Escazu, Costa Rica
Escazu, Costa Rica
Escazu, Costa Rica

Retire in Escazu, Costa Rica

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Sep 24, 2021

Summary: What is it like to retire in Escazu, Costa Rica? Retirees share their experiences living in Escazu.

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What is it like to retire in Escazu?

"When we first moved to Costa Rica, I went to Women's groups and my husband and I went to Expat gatherings. We also attend a English speaking non-denominational church called Unity. It is very easy to meet other expats in Costa Rica, but I would recommend putting yourself out there. Volunteer work is another great way to meet people," added another person in Escazu.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000. Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Some of Joshua's more popular articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 8 Best Places to Live in Croatia and the Living in Mexico Guide. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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