Alajuela is Costa Rica’s second largest city in terms of size. It lies 20 km northwest of the capital -San Jose- in the beautiful Central Valley, and has a fabulous weather throughout the year with a temperate climate.

This city lies just a few minutes away from the Juan Santamaria International Airport, and has easy access and plenty of bus routes, to get in and out of the city.

In this area you can experience a tour at the Zoo Ave, the Butterfly Farm and Poas Volcano, which lie just outside of town.

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