Banana Bay’s home, Golfito, has a population of approximately 11,000 people and was formerly a true “Banana Republic.” Until 1985, Golfito served as the area headquarters for the United Fruit Company. The town derives its architecture and culture from that fifty year association and it retains much of that rich flavor and boasts inhabitants from many countries and cultures.

Golfito has access to all you need, including a hospital, pharmacy, grocery stores, a national bank, and several excellent restaurants. People flock to Golfito from all over Costa Rica to enjoy the Duty Free shopping center with easy access to goods and services such as provisions, repair parts and travel services. The airport in Golfito is served by Sansa Airlines and has daily flights to and from San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital city. Our staff at Banana Bay will be pleased to assist you in making flight reservations at any time.

National Car Rental Golfito – Use this link to reserve a rental car at a 5% discount with the code BananaBay. We recommend reserving at least 48 hours in advance.

Need domestic airline reservations? We can help!
Call the Banana Bay office at (506) 2775 02550 or email us at to book airline tickets with Sansa.

Ferry between Puerto Jimenez & Golfito

Golfito Taxi Dispatch (506) 2775 2020 | (506) 2775 1170

Costa Rica’s Main Bus Line Tracopa