Ladera del Mar is nestled high in the mountains overlooking Playas del Coco where you find breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, Santa Rosa Point and National Park and the Guanacaste Volcano range from this master planned development set amongst a picturesque natural tropical landscape. Ladera del Mar is a privately-gated community comprising 560 Hectares (1,384 acres) with nearly three Kilometers (1.75 Miles) of ridge line that rises to a maximum height of 360 Meters (1,181 Feet) above sea level allowing for constant fresh cool breezes. It is truly a world apart when taking in the beautiful views from the minimum sized 5,000 Square Meter (1.25 Acre) estate lots, yet just five minutes to the bustling beach town of Playas del Coco and only 7 minutes to the more laid back beach community of Playa Hermosa. Enjoy an amazing sunset with a cool drink in your hand and your toes in your pool or head down to one of the local bars for happy hour to watch your favorite sports team or catch some live music, the choice is yours.
The entrance to Ladera del Mar, one of the finest in the area, is stunning with its pavestone roads, hand-crafted rock walls, and lush landscaping leading to the well-designed Spanish-styled guard house that is staffed 24-hours a day. The entrance is located 200 meters before the turn to Playa Hermosa when going towards Just before going down the big hill into Playas del Coco. The Main Entrance Welcome Center contains administrative offices, a showroom and a courtyard with space for a Restaurant. Just through the main gates you continue on paved roads throughout the development or you can embark on the 2.4 Kilometer (1.5 Mile) Nature Trail that follows a stream bed leading to a seasonal waterfall. There are a variety of additional nature trails planned all throughout the development.
The first phase, called Ranchitos Ridge, has been completed with wide paved roads and underground utilities to all lots. The second phase, The Estates at Montevista, also has underground utilities and paved roads. Between the first 2 phases 42 of 64 total lots have been sold. There are now eight completed custom luxury homes with another six under construction. Several of the residents in Ladera del Mar live here year-round while the others owners wish they could. Ladera del Mar has something for everyone - whether it is the incredible views, the plentiful wildlife including birds and monkeys, large estate sized lots, cooler temperatures and constant breezes, solid infrastructure, an abundance of water, the perfect location high in the mountains, close to the various beaches and just 20 minutes from the Liberia International Airport (LIR).
Ladera del Mar's development team includes both American and Costa Rican businessman with a variety of industry-specific skills in various areas of business including real estate investment, finance and development, venture capitalism, stock and bond trading, and top-level management of listed Wall Street Companies.