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Cost of Living in Mal Pais, Costa Rica

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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Jul 09, 2024

Summary: The cost of living in Mal Pais, Costa Rica is relatively low compared to other countries. A nice 1 bedroom apartment can cost anywhere from $500 to $1,000 per month, while a nice 2 bedroom apartment can cost anywhere from $800 to $1,500 per month. The cost of dinner at a moderately priced restaurant is usually around $15 to $20 per person.

Is the cost of living in Mal Pais high?

We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Mal Pais, they wrote:

"The cost of living in Mal Pais is generally considered to be high. It can be particularly expensive for groceries, alcoholic beverages, and clothing," remarked one 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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