San José

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Emanuele Casabona

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

Victoria Arrington

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

InterNations - A Place for Brits in San José

Hello to all of our Brits in San José! Are you interested in getting to know fellow British expats in San José? Are you looking for advice from other Brits, e.g. which bars in San José will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for roast beef?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations San José. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of British expats, coming from London, Cardiff, Glasgow and all regions of the UK.

Meet fellow Brits at our events in San José

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

Find More Information in Our San José Expat Guides

  • Moving to San José

    If, before moving to Costa Rica’s capital, you imagined a new life amidst tropical rainforests or beaches, we have bad news for you. However, what you will find is a busy, modern city in the center of Costa Rican life. Our guide on moving to San José has further info!
  • Living in San José

    Welcome to the Central Valley! San José and its metro area are the best choices for expats going to Costa Rica: You’ll enjoy a high quality of life and affordable prices. San José has different faces in different neighborhoods, though! Our guide has details.
  • Working in San José

    San José is not only highly lucrative for foreign investors and multinational corporations; the number of expats is high as well. However, getting there might be harder than you think. Read more in our guide on working in San José!

Forum Posts by Brits in San José

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Brits in our San José expat forums.

British Expats in San José Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where British expats in San José exchange experiences and tips to support each other. "Chepe", as the local people say, can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know San José’s British expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow British expats in San José.
  • Use the Expat Guide for San José to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Brits in San José at Our Events

Our community in San José is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in San José’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other British expats to explore the country's many unique conservation areas. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from the UK in your local community as well as Brits in Costa Rica nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Brits living in San José!