You can ride in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus with Gray Line, connecting San José, Liberia, Playa Flamingo, Playa Conchal, Playa Potrero, Playa Brasilito, Playa Hermosa, Playas del Coco, Ocotal, Tamarindo, Rincón de la Vieja, and Playa Langosta. The Gray Line bus from San José to Liberia and Tamarindo begins picking up passengers from hotels daily around 8:45 am. The return bus leaves the Tamarindo and Flamingo areas around 8:40 am and 4 pm. Interbus has door-to-door minivan shuttle service from San José to all the major beach hotels (in Papagayo, Flamingo, Tamarindo, Coco, Ocotal, Nicoya, and Sámara). Fares range from $42 to $57 per person. Reserve 48 hours in advance to guarantee a seat.
Gray Line. 2220–2126; www.graylinecostarica.com.
Interbus. 4100–0888; www.interbusonline.com.