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Costa Rica HomeBase
“There is no moment of delight in
any pilgrimage like the beginning of
Charles Dudley Warner
For safe, comfortable and convenient overnight
lodgingbefore starting and ending your Costa Rica
travels, consider booking a HomeBase with
A Safe Passage. With a HomeBase,
we pick you up when you arrive and take you to a
bed and breakfast, a hotel, or a local hostel.
Time permitting, we will take
you on a short, informative
walking tour where we will be happy
to answer your questions, share
insight and prepare you for your journey.
On the day you are
scheduled to continue your travels, we will take you to your bus
or drive you to your destination. Our
transfers to and from the
first and last night's lodging
walking tour designed to help acclimate
and map out your trip
internet use or WI-FI connection
a one minute call home to
let loved ones know you arrived
a delicious tropical
transfer to your bus stop,
bus station, or shuttle
a bus ticket or fare to your
You will return to the same
hostel, hotel, or bed and breakfast at
your journey's end. The light will be on and your room
will be waiting. On the day of your
departure, we pick you up and take you to the airport in time to check in for
At A Safe Passage, we
understand that traveling to the unknown can be a challenge.
HomeBase, starting and ending your
trip could not get much easier or more relaxing.
Our packages are designed
to meet your lodging requirements and your budget:
includes a stay in a classic Bed and Breakfast
decorated with local antiques. After a good
night's rest, you will enjoy a typical Tica
breakfast that includes fresh tropical fruit,
delicious juice, gallo pinto, and Costa Rican
We will then take you to your
bus, a shuttle or our
On your return, you will stay at the same B&B.
If you wish,
on your last evening in Costa Rica, we
will arrange transportation to El Mirador, a
restaurant high above the city of Alajeula, where
you will enjoy dinner and
a scenic view of the central valley.
morning, we will
take you to the airport in time for your
Our Tica Charm is
ideal for a
Transfer. We pick you up -- at a time that
suits you -- after a good
night's sleep and a tropical breakfast. To get
the most out of your journey when the day is
done, we will take the scenic route to
your destination, stopping at
points of interest along the way. If
you are interested in a Private Driver, we will put together a HomeBase /Private Transfer package
tailored to meet your needs.
With 'The Basics'
you will enjoy first and last nights' lodging at
a safe, clean, family-operated hotel located in
downtown Alajuela. It is conveniently located
near restaurants, banks, markets, and
neighborhood bars. You will enjoy the
convenience of Alajuela, located 5
minutes from the airport and on the road to many
of Costa Rica's popular tourist destinations.
Your stay includes a private
bath, free internet access and a tropical
Bus tickets and
transportation to a local bus stop are also part
of this option.
On the day of your departure
from Costa Rica, we will take you to the airport
just 5 minutes away
If you are
looking for a place to Just Flop, this option is
for you. We will book a room at a hostel located
near the center of town and a safe walking
distance to internet cafes, ATM's and
We will purchase your
bus tickets in advance, take you to a local bus
stop and stay with you until you board your bus.
At the end of
your trip, you will return to the same hostel,
and we will take you to the airport the
note: Breakfast is not included with
If time allows, we will
take you on a short walking tour familiarizing you
with the local surroundings, sharing insight and getting you ready to
take you by the bank
for a favorable exchange rate
point out local bars
and restaurants where you can enjoy a delicious
Costa Rican meal or a
cold one with locals
market (local mercado) where you will learn more about
seasonal tropical fruits and enjoy a natural fruit juice
stop by the supermarket where you can purchase water and snacks for your trip
questions and map out your trip
include a one-minute
phone call so you can call home
“Twenty years from now you will be
more disappointed by the things you
didn’t do than by the ones you did
do. So throw off the bowlines, sail
away from the safe harbor. Catch the
trade winds in your sails. Explore.
Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain
great idea. After traveling all night and facing
a 5 hour wait from all we read we dreaded the thought
of just sitting in a San Jose bus station with all of
our luggage before our 4 hour on the bus ride.
Your Waiting Room [Rest 'N Go] was just perfect for us." David P.
Traveling can be
grueling - a flight, a layover, or an all
night flight - then a long wait at a bus station
for a bus that will take hours to get you to
Our Rest 'n Go option
is a comfortable alternative. We pick you up
when you arrive and take you to a hotel where
you can sleep, shower, and change or just drop
off your bags so you are free to explore.
If time allows, we
will pick you up and take you to the bank to
exchange money, to the market for food and
snacks, and to a local restaurant for something
to eat before you continue your journey.
Why wait hours at a
bus station or walk the streets with your bags
when you can relax, have a cold one and enjoy a
typical meal before getting on the road? With
Rest 'n Go, you will be rested and ready to
enjoy your travels.