San Jose to Playa Grande Guanacaste - Interbus

From San Jose downtown and from San Jose to Playa Grande Guanacaste we have Collective Shared Shuttles, Private Services.
We are including some Fantastic Videos of the area as well.

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Collective Shared Shuttle:

Shuttle Rate: $55 per person

Morning Departure: 8:10am

Afternoon Departure: 3:55pm

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Service Description: (Shuttle San Jose to Playa Grande)

Shared Collective Shuttles have 2 departures per day, in the morning and in the afternoon from San Jose to Playa Grande. This is a 4 hours drive from San Jose Airport area to Playa Grande. 30 minutes more if the pick up is from San Jose Downtown.

*** (this service operates with 2 passengers minimum for $55 per person)

 

Private VIP Service:

Private Service Rate: $265 for the service from 1 up to 6 passengers / 3.5 hrs drive

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Service Description: (Private Service San Jose to Playa Grande)

This is a private service with your own driver and own vehicle door to door. At the time of your election our driver will go to the location of your preference to pick you up from there you will be assisted. If needed we will stop in a restaurant, supermarket or drugstore.

Rate for the service, not person. from 1 up to 6 passengers. Rates vary depending on your drop off location and if the service is operated between 6pm and 6am.

 

 

Playa Grande & Costa Rica Videos

 
 


Other Popular Routes from San Jose:

San Jose to Manuel Antonio

San Jose to Jaco

San Jose to Nicoya

San Jose to Puerto Viejo

San Jose to Tamarindo

San Jose Monteverde

San Jose to Santa Teresa

San Jose to Montezuma

San Jose to Papagayo

 

Other Popular Routes from Playa Grande:

Playa Grande to San Jose Airport

Playa Grande to Manuel Antonio

Playa Grande to Jaco

Playa Grande to Playa Grande

Playa Grande to Playa Grande

Playa Grande to Monteverde

Playa Grande to Santa Teresa

Playa Grande to Montezuma

Playa Grande to Papagayo

 

PLAYA GRANDE : Snapshot

Playa Grande is a beach town on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica  just north of Tamarindo. Playa Grande is internationally popular as one of Costa Rica’s best surfing spots as well as being home to Parque Nacional Marino Las Baulas, a nesting ground of the largest marine reptile, the leatherback turtle.

Salinas is actually the name of the little town at Playa Grande, but this name is rarely used anymore. Playa Grande is populated with luxury homes and condos, Matos and Frijoles Loco surf shops, and boutique hotels, most of which have a restaurant on site. The hotels Indra Inn, Rip Jack Inn, La Marejada, Playa Grand Inn, BP Surf Hotel, Las Tortugas, and Park Hotel are all situated on the north end of the beach. The southern area of Playa Grande includes Hotel Bula Bula, Hotel Manglar, Villa Baula, Playa Grande Surf Camp, and La Cantarana. A micro mini-market can be found next to Kike's Place as well.

On the southern end of Playa Grande, Palm Beach Estates is a gated community  with its own amenities. Palm Beach has a small supermarket called Wil-Mart, restaurants and a couple hotels. It also has a panga dock that allows quick boat rides up and down the estuary so that one can reach Tamarindo in five minutes for shopping or other necessities. The Great Waltini's at Hotel Bula Bula is a nice restaurant for dinner with boat taxi service to Tamarindo. Cantarana is another good choice in Palm Beach.


Located along the north Pacific Coast in Guanacaste province, Playa Grande is a vital part of the Marino Las Baulas National Park. After being incorporated into the park in 1990, the beach has been open to the public, but remains a highly protected region because it is a nesting site of the leatherback turtles. The pristine shoreline and crystal blue waters of Playa Grande make this one of the most beautiful beaches in Guanacaste.

Leatherback Turtles
This beach is only accessible during the day because it is patrolled by police after 6 p.m. to help protect the nesting sites of leatherback turtles. Between October and May, turtles come ashore to lay their eggs during the night. Playa Grande is considered to be the most important nesting site of these turtles, and locals take pride in protecting this land for these massive creatures. As the largest of the sea turtles, leatherbacks can grow to be seven feet long and weigh up to 700 kilograms! Travelers wanting to catch a glimpse of these shy creatures can attend a tour from Playa Grande to Tamarindo.

Surfing in Playa Grande  
Playa Grande is often visited for its excellent surfing conditions along the main beach, which has long attracted surfers from across the globe. Playa Grande's waves are accessible to surfers of all skill levels - anyone from a first-time rider to a pro can hit the waves here. The surf breaks are consistent and moderate, and this beach is much less crowded than neighboring Tamarindo. It is best for beginners to surf during the lower tides when there are less surfers and the waves are much smaller. This beach gets a south swell year-round, with a better chance of catching bigger swells between March and November. With perfectly warm waters throughout the year, there's no better place than Playa Grande to catch the perfect wave.

Local Activities
Although the waters may be perfect for surfing, the tough currents and steep sea bottom make it challenging for swimming. However, on the northern end of the beach, a small trail leads to Playa Ventanas, which has a beautiful beach and a tiny bay perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

The Rio Matapalo estuary is another great place to visit for bird watching and wildlife exploring. The mangrove jungle features 1,500 acres of tiny islands and narrow waterways. Travelers can kayak through this area for a relaxing afternoon excursion.

Nearby Attractions
Playa Grande is just across the estuary from Tamarindo, one of the most popular beaches for surfers and travelers along the Pacific coast. Tamarindo is a lively surf town with many restaurants, bars and shopping amenities. If you're looking for a laid-back atmosphere but want access to a nearby town with plenty to do, Playa Grande may be the perfect place to stay. It's a beautiful 20 to 30 minute walk to this destination, but you have to cross the estuary to get there. It can be very dangerous to cross the estuary during high tide, so it may be best to take the 30 minute drive to Tamarindo unless it's low tide. There often are boat that will take you across the estuary for a small fee.

 

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