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December 2016 1st edition

Puerto

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Unforgetable tours

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Bocas del Toro The essence of the Panamanian Caribbean Page 24

Maslow´s hierarchy of the

Backpacker´s needs Page 34

Border Procedures

Complimentary Edition

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Director´s column

Welcome!

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elcome to the first edition of our new on board magazine exclusively for Caribe Shuttle. It was born out of the idea that in order to provide the best service possible for our customers, we can’t stop at a van ride to get to and from various destinations. We wanted to find a way to also give you interesting and sometimes vital information for the places you are traveling to. The hope is to help you get a little more out of your trip and to create a better service for you. I thought of the name “The Wayfarer” one day after thinking and thinking what would fit our style and also convey our purpose. The meaning of “Wayfarer”, is one who travels from place to place...usually on foot. That more or less is what we do...hopefully not on foot! We are looking forward to developing a great and entertaining distraction for you while traveling with us and some useful information for you to take with you at your next destination. Welcome aboard and happy travels!

www.caribeshuttle.com The Wayfarer is the first onboard magazine for a shuttle company in the region of Central America. With over eight years of experience in the shuttle service business, Caribe Shuttle is taking a step forward and presents this new magazine to all its customers, business partners and friends, as a value information media about their destinations anservices.

Director Carlton Whiteside carlton@caribeshuttle.com Contributing Editors Nicholas Corea Sy Murdoch Sales Executive Tanya Pedroza tanya@thewayfarermagazine.com Puerto Viejo +(506) 2750-0626 +(506) 7119-2954

Phone: +(506) 2235-7286/ 2241-2329 info@alteacomunicacion.com Project Manager Ronny Garro Ureña rgarro@alteacomunicacion.com Publisher Ma. Martha Mesén Cepeda mmesen@alteacomunicacion.com Design Coordinator Kristel Chacón Quesada kchacon@alteacomunicacion.com • Graphic designer Natalia Letona Palencia nletona@alteacomunicacion.com • Infographics Fernando San Martín fmartin@alteacomunicacion.com Pictures www.shutterstock.com

Carlton Whitesides Director

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Contents Puerto viejo

Arenal

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Bocas del toro

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San Juan del Sur

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Monteverde

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San JosĂŠ

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Border Procedures

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Map & Schedule

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Our destinations: Favorites

Puerto Viejo, unforgetable

tours

Located on the beautiful Caribbean coast, this is a crystal blue water paradise surrounded by a culture full of color and flavor.

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his is Puerto Viejo, a unique place that combines tropical climate with Afro-Caribbean culture and indigenous traditions. Puerto Viejo full of excitement! So what to do, where to start?

If you are looking for some adventure, Puerto Viejo is the perfect place. Rafting, canopy, hiking, horseback, riding on the beach or into the jungle ‌ Come visit this little place on the Caribbean coast.

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The snorkeling in Puerto Viejo in this tour is really exciting, wonderfull. Why? Because You can see a starfish , turtles and a huge fish leon. First, we journey from Manzanillo into the Gandoca Refuge to Monkey Point. Here, we will be on the lookout for 3 different types of dolphins: Bottlenose, Atlantic Spotted and Brazilian Tucuxi. As we near the shore, the boat stops to allow you to enjoy what we believe is some of the best snorkeling in Costa Rica.

Activities & Things to Do The hiking tour in the Gandoca Refuge is known for its extraordinary biodiversity complete with manatee, crocodiles, monkeys, sloths, parakeets, toucans, butterflies, snakes and much more. Our local guide will hike with you into the Gandoca Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge helping you to spot animals, providing you with information about the refuge and more, answering any questions you might have.

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Our favorite Hotels

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Cashew Hill Jungle Lodge and OM Retreat and Training Center A tranquil, ocean view property with refreshing sea breezes. Cashew Hill is located close to the heart of Puerto Viejo town but just far enough away to be nestled in a quiet, lush jungle landscape exposed to the local flora and fauna. • Private ocean and jungle view cottages with fully equipped kitchens and treetop balconies • International retreat and training center • Refreshing dipping pool • Organic gardens and Cafe • Spa and Bodywork Center 0-0256 +(506) 2750- 0001/275 • Fruit Trees • Daily yoga classes hilllodge.co.cr reservations@cashew • Bike rentals ge CashewHillJungleLod • Wi-fi e.co.cr

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Lotus Garden Strategically located 25 meters from the beach, this hotel combines the essence of the Caribbean with good taste in each of its corners, to enjoy and relax in the middle of nature. Asian-themed, the rooms are comfortable and spacious; they have air conditioning and a private bathroom with shower. In addition, some suites have a spa bath and a seating area. Close to the hotel is the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, and the Cahuita National Park is 20 km away. They offer King Suites, Junior Suites and Economy Rooms to accommodate all types of travelers. All are spacious and comfortable rooms. King Suites have huge king size beds, AC and jacuzzi tubs, TV and wi-fi in the room.

Some other services and attractions includes: •complimentary coffee all day •reasonably priced breakfast menu •beautiful ornamental tropical flowers, orchids, heliconias, birds of paradise, spider lylies, wild iris, and exotic fruits like guava and guanabana •gorgeous white lotus flowers  •medicinal herbs and plants like chancapiedra, melinche, zacate de limon, jengibre, cúrcuma, ortiga •resident sloths, iguana, morpho butterfly, poison dart frogs, red-eyed tree frogs •huge variety of tropical birds like hummingbirds, parrots and kiskadee +(506) 2750-0232 ail.com

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Our favorite Hotels

La Ruka Hostel

A dream come true for two travelers like you. In 2011 a mermaid and a pirate fell in love in Puerto Viejo and started La Ruka. So come be a part of our little Caribbean family and let us show you around. Located just outside of downtown Puerto Viejo, where the jungle meets the road. Stop by and say hello. We look forward to welcoming you to Puerto Viejo.

Amenities • • • • • • • • •

Good music and people Private Rooms Dorm rooms Big community kitchen Hot water showers WiFi Parking Pool Table (Free) Surf and snorkel gear

www.larukahostel.com larukahostel@gmail.com LaRukaHostel +(506) 2750-0617

Our favorite Restaurants

Lazlo´s Catch of the Day

Here fresh fish is the star. In this genuine place the menu is what they caught during the day. Interesting, right? In fact, they are only open when they catch fresh fish, otherwise the restaurant will be closed. Its owner, a Hungarian based in this beautiful place, has been careful to choose the best ingredients to make the art of eating, a unique and memorable moment.

+(506) 8730 - 6185 Limón, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica

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A very good choice if you want to enjoy a fish bathed with a little olive oil and garlic, accompanied by some sauteed vegetables from the area or hand cut french fries. Also the most exotic cocktails and the best bartender in town with a particular sense of humor. We invite you to discover the Lazlo’s spoon here in Puerto Viejo.


Koki Beach Restaurant It is a place you will want to come back ... With a decor that blends the best of the Costa Rican Caribbean, simply enter to feel seduced and trapped by this magical place. The spectacular view that is integrated into Koki Beach Restaurant and the warmth as they cater to visitors, whether local or foreign, make it a favorite in the area. With an international menu that is a true fusion of ingredients with native and

organic products, will make your stay a perfect delight for your senses. Each dish is finely drawn and their owners being committed to sustainable agriculture and respect for the environment, makes the taste for good food, a real treat for the gods. If you are in Puerto Viejo, enjoy good food, good drinking, music and vacations in this emblematic place. +(506) 2750-0902 KOKIBEACH @kokibeach

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Bread & Chocolate Our favorite spot for breakfast has to be Bread and Chocolate! it’s a busy café found in the center of town. At peak breakfast hours you may have a short wait for a table, but it’s well worth it. Start off your day with a French press coffee and a fresh juice to go with breakfast. They also have a delicious sandwich menu for lunch, or a great option on a hot Caribbean day is the fresh gazpacho accompanied by a fresh squeezed lemonade with ginger.

And we can’t talk about Bread and Chocolate without mentioning the CHOCOLATE!!! It’s hard to decide when considering dessert, as there are so many amazing options. Their locally grown cacao is made bean-to-bar in house and then turned into their delicious desserts. Whether you choose one of their chocolate cakes, their rich brownies, or their chocolate truffles, you can’t go wrong. Whether it’s to start off your morning, or to pass by in the afternoon for something sweet, We highly recommend this place!

Calle 215, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca,

Costa Rica

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Our favorite Restaurants

Stashus con Fusion

Listed as one of the restaurants with more experience in Puerto Viejo, Stashus is a true delight for the senses. Its owner has combined art and talent of the area with fine creations for the palate. Here local and international cuisine has a privileged place in the table of each of the diners.

With a relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere, you can escape in the tropical surroundings of this restaurant, while enjoying live music, or a pleasant company in Puerto Viejo. +(506) 2750-0530 Stashus-Con-Fusion n, next 200 mts south of tow Brown, door to Soda Elena a. Puerto Viejo, Costa Ric

Our favorite Bars

The Point Sports The Point…A different kind of Sports Bar. Sure we have sports on all (7) of our T.V’s all the time...and sure we have hot wings and (U.S.D.A. Beef) burgers...and sure we have ice cold beer and micro brew on tap, but did you know that we have local Caribbean cuisine made by the best chef south of Nicaragua? Check out our open air restaurant/bar located on Black Beach, steps to the Caribbean Sea. Ask for the Daily drink and food specials!

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Viejo, Limón, Playa Negra, Puerto Costa Rica


The Lazy Mon For locals and tourists alike it is the go-to place for live music, great Happy Hours (4-7 and 1012), amazing Sunsets and incredible nightlife. Famous for their Ice Cold Craft Beers, American-Style flame-grilled Hamburgers and handcut French Fries plus their delicious Salads and Caribbean Chicken. During the day, it’s a chilled out beach bar, with stunning views of the caribbean sea, with people from all over the world relaxing, enjoying the sun and playing futbol with the locals. From 4-7 is their famous Happy Hour, with 2x1 prices on all cocktails and Live Music starting most nights at 6pm.

Thurs-Sat, Lazy Mon hosts some of the biggest parties in all of the Caribbean, with great DJ’s from all over the world, awesome sound, live fire shows and more on their beautiful outdoor dance floor. You can dance and party the night away under the stars, beside the caribbean ocean. Don’t want to dance? There’s still plenty more to do: Ping Pong, Pool, Beer Pong, Live Sports, $1 Tequila and Guaro shots, plenty of tables to sit and hangout with your friends.. Did we mention the swings overlooking the water? (506)+ 2750-2116 thelazymon @thelazymon thelazymon

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Tasty Waves Cantina Located in beautiful Playa Cocles, Costa Rica, 1 Km South of Central Puerto Viejo, we are known for our GREAT Service, CRAFTED Cocktails, COOL Vibes and THE BEST Tacos in the Caribbean. We have prided ourselves on being your home away from home beach bar and restaurant since 2010. Join us for one of our theme nights or for a casual lunch with a killer view of the gorgeous Caribbean Sea

“All I need are some TASTY WAVES, a Cool Buzz and I’m fine.” Jeff Spicoli

• Thursday Night Trivia - 2x1 drinks and c30,000 in prizes. • Saturday Night Karaoke - $1 drinks @ 8pm. • Monday Night Movies - Free Popcorn for everyone! • Legendary TASTY TUESDAYS!!! 2x1 tacos and free drinks for ladies.

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Our favorite Bars

Mango Sunset Bar

Located right next to the ol’ barge and the bus station , Mangos is the bar for everyone. Not your average bar, our motto is “Drink, Dance, Party”! With drink specials everyday from 2 x 1 happy Hour from 6-10, to Ladies specials, Friday Saturday and Monday….Monday Madness being the grandioso with Free Mojitos for ladies from 10-Midnight…you always gonna find a little party going on.

