4×4 Camping Adventure in Costa Rica and Panama! 

Nomad America 4×4 rental in Costa Rica and Panama gives you the possibility of your own extraordinary Costa Rica 4×4 road-trip adventure. Rent all-terrain 4×4 expedition vehicles ideal for local roads, like Toyota Land Cruisers, FJ Cruisers, 4Runners and Land Rover Defenders; all fully equipped with camping, cooking and sports gear giving you an all-inclusive road-trip. Start your adventure today!

Explore, Camp and Adventure in stunning Costa Rica and beautiful Panama – Off the beaten path. 

Be where you want to be. Always.

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Large 4×4’s

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Toyota Hilux – Land Rover Defender – Toyota Land Cruiser

  • Large vehicles
  • Strongest 4×4 rental Costa Rica; Access everything!
  • Roof Top Tent + Mattress + sleeping gear
  • Optional additional rooftop tent
  • Snorkels, bumpers & halogen lights
  • Includes all 5+ person camping+ cooking gear!
  • Roof Top Shower & awning
  • Mud-Terrain Tires

Medium 4×4’s

  • FJ Cruiser Costa Rica
  • FJ Arenal

Toyota FJ Cruiser & 4Runner

  • Most Confortable medium 4×4 rental in Costa Rica to tackle demanding roads
  • Roof-rack for carrying surfboards/luggage
  • Roof-top tent & Pull-out Awning
  • All-Terrain or Mud-Terrain Tires
  • Halogen Lights
  • Includes up to 5 person Camping Equipment
  • Perfect for family road-trips + surf trips
  • Roof-top Shower

Small 4×4’s

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  • 2 door Toyota Prado

2-Door Toyota Prado & Suzuki Jimny

  • Best cars for 2-person adventure!
  • Powerful compact 4×4 rentals in Costa Rica
  • Mud-Terrain Tires
  • Roof Top tent and Shower
  • Includes full Camping Gear for 2 + Hammocks
  • Fuel Efficient engines
  • Best Couple car for a 4×4 Expedition
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Where to Fly

Coming internationally the best airports to fly into Costa Rica are the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in Alajuela (about 30 minutes from San Jose). If you are coming in late in the evening we suggest getting a hotel in Alajuela, and not driving into San Jose.  The other option is Liberia International Airport (LIB – right near the beaches in the northern Guanacaste area). We offer free pick-up’s and drop off’s in SJO and an 85$ fee for LIR.

What to Bring

Renting a 4×4 with Nomad America includes 100% of your camping requirements, from lighters to gas stoves, from headlamps to hammocks. We also rent snorkeling gear, surf boards, boogie boards, kayaks and mountain bikes. We recommend only bringing clothes mostly for warm/average weather (18-30ºC / 68-86ºF) and one good sweater for when you are up in the mountains. Raincoats for rainy season if you have your own or you can get ponchos here. Hiking shoes are a good idea for walking and hiking/rainforests during rainy season, if your only coming for beaches and surfing… flip flops and sneakers will do. For a full list of personalized suggestions e-mail us your specific routes and plans.

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When to go

Costa Rica is worth visiting year round. Each season has its pro’s and con’s. Changes in weather worth noting: May to November is rainy season – this means in some parts it will rain most afternoons, yet some northern parts of C.R. are not as predictable and have dry spells even in rainy season. It is the best time to visit to experience the true rain forest (lush green) experience and for the best water rafting experiences (full rivers) and also for great swells as some of the best waves are during this season. Another advantage of the rainy season is lower prices as it is tourist low season. Our tents and hammocks are 100% waterproof so, why not camp in the rain forest? Dry season brings nice winds, blue skies and hordes of tourists!

Where to Go

There are literally hundreds of beaches, national parks, dozens of volcanoes and thousands of acres of forests to explore in Costa Rica. We can help you plan your ideal trip before your arrival with free one-on-one phone/skype sessions or via email. Upon your arrival we can also talk over each of your destinations, activities and adventure ideas you cant miss out on and ideal camping spots along the routes.

