questions & answers

The closest medical facilities are 1) a 24-hour private clinic located in the town of Santa Teresa (45-minute drive from CIRENAS); and 2) the public health clinic in Cobano (45-minute drive from CIRENAS). The nearest public hospital is in Puntarenas, a 4-hour drive (including ferry ride) from CIRENAS. For life threatening injuries, air transport is available to public and private hospitals in San Jose.

CIRENAS does not require any specific vaccinations. However, we recommend reading the CDC website for further information and recommendations: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/costa-rica.

Sleeping arrangements are separated into groups by gender.

To protect participants from routine exposure to the sun and mosquitoes, we recommend regular application of sunscreen and DEET-free bug repellent. You may also consider wearing long pants and long sleeves. All beds have mosquito nets.

For all other questions and general inquiries, please contact us.