There’s no official tourist office, although you can get unbiased information at Lynch Travel. For up-to-date town info, pick up Quepolandia, a free bi-monthly English newsletter found at many local businesses.

Take the usual precautions against theft and bear in mind that it’s unwise to walk around at night in Quepos, as the sea-wall area is a hangout for local drug users – drugs have become a problem in the area and are blamed for many of the robberies from hotel rooms and cars.

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