From San Jose, Costa Rica
If you are coming from San Jose, take Pan Am Hwy 1 west past the airport. From Alajuela continue on the road heading towards Atenas and S. Mateo. From S. Mateo take the road heading South towards Jaco and Quepos. Just before you reach Quepos there will be a fork like intersection. Turn left towards Playa Dominical. When you reach the first intersection take a left turn (you will see a gas station on your right). Drive 6.2 kms to another fork. (You will have driven through a small town called Naranjito.) Take a left turn at the next fork and drive for another 3.9 kms. Villa Vanilla is going to be on the left side of the road (the town is called Villanueva).
From Quepos Center
Quepos center take the paved road towards the hospital and airport, at the “la Managua: gasoline station intersection, continue straight east, towards the mountains on the gravel road. After 6 kms you will pass through the town of Naranjito and continue one km more until you arrive at a “Y” intersection at which point you stay left. You continue for another 5 km arriving to your destination which is on your left with a colorful sign reading VILLA VANILLA. Farm signs are placed at both intersections.
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