Ready to venture off the beaten path? Take a trip to the rain forest on your next vacation. Nestled into the forests of Costa Rica, Alajuela is both a city and a province, and it's a wonderful destination for all adventurous travelers. If you want to visit a vibrant city, but you're also aching to explore pristine natural wonders, take the time to go to Alajuela. You won't have to search far and wide to find great Alajuela hotel deals.
The city of Alajuela is known for its pleasantly warm weather and friendly locals. Make sure to take a stroll through Tomás Guardia Central Park. There you'll see the plethora of mango trees that give the city its moniker, "The City of Mangos." It's quite a sight, and the park is lovely as well. You should also take the time to visit Juan Santamaría Plaza. It's home to the Monument to Juan Santamaría – one of Costa Rica's most beloved heroes – and should not be missed. If you're raring to spend some time out of the city, venture into the vast rain forest by taking a guided tour.
Starting to get hungry? Stop by Alajuela's Central Market for the best authentic Costa Rican cuisine in the city, and then visit the many shops that make up the market. It takes up an entire city block, so there's a lot to see and buy. If you're looking for a great night out, you're in luck! You'll find the best selection of late-night hotspots in downtown Alajuela. Grab a beer or some guaro –a popular Central and South American liquor distilled from sugar cane – and then take the time to unwind. Afterwards, recharge by staying at one of the great hotels in Alajuela.
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