San Rafael
in San Carlos of Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
10.428 and -84.425 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 10° 25' 39" and W -84° 25' 28"
Currency and Currency Code:
Colon - CRC
Spoken languages:
Spanish, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:07 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: America/Costa_Rica
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:28 am and 5:54 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
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Discover San Rafael

San Rafael in San Carlos (Provincia de Alajuela) is a town in Costa Rica about 41 mi (or 66 km) north-west of San Jose, the country's capital city.

Current time in San Rafael is now 10:07 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named America / Costa Rica with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports near San Rafael. The closest airport in Costa Rica is Arenal Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Area de Conservación Guanacaste in a distance of 29 mi (or 47 km), North. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: La Virgen, Sarchi, Sabanilla, Barrio Jesus and Alajuela. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 10%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1011.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 18th of August 2019

27°C (81 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 19th of August 2019

30°C (86 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

30°C (86 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Tilajari Hotel Resort

4,2 mi
28 Km East Of La Fortuna
4400 San Carlos
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Hotel La Villa

4,4 mi
Entrada a Cedral, 300 mts Norte
1440 Quesada
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:30
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Termales del Bosque, Costa Rica

Published: March 30, 2010
Length: 50:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: vladamikulec

Termales del Bosque, Hot springs, Costa Rica (2009). MY TRAVEL CHANNEL 1: vladamikulec MY TRAVEL CHANNEL 2: placesofinterest.

Iguanas Muelle de San Carlos

Published: May 02, 2011
Length: 01:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: globekarter

In Muelle de San Carlos, Costa Rica live a lot of Iguanas. On the roadside you can see them in Zotacaballo trees.

Club Muelle 4x4 Trocha rio San Juan, bajando la cuesta la conchita...

Published: June 21, 2012
Length: 28:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MrAndrey4444

En la nueva trocha río San Juan de boca San Carlos río famosa cuesta la cochita!

Green iguanas get fed

Published: October 02, 2011
Length: 43:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Roberto Quirós

Wild green iguanas (I. iguana) are fed by restaurant staff so they remain as tourist attractions in a restaurant in San Carlos, Costa Rica.

Sancarleños caminaron por el ambiente

Published: June 22, 2009
Length: 40:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Nortenlinea

Cientos de estudiantes sancarleños caminaron por el ambiente hacia la Cámara de Ganaderos donde se ofreció un concierto, en una actividad organizada por la Municipalidad San Carlos. Video...

San Caidos - PK Costa Rica

Published: April 18, 2011
Length: 36:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Lynch

Me fui para san carlos de una. video de parkour costa rica nacho jose crispin y lynch.

Control de la mosca de establo en el cultivo de piña.

Published: January 03, 2011
Length: 50:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: magcrVideos

Control de la mosca de establo en el cultivo de piña. San Carlos, Alajuela. Dirección Regional Huetar Norte.

Tope Expo San Carlos 2012 - Publicidad Román

Published: April 29, 2012
Length: 14:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MundoDeportivoSC

Tope Expo San Carlos 2012 Sábado 28 de abril del 2012 Camara de Ganaderos de San Carlos Platanar de San Carlos Publicidad Román, Eventos Especiales.


Published: July 14, 2009
Length: 52:28 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: rosauraua


Prestamos Hipotecarios Rapidos para Pymes y de Vivienda en Costa Rica. 2 Parte Preguntas Frecuentes

Published: November 22, 2013
Length: 10:28 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: César Mora Navarro Conozca a continuación la segunda parte de las respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes de los créditos hipotecarios para Pymes y de Vivienda en Costa...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Maquenque National Park

Maquenque National Park is a proposed National Park, which would form part of the Arenal Huetar Norte Conservation Area, in the northern part of Costa Rica. It would bring together a number of existing Nature Reserves, Wildlife refuges and Forest Reserves to form a new National Park. The park would cover areas between the San Carlos River and the Sarapiquí River and other areas near the Nicaraguan border.

Located at 10.4486, -84.2764 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of Costa Rica

Estadio Carlos Ugalde Álvarez

Estadio Carlos Ugalde Álvarez is a multi-use stadium in Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Asociacion Deportiva San Carlos. The stadium holds 5,600 people.

Located at 10.3342, -84.4344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Costa Rica

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