Maquenque Eco Lodge

How to get there

Maquenque Eco-Lodge is located in Cutris district, though you have to arrive from Boca Tapada of Pital, San Carlos, in the northern zone of Costa Rica, just 15 km from the Nicaraguan border.
To arrive at the lodge by car, you must cross the San Carlos River in our private ferry.
We offer several transport options to go to or from Maquenque Eco-Lodge.

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Note: Google maps does not show the gray part of the map below, we already request Google to include it on their maps but it will take some time before it starts showing the whole route, mean while we suggest use Waze app to get faster to our hotel.

Our parking lot GPS coordinates: N10 40.931 W84 12.315 41 m.s.n.m. (WGS84).

Public bus:
——— Option 1 ———
San José to Ciudad Quesada
Departures: 4:30am, 11:00am
Travel time: 3 hours
Rate: ¢ 1860 (This price may have change)

Ciudad Quesada to Pital
Departures: 7:00am, 7:30am, 8:00am, 8:30am, each 30 minutes
Travel time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Rate: ¢710 (This price may have change)

Pital to Boca tapada
Departs: 9:30am y 4:30pm
Return: 5:30am y 12:30pm
Travel time: 2 hours
Rate ¢ 2000 (This price may have change)

——— Option 2 ——–
San José to Pital
Departures: 7:40, 12:45, 14:00, 19:30
Return: 6:30, 7:30, 11:00,13:00, 17:00
Travel time: 4 hours
Rate: ¢ 1955 (This price may have change)

Pital to Boca Tapada
Departures: 9:30am and 4:30pm
Return: 5:30am and 12:30pm
Travel time: 2 hours
Rate: ¢ 2000 (This price may have change)


By private Transfer

If you just would like to enjoy the ride or rest on your way to our hotel our brother company Canoa Aventura can provide you with comfortable vans with air conditioned  and capacity for 7 passengers + luggage, for a private transfer quote please contact them to: