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Travel time from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

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Travel time from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

Hello! I was hoping someone might be able to give me some advice on the travel time between the San Jose Airport and Manuel Antonio. We are arriving at the airport around 11:30 AM, but after we get our luggage, go through customs and rent our car, I am assuming it would be around 2:30 or so. Would this be too late a time to drive out to Manuel Antonio, or should we stay at a hotel around Punta Arenas or Jaco along the way?

Thank you!!

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1. Re: Travel time from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

No problem, you should be able to get on the road by 1.30pm for the 3 hour drive.

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2. Re: Travel time from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

Will be better if the new highway is operational. Cuts down on travel time and much better than the old Jaco road.

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3. Re: Travel time from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

It's about 3 hours. Make sure to check at the rental agency if the new road is open yet. It will still not be much longer than that so you should be fine.

Jaco to MA the road is pretty straight and easy so it would not make any sense to stop there instead of to continue to your original destination.

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4. Re: Travel time from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

Road 27 is open tonight at midnigth...the ride will be about 3 hours even less...nice road all the way...you have plenty time...JUST HIT THE ROAD!

Just buckle up and enjoy the ride in PARADISE!

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5. Re: Travel time from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

The ride takes aprox. 3 hours long, depending on traffic. You should have no problem driving there in the afternoon, no need to sleep over half way.

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6. Re: Travel time from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

Thank you everyone!

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