There are some daily shared shuttle services available at specific departure times and certain specific locations. We are more than happy to help you with this if needed. Their rates range from $50 – $70 per person, one way.

You can also take a private shuttle from San Jose or Liberia, which gives you flexibility as it can be arranged depending on your arrival/departure time. This cost $300 total for up to 4 passengers one way.  San Jose to Red Palm Villas including a scenic ferry crossing is about 5 hours total, Liberia to Red Palm Villas is about 4 hours.


The transfer starts with a scenic 90 minute drive from San Jose, through the cloud forest and eventually to the port town of Puntarenas where you board a ferry for the the town of Paquera on the magical Nicoya Peninsula.

The crossing is 90 minutes, very beautiful and scenic as well as cultural.  Once off on the other side, 90 more minutes to the Red Palm Villas.


The entire trip is very scenic.  You can stock the mini bus shuttle with cool beverages, maybe make a quick stop along the way at a roadside market for fresh fruits, food, etc.

If you want to see some of Costa Rica, meet the people and culture, take a chance to have a school of dolphin follow you on the crossing, a guided private shuttle is a great way to do it.



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