Atenas is ideally situated about 25 minutes from the international airport City Mall which is now the largest mall in Central America. Owning property in Atenas leaves you close the beaches of the central pacific and the Gulf of Nicoya. A variety of these popular beach spots can be reached in under an hour.
The real estate market in Atenas primarily consists of homes in the 250-450k price range and homesites within gated developments with a myriad of amenities. Very few condos are available in this area as one of the main draws is its wide open spaces and enviable climate. Most buyers choose to buy or build their home, carving our their own piece of Atenas, Costa Rica real estate.
Atenas Homes For Sale
Buying or building a home in Atenas often affords one the ability to get to places faster than those that live in the general area of SJ. It is only 15 minutes to Escazu once you are on the highway, which means shopping entertainment and major medical (CIMA Hospital) are all close by. VIEW ALL ATENAS HOMES FOR SALE
There are a variety of lots and smaller parcels of land available for sale in Atenas. These range in size from a few hundred meters to a few thousand meters. This is an opportunity to choose your view and match it with the home of your dreams. The cost to build in this area is approximately $110 per square foot ($1182 per square meter). Many of the gated developments offer lots with pre-cut terraces and are construction ready. VIEW ALL ATENAS LOTS
Farm Real Estate in the Atenas Area
For buyers looking for larger parcels of land, be it for future development or for a hobby farm / permaculture location, Atenas offers a variety of larger plots of land. While the prices vary from farm to farm, what you are typically paying a premium for is either a amazing views, proximity to the highway or town center, or some combination of both. VIEW ALL ATENAS FARMS
Atenas Luxury Properties
Popularized by its climate Atenas has attracted foreigners who have built a variety of luxury properties and homes in the area. The luxury properties in the area range in style from modern to contemporary designs. Nearly every luxury home will offer breathtaking views on larger lots in a gated community. VIEW ALL ATENAS LUXURY REAL ESTATE
Getting to Atenas
Whether you are coming just for a visit or want to know how long it is going to take you to reach your property in Atenas you can use the following Maps and driving instructions. While the most obvious solution is to fly into SJO airport, we have also included driving directions from the other international airport in Guancaste (LIR)
Drive times to necessities
We asked residents of the area how long it takes them to get to a variety of necessities in the area. Consider the following to be some averages of what to expect and times will obviously vary depending on your exact location.
- SJO International Airport [20 minutes]
- Major Hardware Store [25 minutes]
- Major Supermarket [25 minutes]
- Major Private Health Care [25 minutes]
- Closest Beach [50 minutes]