From San Jose
Take the Panamerican Highway #1 North towards San Ramon / Puntarenas. You will pass the International airport and the exit on your right to Alajuela downtown. Keep driving on the highway north until the first main exit on your right which has a sign that says: Atenas, Orotina , Jaco, Quepos. Take that exit and turn left immediately at the stop sign. Crossover the highway and continue towards Atenas, San Mateo and then Orotina. Once in Orotina follow the signs to Jaco and Quepos/ Manuel Antonio Nat. Park. On the way stop at the Tarcoles Bridge to take a look at the crocodiles. Please be be aware of your unattended car !!! Continue south and you will find the Carara National Park which is a great place to spot wildlife and the ara macaw (red parrot). Continue that road and signs until you reach Jaco beach.
From Liberia take the Panamerican Highway south towards Puntarenas. You will pass Cañas and just after the Oil Tanks on your right side, you will find the exit to Puntarenas. Get off the Panamerican highway by turning right towards Puntarenas. Once in that road to Puntarenas follow the signs to Puerto Caldera, Orotina, Jacó and Quepos.
See description on map #16