Upon exit of the airport get on Autopista General Cañas/Carr Interamericana/Route 1. Continue on the Panamerican Highway 1 towards Liberia and take Highway 18 near Limonal towards Santa Cruz and Nicoya (across the Taiwan friendship bridge).
Pass through the town of Santa Cruz. Turn left at the bridge right after you pass through Santa Cruz and follow the signs to Playa Junquillal, Paraiso, and Playa Avellanas. Drive for 17kms on a paved road and then cross a bridge. Take the first left after the bridge, then turn right towards Paraiso, Playa Junquillal, and Playa Avellanas. After another 17 kms, you will reach the town of Paraiso. At the soccer field, turn right and then a slight left onto the first dirt road. Continue to follow the dirt road for 4kms.
You will pass by the town center of Playa Negra and by another soccer field. After the soccer field, it’s another 2.5 kms to the turn off towards the lodge. Look for the sign for Drift Away Eco Lodge which will guide you all the way to the entrance of our lodge.