Not everyone is looking to burn the candles at both ends all the time, so Sunday is our time to decompress and enjoy the beautiful sunset and Free BBQ. Boasting Puerto Viejo’s best Bloody Mary, come let us help you enjoy your time, while unwinding ocean side. + (506) 2750 -0507

If that’s not enough, Mangos is your late night after party going until 4 am Thursday through Saturday.

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Mango SunsetPuerto Puerto Viejo, Limón,

Costa Rica

Our favorite Tours Animal Rescue Centre, Chocolate Lady and Waterfall

3 in 1 Tour What could be better than a day watching baby monkeys, learning about chocolate, and hiking to a refreshing waterfall? You first visit the rescue center, which offers shelter, treatment and rehabilitation to ill or wounded wild animals. Next, visit an indigenous family growing cacao trees on their land. They will demonstrate the process of cacao fruit becoming chocolate. Lastly, your tour guide will bring you to a waterfall with refreshing swimming

holes, which are about a ten-minute hike down stairs and through the jungle. While Gecko Trail Costa Rica serves as the Southern Caribbean travel experts, we also offer a wide variety of tours, activities, hotels, and transportation throughout the stunning and exciting Costa Rica.

www.geckotrail.com info@geckotrail.com +(506) 2756-8159 or +1 415 230 0298

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Pacuare Rafting Tour Exciting and fun, that’s why you have to live it! The Pacuare River is one of the best choices for your adventure treks in Costa Rica. There isn´t another tour in the country that can offer you a perfect blend of wilderness exposure and excitement, both in one day. Pacuare is world famous for its sheer beauty. A true river gorge, it is flanked by steep, green walls. Here you enjoy the feeling of total isolation from urban life and the realness of being connected with nature. You see waterfalls cascade into the river from both sides as colorful, tropical birds fly right over your head. Amazing views of this virgin tropical rainforest area. It is not an overly challenging river, but it has a lot of rapids, therefore giving you an adventure filled with lots of fun. The 18 mile one day run includes a total of 52

rapids. Few rivers in the world can offer you so many. Upon arrival to the river we will gear you up with a life jacket, a helmet and a paddle and then briefyou with a full safety orientation talk. Finally, it is time to take off down the rapids! The first 4 miles consist of fun class II-III rapids which is a perfect time to test your new river skills and gain confidence in your team. We finish in Siquirres, at our own private Exploration Center, where you can take a shower, change and enjoy the gardens and terrace while having a beer or two and reflecting with your new friends about the great adventure you just shared.

e:1-646-205-0828, San José office, toll fre 62 phone:+ (506) 2222-62 center: on ati orm inf jo Vie Puerto +(506) 2750-2020 oors.com www.exploradoresoutd , Exploradores Outdoors rica sta co , are rafting rio pacu

We have daily departures from San Jose, Puerto Viejo and the Arenal Volcano, giving you the choice to start and finish at the place of your convenience.

PUNTA UVA KAYAK AND RAINFOREST HIKE This trip consists of three sections. After a safety briefing we will first embark in a magical sea kayaking journey paralleling a coast full of cliffs, caves, and the most amazing rainforest. Then we will paddle our way up river through a gorgeous rainforest where you can expect to spot monkeys, sloth, colorful birds, river turtles, bats and iguanas. Your professional guide will deliver a lot of interesting insights on this wonderful eco system. Back at the beach we will take a nice break to relax, swim and enjoy some nicely presented fresh fruit and snacks before hiking to the great over view at Grape Point.

What to bring? swim suit on, sunscreen, hut, long sleeve shirt/rash guard to cover

your back, camera (ideally water proof), water bottle, change of clothes, towel, comfortable walking shoes, insect repellent, binoculars, raincoat and a bit of cash. Includes: Transport, service of professional guide, gear, all entrance fees, fruits, snacks and bottled water. Minimum: 2 people e:1-646-205-0828, San José office, toll fre 62 phone: +(506) 2222-62 on center: Puerto Viejo informati +(506) 2750-2020 utdoors.com

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Words of a wayfarer

Puerto Viejo vs. The Classic

By: The Nicolas Corea*

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isit the laid back, lush jungle, the black sandy beach paradise of Puerto Viejo in Costa Rica and people will tell you PV is way cooler than the postcard-style pictures of white sandy tropical islands some 100 km away crossing the border in Bocas del Toro, Panama. Come to the archipelago of Bocas del Toro and you will hear the people sing the same tune about Puerto Viejo. I have spent the better (and I mean better) part of the last 6 years based out of Bocas, making many trips throughout Central America, including at least a dozen Puerto Viejo visits. So when I was asked to inaugurate this fine Caribe Shuttle on-board publication, it was clear that it was time to get to the bottom of the famous Carribean tourist destination rivalry between Puerto Viejo and Bocas del Toro- which one is better?

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Disclaimer: I have spent a great deal more time in Bocas, so I will admit there may be some unavoidable bias there, however; like I said, I have visited Puerto Viejo many times and I have also reached out to some long-time PV residents and people who have lived in both spots. By the way, PV stands for “Puerto Viejo” and BDT “Bocas del Toro.” Let’s begin by acknowledging their obvious shared strengths: warm, tropical, beautiful beaches, inexpensive (everything is relative), diversely populated, chuck-filled with ways to have fun and laid back as you can imagine anywhere in el Caribe. Whether you’re coming from Panama or from Costa Rica, if you’re planning on traveling to the Caribbean side, I will go ahead and invent a statistic that is nothing but an honest intuitive guess: 97.05% are visiting both PV and BDT. After checking out both,


Bocas del Toro: Caribe “Rivalry” you can’t help but notice their differences and compare. So, here it goes...

Round 1: Why is Puerto Viejo better? With my Bocas-bias and limited experience, I will offer this: beach access. While BDT has beautiful, and if not even better and more diverse beaches, you definitely have to be organized and motivated to get to those said picturesque playas. In Bocas, the best beaches are accessible only by boat, bike, automobile, rigorous hiking and/or helicopters. Not to say they aren’t worth it. But after indulging in the notorious night life that both destinations have to offer, Puerto Viejo definitely wins in the “roll out of bed at the crack of noon, find nourishment and wander across the street through the jungle and onto a worldclass beach before 1pm” category.

I really like the layout of PV: a few paved roads, luscious jungle aaaaand BOOM: playa, where Bocas Town is reminiscent of the Robert N. Marley tune “Concrete Jungle,” where the living ain’t so hard but getting to the best beaches can be challenging depending on your circumstances. 1st edition - www.caribeshuttle.com

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Words of a wayfarer

Thorin Hanna, not only waitresses at El Ultimo Refugio (best restaurant in BDT) but also spends way more time in PV and is more qualified to weigh in: ““PV has better grocery stores and an amazing farmers market with veggies, baked goods and tinctures. Also, the government doesn’t hassle businesses about live music so there is a great music scene there which attracts well-known artists and is great for tourism.” Original Lazy Mon open-jammer and member of the Cartoon Hamburger band Dan Coole, concurs about the bit on the government and live music situation and had this to add, “There is a bit more freedom in PV. In BDT the cops hassle girls about walking around in a bikini and men getting dropped off in town after a surf with no shirt on. That would never happen in PV.” In regards to the food, Thorin maybe right about that one but BDT does boast one amazing grocery store: The Super Gourmet. I will also say that Thorin and Dan are absolutely right about the great live music in PV. The music scene in PV encourages locals and travelers alike to participate and often leads to travelers who were going to leave on Friday to stick around

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We take you to some of the most SPECTACULAR ADVENTURES and you’ll be part of an unforgettable experience . Panama is a concentrated of sun, wildlife, nature, biodiversity, mountains, ocean, beaches, culture and History… And we know it all! GET READY for breathtaking moments!

EXPLORE

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Words of a wayfarer for the famous Sunday Lazy Mon Open Jam. I will give a vote to PV just for Lazy Mon. Live music sunset session on the beach in the center of town? Winning... Other fun spots that make me look forward to my PV trips: Tasty Waves and Rocking J’s. Keep up the great music and accessible beaches, PV.

Round 2: Why is Bocas del Toro better? Islands, islands, islands: think about the most stereotypical white sandy beach with a little island and just one palm tree and a coconut on the ground. Yep, BDT has got that one. While the beach access of PV is definitely convenient, the adventure of rounding up your crew and executing the perfect day excursion to an exotic, desolate beach location is part of the fun. From the massive waves of Bluff Beach to virgin paradise of Polo/Playa Larga/Punta Vieja (Bastimentos), the calmness of

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Starfish to the uncanny postcard-ness of the national marine park of Zapatillain Bocas del Toro, you have a diverse bunch of world-class beaches. The water taxi culture is also part of the charm of Bocas. Along with the colorful wooden houses from the United Fruit era, the people’s love for music, dance and speakers. Bocatorenians love a good party. That’s why in November during Fiestas Patrias where at least 5 or so national holidays, along with Bocas Day and Bastimentos Day, are celebrated- the town pretty much shuts down for a month long party. You’ve got to love it. And come to think it- PV has the wooden house, love for music, dance and party laid-back Caribbean vibe too. After all, even though different flags are being flown, this border we are talking about is just an imaginary line and this town has a similar heritage. I love both these places. Yeah, I ‘m going to go ahead and call this a tie: Puerto Viejo and Bocas del Toro are both winners!!!


If you come to the Caribbean side of Central America and you don’t work both of these spots into your itineraryyou’re crazy. Or maybe not crazy, but you are definitely missing out. And of course you can get to both of these destinations, back and forth as many times as you want and with great ease, with Caribe Shuttle. They will get you there; everything else is up to you. Enjoy! *Editor of The Bocas Breeze


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Bocas del Toro

The essence of the

Panamanian Caribbean

By: The Wayfarer Magazine

Surrounded by crystal clear water, beautiful landscapes and a diverse marine life, it is a magical destination that bewitches with its spell to anyone. Welcome to the Galapagos of the Caribbean, Bocas del Toro!

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ocated on the northern Caribbean coast of Panama, this group of nine main islands is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet. The Bocas del Toro province extends from the mainland to the archipelago and contains some of the most extensive rainforests in Central America. Home of one of the world heritage sites of UNESCO and the first marine park in

Panama, this place is considered as one of the best ecotourism destinations in this country. People navigate through the different islands, snorkel among the most diverse reefs in the region, learn to surf in the warm Caribbean Sea or embark on other adventures.

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Our favorite Hotels

Selina Hostel We have something to offer for every kind of traveler. The concept behind what drives Selina is to provide high quality, affordable accommodation for all budgets. Our stunning locations in Bocas del Toro cover all tastes - the waves and good vibes draw in surfers and backpackers to Isla ColĂłn and the beauty of the ocean and a night spent in the middle of nature brings travelers from all over to Red Frog. Not to mention the opportunity to meet others from unique places will inevitably make your experience with Selina an unforgettable one.

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Mamallena Hostel Bar +(507) 760-9934

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a Colon, Avenida H Norte Isl Bocas del Toro.

Hostel mamallena bocas its not just a hostel, we love what you love, fun, adventure and meeting awesome people, with the best deck in town, you can enjoy the most beautiful sunsets, good music and bar atmosphere you’ll love. Every day offering you the best, with happy hours and great staff, is a Full service hostel with a vibrant social scene and first place access to the caribbean ocean, We offer private rooms and dorms all

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of them with a/c wifi, kitchen and

and bathroom, free breakfast included.

Is your home away from home! Here it is the atmosphere and the service that makes the difference! Everything is made to make you feel comfortable and happy. It is also the most reliable source of information about Bocas and its surroundings, transportation and tours. Come and enjoy with us!


