Direct Foreign Investment Linked to Costa Rica Luxury Hotels.

Why is now such a great time to invest in real estate connected to Costa Rica tourism, especially Costa Rica luxury hotels? Just a quick check through the figures and its easy to see that this Central American country is ticking all the boxes in terms of attracting direct foreign investment.


Tourism arrival figures and Costa Rica luxury vacations


Tourism arrival figures have increased by 6% in the in the first six months of 2011 compared to the same period of time in 2010. In light of the worldwide economic climate this is a fantastic achievement. Take a closer look at the increase of 27% in tourism arrival figures at Liberia Airport and you can see why many luxury hotel chains are announcing plans to open up business in the beach and sun vacation destination of Guanacaste.


Costa Rica luxury hotels are highly sought after and it comes as no surprise that the Hotel Bulgari announced it would open one of highly esteemed resorts in Papagayo in 2012. This $100 million hotel investment will incorporate 60 rooms and 30 villas in a fantastic luxury complex offering spectacular ocean views. This hotel chain is not alone; there have been four other hotel chains that have announced plans to begin offering Costa Rica luxury accommodation.


Why Costa Rica Luxury Hotels


Costa Rica has long been considered as one of the best luxury vacation destinations. Rarely a week goes by that we don’t hear the news that a Hollywood A lister has hot footed it down to Costa Rica. Of course, Guanacaste will always be a popular retreat, but there are other areas of the country that have opened up thanks to significant infrastructural improvements. These can be considered as prime locations for Costa Rica luxury hotels.


As one of the most promising locations for real estate investment the South Pacific of Costa Ricais a great place to acquire tourism related property. The opening of the Caldera Highway and subsequent resurfacing works on the Costanera has ensured this area is on the top of many property investor lists.

John Wieland

John currently believes that this is the best time in history to being a buyer in Costa Rica. He studies global markets and the flow of funds meticulously and is seeing an upswing. He is currently working with Haute Living Magazine to promote a higher quality of luxury homes to discerning clientele throughout the US. He is rigorous in his pursuit to expand such marketing efforts and visits prominent markets like Los Angeles, Miami, New York and more to build upon his network of affluent brokers. As the President of Coldwell Banker Costa Rica’s nine offices, his #1 Priority for his franchisees’ is training. With an ever-changing industry, he carefully reviews the performance of each office and is committed to helping each succeed. He is committed to growing the brand in Costa Rica from nine offices by implementing systems and a useful business tools that brings all the offices together. A visionary and consummate professional, John saw the benefit of starting an alliance amongst other brokerages and in 2008, spearheaded Southern Pacific Alliance of Realtors (SPAR). Although this may be his most challenging work, the sustainability of this business model has already proven to be a tremendous success and benefit for the area brokers. He has built networks spanning multiple countries and is committed to providing the highest level of client service. John, a self-proclaimed wine snob, currently resides in Playa Uvita where he often chooses wine from his hidden stash while his wife prepares something fantastic to pair with it. They continue to travel and visited Spain and Germany and also enjoyed a trip to visit family in California & Arizona. He has purchased a couple properties this year and has plans to build their family home next year in Ballena. An avid golfer, he was able to tick off Torrey Pines in San Diego and PGA Championship in Palm Beach from his bucket list. He is currently reading such books like “The One Thing”, “Business Adventures”, “Tomorrow’s Gold” and “The Clipper Ship Strategy” while also finding time to play the guitar for his wife and daughter.” Keep an eye for his new love of writing on his blog and other various industry platforms.