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From Airport to Hotel

Montreal, Canada
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From Airport to Hotel

I was thinking of staying in Tamarindo but would have to fly into San Jose (Liberia is $400 more). What's the best way to get from the airport to the hotel and vice versa?

Tamarindo, Costa...
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1. Re: From Airport to Hotel

Ellie,

Depending on what time your plane arrives, you could take the shared shuttle departing at 3:30 pm. Alternately you can fly over, or have private transportation. Bottom line is that if you have to spend the night in San Jose and pay large dollars for transfers, you're better off paying the extra to fly in to Liberia and you have less time wasted of your valuable vacation.

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Your choices are: Fly - domestic carriers Sansa and Nature Air both fly from San Jose to Liberia which is about 45 minutes from Tamarindo and a shuttle costs about $18. These flights are in the $100 range, maybe less.

Private driver - expensive but easy and convenient and goes to your schedule and not the other way around. Economical if there are four or more people traveling. www.tucanlimoservices.com is a good one

Rent a car

Use a shared van shuttle which will take you hotel to hotel. (You can get picked up at a hotel about 5 minutes from the airport. Look at San Jose and pick Hampton Inn which is near the airport or Rio Segundo.) www.shuttlebus.co.cr

Ride the public bus. The most economical and will cost about $8 per person from the bus station near the airport to Tamarindo. You can get the public bus near the airport to Liberia and get the public bus from there to Tamarindo.

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3. Re: From Airport to Hotel

Just rent a car that will be the best way...and enjoy the ride in PARADISE!

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4. Re: From Airport to Hotel

depents of the time but if you come litle late is much better to take a taxi

if you need quote ask this people they can help

www.pininosadventures.com

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