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Dating Latin Women in Costa Rica

When men step off the plane on to sunny Costa Rica, they are sure to be captivated by the stunning beauty of the local women there. How could they not, with their gorgeous, tan skin and their captivating eyes.

After all, Costa Rican women are heavily sought after by Western men, not only for their looks alone, but also for their wholesome, yet alluring personalities. These men come to Costa Rica to meet these women, but if they remain ignorant of certain cultural differences, they may end up missing out on their chance to date a Costa Rican woman. To help you out, we’ve listed a few things that you should keep in mind when dating Costa Rican women.

Why Date Costa Rican Women?

Why should you date Costa Rican women?

The answer to this lies within the question itself. Costa Rican women are some of the most passionate and loving women you will ever have the good fortune to meet. The perfect combination between sensual and sweet, you will never be left wanting for anything else if you’re with a Costa Rican woman.

Friendly to a fault, they will greet you with a sweet kiss and make you feel as though you are the most important person in the entire world. But tread carefully, these women are shameless flirts, looking to have the time of their lives with the right guy. It is difficult to tell if you have the full attention of a tica as they approach life with a kind of careless joy, looking to be friends and fall in love with everyone they meet.

However, if a Costa Rican woman chooses you to be her partner in life, there is no end to the amount of fun and laughter you will have with her by your side. Never try to anger a Costa Rican woman, because as passionate as they are, once that passion turns to anger, there is no force on earth as fearsome as a wronged tica.

With their fiery personalities and their traffic-stopping looks, Costa Rican women are an eclectic mix of everything you could ever want in a woman. They will constantly push you to be a better version of herself, and will be a perfect friend, lover, and partner for you.

General Etiquette When Dating a Costa Rican Woman

Don’t assume that just because you’re a gringo, that Costa Rican women will be all over you. Costa Rican women are very proud, and are not going to be so easily impressed with you just because you’re white and have money. They have been experiencing the comings and goings of gringos in their country for many years now. It’s going to take a lot more than that to impress a tica.

Costa Rican women are natural flirts, just because she’s being nice to you doesn’t mean she’s interested. Costa Rican are very friendly by nature, whether friend or stranger, they will never hesitate to take a minute to talk. They also love to smile and laugh a lot, so it’s easy to feel like you’re the most important person in the world when you’re talking to a Costa Rican women. However, don’t get any ideas, because to Costa Rican women, flirting is like second nature to them.

Don’t be afraid to tell her how wonderful her country is. Costa Ricans are a proud people, and they have every right to be. From the many activities available to the beautiful sights that the country has to offer, there is no shortage of things to be proud of in the country of Costa Rica.

If you don’t have any ideas of what to do, don’t hesitate to ask your Costa Rican date for some suggestions. They’ll be more than happy to show you the sights and suggest some fun activities you can do while you’re in town. They’ll love to show off their country to you, and they’ll know all the best places to have fun.

Family is very important to her. Never assume that a Costa Rican woman will pick you over her family. The old adage, “blood is thicker than water” is very much in play in Costa Rica. Even if she gets in a fight with her family, you must never speak ill of them, and never take sides. No matter what the falling out is, at the end of the day, Costa Rican women will love their families above all else. ,

Respect Costa Rica’s traditional nature. Costa Ricans in general are very traditional. This means that even if your Costa Rican date is very liberal and outgoing, at heart, she is still a very traditional woman. She is most likely still living with her parents, and will continue to do so until she is married.

There are a lot of family events that are to be celebrated, and if you end up getting invited to one, don’t even think about refusing. Being accepted into the family fold of a Costa Rican woman is one of the key steps to winning a tica’s heart.

Expect your date to be at least half an hour late. Costa Ricans are very relaxed in nature, and this shows whenever they make plans to meet up and hang out with friends and dates. When making plans with your Costa Rican date, expect her to show up half an hour later than expected.

If you really need her to come on time, tell her to show up half an hour before the intended time to guarantee that she shows up on time.

She might say yes when she actually means no. Because of their flirtatious nature, Costa Rican women tend to attract all types, and this results in a lot of unwanted attention at times. But because of their friendly nature, she cannot say no to this attention.

So if you ask a Costa Rican woman out on a date or her number, she will always say yes and give her number, but she might not always follow through. You may end up waiting at the bar for hours, with no sign of your date, or end up with a dead number.

Costa Rican women love compliments. Costa Rican women know that they’re gorgeous, and they love being reminded of that fact. It’s very unlike the Western world where complimenting a woman can be taken as an insult or a sign of harassment. Costa Rican women love getting compliments and they love giving compliments in return.

Impress Your Costa Rican Date

Men make the first move. Costa Rica is still a male dominated society. This means that when it comes to dates, men are expected to ask the women out. Costa Rica is a land where chivalry is not dead, where men are expected to treat women as best as they can. This includes carrying the women’s heavy items, and walking her on the safe side of the street.

Men are expected to be the pillar of support for the women, so if you’re going to be dating a Costa Rican woman, be prepared to take the lead. This does not mean that Costa Rican women are weak, it just means that they prefer that men to be more manly, and one of the characteristics of a manly man is the ability to take the lead in a situation. Never assume that a Costa Rican woman is weak, in fact, they are some of the proudest and headstrong women you’ll ever meet.

Physical affection is great, in fact, it’s practically a requirement. Costa Rican women don’t really believe in material objects as an expression of affection. They believe that actions speak louder than any other form of expression of love.

Public displays of affection, such as hand holding, kissing in public, and hugging are fairly commonplace in Costa Rica. So if you want to show your girl how much you care about her, don’t be afraid to show it, even in public.

Love her cooking. Costa Rica is home to hundreds of local dishes and recipes. If a Costa Rican woman offers to cook for you, as much as possible, never turn down her invitation. Her cooking is a culmination of years of women passing down the family recipes to the next generation. If you insult her cooking, you are insulting her family and the heritage that they have kept alive for years.

Learn some Spanish. Learn her language! You cannot expect to woo a woman in her home country without putting in the effort to communicate with her in her mother tongue. You might worry about sounding odd and butchering the accent, but trust me, your Costa Rican girl will love the effort you put in.

Remember what we said about actions speaking louder than any other form of affection in Costa Rica? Nothing says effort like learning her language despite having difficulty with it.

Have you had any experience in dating a Costa Rican woman? What was your experience like? Comment below to share your stories with us, and while you’re at it, take a look at our International Dating Advice Articles pages for more articles like this.