Directions to Santa Teresa and Mal Pais

 

 

There are many ways to travel to Santa Teresa. Whether you decide to fly, drive, or take a boat ride, you'll be glad you made the trip. Below are some of the common ways to get to Santa Teresa. Once you're in Santa Teresa, see the directions to Villa Bonita at the bottom of the page.

Fly to Tambor/Drive to Santa Teresa

 

Quickly get to Santa Teresa by flying to Tambor, and then driving to Santa Teresa. or Montezuma.
Fly to Tambor, to quickly arrive in Santa Teresa Mal Pais and Montezuma

Crossing Gulfo de Nicoya by Ferry

 

 

Cross the gulf of Nicoya by ferry, then go to Santa Teresa, (or Tambor, Montezuma, Cobano))

Rental Car

 

 

Shuttle/Taxi

 

 

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Direct Bus from San Jose

 

Direct Bus from San Jose to Santa Teresa, also good for going to Montezuma. Leaves 6am and 2pm

Water Taxi from Jaco

 

Detailed Driving Directions to Santa Teresa and MalPais

 

When driving to Santa Teresa, the trip can be divided into 3 parts.

  1. Getting to Puntarenas

  2. Going from Puntarenas to Paquera

  3. Going from Paquera to Santa Teresa

 

 

 

Driving Map from San Jose International Airport (SJO) to Santa Teresa

Driving Map from Liberia International Airport (LIR) to Santa Teresa and MalPais

Option #1 - Via Santa Cruz and Naranjo

Option #2 - Via Puntarenas and the Ferry

Direction to Villa Bonita

One you've arrived in Santa Teresa, here are directions to get to Villa Bonita. Turn left at the crossroads at the entrance of town. drive about 1km along the road. You'll see signs for Banana Beach Restaurant and Banana Beach Bungalows. Continue on the main road, passed the turn off for Banana Beach. Shortly after you'll see an archway on the left that says "Las Villas" on it. Turn in at the archway. If you pass the Green World Organic Supermarket, you've gone too far. The entrance to the villa is on the right. You'll see a driveway with a swing-arm gate. You'll be in touch with us along the way, so we'll know what time you arrive, and have someone waiting to let you in to the villa.