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Costa Rica Travel Guide


Costa Rica is more than a vacation destination; it is an interactive sensory experience. The country has an array of environmental attractions - majestic volcanoes, misty cloud forests, stunning river valleys, and hundreds of beaches along the Pacific and Caribbean coasts. Luxurious hotels boast hot springs and massages; simple, family-owned cabins dot the landscape; and a peaceful, family-oriented culture weaves it all together.

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What is Costa Rica Known For?

A national motto of “Pura Vida!” or “Pure Life!”; delicious and hearty fresh food; succulent tropical fruit; great weather, friendly people, and outdoor adventure are all reasons why Costa Rica is a popular vacation destination. In terms of the country’s background, the nation is approximately the same size as West Virginia in the United States. Containing 4 percent of the Earth’s biodiversity, Costa Rica is one of the world's most biologically diverse countries. Scientists have estimated that close to 4 percent of the Earth’s species live in Costa Rica. The nation boasts rainforests and cloud forests (there is a difference), sunny beaches, mountains, volcanoes, hot springs, waterfalls and rivers – as well as all of the action you would expect to find across these terrains.

Why Visit Costa Rica?

You should visit Costa Rica because it is one of the most biodiverse and naturally beautiful places on planet Earth. Over 500,000 species call Costa Rica home – on land and in the sea. Countless plants thrive here, including more than 1,400 species of orchid flower, and hollow ficus or fig trees that you can scale from the inside. Outdoor adventure, relaxing by the beach, seeing animals in their native habitat, learning about a new culture, supporting sustainable travel and local family-owned businesses… When you vacation in Costa Rica, you’ll not only have an amazing time, you can actually feel good about where your travel dollars are going. Because Costa Rica offers a little bit of everything, even the pickiest travelers will find something to satisfy their tastes, making this a truly unique destination:

It’s a tropical paradise. Pristine beaches, emerald forests, and birds in almost every color of the rainbow dot the nation’s landscape. The vibrant color extends to your plate when you feast upon the nation’s tropical fruits – the vegetables are tasty too. The best part? Even the people are friendly in this family-oriented country; there is no military, giving the national motto of “Pura Vida!” or “Pure Life” a dual meaning.

The beaches are absolutely stunning. Golden sand, white sand, even crunchy sand made up of crushed seashells (Playa Conchal; you’re welcome) – gracing it all are the rolling waves of the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, thanks to the nation’s dual coasts. One of the reasons the beaches stay so beautiful? They are fiercely protected. A 200 meter maritime zoning law has prevented heavy beachfront hotel construction so everyone can enjoy nature’s bounty.

Rainforests and cloud forests. You’re probably already familiar with rainforests, but if you’ve never been to one of the world’s cloud forests then you’re in for an extra special treat. Less than 2.5 percent of the world’s tropical forests are cloud forests – shrouded in a perpetual misty haze. Costa Rica’s forests are some of the most biodiverse places on planet Earth, including orchids, countless insects, birds, and even land and sea mammals.

One word: Sustainability. From ecolodges to reforestation, the entire nation of Costa Rica is incredibly green. In fact, Costa Rica is so green that they’re on track to become the world’s first carbon neutral country - already, over 99 percent of their electricity is generated by renewable energy (geothermal, hydroelectricity, wind, solar, and biomass). 30 percent of the land is under conservation measurements, and your travel dollars directly support these efforts. Even activities offer visitors the chance to enjoy hands-on environmentally friendly activities such as tree planting or helping nesting or baby sea turtles.

Action and adventure. In Costa Rica, your vacation will be anything but boring. One minute, you’re walking through a forest canopy on a suspension bridge, the next, you’re zooming through it on a zip line. Whitewater rafting down river rapids, kayaking across the sea, surfing, snorkeling, and diving, are just a few of the aquatic adventures that await you. Prefer to stay dry? How about exploring the local area on a catamaran, or whale watching tour? Hike near a volcano, enjoy early morning birdwatching to spot rare breeds, and explore the forest at night. See? So much to choose from!

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Where to Visit in Costa Rica?

If it’s your first time visiting the country, you may be overwhelmed by how much choice you have – beaches, mountains, lakes, volcanoes, rainforests, cloud forests… Choose your own adventure when you explore the nation’s landscapes. Here are the top five best Costa Rica places to visit

Arenal

First on the list is Arenal. Technically, the name of the town is La Fortuna, Costa Rica but ‘Arenal’ is the catchall term used to refer to the Arenal recreational area – which includes Arenal Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, Lake Arenal, and some excellent whitewater rafting rivers. Incredible views of the volcano are available throughout town. Here, you can enjoy rugged activities like hiking near a volcano, rappelling, rafting, and mountain biking around the lake.

Monteverde

Monteverde, Costa Rica is on the other side of Lake Arenal and offers you a different kind of outdoor adventure. The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is definitely a place you should see within your lifetime, and is home to an impressive variety of plants and animals. Other popular attractions include zip lines, suspension bridges, aerial trams, horseback riding, and night tours of the forest.

