Last updated on January 9th, 2023 at 11:02 pm
How To Get From Montezuma To Santa Teresa – You can go by bus, van, taxi and private transfer. The distance from Montezuma to Santa Teresa is 20 kilometers. Click here to book online Costa Rica activities and Day Trips
The travel time from Montezuma to Santa Teresa is around 30 minutes by car. The taxi fare from Montezuma to Santa Teresa is around $20 USD. Read here how to get from Santa Teresa to Montezuma the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From Montezuma to Santa Teresa Beach?
The cheapest way from Montezuma to Santa Teresa is by bus for $4 USD. If you go by bus the travel time will be around 2 hours and 20 minutes.
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WHERE TO STAY IN SANTA TERESA
There are dormitory rooms where you can rent the bed for as low as $8-10 USD a night if you want the cheapest option in Santa Teresa. A double room hostel can cost up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels cost more or less $80 USD a night.
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HOW TO GET FROM MONTEZUMA TO SANTA TERESA
BUS SCHEDULE FROM MONTEZUMA TO SANTA TERESA (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Montezuma to Santa Teresa is by bus. First you will have to ride a local bus from Montezuma to Cobano (Transportes Cobano) where the buses are leaving to Santa Teresa. The travel time is around 40 minutes and the bus fare is $2 USD each bus.
The Transportes Cobano Bus from Montezuma to Cobano is leaving a few times per day. The bus schedule from Montezuma to Cobano is starting at 6 30 am, 8 am, 10 30 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 6 pm and 9 pm (not a fixed schedule make sure you check it out in advance).
Later you will ride another bus from Cobano to Santa Teresa 40 minutes ride and $2 USD fare. The bus schedule from Cobano to Santa Teresa is starting from 4 45 am, 6 am, 7 am, 8 45 am, 10 45 am, 12 noon, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm and 8 45 pm. Check here Transportes Cobano schedule and route!
The total bus fare from Monezuma to Santa Teresa (2 buses) is around $4 USD. The total travel time will be from 2 hours and 30 minutes to 3 hours depending on the waiting time that you have at Cobano Bus Terminal.
TAXI FROM MONTEZUMA TO SANTA TERESA
If you go from Montezuma to Santa Teresa by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Montezuma to Santa Teresa Beach is around 30 minutes.
The taxi fare from Montezuma to Santa Teresa is around $20-30 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER FROM MONTEZUMA TO SANTA TERESA
Uber App can be useful for traveling around Costa Rica but they have similar fares to taxis. You can expect going from Montezuma to Santa Teresa around $20-30 USD depending on the traffic or time of the day.
CAR RENTAL AT MONTEZUMA
There are many options for renting a car in Montezuma. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Santa Teresa or if you would love to move around. It will take you 30 minutes to get from Montezuma to Santa Teresa in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in for $30 USD per day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM MONTEZUMA TO SANTA TERESA
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort. Prices are around $40 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be 10 USD per person.
BEST WAY FROM MONTEZUMA TO SANTA TERESA
The best way from Montezuma to Santa Teresa is by bus if you go on a budget for a total of 2-3 hours travel time. You will pay around $4 USD.
If you wish more comfort taxi, Uber or private transportation from Montezuma to Santa Teresa is around $20-30 USD and 30 minutes travel time.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN SANTA TERESA
There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $8 USD a night if you want the cheapest option. AirBnb are also available, mostly for about $20-25 USD a night. Double-room hostels can cost up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels cost more or less $80 USD a night.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN COSTA RICA
Breakfast will be the cheapest meal of the day and you can load up on Gallo Pinto, tortillas, eggs, fried plantains and some fresh fruit too for around $3-4 USD per person. At lunch you might want a chicken sandwich for $8-10 USD salad, burger and pizza with a fresh fruit drink for $3 USD.
You can have a budget of $15-20 USD a day and it can already get you more than enough decent meals. Costa Rica is a little bit pricey compared to other countries like Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua in Central America.
BEST TIME TO VISIT COSTA RICA
In Costa Rica their summer (December to April), there are fewer rains than normal. In their winter (May to November), the rains are almost non-stop. For most tourists best time to visit Costa Rica is from December to April because of easier transport.
CASH AND ATMS IN COSTA RICA
The currency of Costa Rica is called Colòn and as of now, $1 USD is worth 600 Colòn. Do not exchange your currency at the airport because you’ll get less than what you’ll get with the city’s exchange. Anyway if you are bringing USD you can use them while traveling around Costa Rica no need to exchange them.
Bank or debit cards in an ATM are the recommended way to access your funds while traveling in Costa Rica. Know real-time currency exchange here!
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