The Hummingbird Welcome to The Hummingbird. Escape to paradise and let us help you experience an unforgettable vacation. Offering personalized service from the moment you wake to the sounds of the jungle to the moment the waves lull you to sleep. Bluff Beach is a stunning and unspoiled beach that is known as one of the most important Caribbean nesting beaches for marine turtles. The Bluff area is one of outstanding natural beauty. As much a perfect

Bluff Beach, Isla Colon Bocas Del Toro, Panama

place to relax as it is for those wanting to indulge their hobbies such as bird watching and photography. The Hummingbird is a small, boutique, 6-room eco B&B situated on Bluff Beach, a stunning and unspoiled beach that stretches for 7km. We use advanced solar technology to produce our electricity and rain catchment for our water. Our restaurant and bar is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday – Sunday with Saturday offering an all day Argentinian BBQ.

+(507) 6949-3694 info@thehummingbirdpanama.com www.thehummingbirdpanama.com the hummingbird - panama

Palmar Beach Lodge

Palmar is located directly on the famous Red Frog Beach. Sleep in the Jungle, swim in the sea, hike through Bastimentos National Marine Park, fly on the zip line, explore in the caves, and take a yoga class. Enjoy delicious food and cocktails. Free wifi and boat shuttle. Dorms and privates available. Reserve on our website:

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Our favorite Restaurants

OM Cafe & Bar

In December 2001, a young East Indian woman who grew up in Toronto, Canada came to Bocas del Toro with a dream.

international menu which includes dishes such as their famous Pad Thai, Red Coconut Curry and Chicken Creme de la Creme, to name a few.

In September 2002, Sunanda’s dream was brought to life when she opened up OM Cafe & Bar in a little street side location with the help of her mom, who, armed with her culinary expertise and family recipes, worked tirelessly to create a diverse and delicious menu.

OM Cafe & Bar has come a long way in its 14 years of operation. In its newest location, you can enjoy the same excellent cuisine and funky atmosphere over the water with a beautiful sunset and ocean view. Come for happy hour and enjoy great drink specials like their famous house cocktail the MARACUYA MARAVILLA!

Everything at OM Cafe & Bar is made from scratch the “old fashioned” way, from the masalas, to the paneer and even homemade yogurt. If you’re not in the mood for just Indian they also have an

Hours of operation. Monday to Friday Happy Hour 3:00-6:30pm Dinner 5:00-10:00 pm

+(507) 6127 - 0671 www.omcafebocas.com Om Cafe Panama

Bocas Blended If you want to know Bocas del Toro, you definitely have to come here. In a reconverted and adapted bus, very picturesque, while enjoying the scenery around it, you can taste delicious wraps accompanied by delicious smoothies. Bocas Blended besides being a particular bus, offers its visitors wraps, sandwiches and salads of first quality. Also, their smoothies are famous in the area. So it is an excellent choice to sit and enjoy the sea views. n 5th and 6th at Ave North, betwee & Hostel Bocas Surf School dad) iu (c Bocas del Toro +(507) 757-9135

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El Ăšltimo Refugio After ten years of operation El Ultimo Refugio remains one of the most popular restaurants in Bocas del Toro. We are located on the South side of town over the ocean where diners can enjoy open air seating with tropical breezes and sweeping sunset views. The food is Caribbean inspired international cuisine with locally outsourced ingredients.

UltimoRefugio

Our seafood comes from both the Pacific and Caribbean side and we change our menu based on the freshest ingredients we can find. Many nights we have live music with a variety of musicians from all over the world. A relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff make a wonderful tropical dining experience.

ultimorefugio (507) 6726-9851 www.ultimorefugio.com

Open for Dinner Monday-Friday Credit Cards accepted Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free available

Bibis on the beach OVER THE WATER RESTAURANT AND BAR! Located At the Bucaneer Resort, Carenero Island. Just five minutes by boat from Isla Colon.

accompanied by a fine selection of delicious cocktails and spectacular view make this beautiful place an experience that must be repeated.

Happy Hour from 4-7pm.

Come and enjoy caribbean flavors!

The wide variety of Caribbean dishes, prepared with natural ingredients,

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The Bookstore Bar

Loco Dave’s AKA The Bookstore Bar “Central America’s Most Volatile Bookstore” invites you to experience cheap drinks, ping pong, Super Nintendo, N64, giant Jenga blocks and the highest quality live entertainment you will see in Bocas del Toro. Books are for sale and trade and they also provide the background for a night of adult beverage enjoyment. The Bookstore has been making alcohol affordable since 2010 with $1.50 beers, $2 shots and $3 mixed drinks and this is where you will find the best live entertainment in Bocas del Toro. Stay tuned for weekly concerts, live comedy acts and more. The Bookstore of course is the Home of Live Entertainment and Dead Celebrity

Appearances where such deceased famous singers as Michael Jackson, Bon Scott and the King of Roll and Roll (pictured above),Justin Bieber, have performed. Open 6pm to 2am everyday. Located on 2nd Street and Avenue E, near the main park and government building.

+(507) 6452-5905 Bocas Bookstore/ Bar aka Loco Dave’s

Iguana Surf Bar When the sun goes down, the music goes up and there’s always a party at La Iguana (except for Wednesdays and Saturdays, that is). A fun mix of locals and tourists, it’s a great place to mingle if you’re single or take your sweetheart out for a night of dancing. Their famous “Nasty Monday” party plays host to dirt cheap drink specials and beer bongs. Also look out of for Ladies Nights and special events as well. Fresh firewood made

pizzas and other Italian treats are available out in the front part of the bar at La Italiana. You can take shots at the bar and get down on the dance floor or chill out on the back dock sipping on a freshly made cocktail and jumping in the water. Partying over the Caribbean Ocean in Bocas del Toro is not the same without experiencing La Iguana Surf Bar.

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Toro Loco

Sports and wings and burgers and beers are always a winning combination. NFL, NCAA, NBA, MLB, NHL, Champion’s League, World Cup, Euro Cup, Golf, Tennis, Olympics, YOU NAME IT- if your team is playing, Toro Loco can most likely put your game on one of their 5 TV screens; just as long as it’s being aired between 11am to midnight. Toro Loco is Bocas’ only sports bar and is also known for their burgers, wings, salads, daily specials, locally made craft beers on draft and their bustling happy hour (everyday 11am to 6pm). Darts, ring toss and Twister are also available to play. Centrally located right in between the park and 1st street, you can’t miss Toro Loco while hanging out in Bocas Town. Just look for the crazy bull out front! +(507) 757-7011 s del Toro Toro Loco - Boca Panama

Skully’s Beach bars are the best when the most difficult question that comes to mind is: “the ocean or the pool?” Take a 5K bike ride or $3 taxi heading out of town towards Bluff, at the end of the pave road and you will discover Bocas’ resident pirate bar: Skully’s. Sink your toes into the beach just before Playa Paunch and enjoy one of the best views of the other islands, while relaxing on one of the over-the-water hammocks, enjoying a cool breeze or taking a dip in their brand new pool. Mexican food and pirate cocktails can fill your belly while you let the good times roll. Sunday Barbecues are the best; where you can enjoy a loaded plate of delicious treats fresh off the grill. What ARRRRRRRRRRRE you waiting for? Soak up the sun at Skully’s.

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Our favorite Tours

Flying Pirates

There’s no better way to conquer Isla Colon than flying through the jungle on an ATV. Go with a guide, or guide yourself and zip down to Bluff Beach to check out the surf seasons massive waves. Passing Bluff Beach you have private access to 1,500 acres of jungle including Rock Beach, the Blue Lagoon and the breathtakingly tranquil “La Piscina.” a natural pool. Make your return via the Monkey Trail and there’s a good chance you will spot some Howler Monkeys in the trees above. Isla Colon is yours when you’re riding with the Flying Pirates. The only question isARRRRRRRRE you ready?

+(507) 6689-5050 flyingpirates@yahoo.com www.flyingpiratesbocas.com

La Buga Dive & Surf Shop La Buga Dive and Surf is located in the mainstreet, together with the restaurant La Buguita Ocean lounge. Our dive boat is a big, comfortable trimaran where you can listen to your own tunes while you enjoy a relax drive to the dive sites. We do 3 trips a day, two dives in the morning and two in the afternoon. There is only one nigthdive and it is one dive and are highly recommend since we have bioluminescence!

We offer our divers a 10% discount on our restaurant, free kayak use while available and a 50% discount on our SUP rental. See you soon at La Buga Dive and Surf!

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Jager Knights Nobody goes to the enchanted islands of Bocas del Toro without experiencing them from the water. So let yourself be seduced by the mystical archipelago and do it aboard a fully equipped 42’ Catamaran, with large shaded areas, fresh water rinse off, a high quality webbed net, 3 sails, 2 bathrooms and 5 star rated on TripAdvisor. An unforgettable day of sailing is yours for only $49 which includes a delicious lunch and snorkeling gear. Cruise the islands in style, leaving at 10am and returning at 4:30 while visiting any of these Bocas

“must-sees” like Dolphin Bay, Starfish Beach and the Solarte Coral Gardens. Private charters to the famous Zapatilla National Marine Park and other destinations are available if the weather permits it. Book your day trip: jagerknights@gmail.com, 6664-8202, at Toro Loco Sports Bar or at their dock and office located in front of the Palma Royale Hotel. 47-7288 +(507) 6664-8202 / 68 m jagerknights@gmail.co ran Bocasdeltoro-Catama atamaran.com www.bocasdeltoroc ma , Bocas Del Toro,Pana 3rd Street, Isla Colon m fro ss ro main street, ac located at the end of et. & Super Gourm Hotel Palma Royale

Red Frog Beach Canopy Tour You will ascend to the top of an island’s tropical forest. The zipline is for both nature lovers and those looking for the thrill of soaring through the air. The most popular tour in Bocas! The tour consists of 7 Ziplines - 150 Feet High The well-trained, safety conscious zipline guides will ensure you will have a great time. Visit the Red Frog Bocas Town for more information.

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Words of a wayfarer

Maslow’s Hierarchy of the

Backpacker’s Needs By: Sy Murdoch

While traveling along the backpacker’s trail through Central America, one usually stumbles across a town or city that they never had expected to find and love. I had never heard of San Juan Del Sur before I booked my ticket, made a travel agenda or pondered gleefully about all the fun I was going to have.

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an Juan Del Sur was the first town I came to after landing in Managua, and I am not upset my friends moved on to seek other adventure as I remained. I had plenty of adventure right there. A town which could be cross by foot in ten minutes is nestled in a classic bay with moored sail boats bordering the horizon. Most bust out their snapchat with a beer in hand and their feet in the sand as the sun sets upon the massive Christ statue that sits atop one of the mountains which act as the gates to the bay. It seems rather pictures and a clean way to shame the friends that bailed last minute on going with you. Yet the surfers return from their day of catching waves once the sun sets. The city transforms into its nocturnal form. All demographics possible for a 20-something year old traveler can be seen wandering about in their evening wear pursuing a night of good memories and new friends. The title reads Maslow’s Hierarchy of the Backpacker’s Needs because while backpacking the mandatory needs for survival change slightly from its original interpretation. San Juan Del Sur hits all of these bases from food, shelter, fun and most importantly good wifi.

