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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

The Coast Road Directions via Jaco, Quepos, & Dominical.

Take the Pan-American Hwy (CA1) west past the International Airport to the turnoff for Atenas. Atenas is 42 km, (26 miles) west of San Jose. Turn left (south) and drive through Atenas to Orotina. Orotina is 24 km (15 miles) southwest of Atenas.

The coastal highway heads southeast from Orotina through Tarcoles, Jaco, Hermosa, and Quepos,
and is well marked with road signs. When you pass the exit for Quepos, keep going straight and you'll come to a 42 km stretch of dirt road heading south to Dominical.

When you reach Dominical the road is paved, and you are 3 1/2 hours from Pt. Jimenez.
Continue down the coast highway south to Chacarita. There is a gas station on the corner and a sign for Pt. Jimenez. Turn right. The road is paved to Rincon (42 km) south of Chacarita.

At La Palma, turn left for Pt. Jimenez and continue on only 1/2 half hour from there. The road leads you right into Pt. Jimenez.

When you get to Jimenez take a right by the soccer field down than a short left then right onto our Main Street where our office is located 2 blocks down on the left upstairs of the pharmacy and liquor store 2 nd floor Office Oro Verde #4.

Pan Am Hwy south over the mountain directions

From San Jose take 2 nd ave (avenida Segundo) to San Pedro and follow the signs to Cartago where you will see a sign heading south to Panama, San Isidro etc this road is now the Pan-American Hwy. Take this road which will take you over the mountain road south. After reaching the bottom on the other side you will be in San Isidro.

Continue on south through the Pineapple capital of the country (try the ice cold slices sold on the side of the road) this town is Buenos Aires. Continue south for aprox 2 hours more till you get to the town of Chacarita where there is a Servi-Centro gas station and turn right.

This road will take you to Puerto Jimenez in just under 2 hours; you will be in the mountains for 1 hour Caution: There are some large pot holes in the pavement that can blow out your tires. After leaving the pavement on to a gravel road it will take 1 final hour more to Puerto Jimenez. When you get to Jimenez take a right by the soccer field down than a short left then right onto our Main Street where our office is located 2 blocks down on the left upstairs of the pharmacy and liquor store 2 nd floor Office Oro Verde #4.