Frequently Asked Questions

The Park at Ocean Ranch

Location

WHERE SHOULD I GO?
WEST OR EAST COAST OF COSTA RICA?

Transportation

TRANSPORTATION FROM SAN JOSE (WHAT'S THE BEST, BUS/VAN/TAXI/BEST CAR RENTAL COMPANY?)
BUS SCHEDULES FOR TRANSPORTATION?
BEST CAR RENTAL PLACES:

Trip Preparation

BEST PHONE SERVICE/WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR PHONE DATA?
WHAT TO PACK FOR RAINY SEASON?
HOW MUCH MONEY SHOULD I BRING?
SHOULD YOU BOOK AHEAD OR ON THE GO?

Culture and Special Events

WHAT HOLIDAYS ARE CELEBRATED IN CR?
CULTURAL EXPERIENCES?

Food and Beverage

WHERE TO FIND THE BEST FOOD?
BEST PLACES TO EAT IN JACO?
WHAT IS AN AUTHENTIC DISH TO ASK FOR AT A RESTAURANT?
AUTHENTIC TICO RECIPES
ANY GOOD COSTA RICAN CRAFT BEERS?

Recommendations

WHAT SHOULD I DO (TOURS/PLACES TO SEE)?
LOOKING FOR LOCAL ADVICE (WHAT DO LOCALS RECOMMEND TO DO/SEE)?
WHERE TO FIND THE BEST WATERFALLS?
NON TRADITIONAL EXPERIENCES?
BEST ZIPLINING IN COSTA RICA?
CAMPING ADVENTURE SPOTS?
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS?

Weather and Seasonal Information

WHAT'S THE WEATHER LIKE DURING SPECIFIC TIMES OF YEAR?
RAINFALL ACCORDING TO REGION IN CR?
DO BEACHES EVER CLOSE?