Manuel Antonio

If it’s the beach you’re after, start with Manuel Antonio, because this destination has something for everyone – snorkeling, jungle excursions, birdwatching, river tubing, and day trips on catamarans…you have serious options. The best part? Manuel Antonio National Park is home to a wide variety of animals, so you can see wildlife up-close while supporting the infrastructure that maintains their natural habitat.

Santa Teresa - Mal Pais

Looking to live the life of a quintessential beachbum or surfer? Welcome to the twin towns of Santa Teresa - Mal Pais, Costa Rica. In Santa Teresa, you can enjoy sun soaked days surfing and evenings sipping an ice cold beer at a beach party. Meanwhile, the quiet hamlet of Mal Pais lets you fish to your heart’s content and enjoy quiet, uncrowded beaches (they’re great for yoga, reading, and sketching).

Tortuguero

Tortuguero, Costa Rica features an Afro-Caribbean vibe that you’ll miss in other parts of the country. You know what else you won’t want to miss? Floating safaris where caimans, crocodiles, and birds call canals and the surrounding marsh home. The region is also home to nesting sea turtles, hence its name – Tortuguero translates as ‘region of turtles’.


When is The Best Time to Visit Costa Rica?

Anytime is a great time to visit Costa Rica! But odds are by “best time to visit” you mean, “When is Costa Rica’s Dry Season?” That’s going to be December to April on the country’s Pacific Slope, but keep in mind, that this is also the busiest time of the year – international sunseekers flock to the country in droves to beat the winter blues. On the Caribbean Slope, the dry season is July to October. Keep in mind that each coast is prone to occasional rain showers any time of year, and it is not uncommon for mountainous regions to be cooler than their lower elevation counterparts.

May to November is dubbed ‘green season’ because the rainy portion of the year is what keeps the nation’s foliage vibrant and beautiful. During this period, the Pacific Coast undergoes a stunning transformation – Pacific Dry Forests are transformed into lush rainforests, making the terrain incredibly picturesque. The term ‘green season’ also takes on a double meaning when you book your trip, because it’s also the time of year when you can ‘save some green.’ Low-season means great savings on accommodations and activities, and it’s not uncommon for showers to pass in the afternoon and give way to sunbreaks, so it’s not like your entire vacation will be a literal wash. If you don’t want to sacrifice indulgences, but still need to travel to Costa Rica economically, consider vacationing this time of year.

The busiest travel times in Costa Rica (non-weather related) are during Christmas and New Year's, as well as the week leading up to Easter Sunday, which is known as Semana Santa or Holy Week. If you plan to travel during these weeks then you must book your hotel well in advance — but it’s a better idea to simply plan your visit to Costa Rica for another time.


Does Costa Rica Have Good Beaches?

Costa Rica’s beaches are great! Even better, there’s a beach for you – whether you’re looking to enjoy romantic interludes, outdoor adventure, or quiet, uncrowded bliss.

  • Seeking a romantic getaway for two? Stay in Nosara and Samara on the Nicoya Peninsula – an extraordinarily beautiful and high-end beach enclave with soft white sand.

  • Need something more down to Earth and laid-back? Check out the twin towns of Santa Teresa - Mal Pais; the former is great for surfing and bonfire kickbacks, the latter is a quiet fishing hamlet with uncrowded beaches. Nearby and super chill Montezuma is also worth considering.

  • If nature is the name of the game, then you’ll definitely want to head to Drake Bay, aka the gateway to Corcovado National Park. This shoreline is not for sunning yourself. Trek through ecologically diverse primary rainforests; snorkel in waters teeming with marine life; go sea kayaking, horseback riding, and more.

  • For the perfect mix of outdoor adventure, nighttime fun, and even romance, Tamarindo fits the bill. Its golden beaches promise a good time for children and adults alike.

As for exploring, you can take plenty of day trips to additional beaches that offer great snorkeling and jungle access – some of which are within national parks, so you’ll have an even better chance of spotting local wildlife.


How to Plan A Trip to Costa Rica?

There are three simple steps to planning your Costa Rica itinerary.

Step 1: Determine your travel budget, because this is the one thing that has the least amount of flexibility. Your travel budget dictates which time of year you should visit, and the kind of experiences and accommodations you should consider. Need an example?

Let’s say you have to factor the children’s schedules in; well, they have both winter and summer off. North American and European winters are Costa Rica’s high-season, but summer is “green season”. So the time of year that might be a stretch for a family of four is within reach if they don’t mind a little rain. By the way; even Costa Rica’s rainy season is known for having moderate temperatures and sun bursts.

