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Quepos La Managua Airport (XQP)
Quepos La Managua Airport is located approximately 5 km (3.1 miles) from Quepos. It services Nature Air and Sansa airlines, with flights to and from Palmar Sur, Puerto Jiménez, and San José. Taxis line up outside the terminal. The taxi ride from the airport into Quepos takes approximately 20 minutes. Most local hotels also provide…
Tobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ)
The closest international airport is called Tobías Bolaños International Airport and is situated about 130-140km from Quepos, basically next to San José. Aerobell, CarmonAir and Taxiaereo offer daily charter services from this airport.
Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría (SJO)
Even thought it's not the closest airport to Quepos, you are most likely going to enter Costa Rica via the Juan Santamaría International (SJO) airport is located about 17 km northwest of the San Josécity centre. Right outside the entrance, you will find local shuttle buses that take you downtown. The journey from the airport…
Passport / Visa
Citizens of the European Union as well as Australia, New Zealand, North America, and most countries in South America do not require a visa to visit Costa Rica. Visitors with a valid, multiple-entry visa or residence permit issued by any country of the European Union, Canada or the United States can also visit without a…
Best Time to Visit
Costa Rica offers warm weather all year round with an average annual temperature of about 29 C (85 F) on the coasts and 26 C (80 F) in the countryside and in the mountains. While the air temperature is always pleasant, one thing to keep in mind is the amount of rain. Mid-December to April…
Quepos is one hour behind Eastern Standard Time (EST) zone. It is six hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT–6). Daylight Saving Time is not observed in Costa Rica.
There are two types of public buses, direct and 'collective'. The direct bus goes straight from Quepos to Manuel Antonio and the 'collective' stops along the way for pick up/drop off. Usually it leaves every 30 minutes, but after 5 or 6 pm it is once an hour.
Taxi service is readily available in Quepos. While all taxis have meters, negotiate the taxi fare before entering the taxi. In Quepos, you can find a ride at the taxi stand south of the market. Uber operates in the Puntarenas Province, though there aren't very many cars operating there.
Pharmacy La Economica has two locations in Quepos: in front of Quepos Bus Station and East of Banco Costa Rica.
UK and other european countries Exit Code: 00 US, Canada and Caribbean countries Exit code: 011 Australia Exit Code: 0011 Country code for Costa Rica: 506