Route to Barú
To the south of Matapalo, 1 km before you get to the Río Barú, and 2 ½ km before you get to Dominical, located on a private nature reserve. A bridge crosses the river and you will reach the village of Dominical on the south bank of the river mouth. You will need to cross several bridges to get here, including a one way metal bridge. From the west side of the bridge after Barú, a steep but paved road goes up 35km towards San Isidro de El General, so, you can make the journey from San José to Quepos, Dominical, San Isidro de El General and to San José. The highway to the south of Dominical continues on through Uvita and joins the Interamericana to the southeast of Ciudad Cortés.
How to arrive and leave
The bus makes the following route: Quepos-Dominical-San Isidro and stops at the entrance of Hacienda Barú. The buses that cover the route: San Isidro-Dominical-Uvita leaves you at the Río Barú Bridge, 2 km from the Hacienda office.