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Atenas, Costa Rica

Your new home away from home.

Atenas is a small, vibrant town known for its welcoming community, stunning mountain views, and year-round comfortable climate.


Atenas is a popular choice for study abroad students, volunteer groups, and ex-pats looking to find a healthier place for their families.


Only 25 minutes from the SJO airport, it's an easy commute from anywhere. Located between the big city of San Jose and the gorgeous beaches of the Pacific coast, Atenas is a wonderful place to live and a central location from which to explore. 

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5 things to know


Atenas is a picturesque town located in the Central Valley of Costa Rica that hosts everything you'd need to enjoy your stay.


It's known for its temperate climate, which has earned it the nickname "The Best Climate in the World".


The town is surrounded by coffee, mango and banana farms, offering a unique blend of natural beauty and rural charm.


The town is well connected, with easy access to the capital city of San Jose and the nearby Pacific beaches like Jaco & Manuel Antonio.


Atenas is a popular destination for retirees and expats, offering a relaxed pace of life and friendly community.

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