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h3mo
A friend of mine went there for a surf trip last year. Was basically unreachable. Unsure if intentional disconnect or that's how bad connectivity is, but I'd be wary about working from there if you rely on internet.
Avoid tamarindo and jaco.
Unless you enjoy being in america!
raul3mo
bad internet?
raul3mo
oh i see haha
Hi, Its my first time traveling and working.. I am going to Puerto Viejo.... is it good to work from Selina, is the internet strong? thank uuu!!!! :)
deytvflzjprx I havent been to the Selina here but usually theyre pretty reliable for wifi! The coworking space in town has solid high speed wifi if you need it
I've stayed at selina for two weeks, wifi was good. A lot of people having calls during the day. Just one of mine was not too good, but overall it worked well. And the cowork is great, with amazing views.
๐Ÿ›ฌ yasmnnqkox just arrived in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Santa Teresa, #costa-rica
thank u so much!!!! <3
someone wants to meet in san jose?
Hey Catalin - I can meet after Wednesday
๐Ÿ›ฌ ffhuoqpwme just arrived in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Tamarindo, #costa-rica
Anyone know if a COVID test is needed in order to enter the country (flying in from El Salvador)? Or is proof of vaccination good enough?
hey sqhgydtvt I'm down - coming on Sunday
you donโ€™t need anything
for Costa Rica, a ticket showing youโ€™re leaving the country, thatโ€™s it
evplcrqcav amazing, thank you so much! ๐Ÿ™
Has anyone done the land border jump from CR to Panama and back lately? How was it?
๐Ÿ›ฌ kaqbefiuvoh just arrived in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท San Josรฉ, #costa-rica
I did in Sixaola form Puerto Viejo to Bocas del Toro about a month ago. They wouldn't let me enter Panama because I only had a bus ticket from Costa Rica to Nicaragua and they wanted to see a flight ticket back to my country or out of central america. So I bought one from fakeflighttickets and then it was fine. BUT there is no connection at the immigration so make sure you download everything on your phone before you get there. The way back into Costa Rica was super easy and they they just asked for my passport, nothing more.
๐Ÿ›ฌ vjgltzovgmf just arrived in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท San Josรฉ, #costa-rica
Thanks this is super helpful, Iโ€™m in PV too - and great tips on the flight/screencaps - I was just going to get a bus ticket too so that will save me a ton of hassle!
Santa Teresa Do you know if and where there are beach volley nets here? ๐Ÿ
h3mo
There's nothing public that I know about. But this place has scheduled games every week. I'm sure you can contact them for details on when.

Zลซnya
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Definitely flight was important and noticed they asked most people that. Bus was not accepted. Vaccines were also asked.

If you need emergency wifi the locals hanging around immigration can help you out with a tip.
Thanks!
Hello All!
Ill be landing in San Jose on June 4th and leaving June 19th. Going to stay in San Jose for two days so I can see a few surrounding areas.

My plan is to vacation week 1 and work/vaction week 2.

I am going to rent a car and go see:
โ€ข Fortuna
โ€ข Monteverde
โ€ข San Mateo (La Ecovilla)
โ€ข Tamarindo
Might be out of the way
โ€ข Manuel Antonio
โ€ข Tenorio
โ€ข Puerto Viejo
Do you think this is doable?
stay longer man, enjoy where you are. be less fast paced
ive done all those places in 3 trips in 6 weeks
hey! just saw the messages, how about next week guys?
I would definitely stay longer but this is just a teaser trip. I had to fit it in to my schedule and havea dog back home. If the trip goes well Im going to come back for 6 months to 1 year minimum
given I have 2 weeks, what places should I focus on seeing.

