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Drake Bay Travel Details

Recommended route for dry season: Dec ~ May 

  • 50-minute Flight to Drake Bay
  • 45-minute jeep ride to San Josecito Beach schoolhouse
  • 15-minutes walk north, 800 meters along our beach, and you’ve arrived!

The quickest way to get here is to fly from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) to Drake Bay, a small town on the Pacific Ocean and gateway to the Osa Peninsula.

  • Once you reserve, we will book your taxi pick up at Drake Bay’s airport.
  • Porter Service or a motorized Quad Transfer can be selected on your Reservation Form, to be met at the Schoolhouse for help with your luggage.
  • Depending on group size we may bring our old-fashioned horse and buggy


  • The taxi’s charge $60 for 2-4 people, or a discounted rate of $50 for 1 person.
  • Please pay cab directly, as transfer costs are not included in our rates.
  • There are no ATMs in Drake Bay or surrounding areas, please make sure you bring enough cash for your round-trip transfers and extra expenses.