Cosmetic Surgery in Costa Rica: Why This Latin American Destination is a Good Choice for your next Procedure

Suppose you are looking to improve your appearance combined with a memorable vacation. Costa Rica offers a wide variety of cosmetic surgery destinations that fit any budget.
Whether you want a beach vacation, or to explore the mountains, Costa Rica has something for everyone. But one thing that everyone agrees on is that the country is lovely.



And one of the reasons why Costa Rica is such a popular destination for cosmetic surgery is because it offers a variety of options.

You can find destinations near the beach or visit them in the mountains. There are options for everything from liposuction to nose jobs, so you can find what you are looking for.

But the beauty of Costa Rica is not just the beauty of the country. It's also the beauty of the medical facilities that you will find there.

Costa Rica has some of the best medical facilities you can find. They have been accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) – the highest accreditation standard in the medical field. So if you want a cosmetic surgery vacation that will be truly life-changing, Costa Rica is the place to go.


The cost of Cosmetic Surgery in Costa Rica

The cost of cosmetic surgery in Costa Rica will vary depending on where you want to go. And because Costa Rica has so many options, you will definitely be able to find one that fits your budget. An excellent guide to the best cosmetic surgery clinics is provided by the Best Cosmetic Surgeons website and directory, an independent resource for cosmetic surgery tourism.

An excellent example of the savings you can make compared to prices in North America is typified by Dr Gustavo Chavarria. He is a specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery located in San Jose, Costa Rica. A facelift that might cost you around $14000 in New York or LA could cost as little as $5000 at Dr Chavarria's clinic. Similarly, a tummy tuck would be about $5000 compared to a North American cost of approximately $9000.

With these savings readily available in Costa Rica, it is little wonder that savvy medical tourists are putting this destination at the top of their lists.


Costa Rica is also a popular destination for other types of medical treatments. These include orthopaedic, gynaecological, cardiac, and different kinds of surgery.

There are two main areas where people like to go for cosmetic surgery in Costa Rica: San Jose and its trendy suburb of Escazu. San Jose has some of the best medical facilities in the country. It also has the most options for cosmetic surgery. 

Some medical tourists prefer to base themselves in Escazu with its bars and restaurants, Costa Rica's largest shopping mall - Multiplaza Escazu - and, most importantly, the excellent Hospital La Cima.

If you are looking to improve your appearance, cosmetic surgery is an excellent choice. Inexpensive rates can be found in Costa Rica's great medical facilities. Costa Rica has a unique culture and amazing views that will make your experience unforgettable. This country has a very welcoming attitude towards tourists.

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