FAQ

Rancho DiAndrew - Vacation Tours - Costa Rica

How far are you from the airport? We are a 3.5-4 hour drive (rental car, private shuttle, taxi from SJO (Juan Santamaria International Airport). There is a 20 min flight on a small puddle jumper plane (Sansa Airlines) from SJO to Quepos Airport. Quepos is a 1 hour drive from Rancho Diandrew.

Do you have internet connectivity?
We provide free wireless service with 10mbps speed

Are children, families and pets welcome?
Rancho DiAndrew is a family/pet friendly establishment that is safe and secure and offers family friendly areas.

Are there kitchens/refrigerators in the cabins?
There is a community kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, large toaster oven, stove, coffee maker, sink and dishes to cook your own meals. The cabins have a mini fridge for drinks and snacks.

How do I get around?
The preferred way to see and do things in the area is by rental car. We do have private, responsible drivers and private taxis all over the area.

How do we get to Rancho Diandrew?
From San Jose, there is a bus service to Uvita, our closest city. There are two different bus options from the airport; a direct route called Easy Ride ($50 USD each way) or the Musoc ($8 USD) which goes to San Isidro, our nearest large city. From San Isidro you can get on the bus to Uvita. The are also a number of rental car companies that are located near the San Jose airport and in Uvita.

How many camping sites do you have?
There are two private tent cabin sites, one group tent site, and a two bedroom two bath house available on the property.

How many people can one tent sleep?
Our private tent cabins can sleep four people. The largest tent A the ranchero can sleep about 10 people.

What amenities are nearby?
Just about 7K away in the town of Uvita, you can find most of the comforts of home while getting a taste of the local culture. There are two supermarkets both with a butcher’s section and a wide selection of products. There are several clothing stores, sodas (restaurants with local cuisine), and an indoor soccer stadium. Costa Rica is known for its beaches and there are several to choose from in the local of RDI. We are about 5K from Playa Hermosa, 9K away from Mariano Ballena National Park, and about 15K away from Playa Dominical, a surfing hot spot.

Is there room service available?
RDI offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner that can be served A your tent cabin or in the common Rancho area. Continental breakfast is included and can be taken to the tent cabin or served at the Rancho, at the request of the guest.

Are mosquito nets available?
Mosquito nets are provided the Backpacker’s Retreat Dorm and both Cabins, however many guests find them unnecessary.

What is luxury camping?
At Rancho DiAndrew guests stay in a large Bhurj tent that is 18. in diameter and secured to an over sized cement platform with private bathrooms, and a private outdoor shower that overlooks the jungle below and the Whale’s Tail Peninsula We offer areas where guests can barbecue on a propane or coal fueled grill and cook meals on their own in addition to our quality, room ser

Where would we fly into?
When coming to Costa Rica, most people fly into San Jose Santamaria international airport. There is a domes6c carrier, Frontier Air that offers Eights through out the country from San Jose (rates available online). Our closest local airport is located in Palmar Norte and is about a 40 minute drive from the resort.

Rancho DiAndrew Map
Rancho DiAndrew Map – San Josecito, Utiva – Costa Rica