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Dental Destination: San Jose, Costa Rica

Dental Destination: San Jose, Costa Rica

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...

Dental tourism in Costa Rica

Dental tourism in Costa Rica

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 Garita’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 […]

Getting around in Costa Rica

Getting around in Costa Rica

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, it’s easy to understand how quickly one can get from one side of the country to another. Getting around is as simple as determining […]

Costa Rica Vacation: What to Pack

Costa Rica Vacation: What to Pack

OUR GUIDE TO PACKING FOR YOUR VACATION IN COSTA RICA. Costa Rica has two seasons: green (May – November) and high (mid-December – April). There are advantages to visiting during either time as there’s some regional variability. For instance, the Caribbean coast tends to be drier from July through October, as do areas of Monteverde on...

What to Pack for Your Trip to Costa Rica

What to Pack for Your Trip to Costa Rica

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: isn’t Costa Rica a tropical country? It is. But you have to plan accordingly. Climates change quickly with geographic […]