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How to I get to Nayara Hotel from San Jose??

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How to I get to Nayara Hotel from San Jose??

Hello,

I arrive at San Jose airport at 10:15 am and I would like to fly into Arenal, however i only see Natural Air flights. Is there another airline that goes to Arenal. I really don't want to drive from San Jose to Nayara hotel. I heard the trip isn't very pleasant for people who get car sick.

Thanks for the help : )

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1. Re: How to I get to Nayara Hotel from San Jose??

To bad you get car sick...it is a great ride...but you are correct the road between San Ramon and Bajo de los Rodriguez really can make you sick...or from Naranjo to Ciudada Quesada...the tow section up and downs and curvy...sorry!

In your case Pavas airport and nature Air which is about 30 minutes ride from SJO is waiting for you!

Please enjoy our country as we natives do! PURA VIDA!

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2. Re: How to I get to Nayara Hotel from San Jose??

Nature Air has one flight a day from Pavas airport in San Jose into LaFortuna (Arenal) departing at 11:10 AM daily in May, June, July, August and November or, if you will be flying in September or October, it leaves at 11:20 AM. Your problem is that Nature Air is the only airlines that flies into Arenal and there's no way you can make it through customs, claim your bags and make it to Pavas airport 20-30 minutes away in time to check in for that flight.

I don't think the road is so bad as it is generally well-paved and very scenic. I suggest you hire a driver and let him know you want to make a couple of stops including lunch en route.

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3. Re: How to I get to Nayara Hotel from San Jose??

Hello,

Thanks so the information, it was very helpful. Do you have any drivers/ companies that you would happen to recommend? Also, what is the rate for a private driver from San Jose to Nayara Hotel?

Thanks : )

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4. Re: How to I get to Nayara Hotel from San Jose??

Here is a list as posted on TA, you should be able to get an exact quote through email. There are also other transport options for consideration as well, tripadvisor.ca/Travel-g291982-c109576/Costa-… Have a safe holiday.

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5. Re: How to I get to Nayara Hotel from San Jose??

Nature air is the only local airline with scheduled flights to La Fortuna (Arenal). The other option for flying would be a private charter plane but it is expensive. Check with a few drivers on the link that Cajon Traveler provided above, make sure stops on the way and lunch stops are included in the rates. (They should be done as a courtesy)

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6. Re: How to I get to Nayara Hotel from San Jose??

We rode with Tucan Limo from the airport to Nayara (and back) earlier this month. Their vehicles were in great shape and the drivers made the ride as smooth as possible. The road does wind through the mountains. Not alot of hairpin turns, and the roads are in pretty good shape. Early in the morning the visibility can be bad. There are a few single lane bridges, as I recall. I am prone to motion sickness, but took a Dramamine and was fine. None of our group of nine got sick either way. The drive is beautiful and interesting. The drivers will stop along the way for you to stretch and get some air...just ask. Some places may charge you a buck or two to use the restroom...only fair. Have fun! The trip is well worth it!

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