From San Jose drive to Puntarenas (About 2 hours drive). In Puntarenas take the ferry to Paquera (1.5 hours on the ferry). The cost for the ferry per car is about $10 and $2 per person. From Paquera take the road towards playa Tambor, from Tambor follow the signs to Cobano and from Cobano to Santa Teresa and Mal Pais (It is about 1 hour from Paquera to Cobano and another 30 minutes from Cobano to Mal Pais). Up to Cobano the road is paved and the last 7 Kilometers (4.3 miles) are gravel road. Coming to Mal Pais take a left on the crossroads and continue another 2 Kilometers milarepa is on the left hand side of the road.