Surfside Estates in Potrero is a great option if your looking for a property or house close to the beach. There are three important things when you purchase property; location, location, location! This is exactly what Surfside Estates in Potrero Beach has to offer. Surfside is only minutes from the most beautiful beaches of Guanacaste. It is a short drive from Playa Flamingo, Playa Prieta, Playa la Penca, Sugar Beach, Playa Brasilito, Playa Conchal, Playa Grande, and Playa Tamarindo.
Surfside Potrero is right next to Flamingo Beach and is very easy to reach. It is within easy road access to the Liberia International airport (45 minutes), Tamarindo (30 min), Playa Grande (20 min) and Playa del Coco (30 min). Surfside Estates is set apart from other Costa Rica coastal areas because it has titled beachfront lots that do not require a zoning plan or concession process.
This beachfront community was setup in 1974 prior to the ZMT law taking effect and was granted title prior to its enactment. The subdivision has partially paved roads and all utilities to the front of each property. Surfside Estates has its own security patrol, its own water board, and each property pays a small HOA fee. High speed internet ADSL lines are now available and high speed cable access is very good.
Life in Surfside Potrero
There is a fair amount of beach homes of different sizes built in Surfside estates. On the main road there are many attractive businesses like restaurants, tour companies, shops, and convenience stores. Surfside Estates is a perfect location to buy or build your own vacation home that can be rented out easily during the entire year.
You will never get bored when living in Surfside Estates because it is located in an area that offers an incredible variety of entertainment and activities. There are many expats living in the area which makes it a great place for families with children. Close by Potrero beach, Playa Flamingo and Playa Conchal offer a great choice of different restaurants, bars and hotels that offer great cuisine.
Education in Surfside Potrero
There are public schools in the area but there are also several private school options in Surfside Potrero.
Costs of Living in Surfside Potrero
Below is a chart that shows the average monthly cost of living in the Surfside Potrero area. This will vary depending on how many members of your family are living with you here.