Let us help you with all your transportation needs. Our concierge and reservations teams are available to plan your trips to the airport and to other regions of Costa Rica. We work with reputable, insured, and licensed local transportation companies for short trips to the local airports and long transfers to other regions in Costa Rica. Our experts can secure local flights on either Sansa or Costa Rica Green Airways and coordinate charter flights to any part of the country. For help with transportation, please contact [email protected].

How to get to Nantipa, Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa is easily accessible via land, ocean and air. Transportation services feature a wide range of prices, from shared scheduled transfers to private helicopter rides. The most popular ways to get to Nantipa are:

For guests arriving in San Jose (SJO), two main options. The fastest route would be connecting to the local 30-minute flight to Cobano, followed by a 30 minute drive to Santa Teresa. Or, take the scenic route driving to Puntarenas, crossing the Gulf of Nicoya via ferry boat, followed by the 50 minute drive to town.

Daily ferry services connect Puntarenas to Paquera. Tickets must be purchase in advance to secure space for guests and car ( This is a picturesque and scenic way to enjoy the Gulf of Nicoya and the islands. The ride takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes and departs on schedule 4 times a day each way. We advise arriving to check in 30 minutes ahead of departure.

For guests arriving in Liberia (LIR), private transfers or self driving is the best option. The total driving time is about  3 and ½ hours.

The Cobano landing strip is located within a 30 minute drive from Nantipa. Two commercial airlines offer scheduled flights daily – Sansa and Costa Rica Green Airways – with 12 seat Caravan planes. Both depart from San Jose. Charter flights can land from anywhere in Costa Rica. Multiple companies offer the service from 2 to 12 passenger planes. Nantipa offers transfers from the airport for a fee.