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Alma de la Selva


Alma de la Selva

777 +/- Acres of Costa Rican Pura Vida

UNESCO Savegre Biosphere Reserve

“Alma de la Selva,” translated as “Soul of the Jungle,” is a majestic 777+/- acre property nestled in the heart of the UNESCO Savegre Biosphere Reserve. This extraordinary ranch offers a unique blend of sustainable living and ecological diversity, featuring 125 +/- acres of rolling hill pastures, a verdant rainforest, a mature teak plantation, and a sprawling mile of Savegre River frontage.

Journeying thirty minutes from Manuel Antonio’s renowned national park, you arrive at a world of unparalleled natural beauty. The gated private road leads you to a meticulously designed tiny house, a symbol of sustainable luxury with its solar-powered amenities, full bath, well-equipped kitchen, and eco-friendly thermal drying cupboard. This serene abode, complete with a modern office space and a panoramic veranda, provides a perfect retreat amidst nature’s grandeur.

Alma de la Selva isn’t merely a retreat; it’s also a canvas for endless possibilities – from eco-tourism and traditional ranching to teak production. The property is a naturalist’s paradise, boasting an extensive network of trails leading to five majestic waterfalls, vibrant rainforests rich with wildlife, including endangered titi monkeys, coatimundis, peccaries, and a plethora of bird species such as toucans and scarlet macaws.

Each of the three ranchos (viewing platforms) offers a distinct perspective of this vast landscape. Mirador Pacifico presents breathtaking 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean, Mirador del Rio highlights the captivating Savegre River, and Ridgeline Mirador offers a panoramic view of the entire ranch.  In addition, the property offers ample opportunity for astronomy enthusiast and has provided stunning astrophotography. View a compilation of photos taken from the property HERE.

Costa Rica, particularly the Manuel Antonio area, has seen a surge in popularity, becoming a top destination on the Central Pacific Coast. This region specifically is celebrated for its perfect fusion of pristine beaches and lush rainforests, offering a unique blend of natural beauty and tranquility. Living in Manuel Antonio means being in proximity to world-class biodiversity, with the renowned Manuel Antonio National Park as your neighbor. The area is a hotspot for eco-tourism, attracting those who appreciate a lifestyle that’s in harmony with nature, while still enjoying access to modern amenities and a vibrant community. This growing appeal makes investments in properties like “Alma de la Selva” not just a personal haven but a strategic choice in a region that’s gaining global attention.

This property, surveyed for potential development with 20 homesites, presents endless opportunities. Whether seeking a personal haven or exploring business ventures in eco-tourism, cattle ranching, or land development, Alma de la Selva stands as a testament to the Pura Vida lifestyle – tranquil, harmonious, and connected to nature.

Discover the soulful essence of Costa Rican living at Alma de la Selva – a property that’s not just a home but a legacy waiting to be cherished.

AL Real Estate Broker #104140 Edward Orlan Perman; J. P. King Auction Company, Inc. Alabama Real Estate Firm #16959, J. King, Auctioneer #354, Edward Perman, III, Apprentice Auctioneer #3082

All showings require an appointment, and potential buyers must be pre-approved for purchase prior to visit.  Please contact J. P. King Auction Company at 800-558-5464 to schedule a tour of this property.