Surf Resort


Select from a range of transport options to arrive at Magnific Rock in your own style. We have a secure parking lot for vehicles if you intend to simply drop by for a meal (and perhaps a surf or yoga class).


You have airport options! Liberia (Costa Rica) Airport is just 3.5 hour drive away, and we will happily arrange an airport pick-up for you.You can also now fly into the new Costa Esmeralda Airport, from Liberia (Costa Rica). We are a 20-minute drive from there, and can arrange a transfer for US$30 each way. Check out the Costa Esmeralda Airport for flight details:


Costa Esmeralda Airport
US$30 20 minutes

US$80 1.5 hours

Rivas / San Jorge
US$40 40 minutes

San Juan del Sur
US$70 1 hour 15 minutes

Costa Rican Border
US$80 1 hour 20 minutes

Liberia (Costa Rica) Airport
US$150 3-4 hours
Note: The drive from Liberia to Magnific Rock, involves crossing the Cota Rica – Nicaragua border and a small entry fee will apply.


If you are driving to Magnific Rock, first make your way to the town Rivas. From there, follow the signs to Rancho Santana (approximately 40 minutes). Once you pass Rancho Santana, continue along the road for another 10 minutes until you see a sign on your left for Magnific Rock. Turn left at this sign, and follow the road to the very end to find our magical place.


Take the bus (Chicken Bus, colloquial English name) from Rivas destined for Las Salinas or El Astillero. Get off in Las Salinas at the Amanda’s local store. From there, it is about a half hour walk to Magnific Rock – just follow the signs.

Schedule is to be used as a rough guide and maybe subject to change

Leaving Rivas

To Las Salinas / Magnific Rock
05:00, 09:15, 11:00, 12:30, 14:20, 16:00, 16:30

To Granada
07:55, 10:25, 11:15, 12:15, 13:55, 15:10, 16:30

To San Juan del Sur
Every 45 minutes until 17:30

To Costa Rica Border
Every 30 minutes

Leaving Las Salinas / Magnific Rock

To Rivas
05:40, 06:30, 07:40, 08:40, 10:30, 12:30, 14:30