Category Archive: Our Services

Aug 06 2014

Our Ultimate Healthcare Tour of Costa Rica

We are proud to offer the Ultimate Healthcare Tour of Costa Rica. When asked what he liked best about our healthcare tour, one of our guests wrote, “the wide variety of places we saw, the experts that Paul arranged for us to meet and talk with, and an emphasis on all aspects of health, not just doctors and hospitals. Mental health is …

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Apr 21 2013

More Testimonials

Testimonial from Kyle and Diane Baker Let me just start by saying the best thing that could have ever happened to us was meeting Paul and Gloria Yeatman at the International Living conference in San Jose last year. We just came back home to the States after another two week adventure. It was a dual …

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Nov 15 2012

All-Inclusive, or Not?

When patronizing an “all-inclusive” resort, generally you could be anywhere and you would hardly know the difference. Why come to Costa Rica at all if you’re going to stay at an all-inclusive resort? While there are certainly exceptions, many all-inclusives are rip-offs. Not only are they expensive, but you get a sanitized version of the …

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Mar 16 2012

Featured Tour: San Lucas Island

San Lucas Island was used as a prison from 1873 to 1991. Modeled after Devil’s Island, it housed Costa Rica’s worst criminals, kind of like Alcatraz with a Papillion twist. The prison is often referred to as “The Island of Lonely Men,” based on the book of the same name (La Isla de Los Hombres …

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Jan 05 2012

A Day Trip to Lovely Zarcero

Featured Article – A Day Trip to Zarcero As you leave San Ramon (elevation 3400’), passing through San Juan towards Zarcero, you immediately start ascending.   Zarcero is a mountain town, elevation 5600’ located about 40 minutes from San Ramon. As you drive up, up, you begin to see some of the most stunning mountain …

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Nov 02 2011

Retire for Less Tour of the Month – Tortuga Island

Probably our favorite tour is the Isla Tortuga tour in the Pacific, just off the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. Past tour guests Lorca & Robert also joined us on a Tortuga Island tour and had this to say: “The day trip to Tortuga Island was such a great bargain. Good boat, happy crew, …

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Oct 05 2011

Video Slide Show – San Lucas Island Prison

We went on a San Lucas Island Tour, and it was fascinating! Our friend Parker said it was the best tour she’s been on in Costa Rica! It started with a boat trip through the Mangrove Forests near Puntarenas. We saw huge crocodiles sunning themselves near the water and lots of different birds including my favorite, pelicans. Then we …

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Oct 05 2011

Video – Turtle Love

We were able to watch one stage in the cycle of life of marine turtles when, on a boat tour to San Lucas Island in the Gulf of Nicoya, we saw two marine turtles mating. What are the odds of seeing such a thing, and then being able to capture it in pictures and on video …

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Sep 25 2011

Video – Tortuga Island Boat Trip

Thanks to our friends Earl & Mike for shooting this video and allowing us to post it on our website. This is just one of the tours we offer through Varso Travel.  

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Mar 30 2011

Testimonials

Testimonial from Lorca Warner & Robert Carr Dear Paul, We are still talking about what an amazing time we had with you and Gloria.  We accomplished so much more than we imagined was possible in one two-week trip. Our dream of moving to Costa Rica is now a solid reality. We know where we want to live. …

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