Many executives and recent transplants choose Escazu long term rentals as a base in Costa Rica. Escazu is a gorgeous suburb of San Jose with fanstastic mountain views over the central valley, especially at night.
Many expatriots make Escazu home, and you will find tons of great restaurants, night spots, and shopping.
The Multiplaza Escazu is the country’s largest mall and has recently expanded. There is a movie theater as well as high fashion and electronics from all over the world. Nearby Plaza Roble is one of the better known office centers.
More recently, Avenida Escazu opened with a new urbanism style set up. Retail shops are inhabited by foreign fashion chains. Above them, office space is found along with apartments. There is a food court as well as IMAX theater.
Jazz Cafe, Walmart, and Plaza Itskazu are all along the carretera that goes to Santa Ana and then Ciudad Colon and Rohrmoser is just across.
There is also a very good private hospital called CIMA, with specialists occupying the buildings outside the main hospital.
You can find apartments, condos and homes in Escazu of many different sizes and prices.
Popular neighborhoods include Los Laureles, Jaboncillos, Guachipelin, San Rafael, Cero Alto, Vista de Oro, Calle Los Alemanes, and Trejos Montealegre.
You can find luxury apartments overlooking the valley as well as palatial estates with gated entries and separate accommodations for a housekeeper.
There are also more affordable options in the older part of Escazu.