Car Rental Agencies in Heredia

The province of Heredia sits just 11 km north of the travel hub province of San Jose. This beautiful province is a great place to visit for those that are looking for an escape. Whether you need to escape your “real life” or you need to escape some of the hustle and bustle of the busier places you visit in Costa Rica, Heredia is the place for you. As you’d expect of a place perfect for escaping, this province is a great region to enjoy nature and it helps calm the stresses of travel with a pleasant and serene atmosphere made for relaxing.

Exploring Heredia in a Rental Car

Budgeting to rent a car to travel around Heredia is a wonderful opportunity to go wherever you want to go, whenever you want to go. Choosing to go at your own pace is only the beginning of the perks you’ll get if you rent a car; you’ll also find that it affords you the opportunity to visit places that aren’t on the tourist maps that everyone uses. Heredia car rentals are definitely the best option for travelers that are adventurous, and it’s actually not as expensive as you might think. Budget is always a main concern for travelers, but renting cars in Costa Rica is so common that there are plenty of rental agencies all over the country that help keep prices in check. With a little bit of research before your trip, you should easily be able to budget for renting a car to explore Heredia.

If you are planning to rent your car from the province’s capital town, also called Heredia, you definitely want to plan it out ahead of time. There is, unfortunately, only one rental agency in that town and you don’t want to get left stranded if you don’t book your rental ahead of time. If you get stuck having to rent a car from San Jose instead, you might find yourself incurring extra fees, like a hotel delivery drop off fee.

Where to Go with Your Rental Car

Heredia is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful provinces in Costa Rica due to the abundance of natural beauty. The province is also home to one of the country’s most incredible parks, the Braulio Carrillo National Park. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, Heredia is also home to a number of gorgeous nature reserves. These are great stops to make when exploring Heredia by rental car.

Since Heredia is such an excellent destination for nature lovers, it shouldn’t be a surprise that Heredia offers plenty of bird watching opportunities all across the province, as well as some great hiking trails up the Barva Volcano. For those looking to explore Heredia from both the open road the sky above, there is a spectacular rainforest aerial tram that runs inside the Braulio Carrillo National Park that gives you the chance to take a unique ride through the rainforest.

Before you head up to the Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, you might want to cruise your rental car over to the picturesque towns of Heredia, Santo Domingo, Barva and San Isidro. After that, go north to the port town of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui and visit the La Selva Protected Zone and the Rara Avis nature reserve along the way. There are so many places you can travel to in Heredia when you have a rental car!

If you are considering visiting Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui and its adjacent areas, you’ll want to make sure that the car you rent has four-wheel drive. The roads in this part of the province are not always in the best of shape, and a four-wheel drive car will help you stay safe and prevent damage to the rental.

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