QUESTIONS?

Costa Rica Vacation Home Rental

WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO GO?

EVEN THOUGH COSTA RICA IS NORTH OF THE EQUATOR THEIR SEASONS ARE REVERSED. THE SUMMER, MID-DECEMBER UNTIL THE END OF MAY, IS DRY WITH VERY WARM DAYS. THIS IS THE HEIGHT OF THE MARLIN, SAILFISH AND YELLOWFIN TUNA SEASON. JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER, WINTER, IS COOLER WITH MORE FUN ON THE BEACH AND WHITE WATER RAFTING. WAHOO, MAHI APPEAR AND SAILFISH AND MARLIN ARE EVER PRESENT. WETTEST MONTHS ARE OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER. MOST IMPORTANT OUR 36 FT VIKING, FISHING MACHINE II, IS ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL SPORT FISHING BOATS IN COSTA RICA AND WE ARE IN GREAT DEMAND SO PLEASE BOOK EARLY!

HOW DO WE GET TO COSTA RICA?

MANY MAJOR AIRLINES HAVE DIRECT FLIGHTS TO SAN JOSE’S EXTEREMELY MODERN AIRPORT. MIAMI FOR EXAMPLE CURRENTLY HAS SIX (6) NON STOP FLIGHTS PER DAY. PASSPORTS ARE OF COURSE REQUIRED AND NO VISA IS NECESSARY FOR US CITIZENS FOR A STAY OF UP TO 90 DAYS. ONCE HERE WE CAN ARRANGE ALL YOUR TRANSPORTATION, RENTALS, RESERVATIONS AND TOURS ANYWHERE IN COSTA RICA …. OR … RENT A CAR AND DRIVE TO QUEPOS (APPROX. 3 HRS), HAVE ONE OF OUR ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDES MEET YOU AND DRIVE YOU TO QUEPOS OR FLY ON A LOCAL AIRLINE TO QUEPOS.

WILL WE BE WELCOME IN COSTA RICA?

COSTA RICANS LOVE NORTH AMERICANS AND MANY SPEAK ENGLISH AND IF THEY DO NOT THEY WILL GENERALLY FIND SOMEONE WHO DOES. THERE ARE CURRENTLY OVER 100,000 US LIVING AMONGST THE 4.3 MILLION COSTARICANS OR TICOS.

HOW IS CRIME IN COSTA RICA?

WHAT CRIME IS HERE IS THE NON VIOLENT TYPE, CRIMES OF OPPORTUNITY, LIKE IN ALL COUNTRIES YOU MUST WATCH YOUR PERSONAL VALUABLES AND NOT WEAR EXPENSIVE JEWELRY. COSTA RICA HAS ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT PROBLEMS AS MANY COUNTRIES DO TODAY. TICOS ARE INCREDIBLY HONEST AND WE NEVER HAVE BEEN OVER CHARGED OR SHORT CHANGED. DOLLARS AND LOCAL COLONES ARE USED INTERCHANGEABLY WITH ABOUT 500 COLONES TO THE US DOLLAR.

WHAT CLOTHES SHOULD WE BRING AND CAN I USE MY HAIRDRYER?

COTTON CASUAL IS THE WORD AS YOU ARE IN THE TROPICS AND SHORTS AND TOPS ARE ACCEPTED EVERYWHERE. SUNDRESSES ARE POPULAR FOR EVENING WEAR AND A LIGHT SWEATER AND JEANS MAY BE USEFUL. YES, ALL YOUR APPLIANCES WORK HERE ON THE SAME CURRENT AS THE U.S.
ALSO RECOMMENDED ARE TENNIS SHOES, SANDELS, WATER SHOES, SUN BLOCK, INSECT REPELLENT,
LIGHT RAINCOAT, AND OF COURSE BATHING ATTIRE AND ONE BEACH TOWEL PER PERSON.

IS CASA WOW CONVENIENTLY LOCATED?

INDEED, WE ARE WALKING DISTANCE TO QUEPOS AND 5 MILES TO JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING INCLUDING MANUEL ANTONIO BEACH AND NATIONAL PARK, COUNTLESS GREAT RESTAURANTS,
THE SUPERMARKET, SUPER PALI (OWNED BY WALMART) “DID SHE SAY WALMART?” MANY FINE
HOTELS THAT OFFER LIVE MUSIC AND DANCING NIGHTLY. KAREOKE IS ALSO POPULAR.

KIDS OF ALL AGES LOVE COSTA RICA AND CASA WOW

Nearest town: QUEPOS
Nearest Airport : AIRPORT IN QUEPOS 3 MILES FROM CASA WOW
Nearest Beach: BEACH MANUEL ANTONIO
Nearest Golf : GOLF COURSE LOS SUENOS

THINGS TO DO:

SPORTFISHING CAPITAL OF THE WORLD,SCUBA AND SNORKEL.
MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK SEE MONKEYS, SLOTHS,SEABIRDS, JESUS LIZARDS WITH NATIONAL PARK GUIDES.
MANUEL ANTONIO BEACH, LEARN TO SURF, PARA SAILING, JET SKIS, BANANA BOAT, KAYAKING, MASSAGES ON THE BEACH $55/HR, RESTAURANTS AND BARS-4&5 STAR HOTELS WITH LIVE MUSIC AND DANCING NIGHTLY
ZIP LINING
HORSEBACK RIDING
4X4′S
GUIDED HIKING TOURS OF THE RAIN FOREST WITH SUSPENSION BRIDGES, WATERFALLS AND SWIMMING LAGOONS
MANGROVE TOURS
BUTTERFLY AND NATURE FARM-VERY INTERESTING AND INFORMATIVE

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Allow us to organize your trip, our professional staff can offer you special packages or set your trip in your own way. All the boats come with tournament tackle, full electronics and professional crew. The best fleet with an experienced outfitter to fulfill everyone's budget!