How to get to Nosara

By bus:
From San Jose a bus leaves daily from the Alfaro Bus terminal at 6:00 AM and returns at 12:45 PM

By car:
From San Jose drive the Panamerican Highway #1 towards Puntarenas. Pass the exit to Puntarenas and continue until you see the sign to Tempisque. Here turn right and drive towards Nicoya. Follow the signs to Nicoya. Once in Nicoya down town, you will find the sign to Samara Beach. On the road to Samara you will see signs to reach either Nosara or Carrillo.

Rent a car:
In San Jose and Liberia, you can easily rent a car. For the best service companies and rates, please fill out our car rental form, and we will find you some good options.

There are short local flights from San Jose and Liberia to Nosara. Nature Air offers comfortable flights to Nosara and many other destinations in Guanacaste, and all other main tourist spots in Costa Rica.

Shuttle Service:
Interbus provides an efficient and economic shuttle service from the Central Valley (San Jose) to Nosara and other Costa Rican destinations to Liberia and many other destinations on the Nicoya Peninsula. A reservation is needed 72-hour in advance!

Good map of Nicoya Peninsula at