Costa Rica Travel Advice
Make sure you are up-to-date with the pre-departure essentials before your trip to Costa Rica.
Useful Tips for Costa Rica Tours
The currency in Costa Rica is the Colon (CRC). We recommend that you wait until you go to the city center to change your money. Exchange rates are usually more favorable in the city.
ATMs are available and credit cards are widely accepted, except in some rural and remote areas.
We recommend carrying cash with you at all times for small purchases.
The Food Scene
For the must-try dishes, look for the family-operated, wholeheartedly authentic Sodas—the traditional restaurants of Costa Rica.
The rich plate of Casado is a typical Costa Rican favorite. If you are looking for a vegetarian option, Gallo Pinto is a flavorsome alternative.
You will rediscover the concept of chocolate with Costa Rica’s raw and unprocessed cacao.
Are you traveling alone? You can stay in a single room if your accommodation in Costa Rica has the single supplement option.
You can also choose to be roomed with a solo traveler of the same gender.
Feel free to contact your tour leader if you require assistance.
Our Costa Rica itineraries are packed with adventures in the cloud forests. Make sure you have all the essential gear you need.
Don’t forget to pack your flip-flops for the beach and hiking shoes for the rainforest.
We recommend having a mosquito repellent and sunscreen.
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