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Cost of Living in Playa Jaco, Costa Rica

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Feb 11, 2022

Summary: What is the cost of living in Playa Jaco, Costa Rica? Hear what expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Playa Jaco have to say about the cost of housing, health insurance and general living costs.

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Is the cost of living in Playa Jaco high?

We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Playa Jaco, they wrote:

"In Costa Rica, this is a difficult question as there are many different communities, some more popular with expats and others more with a local feel. You will certainly live comfortably at $2,000 per month. If you are renting, consider adding more to this amount. Again lifestyle is important to consider. High end dining and shopping, live concerts will be more expensive. Consider also these activities may not appeal to you upon retirement," explained one expat.

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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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