Sarchí
in Valverde Vega of Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
10.090 and -84.348 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 10° 5' 22" and W -84° 20' 51"
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: 01:49 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Costa_Rica
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:15 am and 5:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Sarchí

Sarchí in Valverde Vega (Provincia de Alajuela) is located in Costa Rica about 21 mi (or 34 km) north-west of San Jose, the country's capital town.

Current time in Sarchí is now 01:49 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Costa Rica with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Sarchí. The closest airport in Costa Rica is Juan Santamaria International Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), South-East. 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 53 mi (or 85 km), North. We encountered 1 points of interest near this location. 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: Sabanilla, Barrio Jesus, Alajuela, Heredia and San Jose. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Finca Vibran Bed and Breakfast

Address
6,2 mi
San Francisco de San Isidro de Grecia
20302 Grecia
Costa Rica

Time Information

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


Chayote Lodge

Address
5,0 mi
Llano Bonito de Naranjo
Naranjo
Costa Rica

Time Information

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


Villas Cipreses - Hostel

Address
2,7 mi
Grecia Centro
Grecia
Costa Rica

Time Information

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


Mangifera Hostel

Address
2,7 mi
Grecia Centro
Grecia
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Aeromundo

Address
2,8 mi
1 block behind Iglesia de las Mercedez
Grecia
Costa Rica

Time Information

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


LOST BEACH LA PALOMA BLANCO

Address
6,2 mi
CALLE ANCHA PLAZA BOULEVARD COMMERCIAL NUMBER 1B
61101 SAN JOSE
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HOTEL LE BERGERAC

Address
6,2 mi
AV 0 Y 8 CALLE 35 1R ENTRADA BLVD LOS YOSES
1002 SAN JOSE
Costa Rica

Time Information

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


HOTEL MARTINO

Address
7,4 mi
FRENTE A ZOOAVE LA GARITA
2203 ALAJUELA
Costa Rica

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

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

Muebles Sarchi

Published: October 01, 2014
Length: 33:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Muebles co cr

Somos fabricantes de todo tipo de muebles, estamos ubicados en Sarchi Norte. Contáctanos teléfono: (506) 2454-1615 www.muebles.co.cr / info@muebles.co.cr.


INDUSTRIAS QUIJOTE SARCHI ALAJUELA COSTA RICA.

Published: June 27, 2013
Length: 54:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: cristhian hidalgo

Este vídeo se ha realizado con el creador de presentaciones de diapositivas de YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/upload).


Paseo a la feria del tomate en Sarchi con el grupo Correcaminos.

Published: April 21, 2009
Length: 20:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Javier Cerdas

Paseo a la feria del tomate en Sarchi con el grupo Correcaminos.


Feria Artesanal Sarchi 2010

Published: August 10, 2010
Length: 02:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mauricio Gutierrez C

Feria artesanal Sarchí 2010. Resumen del segundo día, 8 de agosto del 2010. Noticias Repretel.


Se Vende Casa en La Luisa de Sarchi

Published: November 06, 2014
Length: 24:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MenayAsoc Des Emp

Casa en La luisa de Sarchi una quinta a 50 mtrs de la iglesia católica de la luisa 4500 mtrs de terreno y 420 mtrs de Construcción posee 4 cuartos, 2 salas, cocina, balcón, patio pilas,...


Sarchí, cantón de Alajuela, Costa Rica

Published: April 03, 2012
Length: 43:25 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Costa Rica Sound

Cantón de Sarchí, ubicado en la provincia de Alajuela.


Salida MTB Sarchi Artesanal 2014 Part 1

Published: May 23, 2014
Length: 39:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MTBike Monkey

Recreativa ayudando a la comunidad.


Canela - Yo Prisionero

Published: May 13, 2007
Length: 35:48 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: LexTM

Esta cancion es original de Sandro Giacobe. Interpretada por este grupo conformado por musicos de Sarchi y Grecia, Costa Rica a mediados de los 80s.


Payasos Sarchí 2015

Published: February 16, 2015
Length: 00:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alejandra Ureña

Breve video de lo que fueron los payasos el pasado 7 de Febrero del 2015. No será un video profesional pero fué hecho con mucho amor para ese pueblo que tanto amo y extraño. Agradezco mucho...


Waterwheel Runs Costa Rican Oxcart Factory - Fabrica de Carretas Eloy Alfaro in Sarchi

Published: November 14, 2012
Length: 42:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Trans-Americas Journey

All the machinery at Fabrica de Carretas Eloy Alfaro, the famous Costa Rican Oxcart makers in Sarchi is run by this waterwheel.


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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.