Step 2: Choose the type travel experience you’d like to have – economical, moderate, luxury? Want to splurge on accommodations because you want to spend most of your time relaxing? Or, do you just need a clean place to rest your head and take a hot shower because you’re heading to Costa Rica for back-to-back adventures? Once you know where you want your travel budget to go, and why, you can finally…

Step 3: Determine when you want to go. If your budget allows for the high-season, you can consider visiting Costa Rica from December to April. Need to save a little green during green season? You’ll be booking your trip from May to November. Either way, you have several months to choose from, no matter your budget!

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Is Costa Rica’s Food Safe?

Costa Rica’s food is not only safe, it’s delicious! Hearty helpings of chicken, rice, and beans make frequent appearances on restaurant menus. As a tropical Central American nation, the region also boasts superb fruits and vegetables. As for beverages, you’re probably wondering, “Is Costa Rica’s water safe?” More specifically, “Is Costa Rica’s water safe to drink?” Yes, on both counts! It’s safe to splash around in the water, and you can find clean tap water throughout Costa Rica and in most tourist destinations. You are also much less likely to suffer from stomach upset than in other countries in Central America. So, if the restaurant you’re in looks clean, feel free to order whatever strikes your fancy – and a nice cold drink to go with it.


What is The Currency in Costa Rica?

The Costa Rican currency is the ‘colon’, which hovers between 550 - 600 colones/ $1 USD. U.S. dollars are widely accepted, provided the bill is not too large ($50 and $100 bills are rarely accepted). Hotels and tours generally list their prices in dollars.

Compared to the rest of Central America, prices in Costa Rica are relatively high, due in large part to the country’s high standard of living. Typical Costa Rican food and produce is quite inexpensive, while imported products are priced similarly to U.S. prices. A typical Costa Rican breakfast and lunch will cost around 2000-5000 colones ($4-10). So, when shopping in Costa Rica, you have plenty of options whether you’ve exchanged your money into the local Costa Rican currency or not.


Is It Safe to Drive in Costa Rica?

Yes, it is technically safe to drive in Costa Rica. In truth, it is more accurate to say that driving in Costa Rica is safe if you are a defensive driver who is down for an adventure. Love a good road trip and figure you’ll take the scenic route during your getaway? There are a few things you should know about Costa Rica’s driving conditions first. Here, when the rubber meets the road you never know what you’re going to get – Costa Rica’s road conditions vary widely throughout the country. So, that road trip you’re envisioning will be less exploring dusty, open roads to beautiful beaches, and more driving on two-lane freeways.

With the nation’s tropical climate and mountainous terrain, many roads are difficult to maintain, and many have never been paved. Relatively short distances can take many hours due to poor road conditions or traffic, and some roads are simply inaccessible during the rainy season when rivers swell. It is always a good idea to check with the locals about current road conditions before planning a day trip or taking off in your rental car (which may not be maintained to the standards you’re used to).

These tips can make or break your day, so it’s best to book transportation with Anywhere, and leave the driving to the professionals. They are used to the quirks of the roads and getting you from point A to point B as efficiently (and safely) as possible.


What is Costa Rica’s Geography?

Costa Rica is in Central America; the country's total area is 19,730 square miles (51,100 sq km), which is slightly smaller than the state of West Virginia in the U.S. The nation shares land borders with Nicaragua to the north and Panama to the south; the west coast is lined by the Pacific Ocean, while the Caribbean Sea dominates the east coast.

Costa Rica's terrain varies between coastal plains and rugged mountains. In fact, the mountains separate the coasts almost perfectly thanks to the Continental Divide, or ‘backbone of Central America’, running right through the country. The drastic change from beaches to high-elevation mountains is a large part of why Costa Rica is known for having “15 climates in a day”. It might not actually be that drastic, but the weather does vary significantly from beach to forest, lowland to highland, and coast to coast.

The nation’s highest point is Cerro Chirripo, which rises to 12,500 feet (3,810 meters) in the Chirripó National Park. More than 100 volcanic cones dot the landscape and five of them are still active – Arenal, Irazu, Poas, Rincon de La Vieja, and Turrialba.


What is Costa Rica’s Climate Like?

Seasonal, but mostly divided between a wet season and dry season – you won’t find the extremely harsh winters some regions endure in North America and Europe. With a variety of terrains and elevations comes many microclimates in Costa Rica, so although there is a general ‘best time of year’ to visit Costa Rica, the specific weather is likely to vary from coast to coast.

It rains year-round in Costa Rica (gotta’ keep the country green), so bring a light rain jacket. From December to April is generally considered the dry season, and the rainy season starts in May. However, the Caribbean Coast is much less predictable than the Pacific Coast and can receive rain throughout the year, but it too has a mostly dry stretch from July to October. The nation’s mountains and volcanoes further create their own series of Costa Rica microclimates; a rainy day at the beach may be nothing more than a morning or afternoon shower here. Likewise, the mountains may be cooler when other parts of the country are pleasantly warm.


What is Costa Rica’s Culture Like?

