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To get to Cahuita from the San Jose airport or from a San Jose Hotel, you have a few options depending on your arrival time.
We are located 130 miles (210 km) from San Jose. Travel time is about 4 hours.
Please keep note when planning you transportation to Cahuita, that we do not accept check ins after 9:00 pm.


Public Bus to Cahuita




Rent a Car in Cahuita


You can rent a car and drive the three and half hours. The roads are in good condition and fairly well signed. We can e-mail you directions or you can get a GPS from the rental agency. The GPS works very well. You can book a car rental on our web site directly with VAMOS rent a car at


You can take a shuttle van service. They offer daily morning service from San Jose to Cahuita once a day for $52 per person each way. The ride is about 4 hours. Interbus can be booked directly with through our web site at There are others also other shuttle services that offer private van service anytime day or night for about $200 to $240 one way.


We also can arrange for a private taxi to pick you up at the airport and take you to us for $170 one way.


You can take a bus. There is a direct non-stop bus from the Terminal Atlantico Norte /San Carlos in San Jose to Cahuita. The ride is about 4 hours, costs about $9 per person each way. They depart the San Jose terminal at 6am, 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. They are not air conditioned, but are fairly new. You would take a taxi from the airport to the bus terminal for about $30, and another taxi from the Cahuita bus station to us for about $4. We are 1 kilometer north of the bus station at Playa Negra.

Rent A Car with VAMOS

Mention you are staying at Coral Hill Bungalows and receive a free GPS

How To Get To Coral Hill Bungalows

From the capital San José it is a 4 hour drive across Guapiles, Siquirres and Limón, to Cahuita.

San José Bus Station

At the Bus station, “Atlántico Norte” in San José, Avenida 9, calle 12 (Barrio México) there is a direct bus 5 times a day to Cahuita. The trip takes about 4.5 hours.

Once you get to Cahuita bus station, we recommend to take a taxi to our place.

Schedule (from San José to Cahuita):
6am, 8am, 10am, 12md, 2pm, 4pm.
Price: 5.360 colones (around $11 USD, or 10 Euros)


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    Cahuita (Limón) Costa Rica

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