by pure nature, superb weather, in a low density community of 30,000 people.
With the new 2010 San Jose-Caldera highway, Atenas has perfect access to every hot spot of Costa Rica, large cities (San Jose, Escazu) as well as tropical beaches (Jaco, Hermosa) are now less than 30 min away!
The BIG reasons for considering Atenas:
- Best Weather In The World: A perfect weather area in the world as the National Geographic Society states, Atenas is surely the ideal place to live, the temperature average surrounds 80° Day & 60° Night.
- Its Nature: As an effect for its perfect weather exotic Flora and Fauna surrounds Atenas, green landscapes everywhere, immaculate rivers, waterfalls, soothing fresh air breezes, Atenas has equestrian centers, butterfly farms, animal husbandry academies, greenhouses ... a paradise on earth!
- A really BIG Investing potential: Atenas is becoming day by day more popular for investors, the new coastal highway places Atenas as an ideal location to live or start a business: just 25 minutes away from the Pacific beaches and 25 minutes away from Escazu and San Jose city... therefore, wise investors are setting their targets to this area before its too late.
- Welcoming Culture: The authentically friendly and open people of Atenas will make you feel at home. The cheerful town of Atenas with it's spanish-colonial spirit is known for welcoming foreigners...
- Its Facilities: Supermarkets, Hospitals and clinics, International-Bilingual Schools, ATM's, Banks, hardware stores, among many others.
- Flawless Privacy + Security: Atenas is a very peaceful slow-paced town, with a very healthy environment. This town is the prime choice for Expats from all over the world (Americans, Canadians and Europeans just to name a few) who are looking for the best of 2 worlds: rural country living, close to city amenities... and now closer to the beach too!!!
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The following is a fine selection of Real Estate listings in Atenas. Find amazing homes for sale, residential lots as well as larger pieces of land available, investment opportunities and more in the beautiful countryside of Atenas. Feel free to contact us at Properties in Costa Rica to find the perfect property you are looking for in Costa Rica:
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Featured Atenas Property of the Month
ID CODE: #3832
- Land size: 7,005 m2 (1.73 Acres) / Construction size: 280 m2 (3,012 sq.ft.)
- 3 Beds / 3 Baths / Studio Apartment
- Sales Price:
US$630,000 Reduced to US$499,000
Located in the picturesque town of Atenas in Alajuela - this home features excellent views of the surrounding mountainsides. The main 3,000+ square foot home has 3 bedrooms, and 3 baths, plus the 480 square-foot studio. The home has an open floor plan that is flooded with natural light, an ample living room area, and a modern kitchen. More Information...
ID CODE: #3897
- Land: 2,184 m2 (23,499 sq.ft.)
- Construction: 85 m2 (914 sq.ft.)
- 2 Beds / 2 Baths
- Sales Price: US$160,000
Set on a unique position and enjoying complete privacy. Take advantage of the natural surrounding this property has to offer. Stunning Views to the forest and River behind the property. Modem architecture and nature meet half way. More Information...
ID CODE: #3844
- Land size: 2,048 mts / 0.5 Acres
- Sales Price: US$215,000
Imagine Growing your own organic produce... Imagine Feeding your soul and your body... Imagine your own private land and home... Join this community by buying this lot and make your imagination a dream come true. More Information...
ID CODE: #3700
- Land: 2,000 m2 (0.5 acres)
- Sales Price:
US$146,250 US$99,000 | US$25,000 Down Payment. Owner Financing on balance!
Nestled in an award-winning development, it has everything you need to have a unique lifestyle. Perfect location and elevation allows you to enjoy the worlds best weather. More Information...
ID CODE: #3425
- Land: 2,406 m2 (25,888 sq.ft.)
- Sales Price:
US$98,000 Reduced to US$66,000
The Peaceful surroundings that the countryside has, offers a generous piece of land that gets all the wonders that this part of Costa Rica has to give: Atenas, the best climate in the world, quick access to services and a strategic position to reach important infrastructure (The international airport, the Caldera port and highway 27). More Information...
ID CODE: #3855
- Sizes: Studio One | Bedroom 1 Bath | 2 Bedroom 1 Bath | 2 Bedroom 2 Baths (with up to 4 beds)
- Prices: Upon Request
These tailor-made designer homes are taking the tiny house concept one step further into the extraordinary! Living the Costa Rican Pura Vida lifestyle in the coolest and most adventurous way! Start enjoying life, nature and your land faster than you ever dreamed of! 3D Tours
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ID CODE: #1948
- Lot sizes from 756 m2 to 6,000 M2 (1.5 Acre Aprox)
- Price: From $37,800 to around $235,000
Vistamar, an impressive ecological residential development with full views of the Pacific Ocean. Located in the area of Orotina, between San Jose and the Central Pacific. These ready to built lotts offers the most stunning mountain views of Costa Rica. You will be amazed with its wonderful display of nature with hundreds of green color variations. More Information...
ID CODE: #1781
- Size: 108,238 M2 (26.74 Acres / Around 11 hectares)
- Price: US$3,000,000
Vast 11 hectares for sale at world's best weather where luxury estates are being developed as well as land development projects. The property has 3 hectares of coffee plantations, 1 hectare of Papaya trees, river, water and electricity service. This is the best option for land development in one of the best areas to live in Latin America. More Information...
ID CODE: #3697
- Land: From 1,600 m2 (13,000 sq.ft.) to 1,800 m2 (19,300 sq.ft.)
- Sales Price: From US$78,000 to US$95,000
An incredible opportunity that gives you the option of accessing an exclusive gated community in Atenas, with the best views of the place and with financing, design, and construction options by the development owner, starting at $ 65 per square meter. You should not miss this opportunity. More Information...
ID CODE: #3902
- Land: 2.47 acre (1 hectare)
- Construction: 800 m2 (8,611 sq.ft.)
- 4 Beds / 3.5 Baths / Tennis Court / Pool
- Sales Price: US$2,000,000
Beautiful Atenas Mountain Estate includes 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths along with an outdoor shower, private tennis court, pool and Jacuzzi. Dozens of fruit bearing trees including banana, mango, avocado and citrus. This beautiful retreat estate is located in the mountains of Atenas. More Information...