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We provide Private or Shuttle Transfers from almost anywhere in Costa Rica to and from Monteverde.

Shuttle Transportation

Door to door to and from major destinations in the country (collective service A/C minivan), prices from $45 up to $60 per person. Please contact us for detailed information about schedules.

Transfer to or from La Fortuna  [taxi - boat - taxi]

The ride taxi-boat-taxi combination: Truly the fastest way to get to or come from La Fortuna in 2 ½ - 3 hours! A taxi will take you down to Lake Arenal where a boat is waiting to take you across the lake. A cab picks you up on the other side to take you to the center or the hotel of your choice. US$ 25 per person, extra US$ 25 if you go to or come from the Observatory Lodge. From Santa Elena to La Fortuna: Pick up at 8.00 a.m. - from La Fortuna to Santa Elena: Pick up at 8.30 a.m. Also available at 2:00 pm from Monteverde or 2:30 pm from La Fortuna.


Private Transport

For our transfers we provide a comfortable mini bus with air conditioning and plenty of space. All vehicles are fully insured. All transportation is door to door. You are free to make stops along the route to see attractions, eat or use restrooms. The pick up time of the transfer can be at any hour. If you don't want the hassle of driving your own car and have limited time to explore Costa Rica this may be a great option for you. Quick and easy transfers to and from the Arco Iris hotel.



From
To
Price *
Monteverde
International Airport (Alajuela)
US$ 155
Monteverde
La Fortuna / Arenal
US$ 155
Monteverde
Playa Coco
US$ 170
Monteverde
Playa Flamingo
US$ 170
Monteverde
Playa Tamarindo
US$ 170
Monteverde
Nosara
US$ 180
Monteverde
Sámara
US$ 160
Monteverde
Carrillo
US$ 160
Monteverde
Puntarenas
US$ 100
Monteverde
Playa Jacó
US$ 150
Monteverde
Manuel Antonio
US$ 190
Monteverde
San José
US$ 160
Monteverde
Limón
US$ 375
Monteverde
Rincón de la Vieja
US$ 170
Monteverde
Liberia
US$ 140
Monteverde
Liberia Airport
US$ 150
Monteverde
Mal País (via ferry)
US$ 250
Monteverde
Montezuma
US$ 250
Monteverde
Volcán Poas
US$ 250
Monteverde
Punta Islita
US$ 180
Monteverde
Dominical
US$ 240
Monteverde
Uvita
US$ 250

*  The above prices are established for one to five passengers.


Van with A/C-pick up time at your convenience.
Price to and from other destinations upon request: info@arcoirislodge.com





How to get to Monteverde by Public Bus?

San Jose

The public bus leaves San Jose at 6:30 am and 2:30 pm. The bus stop is called Monteverde-Tilaran. Every taxi driver knows the bus stations. The ride takes an average of 5 hours and costs just under $ 5. The bus makes a 15-minute pit stop just after Sardinal before finishing the winding road up to Monteverde. Keep an eye on your luggage!

Puntarenas

There are 2 bus routes coming from Puntarenas to Monteverde. One public bus leaves Puntarenas at 2:15 pm and goes via Lagartos. The other departs a little earlier and goes via Las Juntas.



 

Arco Iris Lodge

Apartado (P.O. Box) 003-5655
Santa Elena de Monteverde
Costa Rica

email.  arcoiris@racsa.co.cr  |  info@arcoirislodge.com
tel.  (+506) 2645 50 67
fax.  (+506) 2645 50 22