San Rafael
in Escazú of Provincia de San José, Costa Rica

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
9.928 and -84.137 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 9° 55' 40" and W -84° 8' 14"
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: 02:18 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Costa_Rica
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:17 am and 5:59 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
References
This place on Geonames.org

Touring San Rafael

San Rafael in Escazú (Provincia de San José) with it's 25,410 residents is a town located in Costa Rica a little west of San Jose, the country's capital place.

Time in San Rafael is now 02:18 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Costa Rica with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby San Rafael. The closest airport in Costa Rica is Tobias Bolanos International Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Costa Rica is Area de Conservación Guanacaste in a distance of 66 mi (or 106 km), North. We collected 1 points of interest near this location. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: San Jose, Heredia, San Pedro, Alajuela and Sabanilla. 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: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 20%
Air Humidity 80%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 77% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Thursday, 20th of June 2019

24°C (76 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Friday, 21st of June 2019

26°C (79 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 22nd of June 2019

25°C (76 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Sheraton San Jose Hotel Costa Rica

Address
1,8 mi
Route 27, 350 Metros Oeste Multiplaza
10203 San José
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


SAN JOSE GRAND TARA HOTEL

Address
0,5 mi
SAN JOSE PICO BLANCO DE ESCAZU
00000 San Jose
Costa Rica

Time Information

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


InterContinental Hotels COSTA RICA AT MULTIPLAZA MALL

Address
1,7 mi
In Front Of Multiplaza,Shopping Center
11856 SAN JOSE
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Barceló San Jose

Address
1,7 mi
Robledal Uruca
10107 San José
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


WYNDHAM GARDEN SAN JOSE ESCAZU

Address
0,9 mi
SAN RAFAEL ESCAZU
2388 100 Escazu
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Courtyard San Jose Escazu

Address
1,2 mi
Autopista Prospero Fernandez, Calle Marginal N, Plaza Itskatzu
10203 Carmen,San Jose
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Residence Inn San Jose Escazu

Address
0,8 mi
Ave. Escazu Complex Prospero Fernandez Hwy
10203 San Jose
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Isla Verde Hotel

Address
1,3 mi
200 Oeste de la Embajada Americana
10109 San Jose
Costa Rica

Time Information

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


Hilton Garden Inn San Jose La Sabana Costa Rica

Address
2,1 mi
Boulevard de Rohrmoser La Sabana
10101 San Jose
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Rincón del Valle Hotel & Suites

Address
2,0 mi
50m este 50m sur del Colegio de Medicos
10108 San Jose
Costa Rica

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


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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.

National Theatre of Costa Rica

The National Theatre of Costa Rica (Spanish: Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica) is the national theatre of Costa Rica. It is located in the central section of San José, Costa Rica. Construction began in 1891, and it opened to the public on 21 October 1897 with a performance of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust. The National Theatre stood as a cultural asset of the country during a time when coffee exports were a source of its success.

Located at 9.93313, -84.077 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1897 establishments in Costa Rica, National theatres, Opera houses in Costa Rica, Theatres in Costa Rica, Visitor attractions in Costa Rica

San José (canton)

San José is the name of the first canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 44.62 km² and has a population of 288,054 (6,455.71 inhabitants per km²). It includes the national capital city of San José. The canton lies on a fertile plain at the southern end of the Central Valley (Meseta Central). The "Río Virilla" and "Río Torres" form the border on the north, while the Río Tiribí marks the southern boundary.

Located at 9.93333, -84.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
San José Canton, Cantons of Costa Rica

Escazú (canton)

Escazú is the name of the second canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 34.49 km². The canton lies west to San José Canton and its whole territory is part of San José Metropolitan Area Although the canton was one of the earliest established in the country, as the metropolitan area has expanded Escazú has become a suburban area on the west side of the national capital city of San José. It is delineated by the Río Tiribí on its northern border.

Located at 9.91667, -84.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
San José Province, Cantons of Costa Rica

Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Santa Ana is a city in the Central District of Santa Ana, Santa Ana Canton, San José Province, Costa Rica. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:9|56|N|84|11|W|region:CR-SJ_type:city(34507) || |primary |name= }}. The city acts as seat to the municipal government of the Santa Ana Canton. Since the Central District is mostly comprised by the city of Santa Ana, they are often treated interchangeably.

