Santa Teresa is a 6 hour drive from San José. This includes a scenic 70-minute ferry ride onto the Nicoya Peninsula. We recommend our clients to fly 25 minutes to Tambor or Manzanillo new Airport from San Jose and, we suggest chartering your own plane for the ultimate stress free experience – you land on the Airstrip in comfort, at your own leisure and with no delays.   Alternatively there are 6 commercial flights from and to Tambor per day.

We are happy to help you arrange flights with a private charter. The flight to Tambor or Manzanillo from San Jose takes 25 minutes and offers spectacular views over Tortuga island and the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. The last flight has to leave San José before sunset (5-5.30 pm), as there are no lights on the landing strips. When you arrive in Tambor, you are approximately a 40-minute drive from Santa Teresa. When you land in Manzanillo you are about a 15-minute drive. Some guests opt for a helicopter that could bring you to a field within a 5-minute drive of your villa. Liberia International airport is another option for travelers and is about a 3-hour drive from town.