A solo trip to Costa Rica

Traveler: Sarah


Sarah had never left the U.S. and was hesitant about traveling solo. She wanted help outside of a guidebook in order to make her time and experience as awesome as possible.

Destination/Time Frame: Costa Rica Via US/10 days

Travel goals and preferences:

  1. Lots of beaching, lots of yoga and a surf lesson or two.

  2. Open to hostels but prefer a private room

  3. Meeting new people

  4. Eating yummy food

Our recommendation: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica!

Located at the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, Santa Teresa has everything Sarah was looking for. Gorgeous beaches, amazing surf, tons of yogis and a variety of restaurants to tempt any palate.

It isn’t the easiest place to get to but we settled on a 20-minute domestic flight to Tambor followed by a taxi ride to the hostel that has been a mainstay in town for the last 15 years. With yoga classes and the beach 100 meters away, Sarah was all set for the trip she helped to create.

Sarah’s experience:

Roam & Wander were my cheerleaders in helping me to fulfill my dream of traveling to Costa Rica. For years I would say I had no time or no one to go with—until I finally decided to take the plunge. From the start I knew I was in good hands. They were just as excited for my trip as I was. Even when I had to email about a flight issue I was having, they came through. I ended up loving Santa Teresa and made so many new friends. While it was a solo trip, I never felt alone. The hostel was social but not a 24/7 party. The yoga was great and I even tried surfing for the first time. I can say I highly recommend Roam & Wander. They took care of all of the details I would not have considered. I felt independent, but also like I had a friend to call if I needed to.

Thanks again!


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