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We Are Dedicated To Great Adventures

With your Nomad America 4×4 rental in Costa Rica you have access to our deep pool of knowledge of Costa Rica from our very own team of explorers, surfers, nature lovers, hikers, campers and overall adventurers! 

Our team is here for you to help you plan your trip, make your trip better and assist you during your Costa Rica camping adventure. Nomad America offers awesome trip ideas, fun sporting gear and exciting new locations to improve your experience.  You can count on us to help create a unique Costa Rica camping 4×4 adventure.

We give you the possibility of an all-inclusive trip: Explore off the path, sleep in beautiful locations, eat, surf, escape tourists, and have endless adventures all with one fixed cost. 

Nomad America offers adventure ready expedition vehicles for rent with full camping/recreational equipment. Best option for a 4×4 jeep rental Costa Rica. We create a possibility that includes drive + sleep + meals + adventure as an exciting way to explore Costa Rica and its many attractions.

Being a tourist can be hard. Where should I go? What am I missing out on? Will I get ripped off? I have no freedom because I booked an organised “adventure”! Am I making the most of my vacations?Our question is; Why not tour like a local? Be free and experience it all. An all-inclusive trip, wherever you want to be.

Own a harem of sexy off-road vehicles and be the best in 4×4 rental Costa Rica. And well… also give our visitors the possibility of deeply experiencing Costa Rica, truly living Pura Vida and creating their own original adventure.
We obviously enjoy saying “our car rental is the bestest of the best” “we are rock n’ rolla’s” but really we do believe that to enjoy ones vacations fully one must be free. Free from tour guides, free from transportation inhibitions, free from hotel and restaurant requirements (there are thousands of amazing places with no hotels nearby), total freedom. Our philosophy is to allow the creation of great vacations in Costa Rica by allowing total freedom.
We have been everywhere in beautiful Costa Rica. We promise to check up on our suggested campsites regularly to maintain our standard, we promise to rent cars and gear in great condition. We promise amazing road-trips.
Not interested in exploring only Costa Rica? You can drive our cars anywhere in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama for great surfing, cultural and nature experiences. Co-ordinate with us to take it to Alaska if you so desire. One way drop-off fee’s may apply 🙂

Our Satisfied Adventurers

We love our adventurers. We strive to help create positive experiences, memories and adventures with our 4×4 rentals Costa Rica.

If you are looking for a unique adventure in Costa Rica, stop looking because this is the best thing ever. We rented the Defender for 9 days and this gave us all the freedom to explore the south of Costa Rica. Nomad America made sure we had all the gear we needed for this trip from hammocks, tools, cooking gear and much more. While on the trip we could always call for advise or tips about the area or where to camp. Nomad America know exactly what travellers are looking for and we recommend them to everyone!

Greg Gerrits, The Netherlands

We were so lucky to come across Nomad America! This is by far the best way to travel Costa Rica. We were able to do so much more than we would have, had we stayed somewhere else. As far as set up goes, super easy, took so more than a minute! Everyone was beyond helpful, we could call at any time if we had a question. We definitely had the coolest ride everywhere we went!

Eléonore Kuehn

The only way to explore Costa Rica. We got to experience all there was to offer from the rainforest and volcanoes, to the cloudforests and coffee of Monteverde, and surf spots all along the Nicoya Peninsula. Whether climbing steep unpaved roads, crossing rivers, or just barging down a secluded beach to post up camp for the night there was nothing the Defender couldn’t handle. We were well stocked on amenities, and had a great itinerary mapped out when we landed thanks to super helpful local knowledge and guidance from the Nomad team. The vehicle also gave us an incomparable vantage everywhere we went, so. many. sunsets. Not only that, but everynight was a new beachfront, lakefront, jungle canopy experience that was better than the last. Can’t recommend booking with Nomad America enough!

Joe Fontaine, U.S.A.

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