The must see is La Ecovilla near San Mateo, otherwise either Tamarindo/Santa Teresa and then some scenery trips mentioned above
Fortuna for sure
My advice is to start with the must-see, how much time you want to spend on them. Then see how many days left you have and try the rest. Take into consideration you will spend around 4 hours driving between each point on average
I have narrowed it down to landing in San Jose, then seeing Fortuna, Tamarindo or Santa Teresa or both, La Ecovilla (San Mateo)
๐Ÿ›ฌ ovcvpcnjbjj just arrived in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Santa Teresa, #costa-rica
Awesome thank you!
๐Ÿ›ฌ cfzqtluifzsgoec just arrived in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท San Josรฉ, #costa-rica
Ill be arriving in San Jose on June 4th. Going to La Ecovilla for a few days, then on to Fortuna, Tamarindo and back
Hi guys ! Will be on Costa Rica on July. Which places do you guys recommend to visit ?
rbgk2mo
It's a long bus ride up into the mountains but try to visit Monteverde
What's the best cafe to work from in Tamarindo?
I was at Pico Bistro today and it was really nice but I'm looking for something a bit cheaper
Tamarindo Selina is 10 usd a day or 50 a week
๐Ÿ›ฌ ypxeiguj just arrived in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท San Josรฉ, #costa-rica
great, thanks !
Hi all, I need a coworking for 1 week on San Jose. What you guys would recommend?
cowork.cr|cowork.cr in La Sabana or Selina
๐Ÿ›ฌ fxninfbdrklnwi just arrived in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Santa Teresa, #costa-rica
Is anyone in tamarindo this weekend? Also, I'll be driving from SJO to Tamarindo on Friday if anyone needs a ride
I'm here til Saturday
๐Ÿ›ฌ yyijfohjsg just arrived in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Tamarindo, #costa-rica
```Hola. I have to be in Costa Rica for a few days in October. I managed to talk some friends into coming with me. Then we realized it's the rainiest month. Everything I'm reading says to go to the Caribbean side, but my friends think it might not be as enjoyable as, say, Jaco, since there's a bunch of restaurants and things to do in Jaco. Does anyone know how much it actually rains per day in Jaco in October? Like, could we just avoid the rain for a couple hours a day, or is it gonna be all rain all day? Thanks for the help!```
it might rain all day some days, but most days you'll get some sun hours during the morning
now, if you're only staying a few days Puerto Viejo is not a bad idea
๐Ÿ›ฌ mxbxodowzw just arrived in Nosara, #costa-rica
FYI tap water in Costa Rica is entirely safe (and tastes good). I mention it because I have met many tourists afraid of drinking tap water and purchasing bottles
๐Ÿ›ฌ ciaakpveemgspetpc just arrived in ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท Puerto Viejo, #costa-rica
anyone else in san josรฉ? looking for fun things to do in rohrmoser, pavas or la sabana. anybody got some fun stories?
what `fun` means?
live music, social bars, good restaurants, events, happenings, etc.

have hardly found any of the above in san josรฉ (barrio escalante, downtown, rohrmoser, pavas) . could be my fault though ยฏ\_(ใƒ„)_/ยฏ
for social bars I recommend you visit La California, is an area full of bars. you can also go to Barrio Escalante for fancy food and bars, close from these places is Selina which have events every night and you go there, meet people and then move to la cali or barrio escalante
in Rohmoser, la sabana, republica cervecera is a famous place, is by starbucks of la sabana
wfidmsvsig thank you so much. iโ€™m hitting up selina this weekend for sure. appreciate you โœŠ
hey U03MH7ZSQ3F! I'm going to la cali tomorrow with some friends. let me know if you want to join us
feel free to ping me
๐Ÿ›ฌ kbiigjpckomiva just arrived in Nosara, #costa-rica
I drank tap water literally everywhere. Puerto Jimenez, San Isidro, Quepos, Montezuma, La Fortuna, Tortuguero, Puerto Viejo. Still alive.
๐Ÿ›ฌ yvfxeslwytog just arrived in San Ramรณn, #costa-rica
With the new digital nomad visa no matter where I read it doesn't say how long you can stay is it indefinite? Do you need to renew after X amount of years/months?
Itโ€™s one year, and you can extend another year if you want - last I heard!
๐Ÿ›ฌ gjirwhljjqcwtw just arrived in La Fortuna Waterfalls, #costa-rica
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