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Santa Cruz Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Santa Cruz Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

At 9pm everything closes, excect a very nice and cheap restaurant.
- n&n

Airport Overview

santa cruz airport

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Viru Viru International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A mid-size international airport with two terminals (International and Domestic), clean facilities and a few shops and restaurants
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Although no specific sleeping spot was mentioned, one reviewer spent the entire night hanging out in the airport cafe, where cheap good food and beer are available 24-hours.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter one of the airport’s first class lounges. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Santa Cruz Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.


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Santa Cruz Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at ​Santa Cruz Airport. Connect to the “Entel” ​network.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Santa Cruz Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Sun Hotel - (9 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport transfers are available upon request.
  • Los Trotamundos - (15 minutes from the airport) Dorms, luxury tents, and private rooms are available. Airport transfers can be arranged directly through the hotel ($).
  • Los Aventureros Hostel and Sleep-In - (25 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers via taxi can be arranged directly through the hotel ($).

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Santa Cruz Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Location: Landside, Second Floor.
  • Car Rentals - Avis and Hertz have offices in the international arrivals area, landside.
  • Currency Exchange - Location: Landside, Second Floor / International Arrivals - Hours: open 24 hours.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - A duty free shop is available in the international boarding hall, airside.
  • Food & Drinks - There is only one food concession at this airport, located in the main hall, ground floor. Operating hours are unknown.
  • Information Desk - Location: Landside, Main Hall - Hours: open 24 hours.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Left Luggage service is available - Location: Landside, Domestic Arrivals Hall.
  • Medical Services - 24 hour Emergency Medical Service is available. Location: international arrivals, airside.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Avis and Hertz offer car rental services onsite.

Bus

“Micros” (minibuses) offer direct service between the airport and the city center (Terminal Antigua) at a fraction of the cost of a taxi. Total one-way trip time is 30 minutes.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 02 May 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us.

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