Mountain communities are desirable locations for homes and property due mostly to cooler climates more rural lifestyle. Although there are many mountain communities close to San Isidro, Perez Zeledon; which is the fastest growing city in the area and has all the conveniences and amenities one could ask for. Many times mountain communities are mostly locals with ex-pats mixed in living harmoniously in paradise.
Some mountain towns such as; Platanillo and Tinamastes can offer distant and partial ocean views, but there are some spectacular mountain and valley views to be found in all these small towns. In La Florida close to Tinamastes there are views of the Diamante Waterfall, which is the largest in Costa Rica. Mountain town listings include homes, lots, farms, and commercial property in areas such as: Platanillo, Tinamastes, Tombas, La Florida, San Salvador, La Alfombra, San Juan de Dios, Terras Morenas, Tres Piedras, San Buenas of Cortes, and the mountains of Palmar Norte. Also all of Perez Zeledon with the city of San Isidro and surrounding mountain towns of; La Palma, Rivas, Quebradas, San Rafael, San Ramon, Cajon, Santa Rosa, Pejibaye, Miravalles, and more.