There are no places in Costa Rica where the beauty isn’t stunning, but even in the realm of beautiful things, the province of Heredia
stands out as exceptional. In fact, if you research it, you’ll find that it is often regarded as Costa Rica’s most beautiful province, and that is saying a lot since the country is regarded as one of the world’s most stunning and fascinating places.
In Heredia, you’ll find a landscape that isn’t easy to forget – the coffee plantations compliment the lush land, the volcanoes provide an awe-inspiring backdrop, the cascades and rivers are breathtaking, and the national parks are second to none. While a great place for any traveler of any age to visit, Heredia is an exceptionally special destination for those that are nature lovers. The province offers a look at Costa Rica nature that leaves all visitors with an understanding of why so many people work so hard to protect to this land.
One of the best ways to get the most out of your visit to Heredia is to reserve a vacation rental. This options for your accommodations will offer you all the necessities that you’d find at a hotel, and even more: private living areas, spacious private rooms, equipped kitchens with dishes and silverware, access to the Internet, television services, hot and cold running water. Depending on whether you rent a modest or luxury rental space, you may even have additional amenities, services, and staff available to you.
Finding and booking a vacation rental in Heredia isn’t any more taxing than reserving a hotel for your stay. There are real estate properties all over the province that are available for tourists to rent for their short or long term stay.
If you are budget-conscious, your best bet to find affordable and inexpensive rentals in Heredia would be in the province’s capital, Heredia City
. This city is rich with history, as it was founded in 1705. It is known as “City of the Flowers,” and you’ll be just a few miles from the Costa Rican Capital, San Jose, as well as the country’s main airport hub. Heredia city will offer its visitors a quiet stay, but it certainly won’t be boring. One of the reasons that it is so affordable to rent a vacation property in Heredia City is because the area has a large student population attending National University. This population keeps the area thriving and drives down the cost of rentals. This city is also known for its production of microchips, and has recently become Costa Rica’s high-tech capital.
Map of Heredia
Another great option for vacation rentals in Heredia is the small colonial town of Barva
. If you are hoping to spend a lot of time exploring Braulio Carrillo National Park, then you should definitely look for an available rental in Barva. When you stay in this city, you’ll find that you are on the outskirts of the hustle and bustle of the town, and that you’ll have some incredibly spectacular balconies and windows views that you’ll never forget.
If you have your heart set on an adventurous vacation, you can consider staying in northern Heredia in Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
. This city, and the surrounding area, are known for their ecotourism and wilderness adventures, including some amazing white water rafting as well as hiking and trekking close to the La Selva Protected Zone
. There are plenty of different types of rentals available in this general area; you can get a basic room or you can find some impressive lodges on the outlying areas of town, especially along the road to La Virgen.