Cabo Blanco is situated in Cabuya in the southern tip of Nicoya Peninsula, in the central Pacific Zone.
From San Jose it is possible to arrive:
By Air From the main international airport to the airstrip in Tambor. From here it is a scenic 37 Km drive passing through Cobano and Montezuma.
By Land If you are travelling by car, take the main road (Panamerican) to Puntarenas where you catch the ferry to Paquera. The crossing takes about and hour and the views are spectacular. From here follow the signs to Tambor, Cobano, Montezuma and on to Cabuya.
The direct bus from San Jose to Puntarenas leaves the Coca Cola bus station in San Jose twice daily connecting with the ferry to Paquera, the journey takes approx 5.5 hours.
Once in Paquera, there is a connecting bus service to Montezuma. A mini bus service or private taxi take you the remaining 7 Km to Cabuya and the park.
Ferry boat arriving at Paquera
Road Map of the Nicoya Peninsula (clik on image for bigger map)
Tambor air strip
Cabuya Ficus Tree Awarded
The huge centenial Ficus tree (Ficus citrifolia) located near the town of Cabuya has been awarded the "Exceptional Tree of the Year Award" for 2009 by the Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio).This tree has been the main landmark of Cabuya due to ...