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Emanuele Casabona

Living in Costa Rica, from Italy

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

Victoria Arrington

Living in Costa Rica, from Great Britain

"When I first heard about InterNations, I thought: This is exactly what I was searching for. What a great site."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Canadians in Costa Rica

  • Join our community and get to know members of Costa Rica’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Costa Rican expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in San José, Quesada and many other regions

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.

  Canadian Expats in Costa Rica Posted:


Hi Berit, have you found a condo?


Hi How long are you looking at renting the house and is it furnished? What are is the house in an...


I recommend Chef Adriana Araya, she works around your budget. 8301-1165,

Re: Where to leave?

Good day! We are about to move to SJ this summer and we would love to get some recommendations o...

Re: Any ideas on day trips in or from San José?

My husband and I will be visiting Costa Rica for the first time. We have booked Christopher Howard'...

Re: Tips on things to do in San José

My husband and I will be visiting Costa Rica for the first time. We have booked Christopher Howard'...

Fellow Canadians in Costa Rica

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 of Canadians 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!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men