The word to best describe Costa Rica’s culture is: friendly – from the food to the landscape, the nation is friendly, beautiful, eclectic, outdoorsy, and extremely eco-friendly. Sustainability has become one of the cornerstones of modern-day Costa Rican culture; it is understood that to continue enjoying the land for generations to come, we must take care of it now. In the past 40 years, the Costa Rican government has demonstrated a keen awareness of the relationship between tourism and the environment. In order to maintain Costa Rica’s awe-inspiring biodiversity, the Institute of Costa Rican Tourism has implemented a system that rewards hotels and tour providers that implement green business practices.


What is Costa Rica’s Government?

Costa Rica’s government type is a “Democratic Republic”. The nation has an “Executive Power System” which consists of a President, two Vice Presidents, and an extended Legislative Assembly. Much like the United States, Costa Rica has an Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, and Judicial Branch. The people electing their President is a large portion of why the nation enjoys strong governmental (and economic) stability. Another reason? A lack of military.

Since Costa Rica has no military, it is able to put additional funding toward the betterment of the nation and its citizens. Public education up to the 11th grade, universal healthcare, national parks, and reserves are a few of the core benefits. Another is the nation’s high degree of sustainability. Again, without having to factor in a military budget, Costa Rica has been able to focus on building it’s sustainable infrastructure and is on track to become the world’s first carbon-neutral country. The government continues to support these endeavors rather than allow businesses to plunder the nation’s exhaustible resources.

With a government that ensures basic social needs are met, a high degree of literacy, and plenty of safe and clean outdoor space, there is very little need for dissension amongst citizens.


How is Costa Rica’s Economy?

It’s great! There are many reasons Costa Rica’s society is so pleasant, and enjoying economic stability is chief among them. Costa Rica is a peaceful country, and has not had a standing army since 1948. The government provides free education for citizens through the 11th grade, as well as healthcare. Citizens of Costa Rica enjoy a high standard of living — there is a 96 percent literacy rate and an average life expectancy of 78 years.

“Okay, but what is what is Costa Rica’s economy based on?” you ask. Costa Rica’s economy revolves around foreign investment and tourism. In the past decade, Costa Rica has attracted businesses from the United States, including IBM, Dell, and Western Union. 25 percent of the nation’s territory is devoted to national parks and reserves, and Costa Rica has put a stop to deforestation. The country also enjoys a healthy agricultural industry which includes coffee, chocolate, and fruit as popular exports.


Why is Costa Rica So Sustainable?

What makes Costa Rica so sustainable is a firm commitment to sustainability – nationwide. This is one of the reasons why ecotourism and sustainable development in Costa Rica go hand in hand. However, living up to environmental virtues and sustainable development remains a constant battle throughout the country, whether due to lucrative contract offers, corrupt politics, or illegal poaching and logging. Nevertheless, Costa Rica has largely resisted opportunities to exploit its vast natural resources for valued commodities, despite having a high density of precious metals in the South Pacific, oil along the Pacific Coast, and rare hardwoods in the rainforest.

Instead of plundering its own exhaustible resources, Costa Rica has opted for an ethic of sustainable development and a commitment to develop renewable energy.The nation is already on track to become the first carbon-neutral country; as of 2020, more than 99 percent of its energy needs are met through a combination of geothermal, hydroelectric, and wind power, with strides being made in the solar and biomass sectors as well. Energy alternatives already in place are a large part of what keeps Costa Rica sustainable, and allows the country to focus on researching and implementing new sustainable methods in other areas.


How to Travel Sustainably in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica already has lots of sustainability measures in place, making eco-friendly travel relatively simple.

1. Choose “Certification for Sustainable Tourism” (CST) and “Blue Flag” rated hotels and activities, and beaches.

2. Eat farm to table. Although this may be a trendy term in some countries, it’s simple in Costa Rica. Choose accommodations that have a garden and frequent restaurants that support local farmers. A good rule of thumb is to choose local and family-owned operations.

3. If you can’t avoid flying you can offset your carbon emissions. Eco-conscious travel agencies such as Anywhere help you offset your carbon output by allowing you to purchase trees that will be planted, and grow for years to come – slowly but surely absorbing the Earth’s carbon output.

4. Go green with group travel. If you aren’t in a rush, you can still enjoy the comfort of personal transportation when you choose Anywhere’s shuttle option. Our professional driver’s will chauffeur you around in clean, cool vehicles, but because you share your ride with other passengers there’s less wasted space in the vehicle. It’s the best of both worlds!

5. Choose local. From food and beverages, to crafts, to accommodations and tours, locals have a vested interest in maintaining the country’s health and natural beauty – after all, that pristine and fertile landscape is a large part of the country’s thriving tourism economy. So, put your travel dollars toward the greater good by supporting Costa Rican citizens and the environment whenever possible.


