How to travel to and around Nosara?

  • Nosara is part of Nicoya in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. If you’re flying to Costa Rica, the best option is to land at the Daniel Oduber Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste. From there you can either drive/ take a shuttle to Nosara (around 2.5 hours) or take a small plane to Nosara Airport, which is faster.

  • Another option, is to land at the Juan Santamaría Airport, close to San José. This can work for you specially if you’re traveling to other parts of the country before Nosara. From here you can also take a small plane to Nosara Airport or take a shuttle/drive 5 hours to Nosara.

  • To travel around you can take a tuktuk, rent an atv or car, ride a bike or walk.

  • Nosara Wellness Guide will be happy to coordinate all shuttles for you.

What should I know about health & safety in Nosara?

  • There are medical clinics and good doctors in Nosara. However, the nearest hospital is in Nicoya, within 1,5 hours from Nosara.

  • We strongly recommend to get a travel insurance before your trip.

  • Mosquitoes are part of the ecosystem, specially on rainy months. Citronella candles and bug repellents are a great option to prevent getting bitten, while protecting the environment.

  • We encourage you to bring the least valuables possible. If you do, always keep them in your safe or carry them with you, but do not leave unattended.

  • Nosara is a very safe place for solo travelers, couples and families to walk around.

  • Food poisoning is very rare as sanitation standards are high.

  • Water is normally safe to drink, however it is highly mineralized, so it’s better to drink filtered/bottled water when available.

What should I know about money & currency?

  • The currency in Costa Rica is ₡ Colones (₡590 ≈ $1)however you can always pay in US dollars.

  • Some places will accept credit card and others will not.

  • Thera are ATMs in Nosara so you don’t have to travel with a lot of cash.

  • Tips are not included in the treatments and therapies or any of the services booked with Nosara Wellness Guide.

Will I find proper food for my special diet?

  • You will easily find organic, vegan, raw, vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free food in the grocery stores, as well as in most restaurants in Nosara.

  • Fish and meat are usually sustainably sourced.

  • Nosara Wellness Guide will be happy to prepare a special meal plan for you with a private chef during your stay, if you request this option.

What will the weather and conditions be like?

  • November : Some rain, sunny mornings and great sunsets. Town is mildly crowded.

  • December : Dry, and sunny, this is the busiest time of the year.

  • January-February: Dry, sunny and windy. Town is mildly crowded.

  • March-April: Dry and hottest time of the year. Town is highly crowded, specially during Easter week.

  • May-June-July: Some rain and sunny mornings. Town is mildly crowded and this is the beginning of the green season.

  • August: The rain increases and Nosara town is not very crowded.

  • September-October: Heavy rain and most businesses close during these two low season months.

What should I know about your programs?

  • Participants of all ages are welcome.

  • Nosara Wellness Guide has customized programs for couples, solo travelers, families and friends.

  • You don’t need any previous yoga or massage experience to enjoy our programs.

  • Existing programs are customizable to your specific needs.

  • You can book your own accommodation or we can coordinate it for you without any cost.

  • We book for you the best experiences in Nosara. This concierge service has no cost.