ALDEA HOSTEL SAN JOSE - COSTA RICA

UNFORGETTABLE TRAVEL EXPERIENCES

COSTA RICA ADVENTURE IS WAITING FOR YOU!

Written by Aldea Staff Monday, 05 August 2019

COSTA RICA ADVENTURE IS WAITING FOR YOU!

Costa Rica, located in Central America with a population of 4,636,348, attracts yearly visitors from all around the world. Here at Aldea Hostel, San Jose; we have always been privileged to have guests as well as volunteers worldwide: America, Europe, Asia, Caribbean just to name a few locations. Each person brought their unique experiences and culture. One of our recent volunteers; April Castellano has been our first volunteer from the island of Trinidad and Tobago. She had the opportunity to stay with us and experience a big part of our rich Costa Rican culture and family. Aldea's strategic location here in San Jose, granted her the opportunity to have many wonderful adventures. Exploration was made simple since she can easily access the wide variety of transportation options. Such can include public transportation of the buses and train. There are also options to hire a taxi, Uber or private shuttles. Utilizing the regular buses, she visited Cartago, Puerto Viejo, and Cahuita. There are many activities at Cartago such as the Irazú volcano; the Church (Basílica de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles); the local market, local cuisine and drinks. One also has the option to take the train to either arrive or depart at Cartago. It is very cost effective to arrive at Puerto Viejo via San Jose with the bus, a journey which takes a total of 4.5 hours. At Puerto Viejo, there are many booths where persons can get information on activities including Snorkeling; Zip Lining; White Water Rafting the Rio Pacaure; Tortuguero Expeditions and many more. Puerto Viejo has many options for locally crafted souvenirs, food, drinks and an active night life. You can also arrive at Cahuita via Puerto Viejo to tour the National Park, where you would find a variety of protected animals; freely roaming without disturbances. You can see howler and capuchin monkeys, crocodiles, raccoons, sloths, armadillos; enjoy the beautiful beach; engage in many fun activities as well as dine at local cuisines. Cahuita has many influences from the Caribbean in both food and music. Costa Rica is an adventurer’s paradise, join us at Aldea Hostel in San Jose, the hub that brings Costa Rica closer to you! Read more about April’s Costa Rican adventures at http://explorerlover.blogspot.com/ Read more »

A GEM AT PUERTO VIEJO!

Written by Aldea Staff Monday, 05 August 2019

A GEM AT PUERTO VIEJO!

Have a wonderful stay at Casa Vito neatly situated in Puerto Viejo which is in the province of Limón. Casa Vito is owned by Vito, an Italian-American. At this abode, you will find eight (8) luxurious bedrooms with baths. All fully equipped, air conditioned rooms with fridge, cable tv, and internet. This hotel has recently been remodeled like brand new. Casa Vito is tranquil yet engaging; perfect for families, couples as well as solo travelers. It`s a great escape with wonderful beach front view. Casa Vito is affordable to all; with rooms ranging from budget to premium. Casa Vito can be attested by one of the owners of Aldea Hotel who stayed in the premium room “clean, comfortable room with a fantastic view to wake up to.” Most importantly, Casa Vito is within in a secured location with parking, as well as near to a tasty Italian Restaurant named `Todo es Posible’. It is five (5) minutes walk to the centre of Puerto Viejo. At the centralized location in Puerto Viejo; you can enjoy the lovely beach and receive information about outdoor activities via the different booths. You will also find lots of eats, drinks, clothes and parties. Variety of options to choose from; all based your unique taste and sense of style. So come on down and have an experience of a life time by staying at Casa Vito. Remember that when at San Jose, your best choice to stay at Aldea Hostel, which is close to Mepe bus station which will take you to Casa Vito, in Puerto Viejo. PURA VIDA! Read more »

BUSQUENOS EN WHATSAPP!

Written by Aldea Staff Thursday, 02 May 2019

BUSQUENOS EN WHATSAPP!

Bienvenidos a Aldea Hostel donde tu estancia en San José será agradable. En la Aldea contamos con personal capacitados totalmente bilingües donde podrán ayudarte en toda la información que necesites, también contamos con Whatsapp +506 7029-8075 en el cual los huéspedes pueden hacer uso para todo tipo de ayuda, reservas, preguntas u otras cosas en general, queremos que te sientas como en casa en Aldea Hostel donde siempre serás bienvenido. Read more »

BANCO POPULAR JUST NEXT TO US!

Written by Aldea Staff Thursday, 02 May 2019

BANCO POPULAR JUST NEXT TO US!

Aldea Hostel wants to welcome Banco Popular to the neighborhood! Our next-door neighbors are located just steps away from our front door, making banking upon arrival more convenient and secure than ever. Customers now have easy access to one of Costa Rica´s most popular banks to make their money exchanges, take money from the ATM or any other banking needs one may need while abroad. With convenient hours and a 7 day a week schedule, customers can save time and energy that is better spent enjoying the ¨Pura Vida¨ lifestyle Costa Rica has to offer. This is just one of the many reasons customer´s love staying at Aldea Hostel when visiting San Jose, Costa Rica. We hope to see you soon so you can be a part of the family and enjoy ¨Pura Vida¨ how it Read more »

MC KENZIE TELLS ALL ABOUT VOLUNTEERING @ ALDEA!

Written by Aldea Staff Friday, 16 November 2018

MC KENZIE TELLS ALL ABOUT VOLUNTEERING @ ALDEA!

Upon graduating, I received an award from my university that allows me to travel the world for free. Yes, for FREE. I recently spent four months in Eastern Europe, backpacking solo, until I found my way to the sprawling city of San Jose where I had accepted a position to be a Workaway volunteer at Aldea Hostel. Time and time again I am asked from friends and family: Why work when you are already paid to travel? Well, let me explain. Read more »

LEGENDARY ROGER WATERS COMING TO COSTA RICA!

Written by Aldea Staff Monday, 05 November 2018

LEGENDARY ROGER WATERS COMING TO COSTA RICA!

Play and Stay at Aldea Hostel during your trip to see legendary Roger Waters from Pink Floyd! November 24th 2018, this music legend will be playing at the National Theater just 2.3 k from Aldea. Book your group reservation now to stay with your friends in a private room - or - meet new people and secure your spot in one of our dorms. Read more »

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Calle 28 y Avenida 2,

100 m South from Pizza Hut Paseo Colon, In Front of Sala Garbo

San Jose | Costa Rica

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