Heredia: Itineraries for everyone



"Heredia is safe and relaxed, with a good variety of restaurants, excellent shopping, interesting architecture and a Central Park which is great for watching the Ticos in their day-to-day lives."globetrottergirls.com

North Costa Rica

Heredias location

Heredia at a glance




1-2 nights


Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Heredia


Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)

Tobias Bolanos International Airport (SYQ)

Guápiles Airport (GPL)

Aerotortuguero Airport (TTQ)

Quepos Managua Airport (XQP)

La Fortuna Arenal Airport (FON)

About Heredia

Heredia is a city in Costa Rica (more about Costa Rica itineraries) with 433,677 people. Besides this city is in the center of Costa Rica. The nearest big city is Alajuela.

Things to do

There are several fun things to do right in the city and like I mentioned before, Heredia is a bit less touristy than San Jose so


Mercado de Heredia

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Afterwards, we headed to the city of Heredia, walked around the town square and went into the church. Churches in Costa Rica (see itineraries) are f

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Eat & drink

These are some of our recommended restaurants in Heredia but remember, it is very close to San Jose so you have way more restauran


Kawah Cafe:

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Small but interesting museum to visit to see the old Costa Rica (plan Costa Rica itineraries)n way of living with Adobe structures and artifacts. Free! ...

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Located in Santa Barbara de Heredia, only 15 minutes away from the Juan Santamaria International Airport, Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee

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When it comes to choosing a hotel in the Central Valley cities like, most people don’t want to stay downtown. It’s crowded with li


Hotel Bougainvillea

The Hotel Property

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Heredia has a nice mix of charming hotels and rentals. We normally stay in an Airbnbsince we prefer the facilitie


Hotels Starting at $100 USD

AirbnbsWe Like in Heredia

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