Getting around the southern zone, coming to and from Golfito, the Golfo Dulce, Panama, Rio Claro, Zancudo, Pavones, Matapalo, Puerto Jimenez and Paso Canoas can all be facilitated by reliable transport services. Rental cars and private arrangements with chauffeurs are popular options. Daily ferries, national flights with Sansa or Nature Air and the Tracopa Bus all arrive and depart on seasonal schedules. Private charter pilots and taxi boat captains are always on standby, at your disposal and sometimes provide the greatest convenience.
CLICK our GETTING_HERE page listing schedules for local transportation service providers including the daily ferry boats for Zancudo and Puerto Jimenez PLUS contact information for a few selected private taxi boat captains and drivers.
Traveling into new territory is always more fun and memorable when the experience allows for some immersion into both the culture and the 'LOCAL SCENE'. Our varied selection of Golfito, La Gamba, Puerto Jimenez, Matapalo, Pavones, Piedras Blancas National Park and Zancudo Beach accommodations strive to take travelers out of the chain hotels and "cookie cutter" establishments, inviting them to be hosted in a more "Pura Vida" style. From economical guest rooms to fully furnished cozy vacation homes along the marina front ... to beautiful rainforest lodges, tree houses and quaint beach cabinas ... our choices for your holiday in Costa Rica's pristine southern zone and harbor towns promise you comfort, a great value and a warm, personal experience with attentive services by local hosts and staff who take certain pride in making sure your stay will be a great experience in true hospitality. To see these special selections and other suggestions for lodging and Golfito hotels