Travel information to, from and throughout Guanacaste by land, air or sea throughout this amazing region of Costa Rica including international and domestic travel service providers.
Where is Guancaste?
In the Northwest of Costa Rica on the Pacific Coast. Costa Rica is the second smallest and most southern country in Central America!
How To Get there?
Besides a few sailing and boat charters; flying to Liberia (LIR) or one of the domestic jumper plane airports is your best option. The border crossing from Nicaragua via Penas Blancas along the Pan American Highway is inexpensive via Bus, Taxi or Car. (rental car companies generally do not allow border crossings). INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS to the International Airport of "LIR" Liberia is very easy from major cities in the United States (Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, L.A., New York, ...). Air Travel to/from SJO San Jose is an alternative but requires a longer travel time to this region of Costa Rica. (limited International Air Travel via Pavas Airport)
How to Best Travel Inside of Costa Rica
In terms of Transportation and Rentals Costa Rica has it all. A wide variety of Rental Car Companies allow you to rent any size car. The bus system is well advanced, affordable, and quite reliable but a bit time intensive. And the world's first carbon free airline (Nature Air) as well as Sansa and Helicopter providers let you experience the whole country in no-time.
Transportation Services in Costa Rica
There are many ways not only to get around town, but to get across Costa Rica. Please be sure to read driving in Costa Rica, even if you are not planning to drive just so you know what to expect on the roads.
You will find Vacation Rentals throughout Guanacaste. They are a great way to experience Costa Rica and its rich culture and loving people so just make it your next vacation destination.