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We have used Anywhere twice to help plan trips to Costa Rica. They always find out of the way places that are spectacul...Apr 11, 2019

John

Anywhere helped me design a wonderful…
Anywhere helped me design a wonderful Costa Rican experience. They were completely responsive to any questions, provided...Apr 05, 2019

Jean

Awesome experience with Anywhere.com in…
Awesome experience with Anywhere.com in our recent trip to Costa Rica. They are very professional & flexible. Katia was ...Mar 31, 2019

Magesh

Best Trip Ever!
Made our first trip to Costa Rica so easy and fun! I would highly recommend this service to anyone who wants to see and ...Mar 29, 2019

Karen

Amazing Family Trip
Anywhere.com organized an amazing family trip to Costa Rica. What a beautiful country and they really made a great trip ...Mar 28, 2019

Aric Gito.

A fantastic experience
Anywhere gave us an incredible experience in Costa Rica. Every leg of our journey was exceptional, our rides were on tim...Mar 22, 2019

Shawn

The year I chose to book through…Anywhere Costa Rica
The year I chose to book through Anywhere again after my 1st experience in 2016 was such a success. Once again the trip...Mar 22, 2019

Shannon

2nd Time Using Anywhere.com
This was the second time that we have used Anywhere.com because our first trip went like clockwork and we had a fabulous...Mar 21, 2019

Brenda

This company gave us the perfect trip!
I gave Anywhere.com a try after having a hard time making reservations directly with tour operators myself in Costa Rica...Mar 08, 2019

Jody Katz

Love anywhere.com!!!!!
We had the best trip to Costa Rica booked through anywhere.com. It was so easy to book and change your trip to get it to...Mar 02, 2019

Lora

Anywhere offers great travel planning
This was the first time I did not do all our trip planning myself and I was a bit nervous about letting someone else hav...Feb 25, 2019

Susan Pea.

Our trip was everything we had hoped for!
Our trip was everything we had hoped it would be. The hotels that Anywhere booked for us were fabulous and the activiti...Feb 23, 2019

Gail

Best trip yet!
This was by far one of the easiest trips i have ever planned. We had a custom itinerary that allowed us to see three dif...Feb 23, 2019

Bonnie Ko.

Wonderful Fantastic Experience with Anywhere.com
I would not hesitate to recommend Anywhere.com to all my friends. In fact I've already told quite a few people about th...Feb 19, 2019

Eileen

Anywhere.com for stress free vacation
We used Anywhere.com to organize our trip to Costa Rica. It was the best decision we made. They suggested and booked ...Feb 08, 2019

Victor

Best travel arrangements we have ever experienced!
I cannot recommend Anywhere.com highly enough for our trip to Costa Rica Their service is fantastic. They understood our...Feb 07, 2019

Vaughan

Amazing perfect trip, completely customized, and at the last minute!
I couldn’t believe they pulled together a complete itinerary for us (family of 5) just days before our trip! During the ...Jan 29, 2019

Wendy

Happy with the service we receieved!
We were so happy with the service we were provided before and while we were on our trip to Costa Rica. Anywhere made our...Dec 29, 2018

Casey

Totally satisfied
Anywere.com did a fabulous job planning our trip to Costa Rica. Everything went smoothly, transportation, hotels, tours,...Jun 20, 2018

Ellen

The best decision we ever made was to… best trip of our life
The best decision we ever made was to use anywhere Costa Rica. They took care of everything for the same price that we w...May 10, 2018

Stacey

Anywhere exceeded all expectations
Anywhere exceeded all expectations. Schedules were kept, accommodations were excellent and tours were very high quality....Apr 25, 2018

David Bet.

Anywhere Costa Rica
The team at Anywhere was beyond helpful! We had ideas on what we wanted to do to our trip to Costa Rica but we also want...Mar 23, 2018

Reid

We are just about to do our third trip…
We are just about to do our third trip through Anywhere. We are excited to try each country offered by Anywhere. We h...Mar 16, 2018

Jeannie

Anywhere Costa Rica made our vacation!
Anywhere Costa Rica made our vacation so easy and so relaxing! They were super helpful and flexible even helping us book...Mar 15, 2018

JS

They took care of every single detail
They took care of every single detail - from airport pickup, transfers to hotels, tours . . . just everything! Any ques...Mar 03, 2018

Kathy

Costa Rica
Our trip to Costa Rica included everything we could have imagined and we didn't have to worry about a thing. Even when w...Mar 01, 2018

Marni

Anywhere Costa Rica
I used Anywhere Costa Rica in June 2017 and it was Fantastic!! So pleased that I have booked with Anywhere Peru for an ...Mar 01, 2018

Elaine

I loved Anywhere Costa Rica from start to finish!
I loved Anywhere Costa Rica from start to finish! The website is very informative and easy to use. I like how visual it ...Feb 26, 2018

Helen

Costa Rica. Great holiday
Great holiday. Great organisation.3 days

Mike carp.

Exceptional Travel Company
The Anywhere travel booking process was so professional - I got an answer back with a quote in under 5 minutes. The driv...5 days

Michele P.

