Fly into San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) Juan Santamaria International Airport
Map of Puerto Viejo: Click Here
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How to get here:
You can take the MEPE Bus Line from San Jose to Puerto Viejo. There are five direct buses from San Jose to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca per day. It takes 4 hours to reach Puerto Viejo. Please ask us for detailed bus information if you plan on taking the bus. Please ask us for detailed bus information if you plan on taking the bus.
You can rent a car in San Jose, (Sixt Rent a Car & Service Car Rental are two good agencies), and drive to Puerto Viejo.
But unless you do not like to or are unable to walk, ride a scooter, or ride bicycles, you really do not need a vehicle in Puerto Viejo. Everything is very close to Cashew Hill. There are plenty of taxis to get around. You can rent bicycles, motor scooters, golf carts, or walk. And the bus service to other towns is excellent and inexpensive.
The drive to Puerto Viejo from San Jose is easy: head to the Guapiles Highway (HWY 32) and when you reach Limon, turn right on Highway 36. You'll pass through the chilly heights of Braulio Carrillo National Park, the steamy lowlands of Guapiles, the Caribbean port town of Limon and then follow the palm fringed coastal road south. (Detailed map & driving directions.) Maps of Costa Rica regions and provinces. We can provide you with specific driving directions to Cashew Hill, just ask!!
Another option, you can fly from San Jose to Limon on TACA airlines: www.taca.com
or Nature Air: www.natureair.com
or Sansa (flights from San Jose to Limon)
Shuttle service is available from Limon airport to Puerto Viejo. Flights are only available during high season.
We can arrange private transportation for you, from the airport to Cashew Hill, just ask.
Immerse yourself in nature at Cashew Hill Lodge
If you need to spend the night in the San Jose or airport area:
Near the airport is a charming hotel with an excellent Persian restaurant and pool, owned by our friends Henri & Debbie. Henri cooks vegetarian, vegan and many meat dishes: Casa Antigua.
Also, near the airport is the Adventure Inn. They have a restaurant and large hot tub. Our friends Eric and Mike will take great care of you.
Dunn Inn Hotel is near the Terminal Caribe and is a great option for an overnight in San Jose. It is close to museums and galleries: Hotel Dunn Inn.
Or, for a B&B experience in a small home, stay with our friend James at Casa Holanda,
in Heredia. Close enough to the airport and close to San Jose.
We can make other recommendations to meet your needs.
Thanks, and we hope to see you here soon!! MAKE SURE YOU MENTION CASHEW HILL WHEN YOU CONTACT THEM!!!