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Discover Puriscal – Rural living away from the noise

You have arrived here because you want to discover Puriscal as a place to live. If you’re looking for a property so you can live in Puriscal, we invite you to refine your search options below to find Puriscal properties on our #1 MLS.

If you don’t know where Puriscal is located, use Google Maps for an exact location.
Foreigners think it is a little strange, but geographically, Puriscal belongs to San José and is located in the Grand Metropolitan Area. Even though it’s an hour drive from San Jose to Puriscal.
The formal name of this city is Santiago de Puriscal, but everyone calls it Puriscal or even Puris.


When you discover Puriscal, you’ll find this city is a little out of the way. It’s located west of Ciudad Colon, past the entrance to el Valle de Los Santos. If you want to drive to Jaco Beach or Manuel Antonio the scenic route, try driving through Puriscal, it’s a beautiful drive.
Puriscal is set in the picturesque mountains in the Central Valley. Centrally located in Costa Rica, Puriscal is just one hour from the Juan Santamaria International Airport and the capital city of San Jose.

The Climate

Sitting at an altitude of around 1100 meters (over 3,000 feet), the resulting climate is very comfortable with warm sunny days and cool evening breezes. You’ll discover Puriscal is an agriculturally based community enjoys all the conveniences of the City with small-town appeal.


If you are a view person, you’ll discover Puriscal is all about views. Because Puriscal is at over 3,000 feet altitude, the views are fantastic wherever you look. Being close to the Carara Nation Park as well as the Gulf of Nicoya, you will be able to find properties with ocean views, sunset views as well as nature views.


In Puriscal, you will find all the amenities you really need. Santiago de Puriscal is the main business center and it offers many services including banks, lawyers, accountants, and architects. Other skilled medical professionals include general practitioners, pharmacists, and dentists.
A modern full-service emergency hospital in Puriscal is a major asset to the community. And there is also an Ebais. Private and state hospitals are an easy 45-minute drive, in Santa Ana and Escazu. Also, pets are well looked after with modern veterinary clinics and bilingual veterinarians.


Shopping includes modern grocery stores, pharmacies, clothing boutiques, shoe stores, hardware stores, toy stores, opticians, furniture stores, office supplies, veterinary and agricultural supplies. Stroll through the town and discover unique boutiques and furniture stores.
Each small community within Puriscal hosts a football field, church, soccer field, and school.

The Residents

The town is known for its friendly residents, abundant water, excellent food, and fertile soils. Also, you can enjoy a tranquil environment without the hustle and bustle of the major city, with all the amenities at your disposal.
You will find the residents to be hardworking and always willing to lend a helping hand to neighbors.
Enjoy a weekend soccer game and take in the many festivals and topes that are hosted in the community.

Rural Traditions

The weekly farmers’ market is the perfect place to discover Puriscal. And don’t forget to purchase fresh and delicious fruits and vegetables.
Part of the charm of this rural community is in the country lifestyle in the outlying areas. Also, it is not uncommon to see cowboys on horses, chickens, goats, and cattle grazing contentedly.
Rural traditions abound, such as the use of oxen and their colorful carts, small sugar mills coffee plantations and the cultivation of a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

Enjoy a variety of restaurants and sodas featuring home-cooked Casados, made from fresh, locally grown produce.

Finally, you’ll also discover Puriscal host festivities in each community, including parades, socializing, delicious food, and impressive livestock.

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

Find properties in Puriscal

Turrubares Eco Retreat and Wellness Center on 7 Acres

  • $999,000
  • Beds: 15
  • Baths: 14
  • Construction size (m2): 2000
  • Lot size (m2): 29460

Turnkey Barbacoas Puriscal 2 BR Luxurious Smart Home

  • $390,000
  • Beds: 2
  • Baths: 2
  • Construction size (m2): 220
  • Lot size (m2): 1776

Turnkey Altos de Antigua 3 BR Ranch Home in Rural Community

  • $399,000
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • Construction size (m2): 258
  • Lot size (m2): 8678

Puriscal 2 BR Ranch Home + Guesthouse and Valley Views

  • $344,900
  • Beds: 2
  • Baths: 2
  • Construction size (m2): 189
  • Lot size (m2): 8425

Dream 2 BR Retreat in the Mountains of Grifo Alto

  • $260,000
  • Beds: 2
  • Baths: 2
  • Construction size (m2): 124.5
  • Lot size (m2): 692

16 Acre piece of paradise in Puriscal

  • $380,000
  • Beds: 2
  • Bath: 1
  • Construction size (m2): 90
  • Lot size (m2): 62279 m2

Properties for sale

Samara Beach 3 BR Home in Peaceful Environment

  • $299,000
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 2
  • Construction size (m2): 200
  • Lot size (m2): 654
  • Residential Homes

Baru 3 BR Luxurious Spanish Style Home on 10 Acres

  • $749,000
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 3
  • Construction size (m2): 225
  • Lot size (m2): 13250
  • Residential Homes

The Greenhouse Escazu 3 BR Luxury Apartment

  • $690,000
  • Beds: 3
  • Baths: 3.5
  • Construction size (m2): 284
  • Residential Homes

Osa Peninsula 12 Acres of Rainforest Near Town

  • $159,000
  • Lot size (m2): 50000
  • Farms and Ranches

Unique Escazu Over 5 BR Private Estate or Company Retreat

  • $1,400,000
  • Beds: 5
  • Baths: 5
  • Construction size (m2): 627
  • Lot size (m2): 4111
  • Commercial properties, Residential Homes

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