How to arrive and leave in Golfito

How to arrive and leave in Golfito

By Plane

The airport is 4km from the center.

Nature Air Ph (506) 2299-6000. E-mail: E-mail: – Free Call (USA/Canadá): 800235 9272. Tobias Bolaños Airport in Pavas, flyer 113, departure 6:05 arrive 6:55, flyer 150, departure 15:00 arrive 16:10, price 78 US$.

SANSA Ph (506) 221-9414. E-mail: International Airport Juan Santamaría, flyer 610, departure 5:30, arrive 6:53, flyer 2610, departure 5:45, arrive 6:45, flyer 612, departure 11:00, arrive 12:00, flyer 614, departure 13:00, arrive 14:00, price 82 US$

Alfa Romeo Aero Taxi Ph (506) 2735-5178, fax (506) 2735-5112 charter flights to local destinations such as Carate, Sirena, Golfito and other places. It is the only company that offers a 24 hour ambulance to any part of the country.

By Bus

TRACOPA, departure everyday 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m from San José to Golfito lasts 8 hours, departing from 14th Street, between 3rd and 5th Avenue. Returning from Golfito Ph (506) 2775-0365, at 5:00 a.m direct and 1:30 p.m daily. The prices are 8 US$ to San José and from 6US$ to San Isidro. The TRACOPA office in Golfito opens from Monday to Saturday from 7:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m and from 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m; Sunday from 7:30 a.m to 12:00 m.d.The buses to Pavones and Zancudo beach from Muellecito. The departures begin at 10:00 a.m and 3:00 p.m to Pavones and take three hours and 2:00 p.m to Zancudo, on a boat that goes along the Río Coto Colorado.

By Boat

The Muellecito located to the south of the village and the Taxi Association operates from another pier located opposite the ICE building, the taxis have fixed prices. There is a passenger boat to Puerto Jiménez departing at 11:30 a.m from Muellecito costing 5 US$, lasting an hour and a half. A boat from Muellecito to Playa Zancudo departs at 12:00 m.d and 04:30 p.m, price 4 US$ per person; returning 06:00 a.m and 01:00 p.m. The Asociación de Boteros ABOCAP, has boat taxis for eight or more people that are docked at the pier opposite the ICE building. Offering a service to Zancudo beach, at varying prices, depending on the size and the speed of the boat, the price is around 32 US$ per boat. You can also travel to other destinations including, Pavones, Puerto Jiménez, Punta Encanto, Rainbow Adventures, Casa de Orquídeas and others. The boats that pass close by the Cacao Beach are docked at the Golfito pier, price 2 US$ per person.

How to get around

The Golfito buses go up and down the main road for a price of around 0, 32 US$ per trip. The group taxis cover the route from the airport to the Hotel El Ceibo. A taxi from the center of the city to the airport costs 4 US$.