Frequently Asked Questions
What are the easiest ways to reach Los Delfines?
After flying into one of two International airports (Liberia or San Jose), you can either drive to the Nicoya Peninsula or fly. Driving involves either renting a car or a driver and a 70 minute ferry ride; an overall 3-hour commute. The other option is to fly directly from either of the International airports right to the airstrip in Tambor, located 1km from the Los Delfines community. This airstrip will also accept small private planes and helicopters.
Are there medical facilities near Los Delfines?
Yes. The closest medical (including a hospital) and dental clinics are located only a 15-20 minute drive from Los Delfines. Costa Rica also has an incredibly efficient 911 service with both air and ground ambulances available.
Is the water safe to drink?
Yes. The Los Delfines community is equipped with wells that provide delicious, potable water to all of the current and future residents.
Are there restrictions on foreigners owning property in Costa Rica?
Foreigners have the same rights as Costa Ricans when purchasing and owning property in Costa Rica.
Are there time-shares in the Los Delfines community?
No. At this time, all properties we represent in Los Delfines are full ownership.
Does owning property in Los Delfines automatically qualify me for residency in Costa Rica?
If obtaining residency is something you would like to explore, we can certainly put you in touch with a reputable residency lawyer. That said, it’s important to note that it’s not necessary to have residency to own property in Costa Rica or to spend time in Costa Rica.
Can I rent out my Villa?
Absolutely! The Villa, and the land that it sits on, is 100% yours.
Are there any restrictions on the resale of property?
As the owner of the property, you are not restricted by any means when it comes to the resale of it. Currently, RE/MAX leases office space within the Los Delfines Clubhouse and they are happy to list your home when the time comes.
Are there maintenance fees?
Yes, each project within the Los Delfines community has it’s own determined HOA (Home Owners Association) fee. These fees are very inexpensive and insure the quality of our development for everyone.
What can I expect to pay in taxes?
Property taxes in Costa Rica are much lower then in North America. $400-$500USD per year is normal for newer homes in Los Delfines.
Are mortgages or financing available?
In-country financing (Costa Rica) is very difficult when purchasing property here. However is some case our developer will provide these services.
Are pets allowed in Los Delfines?
Pets are allowed, leash and ‘poop and scoop’ rules apply.
How many residences are currently in Los Delfines?
There are a few hundred varied residences in the Los Delfines community. We are growing.