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Travel Guide of San Vicente in Costa Rica by Influencers and Travelers


San Vicente is a district of the Moravia canton, in the San José province of Costa Rica.


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1 - National Museum of Costa Rica

The Museo Nacional de Costa Rica is the national museum of Costa Rica, located in the capital of San José. It is located at Calle 17, between Central and Second Avenue, Cuesta de Moras. It became the site of the museum in 1950.

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2 - Irazú Volcano

   22 km away

The Irazú Volcano is an active volcano in Costa Rica, situated in the Cordillera Central close to the city of Cartago. The name could come from either the combination of "ara" and "tzu" or a corruption of Iztarú, which was the name of an indigenous village on the flanks of the volcano.

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3 - Rafting in Sarapiqui

   18 km away

Come white water rafting with our great guides on the pristine world class Sarapiqui River. Run 17 km of adrenaline pumping class III-IV rapids surrounded by beautiful evergreen forest and wildlife. Our small personalized and private tours are designed to give you the best quality service while you immerse yourself into nature and Costa Rican culture. Prepare yourself for lots of action and unforgettable memories! Includes: Transportation, fruits, water, delicious lunch, juice, experienced guide, safety kayaker and new equipment.

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4 - Volcán Poás National Park

   23 km away

Braulio Carrillo National Park is a National Park in Heredia Province and San José Province, in central Costa Rica It is part of the Central Conservation Area.

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5 - Alajuela Province

   25 km away

Alajuela is a province of Costa Rica. It is located in the north-central part of the country, bordering Nicaragua to the north.

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6 - Wildlife Watching in Sarapiqui

   18 km away

Explore every level of the dense Costa Rican rainforest from the ground to the treetops. The awarded Aerial Tram Tour lets you know at first hand all the secrets the forest keeps while you fly above the treetops to a magnificent view, relaxation time and peaceful experience. The 1.25-hour gondola ride includes a guided natural walk on the pavement trails, a visit to the beautiful and butterfly garden and hummingbird garden where you´ll be able to learn a lot among their colorful wings. You will also visit the orchids garden the terrarium where you´ll see many interesting amphibians and reptiles species.

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7 - La Paz Waterfall

   29 km away

La Paz is a waterfall in central Costa Rica. In Spanish, it is known as Catarata de La Paz. It is 31 kilometres north of Alajuela, between Vara Blanca and Cinchona. The waterfall is located immediately alongside Route 126.

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8 - La Fortuna Waterfall

   35 km away

La Fortuna Waterfall is in central Costa Rica, in the Alajuela Province. In Spanish, it is known as Catarata Fortuna. The waterfall drops about 70−75 meters and is at the base of the dormant Chato volcano, about 5.5 km outside of the town of La Fortuna, near the Arenal Volcano.

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9 - Stand Up Paddleboarding in Sarapiqui

   18 km away

STRAP ON, because you are about to feel like you are being launched out of a rocket! The action starts on this run immediately, and you will understand why this section is the favorite run for adventure seekers in this part of Costa Rica. Location: San Miguel de Sarapiqui, Epic Adventure Center, 500 meters north from the Red Cross Includes: transportation from/to our Center, guide, equipment and snacks

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10 - Ecological Reserve Fortuna Waterfall

   35 km away
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11 - Alajuela

   36 km away

Alajuela is a district in the Alajuela canton of the Alajuela Province of Costa Rica, known as “The Capital of the World” by the locals. As the seat of the Municipality of Alajuela canton, it is awarded the status of city. In virtue of being the city of the first canton of the province, it is also the capital of the Province of Alajuela.

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12 - Kayaking Tours in Sarapiqui

   18 km away

Be on the lookout for howler monkeys, iguanas, and abundant birds life including king fishers, egrets, colorful flycatchers, and toucans. For you best chance to see the most birds, be sure to visit in the morning or late afternoon. The refreshing and deep water is perfect for swimming, stand up paddle boarding, and kayaking. You can also try your hand at fishing from our inflatable kayaks. The lake is filled with rainbow bass, tilapia, sardine, and local machaca, one of the most exciting and challenging freshwater fish to catch in all of Central America. Several small streams cascade into the lagoon creating a serene atmosphere you are sure to love.

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13 - San José de la Montaña

   38 km away

San José de la Montaña is a district of the Barva canton, in the Heredia province of Costa Rica.

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14 - Arenal Volcano

   40 km away

Arenal Volcano is an active andesitic stratovolcano in north-western Costa Rica around 90 km northwest of San José, in the province of Alajuela, canton of San Carlos, and district of La Fortuna. The Arenal volcano measures at least 1,633 metres high. It is conically shaped with a crater 140 metres in diameter.

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15 - Braulio Carrillo National Park

   41 km away

Braulio Carrillo National Park is a national park in Heredia Province and San José Province, in central Costa Rica. It is part of the Central Conservation Area.

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