Why Expats Leave Costa Rica

Costa Rica has long been regarded as a premier destination for expats seeking a tropical paradise. With its stunning natural beauty, stable democratic government, and reputation for being the "Switzerland of Central America," it's easy to understand the country's attractions.
Many people come on vacation and find themselves yearning for a permanent move, a permanent change of pace. But despite Costa Rica's well-established appeal, a significant number of expats find themselves departing within a year or two of arriving. Let’s explore why expats leave, shedding light on the challenges and realities that often clash with the idyllic expectations of life in Costa Rica.
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