To our dearest patients. We would like to inform you because of the unfortunate situation with the Coronavirus Costa Rica has declared a State of Emergency in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The country will shut down its borders to foreigners and non-residents starting 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18. The restriction applies to the [...
Costa Ricaâ€™s Health Ministry has advised the elderly and anyone with relevant preexisting conditions (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, or chronic pulmonary or heart issues) to avoid large gatherings. Those populations should actively avoid people presenting respiratory symptoms, said Health Minister Daniel Salas.
You have decided to finally get that needed dental work done. The reason: the affordable prices and exceptional care that we offer here at Mario Garita Dental Experience MP. But you want to bring your family or plan a way to take full advantage of your trip to Costa Rica. We are here to help! There are plenty of things that you can do at affordable...
Dr. Mario Garita talks about pioneering a niche market for dental tourism in Costa Rica. In the early 80s, dental tourism began to make inroads in Costa Rica. Doctor Garitaâ€™s father, also a dentist, noticed an increase in tourists coming into his office off Plaza La Ventura for dental emergencies. Without exception, these patients were […]
High season or green season? Each has advantages for your trip to Costa Rica. There are basically 2 seasons in Costa Rica: dry and green. Dry Season Also known as high season, begins in early December and runs through April. In this season temperatures are between the 80s and 90s Farenheit. Rain is infrequent and […]
ITâ€™S EASIER THAN EVER TO KEEP IN TOUCH USING YOUR US-BASED CELL PHONE AND PLAN IN COSTA RICA. In the last few years, cell phone service in Costa Rica has become a lot more accessible and a lot less expensive. You can expect to find free Wi-Fi, and high-speed service, at most major hotels. Coverage is also […]
In a small country like Costa Rica, there are plenty of easy options to travel around from place to place. Costa Rica is about the size of West Virginia; that said, itâ€™s easy to understand how quickly one can get from one side of the country to another. Getting around is as simple as determining […]
For medical tourists to Costa Rica, where to stay is an important question During recovery from your medical procedure in Costa Rica, you may not have the support you need, as you likely would have back home. For that reason, not every hotel or resort in Costa Rica is the same when it comes to […]
OUR GUIDE TO PACKING FOR YOUR VACATION IN COSTA RICA. Costa Rica has two seasons: green (May â€“ November) and high (mid-December â€“ April). There are advantages to visiting during either time as thereâ€™s some regional variability. For instance, the Caribbean coast tends to be drier from July through October, as do areas of Monteverde on...
With temperatures hovering around freezing and strong winds lashing the cold against your exposed skin, the gorgeous alpine view at the summit of ChirripĂł is wasted. I should have packed a sweatshirt, you say. You wonder: isnâ€™t Costa Rica a tropical country? It is. But you have to plan accordingly. Climates change quickly with geographic […]