FAQs | Frequently Asked Questions
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What are ‘”Side-by-Sides?”

“Side-by-Sides” are also know as UTV’s (Utility Terrain Vehicle). These vehicles look like a cross between an ATV and a dune buggy. The driver and the passenger sit side by side which is where the name was derived. Most UTV’s also have rear seating which makes this a great option for families that want to get out and explore the rainforest.

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Should I take an ATV or a Side-by-Side on my guided offroad tour?

It is really a question of comfort versus sport. Our top of the line Side-by-Sides are more car-like and therefore much more intuitive for most riders. It is also tends to have a more substantial suspension which creates a much smoother ride.

If you have a family with younger kiddos, the Side-by-Sides are a great option for you. Parents can safely do all the driving and the kids can take it all in from the back of the vehicle.

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Is Jaco Costa Rica Safe?

Jaco Costa Rica is generally considered a safe place to visit. Although it has a reputation as a party town, there is generally low crime and violence reported in the area. Jaco is well patrolled by local police who have a presence in the streets.

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Does Jaco have nice beaches?

Yes, Jaco has some of the best beaches in Costa Rica. The beaches in Jaco are known for their beautiful white sand and turquoise waters. There are also many fun activities to do on the beach such as surfing, swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing.

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How much is a massage in Jaco?

Massage prices in Jaco typically range from $45 to $70 per hour.

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Can you drink on the beach in Jaco?

Yes, you can drink on the beach in Jaco. The beach in Jaco is a great place to relax and enjoy a few drinks. There are many bars and restaurants along the beachfront that offer a variety of alcoholic beverages. You can also purchase alcoholic beverages at convenience stores and bring them to the beach. However, it is important to remember that public intoxication is illegal in Jaco, so you should be mindful of your consumption and always drink responsibly. Additionally, it is important to be aware of the local laws and regulations regarding drinking alcohol in public, as they can vary from place to place. All in all, drinking on the beach in Jaco can be a great way to enjoy the local atmosphere and the beautiful scenery.

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Can you ride ATVs in Costa Rica?

Yes, you can ride ATVs in Costa Rica! Costa Rica is a great place to explore the outdoors and ATV rides are a popular way to do so. ATV rides offer an exciting and unique way to experience the country's diverse terrain, from lush rainforests to rugged mountains and beaches. ATV tours are available all over Costa Rica and can be tailored to your individual needs and preferences. You can choose from a variety of tour lengths, difficulty levels, and locations. The experienced guides will ensure you get the most out of your ATV ride, providing insight into the history and culture of the area.

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How old do you have to be to rent an ATV in Costa Rica?

To rent an ATV in Costa Rica, you must be at least 18 years old. You must also have a valid driver's license or passport for identification purposes. The minimum age to rent an ATV in Costa Rica is strictly enforced, so it is important to make sure you meet the age requirements before renting an ATV. Additionally, you must be able to demonstrate that you are capable of operating an ATV safely and responsibly. If you are under the age of 18, you will not be able to rent an ATV in Costa Rica, no matter what type of identification you may have. It is also important to note that the age requirement to rent an ATV in Costa Rica may vary depending on the rental company,

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What should I wear for riding ATVs in Costa Rica?

When deciding what to wear for ATV Costa Rica, it is important to keep comfort and safety in mind. Lightweight, breathable clothing such as shorts and a t-shirt are ideal. It is also important to wear closed-toe shoes that provide good grip and support. For extra protection, long pants and a long-sleeved shirt are recommended. Additionally, a hat and sunglasses will help protect you from the sun. Finally, don’t forget to bring plenty of water and sunscreen to stay hydrated and protected. By taking these precautions, you can enjoy your ATV ride in Costa Rica in comfort and safety.

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Do you need a license to drive an ATV Costa Rica?

In Costa Rica, it is not necessary to have a license to drive an ATV. However, it is important to note that the use of ATVs is regulated by the Costa Rican government and certain rules must be followed. All drivers must be at least 18 years old, and they must wear a helmet and other safety equipment while driving. Additionally, ATV drivers must obey all traffic laws and regulations, and they must be aware of their surroundings. It is also important to note that ATV drivers must stay on designated trails and roads, as driving off-road is strictly prohibited. Ultimately, while a license is not required to operate an ATV in Costa Rica, all drivers must still adhere to the laws and regulations set by the government.