Liberia is the capital of the northwestern province of Guanacaste, and home to an International Airport with flights arriving from Houston, Atlanta, Miami, New York and Los Angeles. Many tourists see it as a ’stop-over’ to get to the Guanacaste gold coast, or on their way to Rincón de la Vieja National Park. However, if [...]
Liberia is the cultural center and literal capital of Guanacaste. While staying here, guests can enjoy a simple day in the central park with street vendors, skateboarders and couples filling up the benches that are scattered about in a geometric pattern. On Friday evenings, a band can often be found playing in the central park as [...]
The most popular dance club in Liberia for the younger crowds is Kuru. This dance club, located just outside of the city on the other side of the red light, gets more crowded on the outside as cars and people line up to see who is out and about and purchase drinks from the outdoor [...]
Until Liberia moves beyond its reputation as a ‘pit stop’, no luxury hotels seem to be in the works, while the real estate in the area is getting progressively more expensive and luxurious.
On the main road from San Jose you will find the Hotel Boyeros, which is better known in town for its 24-hour restaurant with [...]
Las Tinajas, which sits opposite the church in front of the central park, is a Liberia tradition. The casados go for less than $4 and include heaping servings of rice, beans, salad, chicken, steak or pork, and sweet fried plantains. It is also a great place to sit and sip a beer or a banana milkshake [...]