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    Driving from Guanacaste - Puntarenas over Panamerican Highway (CR 1) to Margarita's Airport Hotel
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    Driving from Guanacaste - Puntarenas over Panamerican Highway (CR 1)
    to Margarita's Airport Hotel in La Garita de Alajuela
    Our GPS location: North +10 0' 16.24"   West -84 16' 19.64"
    1. Coming from the north over the Panamerican Highway (Costa Rica
       Highway 1) you see about 11 km before San Jose Airport at your
       right-hand side a sign to 'Poas Volcano'. Slow down after this sign
       and stay in the right-hand lane when the Panamerican Highway
       becomes a 4-lane highway
       Exit here the highway at your right-hand side. During exiting you 
       will see in front and left of you the RECOPE gasoline tanks.
       At the end of the exit ramp turn RIGHT direction Alajuela
       Now you pass the bridge across the Panamerican Highway.
       Point 4 on map below  
       From here it's only 5 minutes to our Hotel
       Continue to follow this Highway 3 direction Alajuela
    2. After a few minutes you will see at the left our local zoo,, 300 feet more and you will see at the right our local 
       casino, Hotel-Spa Casino Martino.
       1 Minute after Hotel Martino you see at the right a big blue sign
       with white letters INCAE. Turn RIGHT at this sign.
       Point 5 on map below  
    3. After 300 meters you see at the left the green columns of the
       parking lot of the Santa Fe High School.
       Point 6 on map below  
       300 Meters further and you will see
       - at the left a private road with the sign 'Margarita'  Turn LEFT here
       - at the right the orange gate of 'Apartamentos Palma Real'
       Point 7 on map below  
    4. Opposite this orange gate you enter the private road to our Hotel
       After 150 meters you will see our black gate with red-white
       fluorescent stripes.
       Behind our gate you see the sign 'Margarita de La Garita'
       Point 8 on map below. Our entrance gate, you have arrived 
         Use your lights or use the intercom in the wall at the 
       left side of the gate.
       If you miss the orange gate or 'Margarita' sign, you can make a U-turn in
       front of the INCAE Business School, 100 meters further left.
       This road is a dead-end road anyhow.  It ends at INCAE
    5. Immediately after passing our gate you see the hotel at your right.
       Park your car next to the main building at the left.
       Our GPS location: +100'16.24" North, -8416'19.64" West