Here’s some information to help you and your friends on your trip.

Flights

you can fly out of FLL or MIA to SJO, San Jose, Costa Rica. Flight is about 2.5 hours. Times and prices obviously vary.

Car Service

it’s about 3 hours and a $150 flat rate to drive to Quepos from SJO. Our friend Adrian has a van that can probably fit about 6 people.

Adrian in Costa Rica, Tours & Transportation
Call: 506 8 836 4007
adrianincostarica.com
Adrian@adrianincostarica.com
facebook.com/Adrian N CostaRica

Or Fly

There is also a small plane from SJO to Quepos and back if you don’t want to drive. It’s normally around $80-$100 per person. Sansa is the airline.

Hotels
The Hooker

The boat is at Marina Pez Vela, just a short cab ride to/from most hotels and restaurants.

Dining

some recommendations from a friend who has a charter boat there, Tranquilo

  • Sunset Restaurants – There are 4 restaurants at the marina that have great views listed in order of where my friend recommends.
  • Sports Bar @ the marina - Double Hook
  • Restaurant Mar Luna - Best Seafood in town with a beautiful sunset view. If you like blackened fish I highly recommend it at this restaurant. ALL the seafood is GREAT though! We took our snook there for them to cook, it was awesome!
  • Best Italian
    • Gondola - No view, but great food and house made limoncello
    • Victoria’s - The BEST pizza in Manuel Antonio
  • Restaurants with a theme and/or are MUST visits
    • El Lagarto - The food is cooked over burning embers. Very cool to watch, good food (I recommend the pork chops, shrimp, Chicken or Mahi Mahi) Beautiful view
    • El Avion - Awesome Airplane restaurant on the side of the mountain. Great view
    • Emilios - Beautiful view and EXCELLENT dessert! Even if you just stop in for dessert or for a dessert to go- A MUST
    • Agua Azul - Open for lunch and dinner. Great view and AMAZING food.
    • El Wagon - great brick oven pizza in a train car
  • Best breakfast
    • Milagro Cafe- no view but very good
    • Hotel Arenas del Mar- beautiful view, great food, and you typically see monkeys, sloths and other wild animals on their property. Highly recommend!

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