Taking a connecting flight from SJO to TMU/Tambor Airport is fastest and most direct/easiest route for arriving to the Red Palm Villas.

If you prefer to drive and see the sights, we can assist you with directions and if needed a rental car from SJO/Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, LIR in Liberia/Guanacaste or TMU/Tambor Airport.

Directions from San José

Option 1; Take the San Jose–Caldera Highway #27 heading towards Santa Ana. Keep on this highway for approximately 70 minutes (45 miles) passing through the exits of Escazu, Guachipelin, Santa Ana, Belen, Ciudad Colon, Guacima, Turrucares, Atenas, Orotina, Jaco and Tivives. Leave this highway by turning right towards to the port town of “Puntarenas”, keep driving until you reach downtown Puntarenas, about 15 minutes with no traffic, once there follow the signs to the Paquera Ferry which is at the end of the peninsula and on the right. When you arrive there are usually two ferry lines, take the ferry to Paquera which if facing the water/boats, would be the line to the left.

After the 1.5 hour scenic ferry ride, you arrive in Paquera. From here you exit the ferry and following the traffic for about 30 minutes you drive west through Tambor and Cobano.  After Cobano, follow the signs to Santa Teresa/Mal Pais, another 20 minutes.  When you arrive Mal Pais, at the bottom of a hill, your first small intersection, take a right turn and drive for about 3 miles, Red Palm Villas is located on the left hand side, beach side, the drive is about 5-10 minutes.

 Option 2; Take the Interamericana Highway # 1 via Palmares, San Ramon, Esparza, drive 2 hours northwest to the port town of Puntarenas. After this the same; take the ferry to Paquera, once in Paquera drive to Tambor, Cobano, and follow the signs to Santa Taresa/Mal Pais.

Directions from Liberia

Option 1; Take the Interamericana highway from Liberia in direction San Jose, take the exit for Puntarenas, at the end of Puntarenas on the right is the ferry launch, take the ferry to Paquera.  Follow the directions above from exiting the ferry in Paquera to Red Palm Villas.

Option 2; Drive south towards Guardia, and then continue to Santa Cruz, Nicoya, towards Carmona, Jicaral, Lepanto, then Playa Naranjo. You will continue along the same road through Paquera, Tambor, then Cobano. Then follow the signs to Santa Teresa/Mal Pais, take a right turn at the Playa Carmen crossroad and Red Palm Villas is located 3 miles down on the left hand side.

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