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Words of a wayfarer Now that an introduction has been made I will be short and sweet. There is a lot to know, and a lot to do. This article will be your guide to San Juan and will help you mold your agenda so that you can have the best possible experience. Just please don't rip this page out for future reference because others will need to read this and magazines are expensive to print. Straight to the business of these modernized basic human needs first and most important: Food and alcohol. There is a wide array of culinary options in town. If you're over eating Central American food, there are several restaurants with menus that cater to most comfort foods. Dale Pues has by far the best selection of breakfast and lunch sandwiches. Covering most bases of what one would crave after a long night of hitting the town. For the hippies and food conscious connoisseurs Simon Says is an organic themed breakfast joint with a nicaraguan twist. This makes for an ideal hangover date with your recent special someone who may be in need for a proper fruit smoothie. If you are really feeling guilty about the decisions

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you made the night before and want to shed guilt with a healthy organic “Eat Pray Love” style meal which shares the same building with a yoga studio seek out Buddha’s Garden. The fusion of Nicaraguan produce and artisanal grade menu makes for one of the healthiest meals one could have. If you like to cook your own food then the Mercado is a general local market. You can even go as far as purchasing your own grocery to cook back at the hostel if you so chose correctly (we’ll get there soon). On a grander scale there is the Pali which is your typical neighborhood grocery store. The bars in town range from your hangover tourist bar where you can party morning and night with new friends and friendly faces. Tiki bar and the Loose Moose are the best two. Within ear shot of another they fuse together into a block party until closing time. Open doors and music blaring it is the place to grab an ice cold beer or specialty cocktail. Once these close most folks either retire back to their hostel via the many shuttles from which most hostels offer or they push onward to the selection of beachside clubs. Arribas and the Howler bar are both fun to attend when their talented


DJ’s are playing. Arribas is on the beach with two levels of dance floors. However, when packed and ordering a drink such a simple task can be quite a mission. Howler has both an out back patio where one can have a quiet conversation as well as a dance floor with a daily themed events. They also have food whereas Arribas is more for fist pumping and shaking your booty. Now liquor and debauchery aside if you're like me and enjoy a good craft beer and need a break from cheap beer there’s a wonderful oasis known as the Cervesaria. I am fairly certain that when they release an IPA it will be gone in less than a few days as it is the only IPA I ever drank while down there. After telling you that I now have to tell you this: You will forever see Sunday differently. Sunday Funday is a day of events which compiles all of your college experiences into one day. It involves most of the major Hostels in town throwing a massive pool party crawl spanning across town with shuttles. For $35 you can be escorted about town with several hundred other like-minded travelers splashing in pools, smashing cocktails and dancing

to talented musicians. The excursion ends at Arribas where you pack in with over a hundred of your new friends and dance until you drop. Next topic. Lets get to where you're going to as the night ends. When on the road you sometimes find yourself wanting to “treat yourself”. Though there are plenty of fancy resorts & hotels there is an array of more affordable hostels which have private room options with A/C. Yet, among the hostels there really isn't one which can be labeled as the “best”. Each has its own qualities to bring to the table. The Surfing Donkey covers basic needs. It is affordable, has a well-maintained swimming pool, a bar and a open-toguests kitchen which has the ability to run its own restaurant, all within walking distance to everything you would want to stumble or stride towards. Hola Ola is another game changer on the north side of town. It offers a view of the bay from its crystal clear swimming pool and 300 yard distance from the beach and town. Take note that it is not advised to go on the beach at night for it is dangerous and probably the only real dangerous aspect in the

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Words of a wayfarer area. However, what makes Hola Ola so special other than the restaurant and bar is that it is run with a smile. They also offer a shuttle service from 9:00pm to 2:00am to town and back. You can lounge in a hammock, cocktail in hand and gaze at the sunset after a long day of surf lessons then rally up and go hit the town with ease. Both of these hostels party but maintain curfew and keep it low key. If you want to party and be wild there is the Naked Tiger and Pacha Mama Hostels. They are involved with Sunday Funday (go figure). Now that we have covered the primary two vital topics lets focus on the third: Fun. There is almost too much to do in and out of town. Whether you want to lay out and tan or surf upon

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one of eight ideal beaches within 15 min from town or just lounge on the sandy beach downtown, beaches are everywhere. You can cheaply rent motorcycles and mopeds or 4x4’s to be your own wheels. Pick-up soccer games/volleyball tournaments on the beach are daily occurrences. There are several skateparks in town as well as yoga studios, circus schools, spanish classes and ponga boats available for rent if fishing is your thing. There is also a healthy supply of wild life to be seen. Whales, dolphins, howler monkeys and your occasional drunken aussie are seen quite prevalent. Pongas can be rented out with guides who know where these majestic critters roam. Safety is huge but I will cover it briefly


as it is not much of a concern in San Juan. The police are always patrolling, so really the only major danger is your typical pickpocket. Just don't keep your whole life in the back pocket of your swim suit. Most hostels have a secure means of storing valuables so if you're out with your card, passport and cash it’s on you if you lose it. Taxis are affordable but in case you stub your toe walking home along the uneven sidewalks the Pharmacias in the area are well equipped with band-aids and medical tape. Fourth and last is WiFi. Every location that I mentioned has WiFi. Good WiFi. And that is at times of higher value than food or shelter from what I've seen. So

take note and enjoy your time. San Juan is the best stop to make as you venture outside of Costa Rica. You will not be disappointed and will find that navigating this beautiful beach town is not only easy but memorable. Its accessibility and value as a staging point for determining the next stage of your adventure is vital because from there the country gets a whole lot bigger with the bright flashing club lights of Leon, jungle tree-houses in Granada and massive expanse of Ometepe’s volcanic views of Nicaragua’s famous lake. So have fun, go play, make friends, and take care of yourself.

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Our destinations: Favorites

San juan del sur A city that has it all

By: The Wayfarer Magazine

What was a picturesque fishing village today has become one of the largest tourist destinations visited by people from all over the world.

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an Juan del Sur is an emblematic city, which has it all. It is the point par excellence for all surf lovers who come eager to discover and challenge those waves of the Pacific Ocean. Its local and foreign residents are delighted by this small city, where they have developed a series of possibilities for entertainment and relaxation, characteristics and very typical of the area. By day, if you navigate through its waters, you can observe whale watching and countless marine life that will catch you. And at night, the town is full of light and color to give free rein to the “parranda” and enjoyment among friends. Bars, nightclubs, hotels, restaurants and coffee shops are part of the diversity of shops that have been opening up inside the tourist offer that owns this small but large Nicaraguan town.

Beaches in San Juan del Sur • Maderas • Remanso • Marsella • Majagual

• El Coco • El Astillero • Las Salinas

Its beaches enchant with just walking through them. Many of these are found throughout San Juan del Sur.

Something for everyone Ostional is a beach, where its inhabitants are mostly fishermen, so if you like fishing and sharing with other cultures, here you can do community rural tourism inside or outside its shores. Another option is the Wildlife Refuge Playa La Flor a place that serves as a habitat for the arrival of thousands of Olive Ridley turtles that come to nest, certainly a wonderful show in the world. But if you want to delve into the history behind this town and take a beautiful memory, definitely visit the statue of Jesus of Mercy, located at the top of the highest hill in San Juan del Sur, where you will undoubtedly be able to capture the best Views of this area, especially when fishermen return from their fishing day and the sunset begins to illuminate the town brightly.

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Our favorite Hotels

Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort There’s nothing quite like combining luxury accommodations and your favorite action sports while relaxing in a villa or deluxe condo in the jungle and only people lucky enough to have stayed at the Surf Ranch would know about that. Imagine chilling at your poolside cabana after a day’s surf at Playa Maderas and swimming up to a freshly made Piña Colada that’s waiting for you at the large island pool. If you happen to get bored of all that than you are always welcome to play some jungle paintball or a game of volley ball,

hit the gym, engage in some rock climbing or enjoy Nicaragua’s largest skate park. Recharge while sleeping with the sounds of the jungle or enjoy the bustling San Juan del Sur nightlife less than 3km away. Amazing accommodations and the best activities that the area has to offer await you at Nicaragua’s first and only action sports resort: Surf Ranch. Breakfast included, A/C, hot water, 24/7 onsite security, WiFi and restaurant with local flavors and international cuisine.

+(505) 8816-8748 booking@surfranchnicaragua.com www.surfranchnicaragua.com surfranchresort @surfranch

Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa This relaxed, upscale resort, built into a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is 2 km from the beach at Playa San Juan del Sur and 3 km from the colossal Christ of the Mercy statue. Offering cool tile floors, the elegant, rustic-chic rooms also have TVs, coffeemakers, and terraces or balconies. Upgraded rooms add

kitchenettes, and villas add 2nd levels and extra rooms. Amenities include 2 airy restaurants and 3 infinity pools. There’s also a spa and a 20-person sailing boat. Activities such as tours of the local area and sailing or surfing trips are also available. Stair-free access is limited. Minimum-stay rules may apply.

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Casa Andalucía Boutique B&B For those seeking the ultimate immersion experience into the serene, sensory world of Nicaragua. Casa Andalucia’s Cottages offer a rare Nicaraguan experience that showcases the magnificent landscapes of San Juan Del Sur. They blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings, flowing beautifully from the hill overlooking San Juan del Sur and the perfectly crescent shaped bay. Come see for yourself. Book your vacation now and enjoy the simple pleasures in life! • Safe private area, 10 minutes walk from town • Breathtaking views of the bay from all rooms • Great place for relaxation or adventurous exploration

• King size beds • Can arrange transport, tours, in house massages easily (like having a full service concierge) • Free minibar on arrival • Free locally sourced breakfasts • Free wifi in common areas • Free filtered water • Infinity pool • Spacious common area • Open communal kitchen • Eco-friendly: solar powered hot water showers, solar lighting, composting, recycling, and eco building 6 4202

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Nuestra Casa Boutique B&B Without art the earth is incomplete, and we feel the same for Nuestra Casa, their newest home created for travelers, by travelers. They have envison a place where the world feels not only welcomed but inspired by nature and moved to immerse themselves among its offerings: its bountiful hills, its glorious waters, its swinging branches, its spacious fields, its sparkling sands. Artists from around the world – from Australia to Spain to Managua –join them for a weekend-turn-weeklong artistic celebration – a painting party –to celebrate art with a nature-inspired twist. Main features •One block away from the beach and all the action •Best view in town atop our private lookout

•Free locally sourced breakfasts •Rooms with free wi-fi, King size beds •A/C in all rooms •Free filtered water •Beautiful pool •Great place for relaxation or adventurous exploration •Can arrange transport, tours, in house massages easily (like having a full service concierge) •Spacious common area •Open communal kitchen •Eco-friendly: solar powered hot water showers, solar lighting, composting, recycling, eco building and herb garden •Art: each room is adorned with custom murals and hand-made fabrics

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Our favorite Hotels

Hostel Pachamama

Pachamama founded over 7 years ago is one of Nicaragua´s most famous hostels. Located one block from the beach, Pachamama is a must do along the backpacker trail. We offer surfboard rentals, shuttles to the beach, charity beer pong tournaments, and host a weekly theme party that is packed every Friday night. We are one of the organizers of Sunday Funday Pool Crawl and our guests receive HALF PRICED tickets so you are already saving money by staying with us. Pachamama is a full-service hostel and whether you´re looking to be transport to the beach, after transport to the beach, and after another part of Nicaragua, a surfboard or just a good party we are the place for you. We have two properties and over 60 beds, but we fill up fast on the weekends, so make sure to come early and check out everything San Juan has to offer.

• Swimming Pool • Free breakfast • Creators of Sunday Funday Pool Crawl • ½ Price Sunday Funday Tickets for Guests • Dorms from 11$ • Bar on Site • AC available • Beer Pong Tournaments • Weekley Theme Parties • Surfboard Rentals • Beach Transport • Daily Shuttle to all Of Nicaragua ls r -PachaMama Hoste Alex Tuthill Co-Founde gua Concierges Co-Founder - Nicara book for reservations Message us on Face 56-82403 +(505) 8399-9664 / 22 a.com info@hostelpachamam Hostel PachaMama ama.com www.hostelpacham e block north and on lk wa on From El tim t property is locafirs r 1/2 block east ou . ted behind century 21

Naked Tiger Hostel Naked Tiger Hostel is one of the most popular party hostels in San Juan. We offer 5-star views at a backpacker price. Our unique spanish-style villa is 2km outside of town where it’s easy to meet other travelers, relax by the pool or go on a surf/beach day. We offer free shuttles to town from 8 am until 1am (drop off/pick up in front of taco stop in centre of town).

