The western suburb of Ciudad Colon is fast becoming the new hot spot in the Central Valley of Costa Rica. In Colon, you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle surrounded by nature, yet still be only 15 minutes from all services and amenities, including Multiplaza Mall, The Forum office park, and Hospital CIMA. Ciudad Colon is a quiet country town where residents can walk to the weekly farmer’s market, skateboard or enjoy a game of volleyball the newly remodeled park in the town’s center, or jog or bike on the winding road that leads to the U.N.-sponsored Universidad Para La Paz in El Rodeo. In Colon, it’s easy to take a step back from the hustle and bustle of life and enjoy ”comida tipica” at local restaurants like Sabor a Pueblo or Zompopas, birdwatch from your back porch, or go for a weekend trail ride at one of several local riding facilities. Ciudad Colon also is home to several annual festivals, including the ever-popular Gran Tope (parade of horses).
Ciudad Colon is located only a few kilometers from the Caldera Highway, allowing residents to make the 1.5 trip to the beach with ease. Colon also benefits from its location alongside the impressive Virilla Canyon, which provides spectacular views and an abundance of wildlife. Fresh breezes from the canyon keep the weather in Colon pleasant year-round and make it an ideal location to relax and enjoy time outdoors. For families with school age children, Colon is an excellent choice, because private schools such as Country Day, Colegio Blue Valley, St. Jude’s and the Panamerican School are all within easy travel distance and offer daily bus service.
If you are looking for a place that strikes the right balance between convenience and tranquility, look no farther than Ciudad Colon.