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Drive from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

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Drive from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

How far is it from the San Jose International Airport to Manuel Antonio area? How long does it take to drive?

Are there any must see stops on the way from the airport?

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1. Re: Drive from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

The drive is about 3 hours. Stop at Tarcoles Bridge to see the giant crocodiles.

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2. Re: Drive from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

It really depends on a few variables......a private van and driver can make it in 2.5 hours if they go non-stop....but they never do.....snack breaks....restroom breaks.....stopping to see the crocodiles.....it can stretch it out to 3.5-4 hours......if you're picking up a rental car from the airport and driving yourself....add 1 hour....if this is your first time driving in Costa Rica......it will take a little longer.

Tulemar Dave

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3. Re: Drive from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

Please observe driving distances...speed limit...around 3 hours plus whay ever time to see the crodiles...and maybe some great old VIAGRA soup at La Fiesta del Marisco seafood restaurant in Tarcoles beach by the road...a little fanceir across the sreet Steves and Lisas...good food...

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4. Re: Drive from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

Does any one have recommendation for good company for private van with driver ?

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roadadvisor......the post right above yours....does a GREAT job.....very professional and safe......http://www.tucanlimoservices.com/

Tulemar Dave

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6. Re: Drive from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

Does anyone know which car rental companies are in the San Jose airport?

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7. Re: Drive from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

just an FYI...you pay a fairly hefty tax picking up your rental car at the airport...

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8. Re: Drive from San Jose Airport to Manuel Antonio

So where does one rent from to get reasonable rates and taxes?

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