From San Jose you can take a direct flight to Drake Bay, once in Drake Bay you have to take a collective taxi, which will let you in the hotel entrance.
Once you arrive in Palmar Sur, you will need to take a taxi through the banana plantations to the town of Sierpe. The taxi will leave you at the dock from which point you will take a boat the rest of the way to Drake's Bay. The boat winds down the stunning Sierpe River, through a narrow canal of mangrove trees, past the legendary Violin Island, finally arriving one hour later in Drake's Bay.
A less expensive way to travel would be to arrive from San Jose to Palmar Norte by bus (TRACOPA) and takes about 6 hours, take the bus leaving at 5:00 a.m is needed to arrive in the same day. Arriving in Palmar Norte by 11:00 a.m, you need to take a taxi to Sierpe it take´s 20 minutes more or less. Once in Sierpe you take the collective boat to Drake Bay.
RENT A CAR
Finally, if you have a 4x4 vehicle, you can arrive by land from December to April . It would be a good idea to verify that the road is open, before setting out. Enter through Chacarita, pass through Rincon de Osa, and then through Rancho Quemado, arriving finally in Drake's Bay.
In the rainy season you can drive to Sierpe and from there take the collective boat leaving around 11:30 a.m, in Sierpe there are a few parking places.