Travel Information

Indian citizens travelling to Costa Rica

Citizens of India that are travelling to Costa Rica need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Costa Rica

⛅ warm weather
🤝 friendly locals
🐌 Below average wifi
🏖️ beaches
⚡ Above average wifi

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Costa Rica from India usually are around 83431.00 INR. British Airways is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Nature Air

. Popular domestic airlines are

Nature Air

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Movistar, and Kolbi


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is CRC.

1 INR = 7.923625 CRC

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $6.19 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

National visa may be substituted with a valid visa issued by the US or with a multiple-entry visa issued by Canada or a member state of the European Union.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Costa Rica. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Costa Rica has confirmed cases of COVID-19 and has cancelled most mass gatherings for at least two weeks or until further notice. Follow the advice of local authorities and check with the nearest embassy or consulate of Costa Rica to confirm the latest entry requirements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Costa Rica.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Costa Rica. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (2.53 / 5)
Safety (2.52 / 5)
Cost of Living (3.91 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$73.50 USD / night

Average Dinners

$6.19 USD

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Popular Cities in Costa Rica


Puerto Viejo

Santa Teresa