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You’ve arrived at Juan Santamaria Airport in San Jose. With your Costa Rica map in hand, you are ready to venture down to your hotel and begin your vacation in paradise.

By Private Tourist Minibus
Kick back and relax as our bi-lingual tour guide/driver (English and Spanish) greets you at the airport and transports you from the bustling city through the mountains and to the beach and your hotel in an air conditioned tour van. The van will hold up to 9 persons with luggage. Drive time is approximately 3,5 hours. Fore more information visit: http://www.easyridecr.com

By Shared Minibus Service
Easy Ride is a shared minibus service from San Jose to Ojochal. For more information visit: http://www.easyridecr.com

By Car
Load your luggage, grab your Costa Rica road map (our friends at Map quest have yet to figure out how to find real estate with no street numbers) and head to the beach –

Option 1: Completely paved route - From San Jose, drive south on the Panamerican Highway toward Cartago and then to San Isidro de El General. From there, follow the sign to Dominical. Take a left onto the "Costanera Sur", the newly paved coastal road. The LOOKOUT at Playa Tortuga is 35 kilometers (22 miles) south of Dominical between kilometer markers 175 and 176.

Option 2: Completely paved route - From San Jose, drive from the Airport Juan Santamaria International east on Route 1 follow direction to Route 27 to Orotina, follwing to Route 34 to Jaco, Quepos, Dominical along the "Costanera Sur"coastal road. The LOOKOUT at Playa Tortuga is 35 kilometer (22 miles) south of Dominical between kilometer markers 175 and 176. Drive time is approximately 3,5 hours.

By Bus
Local busses bring you from the center of San Jose ($15+ cab ride from the airport) to destinations close to the Lookout. Busses are clean and cheap. For more information visit: http://tracopacr.com

By Air
A great way to tour Costa Rica from above. Sansa and Nature Air offer daily 45-minute flights from San Jose to Palmar Sur. Advance reservations are required. Visit www.flysansa.com or www.natureair.com. For groups - both airlines offer Charter Flights. Check their websites for details.

Chauffeured Ride to The Lookout Hotel and Beyond
We can arrange all of your transportation needs while in Costa Rica, including your own private chauffer to bring you to the Lookout, local beaches, tours, and beyond.

Let us assist you with your transportation needs. Contact us at GuestCare@HotelCostaRica.com


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