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Estate for sale by the owner: Perfect for retiring in Costa Rica

Take a tour of the property

Because a picture is worth a thousand words, we invite you to discover more about Monkey ‘n Mangoes, as well as Costa Rica, through our gallery.

This unique beach property is an ideal dwelling for those in search of a peaceful retreat, a private getaway and a healthy lifestyle – all the things that make real estate in Costa Rica a sound investment.

Clearing around the main residence
Clearing around the main residence

View the land of the property

Monkeys ‘n Mangoes is for sale by owner. It’s a beautiful oasis on five oceanfront acres adjacent to a secluded beach – an ideal environment for connecting/reconnecting with nature. Priced at $529,000, it was built in 2006 with tranquility in mind, providing a peaceful escape from the distractions of modern life.

Exotic vegetation in the Osa peninsula
Exotic vegetation in the Osa peninsula
Enjoy the secluded beach in front of the property
Enjoy the secluded beach in front of the property
Relax strolling on the beach at dusk or at night
Relax strolling on the beach at dusk or at night
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Osa real estate Costa Rica at night
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Map of the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica
View from the deck of the Casita cabin for rent
View from the deck of the Casita cabin for rent
View of the master bedroom patio and main entrance
View of the master bedroom patio and main entrance
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Scarlet macaw in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Shaded paths through the property
Shaded paths through the property
Shaded path to the nearby beach
Shaded path to the nearby beach
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New species of passion flower discovered in Costa Rica
Palm trees, shade and breeze on Colorada beach
Palm trees, shade and breeze on Colorada beach
View from Playa Colorada at dusk
View from Playa Colorada at dusk
Garage with laundry facility
Garage with laundry facility
Mature tree with aerial roots on property
Mature tree with aerial roots on property
Great beach at southern tip of Playa Colorada
Great beach at southern tip of Playa Colorada
View of the Golfo Dulce
View of the Golfo Dulce
Flowers in our garden
Flowers in our garden

Visit the main residence and buildings

Take a closer look at the fine details of this charming, custom-built home. While its external design invites you in,the many interior touches make you want to stay. The home’s open floor plan lets you enjoy truly relaxed living – indoors and outdoors

Jacuzzi and shower next to the master bedroom
Jacuzzi and shower next to the master bedroom
Carved wooden doors in the main house
Carved wooden doors in the main house
Master bathroom with hand-painted sink
Master bathroom with hand-painted sink
Kitchen and bar area for lounging and recreation
Kitchen and bar area for lounging and recreation
Outdoor patio
Outdoor patio
Main walkway to the front of the house
Main walkway to the front of the house
Sink built in tree trunk on the Casita patio
Sink built in tree trunk on the Casita patio
View of the dining area and main entrance
View of the dining area and main entrance
Patio of the master bedroom
Patio of the master bedroom
Tiled counter-top in the master bathroom
Tiled counter-top in the master bathroom
Hand-painted mural in the entrance hall
Hand-painted mural in the entrance hall
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The property is equipped with solar power and new battery
The Plaza de la Democracia in Costa Rica at night
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Sheltered porch of the Casita rental cabin
Sheltered porch of the Casita rental cabin
Patio of the master bedroom
Patio of the master bedroom

Meet the people

Roger owns the property and is ready to introduce you to life in the gorgeous Osa Peninsula, and the down-to-earth local residents who make this place truly special

Roger Blakemore, the owner of the real estate for sale
Roger Blakemore, the owner of the real estate for sale
Local kindergarten children with staff
Local kindergarten children with staff
US President Obama during visit to Costa Rica
US President Obama during visit to Costa Rica
Costa Rican cowboys
Costa Rican cowboys
Oxcart factory in Sarchi, Costa Rica
Oxcart factory in Sarchi, Costa Rica
Exclusively fresh food and friendly smiles at the local market
Exclusively fresh food and friendly smiles at the local market
Plaza de la Democracia by night at San Jose, the capital
Plaza de la Democracia by night at San Jose, the capital
Group of local teenagers socializing
Group of local teenagers socializing
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ocal women’s soccer team

Discover a fascinating environment

There’s so much to do and see here – from pristine rainforests and beaches to rare and exotic wildlife. Golfo Dulce (the “sweet gulf”) features the Golfo Dulce Forest Reserve, home to hundred-foot-tall trees, as well as many native animals and birds.A quick drive away is Corcovado National Park, which boasts the only tropical primary lowland rainforest in the world, according to National Geographic.

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Traditional casado dish in Costa Rica
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Blue Morpho Butterfly from the forests of Costa Rica
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Large jaguar population scan be found in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Colorful resident scarlet macaws
Colorful resident scarlet macaws
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Capuchin monkeys, or white-faced monkeys, occupy the lowland forests of Costa Rica
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Costa Rica is home to two species of sloth
Toucan eating papaya fruit in trees of our garden
Toucan eating papaya fruit in trees of our garden
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The famous red-eyed tree frog of Costa Rica
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Heliconia are among the magnificent plants in Costa Rica
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There are more than 20 species of hummingbirds in Costa Rica
Iguana with spikes
Iguana with spikes
Green iguana on helicnia
Green iguana on helicnia

A place to live life to the fullest

Off the beaten path, the estate overlooks Golfo Dulce and is adjacent to the secluded beach towns of Puerto Jimenez and Cabo Matapalo. Just 8 kilometers away, Puerto Jimenez is where you would go for banks, supermarkets, restaurants, clinics and a small airport.

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Sports fishing is just one of many popular activities Costa Rica
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Cabo Matapalo boasts some of the best surfing in Costa Rica
Enjoying the ideal temperature of Golfo Dulce
Enjoying the ideal temperature of Golfo Dulce
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Plenty of fruits and vegetables to choose from in Costa Rica
Traditional Costa Rican dances at local celebration
Traditional Costa Rican dances at local celebration
The horn of plenty on your table everyday
The horn of plenty on your table everyday
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Take in the beautiful architecture of Puerto Jimenez
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The Basílica de Nuestra Señora de losÁngeles, or Our Lady of the Angels Basilica, is a Roman Catholic basilica in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica is considered the birthplace of eco-tourism and famous for efforts to conserve sea turtles