How to arrive to Turu Ba Ri Park from Central Pacific:
How to arrive to Turu Ba Ri Park if you are coming from Manuel Antonio, Jaco, Puntarenas or Guanacaste.
Turu Ba Ri Tropical Park is located in the province of San Jose, but just 24 miles (30 km) from Central Pacific beaches. If you take the new highwa to San Jose (San Jose – Caldera), you will enjoy a gorgeous ride. If you’re coming from the Central Pacific area, we’re located just 6 miles from Orotina, 22 miles from Caldera, 28 miles from Puntarenas and 31 miles from Jaco. Access routes
From Jaco (45 minutes), Herradura (40 minutes) or Quepos (1.5 hours):
You take the new road that goes to San Jose (San Jose -Caldera Highway) and once you arrive to Orotina you exit on the on the road that goes to Orotina & Tigre like this picture:
Then you make a right to “tigre” since this road actually take you Turubares, where Turu Ba Ri Park is located. From this point you are 10 minutes to the Park
|From this point you are about 10 minutes to the park, just keep on the road. Is all paved, no 4×4 is needed.|
FAQ´s about Jaco Beach
Jacó Beach A large tourist center in Garabito Canton. A straight 4 km. Long beach with open sea, strong surf and yellowish gray sand throuthout. On both ends there are rocky promentories with heavy vegetation mixed with buidings. Ideal for sunning, bathing, hiking, beach games and water sports. Care should be taken when bathing in the central portion.
FAQ About Puntarenas
Puntarenas is a province of Costa Rica. It is located in the western part of the country, covering most of Costa Rica’s Pacific Ocean coast, and it is the largest province in Costa Rica. Clockwise from the northwest it borders on the provinces Guanacaste, Alajuela, San José and Limón, and the neighbouring country of Panama.
The capital is Puntarenas. The province covers an area of 11266 square kilometres (4,350 sq mi), and has a population of 357,483 (2000). It is subdivided into 11 cantons. For administrative purposes, the island Isla del Coco, 500 kilometres (310 mi) offshore in the Pacific Ocean, is considered a part of this province.
Puntarenas is the largest province . The principal attractions are on the Pacific coast itself. The islands located in the Gulf of Nicoya are within the boundaries of this province as well as part of the Tilaran and Talamanca Mountain Ranges. Port Caldera, located 16 km south of the city of Puntarenas has become the most important port of call for some of the major cruise liners.
The geografic coordenates of Puntarenas is 09 11’05″ latitude north and 83 59’52″ longituded west. It’s width is the most of three hundred and forty kilometers, in a northwest to southeast direction, wich goes from Punta Flor, in the Isle of Chira, Gulf of Nicoya to El Salto, in Punta Burica , that is the international limit with the Republic of Panamá, in Golfito.
FAQ’s about Manuel Antonio:
Manuel Antonio National Park: One of the most popular parks in the country, Manuel Antonio contains a charming combination of rain forest, beaches and coral reefs. This beaches are some of the most beautiful in the country, lined with lush forest, and the snorkeling is excellent too. The forest is home for sloths, iguanas, the rare and adorable squirrel monkeys and millions of colorful little crabs. And the trail that winds around Punta Catedral affords some spectacular views. The park is easy to reach, south of the town of Quepos, and is near a good selection of hotels and restaurants