Nearby Attractions

Besides the many Package Tours that are available from our location, there are a number of other tourist attractions that may be of interest. Ask us for advice on the options below!


The Butterfly FarmTelephone: 2438-0400 Fax: 2438-0300
Schedules: Monday to Sunday (included Holidays) 8:30am to 5:00pm
Admission, inclusive of a two hour guided tour
Rates: Adult: $15, Students: $10, Children under 12: $7, under 5: free.




ZooAveThis is probably the premier Zoo in Costa Rica, specializing in Rehabilitation of injured birds (Aves) and breeding/release programs. Close by!
Telephone: (506) 2431-8989 Fax: (506) 2431-9140
Open 9:00am at 5: 00pm La Garita de Alajuela.
Adults: $15 Kids: $5 (under 2 free)



Doka Coffee PlantationTelephone: (506) 2449-5152 / 2449-6623 Fax: (506) 2449-6427
Monday through Fridays
Morning: 9:00 am, 10:00 am and 11:00 am.
Afternoon: 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.
Saturdays and Sundays
Morning: 9:00 am, 10:00 am and 11:00 am.
Afternoon: 1:30 pm and 2:30 pm


Botanical Orchid GardensTel/fax: (506) 2487-8095 La Garita, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 8:30a.m to 4:30p.m.
Visitors can remain inside the garden until 5:00 p.m.




World of SnakesTelephone 2494-3700 (English, Spanish and German)
The Zoo is open all-the-year
Monday to Sunday (holidays included) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Entrance until the start of the last guided tour at 4 p.m.




National MuseumTel: 2257 1433 / 2257 1434
Monday to Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sundays: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Rates: $6 (adults) (kids under 12 free), $3 students with AID.



Gold MuseumGold Night Included:
Exclusive opening of the Gold Museum for participants. Guided tour by bilingual professionals on the subject in the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum exhibition.
Specially created indigenous music for the event. Hours are exclusively at night, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. information on the cost please contact Tourism Department at telephone 2243-4214.


GreciaWith tourist attractions at Los Angeles and the secluded camping areas at Lake Hule and the Bosque Alegre near the Children’s Forest and the Grecia Forest Reserve.
The town of Grecia offers plenty of quaint tourist attractions, shopping and souvenirs, sightseeing usually includes the extraordinary architecture of the Grecia church which is constructed of metal.
Grecia is a popular destination for the first night of arrival in Costa Rica for tourists heading to the Pacific Coast.


ZarceroParque Francisco Alvarado: The park sits in front of the church at the town center. It is noted for its topiary garden produced and maintained by Evangelisto Blanco since the 1960s. Shrubs in the park have been trimmed into the shapes of various animals, including some that are quite abstract and bizarre. Iglesia de San Rafael: Zarcero’s pink and blue church was constructed in 1895. The interior features very nice paintings.



SarchiSarchi is the cradle of national craftsmanship for virtually all types of wood products sold in Costa Rica. Some quality tourist shops exist amongst the many local furniture stores. Sarchi has produced oxcarts with the best types of woods of Costa Rica since 1903 and is the home of the World’s Largest Oxcart!