Excellent service from start to finish
Excellent service from start to finish, highly recommend your services to all thank you Myrtle from CA5 days

Myrtle

I highly recommend Anywhere.com
I highly recommend Anywhere.com. Their questionaire is very good at getting at one's preferences, and the itinerary the...5 days

Alexandra

Anywhere set us up with the best…
Anywhere set us up with the best vacation ever. Drivers were always on time, courteous, informative and really nice peo...6 days

Currie

Amazing!
Everything was Amazing!6 days

Kara

Best excursion we have ever experience
Best excursion we have ever experience. Booking was also very convenient and easy.Feb 15, 2020

Mark

Excellent communication
Excellent communication. All providers went above and beyond. Thank you for helping us with our vacation to Costa RicaFeb 15, 2020

Lindsay

Beyond great!!!
Our experience with Anywhere.com was amazing. Each agent we worked with was professional, extremely courteous and very ...Feb 13, 2020

Kathleen

Excellent trip with excursions
Booking with anywhere travel was the most amazing trip we have ever took. We will definitely be using their services aga...Feb 13, 2020

Claire

Great company to work with to plan your…
Great company to work with to plan your own special vacation or trip. Percy JessoFeb 11, 2020

Percy Jes.

Everything went as planned
Everything went as planned. Just relax and let them do the planning, you have fun and enjoyFeb 11, 2020

Terry

Great experience
Great experience. Very responsive to our groups needs and changedFeb 05, 2020

Scott

Very efficient
Very efficient, great suggestions, nothing was a hassle. I highly recommend the company for your Costa Rica travel.Jan 29, 2020

Karina

Wouldn't travel any where without Anywhere
Thank you for making this a perfect trip for us. All arrangements worked like clockwork and we never missed a beat as we...Jan 21, 2020

IcameIsaw

Costa Rica
Next time I plan for a trip and if Anywhere supports that area then I will go with them. Best Service and very good plan...Jan 19, 2020

Pongurlek.

Anywhere.com was great
Anywhere.com was great! All hotels and shuttles were excellent. Tours and guides were fantastic and exceeded expectation...Jan 17, 2020

Customer

Great experience!
"Yahaira was great to work with, and always got back to me right away. It was great to have her help with details durin...Jan 16, 2020

Ann Dunca.

Very responsive and helpful
Very responsive and helpful. Would use again!Jan 15, 2020

NA

Outstanding Services of Anywhere.com
We just came back from our Costa Rica vacation booked via anywhere.com. We are super impressed with the outstanding serv...Jan 15, 2020

F Chen

Very nice service
Very nice service . Strongly recommend to everyone .Jan 15, 2020

Reena

We're so glad we booked our trip…
We're so glad we booked our trip through Anywhere.com. They made it so easy and stress free. Erick pulled together an it...Jan 11, 2020

Sue

One of the best tour booking companies
One of the best tour booking companies! Very efficient, organized and extremely responsive to every need of the traveler...Jan 08, 2020

Mayur

Strongly recommended.
Everything in a very busy schedule of activities worked like clockwork. Truly amazing performance. We had a blast with a...Jan 07, 2020

Clark Col.

Great service and prices
Great customer service and prices. We had a great trip. I will use them againJan 06, 2020

Jeff

Amazing holidays, the most helpful team of people!
Amazing travel company to work with. We have had two incredible family trips with to Costa Rica and Vietnam, travelling ...Jan 06, 2020

Caroline .

A very good group!
Anywhere was thorough, flexible and available. All booked transportation arrived where it was supposed to be at the prop...Dec 28, 2019

Nelson Pa.

Anywhere was a great company to work…
Anywhere was a great company to work with. They planned a fantastic last-minute trip for a very reasonable rate. We appr...Dec 13, 2019

Carrie Ra.

Very happy with the day that was…
Very happy with the day that was planned. we managed to do alot and was not rushed. the time at each event was perfect...Dec 12, 2019

susan

Professional
Professional, helpful, fast answers and kind.Dec 06, 2019

Cecilia

Outstanding service
Outstanding service. I highly recommend anywhere.com.Dec 05, 2019

Ravi

Excellent professional service.
Excellent professional service.Dec 05, 2019

GJ

Fantastic company for planning trips
Anywhere did a great job in planning our trip to Costa Rica. Everything turned out just perfect and they were very easy ...Nov 15, 2019

Mary Anne

Our trip using Anywhere was absolutely…
Our trip using Anywhere was absolutely perfect. All trips were planned with our tour organizer- I’m sorry I cannot recal...Nov 06, 2019

Amin

The entire team at Anywhere.com is…
The entire team at Anywhere.com is amazing to work with. We booked a trip to Costa Rica filled with adventurous activit...Oct 25, 2019

Valerie

Exceeded All Expectations
Exceeded All Expectations My family and I definitely had our concerns prior to this trip, as we had never gone through ...Oct 16, 2019

Davidge F.

