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La Fortuna Arenal to Santa Teresa Shuttle Bus

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Tropical Tours Shuttles: from La Fortuna Arenal to Santa Teresa we offer daily shared shuttle bus services and private minibus transportation. Price ranges to Santa Teresa beach starting at: $60 per person on shared shuttles departing at 05:30am and $280 per trip for a private minibus. It’s a 5 hour ride from La Fortuna Arenal in Costa Rica to Santa Teresa beach in Puntarenas, Costa Rica.

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  • Hostel Dos Monos
  • Tropical Pasta
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La Fortuna Arenal to Santa Teresa options and details

Shared Shuttle from La Fortuna Arenal to Santa Teresa details:

  • Bus departure time from La Fortuna: 05:30am
  • Departure place: at your location (hotel, hostel or house in La fortuna in Alajuela).
  • Bus arrival time at Santa Teresa area: 01:30pm
  • Trip estimate duration: 5 hours
  • Shuttle service frequency: daily service
  • Normally this service is provided on a 10 to 15 passenger minibus
  • Price per person: $60
  • Includes ferry fees

Additional information:

  • This service is sometimes operated by third party companies. (Normally our vehicles are branded with the Tropical Tours Shuttles logo).
  • Bus stops are provided along the way on specific locations.
  • Our door to door minibus shuttle service will take you safe and directly from La fortuna to Santa Teresa beach, Costa Rica.
  • Remember that surfboards are allowed at no extra charge in our minibuses.
  • We set a departing time for each destination, however the minibus has to go through the town picking everyone up and that takes a few extra minutes.
  • Costa Rica is a beautiful country, but the infrastructure is uncertain and our geography doesn’t help either, that’s why in some sections of the route you will have to go through bumpy and dusty roads on your way to Santa Teresa.

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Private Shuttle from La Fortuna Arenal to Santa Teresa details:

  • You choose the departure time from La Fortuna Arenal area
  • Departure place: at your location (hotel, hostel or house in La fortuna in Alajuela).
  • Trip estimate duration: 5 hours
  • Shuttle service includes your private driver
  • Normally this service is provided on a 10 to 15 passenger minibus if you are more than 15 people we can also provide a larger vehicle
  • Price for one way is: $280 without ferry transhipment (another bus wait for you) and $350 with ferry transhipment (bus inside de ferry)

Additional information:

  • Bus stops are provided along the way in case you need it.
  • Our minibuses can carry up to 10 persons, however after 6 persons there is an extra charge of $20 per person.
  • Tropical Tours Shuttles will pick you up at any time with the private shuttle service, just make your reservation 24 hours before departure and we will meet you at the established time. Please note that pickups between 9:00pm and 6:00am will have an extra charge of $20 due to the time.

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  • Where are we?

    Our main office is in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica in front of the National Bank on the Nicoya Peninsula. View Map

  • Phone
    Office: +506 2640 1900
    Office: +506 2640 0811
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    Mobile: +506 8890 9197
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