Driving Instructions 

(Liberia to Las Ventanas del Mar)

The drive to Las Ventanas del Mar takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes. From the Liberia airport, you just follow the signs to Santa Cruz, on to Nicoya, then Samara, and finally to Carrillo. Once you are on the Carrillo Beach road, about halfway down the beach you will see a parking lot on the right, turn left up the mountain to Las Ventanas del Mar.

Detailed Directions from LIR Airport to Las Ventanas: (Note: When driving in Costa Rica, be aware that there are a lot of one-way bridges.

“CEDA” means that you are to yield.)

Turn right out of the airport entrance ---- Set odometer to 0.

Pass the Panaderia Alemania on the left. This is a German Bakery where some people like to stop to buy bread and/or a snack and drink before getting on the road. Approx. 4.1K

Pass through the town of Santa Cruz. Approx. 44.3K

To enter the town of Nicoya, bear to the right at the fork. Immediately before this intersection, there is a MAXI-BODEGA on the left-hand side of the road. This is an excellent place to stop for groceries and supplies. Approx. 64.7K

After passing straight through the town of Nicoya, you will see a fruit stand on the right just before crossing a small bridge. It’s a good spot to stop for fresh fruits and vegetables. Approx. 66.7K

Turn right at the dead end in Caimital. There will be a small store directly in front of you at the stop sign at the dead end. Approx. 76K

As you are entering Samara, turn at the first left. There is a sign pointing to Samara’s Budget office and to Playa Carrillo. If you dead end into the beach, you have gone too far. Approx. 101.7K

Drive approx. 4 kilometers towards Carrillo. You will see Playa Carrillo on your right, lined with palm trees. Halfway down the beach road, take a left on the dirt road across from the beach parking area (4 wheel drive recommended). Approx. 106.3K

Continue up the mountain to Las Ventanas del Mar. In about 2 kilometers the road forks and you stay to the left.

In a few hundred yards you will see the front gate. Welcome to Las Ventanas del Mar!

Have a safe trip and we look forward to having you at Las Ventanas del Mar.

Need help? Give us a call!

Office: +506-8497-4927
Front Gate: +506-2656-0685

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