How to arrive and leave in Carate Beach

How to arrive and leave in Carate Beach

By Plane

SANSA Ph (506) 2735-5017/ Ph (506) 2221-9414. E-mail: International Airport Juan Santamaría, flyer 622, departure 6:00, arrive 7:20, flyer 616, departure 10:15, arrive 11:35, flyer 618, departure 13:05, arrive 14:25, price 91 US$

Nature Air Ph (506) 2299-6000. E-mail: E-mail: –Free Call (USA/Canadá): 800235 9272. Tobias Bolaños Airport in Pavas, flyer 110, departure 6:00 arrive 7:05, flyer 110, departure 6:00 arrive 7:05, flyer 116, departure 6:10 arrive 7:00, flyer 126, departure 8:30 arrive 09:20, flyer 140, departure10:50 arrive 11:40, flyer 154, departure 15:40 arrive 16:30, price 87 US$                     

Alfa Romeo Aero Taxi Ph (506) 2735-5178, fax (506) 2735-5112, charter flights to local destination such as Carate, Sirena, Golfito and other places. You can hire a three seater plane to take you to Corcovado for 180 US$ and for five people at a cost of 220 US$. This last plane costs 480 US$ to San José. It is the only company that offers a 24hr ambulance service to any part of the country.

By Bus

Autotransportes Blanco departs at 5:00 a.m and 11:00 a.m everyday via San Isidro, costs 5 US$ and to San José costs 9 US$, the journey lasts 9 hours. There are also departures to San Isidro at 4:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m.  In San José, departures aree at 6:00 a.m and 12:00 m.d, from 12th street, on the corner of 9th Avenue. There are also buses everyday at 5:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m to Neily. The buses that travel to San José and to Neily travel the 23km to get to La Palma.

By Taxi

To get to Carate, to the south of Puerto Jiménez and the extreme south of Corcovado, you can take a 4×4 taxi that leaves at 6:00 a.m daily. Prices are 9 US$ per person. You can also hire a truck or a 4X4 taxi for about 60 US$.

By Boat

There is a passenger boat from Puerto Jiménez to Golfito that leaves everyday at 6:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m, and from Golfito to Puerto Jiménez at 11:00 a.m and 3:30 p.m the journey lasts an hour and a half: the price is about 5 US$.