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Travel time from Airport to beaches« on: April 29 2008 10:04:00 »
My buddy and I are going to Central America for 5 days in August. I am trying to decide between Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Guatemala.
Because the trip is a quick one, we don't want to waste a lot of time in the car. I've been to El Salvador, and I know the travel time to the beach hotels is only about an hour and a half (if I remember correctly).
How long does it take to get from San Jose Airport to the beach hotels? Guatemala City to the beach areas? Thanks for the feedback.
RE: Travel time from Airport to beaches« Reply #1 on: May 01 2008 13:05:00 »
Seriously? No one knows how long it takes, by car, to get from the Airport in San Jose to the good surf spots?
RE: Travel time from Airport to beaches« Reply #2 on: May 01 2008 17:05:00 »
love to help you but..I don't know, never been to CR,
RE: Travel time from Airport to beaches« Reply #3 on: May 02 2008 09:05:00 »
I'm going down there in October. It looks like it's about 4 hours from the airport to Tamarind in a car. I'm just guessing though.
RE: Travel time from Airport to beaches« Reply #4 on: May 04 2008 18:05:00 »
hey mate, i just arrived back into australia on the 3rd of may from a surfing trip to costa rica, best holiday ever.. san jose to jaco, in a car is minimum 2.5hrs but more likely 3-3.5hrs as the road is all twists and turns, the traffic can be chaotic and you're coming into the rainy season, so be extra careful if you drive - won't need a 4wd to jaco or hermosa but bring your pelotas to hermosa.. if you have time fly to tamarindo and surf playa negra my fav, avenallas and witches rock 3 best surf spots in CR.. cheers mate.
RE: Travel time from Airport to beaches« Reply #5 on: June 11 2008 04:06:00 »
In Costa Rica, you can get the bus for $10 from the coca cola terminal all the way to Mal Pais in 6 hours (that includes price of ferry also). Air con, etc...no troubles. I have taken that bus 4 times! Mal Pais is full of surf spots, some hotels, hostels and surf camps. Its a lovely place. The bus then returns and takes you directly to the airport.