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What type of vehicle should I rent?

So many cars to choose from…   There are a number of factors to consider in order to select the most suitable vehicle for your Costa Rican driving. Location and destinations Generally speaking, visitors that intend to remain in the Central Valley or to travel destinations with a well-developed roads, such as Jacó, can rent […]

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Childseats – does my child need one?

Child Seating   Traveling with children? Check through our guidelines for the child seating regulations in place according to Costa Rican law—you may be surprised! Make sure that your car rental agency is aware of the children in your party that require seating. Car rental agencies provide child and booster seats, usually at a daily […]

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How to drive to Poas Volcano National Park

Enchanting Poás One of the most popular day trips for visitors looking to discover Costa Rican culture and unforgettable scenery is a trip to Poás Volcano National Park and surrounding pueblos, Fraijanes and Vara Blanca.   Located only 33 km from Juan Santamaria International Airport in Alajuela, the roughly one-hour drive will take you through the […]

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Exploring the South Pacific

Driving to Costa Ballena and Uvita   Some of Costa Rica’s most magical and pristine beaches are found on the Pacific Central Coast in the southernmost point of Puntarenas Province. The area is commonly referred to as Costa Ballena, or Whale Coast, and is aptly named due to the frequent whale sightings as well as […]

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Discovering the Magic of Orosi Valley

Exploring Orosi Valley   In the rush to shake off those winter blues with a beach tan, visitors to Costa Rica often flee the Central Valley immediately upon arriving, missing some of the country’s most cherished gems located within a one-hour radius of San José. One such spot is the verdant Orosi Valley in Cartago […]