You can fly from Panama to Changinola (like 50 minutes), taxi to the border (like 20 minutes), cross the border (easy, 30 minutes) and then taxi (hour) or bus (hour and a half plus wait time) from the border to Puerto Viejo.
John at Aventuras Bravas
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