University for Peace

The University for Peace (UPEACE) is an education organization established in Costa Rica in 1980 “to provide humanity with an international institution of higher education for peace with the aim of promoting among all human beings the spirit of understanding, tolerance and peaceful coexistence, to stimulate cooperation among peoples and to help lessen obstacles and threats to world peace and progress, in keeping with the noble aspirations proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations. ”

Located at 9.91944, -84.2728 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools of international relations, Peace and conflict studies, Universities in Costa Rica, Peace education, Educational institutions established in 1980

Grecia

Grecia is the capital city of the canton of Grecia in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. It is also the name of the distrito that includes the city. The district of Grecia covers an area of 6.86 km², and has a population of 15,457. The city lies at an elevation of 999 meters above sea level in the foothills of the Cordillera Central on the eastern edge of the Central Valley.

Located at 10.0722, -84.3111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Costa Rica

Poás Volcano

The Poás Volcano,, is an active stratovolcano in central Costa Rica. It has erupted 39 times since 1828.

Located at 10.2, -84.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Stratovolcanoes, Active volcanoes, Crater lakes, Alajuela Province, Volcanoes of Costa Rica, Mountains of Costa Rica

Alajuela

Alajuela is the second largest city in Costa Rica after the capital, San José. It is also the capital of the namesake province. Because of its location in the Costa Rican Central Valley, Alajuela is nowadays englobed in the conurbation of Great Metropolitan Area (GAM). The city is the birthplace of Juan Santamaría, the national hero of Costa Rica and the figure who gives the name to the country's main international airport, which is located south of Alajuela downtown.

Located at 10.0167, -84.2167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in Costa Rica, Alajuela

Atenas

Atenas (ah-TEN-nahss) is the capital city of the canton of Atenas in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. It is also the name of the distrito (district) that includes the city. The district of Atenas covers an area of 8.93 km², and has a population of approx. 27,000 inhabitants. Its name means Athens (Αθήνα), the capital of Greece.

Located at 9.98333, -84.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Costa Rica

Zarcero

Zarcero is the capital city of the canton of Zarcero in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. It is also the name of the distrito (district) that includes the city. The district of Zarcero covers an area of 12.01 km², and has a population of 4,277.

Located at 10.1833, -84.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Costa Rica

Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto

Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto - Scotiabank is a football stadium in El Llano neighborhood of Alajuela, Costa Rica which is the home of Liga Deportiva Alajuelense. The stadium holds 17,895 people. Named under Alejandro Morera Soto, known as "El Mago del Balon", notable former player of LD Alajuelense, FC Barcelona and Hércules CF.

Located at 10.0217, -84.2089 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Costa Rica, Multi-purpose stadiums in Costa Rica

Estadio Carlos Roldan

Estadio Guillermo Vargas Roldán is a multi-use stadium in Alajuela, Costa Rica. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Asociación Deportiva Ramonense. The stadium holds up to 4,000 people.

Located at 10.0917, -84.4763 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Costa Rica

Alajuela (canton)

Alajuela is the name of the first canton in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 388.43 square kilometres, and has a population of 237,966 (estimate as of 2003). Its capital is the provincial capital city of Alajuela. Northward from the city of Alajuela, the canton continues along the border with the province of Heredia to its east, encompassing a strip of the Cordillera Central (Central Mountain Range) between Poas Volcano and Barva Volcano.

Located at 10.165, -84.2664 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, Alajuela Province

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.

Located at 10.2167, -84.4 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, Alajuela Province

Atenas (canton)

Atenas is the name of the fifth canton in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 127.19 square kilometres, and has a population of 23,743 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is also called Atenas. It is a fairly compact canton, mountainous for the most part. The Río Grande (Great River) forms the border on the canton's north and east sides.

Located at 9.98083, -84.4064 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, Alajuela Province

Grecia (canton)

Grecia is the name of the third canton in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 395.72 square kilometres, and has a population of 69,703. The capital city of the canton is also called Grecia. The canton lies among ridges and valleys on the southwestern slope of Poas Volcano. One area is completely separated from the remainder of the canton by the Cordillera Central (Central Mountain Range).

Located at 10.0722, -84.3111 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, Alajuela Province

Naranjo (canton)

Naranjo is the name of the sixth canton in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 126.62 square kilometres, and has a population of 40,134 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is also called Naranjo. The Río Grande (Great River) forms the western and southern boundaries of the canton. The Río Espino (Thornbush River) is on the north, and the Río Colorado (Red River) and Río Molino (Mill River) establish the eastern border.

Located at 10.1, -84.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, Alajuela Province

Palmares (canton)

Palmares is the name of the seventh canton in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 38.06 km², and has a population of 31,608. The capital city of the canton is also called Palmares. The canton encompasses a circular area with the city of Palmares at its center. The Montes de Aguacate (Avocado Mountains) establish the boundary on the canton's southwestern edge and the Río Grande (Great River) delineates the boundary on its north and northeast sides.

