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Getting to Kinkara Luxury Retreat

Kinkara Luxury Retreat is located in the breezy foothills of Costa Rica's Talamanca mountain range, with an elevation of 3,000ft (915m) above sea level. We are conveniently located 20 minutes from San Isidro del General, the largest city in Costa Rica's southern zone, and positioned just southwest of Cerro Chirripó, Costa Rica's highest mountain.

Reaching Kinkara Luxury Retreat is easy. There are 3 ways to get here, each of which is detailed below. If you would like assistance with your domestic travel arrangements including ground transfers and flights to and from Kinkara Luxury Retreat, we are happy to help - just ask us.

Fly to Kinkara Luxury Retreat

Kinkara Luxury Retreat can be reached by a private charter flight directly to or from our on-property airstrip from one of Costa Rica's international airports - Juan Santamaria Airport (35 mins) or Liberia International Airport (1 hour). We'll greet you with a refreshing beverage and a cool towel.

Kinkara is also a short 25-minute ground transfer from the San Isidro Airfield (additional fees apply for ground transfer). Charter flights may also be arranged to and from the SI Airfield.  Depending on seasonality, commercial flights may also be available. Flights are 35 minutes long, carbon-neutral and operated by Sansa Airlines when available.

Arrange a private Driver

Allow us to arrange a private shuttle service for you (additional fee applies). We'll meet you at Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO), Liberia International Airport (LIR), or from anywhere else in Costa Rica and bring you directly to the retreat. You'll travel in an air-conditioned vehicle with complimentary snacks and water, and your driver will be happy to make stops along the way for bathroom breaks and photo opportunities.

Drive to Kinkara Luxury Retreat

If you wish to arrive at your own pace, we can help you rent a car and provide you with detailed driving instructions to reach Kinkara Luxury Retreat - just ask us. From San José the drive is approximately 4.5 hours and highways are safe, scenic and well-maintained. Download our driving directions here.
Kinkara Luxury Retreat
50m norte Pulperia La Valencia, Santa Elena, San Isidro de El General
Costa Rica 11902
Tel. +(506) 7287-8759