1 Night Border Run

for Expats in Costa Rica

1 Night / 2 Day Border Run from Tamarindo to San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

This is a great option for expats living in Costa Rica who need to cross the border every 90 days to renew their passport.  Having done the trip hundreds of times, and having many people ask about border runs, we have put together this package to take the stress out of border runs for you.

You will meet at the Surf Ranch Hotel in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, where our shuttle will bring you straight through the border, take care of all the stamps, check in process, etc....and straight to the Surf Ranch Resort in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua.   The Surf Ranch Resort is the only all inclusive resort in San Juan Del Sur, and features a large pool with a swim up bar, rock climbing wall, skateboard park, restaurant, private gym, and your choice of a standard room, villa or deluxe condo. All rooms come with comfortable queen size beds or twin beds with duvet covers, air conditioning, office desk, private bathroom with a hot water shower, Smart TV with Netflix and other amenities.

You can choose just the standard rate with breakfast included or one of our all inclusive packages.

The next day, the shuttle will drive you back over the Nicaraguan and Costa Rican border, back to the Surf Ranch hotel in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.  Below you will find prices, info and how to reserve.

Surf Ranch Resort in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

View Website here:  www.surfranchnicaragua.com

The Surf Ranch in San Juan Del Sur, features Nicaragua's largest skateboard park, rock climbing wall, private gym, volleyball court, billiards table, world class restaurant & bar, swimming pool & swim up bar, poolside chairs & cabanas, standard rooms, villas, and deluxe condos.


The Surf Ranch offers many extreme sports and activities such as surfing, skateboarding, sailing, fishing, yoga, rock climbing and more.  The Surf Ranch is known as the only all inclusive resort in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua.

The resort has 26 rooms, from standard rooms, deluxe condos and villas.  Situated on the river and jungles edge, only 3km from downtown and the closest resort to the southern surf beaches, Remanso & Hermosa Beach.

Prices & How to Book?

The prices vary, depending on how many people, if you would like a shared or private shuttle, if you would like just a room with breakfast or an all inclusive package, as well as if you would like 1 night only or longer?    Below we have a few of our more popular scenarios and pricing.   If you would like to get a price for a custom package, please use the contact us form below and we will reply right away.

1 Person, 1 Night in a standard room with breakfast and a shared shuttle both ways = $175 USD

2 People, 1 Night in a standard room with breakfast and shared shuttle both ways = $250 USD

2 People, 1 Night in a deluxe condo with all inclusive and private shuttle both ways = $675 USD


*These are the lowest priced scenarios above

*These are shared shuttles priced above.  Leaves Tamarindo at 7:30am.  Leaves San Juan Del Sur at 6am.

*Private shuttles that leave anytime will be more expensive.

*Prices will be higher over holiday dates*

*You must bring around $10 usd for the exit permit on the Costa Rica side*

*Payments accepted = Cash, Credit Card, Bank Transfer, PayPal or Bitcoin*

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