About Portasol on the Pacific coast

Photo from a sunset on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica from Portasol with view over beach of Matapalo

Portasol is approx. 30 km south of Quepos and 20 km north of Dominical on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, and near Portalón.
Being only 3 km to the next beach: Matapalo

Portasol is an ecological community of nature lovers from all over the world.
By settling here and setting rules that care for the environment, they protect 440 ha of primary and secondary forest.

Logo Portasol rainforest and Ocean View Community

The founder, Guillermo Piedra and his family hereby made a contribution to Costa Rican nature conservation. It was his dream and is his life's work.



Getting to Portasol

Photo of a road in Quepos, Costa Rica

A) Organized

Disponemos de una transferencia de Portalón a Portasol.
(Colección de más lejos, p.ej. Quepos pueden organizarse por costes de un taxi).

También podemos ayudar a organizar el transporte desde el aeropuerto de San José de Costa Rica.

B) By Bus

1) With flight to San Jose, Costa Rica. From the airport by taxi (approx. US$ 35) or by bus to the bus station Tracopa, Calle 5, Avenida 18 San Jose center.

2a) Express buses to Quepos need about 3.5 hours from the Busta Transportation Tracopa
Departures: 6:00, 9:00 (not Sundays) 12:00, 14:30, 18:00, 19:30;
Collectivos are slower and need 5 hours:
Departures: 7:00, 10:00, 14:00, 16:00, 17:00 (not Sundays);

2b) slower buses to Portalón that is closer, take around 5 hours, a ticket costs about US$ 10
The main direction is "Uvita", the station is to get off Portalón. Please tell the driver.
Departure: 6:00, 15:00

3) Von Quepos oder Portalòn kann man sich abholen lassen. Preise: von Quepos ca US$ 20, von Portalòn ca. US$ 5) Telefonnummer: +506 2787 5020 (Portasol) or +506 8303 6652 (Doris)

Rent a car in Costa Rica for a round trip

C) As rental car

(4x4 is an advantage); driving time without a break about 2.5 hours (approx. 175 km)

Directions: From the airport in San Jose (Alajuela) direction Orotina and Jaco. By Jaco along the coast about 90 km. After crossing the Rio Savegre is the small town Portalón. Turn left into the village, just out of the valley through the village to the gate Portasol of. Please sign up before the estimated arrival: tel: +506 2787 5020 (Portasol) or +506 8303 6652 (Doris)

Please have a look:  www.portasol.cr


Map section of the location of Portasol on the Pacific coast:



Photo from the rainforest in Costa Rica of Portasol near the village Portalón

It is the ideal environment for Yoga - Meditations Retreat
Many beautiful paths lead through the extensive forest area.
Bathing in the water fall pool is a refreshing experience.

Walks in and along the river helps you attain a peaceful state of mind and you will be astonished at how much sumptuous life and energy there is.

I am sure this retreat and it's environment will make an important contribution to getting you back into a peaceful state of mind.