“Any tourist that comes to Boruca is very welcome and well-received.”

Click the map below to explore Boruca and some places of interest within the village.


The village is accessible from two entrances off the Pan-American Highway. The southern road can flood during heavy rain and should be taken with caution. Fuel is not available in the village. Daily bus service is available from Buenos Aires.

From the Pan-American Highway heading south:

  • At Palmar Norte turn left, inland toward Buenos Aires. (25km)
  • Slow down after the Puerto Nuevo bridge, look for the left turn to Boruca.
  • Follow road uphill. (8km)




Visitors can choose from rustic cabin accommodations, more traditional rancho sleeping arrangements, or homestays with families. The village has running water and electricity.

Most basic needs can be met in Boruca. But for any questions regarding the town and its accommodations, contact Mileni Gonzalez by calling 2730-5178 or e-mailing