When most people think of Costa Rica, the first images that come to mind are sun drenched beaches, tropical rain forests, rugged mountain peaks, and adventure. Because of the untamed, "adventurous" side of Costa Rica, many people mistakenly think the country is more suited for younger visitors.
VISTA ATENAS: ATENAS’ FIRST “GATED” COMMUNITY
Vista Atenas is a beautiful and well established residential community located in Barrio Jesus de Atenas just 5 minutes West of downtown Atenas. Ground was broken on the development about 20 years ago by Andre Messier and Jean Luc Sauve, two French-Canadians who had immigrated to Costa Rica years prior.
Grecia, Costa Rica: Grecia's Red Metal Church
When I visited Costa Rica more than 8 years ago, one of the first towns on my tour was Grecia. I was enchanted by the town and its natural beauty. The rolling hills that lead you into town are planted in sugar cane. To the north and west of downtown the mountain ridges are dotted with coffee plantations.
CHILI COOK-OFF IN ATENAS SUPPORTS LOCAL CHILDREN’S HOME.....
It’s that time of year in Costa Rica where the weather is perfect. The days are sunny and the nights cool and clear. The annual festivals are in full swing. Traditional horse parades or “topes” are making their way to a town near you.
GRECIA, COSTA RICA: HISTORY OF GRECIA
If you ask most people they will tell you that they have a real connection to the place that they call home. However, interestingly enough, in our rushed, modern society we know very little about the history of the town or area in which we live. I have always been a history buff and find the past interesting and often foretelling of the future.
Costa Rica Realtors Chamber
Tours in Costa Rica
Pure Life Development of Atenas is a full service tour company. We feature full vacation packages and day trips for the family. Our tour director Nelson Conejo is very experienced and provides a personal service and attention to detail second to none in Costa Rica. Please write Nelson or give him a call to arrange your next Costa Rican vacation at (506)2446-0447 or
Retirement Living in Atenas
Interview with Pure Life Development co-founder and certified realtor Dennis Easters, about Costa Rica ranked by AARP as "one of the best places to retire abroad".