GPS Coordinates for Valle Escondido Preserve are: Latitude 10.30955, Longitude -84.81954.
The majority of our international guests arrive to Costa Rica after landing at Juan Santamaría Airport (SJO) in Alajuela, just outside the capitol of San José. The following therefore outlines transportation options from Alajuela and San José.
Driving: Most Flexible Option
Please see the Driving Directions page if you will be driving to Valle Escondido Preserve. If you need a rental car for your vacation in Costa Rica, we recommend:
Collective Shuttle: Most Convenient Option
Modern, air-conditioned comfortable shuttles that make daily trips between San José’s Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) and Monteverde.
Quality Transfers: Shuttle transfers from San José and Monteverde.
Schedules: 2:00 pm Rate: Adult $69 child: $52 Hours: 4.5 h
Interbus: Shuttle transport from San José to Monteverde.
First at 8:00 am Rate: Adult $50 Child $25 Hours: 4,5 h
Second at 2:00 pm Rate: Adult $45 Child: $22.5 Hours:4,5 h
Public Bus: Most Adventurous Option
Bus station to Monteverde is located in Terminal 7-10, Street 8 San José.
The schedules are at 6:30 AM and 2:30 PM
Rate: ₡3500 Hours: 4,5 h