A bus leaves daily from San Jose at 12:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. from the Alfaro bus station, which is 150 meters northwest from the Coca-Cola station. The cost of a one-way ticket is about Colones 2,800 (about US $5) per person, and the trip takes about 5 hours. We advise you to buy bus tickets one day in advance.
Tel. (506) 2 283-5573
Fax (506) 2 283-7655
Renting a Car
Major rent-a-car companies have offices in both the San Jose and Liberia airports. Minimum age required is 21 years old. During the rainy season, we suggest renting a 4×4 vehicle.
Sámara is about a 4.5-hour drive from downtown San Jose.
From San Jose, follow the Interamericana Highway North until the turnoff for the Tempisque Bridge – Puente de la Amistad. After crossing the Gulf of Nicoya, drive directly to Nicoya and from there turn south to Sàmara.
We can arrange for you to be picked up by a taxi in San Jose’s International Airport or from any local hotel. Contact us for booking.
Sámara is about a 1.5-hour drive from Liberia International Airport “Daniel Oduber”.
From Liberia, drive directly to Nicoya and from there turn south to Sàmara.
A taxi can pick you up and drive you to Sàmara. Cost is US $130. Contact us for booking.