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Alajuela Destination Guide

Explore Alajuela in Costa Rica.

Alajuela in the region of Alajuela with it's 47,494 inhabitants is a town in Costa Rica - some 11 mi (or 17 km) North-West of San José, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Alajuela in Costa Rica

Current time in Alajuela is now 03:04 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "America / Costa Rica" with an UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Masaya, Managua, León, Chinandega, Tuetal Norte or Urb Silvia Eugenia. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

25°C / 77 °F Heavy intensity rain
Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 17%
Air Humidity 85%
Air Pressure 924.2 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 32% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 23°C (74 °F)
Night: 19°C (67 °F)
Monday, 25th of September 2017
Moderate rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 24°C (74 °F)
Night: 21°C (69 °F)
Tuesday, 26th of September 2017
Moderate rain, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 24°C (76 °F)
Night: 21°C (69 °F)


Costa Rica : Hymne national et défilé ...

04:46 min ( September 15, 2012 by Vincent Varenne)
Views: 63 - Rating: 5/5 - Pour la journée de l'indépendance du Costa Rica, le 14 septembre à Alajuela à 18 heures commence l'hymne national chanté solennellement par les Costariciens puis en famil...

Poas Volcano Alajuela Costa Rica (Part...

01:21 min ( March 25, 2009 by ChrisMx54)
Views: 225 - Rating: 5/5

Lauren and I are narrating the way down

Province of Alajuela Costa Rica and sur...

02:05 min ( December 07, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW)
Views: 64 - Rating: 0/5 - Tour of Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica created at TripWow by TravelPod (a TripAdvisor company) TripAdvisor TripWow Slideshow of Province of Alajuela by TravelPod. Cities vi...

For sale Hotel/B&B Alajuela Costa Rica

02:26 min ( September 05, 2011 by cjschoo)
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A good runnig Hotel/B&B for sale in Alajuel,Costa Rica With 4 aparments each with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath,fully furnished and with own website. $60 OBO call; (506) 8801-4112 email; ww...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Alajuela during the next days.


Expovino Y Más Costa Rica

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Talent Competition

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Oktober Costa Rica 2017

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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Fifth Harmony

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Expovino Costa Rica Para Profesionales 2017

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Expovino Catas Y Conferencias

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Expovino Profesionales

Beginning: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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Expovino Parqueo

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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Interesting facts about this location


Alajuela is the second largest city in Costa Rica after the capital, San José. It is also the capital of the namesake province. Because of its location in the Costa Rican Central Valley, Alajuela is nowadays englobed in the conurbation of Great Metropolitan Area (GAM). The city is the birthplace of Juan Santamaría, the national hero of Costa Rica and the figure who gives the name to the country's main international airport, which is located south of Alajuela downtown.

More reading: Alajuela homepage
Located at 10.02, -84.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Alajuela, Populated places in Costa Rica

Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto

Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto - Scotiabank is a football stadium in El Llano neighborhood of Alajuela, Costa Rica which is the home of Liga Deportiva Alajuelense. The stadium holds 17,895 people. Named under Alejandro Morera Soto, known as "El Mago del Balon", notable former player of LD Alajuelense, FC Barcelona and Hércules CF.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10.02, -84.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Costa Rica, Multi-purpose stadiums in Costa Rica

Estadio Carlos Alvarado

This stadium was established in 1993 with the help and influence of d. Luis Hernandez Salazar C.c. cova. Who also founded the Sporting Machado Deportivo F. C and was an active member of the C.S. Barbareño between 1970 and 1980. In this room you have played several finals of the second B (ANAFA) and Second Division of Costa Rica where the majority of the times the local club has won. It´s a multi-use stadium in Santa Bárbara, Costa Rica.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10.02, -84.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Costa Rica

Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Santa Ana is a city in the Central District of Santa Ana, Santa Ana Canton, San José Province, Costa Rica. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|56|N|84|11|W|region:CR-SJ_type:city(34507) || |primary |name= }}. The city acts as seat to the municipal government of the Santa Ana Canton. Since the Central District is mostly comprised by the city of Santa Ana, they are often treated interchangeably.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10.02, -84.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Costa Rica


Barva is a small city and canton in Costa Rica, located 3 km north of Heredia. It was named in honor of Barvak, an indigenous chief who ruled the area before the arrival of the Spanish. It is divided into six political districts: Barva, Santa Lucía, San José de la Montaña, San Pedro, San Roque, and Puente Salas. The city is known for having a nice mix of rural and metropolitan landscape. The patron saint of the town is Saint Bartholomew.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10.02, -84.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Costa Rica

Quote of the moment

He who would travel happily must travel light.

Antoine de Saint Exupéry