Costa Rica

How to get to Star Mountain

Hotel Star Mountain is located in Mal Pais on the Pacific side of Costa Rica on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula.
We are 2 km uphill from the village and beach of Mal Pais, on the road to Cabuya, Montezuma and the Cabo Blanco National Park.

Our GPS Coordinates:

Latitude 9.607889
Longitude -85.123143
Cabo Blanco Map

By Car:

From San Jose, Monteverde or Arenal drive to the port town of Puntarenas to take the ferry to Paquera, across the Gulf of Nicoya.

From the northern areas of Costa Rica like Liberia or Tamarindo drive south via the town of Nicoya to Paquera.

From Paquera continue west through Tambor and Cobano until Mal Pais. At the Mal Pais /Santa Teresa intersection take a left into Mal Pais until you arrive at Mary’s restaurant. Right after Mary’s is the road to Cabuya to your left. Continue uphill through the jungle, crossing 2 creeks, and after 2km you see the Star Mountain entrance gate to your right. Please note that you need a 4WD for the roads in our area.

By Air:

Fly into Tambor airport, a 25 minute flight from San José. There are several daily flights with: » Sansa Airlines or » Nature Air. We can arrange for a taxi or rental car to pick you up at the airport and bring you to Star Mountain.