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From Alajuela


Start at Alajuela's airport and drive to San Jose (The shorter Green Road is Closer, but easier to get lost on).

So lets take the longer road. Once on La Sabana, you keep on driving till you hit the National Gimnasium and  there you turn RIGHT, like you are going to Escazu or Santa Ana.

From there on follow signs to Caldero-Barranca-Pan American Highway (HWY 1) until you reach Las Juntas (Shell Gas Station).

Turn left on Highway 18, go over bridge until you reach Nicoya Hwy 21. THere take HWY 160 towards Santa Curz-Veintisiete de Abril-Paraiso. HWY 160 will take you to Avellanas.

From Liberia

Coming out of the airport turn Right on Hwy 21 towards Santa Cruz. Before arriving in the town of Santa Cruz turn Right at the bridge like you are going to Tamarindo-Junquillal-Avellanas.

Follow Hwy 160 to Veintisiete de Abril.

After bridge turn Left going toward Paraiso.

At Paraiso turn Right like you were going to Playa Negra and follow through until you get to Avellanas.


Bus Pinilla:

Leaves / Sale de Santa Cruz (Mercado Central):



Leaves / Sale de Pinilla:




Approximately $25-$30 from Santa Cruz - As of June 9th 2012


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