How to Get to Lapa Rios Lodge – Watch the Video

Despite our remote location, getting to Lapa Rios Lodge is easy.  We’re located in a 1,000-acre private rainforest reserve on the wild Osa Peninsula in the South Western part of Costa Rica – one of the most biodiverse places on Earth according to National Geographic.  There are 3 ways to get to Lapa Rios Lodge: Fly, Drive or take our Private Shuttle Service.

Watch our Video for more details on each


From San Jose, take a short 50-minute domestic flight with carbon neutral Sansa Airlines to the nearby town of Puerto Jimenez.  From here, we’ll pick you up and take you on a beautiful, albeit bumpy, ride through the rainforest to Lapa Rios.


The drive from San Jose to Lapa Rios will give you a great taste of our country and culture.  Highways are fully paved and safe.  The ride will be approximately 7 hours.

Private Shuttle

Leave the driving to us! We’re happy to arrange all private ground transport – just ask.

Lapa Rios Lodge - Off the Beaten Path

Join us off the beaten path – we can arrange all domestic transport for you

For more travel tips or to chat with us, visit our dedicated Getting Here page or contact us at  We’ll make sure your journey off the beaten path is 100% hassle-free – allow us to arrange all domestic transportation so you can sit back and enjoy the ride to wilderness.