Located at 9.93333, -84.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Costa Rica

Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica (2011)

Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica (National Stadium of Costa Rica) is a multi-purpose stadium in La Sabana, San José, Costa Rica. It is the first modern sport and event arena to be built in Central America. The stadium was completed in 2011 and officially opened its doors to the public on Saturday, March 26 of that same year. The stadium replaces the original National Stadium.

Located at 9.93639, -84.1078 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Costa Rica, Athletics (track and field) venues in Costa Rica, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Costa Rica, Sports venues completed in 2011

United World College of Costa Rica

The United World College Costa Rica (UWCCR) (Spanish - Colegio del Mundo Unido Costa Rica), located in the Santa Ana suburb of San José, is the 11th United World College and the first to offer instruction in both English and Spanish. The College, formerly the "Colegio Internacional SOS Hermann Gmeiner," opened in August 2006 and graduated its first UWC-admitted applicants in 2008. At the moment it contains 149 international students from more than 60 different countries.

Located at 9.93858, -84.1803 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
United World Colleges, International Baccalaureate schools in Costa Rica

Tibas

Tibás is the name of the 13th canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 8.15 km², and has a population of 76,815. The capital city of the canton is San Juan. The canton forms a northern suburb of the national capital city of San José. It is triangular in shape, with the Río Virilla as its northern boundary. The Quebrada Rivera, a canyon, establishes the southwestern limit of the canton and also a portion of the southeastern boundary.

Located at 9.95889, -84.0825 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, San José Province

Alajuelita (canton)

Alajuelita is the name of the 10th canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 21.17 km², and has a population of 75,418. The capital city of the canton is Alajuelita. The odd-shaped canton reaches southwest from the suburbs of the national capital city of San José. It is delineated by the Río Tiribí on the northeast, Río Cañas on the east, Río Poás on the southeast, and the Cerros de Escazú at it far southwestern end.

Located at 9.9, -84.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, San José Province

Santa Ana (canton)

Santa Ana is the name of the 9th canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 61.42 km², and has a population of 48,879. The capital city of the canton is Santa Ana. The triangular-shaped canton is delineated by the Río Virilla on the north and stretches south as it narrows to include a portion of the Cerros de Escazú.

Located at 9.93333, -84.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Costa Rica, San José Province

British School of Costa Rica

Located at 9.95038, -84.1338 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
British international schools, Educational institutions established in 1981, International Baccalaureate schools in Costa Rica

Gravilias de Desamparados

Gravilias de Desamparados is one of the twelve districts of the Canton of Desamparados, San Jose, Costa Rica. The district's name comes from one species of tree widely used to provide shadow to coffee plantations.

Located at 9.9, -84.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Costa Rica

Carmen District, San José

El Carmen District is the first distrito of San José Canton in Costa Rica, and one of the four administrative units that form San José city proper. This district is not heavily populated although it is a busy downtown area in daytime.

Located at 9.9, -84.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of San José Canton

Merced District

Merced District, the second "distrito" of San José Canton, in Costa Rica, is one of the four administrative units that form San José downtown properly. This division is merely commercial, but covers an important part of "josefino" life and activities.

Located at 9.91667, -84.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of San José Canton

Mata Redonda District

Mata Redonda is the name of the eighth "district" of San José Canton, Costa Rica. Besides the case of Carmen, afflicted by a strong population decline, Mata Redonda district possess the lowest rate of population density in San José downtown, because of the fact that within its confines lies the biggest urban park in the city, La Sabana Metropolitan Park.

Located at 9.93056, -84.1072 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of San José Canton

La Sabana Metropolitan Park

La Sabana Metropolitan Park (Spanish: Parque Metropolitano La Sabana), located in downtown San José, Costa Rica, is the country's biggest and most important urban park. Covering an area of 0.72 km² (72 hectares = 720 000 m2), the park is adjacent to the city's core districts, offering green space and recreation to its residents. Several important institutions and organizations are located inside and in the surroundings of the park.

