A hired driver with a van is the by far the easiest way to travel around Costa Rica. No lines at the rental car agency and no deposits on your credit card. All you have to do is be ready with your luggage outside the airport’s arrival gate or hotel lobby. No need to follow directions or tackle traffic, just let an experienced English-speaking driver take care of the trip.

We can arrange for a driver with a private large, air-conditioned van to pick you up at the airport or hotel or any place you happen to be in Costa Rica.

Should you also wish to have a rental car to explore the area during your stay you may rent a car to be dropped off at your condo or beachhome. Check our recommended car rental vendors here. Also know that taxi cabs are locally readily available and cheap, including Uber. Golf cart and bike rentals are available in Jaco and at Los Suenos Resort too.

SJO is the San Jose airport, located 1.5-hour drive from Jaco and Los Sueños. LIR airport is the Liberia airport, located 3 hours from Jaco and Los Sueños.

Request a private transfer from the SJO/LIR airports or hotel

All we need to set it up is your flight information, including the flight number. Any time of the day works fine. The prices set below are the same regardless. We have worked with the same reputable transportation company for the past 10 years.

You would pay the driver directly in US cash on arrival to the property. The English-speaking driver would wait for you outside the arrivals gate with a sign with your name.  The van will be a private, large, air conditioned and insured vehicle. You can stop once along the way for groceries or even a quick lunch. The driver will know the location of each of our rental units, so you don’t have to worry about directions.

One-wayRound trip
From / To or other way1-5 peopleExtra person1-5 people Extra person
SJO airport – Jaco / Los Suenos$130 $10$250$20
SJO airport – Playa Hermosa$140 $10$270 $20
San José Downtown- Jaco / Los Suenos $160$10$320$20
SJO airport – Arenal / La Fortuna$180 $10$350 $20
LIR airport – Jaco / Los Suenos$300 $10$590$20
Jacó – Manuel Antonio$110$10$210$20
Jacó – Monteverde$200$10$390$20
Jacó – Arenal / La Fortuna $250$10$490$20
Manuel Antonio One-Day Trip from Jacó$220 $10 n/a n/a
Monteverde One-Day Trip from Jacó $300 $10 n/a n/a
Arenal / La Fortuna One-Day Trip from Jacó$390 $10 n/an/a
Full day 1-12 passengers (11 h maximum)*$280 n/an/an/a
Prices in US$ for cash payments only. Add 13% IVA tax and 3% fee for credit card payments. Optional Gratuity: 10-15%.
* The days that include trips from and to SJO airport count as a full day. Valid for trips along the Caldera – Jaco – Manuel Antonio coastal corridor only. Other locations may carry an additional cost. Please inquire for a custom itinerary. Unused hours cannot be used on following days.

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Instantly Book online a private transfer from or to the SJO airport

Book instantly online (with full upfront credit card payment) with any of the following transportation operators from the SJO airport to Jaco and Los Suenos or the other way around. The links will take you to a third party website.

Please request us the Google Maps location (also useful for the Waze app) for your rental unit, so the driver can easily find his way. You may also give the driver our phone and Whatsapp number: +506 2643-2222.

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