Hotel El Velero is located a 20-minute drive from the Liberia International Airport (LIR) and central to many of Guancaste’s most exciting tours and attractions. The drive time from San Jose is around 4 hours, all on paved, well maintained roads.

Our beach, Playa Hermosa, is one of the most attractive destinations in Costa Rica.  Its calm Pacific waters are perfect for swimming year ’round.  Playa Hermosa is a unique location in that it is secluded and tranquil, yet just minutes from great dining, attractions and nightlife. A multitude of exciting activities are available. It is easy and safe to get around.

Guanacaste is rapidly becoming the premier tourist destination in Costa Rica, and with good reason. There are a multitude of small, secluded beaches, fine dining, championship golf courses, world class sport fishing, jungle, hiking trails and many natural wonders.

If you are flying into Liberia, please take an Airport Taxi to Hotel El Velero at Playa Hermosa.

Airlines that fly to Liberia International Airport (LIR), about 20 minutes away by taxi.  If you are flying into Liberia, tell the Airport Taxi you want to go “to Hotel El Velero at Playa Hermosa“.
Airlines that fly to Liberia from the US (largest are bold):

  • Delta
  • United
  • Southwest Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Alaska Airlines
  • JetBlue

Other airlines flying to Liberia:

  • Air Canada
  • Copa
  • TACA/Lacsa
  • WestJet