Expat Guide to Living in Quepos
Whether you're already living in Quepos or preparing to move to Quepos, our Expat Guide to Living in Costa Rica offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Quepos. For answers to specific questions, visit our Costa Rica Forum to talk with expats in Quepos.
An expat in Quepos, Costa Rica learned that making friends and getting to know the area were key to her successful transition. And, she said that most expats expect family and friends from home visit regularly, but that expectation is not realistic.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Quepos handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Quepos by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Quepos - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Quepos by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Quepos? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Quepos? Help others moving to Quepos by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Quepos with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Quepos, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Quepos Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Quepos. If you are already living in Quepos, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Quepos:
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Quepos by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Quepos? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Quepos? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report