Cost of Living in Tamarindo

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1258
$2913
🛋️ Without rent
$564
$1687
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$694
$1225
🍽️ Food
$413
$1074
🚐 Transport
$49.5
$135
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$561
😀 Quality of life
33
🏙️ Population
6.87K

The average cost of living in Tamarindo is $1258, which is close to the world's average cost of living, ranked 4058th out of 9294 in our global list and 1st out of 9 in Costa Rica.

The median after-tax salary is $561, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 7755th (TOP 83%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 9th best city to live in Costa Rica. With an estimated population of 6.87K, Tamarindo is the 8th largest city in Costa Rica.

✈️ Closest airport41 kmNosara Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate16.3 µg/m³
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Prices in Tamarindo

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.82
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.46
 Cappuccino
$3.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$920
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$483
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1562
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$943
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$101
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$57.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2528
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2040
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$45.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.47
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.43
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.99
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$55
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$96.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$194
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9644

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