The Before You Move section covers articles and guidance that are important to read before deciding if a move to Costa Rica is right for you. While these articles provide some helpful information to those currently in Costa Rica, they are really tailored to folks who are considering a move to Costa rica. This section includes articles you can rely on pertaining to working in Costa Rica, the cost of living, lifestyle, safety, and more.
“Can I work in Costa Rica?” This is another one of those frequently asked questions among expats. And it’s one with good reason: answers on the Internet are all over the place! So, here’s the Cliff’s Notes answer: Probably not, at least not at first. ... Read More ?
Living in Costa Rica is sunshine and sandy beaches, rainbows and afternoon naps in the hammock. It’s a lot of exactly what you think (and hope) it’ll be. It’s also tax benefits for U.S. taxpayers. Huge benefits. Benefits to the tune of $200,000+ in reduced ... Read More ?
Ask anyone: Costa Rica has some of the best healthcare in Latin America. But, Latin America is one thing; the real question is – is Costa Rican healthcare good, by international standards? The short answer: Yes! Healthcare in Costa Rica is excellent, period. In fact, ... Read More ?
Almost by definition, when you move abroad, you also leave your comfort zone. (Literally and figuratively.) And when you’re outside your comfort zone, one of the first questions you ask is, am I safe? In Costa Rica, the answer is yes. Costa Rica is a ... Read More ?
The short answer: Yes, usually. The long(er) answer: Only certain pets. And you’ll have to meet some basic requirements. Here are the important details on bringing pets to Costa Rica: Cats and Dogs Welcome Bringing cats and dogs to Costa Rica is a relatively simple ... Read More ?
When you think of Costa Rica, what comes to mind are images of white-sand beaches and monkey-laden jungles, turquoise oceans and coffee-blanketed mountains, active volcanoes and class II-V whitewater rivers. Correct, on all accounts. Costa Rica is a natural paradise. So, while you’re thinking green, ... Read More ?
So, you want to move to Costa Rica? You probably think your days will be spent with your toes in powdery sand, strolling along white-sand beaches. You believe you’ll take naps in a hammock, the breeze in your hair and the Pacific at your feet. ... Read More ?
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