Just sightseeing for the day? Dig your toes in the sand under shady almond trees at Limonda, Las Catalinas’ beachside restaurant. Here you’ll enjoy natural lemonades, craft brews, savory burgers, and fresh fish with an ocean view. Follow your lunch by walking the beach or swimming out to the floating wooden dock fifty meters offshore. If you’re looking for a more elegant experience, a yoga class as Casa Chameleon (Las Catalinas’ luxurious boutique hotel) followed by sunset drinks at the onsite, Sentido Norte will commemorate your day in style. Locals will tell you that Senitdo Norte has one of the best ocean views in Guanacaste.
Looking to invest? Las Catalinas has 3 types of real estate currently available for purchase. You’ll find small ocean view lots around 170m2 permitting a three-bedroom home starting at $250K, single-bedroom ocean-view flats around 580 sq. ft. starting at $395K, and elegantly designed 2090 sq ft, four-bedroom houses starting at $695K. Long-term rentals range from $2,000 – $6,000 a month and weekly vacation rentals range from $200 – $1000 nightly. The unique resort town has gained international attention for its small-town vibe, authentic Costa Rican culture, and scenic beauty. In recent years, Las Catalinas has been featured in major publications such as Travel + Leisure, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal.
Are properties moving in Las Catalinas? Luxury broker and owner of Tamarindo Real Estate, Grant McLean, recently closed on a four-bedroom ocean view home listed as $1.195 million. This remarkable property pictured below (blue home) was designed by Robert Orr, one of the pioneers of New Urbanism. Robert’s goal in design is creating projects that relate to historical context and, whether rustic or refined, look as though they have always been there. This statement is essentially how Las Catalinas feels.