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Getting to the Nicoyan central beaches

Our guide to driving to the central Nicoya Peninsula beaches Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula encompasses an expansive stretch of the country’s rugged northwest Pacific coast, lined with miles of largely uninhabited crystalline beaches, a rolling interior of dense forests and wind-swept cattle ranches, and a secluded interior gulf interspersed with quiet estuaries, mangroves, mysterious islands, […]

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Getting to and around the Southern Nicoya beaches

Visiting the Nicoya Peninsula’s southern beaches: The Naviera Ferry Tambor   Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula is known for its arid climate and windswept cattle and horse ranches; four national parks, including a marine preserve; hundreds of miles of crystalline beaches lined with renowned world-class waves; and the iconic Guanacaste tree whose massive, mushroom-shaped canopy shades […]

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Traffic Accident — What to do.

What do you do if you’re involved in a traffic accident? There is an almost zero likelihood of being involved in a car accident on your vacation. But just to be on the safe side, here’s our guide to what to do if you are: 1. Vehicle(s) involved in the incident must not be moved. […]

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Looking for a Luxury Vacation?

Luxury Travel Costa Rica is well known for its incredible wildlife, biodiversity and pristine beaches, but some may think they have to sacrifice luxury for a glimpse of the jungle. No so!  You can have it all! Fine dining, pampering spa treatments, attractively designed rooms with breathtaking views and still have an adventure in the […]

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Crossing the Border — not with a car!

Border Crossings   Rental vehicles cannot cross the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua, or from Costa Rica to Panama. Insurance coverage is void if vehicles are taken outside of Costa Rica and all costs for the paperwork, man hours and other expenses to return the vehicle if it is mistakenly allowed through customs, fall […]

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Car Drop Off and Pick Up Points

Car Drop off and Pick up Destinations   Costa Rica is served by several small national airports and waterways, as well as its road infrastructure. Visitors can either leave their rental vehicles in secure lots or arrange for delivery and/or pick up to facilitate car rental and travel. See the details below:   Tortuguero is […]