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NTH is the BBQ and sunset location of Sunday Funday Pool Crawl and guests get 1/2 price tickets! We have sunset happy hour everyday and all day happy hours on Fridays. Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner available daily and sunset Nica BBQs every Saturday!

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If you love to party, then you can't miss the infamous Sunday Funday pool crawl in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua. Every Sunday, hundreds of backpackers from all over the world come together in the name of partying and a good time to make Central America's biggest Weekly pool party. The party moves around town to different locations with amazing pools, well-stocked bars, and all sorts of international and national DJs. Tickets are sold at Hostel Pachamama on Sunday mornings from 9:30am, and if you stay at the Naked Tiger Hostel or Hostel Pachamama then tickets are half price for guests! Included in the price of the ticket is the transport between each location, the famous Sunday Funday Pool Crawl tank top, and a free shot at every bar! This is a mustdo event, with guaranteed fun!! We cant wait to see you next weekend.

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Our favorite Restaurants

Barrio CafĂŠ Welcome to our Barrio Cafe boutique hotel, located in the center of the picturesque town of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Where you will be delighted from the joy that this beautiful port offers. By staying with them, you can enjoy all the activities that surround the hotel and taste their exquisite cuisine from its restaurant. Categorized as one of the best in town , the gourmet menu is inspired from the sea with a casual hint using fresh and local ingredients.

In their rooms you can find comfort and simple luxury that make it a cozy place. Fully equipped with 2 Queen Beds, a 32 inch plasma TV, air conditioners, fans, hot water and safe box. They also have rooms with balconies overlooking the town and the sea.

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Dale Pues House of Sandwiches With an excellent location, this place becomes a pleasant space to eat and enjoy with friends. Breakfast, fresh juices, sandwiches, pasta, burgers, bagels and more can be found daily. Everything here is tasty and welcoming. In addition, it has an excellent attention. We invite you to turn around! +(505) 8814 5893 ail.com eatdalepues@gm dalepuessjds

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Restau

Casa Oro is an institution of San Juan Del Sur, the oldest hostel and surf shop in town. Before that, it was a common place of rest for gold diggers on the 'gold route' moving up the Pacific Coast. Over the last year, they've undergone a massive transformation in pursuit of a whole new world. The space continues to be a major hub in town where you can find everything you need from real food to beds to surf lessons. Best of all, Casa Oro is a business with a big heart.

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Right in downtown Healthy locally sourced menu Bursting at the seams with art Eco hub in San Juan Del Sur: composting, recycling, and eco building

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school, shuttles, tours, hostel and cultural center all share the same space • Great people watching • Furniture made from recycled pallets • Dishes are hand made with clay and individually painted by local artisans • Fusion food – Latin and Asian, its always an experiment, inventing new things all the time • Best cocktails in town, fine wines, craft beers and national rums • Live music, jam sessions, cultural events, art and boatloads of fun every day • A place to hang out and have a conversation, no loud techno music • Donation based yoga classes, check reception for schedule • Social, cultural and environmental melting pot

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La Cervecería

Our favorite Bars

Inspired by the desire to provide craft beer to Nicaraguan people and tourists, a trio of young entrepreneurs decided to go after their dreams and turn them into a sparkling and exquisite reality. Thirsty to share their beliefs that a fine beer is best enjoyed among friends and in a special place, born long ago, La Cervecería in San Juan del Sur. With the support of great brewer masters they began to create their famous recipes. All their beers are produced on their premises. They implemented traditional methods of brewing, as well as the selection of the finest ingredients, and thus were born those deep and nuanced flavors in every batch of beer that characterizes them.

It is the first brewery of San Juan del Sur, so they have been careful to provide quality and excellence in every drop. Their beers are served in 10-ounce glasses, ice-cold, and directly from the barrel. Here, you can have a delicious craft beer and accompany it with a rich light saucer. The perfect duo! +(505) 2568-2683 om sjdsbrewers@gmail.c sjdsbrewers @sjds_cerveceria

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Arribas Bar Tropical party, good atmosphere and music? Definitely if you are in San Juan del Sur you should visit this place.

Djs invite with their mixes and reproductions of music put everyone to dance. Themed events, concerts and special parties are part of the calendar of activities that can be found.

Located in front of the beach, as night falls it will be enchanted to go to “parranda” and have a good time.

And the menu? It is varied, from ceviche, quesadillas and nachos may accompany up your favorite drink in this place that mesmerize your senses.

The popularity of this place is not only for its cocktails but also for the great menu of activities that characterize this bar.

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Our favorite Tours

Nica Sail & Surf Discover this haven of peace to live the life and enjoy its immensity, sailing the beautiful tropical coast of Nicaragua, aboard a catamaran.

You can sit in the front row and admire the beautiful show of dolphins dancing in the water, screaming loudly. You really have to live it.

At Nica Sail & Surf, an epic adventure awaits for you to sail the Pacific Ocean in San Juan del Sur. An ideal place for all lovers of marine life.

In addition, if you want to surf, Nica Sail & Surf are experts and will take you to challenge the waves, in this place.

Humpback whales, dolphins and sea turtles are part of the marine ecosystem that offers the western coast of this country.

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ChicaBrava It is a unique and indescribable opportunity to feel full as a woman. It’s not just about learning to surf or just defying the waves if you already know. It is an experience of self-discovery, of releasing the bonds, of returning to life with passion, with true meaning and purpose, because you as a woman are capable of giving much more than what you have always imagined.

comfortable accommodation, authentic local cuisine, yoga, relaxing massages and various exciting activities in a safe environment, in contact with nature.

ChicaBrava is the first surfing retreat in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, exclusively for women.

If you want to reorient your life, this is an opportunity to write a new story, a new chapter full of determination, spirit to live, to look inward in a process of adjustments, changes and improvements, to discover that force that is there , inside you. Chica Brava is a way to empower women, one wave at a time. Your trip will be unforgettable!

The surf retreat program includes world-class waves,

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Arenal

A paradise on earth By: The Wayfarer Magazine Explore, enjoy, rest, relax. La Fortuna de San Carlos is one of the best destinations to visit, if you are in Costa Rica. Its attractions and activities will definitely make your stay a simply incredible adventure.

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ust arriving at this place, and if the weather permits, you can observe in the distance the majestic Arenal Volcano. This is a town that has developed around this colossal volcanic cone. Thanks to its exuberant vegetation, this area has much to discover and enjoy. Enjoying the relaxing hot springs that run through various points of the area, is simply a unique, magical moment to gratify our environment, with yourself. The benefits of these waters for health and improving quality of life are innumerable. It is known that the minerals carried directly from the volcanic veins can have an incredible effect on the metabolism, for the best performan-

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ce of its functionalities. Some people even call it “miraculous” for the cure of various ailments and diseases. La Fortuna offers many activities, one of them is the majestic Catarata that has the same name of the place, that owns a refreshing fall of water with a height of approximately 70 meters. You can also visit the extraordinary Lake Arenal one of the best places in the world to practice windsurfing, for the breeze that characterizes this area. The lake is also an excellent option for all lovers of sport fishing. Take into account that this beautiful lake is a paradise to practice this sport from December to April, with an incredible view of the majestic Arenal Volcano.

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Our favorite Hotels

Arenal Hostel Resort

Located near the majestic Arenal Volcano, considered one of the most attractive volcanoes in the world, this hostel offers a resort and comfort concept that allows you to relax in your unforgettable vacations in Costa Rica.

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Being located in La Fortuna de San Carlos you will always be surrounded by a unique scenic beauty. You can also practice various adventure activities, or just rest, in short, you will have all the ingredients that will make you return to this beautiful place.

www.arenalhostelresort.com

La Tigra Rainforest Lodge It is a sanctuary of peace. A place to be in communion with nature. The perfect environment to leave the daily mess and enjoy the tropical rainforest. Located a few kilometers from the town of La Tigra de San Carlos, 30 minutes by car from the center of La Fortuna, this lodge has much to offer. Their owners love nature and decided to preserve it and share it.

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It has 10 country style tent huts on aerial platforms located in front of the forest, in the vicinity of the Bosque Eterno de los NiĂąos (Eternal Forest of Children) known as the largest reserve in Central America. It is a project with a great social sense, that directly supports the Primary School of the place, generates sources of employment for the locals, and in addition, the foods that are consumed are bought to producers of the zone. At La Tigra Rainforest Lodge you will enjoy your stay, but you can also leave a big footprint, as you can plant your own tree in designated areas within the property of more than 8.5 hectares.

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Chocolate Fusion Restaurant

Our favorite Restaurants

Founded in the year 2010, the stars here are the delicious chocolates and their awesome breakfasts. Chocolate Fusion is a 100% handmade chocolate and coffee shop where organic ingredients are made at the moment. That’s why the various dishes are always fresh and with a delicious taste.

of great breakfasts, awesome coffee, and deserts, to have good times to remember and to come back. One detail of this place is that all chocolates are made by themselves with cocoa from their plantation. Delicious, come and enjoy a unique taste!

Its owners have wanted to impregnate this place with a cozy atmosphere where you as a visitor can enjoy top quality products, made with love, and above all you feel at home. You can choose among a variety

Nenes Restaurant It is a concept that was born in 1994 thanks to the efforts of two young visionaries from the La Fortuna area. With the opening of Nenes Restaurant they started a wonderful adventure in the Costa Rican and international gastronomy, but above all of the good seasoning. Today, with more than two decades of bringing the best of its recipes to the San Carleño people and to all its visitors, national and foreign, Nenes

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is synonymous with delicious and healthy dishes. Here the customer service is their reason for being, so they have strived to produce much of the ingredients used in each of their dishes, with high food value and in harmony with the environment. Do you want to enjoy a delicious tilapia stuffed with cheese and shrimp ?, or a beef with vegetables, accompanied by a good wine ?. Hosts await you! 2 +(506) 2479-919 antenenes.com greivin@restaur ENES RESTAURANTE-N @RestaNenes

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Our favorite Tours Our adventure begins when we pick up each of our clients at their hotel in our Comfortable passenger van. Then we travel to our private farm located next to the volcano and National Park. Here You will be introduced to our profesional bi-lingual guide who will give you all the information you will need to begin your adventure a top of your Quad. You will start out in open plans where you can warm up with your quad. Then quickly you will start your amazing ride through the tropical rain forest. This experiance you will never forget! Crazy turns, wild jumps and a lot of adrenaline running though your body. Visit our website: www.originalarenalatv.com

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This adventure begins at the foot of the volcano on our private estate, surrounded by natural beauty and farm animals. Then you will meet our beautiful, horses, which for years have been trained to perform this activity safely. You will receive the basic training to manage your horse from our guide. You can admire the impressive craters caused by ancient volcanic eruptions. You will see beautiful organic gardens where you will be impressed by the size of our vegetables and differrent varieties as well. All from the top of your partner on this two and half hour tour. At the end we will take you to our beautiful veranda where you will learn the history that lies behind the impressive Arenal Volcano and its beautiful lake.


Two Volcano Extreme Hike Get the real la Fortuna nature experience. Join the guides from Redlava.tours on the 10 hour 2 volcano extreme hike. It isn’t easy and it isn’t for everybody, but if feel ready to join in you will have the nature experience of a life time. You will hike the steep jungle trail to get to the crater of the Chato volcano and then go inside of it. You’ll be shown animals and plants, swim at a waterfalls, cross hanging bridges, go up close to the mighty Arenal volcano and end up in the natural hotsprings. Pick up, entrance fees guidance, transport, and lunch are all included.

