Manzanillo Getting There
San Jose to Manzanillo: $10.50; 12:00 p.m.; 5 hours. Departs from the intersection of Avenida 13 and Calle Central; Terminal del Caribe. Tel 2222-0610 / 2221-7990 / 2221-2596
Take Route 32 out of San Jose, driving through Braulio Carrillo National Park. Follow the signs to Guapiles, Siquirres and Limon/Puerto Limon. In Limon, turn south on Route 36, following signs to Cahuita and Puerto Viejo. From Puerto Viejo, follow signs to Manzanillo – the town lies nine miles south of Puerto Viejo.
Private transportation services are also available to the Puerto Viejo area. Air-conditioned, comfortable vans will pick you up at some of Costa Rica’s most important tourism locations, including Arenal, San Jose and Siquirres.