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Turning Transfers Into Tours . . . Naturalist Guides with a sense of humor

Let our expert guides take care of your trip, leave the driving to us.  Day transfers, day tours to your next destination or multi day tours:

Quotes from TripAdvisor travelers:
  • "trips with professional driver/guides like Sterling, who drove us to Quepos and back one time. A great way to travel in CR", Todd, Okanogan
  • "he is well-versed on all things Costa Rican--history, food, plants, etc. He has an excellent sense of humor and it soon felt like we were driving around Costa Rica with an old friend.", Dosestrellas, N. Carolina
  • "line up Sterling. He is the Best!  A young Costa Rican, Sterling is safe, enterprising, friendly, knowledgeable, and, a certified Costa Rica Guide - a designation that required two years of course work to attain.", Speonk, Roanoake
  • "We had a 5 day custom trip with Sterling through Costa Rica and Panama. . . with great knowledge of local wildlife. Having Sterling with us made it a relaxed and very enjoyable trip.", 893, London
  • "Sterling did an excellent job as our driver, guide and interpreter!! Or using the Costa Rican phrase, it was Pura Vida.", John, Duluth
OUR MOST POPULAR TRANSFERS FROM SJO Airport/Alajuela area (prices per van up to 9 persons).  Also available 24 passenger bus, lower rates on English speaking taxi and any transportation needs you may come up with:
  • Arenal $185
  • Caribbean - Cahuita/Puerto Viejo $240
  • Central valley day trip $150
  • Central valley 1/2 day trip $90
  • Irazu volcano/Orosi Valley day trip $150
  • Dominical/Uvita $220
  • Jaco/Caldera/Puntarenas $115
  • Monteverde $185
  • Montezuma/Santa Teresa/Mal Pais $240 includes our ferry cost both ways
  • Manuel Antonio $185
  • Poas Volcano $ 80 -½ day round trip
  • Samara/Nosara/Coco/Tamarindo/Flamingo etc $250
  • Arenal to Monteverde, Monteverde to Manuel Antonio, Arenal to Manuel Antonio, Arenal to central  Nicoya beaches, Arenal to Guanacaste beaches
Turn any transfer into a day trip stopping at points of interest en route for an additional $40.  Click on RESERVATIONS or CONTACT US or CHAT or just email or phone us if you have ANY questions about traveling in Costa Rica.


"Here I hoped to have the leisure to mature my thoughts on these baffling problems."
Alexander F. Skutch, A Naturalist in Costa Rica written around 1940
InsightCostaRica at the Pura Vida Hotel, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Minutes from the SJO International Airport
Phone: +506-2430-2929
Fax: +506-2430-2630
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