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Puntarenas Real Estate | The Puntarenas province is the largest in the country and its capital city of the same name is also the largest city found there. This city is home to over 100,000 residences and its proximity to the ocean makes it a popular destination. Consequently, it is popular both with tourists and nationals alike, especially on the weekends and holidays. It comprises the Central Pacific Coast, recognized internationally as the number one tourist destination in Costa Rica.

Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 77°F to 97°F and is rarely below 74°F or above 99°F. The best time of year to visit Puntarenas for hot-weather activities is from early December to late February.

The City of Puntarenas 

While many people travel through Puntarenas on their way to another place, there is plenty to explore in the city as well. Check out the cafes that are lined up along the beach along Paseo de los Turistas walkway. You’ll run into many vendors with shops and stands, with authentic Costa Rica food. Additionally, look for quality artisan products typical of the country’s craftsmen.  

With the Puntarenas ferry terminal, you can travel easily to the Nicoya Peninsula. You can take a car or ride as a passenger. The ferries will connect you to popular white sand beaches, surfing and protected areas of forests and beaches.

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Nearby Parks and Beaches

Some of the most popular surrounding areas include Playa Naranjo, Mal País, Santa Teresa, Montezuma, Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, Carara National Park and the famous surf spot of Boca Barranca.

Further south, you’ll find the beaches of Herradura, Jaco, Hermosa, Esterillos, Dominical and Uvita. They are all diverse and you will surely have your own favorite. We suggest visiting them all if you able to and interested in Puntarentas real estate.  

Things to do 

You have a lot of options of activities within the province of Puntarenas, centered around nature, wildlife, surfing and a variety of tours. 

The beautiful and peaceful Tortuga Island lies off the Southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. The tip of the peninsula is home to fabulous laid back villages, outstanding pristine beaches and gorgeous reserves and wildlife refuges. Tortuga Island tours are the number one attraction of the most popular tours. Particularly, these tours include swimming and snorkelling, which have received excellent reviews. 

If you are a wildlife lover, we recommend visiting the Natuwa Wildlife Sanctuary. It  provides refuge and protection to the wild animals victimized by hunting and the loss of their environments. 

Apart from these, you can take a private tour of Puntarenas on a Catamaran which includes lunch. 

Puntarenas Real Estate 

If you are considering moving to the province of Puntarenas, the city of Dominical is a good choice. It has the amenities you are looking for and a laid back, quiet vibe which keeps it humble. The beach has a powerful break when there is swell and it’s a popular spot for national surf contests. 

Besides the incredible surfing spots, the beach town is also known for its excellent fishing. As a result, you can look forward to divinely fresh seafood choices at local restaurants. The landscape also includes mountains extending up from the coast. Find one of the best waterfalls in the region, Nauyaca Waterfall. You don’t want to miss it. 

Contact a RE/MAX Real Estate agent to take a virtual tour of any of our listed properties in Dominical. Moreover, we will show many other exceptional Puntarenas real estate properties in this captivating province according to your interests. 


La provincia de Puntarenas es la más grande del país, su cantón central tiene el mismo nombre y cuenta con la extensión de territorio más grande de la región. La ciudad es el hogar de más de 100,000 residentes y su cercanía al océano la convierte en un destino muy popular. Por esta razón es muy popular tanto para los turistas nacionales como para los extranjeros, especialmente los fines de semana y feriados. Forma parte de la costa del Pacifico Central, reconocida internacionalmente como el destino número uno en Costa Rica.
Durante el año, las temperaturas típicamente varían de 77°F to 97°F y raramente abajan de74°F o suben a 99°F. La mejor época del año para disfrutar del clima cálido de Puntarenas es desde principios de diciembre hasta finales de febrero.

La Ciudad de Puntarenas


Mientras muchas personas atraviesan Puntarenas en sus caminos hacia otros destinos, existe bastante para explorar en este lugar también. Echa un vistazo a las cafeterías que se encuentran alineadas a lo largo del paseo de los turistas. Además de que puedas buscar entre los puestos de ventas con comida autentica costarricense. Adicionalmente fíjate en la calidad de las artesanías y productos típicos de los artesanos del país.


Parques Nacionales Cercanos y Playas


Algunos de los lugares más populares que se encuentran en sus alrededores, son por ejemplo Playa Naranjo, Mal País, Santa Teresa, Montezuma, la Reserva Natural de Cabo blanco, el Parque Nacional Carara y el famoso punto de surf de Boca Barranca. Más hacia el sur, podrás encontrar Playa herradura, Jaco, Hermosa, Esterillos, Dominical y Uvita. Todos estos lugares son muy diversos, seguramente encontrarás tu favorito. Así que te recomendamos visitarlos todos, siempre y cuando estés disponible para hacerlo.


