With one of the most skilled and highly educated populations in all of Latin America and a history and interest in technology, Costa Rica is a natural Nearshore choice for U.S. and Canadian companies.

At Golabs, we have the vetted talent, and qualified personnel you need to successfully outsource your tech challenges. We’ll help you achieve your business goals and make the most of today’s technology. Contact us today to learn more about our services.

Why nearshore in Costa Rica with us?

Costa Rica is the perfect place for agile software development in Latin America

Cost savings

The new financial reality sees every organization tasked with having a laser focus on cutting costs, managing demand and securing the right skills. When you outsource your tech needs, you can save money on labor costs and you won’t have to hire in-house staff to manage your technology.

Access to specialized skill sets

By partnering with a nearshore tech company, you can access skilled professionals who have the expertise and experience to tackle complex technical challenges. Costa Rica is a well-developed and politically stable country that values human rights, respects agreements, and keeps appointments.

Improved efficiency

Outsourcing can help improve efficiency by allowing you to focus on what you do best while relying on experts for everything else. At Golabs we know how to work with hybrid and remote teams, Costa Rica offers fast and reliable internet options including satellite services to participate in online meetings and video conferencing with our clients abroad.


We hire educated, talented, and receptive people who are open to new technologies and innovations. Due to its high concentration of technology companies and higher education institutions, Costa Rica is rich in IT talent and connectivity.

Ideal time zone

Costa Rica has one time zone (GMT-6) and keeps the same time offset all days of the year. When it comes to work ethic, we are not all that different from the United States and Canada. At Golabs, we work with innovative and efficient employees who are able to keep deadlines and follow through on commitments. Effective communication between teams and parties is important for the success of any project.

Costa Rica Nearshore

Biodiversity – 5% of Earth
Population – 4.8 Million
Labor Force – 2.21 Million
Education – 7.36% of GDP
Healthcare – 9.9% of GDP
Density – 203.5 inhabitants per square mile
No army – Since 1949
Area – 51,000 square miles
Languages widely spoken – English & Spanish

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