Costa Rica is very attractive to migration-seekers due to its peaceful and easy-going residents. Pacifists will appreciate the fact that it doesn’t even have a national army. But don’t forget the 801 miles of stunning coastline and world-class healthcare, too. Nature lovers also will appreciate the 52 species of hummingbirds.
The cost of living in Costa Rica is not too high. Couples will need about $2,500 per month to live comfortably so if you’re looking to retire, Costa Rica has a retiree program that you’ll be qualify for if you can prove $1,000 per month as income. Most folks will need a job in order to achieve permanent residency, but if you have skills that Costa Rica needs, things as simple as teaching English or entertaining tourists, the dream could be in reach.
6 facts about Costa Rica that will surprise you
- You’ve definitely tasted Costa Rica’s “golden grain.”
- Gallo pinto is the stuff of legend.
- Costa Rica’s Calypso King still lives in Cahuita.
- Alabama Quakers helped develop the Monteverde Cloud Forest.
- Over 100,000 turtles can take over Ostional’s beaches in a single day.
- Zoos and wildlife habitats look different here.