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Browse our Costa Rica blogs to learn everything you need to know about Alajuela Costa Rica, including why you should visit.
We detail (with photos!) which destinations and beaches to pick, and things to do if you want to experience Costa Rica off the beaten path!
Everything you need to know about sloths in Costa Rica, including where to see sloths, how to increase your chances of seeing sloths, and when you should visit.
We compare 25 Costa Rica waterfalls according to their features, hike duration/difficulty, and location, plus we explain how to visit each!
Have some free time to spend in Alajuela Costa Rica? Our list of the top 5 things to do in Alajuela span volcanoes, waterfalls, wildlife exhibits, and more!
Our Costa Rica guidebook, Moon Costa Rica, is full of tips, recommendations, photos, maps, and itineraries. Learn more!
We detail the 30 most popular things to do in Costa Rica (with photos) and describe the attractions, beaches, cities, and towns that offer them!
We compare and contrast Costa Rica highway conditions by design, terrain, pace, traffic, flow, tolls, river crossings, and 4×4 requirements.
Need a hotel near the SJO airport? We recommend the best SJO airport hotels / Alajuela hotels and offer free hotel discounts!
Want to participate in a Costa Rica chocolate tour? We love the information and taste testing opportunities this chocolate tour provides!
Plan to travel to Costa Rica with kids? We outline things to do, discuss min. age limits, and offer free child and student discounts!
Use Costa Rica tour transportation to save time and money! We list tours that provide transportation between two destinations, and offer discounts for them too!
San Jose Hotel Recommendation: Hotel Robledal; An Alajuela (SJO Airport) Hotel That Offers The Most Bang For Your Buck
Want to know where to stay in San Jose Costa Rica? We recommend Hotel Robledal and we offer a free discount promotion code for the hotel too!
How To Experience The Best Costa Rica Volcanoes: Arenal, Poas, Rincon De La Vieja, Irazu, And Turrialba
Wondering which Costa Rica volcano is the best to visit? We compare Costa Rica’s top 5 volcanoes, outline ways to visit each, and answer popular volcano-related questions!
A List Of 50+ Costa Rica Entrance Fees: How Much It Costs To Enter National Parks, Reserves, and Refuges
We list adult and child rates for Costa Rica entrance fees to national parks, biological reserves, wildlife refuges, and other attractions!
San Jose Hotel Recommendation: Hotel Buena Vista; Our Best Recommendation For An Alajuela (SJO Airport) Hotel For Your First Or Last Night In Costa Rica
Want to know where to stay in San Jose Costa Rica? We recommend Hotel Buena Vista and we offer a free discount promotion code for the hotel too!
Want to know which is the best river for rafting in Costa Rica? We compare and contrast a number here, and offer discounts and savings for each!
Use our Costa Rica Destination Tool to filter 66 Costa Rica destination recommendations according to nearly 150 different criteria. Learn more!
Which Costa Rica Airport Is The Best To Fly To? Comparing The San Jose (SJO) And Liberia (LIR) Airports
Wondering which Costa Rica airport you should fly to? We compare SJO vs LIR based on location, size, dining, design, airlines, tax, parking, and WiFi access.