Another great trip
As usual, Anywhere provided a great and professional service both before and during our trip. Thanks!Sep 06, 2019

Sadie

Excellent service with the best human…
Excellent service with the best human touch. Anywhere gave me and my friends our dream vacation from beginning to end!Sep 06, 2019

Maritza

Anywhere is a great service!
Anywhere is a great service that I would recommend to anyone planning a trip. Their reps are very patient and capable. T...Sep 05, 2019

Jay

Outstanding Job!
Anywhere.com did an OUTSTANDING job with helping be coordinate and facilitate the best adventure that I have ever had in...Aug 06, 2019

Adam

The staff was very responsive to…
The staff was very responsive to questions/concerns and very informative. They took our requests for our trip and worke...Jul 29, 2019

Kevin

Repeat customer
Repeat customer. Great service as always.Jul 27, 2019

Arvind

Family Trip
Wonderful! This is our third trip with Anywhere. All was spectacular... From to the beach to the mountains. Wonderful...Jul 25, 2019

Leslie

I would highly recommend Anywhere.com
I would highly recommend Anywhere.com. The hotel, excursion, and transportation were excellent. Also, their customer ser...Jul 19, 2019

Tasha

Our 2nd time with Anywhere and HAPPY!
We love Anywhere! We just have to pack and we are taken care of basically during our whole stay. Everything is nicely ar...Jul 18, 2019

Valery

What a wonderful site
What a wonderful site! I have been telling anyone going to central america to use them! Such a well-planned trip. They...Jul 18, 2019

Chava Win.

Anywhere.com was wonderful from start…
Anywhere.com was wonderful from start to finish. They responded promptly and made sure everything was taken care of rega...Jul 12, 2019

Chetna in.

I think anywhere.com was a great…
I think anywhere.com was a great service. Very attentive to details and helped me change plans at a moments notice. El...Jul 12, 2019

Ellen

Very satisfied with Anywhere
Very satisfied with Anywhere. Timely pickups, good choice of excursions.Jul 09, 2019

Marcela

Stress free solo traveler.
As a solo traveler, anywhere travel and Percy took all the stress out of traveling. Percy was there every step of the w...Jun 30, 2019

Richard

Very happy with the service
Very happy with the service. Communication was prompt and booking was very easy. Will definitely use the service again i...Jun 29, 2019

Kim

Excellent customer service
Excellent customer serviceJun 28, 2019

Hector

Professional work
Professional work! The tours they helped me reserved were all great. The private car drivers are all on-time and reliabl...Jun 28, 2019

Veronica

Excellent service
Excellent service! Amazing guides! STRONGLY SUGGESTED!Jun 23, 2019

Giorgio

Used it for our honeymoon
Used it for our honeymoon. It was an excellent experience. They do exactly what they say they are going to do and are ev...Jun 20, 2019

Garrett H.

Best travel agency out there
Best travel agency out there. They'll accommodate your every needs.Jun 15, 2019

Felie

Go Anywhere Confidently with Anywhere.com!
Honestly, Anywhere.com has ruined me for any other travel agency out there. The website, communication, amenities promis...Jun 06, 2019

Kristen

Great customer Service
Agent was always pleasant and ready to find the best deal for us. I highly recommend AnywhereJun 01, 2019

Queen

100% recommendations!
100% recommendations!May 31, 2019

Dovi from.

Great experiece
Great experiece! Your staff was knowledgeable and always responded within 12 hours. I would use your agency again in a h...May 26, 2019

Jeanne

Wow!
Wow - this was a fantastic vacation because Anywhere planned it better for us than we could have ourselves! Very profess...May 24, 2019

Stacey

Excellent organization
Excellent organization. Everything went seamlessly as scheduled. All guides, transports arrived on time. Throughout our ...May 24, 2019

Lale

Kudos!!! 5 stars!!!
Top notch service from planning stages to end of our trip. Everything was perfect!! We will use Anywhere.com again wit...Apr 30, 2019

Dan

Book with Anywhere! Easiest decision you'll have to make
Booking with Anywhere was the best decision we made. Our trip was absolutely amazing, everything we wanted, plus everyth...Apr 26, 2019

Stephanie

Great company
Great company! They’re more than helpful and they make your trip a time to remember. The customer service is in a class ...Apr 26, 2019

Johnny

Excellent service
Excellent service. We were very confused about where to go and decided to get some help after seeing the great reviews ...Apr 19, 2019

Laura

Exceeded our expectations
Exceeded our expectations! The entire trip went smoothly, no worries! Every tour was exceptional! Every accommodation be...Apr 11, 2019

Judy

We were delighted with the quality of…
We were delighted with the quality of service. The staff were professional, courteous, punctual and reliable. We would ...Apr 05, 2019

Deepak D

Absolutely the BEST travel agents I’ve…
Absolutely the BEST travel agents I’ve ever worked with. Daniel and Alfonso were AMAZING! If you’re planning a trip, cal...Apr 04, 2019

Anna

The trip was a once in a lifetime…
The trip was a once in a lifetime experience. Anywhere.com did an exceptional job of planning this trip. It couldn't h...Mar 30, 2019

Vickie B.

