What I need to know for my trip?

What SUV mean?

SUV means Sport Utility Vehicle. Are spacious, off-road-looking cars. With a 2021 SUV option like the Suzuki S Presso (mini SUV), the new Hyundai Creta, or a bigger option like the Nissan X Trail you can access any part of the country just like with a 4×4, you can also visit our blog about some places to visit.

 

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How can I rent a car?

Costa Rica offers a great variety of sceneries and touristic destinies that will take your breath away: beaches, mountains, forests, volcanoes, waterfalls, national parks, and many others.

One of the most important advantages of this country is that Costa Rica has a small territory and this allows the tourists to visit several destinies in just some hours. To get more effective and comfortable when you are traveling around these attractions, it is indispensable to have an appropriate vehicle to become your trip an additional experience vacation.

This is some advice you can follow to rent a car in Costa Rica in a safer and easier way:

Analyze different options. In the market there is a great variety of agencies for renting a car, but pay attention to those car rentals that offer you an added value, for example: GPS, cell phone, free mileage, cash payment, free maps, model year cars and others. We remind you that you can have all these offers by consulting us at info@trebolrentacar.com
Ask about the final price. Many car rentals will offer you a price that initially may seem very attractive, but as soon as the negotiation progresses, the client will realize that the offered price doesn’t include items like travel insurances or mileage and, in consequence, the final price can increase dramatically.
Check the fine print. Before you sign the contract, read it carefully from beginning to end to know every single condition and benefit that you will receive during the service.
Car revision. Before you leave the car rental agency, pay attention to the vehicle details to guarantee it fulfils all the conditions and characteristics that the sales agent offered you. It is very important to check that the car has the basic equipment to cover emergencies or unforeseen events.

Finally, we recommend you to rent your car online, before you arrive to our country, especially if your visit is programmed for the high season. This will guarantee better prices and the possibility of choosing the car you want, because if you left this transaction to the last minute, you only can chose between the cars that will be available at that moment in the agency.

What do I need to rent a car?

You need a credit card, it can be Visa, Mastercard, American Express or some other, the minimum rental age is 25 years. You need a driver’s license from your country of origin and updated. The daily rate includes the rental of the car for 24 hours, this means at the moment in which the car is taken, at the same time that it is returned.

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COVID-19

At Trebol Rent a Car we take the health of all our clients very seriously, so we take health measures.
Each employee will use the mask, in each headquarters, there is a disinfection station, with alcohol, soap, and everything necessary for a correct disinfection

Remember that you can reserve your car online, and we will take care of disinfecting it, and have it clean when you take the car.

 

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I need a 4×4?

In Costa Rica there are many incredible places that you cannot miss, however some need a 4×4 or an SUV to enter.
Some places they need would be:

Nosara

Known as Boca del Nosara or Bocas de Nosara, it is located in Nicoya, located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica in the Guanacaste region, the traditional town of Nosara is six kilometers inland, and its beaches represent its greatest attraction.
Nosara is famous for its yoga and surfing and has 3 beaches, which are Guiones Nosara, and Pelada Beach.

Guiones Beach
It is the main beach in Nosara, with 6 kilometers of white sand and an excellent place for surfers and it is not necessary to be a professional to enjoy its waves.

During low tide, beginners will be able to try their luck, but during strong waves and high tides, this place is best left for people with intermediate to experienced levels. Between January and March, the crowds can grow intensely, but the length of the beach offers more secluded niches to relax.

Nosara Beach
It is the least crowded of all the beaches in this region with its shallow rocky reefs and stretches from the Silvestre de Ostional Life Refuge to Punta Nosara, ending at the mouth of the Boca Nosara River.

Pelada Beach
Located between Playa Guiones and Playa Nosara, It is ideal for intermediate levels and experienced surfers being a quiet beach of rocky reef shells on the north side.

The waves here are not as consistent as its other Nosara neighbors, but when the surf is good it can be quite crowded.

Make sure to keep an eye out for the rocks and its natural pools. Protected by a coral reef, swimming is a very popular option here.

And it has more attractions such as ATV rides as well as horseback riding. Along the way, you can admire the roaring waterfall and taste the famous Agua de Pipa on the beach.

Feel the real culture and support the locals by attending nearby restaurants, a wide variety of restaurants can be found, including romantic couples, as well as kid-friendly places serving snacks and drinks.

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Ballena Marine National Park

It is located in Osa, on the southwestern Pacific coast of Costa Rica.
It is the first Costa Rican protected wild area created exclusively for its marine resources. In addition, it represents the first marine park in Central America.

It presents a very humid tropical forest, with a dry season that goes from mid-December to mid-April, with sporadic rains and a rainy season from mid-April to mid-December.

Santa Teresa

Being a small beach town that attracts a large number of surfers and tourist attraction with beautiful white sand beaches.

It’s located in Puntarenas and it’s close to beaches in Guanacaste, so you could go visit its beaches.
To get there you can go to the port of the city of Puntarenas and take a ferry to Paquera, which is undoubtedly an experience.
We advise you to buy tickets online due to the capacity of the ferries.
Or you can also do the road by a car passing over the Tempisque river bridge and enjoy the trip.
In Santa Teresa, you can find many activities to enjoy your days, like horseback riding, hiking, and canopy tours, or just stay to appreciate the landscape with a sunset on the shore of the beach.

It is important that you bring sunscreen, Santa Teresa is one of the safest beaches as in the vast majority of the country people are friendly.

There are several beautiful beaches around Santa Teresa or in the region, near the Paquera port, there is Tambor and Montezuma, where you can see spectacular sunrises.

Montezuma

Montezuma is located on the Pacific coast of the Nicoya peninsula, with its perfect climate you will fall in love in no time.

There are several activities to do such as visiting the Nicolás Wessberg Nature Reserve, the Montezuma waterfall, seeing the fauna in freedom, and of course, the sunsets

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