Covering the Mountains and Beaches
of Costa Rica's Southern Zone


Scott Bowers is an agent with Coldwell Banker - Vesta Group - Costa Rica, serving the Southern Pacific coast and mountainous area of Perez Zeledon. The Southern Zone is the most pristine and untouched area left in Costa Rica and a great place to consider for Costa Rica expat living.

Scott's "MO" is to be an unbiased agent/consultant who will expose you to the two very distinct worlds of Costa Rica southern zone mountains and beaches, so that you can make the absolute best choice between them.

Originally from the Carolinas, Scott is a naturalized citizen of Costa Rica. He has indepth knowledge of the country and can help you find the right property, wherever it might be located. He specializes in expat consulting to help folks transition to the expat life in Costa Rica and also conducts guided expat tours.


Global Luxury Specialist

Scott is a member of the Costa Rica Global Association of Realtors (CRGAR) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR). He is a 2021 and 2022 member of Coldwell Banker's Diamond Society, representing the top 10% of international Coldwell Banker sales associates. He holds the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation from the National Association of Realtors and is a Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Specialist.

Check out Scott's book - The Definitive Guide to Costa Rica Expat Living - 2nd Edition - your handbook to the Pura Vida life!

Please preview his listings page and call or email him directly for more options. Scott looks forward to serving as your guide to finding the right property for you in paradise!

Latest News

12/02/2024 Costa Rica Real Estate Market in 2024

Let’s face it fellow realtors, U.S. presidential election years are not generally friendly to real estate markets anywhere, be it Costa Rica or worldwide!And this is an “election year” like no other in history.Now I’m not going to get political by disclosing who I’m pulling for. I believe many of my readers already have a good idea about that&helli...

11/02/2024 Costa Rica Buyer’s Agent versus Seller’s Agent

After having spent a few years working as a real estate agent in Costa Rica's southern zone, I've started to notice something important. And that is that most agents, especially beach-focused agents, tend to gravitate more towards being seller's agents than Costa Rica buyer's agents.The name of the game for success in real estate in the ultra-competitive beach market is listing...

15/01/2024 Costa Rica – A Land Where the Exceptions Are the General Rules

I’ve always said that in Costa Rica Murphy’s Law works overtime. You know, the one that postulates that whatever might go wrong, probably will.That “general rule” of life in Costa Rica is especially true when it comes to trying to move from Point A to Point B, in a car – and the tighter the time schedule the more certain that the law is bound to ki...

10/01/2024 The Costa Rica Real Estate Purchase Process

I get questioned often about how the Costa Rica real estate purchase process compares with that of the U.S., or Canada...The truth is, even though there are similarities, it does differ quite a bit. This article will walk you through the 4-strep process of completing your Costa Rica real estate deal.Granted, there are two distinct real estate market processes, one followed by l...