How To Find Us
Many ways to arrive

How To Find Us
Many ways to arrive

Directions

The Paraiso Suizo is located in Playa Negra, on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, on the western side of the Nicoya Peninsula. The distance to Tamarindo Airport is about 30 miles up the drive to the International Airport in Liberia takes about one and a half hours. Via San Jose it takes around 4 hours.

There are different routes to take to reach paradise. See below for routes by plane, car and bus.

By Airplane


Via Liberia
If you plan to fly into the airport in Liberia you can take a taxi or rental car. The trip is about 85 kilometers. For driving directions, see details below.

Via Tamarindo
The local carrier SANSA flies several times a day to Tamarindo, which is only 30 kilometers North of Playa Negra. Their telephone numbers are 2233-0397 or 2233-3258. After the flight, the taxi ride to Playa Negra takes approximately half an hour. For driving directions, see details below.

By Car From San Jose


You drive from San José first along the famous main Pan-American Highway north towards Puntarenas on the Tempisque Bridge (Puente de la Amistad). The details can be found in the Directions.

Route 1:
Friendship Bridge:
(4 hr drive)

Pass the village Limonal after the big Shell petrol station and turn left. The road leads directly to the friendship bridge (Puente de la Amistad). After the bridge it's about 20 minutes to the end of the road you turn right towards Nicoya. Follow the signs to Santa Cruz. On the outskirts of Santa Cruz, after the traffic lights, you'll go over a metal bridge and then turn immediately left down the road to Junquillal. Follow the road 18km until you reach another metal bridge. In 200 meters turn left to Junquillal. After another 200 meters, turn right. Continue on to the village of Paraiso. After the football field turn right and in 5km you be in the village of Playa Negra. Drive 300 meters up to a painted cow on the right side of the road and turn in. Drive 100 meters more you can see our Paraiso Suizo.

Route 2:
Via Liberia
(1.5 hr drive)

Exit the Liberia airport and turn right towards Santa Cruz. Just before entering the town of Santa Cruz, in front of the metal bridge, turn right. Follow the road 18km until you reach another metal bridge. In 200 meters turn left to Junquillal. After another 200 meters, turn right. Continue on to the village of Paraiso. After the football field turn right and in 5km you be in the village of Playa Negra. Drive 300 meters up to a painted cow on the right side of the road and turn in. Drive 100 meters more you can see our Paraiso Suizo.

By Bus


Two local carriers operate buses that will take you to Santa Cruz every day of the week, departing almost every hour: TRALAPA and ALFARO. The trip to Santa Cruz takes approximately 5 hours. The telephone numbers for ALFARO are 2222-2750 or 2223-8289 and for TRALAPA 2221-7202.

Once you get to Santa Cruz, you can take a taxicab to Playa Negra-Swiss Paradise, which will take 45 minutes. There is one TRALAPA bus that leaves San José at 2pm, and with only one change of buses in Santa Cruz, they will then take you to Playa Negra - Swiss Paradise.

Sign to Paraiso Suizo

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