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HOW TO GET HERE: maps, driving & more

Drive times - approximate - to the Sanctuary. Traffic/construction/rain may add travel time. Due to road conditions, driving atfer dark not advised. From San Jose: 4 hrs 20 min. From Limon: 35 min. From Cahuita 15 min.MAPS: please scroll down for driving directions

From San José

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From Jaco

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From Tamarindo

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From Limon

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From Liberia

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  • Drive a rental car: GPS Latitude 9.799565   Longitude -82.915112
    Enter destination Aviarios del Caribe. For your safety, do not drive after dark.

FROM SAN JOSÉ AIRPORT

For your safety, do not drive after dark. If your flight arrives after 12PM, spend the night in San José, then drive here the next day.

FASTEST OPTION: Fly Sansa Airlines (2 flights daily at US$91 per person) to Limón, then take a taxi here.

Interbus: Route is Limon/Cahuita/Hone Creek/Puerto Viejo. Advise the driver that you are going to the Sloth Sanctuary (Sanctuario del Perezoso), and they will drop you at our gate.

EasyRide Shuttle: From San José Airport, take 6:30AM shuttle in the direction of Puerto Viejo. Advise the driver that you are going to the Sloth Sanctuary (Sanctuario del Perezosos), and they will drop you at our gate. US$59 per person. Contact them for details.


TAXI

Depending on our resources and time of day, we can call a taxi for you with about an hour of advance notice. Fares to Limón or Puerto Viejo are about US$35.


CONTACT INFO

Phone +506 2750 0775

  • If you find an injured or orphaned sloth or a baby sloth without its mother, please call +506 2750 0775 and provide the exact location & GPS coordinates where the sloth was discovered. Use your phone to screenshot the GPS coordinates. Call the police if you see someone trying to exploit a sloth for tourist photos.
  • Si encuentra un perezoso que requiere ser rescatado, es muy importante que nos indica su ubicación exacta. Se puede obtener la ubicación exacta tomando una captura de pantalla de las cardinales GPS desde su celular.

Insider’s Tour bookings: Tours@SlothSanctuary.com

Buttercup Inn & Insider’s Tour bookings: ButtercupInn@SlothSanctuary.com

Mailing addresses
Local:
PO Box 23-7302 • Cahuita • COSTA RICA
USA: PO Box 2141 • Winter Park FL 32790 • USA

General inquiries: Visit our FAQ