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How Much Are Meals, Drinks, Transportation in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is one of the most affluent & well-educated countries in Central America which is obvious in the pricing of utilities, food, rent, & real estate. Public healthcare is cheap in Costa Rica. Prices start at about $20 per month. Private plans on the other hand, are relatively expensive at about $50-$100 per month depending on medical history, age, and general health. At a private clinic, an appointment with a doctor costs about $75 and most of the procedures, exams, and prescriptions cost a fraction of what they generally do in the U.S.


Costa Rica is one of the most affluent and well-educated countries in all of Central America. The country is widely varied in biodiversity, landscape, climate, and cost of living – which is quite apparent in the pricing of utilities, food, rent, and real estate throughout its provinces. .