How to arrive and leave Zancudo Beach

How to arrive and leave Zancudo Beach

The best way to get here from Golfito is using the bus or the boat. It is also possible to drive from Golfito, taking the highway that passes some 10 km by the Claro River and taking a left turn when you get to Rodeo Bar; you will then need to continue for a further 10km along an asphalt road, the beginning of this route is in bad condition. You will then need to take the ferry across the Coto Colorado river, with a capacity for three vehicles, powered by an outside motor and wire cables, the price 1 US$ per car, the journey lasts just five minutes and it is in operation every day, except during low tide. When you disembark a 30 km journey via a dirt road will take you to Zancudo.

By Bus

There are daily buses that leave from Golfito to Zancudo 2:00 p.m, you can also take a bus from Neily at 5:30 a.m and 2:00 p.m and Paso Canoas 2:00 p.m. From Zancudo, the bus to Golfito leaves from El Coquito 5:00 a.m and lasts 3 hours, with a trip on the ferry along the Coto Colorado River.

By Boat

The public boats that go to Golfito cost about 5 US$ per person. The dock is close to the extreme north of the beach, on the side of the estuary.  

Zancudo Boat Tours Ph/fax (506) 2776-0012, charges 12, 50 US$ per person for a trip to Golfito with a minimum of two passengers. The boat can pick you up in Golfito if you have made a reservation.