Finca Estrella, Car Rental, Costa RicaFinca Estrella


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Many airlines fly to the capital, San Jose. From there you can either:
1)      Take a local flight to Golfito with Sansa or Nature Air . Flights are around $90 and you can enjoy the stunning descent into the beautiful airstrip at Golfito. From there you can rent a car from Solid Car Rental or grab a taxi (about $70) for the hour ride to Finca Estrella. 
From Golfito airstrip follow the road through the town (there is only one) and stock up with groceries either at Megasuper or Pearson .  After shopping, continue for about 10 minutes until you see the sign on your right for the turning to Playa Pavones. Take this right turn at the Salon Rodeo bar. After another 5 minutes you will cross the river Coto on the new bridge. From there follow the signs towards Playa Pavones. You will turn right at Conte (don’t blink or you’ll miss it) with its supermarket on the right and bar on the left. About 2 km out of Conte the road will split and you will take the left turn towards Playa Pavones. After about 8 km you will see a bright yellow sign on your left for Finca Estrella. If you pass the tiny Escuela Cuervito (Cuervito school) on your right you have gone 100m too far so turn round. Take this turning signposted to Finca Estrella. Casa Amarilla is the bright yellow house 2.4 km up the road.  You will pass Casa del Sol (on left), Casa Roja (on left) and Casa Madera (on right) as you drive.
2)      Or rent a car in San Jose (there are many agencies to choose from but the cheapest seems to be renta4x4incostarica  see a bit of the country on the way down. Either take the new coast road, Highway 34 The Costanera, (about 6 hours to Finca Estrella) or enjoy the mountain road, Highway 2 The InterAmericana, (about 8 hours). Get a good map from the car hire agency and make your way to Rio Claro de Golfito in the south, close to Golfito.
Once in the centre of Rio Claro take the right signposted to Golfito and you can also fill up with gas at the gas station and groceries at the grocery stores. After about 10 minutes you will take a steep descent and there will be a sharp left turn signposted to Playa Pavones at the Salon Rodeo bar. (If you reach Golfito you have gone too far. Turn round and follow the directions above). Follow the road and after about 5 minutes you will cross the river Coto on the new bridge. From there follow the directions as above.


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