This service is outstanding
This service is outstanding. We had changes to be made, and they were done so with ease. All of the excursions and dri...Mar 23, 2019

Linda A

Wonderful staff, amazing service.
I highly recommend this company! Everyone throughout the whole process was friendly, professional and so understanding a...Mar 08, 2019

Luanne

awesome company to deal with
awesome company to deal with. Everything they planned, including hotels and sightseeing tours, was wonderful. Every ve...Mar 06, 2019

Happy tra.

Such a friendly company...
A friendly company... flexible, efficient, trustworthy, eager to please and answer all your wishes with their many relia...Feb 15, 2019

Ginette

The Hidden Treasure of Travel Agency ( that shouldn't be anymore )!
Super pleasant, helpful, and knowledgeable staff! We plan to have them coordinate our next trips to the areas they ser...Feb 15, 2019

Mari

I would recommend anywhere to anyone…
I would recommend anywhere to anyone traveling anywhere. I was treated exceptionally well with professionalism and kindn...Feb 14, 2019

Steven

Anywhere.com has provided excellent…
Anywhere.com has provided excellent service for me and friends for the last ten years. They are always friendly, helpfu...Feb 08, 2019

Mary

Best vacation of my life
Best vacation of my life! I told them the type of vacation and experiences I wanted and they somehow found the most perf...Feb 08, 2019

Lisa

This is our second vacation with…
This is our second vacation with Anywhere. As the first time, the use experience of the website was easy, our travel pla...Feb 07, 2019

Rosemary

This company made our dreams come true
This company made our dreams come true. Right from the start of organising the holiday with Lleana.. Everything was perf...Jan 30, 2019

Barbara

Perfect vacation
Both the reservation process and the actual vacation travel was easy, well organized, focused on what we wanted. All rec...Jan 30, 2019

Peter

Anywhere were awesome!
Anywhere was great to work with and everything they booked for us worked as booked. The drivers were always early, drove...Jan 11, 2019

Dawn

Anywhere did a fantastic job planning…
Anywhere did a fantastic job planning my vacation. My family loves to travel and this was one of the best trips we’ve ta...Jan 11, 2019

Elena

Happy with the service we receieved!
We were so happy with the service we were provided before and while we were on our trip to Costa Rica. Anywhere made our...Dec 29, 2018

Casey

Anywhere.com is the best.
I would recommend Anywhere.com to anyone who is looking to travel to the destinations that they coordinate. I have been ...Dec 17, 2018

Robert

I would definitely use anywhere.com…
I would definitely use anywhere.com again. Our hotels were nice, the excursions were wonderful, all our guides were prof...Dec 13, 2018

Tori

Excellent service from start to finish
Excellent service from start to finish. I have already recommended them to all my friends, so do not hesitate.Nov 05, 2018

Shevanne

Great experience
Great experience, professional support team, well-coordinated excursions, helpful recommendations. We had never been to ...Nov 05, 2018

Peter

The easiest team to work with
The easiest team to work with! They were personable, accommodating and very knowledgeable.Oct 19, 2018

Kristin

They were outstanding
They were outstanding. Every transfer went without a hitch, the accommodations were first rate, and the activities were ...Sep 21, 2018

Mary

We had a wonderful experience booking…
We had a wonderful experience booking through anywhere.com - our entire trip was organized from beginning to the end! hi...Sep 05, 2018

Eva

My whole experience with anywhere was…
My whole experience with anywhere was fantastic and I would highly recommend them. Yahaira was amazing and so helpful wi...Sep 01, 2018

Heather

Anywhere essentially handled all the…
Anywhere essentially handled all the potentially frustrating aspects of trip-planning AND executed seamlessly. They were...Aug 29, 2018

Helen

Anywhere is fantastic
Anywhere is fantastic! Their team is easily accessible, their response time was quick, and they planned everything for m...Aug 23, 2018

Tiffany

Take any worry out of travel by using this trusted company
Anywhere is a trusted company with staff such as Eric who goes above beyond to ensure every detail of your trip is secur...Aug 16, 2018

Wendy

This was an awesome company
This was an awesome company. Friendly service and amazing trip planned. They took care of everything, we will use them...Aug 14, 2018

STANLEY/B.

Incredibly easy to book the vacation of…
Incredibly easy to book the vacation of your dreams. My Costa Rica trip was everything I could have asked for. After fi...Jul 24, 2018

Sara

Superb service in every way
Superb service in every way. Anywhere put an itinerary together after asking lots of questions about preferences and it...Jul 08, 2018

Brian Mac.

Great, service, Great Outcome
It can be a little scary using an online - and unknown - company to book a significant holiday but I can honestly say I ...Jun 29, 2018

Hazel Tif.

Anywhere took care of all the details…
Anywhere took care of all the details from start to finish. I had an amazing trip and plan to use them again in the futu...Jun 22, 2018

Maggie

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