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  1. Our location on Google Maps and Google Earth
  2. Print this page and show our address to your (Airport) taxi driver (Spanish text)
  3. Open this map to see the driving directions (opens in new Window)
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  5. Driving by (rental) car from San Jose Airport to Airport Hotel San Jose

    IMPORTANT: Avoid taxis with Official Airport Taxi logo unless they accept the correct price.
    Only use taxis with these letter combinations on their license plate:

    Tip: Print this description before your departure to Costa Rica
         Also print our address for the taxi driver (Point 2 above)
    Our GPS location: +100'16.24" North, -8416'19.64" West
    1. After the passport control you walk to the baggage claim area.  
       Upon entering this area you see in the corner a shop where
       arriving passengers can buy taxfree liquors,  wines and cigarettes. 
       Maximum 8 taxfree bottles per adult person.
       As soon as you have collected your luggage and your luggage is scanned for
       fruit and vegetables, you pass the rental car desks and you reach the exit.
    2. In front of the exit you see a big glass window.
       Behind this window people are waiting for arriving passengers.
       Turn LEFT before this window and taxi drivers of the orange taxis
       will be waiting.  Show them the paper you have printed from here
       If they want more than the price listed on this paper, pass the police post
       and you will find many more taxi drivers willing to help you.
    3. Show any driver the address below or the page you printed (Point 2 above)
          Aeropuerto - INCAE via Barrio San Jose
          Margarita de La Garita Hotel (Cabinas)
          200 METROS ANTES DEL 'INCAE'
        - Entrada calle privada mano izquierda
          (Margarita) en frente de porton anaranjado
          de 'Apartamentos Palma Real'
          (300 metros despues de Escuela Santa Fe)
        - Porton al lado izquierda al final
    4. Follow the taxi driver with your luggage to his taxi. 
       Tell the driver to bring the taxi to the curbside.
    5. Put your luggage in the trunk, not on the back seat unless someone will
       be sitting on the back seat too.
    6. Tell the driver you want to 'INCAE via Barrio San Jose'
       All taxi drivers know the world-famous INCAE Business School
       INCAE is located at the end of a dead-end road which is a side street
       of Costa Rica Highway 3.
    7. After about 10 minutes you reach the blue-white INCAE sign along highway 3
       300 Meters after the INCAE sign you see at the left the green columns of
       the parking lot of the Santa Fe High School.
       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'
    8. 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'
       Our entrance gate, you have arrived
       Use your lights or use the intercom in the wall at the 
       left side of the gate.
    10.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
    11.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