Check www.redlava.tours for more info and reservations.

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Baldi Hot Springs You deserved it! treat yourself to the best hotspring experience available in la Fortuna, 25 pools in different tempratures, crazy waterslides, tropical gardens, sauna caves and a variety of bars and restaurants. No place better to relax and have a good time. Redlava.tours has the best price available for the entrance and lunch combo, they will even include a drop off from their office.

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Monteverde

The jewel of the cloud forest By: The Wayfarer Magazine

It is Eden on Earth. A true Costa Rican wonder that remains intact to date and has about 2.5% of the world’s biodiversity.

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This natural paradise shelters a great treasure, the Bosque Eterno de los Niños (Eternal Children’s Forest), the first rainforest for children internationally.

Yes! Because it is incredible to think that such a small town has so many activities to do and at the same time retains that flighty charm that invites you to stay and not want to leave this quiet and majestic place.

Monteverde is relatively small but has an innumerable menu of options for rest, adventure and relaxation.

The natural wealth that Monteverde protects is a real jewel for humanity. Not to be missed, there are about 400 species of birds in the highest part of the rainforest; More than 100 species of mammals, more than 100 species of reptiles and amphibians and over 2,500 species of plants, including a large number of orchids discovered in Costa Rican soil.

Being at the top of the Tilaran Mountain Range, you can enjoy this natural sanctuary from the heights, making canopy or watching forests through suspension bridges. There are also tours on horseback, to know the manufacture of cocoa, coffee or cheese. In Monteverde it is produced one of the best cheeses in the country. So let yourself fall in love with this small but great natural sanctuary.


Arco Iris Lodge

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Arco Iris Lodge is a tranquil tropical retreat close to the center of the village of Santa Elena, Monteverde. Shops and restaurants are found at easy walking distance. Their knowledgeable staff will assist you in planning adventures and excursions in the area during your stay. Situated inside a former coffee plantation and among areas of old growth forest, they extended their gardens using mostly native ornamental plants, but also with species from all over the tropics.

surrounding area. Each of the twenty rooms has a private bathroom with hot water, a safe and a balcony or terrace. The cabins are set among carefully preserved forest fragments and landscaped gardens, where both ornamental and a variety of fruit trees abound, attracting many different species of birds and butterflies. Behind the kitchen they have a herb and vegetable garden for fresh ingredients to use in their breakfast menu.

Accommodation at their Monteverde Lodge is provided in well designed, comfortable cabins, constructed by local craftsmen using building materials from the +(506) 2645-5067 info@arcoirislodge.com Arco Iris Lodge www.arcoirislodge.com de, Santa Elena de Montever a Costa Ric

Santa Elena Hostel Resort It is a tourist complex surrounded by greenery, peace and tranquility. Being located near the village of Santa Elena in Monteverde, you have multiple activities to choose and enjoy. One of the most memorable is to visit the Monteverde Cloud Forest located along

the Tilarรกn mountain range, north of Costa Rica, considered one of the most diverse and exuberant tropical forests in the world. The hostel has hot water and a friendly and personalized treatment. nada 1 888 2246871 Call Toll Free US & Ca +(506) 2645 7498 lresort.com info@santaelenahoste esort Santa-Elena-Hostel-R .com www.hotel-presidente

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Our favorite Restaurants

Monteverde Beer House

Imagine enjoying the beauties of Monteverde savoring a refreshing beer accompanied by an exquisite Mediterranean gastronomy, made with fresh vegetables from the area. Here the owners have been careful to mix international cuisine with the secrets of their own cuisine. You can taste a delicious falafel, hummus, kebab and many other dishes. Monteverde Beer House is a cozy place with a truly unique and particular style. Great value for the money, with an open kitchen, with farm to table ingredients and all the fresh flavor you can taste.

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Orchid Coffee & Tea Shop From the garden to your table. If you are in Monteverde and want to eat rich, different and above all healthy, you must visit this restaurant cafeteria.

are always fresh and are top quality. How about a strawberry and blueberry pie? Or taste an apple cheese cake with kiwi. Sounds good, right!

With a personalized service in this place you can taste from delicious breakfasts to lunches and varied desserts. The best thing is that all products are organically produced, so they

We invite you to know this cozy place and try their different dishes and do not forget to try the baked goods. Yummy!!!

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Our favorite Tours

100% Aventura Zipline Fly through the air, feel the adrenaline to the maximum, challenge your own fears, Monteverde is the place par excellence to enjoy the extreme adventure. With some of the most stunning views of the cloud forest, discovering Monteverde from the heights is one of the most incredible experiences you can live. The canopy is spectacular, you will be able to observe the forest and incredible landscapes as

you feel the freedom to go through its vegetation, among the treetops. With 100% Adventura Zipline you can make several adventure tours with full security. They offer tours of horseback riding, canopy, suspension bridges and ATVs. In addition, they have comfortable facilities and great hospitality, to make your stay in one of the Costa Rican wonders, a true “¡pura vida!” experience.

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Selvatura Park Hanging Bridges Where a variety of the area’s favorite activities are offered in the same place. Selvatura Park is a conservation area located in Monteverde with around 850 acres of protected land.

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Selvatura Park is an eco adventure theme park dedicated to give visitors a chance to experience the cloud forest and enjoy its fun and adventurous activities.


San José

Our destinations favorites

In the center of the capital By: The Wayfarer Magazine It is a city full of history. Behind was the old San José full of coffee plantations, to open the way to urban growth, although it still holds great secrets of its past and can be discovered by those who visit this city.

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t was on October 18th, 1813 when San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica received the title of city. A decade later, in 1823, it became the capital of the State of Costa Rica. Today, the capital is a city in constant expansion, full of shopping centers, markets, museums and a night life that never stops. San Jose is a small city, but with many museums and attractions to know and admire. Among them stands the Jade Museum, which has the world’s largest collection of archeological pieces made with jade. The pieces date from the years 300 BC to 700 AD. Other pieces of preColumbian art on display are polychrome vessels and three-legged metates (used in

ancient times to grind corn), and a surprising collection of symbols related to fertility, made of ceramic. Another must stop is the National Theater of Costa Rica, an icon of Costa Rican history and the country’s main architectural jewel, which shelters an astonishing charm in every detail of its architecture, a place that promotes high level artistic production, and also preserves works of art of great value. We invite you to discover San José!

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Our favorite Hotels

HOTEL PRESIDENTE

Imagine experiencing San Jose, Costa Rica like a local: strolling the downtown avenues, relaxing in the parks and feeling the vigorous energy and buzz provided by the edgy new boutiques, bars and restaurants opening just about every day. At Hotel Presidente, this dream becomes reality. This full-service hotel offers an incomparable location in the center of it all, literally seconds away from the city’s most legendary landmarks, as well as a flourishing cultural vibe – all for incredible value, with no-risk booking and no cancellation fees. Designed to honor the building’s original structure while also lending a touch of industrial modernism, Hotel Presidente’s lobby greets you with an invitingly warm brick and polished teak décor; its staff is just as welcoming, reflecting the traditional, family-owned graciousness of which Hotel Presidente is rightly proud. Their rooms are among the most spacious hotel accommodation in downtown San José, ideal for business trips, weekend getaways and family holidays.

Begin your day in the Costa Rican capital with an outstanding hot breakfast buffet – included in the room rate. Stay connected at all times with free Wi-Fi access, or squeeze in a workout in their fitness room. Pedal off on one of their complimentary bicycles and explore the city at your own pace. And be sure to spend time on their green roof – a venue unlike anything in the city, with native greenery and unparalleled views. For an authentically local experience, reserve your stay at Hotel Presidente. 06-2010-0000 From the U.S.Dial: 011-5 790 Toll free: 1-877-540-1 +(506) 2010-0000 hotelpresidente hotel-presidente .com www.hotel-presidente

Hotel Aranjuez We invite our readers to enjoy the experience of staying in a “non-traditional hotel” that keeps the spirit of the houses of the 30s. Their mission is to provide their customers with an “authentic Costa Rican lodging experience” based on their commitment with preservation and rescue of the local cultural heritage. Therefore they work every day to recover their traditions which involves the rescue of theirr architectural heritage, the hospitality of Costa Rican people, their culinary tradition and environmental conservation. Since its opening, Hotel Aranjuez has implemented a number of sustainability policies designed to reduce the use of critical resources such as energy and water. In this way, they reaffirm their commitment with the “Carbon Neutral” country’s objective.

We invite you to enjoy its delicious Breakfast Buffet! All food, served in their buffet, is prepared by their Chef and their Baker with products they mainly buy from local growers. According with their “mission” of recovery and preservation of the cultural heritage, the menu includes traditional Costa Rican dishes such as the famous “Gallo Pinto”. Also, it includes innovative recipes made with native vegetables and fruits. Hotel Aranjuez... an Authentic Costa Rican Home Experience! Hotel Aranjuez ez.com

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Our favorite Restaurants

La Esquina de Buenos Aires Just entering, you will be transported to the past, at another time, to another city; you will enter a house with soul and magic at a time. You will enter Buenos Aires from the middle of the last century. La Esquina de Buenos Aires has much to tell between its four walls but also in each one of the dishes that elaborate. Here you

will not only find the typical Argentine grill with its exquisite cuts of meat, but excellent homemade pastas where you can see the culinary skills of the chef, but also the influence of Italian immigration in that country. It is a place with a lot of personality, with good seasoning, it is a place to enjoy the good food.

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Café Mundo In the midst of the fascinating architecture of the first half of the twentieth century, typical of Barrio Otoya, in the center of the capital, is this centenary house where is the busy and cosmopolitan Café Mundo. This place treasures memories but also opens the doors to the best of culinary art. Café Mundo is unique, what began as a coffee became with the passing of the years, a business of good gastronomy where the gathering is accompanied by delicious dishes that can reach your table if you visit this emblematic place. You will love it!

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ChuBBs Sport Bar Restaurant

Imagine watching the Superbowl or a UFC fight in a warm inviting place designed to enjoy and feel the adrenaline to the maximum level.

Since it was oppened in October 2009, it has being a real success to the point that today they have several ChuBBs in various cities of the country.

ChuBBs San Jose Morazan, is a centrally located Sports Bar in downtown San Jose offering first class service.

At ChuBBs the attention is personalized, so your visit will be a pleasant and unique experience, which will leave you with the desire to come back again soon.

Ranked as one of the Best Sports Bar in the area, in this place you will not only have fun, you can also enjoy great dishes and try the best wings with their variety of sauces.

All four locations are open Monday to Sunday, from 11am to 2am. www.barchubbs.com ChuBBs San José Morazán 2222-0835 ChuBBs Escazú 2289-2135 ChuBBs Sabana 2296-5584

Our favorite Bars

Club Vertigo Club Vertigo is one of the leading clubs in Central America. It has hosted some of the best parties with the worlds top Djs such as Deep Dish, Danny Tenaglia, Lee Burridge, Hernan Cattaneo, Steve Lawler, Marco Carola, and Sasha just to name a few. It has been featured on famous electronic music magazines such as BPM and Club World. It has recently undergone a major makeover including a state-of-the-art sound system by Gary Stewart Audio (GSA). Club Vertigo´s lounge, The Den, is a more intimate setting with a Moroccan theme. It has a 300-person capacity, and with its own GSA sound system and DJ booth. The Den features Underground House Music on Saturday’s, Hip-Hop and Reggae on Friday’s, and Deep House on Thursday’s.

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Jazz Café It was such a success that years later, in 2008 a second venue located on the west side of the city in San Rafael de Escazú was opened to enjoy live music both national and international.

