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Learn about the Costs of Living in Costa Rica

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This section shall develop what requirements are necessary in order to live in this tropical paradise. Initially a residency, different types and how to get one shall be developed on the Residency page. Organize what you want to take with you, rent initially to get a proper feel, develop spanish skills, explore best locations to live in Costa Rica and see what they each have to offer.

The climate is relatively humid all year round and the seasons are split: 6 months rainy season (couple of hours in the afternoon) and 6 months dry. 

COST OF UTILITIES IN CENTRAL VALLEY (San José)

  • 2 Bed Apartment: $600 - $900 / month

WATER

  • $20-$25 / month

RENT

ELECTRICITY

  • 480 kWh: $20 / month

WI-FI & CABLE

  • Cable: $50-$60 / month

  • Wi-Fi: $30 / month

FOOD SHOPPING

  • Farmers markets offer extremely reasonable fruits and vegetables

  • Around $400-$600 depending on your consumption patterns

Cost of living in Costa Rica table

  • 2 Bed Apartment: $600 - $900 / month

  • $20-$25 / month

RENT

WATER

CENTRAL VALLEY (San José)

UTILITIES

ELECTRICITY

  • 480 kWh: $20 / month

WI-FI & CABLE

FOOD SHOPPING

  • Cable: $50-$60 / month

  • Wi-Fi: $30 / month

  • Farmers markets offer extremely reasonable fruits and vegetables

  • Around $400-$600 depending on your consumption patterns

Cost of living in Costa Rica table

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