Lapa Rios Resort

Lapa Ríos

Hotel DescriptionHighlights of the hotel Amenities & ServicesAbout the roomsMap Set in a private nature reserve spread over 1,000 acres of Central America’s last remaining lowland tropical rainforest in Costa Rica’s wild Osa Peninsula, Lapa Ríos is paradise for lovers of wildlife, birding, nature and beaches. Lapa Ríos is a model ecotourism project and a…

Traveling

Embassy information

You can turn to the Costa Rican Embassy or Consulate in your home country to enquire about visa requirements, official paperwork, and in general, the latest news about Costa Rica. Here you will find the basic information of Costa Rican embassies abroad. Make sure you find out about visas with enough anticipation, it may take…

Security

Costa Rica is one of the safest countries in Latin America. Criminal activities tend to involve pickpocketing, and car breaking to steal luggage or personal objects. In San José you shall be particularly careful; be precautious also around beach areas. As a general rule, take care of your safety as you might do it in…

Costa Rica National Museum

National holidays

When you travel, take notice of these holidays. Museums, theatres and other culture & recreational centers usually close during national  holidays, or work on special schedules (are open less hours). January 1st: New Year’s Day April 11th (feast day of national hero Juan Santamaría): Commemoration of the battle of Rivas in 1856, in which Costa…

Once you are here

There are certain details about the Costa Rican everyday life that turn out very handy for tourists, as they affect directly travelers’ activities. Take a look at the following useful information so that you are not caught unaware once you are in Costa Rica. Tipping & taxes By law, all hotels are required to add…

Arriving in Costa Rica

Camino Travel’s special arrival service starts from the moment our clients leave the aircraft and enter the Juan Santamaría International Airport (San José) or the Daniel Oduber Airport (Liberia). If you have booked the arrival transfer to your hotel through us, then a driver will be waiting for you outside the airport. He will have…

Cultural awareness

An open mind and tolerant spirit are the best allies for a successful trip. Holidays involve new encounters, surprises and, more often than not, unexpected situations. Your attitude towards new, unfamiliar experiences plays a key role in the impressions you have in a foreign country. Follow these few tips to get the most out of…