BY BOAT: This is the best way to get Drake, specially during rainy season. The boats leave from Sierpe at 11:30 (15$/p) and at 15:30 (20$/p). It's not necessary to book in advance. . If you have a car, you can park it in the Restaurant "Las Vegas" ($6 per day). From Drake boats leave at 7:15 (15$) and at 14:30 (20$).

BY CAR: The road to Drake Bay is passable by 4x4 car, however it is very important to remember that no car rental company covers any damage caused by crossing rivers (cross about 4). Call one or two days in advance in order to know the weather conditions and river levels (especially in rainy season).

BY BUS:  It's possible to get Palmar Norte by bus and from there to Sierpe take a collective taxi. The best route to get here from San José is by Costanera road with Tracopa company ( The trip from San José to Palmar takes about 5h.

BY PLANE: There are 2 companies: and Taxi from the airport 10$/p.

SHUTLE:  In high season sometimes is possible to get Sierpe from San José, Quepos, Manuel Antonio or Uvita by collective taxi. Contact directly with the taxi driver: