Airports in Costa Rica
Liberia International Airport (LIB)
It is only 1h30 drive to our lodge. You can either rent a car at the airport or we can arrange a taxi pick up for $100 one way.
San Jose International Airport (SJO)
The drive from there to our lodge takes about 3 hours 45 minutes. You can rent a car at the airport or we can also arrange a taxi pick up to Playa Negra surf lodge for $250 one way.
Renting a car gives you the freedom to make day trips to other beaches and to National Parks.
4×4 is not a necessity but it makes travel more comfortable especially during the rainy season, from June to November. Car rental agencies are in San Jose (by the airport), Liberia and Tamarindo. Be Prepared to pay more of the amount you expect for insurance.
Two local bus lines leave San Jose to Santa Cruz. ALFARO and TRALAPA . They have almost an hourly schedule. Fare is about $ 12 and it takes approximately 4 hours. Alfaro number is 2222-2666 and Tralapa number is +(506)2221-7202.
From Santa Cruz a Taxi brings you for in 45 Minutes $40 (Don’t pay more) or we can also arrange taxi transportation for $40
There is one bus (folklorica) Santa Cruz to Playa Negra Monday to Saturday 11:30AM and 6PM / Sunday 11:30am
Grayline: San Jose to Tamarindo $50, WIFi and AC on the bus +(506) 2220-2126 /+(506) 2291-2222
Sansa and Nature air flies daily to Tamarindo. 17 km north of Playa Negra. Fare is $ 115 per person phone number is +(506)2233-0397 or +(506)2233-3258 Call us to arrange transfer ($30) from Tamarindo.