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The fact is you can’t stand the heat and would like to move to Costa Rica. BUT you want to live in a cooler climate. Is that possible? Now you have two choices within the Central Valley, Coronado and San Ramon. San Ramon does have better access to the beaches.

Known as the Presidents and Poets town, San Ramon is an agricultural town located about 1.5 hours west of San Jose.

Quite a few expats live in San Ramon. Most moved there between 2006 and 2008 when a few gringo developers saw a great opportunity to buy cheap farms and turn them into residential developments. Some foreign residents believe San Ramon is a perfect place to live, others think it rains too much. This depends a lot on the exact location you’re going to be living in San Ramon.

With almost 12,000 people in the downtown area shopping in San Ramon offers lots of choices. The central park is a popular meeting place for people and a great place to have an ice cream. The Gothic church is located just across the street and has beautiful stained glass and steeples that can be seen from anywhere in town.

San Ramon has close proximity to Arenal Volcano (1.5 hours) and Puntarenas (1 hour), and you are close to lots of really popular tourist spots in the country as well.
Music of marimbas are a must in popular events

Living in San Ramon

There are lots of great restaurants in San Ramon. Steak Houses, Seafood restaurants, Peruvian, Italian and sandwich shops abound. There is a mall with a movie theater. A museum and library. The central market has recently renovated and has some nice spots to sit down and watch the shoppers walk by.

Bus service to La Fortuna, Puntarenas, Monteverde, Guanacaste, San Jose, Naranjo and Alajuela make it very convenient to live in.

The city of San Ramon has probably more opportunities to volunteer than any other of the Central Valley towns. One of the best is The Community Action Alliance which works to help communities in San Ramon. Costa Ricans and expats are part of the group. Fundraisers and dinners help to supply money to improve schools and other public entities. There is also a homeless shelter, pet adoption and lots of other opportunities to volunteer and give back. Check out this San Ramon Facebook page for happenings in San Ramon.

Healthcare

There is very good healthcare in San Ramon, as the city has its own hospital as well as an Ebais. There are many private clinics as well as dentists. There is also no shortage of pharmacies. For your pet’s healthcare, there are several vets and petshops.

Shopping

San Ramon offers several supermarkets and there is even an small mall with a movie theater.

The city has a beautiful under-roof farmer’s market.
The Farmer's Market in San Ramon is huge
There are lots of great restaurants in San Ramon. Steak Houses, Seafood restaurants, Peruvian, Italian and sandwich shops abound. There are two museums and a public library . The central market has recently renovated and has some nice spots to sit down and watch the shoppers walk by.

Bus service to La Fortuna, Puntarenas, Monteverde, Guanacaste, San Jose, Naranjo and Alajuela make it very convenient to live in.

San Ramon Weather

There is no other Central Valley town that has such different microclimates. The drier sunnier slopes of El Empalme and Magallanes are so different from the cloud forest of Berlin and Los Angeles. Therefore, it is so important that your realtor knows the different microclimates in San Ramon. Only then you can be happy with the weather where you buy your house.

Did we give you enough reasons to start to discover San Ramon? Are you ready for your search for the property of your dreams? Then contact us now.