Shuttle San Juan del Sur to Tamarindo Beach

Smooth shuttle from San Juan del Sur to Tamarindo. Enjoy air conditioning, border assistance, and door-to-door service. Book now for a hassle-free journey! 🌴


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About this activity

This service offers a practical and convenient transportation option for travelers journeying from San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua to Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica. With departures available daily, it ensures flexibility and ease for crossing the border. Travelers begin their trip in San Juan del Sur, picked up directly from their hotels located in downtown (excluding hotels in Maderas Beach) at 6:00 AM.

During the journey, the shuttle makes a brief pit stop in Liberia for a van switch, providing an opportunity for a quick break. Border assistance is included, making the immigration process smooth and straightforward. Upon arrival at the Costa Rican border, a guide assists with exiting Nicaragua and entering Costa Rica, ensuring that all necessary procedures are followed.

One highlight of this service is its door-to-door convenience, with drop-offs available at various hotels and hostels around Tamarindo Beach by 12:00 PM. With amenities like air conditioning, travelers can expect a functional and efficient ride, all within an estimated duration of 6 hours.

Travelers need to bring a valid passport, proof of onward travel, and should be prepared for a $3 exit fee from Nicaragua. It’s also advisable to carry water and small snacks for the trip. This service is ideal for those seeking a reliable and straightforward way to travel between these two popular destinations.

Activity highlights
Type of activity

International Shared Shuttle


Every day

Start time

6:00 AM

Estimated duration (hrs.)

6.0 Hours

Door to door service?

Door to door

Departure locations

San Juan del Sur Nicaragua

Arrival locations

Tamarindo Beach Costa Rica


Air conditioning,Border Assistance

What to bring

Water,Small snacks

Luggage allowance

1 large bag or backpack and 1 carry on size per person.

Extra luggage policy

There is a $17 additional charge for each extra piece of luggage or surfboard bag. (SURF BOARDS UP TO 6 FT 5 IN.)

Pet policy

Not allowed

Cancellation policy

Changes or cancellations can be made up to 24 hours before departure

Required travel documents

Valid Passport,Proof of onward travel

Estimated border fees (Not included)

There is a $3 fee to exit Nicaragua.