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San Juan Del Sur to Tamarindo

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San Juan Del Sur to Tamarindo

I am coming down (Family of four) in December. What's the best way of getting to Tamarindo from San Juan Del Sur.

Thanks in advance,


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1. Re: San Juan Del Sur to Tamarindo

Get a taxi to the border and then a bus to Liberia and then transfer to the bus for Tamarindo. You could also use a shared van shuttle from Liberia to Tamarindo.

If money is no object, then arrange a private driver to meet you at the border and take you to Tamarindo. For a quote, I would check with www.ecotranscostarica.com

Edited: 12 April 2013, 18:11
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2. Re: San Juan Del Sur to Tamarindo

That's good advice HattieCostaRica!!

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3. Re: San Juan Del Sur to Tamarindo

Great advice! I made this trek a year ago. My fiance and I tried to keep it cheap and took a taxi to the border, then the bus to Liberia where we transferred to another bus to Tamarindo. In hind sight I would pay for a taxi from Liberia to Tamarindo. The bus was cheap but took about 2 hours due to the frequent stops. By taxi the drive should be about 40 mins or so. We did get the best empanadas on that bus though!

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