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Resort Offers Pandemic Retreat Possibility In Bijagua For Sale

Bijagua, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Asking Price:
$1,800,000 Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included
Sales Revenue:
$500K - $1M
Cash Flow:
$250K - $500K

What has operated as a successful mountain resort in Bijagua , Costa Rica for 12 years now can be transitioned into a resting home and health retreat specifically for those who have been most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. With assistance and guidance from the present owner, possibilities abound to turn this wonderful lodge in the lush mountains of Costa Rica into a fully functional health retreat that would be perfect for rest, recuperation, relaxation and,in general, provide the optimum in a therapeutic experience. Undoubtedly, a retreat such as this would provide an essential R and R for those individuals who are recuperating from the virus itself or for the courageous personnel who were on the front lines of fighting this battle, renewing ties with nature.

At an asking price of 1.8 million, this mountain lodge offers a magnificent location which affords the ultimate in rest , relaxation and recuperation. Located only one hour from the international airport of Liberia, Costa Rica,this nature retreat is situated 2.5 miles from the small rural village of Bijagua and 3.1 miles from the entrance to Tenorio Volcano National Park. Stretching over 17 acres, half of the property lies in pristine rain forest while the other half is resplendent in beautiful,lush gardens. Wildlife abounds, monkeys, sloths, toucans, hummingbirds, butterflies.. Because of its 2,500 feet elevation, a light breeze is ever-present providing pleasant conditions throughout the year. With ideal temperatures at 65 degrees 90 degrees, there is no need for either AC or heat; conditions such as these would be perfect for any guests.

Because the owners have plans to retire, they are searching for a serious prospective buyer who has the capability to purchase the retreat in a straight sell-out. Included in the sale would be the acreage,buildings, inventory and FF&E (fixtures, furniture and equipment). Since the present owner devised the concept to turn this mountain lodge into a health retreat, he is very willing and anxious to be a part of assisting in this endeavor with a new owner.

In addition, yet another important positive feature for this venture is the fact that Costa Rica has well-trained and readily available medical staff such as nurses and therapists whose skill and expertise could be utilized in this country known for its good health system. Also available are the 9 full-time employees and 4 part-time employees who can offer their knowledge and experience of the lodge and surrounding area.
The lodge is accessed via a paved road; the retreat is merely 4 km ( approx. 2.5 miles) from Bijagua which could provide all basic services , a police station, a small clinic, pharmacy, bank and the like. Internet is provided by Optic Fiber.
Once on the property, one will discover that the buildings are quite stylish and the architecture itself combines modern and rustic styles. First , the main building ( 2 floors) consists of a West aisle of 18 rooms, a buffer zone consisting of a lush tropical garden and an East aisle with and upstairs and downstairs. This houses a restaurant , terrace with spectacular view, open kitchen, bar, front desk, office, restrooms, storage, and laundry area and 2 small rooms which could serve as consulting, treatment or massage areas. An important feature to point out is the superb views from everywhere -- no matter the location of the room, the mountains and their beauty are amazing!

Lastly, a maintenance building of 650 square feet fully equipped with tools, water pump system and 20,000 liter ( nearly 5,300 gallons ) water reserve. The property also includes a casita (small 2 bedroom home ) and casa ( a 1,400 square feet home with 3 bedrooms ). To transport customers, a 12 person minivan will be included in the sale and a very special "Joelette " an all-terrain, man-powered wheelchair for those with reduced mobility.

All in all, converting this wonderful mountain lodge into a restful health retreat would truly be a gift of the highest order since these are the individuals who have been most directly affected by the pandemic virus. Undoubtedly, this business venture is one that is profitable, but, in a greater sense, the profit is in providing a facility in which healing on many levels may take place ---- a significant humanitarian act, to be sure. Call for an opportunity to speak with the man who is eager to assist a buyer with this transition and can provide any additional specific information.

Property Information

Real Estate:

Real Property Included

Living Accommodation:

There is also a small 2 bedroom home with a living room with extraordinary views and a 3 bedroom manager house with large living room with kitchen corner and great views, terrace plus 2 car garage and laundry area.


A perfect location on over 17 acres near the peaceful rural village of Bijagua in Costa Rica. Possibilities exist to expand this property with more acreage!) The property has extraordinary views and is nestled in between 2 volcanoes, close to the awe-inspiring Rio Celeste (blue river) and the trails of the Volcan Tenorio National Park-- only 5 km from this property. The area is part of the Biological Corridor Tenorio-Miravalles. Tourists come for hiking, nature, bird watching, floating or rafting, horseback riding, hot springs or simply to relax. Wildlife abounds,and there is excellent bird watching as identified by the experts. Ready to explore the beauty of nature at its best? Call to begin the experience.

Premises Details:

18 Units covering 12,912 square foot with two levels on 17.3 acres, split in 2 equal parts and surrounded on 3 sides by a dense jungle forever preserved!
Business Operation

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

A turnkey business that can be expanded and grown

Competition / Market:

Not an issue

Reasons for selling:

Retirement sounds good!

Trading hours:

24/7 Year Round

Employees:8 full-time 4 seasonal
Years established:

Other Information

Support & training:

Support and training offered if needed.

Owner financing:
Owner financing is available. Please contact the seller for more information.
Financing available:

Financing available:Cash Deal Preferred. Call for more details

Furniture / Fixtures value:
$54,555 - included in the asking price
Inventory / Stock value:
$6,000 - included in the asking price

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