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Please note that these answers are specific to the Puerto Viejo area.

Do I need malaria pills for my trip to Geckoes?

No. There is no known malaria on this coast.

Are mosquitoes a problem?

No special precautions are required. Just apply some mosquito repellent at sundown.
All beds are supplied with mosquito nets and bedrooms have overhead fans.

Does open plan living mean you share your house with unwanted wildlife?

No, the gravel paths around each house are there for a reason. They are unattractive to most wildlife, especially snakes.

What electricity system does Costa Rica use?

110 volts and you can use all appliances with an adapter.

Can I use my Bank card at the ATM in Puerto Viejo?

Yes, both Visa card and Mastercard.

Can I use my Credit card in Puerto Viejo shops/restaurants?

Yes, credit cards are now accepted in most places.

Can you drink the water?

The water at ‘Geckoes’ is safe to cook, and we provide free mineral water for drinking.

Do you have internet access?

Yes, our houses have WiFi.

Why don’t the houses have a television?

We consider the lack of a television to be a luxury!

Can I store my laptop safely at ‘Geckoes’?

Yes, each bedroom has a digital safe large enough for a laptop.