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    Finding other expats to share experiences in San José with, helped me a lot. Thanks to InterNations.

InterNations – Connecting Brits living in Costa Rica

Are you looking for fellow Brits in Costa Rica? Do you need advice and tips from your British countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other British expats to discover attractions like the volcanic Costa Ricans cordilleras together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Costa Rica or still residing at home in United Kingdom to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Costa Rica provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of British expats in Costa Rica, hailing from all across United Kingdom - from Cardiff, over Glasgow to London.

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    From United Kingdom, living in San José
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    From United Kingdom, living in San José
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    From United Kingdom, living in San José
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    From United Kingdom, living in San José
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    From United Kingdom, living in San José

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Brits expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Forum Posts by Brits in Costa Rica

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  • Friendship/social clubs
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    May 13, 1:17 AM
    Community member

    Hi Jemma I'm currently teaching in Taiwan and will soon be coming up to the end of my contract after which I'm thinking of heading to Costa Rica. I'm just curious, are you are teacher in Costa Rica? …

  • Just moved to San Jose from London!
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    Jun 22, 5:54 AM
    Community member

    Hi Will, bienvenidos a Costa Rica! I'm not sure about "night life" here but I know you're a football fan and there is a HUGE game, for Cost Rica, Tuesday against you lot! If you've been here for any …

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    Jul 31, 2:53 AM
    Community member

    Are you looking for EBP/ESP teachers? I have two Master's of Education, from UCR and another from Framingham State and have specialized in EBP/ESP for twelve years.

Ask experienced British expats in Costa Rica!

  • Where can I find British food?
  • Where can I meet other Brits?
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Find other Brits to share your hobbies with

Receive Information and Tips about Costa Rica from British Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Costa Rica is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your British compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Costa Rican culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Brits in Costa Rica, living in San José, Quesada, Alajuela and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofBrits in San José.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for British food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the British InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from United Kingdom in Costa Rica.
  • Receive and share advice in our Costa Rica Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for roast beef in San José...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Costa Rica to find institutions like the nearest British embassy and many others.

From the volcanic Costa Ricans cordilleras to the country's many unique conservation areas, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly British expats in Costa Rica.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Brits in Costa Rica

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Costa Rica. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Costa Rican cassado, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in San José's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit Caribbean Costa Rica, its incredibly biodiverse rainforests, and other impressive landmarks across Costa Rica.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from United Kingdom and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Brits living in Costa Rica!