It is one of the best bars in San Jose to listen music and have fun. It was in May 1999 when the first BarRestaurant-Gallery Jazz Café opened in San Pedro with a capacity for 220 people. Since its origins, the idea was very clear: to accommodate high quality musical manifestations, with emphasis on genres that traditionally had little opportunity in other spaces.

The high level of the shows, the consistency in the quality of its restaurant and the relaxed atmosphere that is generated have undoubtedly been the formula of success of this place. You have to go there!

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Our favorite Tours

VIP City Bus The best city tour in Costa Rica. BOOK NOW!!! A real cultural experience. Vip City Bus has the best city tour in Costa Rica at your disposal. Our unique sightseeing double decker bus will take you to downtown San Jose from your hotel to witness the city’s main historical landmarks for an immersive and panoramic cultural experience and a better understanding of Costa Rica’s evolution. Our favorite places to visit for a guided walk in San Jose include Costa Rica’s cherished National Theater (lobby), Art Museum, Metropolitan Cathedral the old and authentic Central Market, the new and impressive National Stadium, an in-depth description of the National Monument, and the influential historical episode that took place at the Democracy Plaza. Our VIP City Bus tour

will take you comfortably and safely through San Jose’s narrow and busy streets driving by beautiful outdoor city attractions. The living city is our museum. Declared Of Cultural Interest by the Costa Rican Authorities in the Ministry of Culture Includes: VIP Double decker Bus + Welcome Natural Local drink + Bilingual Guide + Folklore Music + Authentic Lunch or Dinner (optional) + Round Trip Hotel Transfer + Guided Walking tours + Free Wifi Tour Lunch: 11:00 am – 3:15 pm Tour out food:12:40 md – 3:15 pm Tour Dinner: 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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Border Procedures´s Guide

Border Procedures´s guide Costa Rica - Nicaragua

By: The Wayfarer Magazine

When arriving at the border: Costa Rica - Nicaragua

Step 1: When you arrive at the first stop near the border you will be

instructed by our guide to walk to a small office to pay the Costa Rica exit fee of $8. Leave your bags in the van.

Step 2: When you return to the van, our guide will give you an immi-

gration form to fill out to leave Costa Rica. You then will drive to the Costa Rica immigration office, where our guide will escort you to the entrance. Please leave your bags in the van.

Step 3: Once everyone is stamped out Costa Rica you will get back in the van and drive a short distance to the border.

Tip: Keep all documents and stamps that you receive tucked into your passport.

Step 4: From here our guide will escort you with your bags across the

border on foot. There will be a few stops to show officials your passport along the way. At the last stop you will be given a paper stamp.

Step 5: From there our guide will escort you with your bags to the immigration office for entry into Nicaragua.

Step 6: When you enter the office to the right of the door you

will need to pay a $1 fee and you will receive another paper stamp. Then you will wait in line to get stamped into Nicaragua. Here you will pay a $12 fee. And get your entry stamp. Tip: Try to have exact change. And they do not take Colones. Only dollars and Cordobas. (Exchange rate: 28 Cordobas to a Dollar).

Step 7: From here you will take your bags to the next

room for customs officials to check them. Our guide will be waiting outside once that process is over to escort you to our waiting van to continue the trip to San Juan.

Tip: Keep your passport handy, there are several stops that you will need to show it as you leave the border.

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Guía de procedimientos fronterizos

Costa Rica - Nicaragua

Al llegar a la frontera: Costa Rica - Nicaragua

Por: The Wayfarer Magazine

Paso 1: Cuando llegue a la primera parada cerca de la frontera, nuestro guía le orientará y le dirá hacia dónde debe dirigirse. Usted debe desplazarse hacia una pequeña oficina con el fin de pagar los impuestos de salida de Costa Rica por un monto de $8,00. Deberá dejar su equipaje en la microbús. Paso 2: Cuando regrese a la microbús, nuestro guía le entregará un for-

mulario de migración que deberá ser completado para poder salir de Costa Rica. Posteriormente, irá en la microbús a la oficina de migración de Costa Rica, donde nuestro guía le acompañará hacia la entrada. Por favor, deje su equipaje en la microbús.

Paso 3: Una vez que todos los documentos estén sellados con la salida

de Costa Rica, regresará a la microbús, en la cual se desplazará hacia la frontera, que está a corta distancia.

Paso 4: Desde allí, nuestro guía le acompañará con sus maletas a tra-

vés de la frontera a pie. Habrá algunas paradas donde deberá mostrar su pasaporte a funcionarios. En la última parada se le entregará un sello de papel.

Paso 5: A partir de ahí, nuestro guía le acompañará con sus maletas a

la oficina de migración para su ingreso a Nicaragua.

Paso 6: Cuando ingrese a la oficina ubicada a la derecha de la puer-

ta, tendrá que cancelar una cuota de $1, donde recibirá otro sello de papel. Luego deberá esperar en la fila para obtener un sello en Nicaragua. Aquí tendrá que pagar una cuota de $12.

Paso 7: Desde ahí podrá llevar sus maletas a la habitación contigua para que los funcionarios de aduanas efectúen su registro. Nuestro guía le estará esperando afuera y una vez que el proceso haya terminado, él lo acompañará hacia nuestra microbús, que estará esperando para continuar el viaje a San Juan. 1st edition - www.caribeshuttle.com

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Border Procedures´s Guide

Border Procedures´s Guide Nicaragua - Costa Rica

By: The Wayfarer Magazine

When arriving at the border: Nicaragua - Costa Rica

Step 1: You will need to show your passport when you arrive at the entrance gate to immigration officials. Step 2: Once through the gate the van will stop at the immigration

office. Leave your bags in the van. Our guide will escort you to the door of the office. You will need only your passport and $3 to exit Nicaragua

Step 3: Once inside there is a window to the left of the door where you will pay $1 and get a paper stamp. Then you will need to stand in line to actually get stamped out of Nicaragua. This is where you will pay the other $2 as well. The van and guide will be waiting for you near where you exit the building on the opposite side.

Step 4: You then walk a few meters and there is your first Costa Rican

official who will also check your passport. From there you will be escorted by our guide approximately 300 meters to the immigration office for Costa Rica. (If border conditions permit, you will be driven in our van directly to the office.) Depending on the current border conditions, our van may or may not be able to drive further to the edge of the border. If not you will need to take your bags from here and walk a short distance with our guide to the final Nicaraguan official who will check your passport.

Step 5: Once inside you will need to fill out an entrance form that you can get at the window.

Step 6: Once you have filled out the form return to the window with

your passport, the form and a flight itinerary or bus ticket showing your proof of departure from Costa Rica.

Step 7: After you are stamped into Costa Rica you will walk to the next room to have your bags scanned. Tip: Costa Rica will only accept a flight or bus ticket that shows your departure from Costa Rica. if your flight is from a country other than Costa Rica they will require you to buy a tica bus ticket for $29. (A return ticket with Caribe Shuttle will not be accepted).

Step 8: Our van will be waiting just outside for you to continue your journey on to Liberia or other destinations.

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Guía de procedimientos fronterizos

Nicaragua - Costa Rica

Al llegar a la frontera: Costa Rica - Nicaragua

Por: The Wayfarer Magazine

Paso 1:

Tendrá que mostrar su pasaporte a los funcionarios de migración que están en la puerta de entrada.

Paso 2: Una vez que haya llegado a la puerta, la microbús se detendrá

frente a la oficina de migración. Deje su equipaje en el vehículo. Nuestro guía le acompañará a la puerta de la oficina. Usted solo necesitará su pasaporte y $3 para salir de Nicaragua.

Paso 3: Una vez adentro, verá una ventana a la izquierda de la puerta, donde tendrá que pagar $1 y obtener un sello. Luego, tendrá que hacer fila para conseguir el sello de Nicaragua. Aquí es donde usted tendrá que pagar los otros $2,00. La microbús y el guía estarán esperando por usted cerca de la salida, en el lado opuesto del edificio. Paso 4: Luego deberá caminar unos metros y encontrará al primer oficial de Costa Rica, que también comprobará su pasaporte. Luego será acompañado por nuestro guía a unos 300 metros de la oficina de migración de Costa Rica (si las condiciones fronterizas lo permiten, usted será conducido en nuestra microbús directamente hasta la oficina).

Paso 5: Una vez adentro, tendrá que llenar un for-

mulario de entrada que se puede obtener en la ventanilla.

Paso 6: Regrese a la ventanilla con su pasaporte,

el formulario lleno y un itinerario de vuelo o billete de autobús que muestre la prueba de salida de Costa Rica.

Paso 7:

Después de haber sellado su pasaporte en Costa Rica, deberá caminar hacia el área de al lado para el escaneo de sus maletas.

Paso 8: Nuestra microbús le estará esperando afuera con el fin de que pueda continuar su viaje hacia Liberia u otros destinos.

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Border Procedures´s Guide

Border Procedures´s guide

Costa Rica - Panama When arriving at the border: Costa Rica - Panama

By: The Wayfarer Magazine Step 1: Please fill out the form you will be handed while on your journey to the border.

Step 2: When you arrive at the border you will need to take all of your luggage out of the van. Step 3: You will then be directed by our guide to the small shop where you will need to present your passport and pay the $8 exit fee to leave Costa Rica. You will get a receipt that you will need to show the immigration ocial later. Note: This fee can be paid in either dollars or Colones.

Step 4: You will then be directed by our guide to take your luggage

with you up the small hill to the immigration office on the right side of the road before the bridge.

Step 5: Please wait outside of the immigration office until it is your turn at the window. Note: You will need to present your passport, the form you filled out earlier and the exit fee receipt to the immigration official.

Step 6: After getting your exit stamp you will need to take your lug-

gage and cross the bridge to the Panama side of the Sixaola river.

Step 7: After you cross the bridge, you will need to go into the small building on the left past the guard house to pay the $4 entry fee for Panama. Note: You will need to present your pass-

port, the form you filled out earlier and the exit fee receipt to the immigration official.

Step 8: From there you will need to go down the hill and to the left, to the immigration office to get stamped into Panama. Please have your passport and flight itinerary to present to the officials. Note: Your flight can be departing from anywhere

in Central America to your home country. At this time Panama does not accept bus tickets as proof for exiting Panama. TIP: If you need assistance with your luggage, ask our guide to arrange for someone to help you with your bags across the bridge. Normal tip is $1 or $2 per bag.

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After you receive your stamp into Panama please walk back the way you came and under the small bridge to where our van will be waiting to continue the rest of your journey to Bocas del Toro.

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Guía de procedimientos fronterizos

Costa Rica - PanamÁ

Al llegar a la frontera: Costa Rica - PanamÁ

Por: The Wayfarer Magazine Paso 1:

Por favor complete el formulario que será entregado, mientras vaya en su viaje hacia la frontera.

Paso 2: Cuando llegue a la frontera tendrá que tomar todo el equipaje de la buseta. Paso 3:

A continuación, será dirigido por nuestro guía a la pequeña tienda en la que tendrá que presentar su pasaporte y pagar el impuesto de salida de $ 8 para salir Costa Rica. Obtendrá un recibo que tendrá que demostrar al funcionario de Migración más adelante. Nota: Esta tarifa se puede pagar en dólares o en colones.

Paso 4:

A continuación, será dirigido por nuestro guía para llevar su equipaje con usted a la pequeña colina a la oficina de Migración en el lado derecho de la carretera antes del puente.

Paso 5: Por favor, espere afuera de la oficina de Migración hasta que

sea su turno en la ventana. Nota: Usted tendrá que presentar su pasaporte, el formulario que relleno anteriormente, su itinerario de vuelo saliendo desde Centroamérica a su país de origen y el recibo de pago a la salida de Migración.

