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Retire in Mal Pais, Costa Rica

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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Apr 16, 2023

Summary: Retirees are attracted to Mal Pais, Costa Rica for its stunning beaches, lush rainforest, and laid-back atmosphere. There are several retirement communities in Mal Pais, offering a variety of amenities such as swimming pools, tennis courts, and fitness centers. The cost of a nice two-bedroom home in Mal Pais is typically around $200,000 USD, while a nice three-bedroom home can cost around $250,000 USD. The weather in Mal Pais is typically warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit.

What is it like to retire in Mal Pais?

"Retiring in Mal Pais can be a great experience. Located in the southern Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, Mal Pais offers a relaxed and laid-back lifestyle that make it a great place to retire. Mal Pais has a scenic coastal setting, surrounded by beautiful beaches and forests, and a great climate year-round. This allows for outdoor activities such as snorkeling, diving, surfing, fishing, and hiking all year round. There is also a vibrant local community and plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops to explore. With a low cost of living, retirees can enjoy an affordable lifestyle in Mal Pais that includes easy access to healthcare and other services. With its laid-back vibes and accessible lifestyle, Mal Pais is a great place to retire," explained one retiree living in Mal Pais.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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SJB Global is a top-rated financial advisory firm specializing in expat financial advice worldwide, offering retirement planning & tax-efficient solutions with a regressive fee model.
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SJB Global is a top-rated financial advisory firm specializing in expat financial advice worldwide, offering retirement planning & tax-efficient solutions with a regressive fee model.
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