When considering a move to a new city, there is nothing more useful than hearing real-life stories and unique experiences from other expats who have lived there. We'd love to hear about your expat experiences. Please contact us if you live or have lived in Costa Rica and would like to share your story.


Jason is a Canadian expat living near Jacó, Costa Rica. He shares what he enjoys most about living in this coastal paradise and the unique lifestyle it offers. Read more about his life as an expat in Costa Rica.

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Jenna is an American expat currently living in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Read about her experiences in Costa Rica and how it differs to back home, as she shares her useful advice on meeting people and adjusting to a new way of life.


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Christopher Howard is an American expat who has lived in the Central American country of Costa Rica for almost 35 years. He is now a citizen of the country and runs a tour business. Read about his expat experiences in Costa Rica.

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Expat Health Insurance

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For anyone starting a new life abroad, ensuring access to good quality healthcare is essential. Cigna Global are specialists in providing international health plans for expats, ensuring you have access to quality care and support whenever you need it. Cigna’s health plans can be tailored exactly to meet the individual needs of you and your family.

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Moving Companies

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Moving Internationally?

Sirelo has a network of more than 500 international removal companies that can move your furniture and possessions to your new home. By filling in a form, you’ll get up to 5 quotes from recommended movers. This service is free of charge and will help you select an international moving company that suits your needs and budget.

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