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

InterNations – Connecting Canadians living in Costa Rica

Are you looking for fellow Canadians in Costa Rica? Do you need advice and tips from your Canadian countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other Canadian 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 Canada 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 Canadian expats in Costa Rica, hailing from all across Canada - from Vancouver, over Montreal to Ottawa.

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    From Canada, living in San José
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    From Canada, living in San José
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    From Canada, living in San José
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    From Canada, living in San José
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    From Canada, living in San José

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

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Forum Posts by Canadians in Costa Rica

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Canadians in our Costa Rica expat forums.

  • Live Music in CR?
    3 replies
    Apr 25, 5:01 PM
    Community member

    Hi Will! I live in Costa Rica, i'm working with music here, i suggest you, if you want to play in bars, to stay in San Jose, here there are some places for live music, the most famous is Jazz Cafe, …

  • Playa Hermosa/Jaco area
    6 replies
    Feb 9, 7:21 PM
    Community member

    Hi Karen! Thanks for your response! Unfortunately, I do not dive and I will not be in CR on the dates you will be here :( Hi Nikki! I will be moving to the Esterillos Este area in mid May but …

  • Looking a relocating to Costa Rica
    7 replies
    Apr 6, 7:40 PM
    Community member

    Hi Frank, I am previously from Victoria, B.C., where I practiced law for fourteen years before moving to CR in 1998. I returned to university to receive a CR Law Degree and now practice law in San …

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Receive Information and Tips about Costa Rica from Canadian 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 Canadian 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 Canadians in Costa Rica, living in San José, Quesada, Alajuela and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofCanadians in San José.

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

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from Canada 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 maple pancakes in San José...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Costa Rica to find institutions like the nearest Canadian 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 Canadian expats in Costa Rica.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Canadians 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 Canada 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 Canadians living in Costa Rica!