in San Carlos of Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
- Area de Conservación Guanacaste (Unesco heritage, 35 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 10.358 and -84.515 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 10° 21' 30" and W -84° 30' 53"
- 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: 06:29 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: America/Costa_Rica
- UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:15 am and 5:54 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Bantam Village
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Santa Clara
Santa Clara in San Carlos (Provincia de Alajuela) is located in Costa Rica about 42 mi (or 67 km) north-west of San Jose, the country's capital town.
Current time in Santa Clara is now 06:29 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Costa Rica with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Santa Clara. The closest airport in Costa Rica is Arenal Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), North-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 35 mi (or 57 km), North. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sarchi, La Virgen, Barrio Jesus, Sabanilla and Alajuela. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Lands in Love Hotel
Hotel Valle Azul
Hotel Villa Tina Eco-Lodge
Villas San Rafael Natural Paradise Resort
Hotel La Villa
Videos from this area
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Jungle survival ,natural tinder . Ultra fast burning.
In the jungle of Costa Rica you can find the seed of a tree, which falls on the ground and is easy to recognize and gather, it looks like a dandelion seed but is bigger. It is highly flammable,...
Accident in the jungle (almost a fatal fall) , no security ropes....
See what happens when things go wrong in the woods... I just saved my ass for a few meters....and my hand, which was trying to hold on something...
Salvando a la tortuga
Familia Chinchilla Fonseca de Santa clara, San Carlos, encuentra una enorme y preciosa tortuga a la cual pensamos que se encontraba sin vida ya que estaba re...
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La Fortuna Airport & Arenal Volcano - Costa Rica -
La Fortuna Airport in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano can be seen in the background. The air carrier pictures is Nature Air. Nature Air receives 5 stars in my book. It was one of the best air...
Costa Rica Arenal Volcano
he Arenal Volcano, in Spanish Volcán Arenal, is an active andesitic stratovolcano in north-western Costa Rica (10.5N, 84.7W), around 90 km north-west of San José, in the province of Alajuela,...
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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.
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.
Alfaro Ruiz (canton)
Zarcero is the name of the 11th canton in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 155.13 square kilometres, and has a population of 11,556 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is Zarcero. It is a diamond-shaped canton, with the Río Espina (Thornbush River) as the border on the northwest and the southwest sides. The Río Toro (Bull River) forms the southeastern border, and the Río La Vieja (Old Woman River) borders the northeast.
San Ramón (canton)
San Ramón is the name of the second canton in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 1,018.64 square kilometres, and has a population of 72,568 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is also called San Ramón. An oddly-shaped canton, San Ramon stretches north through the eastern heights of the Cordillera de Tilarán, looking down on the Central Valley (Valle Central) to its east. The canton forms the border with the province of Guanacaste to the west.
La Fortuna Waterfall, Costa Rica
La Fortuna Waterfall (Spanish for "the fortune") is located in central Costa Rica, in the Alajuela Province. In Spanish, it is known as Catarata Fortuna. The waterfall drops about 70-75 meters and is located at the base of the dormant Chato volcano, about 5.5 km outside of the town of La Fortuna, near the Arenal Volcano. It is fed by the Tenorio River, which travels through the rain forest in the Arenal Mountain range until it plunges over the cliff, forming this waterfall.
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