Useful Contacts and Resources

Contact details for organizations and links to resources relevant to housing in Costa Rica...

Buying or Renting Property

Utilities

  • Costa Rican Institute for Electricity (Grupo ICE, in Spanish)
  • Costa Rican Water and Sewer Institute (Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarilladas - AyA, in Spanish)
  • SUTEL (Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones) – telecommunications industry regulator (in Spanish)
  • Kölbi – mobile telephone service provider (part of ICE group, in Spanish)
  • Movistar – mobile telephone service provider (part of Telefónica, in Spanish)
  • Tuyo – mobile telephone service provider (in Spanish)
  • Claro – mobile telephone service provider (part of América Móvil group, in Spanish)
  • Fullmóvil – mobile telephone service provider, using the Kölbi network (in Spanish)
  • Kölbi Hogar – one of the main Internet providers (in Spanish)
  • Costa Rica WIFI – one of the main Internet providers
  • RACSA – one of the main Internet providers (in Spanish)
  • Idnet – one of the main Internet providers (in Spanish)
  • CABLETICA – cable TV and Internet provider (in Spanish)
  • Tigo (formerly Amnet) – cable TV provider and Internet provider (in Spanish)
  • Cablevision – cable TV provider (in Spanish)
  • Teletica – cable TV provider (in Spanish)
  • Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) – cable TV provider (in Spanish)
  • SKY – satellite TV provider (in Spanish)
  • Sun Sat TV – satellite TV provider