Costa Rica Business Ideas

Thinking about a move to Costa Rica but not sure what business to start? Costa Rica offers a diverse landscape for both living and entrepreneurship, with opportunities that cater to its ever expanding tourist industry and the needs of its local residents. From a bustling beachfront bar to a detail-oriented home inspection service, or the inviting aromas of a real French bakery, there's a niche for every entrepreneur. Whether your interest lies in direct service, luxury amenities, or innovative tech solutions, each business idea on this list is a pathway to integrate and flourish in Costa Rica.

List of Business Ideas

  1. Healthy Fast Food/Salad Bar
  2. Food Delivery service
  3. Beach Front Bar & Restaurant with Air Conditioning
  4. Smoked Meat Delicatessen/Butcher
  5. REAL French Bakery and Pastry Shop
  6. Traveling Food Truck
  7. Beach Club in Coco Open to Public with Adults only section
  8. Home Inspection Company that only does inspections
  9. Repair, Maintenance and Remodel Company
  10. Pet Sitting Service
  11. Property Staging Company
  12. Shopping Service
  13. Official Translator that is fluent in both English and Spanish
  14. Appliance Repair Service
  15. A/C Repair
  16. Boat Mechanic
  17. Senior Care Giver (in Home)
  18. Wedding Planner
  19. Online based businesses: App Development, Online contract work where companies allow you to work from home, Specialized Call Centers, SEO and Web Design
  20. Plumber
  21. Chiropractor
  22. Picture Framing Service
  23. Home Security Systems Installation and Maintenance Service
  24. Electrician
  25. Landscaping Design and Maintenance Service
  26. Car Mechanic
  27. Home Audio Theatre Installation Service
  28. Large Photo Copy Service (for architectural plans, etc.)
  29. Fabric and Crafts Store
  30. Office Supply Store with good selection
  31. Golf Cart Rentals and Repairs
  32. Higher quality Jewelry Store
  33. Bicycle and Scooter Rentals for kayaks, beach stuff, etc. that deliver them to your vacation rental prior to your arrival and then pick them up after you leave
  34. Garden and Home Center with reasonable priced items to outfit your home or condo
  35. Car Detailing and Waxing Service
  36. Exterior Window Washing especially for 2 and 3 story Homes and Condos
  37. Maid and Cleaning Service with staff that can be hired for individual jobs. Fully Insured
  38. Guided Bicycle Tours for Mountain & Road
  39. Sporting Goods Store
  40. Clay Tennis Courts
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