How to get here:
Fly to the San Jose, Costa Rica Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO). Then, you can go straight to Cashew Hill by bus or rental car. The following airlines will be announcing fights from San Jose to Limon in the future:
- TACA airlines: www.taca.com
- Nature Air: www.natureair.com
- Sansa: www.flysansa.com (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. 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.
You can also rent a car in San Jose, (Sixt Rent a Car & Service Car Rental are two good agencies), and drive to Puerto Viejo. However, you really do not need a vehicle in Puerto Viejo, as you can walk, rent a scooter, golf cart, or bicycle because everything is very close to Cashew Hill. There are also plenty of taxis and inexpensive bus services to other towns if you’d like to explore other areas.
Driving directions from San Jose to Puerto Viejo: 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. We can provide you with specific driving directions to Cashew Hill.
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If you need to spend the night in the San Jose or airport area we recommend the following places owned and/or operated by friends of Cashew Hill: