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Executive Visitors

A trip to see the operations of The Nest or to provide specialized services 

At a Glance

Length of trip

4 days maximum

Physical Activity Level

Hike up to 1 mile per day, including some steep terrain.

Size of group

3 Minimum, Maximum 6


Does not inclue round-trip airfare from your home to San Jose, Costa Rica

The Basics

The Nest is in Talamanca, Costa Rica, on approximate 5 acres. It is a beautiful setting nestled on the BriBri, indigenous reservation.


You will experience the food and food preparation practices of the BriBris, learn about the organic farming methods, see the melipona bees in action and serve the BriBri children and youth with fun activities and meaningful spiritual talks about Jesus.


In your accommodations you will sleep humbly inside one our huts, shower and drink from our artesian well, eat healthy and balanced foods, sleep in the quietness and awaken with the sounds of the jungle. 


The Nest is not a tourist destination and will never be. The Nest invites those who are willing to serve with a humble heart, leaving behind the comfort of one’s life, and in faith follow Jesus into a pioneering mission inside the jungle of southern Costa Rica.



Pick up at the San Jose International Airport. Escort to the domestic terminal for flight to Limon. 

Lodging for 3 nights

Banana Azul – Puerto Viejo

3 meals a day, except 1 lunch in Puerto Viejo

All transportation for planned activities

A National Missionary Guide throughout the visit

A Cultural tour of The Nest

The Daily Schedule
(subject to adjustments)

Day 1

  • Arrive in San Jose and fly to Limon on Sanza Airlines

  • Karina Beach will meet you in Limon and escort you to Puerto Viejo.

  • Welcome drink and tour of the hotel

  • Check into Banana Azul. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 2 

  • Breakfast at Banana Azul Hotel.

  • At 8:00 proceed in an air-conditioned full sized SUV to the BriBri reservation with Karina Beach as your escort.

  • Continue to The Nest, first in a motorized canoe, then drive an ATV to The Nest gate.

  • “Welcome” at The Nest. Refreshing fruit juice, or water and a snack.

  • Take a tour of The Nest Village – Karina Beach and Katia Almingor

  • Lunch will be served at The Nest.

  • Katia to give the chocolate demonstration.

  • Return to Puerta Viejo

  • Dinner at the Cahuita Inn. 

Day 3

  • Breakfast at Banana Azul. Free time until 12:00. 

  • 12:00 Air-conditioned transport to Limon for flight to San Jose.

  • Shuttle from San Jose domestic airport to a local hotel.

Day 4 

  • Fly Home


Booking: Once a date has been agreed upon for your trip you will be responsible for booking your flight to and from San Jose. The Nest team will book hotels and transport for you from there. 

Payment: A deposit of $300/person will be due upon trip booking to guarantee your spot. The remainder of the program fees will be due 2 weeks before your arrival date. 

As the local team will be booking transport, buying food and supplies, and paying staff costs necessary for your trip, our deadline for refunds upon cancelation is 2 weeks before your arrival date. 

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Interested? Get in touch to find out more

If this kind of short-term missions trip is something that you or your church might be interested in participating in please just send us an email at:

We will send you more details asap.

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