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  • Where exactly is Playa Tivives?
    You will spend 28 days in a beachfront community, Playa Tivives, which is located in the Puntarenas Province. We are 60 minutes driving time north of Jaco and 80 minutes from San Jose airport (SJO).
  • Does the program cost include airport transfers?
    Yes! We have a trusted transfer company that will get you from the SJO airport to the program site in Playa Tivives.
  • What type of security can I expect at the program site?
    The Playa Tivives community, and the area in general, is quite safe! The house where we are staying is in a gated community with security 24/7.
  • What happens if I get hurt or need medical attention?
    Another great thing about Playa Tivives is the number of doctors nearby! There are also 3 major clinics and hospitals throughout the Puntarenas Province.
  • What will my accommodations be like?
    You will be surrounded by Costa Rican natural beauty! The program site includes an indoor and outdoor kitchen, an ocean-front activity space (for yoga and group activities), common spaces for hanging out, and quiet areas for reflection and 1:1 coaching. Shared rooms allow for comfort and space. There are indoor restrooms and showers as well as a wonderful outdoor shower space.
  • What is the cost for this 28-day program?
    Room and board, activities (1:1 and group), and airport transfers is $3,000 if you register by June 30, 2022. After that, the price is $3,500. Space is limited-- so register early! We can only accept 8 people. We require a deposit of $500 upon signing up. Full refund if you need to cancel by August 1st. 1/2 due by August 1st. Full payment due by October 1st. Air fare and a weekend adventure are NOT included.
  • Will I have the chance to explore other areas in Costa Rica during the program dates?
    Yes. We have a few excursion options that you might take advantage of during the 28-day program.
  • How much supervision can I expect?
    According to the Gap Year Association, Experience GO Gap falls under the category of "Supervised Independent- Level 3". You will have a "moderate level of staff support and mentorship with a trained staff person. You will flow between cohort dynamics and independence over the course of the program with curricular resources and support." (Source: Gap Year Association).
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