Located at 10.0483, -84.4411 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, Alajuela Province

Poás (canton)

Poás is the eighth canton in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 73.84 square kilometres, and has a population of 26,476 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is San Pedro. The elongated canton sits among the ridges and valleys on the southern slope of Poás Volcano. The Río Poás and Río Poasito form its eastern border, while the Río Prendes and Río Tacares limit the canton to the west. Poás Volcano is the canton's northernmost point.

Located at 10.0833, -84.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, Alajuela Province

Valverde Vega (canton)

Valverde Vega is the name of the 12th canton in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 120.25 square kilometres, and has a population of 17,322 (estimate as of 2003). The capital city of the canton is Sarchí Norte. The elongated canton lies between the Río Molino and Río Toro on the northwest and the Río Sarchí on the southeast.

Located at 10.1628, -84.2956 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, Alajuela Province

San Rafael (canton)

San Rafael is the name of the fifth canton in the province of Heredia in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 48.39 km², and has a population of 39,636. The capital city of the canton is also called San Rafael. The canton is northeast of the provincial capital city of Heredia, reaching from the suburbs high into the Cordillera Central (Central Mountain Range). The canton of San Rafael is subdivided into 5 distritos (districts). San Rafael San Josecito Santiago Los Ángeles Concepción

Located at 10.0689, -84.4258 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, Populated places established in 1885

Naranjo de Alajuela

Naranjo is the capital city of the canton of Naranjo in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. It is also the name of the distrito (district) that includes the city. The district of Naranjo covers an area of 25.75 km², and has a population of 19,760. The city lies at an elevation of 1,043 meters above sea level in the Central Valley (Valle Central), 31 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital city of Alajuela, and 47 kilometers from the national capital city of San Jose.

Located at 10.1, -84.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Costa Rica, Geography of Costa Rica, Alajuela Province

Palmares de Alajuela

Palmares is the capital city of the canton of Palmares in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. It is also the name of the distrito (district) that includes the city. The district of Palmares covers an area of 1.09 km, and has a population of 4,416.

Located at 10.05, -84.4333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Costa Rica

San Pedro de Poás

San Pedro is the capital city of the canton of Poás in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. It is also the name of the distrito (district) that includes the city. The district of San Pedro covers an area of 14.64 km², and has a population of 7,497. The city lies at an elevation of 1,148 meters above sea level in the mountains of the Cordillera Central (Central Mountain Range) in Costa Rica.

Located at 10.0833, -84.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Costa Rica

Sarchí

Sarchí is the capital city of the canton of Valverde Vega also known as Sarchí in the province of Alajuela in Costa Rica. The district of Sarchí covers an area of 15.11 km² (1), including the central area of the city. It has a population of 6,912 (2). The district of Sarchí Sur covers an area of 6.51 km² (1), and has a population of 4,659 (2).

Located at 10.0833, -84.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Costa Rica

Festival Imperial

Festival Imperial is a major Costa Rican music festival organized by Cerveceria Costa Rica and their flagship beer: Imperial. The first festival took place in April 2006 and brought world-known performers such as Sting, Jamiroquai, Diego Torres, and The Rasmus. The second edition of the festival was held on April 2008 and featured: Duran Duran, Incubus and Smashing Pumpkins among others.

Located at 9.97333, -84.2494 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Rock festivals, Music festivals in Costa Rica

Iglesia de la Agonía

The Iglesia de la Agonía is a church in Liberia, Costa Rica. Built in 1825, it is an adobe colonial church and is recognisable by its white Spanish style brickwork with its twin pillars and an arched entrance. The church contains a small museum of notable religious artwork.

Located at 10.0175, -84.2087 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Costa Rica, Art museums and galleries in Costa Rica, Religious buildings completed in 1825, Religious museums

The Ara Project

The Ara Project is a non-profit organization and licensed zoological park (formerly known as Amigos de las Aves) based in Costa Rica.

Located at 10.0084, -84.1903 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Conservation in Costa Rica, Conservation organisations

Santiago District, Palmares

Santiago District is one of the districts of Palmares in Alajuela Province, Costa Rica. Its population recorded in the census of 30 May 2011 was 1,281.

Located at 10.0667, -84.4833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Costa Rica

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Sarchí.

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02 Jun
2019

Encontro Integral Woman & Severinas Do Brasil
Starting at: 10:00 am (10:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

16 Jun
2019

Boda Prueba
Starting at: 07:00 am (07:00).
More Information: eventful.com.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sarchí Norte, Sarchí