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Drive to Puerto Viejo

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Drive to Puerto Viejo

Hi. On google maps in shows two ways to get from drake bay to Puerto Viejo. One way is shorter by 1 1/2 hours and it is driving through panama. Is that safe are roads ok? Or should we just drive back around through San Jose?

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Province of Limon, Costa Rica
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San Jose Metro, Costa Rica
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1. Re: Drive to Puerto Viejo

You can't take a rental car across the border and google maps is very optimistic about driving times. Don't think you can or should do it in one day.

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2. Re: Drive to Puerto Viejo

Wow. Thanks so much! So that answers that! So what do you think is realistic travel time if we catch 7:15 boat out of drake bay. What time would we arrive in Puerto Viejo? Going the through San Jose route.

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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3. Re: Drive to Puerto Viejo

Don't go through San Jose. Go Drake- Dominical- Parez Zeledon - Pan Am to Cartago- Route 10 to 32 at Guapales and 32 to the Carib Sur. You can do it in one day, but why? Overnight in the Orosi Valley - The Green Heart of Costa Rica.

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