Paso 6: Después de conseguir su sello de salida, tendrá que llevar su equipaje y cruzar el puente hacia el lado de Panamá del río Sixaola.

TIP: Si necesita ayuda con su equipaje, puede pedir a nuestro guía para que alguien le ayude con sus maletas a través del Puente, la tarifa es de $ 1 o $ 2 por bolsa.

Paso 7: Después de cruzar el puente, tendrá que entrar en el pequeño

edicio de la izquierda más allá de la caseta de vigilancia para pagar la cuota de inscripción $ 4 para Panamá. Nota: Trate de tener la cantidad exacta, ya que por lo general no tienen cambio.

Paso 8:

A partir de ahí tendrá que ir cuesta abajo hacia la izquierda, a la oficina de Migración para obtener su sello en Panamá. Por favor tenga su pasaporte y itinerario de vuelo para presentar a los funcionarios. En este momento Panamá no acepta billetes de autobús como prueba para salir de Panamá. Nota: El vuelo puede ser saliendo desde

cualquier lugar en Centroamérica en su país de origen.

Paso 9:

Después de recibir su sello en Panamá, favor caminar de regreso por el mismo camino y bajo el pequeño puente en donde nuestra camioneta estará esperándolo para continuar con el resto de su 1st edition - www.caribeshuttle.com viaje a Bocas del Toro.

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Border Procedures´s Guide

Border Procedures´s guide Panama - Costa Rica When arriving at the border: Panama - Costa Rica

By: The Wayfarer Magazine Step 1: When you arrive at the border you will need to take all of

your luggage out of the van.

Step 2: You will then be directed by our guide to the immigration office to exit Panama.

Step 3: After getting your exit stamp our guide will then direct you

to the office up on the bridge where you will need to pay the $4 exit fee. Note: Please try to have the exact amount as they often do not

have change.

Step 4: From there you will walk across the bridge to the Costa Rica

side of the Sixaola river.

TIP: If you need assistance with your luggage, ask our guide to arrange for someone to help you with your bags across the bridge. Normal tip is $1 or $2 per bag.

Step 5: As you get to the Costa Rica side the immigration office is

the first building on the left.

Step 6:

You will be handed an immigration form to fill out before you go to the window. Note: They do have pens, but it’s best to have your own.

Step 7: After you fill out the form, wait in the line outside, until it is your turn to go to the window.

Step 8:

At the immigration window you will need to present your passport, the form you filled out and a flight itinerary/ticket showing your exit from Costa Rica. Note: Flight tickets can be departing from anywhere in Central America but needs to be back to your home country.

Step 9: After getting your entry stamp you will be directed by our

guide down the hill to our waiting van to continue your journey to the Puerto Viejo area.

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Guía de Procedimientos fronterizos

Guía de procedimientos fronterizos

PanamÁ - Costa Rica Al llegar a la frontera: Panamá - Costa Rica

Por: The Wayfarer Magazine

Paso 1: Cuando llegue a la frontera tendrá que tomar todo el equipaje de la buseta. Paso 2: A continuación, será dirigido por nuestro guía a la oficina de Migración para salir de Panamá. Paso 3: Después de conseguir su sello de salida, nuestro guía a continuación, le dirigirá a la oficina en el puente en el que tendrá que pagar el impuesto de salida de $ 4. Nota: Por favor, tratar de tener la can-

tidad exacta ya que a menudo no tienen cambio.

Paso 4: Desde allí se puede caminar por el puente hacia el lado Costa Rica del río Sixaola.

TIP: Si necesita ayuda con su equipaje, solicitar a nuestro guía ayuda para que alguien le asista con sus maletas a través del puente, la tarifa es de $ 1 o $ 2 por bolsa.

Paso 5: A medida que vaya hacia el lado de Costa Rica, la oficina de

Migración es el primer edificio a la izquierda.

Paso 6:

Se le entregará un formulario de Migración para llenar antes de ir a la ventana. Nota: Tienen lapiceros, pero es mejor tener su propio.

Paso 7: Después de llenar el formulario, espere en línea hasta que sea

su turno para ir a la ventana. Nota: Los billetes de avión pueden ser desde

cualquier parte de América Central, pero tiene que ser de nuevo a su país de origen.

Paso 8: En la ventana de Migración tendrá que presentar su pasapor-

te, el formulario que fue llenado y un itinerario de vuelo / billete mostrando su salida de Costa Rica.

Paso 9:

Después de conseguir su sello de entrada, será dirigido por nuestro guía por la colina a nuestra buseta esperando para continuar su viaje hacia Puerto Viejo.

Importante: Si tiene algún problema en Migración en ambos lados de la frontera, por favor pregunte a nuestro guía que le ayudará en la comunicación con los funcionarios.

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Map & Schedule

FROM Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna Bocas del Toro Bocas del Toro Bocas del Toro Bocas del Toro Bocas del Toro Bocas del Toro

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Routes TO

TIME

DURATION

PRICE

Liberia

AM 6:00

Hours 3

$40

Caribe Shuttle

Monteverde

AM 8:30

Hours 3

$32

Desafio

Monteverde

PM 2:30

Hours 3

$32

Desafio

Puerto Viejo / Cahuita

PM 1:00

Hours 6

$60

Caribe Shuttle

San Jose

AM 7:00

Hours 4

$52

Interbus

San Juan del Sur

AM 6:00

Hours 6

$65

Caribe Shuttle

Tamarindo

AM 8:30

Hours 5

$52

Interbus

Tortuguero

AM 7:30

Hours 6

$60

Ride CR

Tamarindo

AM 6:00

Hours 4.5

$50

Arenal / La Fortuna

AM 6:00

Hours 11

$85

11:00 AM

Hours 4

$30

Hello Travel

Hours 4

$33

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 4

$33

Hours 4

$33

Hours 10

$76

Boquete

Puerto Viejo / AM 6:00 Cahuita Puerto Viejo / AM 8:00 Cahuita Puerto Viejo / PM 12:00 Cahuita San Jose

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AM 8:00

Caribe Shuttle Caribe Shuttle

Caribe Shuttle Caribe Shuttle Caribe Shuttle


Boquete Boquete Cahuita Cahuita Cahuita Cahuita Cahuita Cahuita Cahuita Jaco Jaco Liberia Liberia

Bocas del AM 8:00 Toro Santa CataAM 7:30 lina Arenal / La 11:00 Fortuna AM Bocas del AM 6:00 Toro Bocas del AM 8:00 Toro Bocas del PM 12:00 Toro San Jose AM 7:00 San Jose PM 12:30 Tortuguero AM 8:00 10:00 San Jose AM San Jose PM 2:45 Arenal / La AM 9:15 Fortuna San Juan del AM 9:15 Sur

Hours 4

$30

Hello Travel

Hours 5

$35

Hello Travel

Hours 6

$60

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 4

$38

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 4

$38

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 4

$38

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 4 Hours 4 Hours 5

$50 $50 $75

Caribe Shuttle Caribe Shuttle Caribe Shuttle

Hours 3

$42

Interbus

Hours 3

$42

Interbus

Hours 3

$40

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 3

$35

Caribe Shuttle Caribe Shuttle

Liberia

Tamarindo

Liberia Manuel Antonio Manuel Antonio

AM 9:15

Monteverde

Hours 1.5

AM 9:15

$25

Hours 3

$35

Caribe Shuttle

San Jose

AM 8:30

Hours 3

$52

Interbus

San Jose

PM 1:35

Hours 3

$52

Interbus

Monteverde

Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna San Jose San Jose Liberia

AM 8:00

Hours 3

$32

Interbus

PM 2:00

Hours 3

$32

Interbus

AM 8:30 PM 1:30 AM 5:30

Hours 3 Hours 4 Hours 3

$52 $52 $35

Interbus Interbus Caribe Shuttle

Monteverde Monteverde Monteverde Monteverde

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Map & Schedule San Juan del AM 5:30 Hours 7 Sur Hours 7 AM 8:45 San Jose Montezuma 11:00 Arenal / La Hours 6 jo Vie Puerto AM a tun For Bocas del Hours 4 AM 6:00 Puerto Viejo o Tor Bocas del Hours 4 AM 8:00 jo Vie o ert Pu Toro Bocas del Hours 4 PM 12:00 Puerto Viejo Toro Hours 4 AM 7:00 San Jose Puerto Viejo Hours 4 PM 12:30 San Jose Puerto Viejo Hours 5 AM 8:00 Tortuguero Puerto Viejo Hours 6 AM 9:00 San Jose Samara Arenal / La PM 12:00 Hours 4 San Jose Fortuna Bocas del Hours 10 AM 6:00 San Jose Toro Hours 3 AM 8:15 Jaco San Jose Hours 3 PM 2:30 Jaco San Jose Manuel Hours 3 AM 8:15 San Jose Antonio Manuel Hours 3 PM 2:30 San Jose Antonio Hours 4 Monteverde AM 8:15 San Jose Hours 4 Monteverde PM 2:30 San Jose Hours 6 Montezuma AM 8:15 San Jose Puerto Viejo / AM 6:00 Hours 4 San Jose Cahuita Puerto Viejo / PM 2:00 Hours 4 San Jose ita Cahu Hours 6 AM 8:15 Samara San Jose Hours 7 San Juan del AM 5:00 San Jose Sur Hours 6 Santa Teresa AM 8:15 San Jose Hours 6 AM 7:45 Tamarindo San Jose

Monteverde

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$65

Caribe Shuttle

$52

Interbus

$60

Caribe Shuttle

$33

Caribe Shuttle

$33

Caribe Shuttle

$33

Caribe Shuttle

$50 $50 $75 $52

Caribe Shuttle Caribe Shuttle Caribe Shuttle Interbus

$52

Interbus

$76

Caribe Shuttle

$42 $42

Interbus Interbus

$50

Interbus

$52

Interbus

$52 $52 $52

Interbus Interbus Interbus

$50

Caribe Shuttle

$50

Caribe Shuttle

$52 $70

Interbus Caribe Shuttle

$62 $52

Interbus Interbus


San Jose Tamarindo PM 2:30 San Jose Tortuguero AM 6:30 San Juan del Arenal / La AM 6:00 Sur Fortuna San Juan del Liberia AM 6:00 Sur San Juan del Puerto Viejo / AM 6:00 Sur Cahuita San Juan del San Jose AM 6:00 Sur San Juan del Monteverde AM 6:00 Sur San Juan del Tamarindo AM 6:00 Sur Santa Boquete PM 12:00 Catalina Santa Teresa San Jose AM 8:15 Tamarindo

Hours 6 Hours 6 Hours 6

$52 $45 $65

Interbus Jungle Toms Caribe Shuttle

Hours 3

$35

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 13

$120

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 7

$70

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 7

$65

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 6

$50

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 5

$35

Hello Travel

Hours 6

$62

Interbus

AM 8:00

Hours 5

$52

Interbus

PM 2:00

Hours 5

$52

Interbus

Tamarindo

Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna San Jose

AM 7:00

Hours 6

$50

Interbus

Tamarindo

San Jose

PM 2:00

Hours 6

$52

Interbus

Tamarindo

Liberia

AM 7:00

Hours 1.5

$25

Caribe Shuttle

Tamarindo

San Juan del Sur Arenal / La Fortuna Arenal / La Fortuna Puerto Viejo / Cahuita San Jose

AM 7:00

hours 6

$55

Caribe Shuttle

AM 7:00

Hours 4.5

$50

Caribe Shuttle

AM 9:00

Hours 6

$60

Ride CR

10:00 AM PM 2:00

Hours 5

$75

Caribe Shuttle

Hours 6

$45

Jungle Toms

Tamarindo

Tamarindo Tortuguero Tortuguero Tortuguero

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