Category: Our Services

Feb 26 2018

Reviews

  We have been offering customized relocation and retirement tours of Costa Rica since 2009. Click here for details. Here are some of the reviews we have received:   “We planned a special custom trip with Gloria and Paul for our second trip to Costa Rica.  We were thinking of moving to the area from …

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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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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

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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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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Feb 12 2010

Our Services – Transportation

Airport Transportation To and from San Ramon or the greater Western Central Valley area  (Grecia, Sarchi, Naranjo, Palmares). Cost: $50.00 one way from downtown San Ramon.  Ask for our price to or from from other areas.     Personal Driver Instead of renting a car, sit back and enjoy the ride. We can take you …

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