Entry and Exit Requirements
U.S. and Canadian citizens do not need a visa to enter Costa Rica. You will need a valid passport. When you come into the country, you will get an entry stamp for 90 days.
San José is dry and warm during the day. Cool at nights. Usually between 65-80º F all year around. We normally have afternoon rain in the rainy season, from May to November. You must bring a flashlight, an umbrella, light clothes and a sweater or jacket. If you are having facial surgery bring a hat, sun glasses sunblock and a scarf (women).
Getting Around By Landmarks
Finding your way. Costa Rica has virtually no system of street names or house numbers. We receive directions with references to old houses, new buildings, and well known street corners. For example, we are located 350 meters West from the American Embassy on the road to Pavas.
Some surgical retreats, recovery houses and hotels offer special rates for our patients. At your request we may help you with reservations. The surgical retreats Include local meals, transfer airport-recovery house-airport and to the follow-up appointments.
Tours After Surgery
Usually, a few days after surgery, you will be able to visit museums, theaters, and volcanoes. It will constitute a great recreation. Should you have any doubts that you may or may not be able to take a tour, ask our staff.