Costa Rica

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Costa Rica is a perfect place to live.

Did you know Costa Rica is one of the most desirable places in the world to live and retire? Many people choose to live in the Central Valley of Costa Rica, within a few miles of the capital city of San Jose and its international airport. Shopping, medical facilities, and hospitals are abundant and just a few minutes in any direction. Everybody knows this country for its beautiful natural scenery, excellent year-round climate, and friendly people. The majority of expats come from the USA, Canada, and Europe, making this place a unique country of many cultures.

So, if you’re thinking of the perfect place to get settled, Costa Rica is the right one.

Stable and Peaceful Environment

For more than 60 years, the country has prospered without an army. It is one of the most stable in the entire Latin American region.  There is a strong democracy in Costa Rica with a high voter turnout. It makes Costa Rica a worry-free environment to live in concerning the property and individual rights.

Growing Economy

According to GDP Annual, Economic Growth Rate in Costa Rica is 4.05%, and economic experts predict future prosperity in the country. Its economy is expected to go nowhere but up in the following years.


Costa Rica has a beautiful variety of microclimates due to the mountains. For example, from Cartago to Guanacaste, there is a wide diversity of weather to choose from. If you enjoy the warmth, then the beaches are a great location. If you prefer cooler weather, there are many areas in San Jose, Heredia, and Cartago to choose from.

Naturally Wonderful

Costa Rica is home to the world’s most magnificent natural treasures, including cloud forests, active volcanoes, and untouched beaches along the Caribbean and Pacific coasts. The biodiversity of this Central American country is well-known; it is home to around 500,000 animal species. Costa Rica is famous for its breathtaking national parks, where visitors may participate in thrilling sports such as river rafting, canyoning, cave tubing, and zip line. It’s also one of the most incredible destinations for animal enthusiasts to see exotic animals like macaws, sea turtles, and cute sloths.

If you would like to take a virtual tour around the most beautiful places in CR, click HERE

Expat Community

There is a large and growing expat community. As the baby boomers retire in mass, Costa Rica is an excellent choice for many retirees.

Proximity to the United States

If you leave your family in the US, there is no need to worry – flying in and out of Costa Rica will only take a few hours. It is a vacation destination. You might even be overwhelmed with friends and family that would like to come and visit you.

High Quality of Life

You will enjoy the quality of life, and the lifespan is excellent. It is on the list of countries ranking high in the happiness index. Moreover, Costa Ricans have a life expectancy of 81 years on average. According to InterNations, Costa Rica has 5th place in “better quality of life” countries. CR earned 3rd place in “Leisure Options,” ninth in “Health and Well-Being,” and the 1st in “Personal Happiness.” Click HERE for more information.

Affordable Medical Care

Different healthcare plans are available in CR at reasonable prices, and they are supplied by high-quality organizations such as Caja. Joining the national healthcare system gives you incredible benefits. There are no restrictions on pre-existing conditions with the Caja. For example, once you are a resident of Costa Rica, you are entitled to any services needed, including medication for any illness. Monthly Payments are very affordable regardless of your income bracket.

Easy Residency Program in Costa Rica

With as little as $1,000 USD per month, you can easily qualify for our retirement program – The pensionado category.
If you have $60,000 USD in a Costa Rican bank – you can qualify for Rentista Category.
With $150,000 USD in business or property, you can qualify for the Investor category.

Moreover, you can even own your own business and earn money while staying in the country.

 Click here to see what category is best for you.

At CRIE, we can provide you with all the information about the advantages that our beautiful country offers you. We have the experience and understanding to help you make the best-informed decision about moving to our country. Call or contact our friendly staff and let us help you discover more about the paradise we call Costa Rica.


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