Located at 9.93556, -84.1042 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Urban public parks, , San José, Costa Rica, San José Canton

Pavas District

Pavas District, ninth of its kind in San José Canton, is the most populated of 470 districts in Costa Rica. The district comprises Tobías Bolaños International Airport, San José's domestic airport.

Located at 9.95, -84.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of San José Canton

Hatillo District

Hatillo is the tenth district in San José Canton, the second highest of 470 districts in population density in Costa Rica, after Tibás's León XIII District.

Located at 9.91667, -84.1 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of San José Canton

San Sebastián District

San Sebastian District is one of eight districts of the province Cusco in Peru.

Located at 9.91667, -84.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Districts of San José Canton

Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica (1924)

Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica (Costa Rica National Stadium) was a multi-use stadium in La Sabana, San José, Costa Rica. It was used mostly for football matches. The stadium held 25,000 and was built in 1924. It was replaced by the current National Stadium. The stadium played host to Amnesty International's Human Rights Now! Benefit Concert on September 13, 1988.

Located at 9.9365, -84.1079 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Costa Rica, Athletics (track and field) venues in Costa Rica, Defunct association football venues

San José Central Market

San José Central Market is the largest market of the city of San José, Costa Rica. Established in 1880, it occupies an entire block on Avenida Central, 250m northwest of the Parque Central. The market contains a complex of narrow alleys with over 200 shops, stalls, and cheap restaurants called sodas.

Located at 9.9347, -84.082 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Retail markets in Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica, 1880 establishments

Escuela San Felipe

Escuela San Felipe is a school in the San Felipe district of Alajuelita Canton, San José, Costa Rica. Founded in 1966, the school initially only had two classrooms.

Located at 9.90185, -84.1048 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Schools in Costa Rica

El Virilla train accident

The El Virilla train accident occurred in Costa Rica on March 14, 1926 when an overcrowded train carrying mostly farmers and labourers derailed whilst crossing a bridge across the Virilla River Canyon, killing 248 and injuring 93. The train concerned was a Sunday excursion from Alajuela and Heredia to Cartago where most intended to visit the statue of the Le Negrita at the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles, which supposedly has great healing powers.

Located at 9.96611, -84.0903 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway accidents in Costa Rica, Railway accidents in 1926, 1926 in Costa Rica, Transport in Costa Rica, Bridge disasters in Costa Rica, Bridge disasters caused by overloading, Bridge disasters caused by construction error

Civil Aviation Direction General (Costa Rica)

The Civil Aviation Direction General (Spanish: Dirección General de Aviación Civil, DGAC) is the civil aviation authority of Costa Rica. It oversees all aspects of civil aviation operations and infrastructure within the country. The body was created by law on 26 October 1949. Its headquarters is in San José.

Located at 9.93333, -84.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation in Costa Rica, Civil aviation authorities, Organizations investigating aviation accidents and incidents

Parque de Diversiones

The Parque Diversiones Dr. Roberto Ortiz Brenes (English: National Amusement Park Dr. Roberto Ortiz Brenes; also known as Parque Diversiones) is an amusement park located in San José, Costa Rica. The park's motto is "healthy children helping healing children". The park was named for Dr. Brenes because it was his proposal which resulted in it being established. His idea was that the profits from the amusement park would assist to support the National Children's Hospital "Dr.

Located at 9.95995, -84.1275 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Amusement parks, Buildings and structures in Costa Rica, Children's hospitals

Chinatown, San José

Not to be confused with the defunct Chinatown of San Jose, California Chinatown in San José, is an urban area located in the capital of Costa Rica. It is the first of its kind in a Central American city. The area began to develop as a commercial center during the last decades of the twentieth century, basically with the advent of supermarkets, shops and some restaurants whose owners are Chinese. The neighborhood was officially opened on Wednesday 5 December 2012.

Located at 9.93167, -84.0744 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ethnic enclaves in South America, Chinatowns in Latin America, San José, Costa Rica

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Pavas: San José, Pavas (source)

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