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JUAN SANTAMARIA AIRPORT COSTA RICA
>>> If you make plans to stay at a hotel other than the recommended Wyndham San Jose Herradura, you will need to organize your own taxi or Uber to get back to SJO airport for our complimentary arrival shuttle to the retreat location.
ARRIVE ON THE 1ST DAY
Alternately, you can fly into SJO on the 1st day of the retreat by 11AM at the very latest. This will allow up to 1 hour to go through customs and immigration. Our shuttle will pick up guests from the SJO airport at noon, in front of Cafe Malinche.
> On the 1st day of the retreat, our private shuttle will pick up guests at:
• 11:30AM at Wyndham San Jose Herradura
• 12:00PM at SJO airport in front of Cafe Malinche
THE SHUTTLE JOURNEY
The journey from SJO to our center is generally a total of 3.5 – 4 hours. Our shuttle will first drive for 1.5 – 2 hours to the Puntarenas ferry landing, from there departing either at 2:30pm heading to Playa Naranjo or at 3pm heading to Paquera, depending on traffic. Enjoy the stunning and tranquil 1.5 hour ferry boat ride across the Gulf of Nicoya. After the ferry lands, it is a 15-30 minute drive to our center in Gigante. (Guests do not need to make any arrangements for the ferry.) A GPS pin of our private location can be provided to all registered guests upon request.
PLEASE NOTE: Our complimentary shuttle is offered only on the 1st day of the retreat and only on the times/locations noted above. If you would like to arrive early to Costa Rica or to the retreat center area, you will be responsible for your own transportation.
Our private shuttle will depart our center at 11:00AM to take the noon ferry from Playa Naranjo. Guests will not be able to depart earlier than this time, due to both safety and logistical reasons. Please plan your flight times accordingly.
FLY OUT ON THE LAST DAY OF THE RETREAT
Our private shuttle will drop off guests at the SJO airport at approximately 3pm-3:30pm depending on traffic. Fly out of of SJO on the last day of the retreat, leaving no earlier than 6pm.
HOTEL STAY ON THE LAST NIGHT OF THE RETREAT, FLY OUT THE NEXT DAY
Our private shuttle will bring guests to theWyndham San Jose Herraduraat approximately 3:30pm, for more spacious timing & decompression from your experience prior to international travel (highly recommended).
PLEASE NOTE – If you would like to make plans to extend your stay in Costa Rica post retreat you will have to book your own transportation to whatever hotel or space you have chosen to stay at.
COVID 19 SAFETY: Schedule an antigen COVID test within 3 days prior to your arrival flight, even if you are vaccinated, to create a space that feels as safe as possible for all guests. Though Costa Rica does not require a COVID test, SoulCentro does.
>>> We ask for a commitment to wear mask during your flight, socially distance when outdoors, and practice all recommended hygiene protocols, regardless of beliefs around COVID 19. We will not wear masks in the shuttle (except for the driver) or onsite as everyone will have been tested.
If you need help selecting an international travel medical policy, explore INSURE YONDER.
Although the use of a mask is no longer mandatory in Costa Rica, we ask that you wear a mask diligently and properly on your journey, to help create a safe space for all guests and staff.
>>> Costa Rica and our retreats do not require a COVID vaccine. However, If you have the COVID-19 Vaccine, we still require an antigen test taken within 3 days of retreat start.