Pavones, Costa Rica
WHAT IS IT LIKE IN PAVONES?
Pavones combines rain forest, jungle, green mountains, uncrowded beaches, magnificent sunsets, and the turquoise warm waters of the Pacific. You will see scarlet macaws, toucans, dolphins, whales, giant sea turtles, monkeys, sloths, brilliant butterflies, and much more on a daily basis. Pavones is the perfect setting to completely relax and enjoy Nature while you fully immerse your body, mind, and spirit in the practice of tai chi.
HOW DO I GET THERE?
Fly to San Jose Int’l Airport in Costa Rica (not San Jose California!)
From San Jose you have several options to reach Pavones:
1. Fly Sansa to Golfito. Our taxi driver will welcome you at the Golfito airport and bring you to Pavones.
2. Take the bus Tracopa from San Jose to Paso Canoas, and from there take a taxi or bus to Pavones.
3. Rent a car in San Jose and drive to Pavones.
WHAT DO I NEED TO ENTER COSTA RICA?
You will need a valid passport to enter Costa Rica.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Packing for Pavones is simple: Travel light and THINK BEACH! Beach attire, sun glasses, hat, sun block, water bottle, beach towel…
WHAT ABOUT MONEY?
Most places in Costa Rica accept US dollars, so it is not necessary to exchange money. When you make a purchase, your change will be in colones, the local currency.
WHAT ABOUT THE PEOPLE?
The local Costa Rican people, or Ticos, are very warm and friendly. They will greet you with smiles, and go out of their way to help foreigners who visit here.
WHAT ABOUT THE LANGUAGE?
The native language in Costa Rica is Spanish, but most everyone speaks good English. (Bring a little Spanish dictionary and practice Spanish with the locals – they will love you even more!)
WHAT ABOUT THE FOOD?
Typical Tico meals include rice and beans, salad, fried plantains, and your choice of vegetarian or non vegetarian dishes.
There are several supermarkets in Pavones and simple outdoor style restaurants where you can order anything from tropical fruit smoothies to full meals. Prices are very reasonable!
You can buy fruits and veggies directly from the produce trucks. Or just walk down the beach and crack a coconut or find a fruit tree and pick your own!
If you have any questions send us an email. We will do our best to respond within 24 hours.