Bagaces : Costa rica


What It Is Like to Retire in Bagaces

Bagaces is a district in Bagaces Canton, in the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica. This district in northwestern Costa Rica's Pacific coastal region occupies a lot  of land but has fewer than 20,000 inhabitants. Principal industries include dairy farming, other forms of acriculture, and eco tourism. Costa Rica is perhaps the most stable and peaceful country in Central America, so much so that the country abolished its army. For more about retiring to this beautiful country see our retirement guide to Costa Rica.


Where to Retire in Bagaces and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in Bagaces (see link at top right).
Home prices are very low here, less than $100,000.

What Is Special about Bagaces

Bagaces is a beautiful and relatively unspoiled place. The weather is always nice.  The town of Bagaces is the administrative seat. The Inter-American Highway runs east west through the middle of the district.


What Is Not Special about Bagaces

There is not too much happening in this relatively undeveloped district.


Who Will Like Retirement in Bagaces

Folks who are looking for a very quiet place to retire that is pretty much undiscovered and has plenty of beautiful nature might like it here.


Local Economy Is Driven by

Tourism and agriculture.


Climate and Physical Environment

Bagaces is located along Route 1 in northwestern Costa Rica near the Pacific Coast. The daytime temperature is usually about 28 C.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Eco tourism and nature are the local culture.


Crime in Bagaces is much lower than average.

Medical Facilities

Medical care is in Liberia about 20 miles away.



There is no public transportation in Bagaces, the nearest airport is about 25 miles away in Liberia, Costa Rica.


Valuable Links

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