Expat Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Costa Rica - From jungles and volcanoes to stunning coastlines, lovely Costa Rica has it all. Nature lovers will be enchanted by the wealth of wildlife, with toucans and tree frogs just the beginning. Everyday life is relaxed and inexpensive in this sunny land.

Costa Rica Discussion Forum - Latest Posts

  Expat Experience - Ben von Jagow, Puerto Jimenez
  Golden Gringo Chronicle October 2017
  Touring the Southern Zone
  September Golden Gringo Newsletter Issued
  Golden Gringo Chronicles September 2017
  Expat Experience - Bob Normand, Quepos-Manuel Antonio
  Making friends in CR
  Why Moving To Costa Rica Will Probably Make You Happier
  Starting A New Business In Costa Rica - A Guide For Expats
  A Healthcare Guide For Expat Retirees In Costa Rica

Expat Focus Columnists - Costa Rica
Casey Bahr
Shannon Enete

  An Expat Guide To Dealing With The Bugs In Costa Rica

Articles - Costa Rica

Costa Rica is undeniably one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It is known for its lush forests, stunning volcanoes, expansive coastline and picturesque landscapes. Tourists from all over the globe are attracted to this region of Central America thanks to its unique and diverse flora and fauna. Costa Rica has also become a very popular expat destination, due to its rich culture, stability, relaxed lifestyle, high living standards, healthcare, weather, cuisine, safety, activities, nightlife and living costs. In the last few years, several international surveys have ranked this nation as one of the best or happiest places to live.   more ...

  Why Moving To Costa Rica Will Probably Make You Happier

Articles - Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most sought-after destinations for travelers. The country is a small one, geographically speaking, but it is big on tourism, thanks at least in part to its incredible diversity.

Divided into six regions – the Caribbean Region, the Central Pacific Region, the Central Valley Region, the North Pacific Region, the Northern Weather Region, and the South Pacific Region – Costa Rica offers a plethora of choices for all kinds of travelers visiting it.   more ...

  Starting A New Business In Costa Rica - A Guide For Expats

Articles - Costa Rica

It may not be the first destination to roll off an entrepreneurial expat's tongue, but starting a new business in Costa Rica has a lot to recommend it.

It is not only an increasingly popular destination for tourists, but expats are also gravitating to the country, no doubt attracted by its reputation as being one of the happiest places in the world for expats to live.

That's the finding from the Happy Planet index, and the friendly people there will often say that the country exemplifies 'pura vida', or pure life.   more ...

  A Healthcare Guide For Expat Retirees In Costa Rica

Articles - Costa Rica

Not only is public healthcare relatively cheap but the standard of living for expats there is also very good.

Costa Rica has some of the best medical facilities to be found in Latin America the country has two healthcare systems that they can access.

Among the surveys placing Costa Rica as a great place for expat retirees is the magazine International Living, which places the country regularly in its top 10 and in its latest survey it came fourth in the world.   more ...

  Costa Rica - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Articles - Costa Rica

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Costa Rica and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...


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