We are the only hostel in Golfito, in the pacific south area of Costa Rica, on kilometer 5, from the entrance of “kilometer 5” 600 meters in south, along the sea.
BY BUS FROM SAN JOSE AIRPORT:
Take the public bus to the city center of San José (1$) and from there take a taxi or walk 20 minutes to Tracopa terminal (Calle 5, between avenida 18 and 20, San José) or take the taxi from the airport to the Tracopa bus terminal (20$). Buses from Tracopa bus terminal in San José to Golfito depart at 7:00 am and 3:30 pm (8 hours, 7590 Colones) or you can take the bus to Rio Claro at 10:15 am (7 hours, 7200 Colones) and from Rio Claro you can take the public bus to Golfito (450 Colones) or the taxi (16$).
When the Tracopa bus arrives in Golfito take a taxi (1200 Colones) to kilometer 5 to Hostal del Mar (known as El Castillo) . Arriving with the public bus from Rio Claro jump off the bus at Las Gaviotas restaurant and walk 600 meters back along the sea to kilometer 5 to Hostal del Mar.
BY PLANE FROM SAN JOSE AIRPORT:
There are two airlines (Sansa and Nature Air) that offer daily flights to Golfito starting from 100$ with great view on the golfo dulce and the rainforest. Booking in advance is recommended.