Cost of Living Estimator in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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Restaurants 304.10 $
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.11 $ x 4.34 = 43.86 $
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.07 $ x 1.86 = 16.88 $
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 59.68 $ x 3.10 = 185.00 $
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.48 $ x 0.775 = 2.70 $
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.97 $ x 0.775 = 3.85 $
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 $ x 2.325 = 4.62 $
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 $ x 2.325 = 3.41 $
Cappuccino (regular) 3.53 $ x 12.40 = 43.78 $
Going out 60.33 $
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.50 $ x 4.20 = 23.11 $
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.48 $ x 1.05 = 3.66 $
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.97 $ x 1.05 = 5.22 $
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 $ x 1.05 = 2.09 $
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.47 $ x 1.05 = 1.54 $
Cappuccino (regular) 3.53 $ x 7.00 = 24.71 $
Cigarettes 0.00 $
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.67 $ x 0.00 = 0.00 $
Food at Home 623.08 $
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.53 $ x 3.8216883 = 28.77 $
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.34 $ x 15.9467513 = 37.27 $
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.09 $ x 12.7574011 = 13.86 $
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.41 $ x 11.5733333 = 39.44 $
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.26 $ x 12.7574011 = 54.36 $
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.64 $ x 19.1361016 = 88.70 $
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.53 $ x 19.1361016 = 124.90 $
Apples (1 lb) 2.09 $ x 38.2722032 = 80.10 $
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 $ x 31.8935027 = 19.81 $
Oranges (1 lb) 1.33 $ x 38.2722032 = 50.73 $
Tomato (1 lb) 1.22 $ x 25.5148021 = 31.20 $
Potato (1 lb) 1.08 $ x 25.5148021 = 27.63 $
Onion (1 lb) 1.02 $ x 12.7574011 = 13.00 $
Lettuce (1 head) 1.15 $ x 11.5733333 = 13.31 $
Drinks at Home 59.86 $
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $ x 5.1190476 = 12.56 $
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 $ x 1.0238095 = 2.95 $
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.94 $ x 0.7678571 = 9.16 $
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.35 $ x 15.00 = 35.20 $
Car and Gasoline 0.00 $
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.62 $ x 0.00 = 0.00 $
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,915.69 $ x 0.00 = 0.00 $
Public Transport and Taxi 113.23 $
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.70 $ x 0.00 = 0.00 $
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.44 $ x 0.00 = 0.00 $
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.75 $ x 0.00 = 0.00 $
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.19 $ x 0.00 = 0.00 $
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 56.61 $ x 2.00 = 113.23 $
Leisure and Sport Memberships 246.62 $
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 98.74 $ x 2.00 = 197.48 $
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.57 $ x 2.00 = 49.14 $
Vacation and Travel (Monthly Approximate Amount) 0.00 $
Utilities 135.81 $
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 73.08 $ x 0.6547619 = 47.85 $
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 22.48 $ x 2.00 = 44.96 $
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 43.01 $ x 1.00 = 43.01 $
Clothing and Shoes 58.81 $
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 70.75 $ x 0.20 = 14.15 $
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.31 $ x 0.20 = 9.46 $
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 95.13 $ x 0.20 = 19.03 $
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 80.85 $ x 0.20 = 16.17 $
Rent 1,545.35 $
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,545.35 $ x 1.00 = 1,545.35 $
Childcare and School Fees 0.00 $
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 381.06 $ x 0.00 = 0.00 $
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,275.91 $ x 0.00 = 0.00 $
Other Goods and Services 138.27 $
Household Supplies, approximation using (Groceries index + 20) / 100.0 x 20EUR x 2 family members 37.25 $
Electronics, approximation using 30.0EUR * (household members + 1) formula 74.33 $
Other, approximation using Cost of Living Plus Rent Index 26.69 $
The overall estimate of monthly spending* 3,285.45 $

* Our estimator doesn't include insurance, health-related expenses, parking fees, or domestic help. It doesn't take into calculations income tax.

Use this tool to calculate allowance or adjustment if relocating to Tamarindo, Costa Rica. To get more information about prices displayed on this page, please visit Cost of Living in Tamarindo.
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