The gardens are beautiful. You walk through them and see 5 waterfalls, a butterfly conservatory, an orchid greenhouse, wonder views. Well done!
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Alajuela, base camp for the central valley
We didn't quite see the city, but used it as a base camp for many activities in the central valley, starting with the international airport. I don't think there's much more to do here than in San...
Alajuela and Central Valley
We found Alajuela a convenient base from where to make excursions before setting out with a rented car to explore Costa Rica. The town is close to the airport, has a choice of budget and medium-priced...
Family Fun In Alajuela
Alajuela was home base for our family Christmas vacation to Costa Rica. The Mango Verde Hotel was our home for most of the trip and was only a block from the main square. We enjoyed the market,...
Alajuela is a charming town just outside the capital San Jose, and one which, in many ways, is s scaled down version of the bigger neighbouring city. Despite that, Alajuela is still Costa Rica's...
Good Launch for Entry/Exit
It's quiet with good access to highways, and then of course there is the fact that it is closer to the International Airport than San Jose.
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