Directions

BY AIR: INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS                                                                                    1 Kilometer = 0.62 Mile

Please  bring  directions and print this page with the phone number to Paradise Lodge.  The Paradise lodge is located approximately 3 hours  from the SJO International Airport. There is also the Daniel Oduber Quiros aka Liberia airport (LIR) located in the North West of Costa Rica and takes about 3.5 hours to get to the Paradise lodge.

Nature Air or Sansa have flights to La  Fortuna/El Tanque/Arenal airport. We can pick you up from there. It is only a 20 minute drive from the airport to the Paradise lodge. It is a 20 minute flight from  San Jose’s Pavas airport. However, there is usually only have one flight per day and their luggage allowance is very small/light. Check the Nature Air or Sansa websites for more details.

More arrangements can be made with our associates for your personal pickup at the San Jose international airport to a rental car facility or your over- night comfortable accommodations.

RENTAL CAR
You can rent a car at the SJO or LIR  International airports . Keep in mind it is best to rent a 4×4 or small suv due to various. The other option is you can rent a car in the city of La Fortuna. GPS is highly recommended.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Be prepared Costa Rica is place of total adventure. So be ready  to navigate by key locations such as mini super, bus stop, etc. There are not many street signs or Highway postings. There two different ways to get here.

Take the highway Pan-American highway, Inner-American highway, highway 1  going north towards San Ramón. You will go through the city Alajuela look from signs on the  saying La Fortuna and Arenal volcano. Follow the signs.
Then turn right to San Ramon and continue  on route 702 toward La Fortuna from  San Ramon-La Tigra-Chachagua-El Tanque & finally La Fortuna. Head towards San Ramon on Hwy 1. Travel through San Ramon city following the volcano signs. When you enter La Fortuna after the bridge make a right turn. Follow it and it will lead you to the main road. .When you get to La Fortuna you make an immediate right after the bridge. Then when you get to El Tanque make a left on Hwy 141. There will be a bus stop on one side as well as a Soda/fast food  which is a corner.  Make a left there. Across the street is a grocery  store on right.

 

This way is  through Cuidad Quesada AKA San Carlos. Head west on the Interamerican Highway (CR1) from San José and then turn north at  Naranjo, continuing north through Zarcero to Ciudad Quesada on CR141. From  Ciudad Quesada, CR141 passes through Florencia, Jabillos, and Tanque  in route  to La Fortuna. When you get to El Tanque make a right at the main road Hwy 141 to the Lodge. There will be a bus stop on one side as well as a Soda/fast food  which is a corner. Across the street is a store called the Colono . As soon as you pass Colono make a right at the first street you see.

Drive 21 km make a left at the sign that says Venado, Jicarito . Proceed up the hill 1 km. There is a little store to the right, to the left there is a sign that says “escuela de las delicias”. Make a left at the sign. Go down a rock road for .5 km. Make a left at Paradise Lodge, the biggest house on the left.

The travel time  is roughly 3 to 3 1/2 hours

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM DOWNTOWN LA FORTUNA map

Follow the road in La Fortuna towards El Tanque . When you first  come into El Tanque you will see a store on your right and you make a left opposite of the store which is the main road Hwy 141  to the lodge and to the city Monterrey. If you pass the store the Colono on your right then you have gone too far. If you are lost just ask a person which road to Monterrey.  There will be a bus stop on one side as well as a Soda/fast food  which is a corner . Drive 21 km make a left at the sign that says Venado, Jicarito . Proceed up the hill 1 km. There is a little store to the right, to the left there is a sign that says “escuela de las delicias”. Make a left at the sign. Go down a rock road for .5 km. Make a left at Paradise Lodge, the biggest house on the left.

We welcome your company and look forward to seeing you if you need any help with direction email us at info@paradiselodgebb.com or Costa Rica  506 875-989-34    We are 6 Miles before Venado Caves http://www.cavernasdelvenadocr.com/Location.html