Cosas Por Hacer

En la Provincia de Puntarenas usted podrá escoger, entre muchas actividades para hacer como rodearse por la naturaleza, vida salvaje, surf y realizar una gran variedad de tours.
La hermosa y pacifica Isla Tortuga, descansa en el extremo sur de la Península de Nicoya. La punta de la península es el hogar de fabulosos pueblos tranquilos, playas vírgenes y magnificas reservas y refugios de vida silvestre. Los tours hacia la isla tortuga son la atracción número uno entre los tours más populares. Particularmente, estos tours incluyen natación y snorkel, los cuales han recibido excelentes calificaciones.


Bienes Raíces en Puntarenas


Si usted está considerando mudarse a la Provincia de Puntarenas, el cantón de Dominical es una Buena elección. Tiene todas las comodidades que usted está buscando, y un pacífico ambiente que lo mantiene nativo. Cuando tiene oleaje, encontrarás en la playa un descanso poderoso. También es un lugar muy popular para los torneos Nacionales de Surf.
Además de los puntos increíbles de surf, este pueblo costero es también conocido por un lugar de excelente pesca. Como resultado, usted puede buscar por opciones de deliciosos mariscos frescos, en los restaurantes locales.

El paisaje de este lugar incluye montañas, que se extienden desde la costa. También podrás encontrar la mejor catarata de la región llamada Nauyaca. Usted no se la querrá perder.


Puedes contactar a un agente inmobiliario de RE/MAX, para realizar un recorrido virtual por cualquiera de nuestras propiedades en Dominical. Además, te mostraremos muchas más opciones excepcionales, de la preciada Provincia de Puntarenas de acuerdo con tus intereses.

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BEACH LOT READY TO BUILD, MATAPALO, FOR SALE...

$ 299,000
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PERFECT OPPORTUNITY FOR AN ECOLOGICAL PROJEC...

$ 6,000,000
PERFECT OPPORTUNITY FOR AN ECOLOGICAL PROJECT; FARM, THE SILENCE, QUEPOS FOR SALE!!!, Save ...
PERFECT OPPORTUNITY FOR AN ECOLOGICAL PROJECT; FARM, THE SILENCE, QUEPOS FOR SALE!!!, Savegre de Quepos, Puntarenas ...
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WONDERFUL HOUSE HIDDEN INSIDE A NATURAL PARA...

$ 295,000
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Gran propiedad con 3 casas incluidas !!!! ¡¡...

$ 295,000
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BeachFront Casa Blanca

$ 429,000
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Commercial opportunity

$ 60,000
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Commercial Center Ureña Downtown Jaco Beach ...

$ 1,485,000
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Ciudad del Mar Jaco Beach Gated Community

$ 212,800
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Esterillos Gated community 3 lots side by si...

$ 75,000
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Punta Leona, Villa Leona 6 bedroom villa wit...

$ 749,800
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64 670.00 m2
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Esterillos Centro, Excellent lot ready to bu...

$ 48,000
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NEW Condos near Los Suenos Marina Herradura

$ 287,000
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Jaco House & Lot Near the Beach

$ 345,000
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Big 4 bdrm Beach Home Punta Leona

$ 565,000
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$ 575,000
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Lot Downtown Jaco

$ 140,000
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High end luxury 4 bedroom house in the middl...

$ 580,000
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Lots for Sale ǀ Commercial or Residential

$ 44,720
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Jaco Princess spacious 1-bedroom condo

$ 139,000
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Croc’s Casino Resort Two Bedroom Condo...

$ 420,000
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Huge Esterillos Este lot next to beach!

$ 705,000
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Hill Top Full Ocean view 3 bedroom condo

$ 325,000
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Panoramic Ocean View “Finca” ready to develo...

$ 480,000
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REDUCED! Herradura large development land co...

$ 435,000
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Esterillos Beach and Jungle Hacienda, w. swi...

$ 369,000
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Jaco Beach large House gated community priv...

$ 550,000
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33.5 2 roofed parking spaces 700.00 m2
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Breakwater Point Oceanfront Newly Finished

$ 389,000
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22 132.00 m2
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Downtown Jaco development opportunity

$ 399,000
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