Get There

Located in Sarapiqui tropical rainforest Just 2 hrs from San Jose, Yatama key location can be a rest stop if you are coming from the Caribbean coast, Tortuguero or from Arenal, wether you are driving or taking a local bus you can make it to the lush mountains or we can organized transportation for you.

Getting there it’s an andventure by Horseback riding, Hiking or 4 wd.

From San Jose:

enjoy the route 32 to Limon, turn left 15 km to Horquetas on route 4.


From Arenal:

drive to San Miguel go on to Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui and follow route 4 (16 km to Horquetas).


Visitors must contact Yatama Staff for arrival logistics 72 hrs prior


Use Google Maps for more driving directions:


Yatama is situated in the middle elevations of the rainforest so the weather is for light to heavy rains.

So bring mainly big smiles and light clothes:

  • Light Cotton pants
  • Flash Light and batteries
  • Hiking Shoes
  • Rain Coat
  • Personal medicine
  • Insect repellent


The lodge has electricity from 6 pm to 8 pm , and 24 hrs solar system if you need to charge cameras, computers, phones.