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Getting There, Passport & Visa Documentation for Cocos

Cocos Island is located off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Guests fly to San Jose, Costa Rica for a two-hour air-conditioned bus ride to Puntarenas, which showcases some of Costa Rica's most beautiful views.

Most major airlines fly into San Jose, Costa Rica: American, Iberia, United, Delta, Lacsa, Taca. An overnight stay in San Jose is usually required prior to the trip due to airline schedules. Recommended hotels are the host hotels, Holiday Inn Escazu and Holiday Inn Express Forum in San Jose where group transfers are provided from.

Visitors must have a current passport, adequate funds to support themselves, and a return airline ticket. US citizens require a passport that must be valid for 6 months from date of entry. It is the travelers’ responsibility to ensure they have the proper visa to travel into each country on his or her itinerary as well as for re-entry and return to their country. Since regulations vary by country, contact your consulate or embassy of your country for the requirement.

Arrival/Boarding/Departure Cocos

Guests will be met by a representative in uniform at two pickup hotels, the Park Inn by Radisson San Jose and the Holiday Inn Escazu on the day of departure at a pre-set time for the group transfer. The pick-up and boarding time schedule is available in our "Know Before You Go" document and below in the "Departure Schedule" link. Boarding depends on the tide schedule. Immediately after boarding the yacht departs for its crossing to Cocos Island to prepare for diving Monday morning. After a full seven days of diving, the OKEANOS AGGRESSOR returns back to the dock in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Check-out is Tuesday morning at 7:30 am. Transportation is provided back to the host hotels or San Jose (SJO) airport from the yacht at the end of the charter. Book flights after 12:30 pm

Local Fees/Taxes

Cocos Island Park Fee (10 night charters): $490 non-diver $350 plus 13% government tax may be paid in cash or by credit card (with a fee)
Cocos Island Emergency Evacuation Plan: $30

Prices are USD. Costa Rica residents/locals 65 years and older do not pay the above referenced government tax.