The cost of utilities in Costa Rica may vary depending on the area in which the housing is located, as well as from the company providing these services.
For example, the price of electricity in the province of San José from CNFL in 2019 has not changed much since 2016.
Water issues are decided in the country by AyA.
Water and sewage prices:
Tap water runs only cold, and it is never icy. Therefore, many Costa Ricans often shower without heating. However, almost everyone installs a special electric shower head for instant water heating.
(price 10000-14000 colon).
Costa Rica is a country of eternal summer, and there is no heating system in houses. The temperature of the air in the rooms is usually regulated with the help of air conditioners, heaters or fans.
Payment for garbage collection in the country in most areas is included in taxes.