Why Retire to Costa Rica?
Safe And Stable
#2 best place to retire
(International Living 2022)
Best Place to Retire
15th happiest country
(Happiness Index 2021)
Excellent Visa Options
How to Retire in Costa Rica
Affordable Quality Healthcare
Low Cost of Living
Vibrant Expat Communities
Choose where to live in the country
Identify banking and money transfer options
Understand your expat tax situation
Decide your residency route
Visit the country on an exploratory trip
Decide your move timeline
Set your retirement budget
Define your goals for life in Costa Rica
How StartAbroad Can Help You Retire to Costa Rica
Avoid hassle and expensive mistakes by working with high quality, trusted service providers
Real Estate & Rental Search
Visas & Residency
Car Purchase & Rental
What Clients Are Saying
"I am planning on retiring soon and have since been looking at several options to move abroad...It's an overwhelming process, but StartAbroad and their team have been extremely helpful...Every step of the way, they haven't just been guiding me but also providing me with personalized and curated advice for my unique needs...StartAbroad has truly served as a reliable partnership that hasn't just eased the process, but renewed my excitement to move abroad. I unequivocally recommend them to anyone that is looking to retire abroad."
Frequently Asked Questions About Retiring to Costa Rica
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Can I get by with little to no Spanish in Costa Rica?
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