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:
Featured Atenas Property of the Month
ID CODE: #2958
- Construction: 400 m2 (4,300 sq.ft.)
- Land: 640 m2 (7,000 sq.ft.)
- Beds: 3 / Baths: 3 / Parking: 6
- Price: US$395,000
Recently finished in mid 2014 and built to last, this home features an original and spacious contemporary design with lots of light, private pool, and an awesome location next to a forest where is common to see toucans, monkeys, sloths and all kinds of birds... More Information...
ID CODE: #2667
- Land: 1,187 m2 (12,772 sq.ft.)
- Sales Price: US$49,000
Surrounded by wonderful lush fruit trees and blooming flower trees, you will enjoy views of the surrounding mountains and the pacific coast, enjoy the song of birds and the sound of the wind More Information...
ID CODE: #2693
- Land: 1 hectares (2.4 acres)
- Sales Price: US$115,000
Come live in Atenas and enjoy the best weather in the world while finding the perfect balance between living in peace and tranquility in a natural environment, yet close enough to the city and the beach More Information...
ID CODE: #2268
- Land size: 1,380 M2 (Over a half acre)
- Construction area: 250 M2 (2,690 M2)
- 3 BED / 3 BATH / 6 Parking
- Price: US$325,000 Unfurnished
This is just an amazing home inside one of the best gated communities in the country, Rocaverde in Atenas. The house has a lovely architectural layout only in one story making this option accessible for all people. Is located in a very attractive lot facing an awesome green mountain view. More Information...
ID CODE: #2126
- 3 BED / 2 BATH / 2 Parking
- Price: US$349,500
- Land size: 7,060 M2 (1.74 Acre)
- Construction area: 240 M2 (2,583 sq. ft)
Recently built home for sale in an exclusive gated community in Atenas, an ample home that has 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms with top class granite countertops, a perfect retreat home surrounded by the peaceful natural setting and the best weather in the world! More Information...
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: #1665
- Each property: 2 BED / 2.5 BATH / 2 Parking
- Price: US$375,000
- Lot size:645m2 (6,943 sq ft)
- Construction size: 266m2 (2,863 sq ft) both properties
Generate income while living in the place with the best climate in the world, Atenas, Costa Rica! Duplex for sale with 2 identical properties and a lush garden, pool and terrace to share. Each property features 2 levels, a kitchen, living area, 2 bedroom and 2.5 bathrooms. More Information...
ID CODE: #1875
- 2 BED / 2.5 BATH / 2 Parking
- Price: US$245,000
- Land Size: 1,560 m2 (16,791 sq. ft.)
- Construction size: 190 m2 (2,045 sq. ft.)
Located in one of the best gated communities in Costa Rica this property offers a perfect natural view surrounded by Atenas breezes from its green mountains. Specially designed by a local Arquitect the 2 stories house shows charming details everywhere! This is another hot deal of Costa Rica Real Estate! More Information...
ID CODE: #1753
- 4 Bed / 3.5 Bath / Maid´s Quarters / office / 8 Parking
- Price: US$1,300,000
- Land Size: 10,000 M2 (2.47 acre / 1 hectare)
- Construction Area: 800 M2 (8,611 sq. ft.)
Incredible mountain property located only minutes away from Atenas
city, this estate features one
hectare of extension (with over 200 exotic fruit trees), staggering
mountain views, recently constructed, large swimming pool, tennis
court, basketball court, large rooms and luxurious finishes. More Information...
ID CODE: #1814
- 3 BED / 3.5 BATH / 2 Parking
- Price: US$650,000
- Land Size: 5,100 M2 (1.26 Acre)
- Construction Area: 450 M2 (4,483 sq. ft.)
Located at one of the best mountain developments in Costa Rica this 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms home can make you feel inside a Fairy Tale… House includes, bbq ranch, 2 storages, wine cellar, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. More Information...
ID CODE: #1793
- 7 BED / 5 BATH / 4 Parking
- Price: US$460,000 Negotiable & Financing Available!
- Land size: 6,413 M2 (1.58 Acre)
- Construction Area: 650 M2 (6,996 sq. ft.)
Only 400 meters away from the new coastal highway you will find this lovely 1.58 Acre Ranch with an ample one main house of 3 bedrooms and 2 guest houses with 2 bedrooms each, swimming pool and plenty of fruit trees. There is nothing that can be compared Atenas ... 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: #1691
- Lot Size: 7,028 M2 (1.73 Acre)
- Price: US$150,000
Only 25 minutes away from Escazu and San Jose city and only 25 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, this residential lot is part of an exquisite mountain community of Atenas, the best weather in the world. The choice of the retirees and the everyone who is looking for the perfect balance among peace, tranquility and nature environment More Information...
ID CODE: #1685
- Prices: Starting at US$90,000 (Financing Available)
- Land Size:Residential lots from 7,000 M2 (1.72 Acre / 0.7 Hectare)
to 12,410 M2 (3 Acres / 1.24 Hectares)
Escape to a new natural mountain world in the wonderful area of
Atenas, this residential complex is located in an exquisite
residential mountain community, enjoy living at World´s Best Weather
according to the National Geographic Society. More Information...
ID CODE: #1675
- 4 BED / 4 BATH / 2 Parking
US$1,200,000 Reduced to US$995,000
- Land size: 4.5 Hectares (11.11 Acres)
- Construction area: 450 M2 (4,843 sq. ft.)
Prepare to discover this Atenas residential wonder, a totally elegant and large home with stunning mountain and valley views. More Information...
ID CODE: #1153
- Price: US$695,000
- Size: land 2522m2 house 485m2
This new community sits at the midway point between lush Costa Rican beaches and the city and suburbs of San Jose. The new highway is a stone's throw away, giving you easy access to all the beauty of the ocean or the services of San Jose. Built between Orotina and Atenas, this stunning home lets you enjoy the unparalleled climate and natural landscape in high style. More Information...
ID CODE: #1654
- 3 BED / 5 BATH / 3 Parking
- Price: US$675,000
- Land size: 7,007 M2 (1.73 Acre)
- Construction area: 430 M2 (4,628 sq. ft.)
Wonderful property on a mountain gated community. Located in what is considered to be the Best Weather in the World, that is ... Atenas-Costa Rica! The house will make you feel like living in the clouds due to its elevated setting and unique views. More Information...
ID CODE: #1160
- Price: US$395,000
- Size: House 330m2 (3,547 sq ft) Land 1500m2 (3/8 acre)
This three bedroom home features a beautifully landscaped one story home of with unbelievable views of the National Reserve. This gated community with paving stone roads, future driving range, community centre, heliport and tennis courts is a true gem. More Information...
ID CODE: #1011
- Price: US$450,000
- Land: 5,800 m2 (1,5 acres)
- House: 300 m2 (3,000 sq feet)
Beautiful mountain house in upscale gated community on the hills of Orotina. It has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, terrace, big backyard, 2 covered parking. The house is comfortable with ample open spaces and high ceilings. It has covered parking for 2 vehicles. More Information...
ID CODE: #1588
- 3 BED / 4.5 BATH / 2 Parking
- Price: US$495,000
- Lot Size: 1.23 Acre (4,977M2)
- Construction Area: 418 M2 (4,500 sq. ft.)
Balinese style! Beatiful home in a Gated Community in Atenas 4,500 sq ft of construction and 54,000 sq ft Land Size. Luxury amenities, spectacular views, pool and jacuzzi included. More Information...