Getting Here
How to arrive

There are many different ways to arrive to the Peninsula. Whether it is by land or air, we can arrange from my wide variety of methods to help you get here.

If you decide to fly, there are several scheduled flights throughout the day with a couple of domestic airlines and also you could decide to get a charter flight at whatever time you wish.

If you decide to come by land, you can choose between riding the bus, hiring a private shuttle, or Rent-A-Car and drive yourself.

This will also vary depending on where you’re coming from. If you need recommendations on how to get to this beautiful place from different locations within the country, make sure to contact us and we will be happy to assist you with directions and suggestions on how to make it simple.

How to arrive to Puerto Jimenez
By car

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By shuttle

There is a shuttle company that runs between San Jose and Puerto Jimenez a few times a week. They normally publish their schedules biweekly, and they usually run just one direction per day. Below, you can find their website for more information and to purchase tickets online. You can also decide to tell us what your dates are in we can I help you get those tickets as well.

Bellow you will find the link to get the tickets online or if you wish contact us and we will be happy to get it for you.

By private taxi

Osa Tropical works with several different chauffeurs that own their own car/vehicle and they offer safe and reliable transportation from and to any point within the country. The rates for their services vary depending on the length of the drive, and on the amount of people using the transport. You can get in touch with us in order to inquire about the different routes and the cost for the services. For example, a private transport between San José and Puerto Jimenez for up to four people can cost around $450.

By plane

There are a couple of domestic airlines that offer scheduled flights within Costa Rica. We have been working with them for many years now, and normally can get even better prices than the ones that they publish on their websites. Feel free to inquire through us so we can offer you competitive rates on flights to any corner in the country.

These companies operate with the Cessna grand caravans, which has the safest technology available on the market today and they’re pilots received the best training through a rigorous curriculum.

Besides those scheduled flights we can also hire private charters that can depart from any airstrip in the country according to your needs. If you are interested in this service, feel free to contact us and we will send information your way inmedaitely.

By bus

If you choose to travel by bus, please be aware that there is typically only one trip per day in each direction. The San José to Puerto Jiménez route departs at midday from "Terminal Mepe," which you can locate on maps under this name. The Puerto Jiménez to San Jose route departs at 5:00 am from the local bus terminal.

This route can be helpful if you want to travel from Uvita to Puerto Jiménez. To catch the bus from Uvita, you should be at the main road, and it usually arrives around 3:00 pm or 4:00 pm, so please be attentive when it passes by. You can also call the company to inform the bus driver that you will be waiting in Uvita to avoid being left behind.

The cost of tickets is approximately $20 USD, and the journey takes about 8 hours to reach your destination in each direction, with a couple of stops for food and restroom breaks.

Below, you will find a link to purchase tickets online or get more information. Alternatively, if you prefer, you can contact us, and we will be happy to assist you.

By rent a Car

Osa Tropical has agreements with several car rental companies in the country. We can assist you in renting a vehicle that fits your needs based on the size of our party and where your destination is. The fleet of all these companies include several options form compact to midsize SUVs to large SUVs and all of them could have different features such as manual or automatic, 4 wheel drive or 2 wheel drive and you can also chose to get different accessories like GPS, baby seats, surf racks and others. Send us a message or call us so we can arrange this for you.