How to Find Us

THE GUACAMAYA LODGE


is located on Playa Junquillal on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, on the western edge of the Nicoya Peninsula, approximately twenty-seven miles south of the Tamarindo Airport, and one and a half hours from the Liberia International Airport.

BY CAR:

From San Jose take the Pan-American Highway north towards Liberia. You can either get to the Guacamaya Lodge taking the Tempisque Bridge (4 hour drive) or the Liberia route ( 5 hour drive). Bridge Route(Puente de la Amistad): After the village of Limonal is a big Shell Gas station. Turn left here it will lead you to the bridge. After 20-minute ride, follow the road until it dead ends and turn right towards Nicoya. Follow the signs to Santa Cruz, after the traffic light in Santa Cruz you pass a metal bridge and turn immediately to the left after the bridge. Follow the road for 18 km. You pass another metal bridge and turn left again. Approximately 200 mt after that turn there is a right turn. Follow the road until the small town of Paraiso. After the soccer place turn left and you arrive after 4 km to the Guacamaya Lodge on the left side.

Liberia route: If you decide not to take the bridge follow the signs to Liberia once in Liberia take the left highway at the intersection to Santa Cruz. Just before the bridge leading into Santa Cruz turn right and Follow the road for 18 km. You pass another metal bridge and turn left again. Approximately 200 mt after that turn there is a right turn. Follow the road until the small town of Paraiso. After the soccer place turn left and you arrive after 4 km to the Guacamaya Lodge on the left side.

VILLAS VENADO

At Guacamaya entrance sign follow the road parallel to the beach. Stay on that main road (left curve, right curve, up the hill, passing a big gate with a small section of black top road after the speed bump you will see a black iron gate and Villas Venado entrance to your left.

BY BUS:

Two local bus lines leave San Jose to Santa Cruz. TRALAPA and ALFARO. They have almost an hourly schedule. Fare is about $ 10 and it takes approximately 4 hours. Alfaro number is 2222 27 50 or 2223 82 29 and Tralapa number is 2221 72 02.

From Santa Cruz a Taxi brings you to Guacamaya Lodge for $ 30 in 45 Minutes.

There is one Tralapa bus at 2pm who has a connection in Santa Cruz to Playa Junquillal.

BY AIRPLANE:

Sansa flies daily to Tamarindo. 17 km north of Junquillal. Fare is $ 115 per person phone number is 2233 03 97 or 2233 32 58 Call us to arrange transfer ($ 50) from Tamarindo.

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