The Hotel

The Finca Berna Tica is located in the farmers’ village “Rincón de Cacao de Alajuela”, only 25 minutes from the international airport Juan Santamaría San José. Although the airport is called “San José”, it is near the city of Alajuela. Our two guest houses are in the middle of a 1.2 hectare tropical garden and have bright, friendly rooms. There is also a pool and a restaurant. This is the ideal spot to start your trip in Costa Rica. We arrange your transfer from the airport, arrange a rental car, etc. while you are recoverring at the pool from your long flight. A bus stop in front of our hotel goes about every 45 minutes directly into the center of Alajuela. And if you want to relax a bit more at the end of your trip … we are always here for you.

The Rooms

Eight – have their own bathroom with hot water and direct access to a large terrace. – 3 double rooms – 4 triple rooms – 1 cuadruple room (1 bunk bed

The Restaurant

Hungry – is something you need not be at our place.. In the morning, a substantial breakfast buffet with fresh tropical fruits, homemade jam, cheese, cold cuts, juice, local coffee and ….. is served in a nice and casual atmosphere.. In the evening, we cook a full-course menu for our guests.

Solar Energy

The hot water is produced by using solar energy. The sun shines sufficiently, i.e., you need not take a cold shower.

The Service

Airport transfer – Free parking – Restaurant – Rent a car – Internet – Laundry Service – Manicure – Pedicure – Massage – Free information about Costa Rica – Tours and packages.

Airport transfer

Send us the flight number. We organize your transfer from the airport.

Tours and excursions

Tours and excursions can be organiced every day from Berna Tica. Two majestic volcanoes, a snake farm, hiking areas and lots more are nearby. We would be glad organise your tour!
Do you have any questions? Don’t hesitate to ask them. We will also tell you if we don’t know the answer.
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We wish you a relaxing vacation rich in experiences.

Dora and the Berna Tica Team