Map & Directions

Need a ride? We can assist you with transfers from and to the airports in Liberia (60 minutes) and San Jose (approx. 5 hours), as well as the regional Tamarindo airport (45 minutes). You can write us at customerservice@sugar-beach.com for assistance with a car rental or other requests.

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From Liberia

When you exit the airport service road, take a right toward Sardinal/Filadelfia, and continue 29 km to the Belén intersection. At the Belén intersection, take a right toward Huacas, following signs to Hotel Sugar Beach, Tamarindo, Flamingo, Westin Reserva Conchal. Follow this road for 26 km, over a small mountain, and crossing through Huacas. Just after Huacas, take the first right following signs to Flamingo, Hotel Sugar Beach, Potrero, Las Catalinas.

Stay on this road for 9 km, passing through Brasilito. At the junction for Flamingo / Potrero, veer right onto the road toward Potrero (in front of Banco Nacional – ATM spot). Turn right at Hotel Bahía del Sol, and left at ‘La Perla’s”. When the road ends in a T intersection in front of Bahia Esmeralda, turn left into the town of Potrero. Drive past the soccer field, and turn right again. Drive uphill,taking a left where the road forks in two. Follow this road another 2.5 kilometers until you reach Hotel Sugar Beach. The last hill is a bit steep, but at the bottom you’ll find the entrance to the hotel on your left.

From San Jose

Take the Pan America Highway #1 north toward Naranjo, Grecia, Palmares, San Ramon, Puntarenas & Liberia. The highway is two-lane and very winding and hilly. Continue 120km (73 miles) to an intersection at the town of Limonal, where there is a big Shell gas station. Turn left here toward the Tempisque Bridge (Puente de la Amistad Costa Rica – Taiwan), following signs to Nicoya. Cross the bridge, and continue until you reach an intersection; turn right, following signs to Nicoya. Once at Nicoya, continue straight through, past Santa Cruz, until you reach Belén; turn left at the intersection (another gas station), following signs to Hotel Sugar Beach, Tamarindo, Westin Reserva Conchal and Flamingo. Follow the road for 26 km, over a small mountain, and crossing through Huacas. Just after Huacas, take the first right following signs to Flamingo, Hotel Sugar Beach, Potrero, Las Catalinas.

Stay on this road for 9 km, passing through Brasilito. At the junction for Flamingo / Potrero, veer right onto the road toward Potrero (in front of Banco Nacional – ATM spot). Turn right at Hotel Bahía del Sol, and left at ‘La Perla’s”. When the road ends in a T intersection in front of Bahia Esmeralda, turn left into the town of Potrero. Drive past the soccer field, and turn right again. Drive uphill,taking a left where the road forks in two. Follow this road another 2.5 kilometers until you reach Hotel Sugar Beach. The last hill is a bit steep, but at the bottom you’ll find the entrance to the hotel on your left.

Photo credit: Sugar Beach guest, Chris Archer