Renting a car in Costa Rica is a convenient way to travel the country. This way, you can control your time and itinerary…no worries about timings! This Costa Rica map with cities shows where are located the main car rental offices in the country.
Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), technically located in Alajuela, is the main airport in Costa Rica, and the one that feeds the capital of San José and the Greater Metropolitan Area. It has both international and domestic terminals and was expanded recently to support the millions of passengers coming in from flights from main cities in the US, Canada, Europe and Latin America. This gateway allows for a central location from which to explore the Central Valley, and a convenient starting off point for your Costa Rican getaway.
The Tobias Bolanos Airport in Pavas (SYQ), San Jose, services many domestic destinations within Costa Rica, as well as flights to neighboring countries of Panama and Nicaragua.
Bahia Drake or Drake Bay airport (DRK) serves the Northern side of the Osa Peninsula.
Palmar Sur (PMZ) domestic airport is strategically located in the Osa Peninsula, to travel up the coast to the towns of Ojochal, Uvita and Dominical. You can also boat through the Sierpe River to Drake Bay or the Cano Island Biological Reserve.