Tour Cartago on the cheap

Take the vacation that you or your family have been looking forward to!

Cartago is a beautiful province that offers a variety of free destinations where you can go to enjoy your next day off or weekend.

Have lunch in the great outdoors

Just 2 km (1.3 miles) east of the church of Paraíso de Cartago, there are peaceful green areas for you to enjoy.

The lookout is ideal to feel sit and read a good book, admire nature and share lunch on their picnic tables

Visit the Cachí dam as well

Just like the Mirador de Orosi, admission here is completely free of charge. The two are also not far apart, so you can see both in a single day.

In addition, just 8 km (5 miles) away you can see the Cachí dam, which is worth a look.

Everything you need to know

  • Hours of operation: Seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Address: 2 km (1.3 miles) east of the church of Paraíso
  • Admission: Free
  • Services: Children’s playground, green areas, restrooms. Accessible under the provisions of Law 7600 on equality of opportunity for persons with special needs.
    There is also plenty of space to move around, barbecue spots, drinking water, security, picnic tables and parking.
  • Bus service: You can take a bus behind the Sagrado Corazón School, just across from the Parque de las Ruinas in Cartago. Driving from San José takes about an hour.