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Monte de la Cruz

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Address: San Rafael de Heredia, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
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+506 2267 6401

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Nice place to relax and enjoy the view of the valey. Better enjoyed in the early morning. Easy trails and space for an outdoor lunch and sports activities

Reviewed December 23, 2016
Harold R
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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86 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Monte de la Cruz was a great place to visit. Today, I went there to see how's everything and did not lasted more than 30 mins.. The place is simply,y crowded, common areas are dirty and there were many people there that seemed like trying to steal things from you... Sad news...

Thank jochava
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3 reviews
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to relax and enjoy the view of the valey. Better enjoyed in the early morning. Easy trails and space for an outdoor lunch and sports activities

Thank Harold R
Heredia, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

It's a very nice place with many ranchs and a long green zone with trees and plants. The weather is cool and very healthy. In the dry season the sun shines all the day and is a especial weather with beautifull views.

Thank lmoya1952
1 review
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

This a great 0ñace to share time with your relatives or friends. Full of green areas and grass in which you can lay down and relax or you can also walk thru the woods or play soccer o simply have an awesome picnic time.

Thank Esteban N
Heredia, Costa Rica
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16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Nice trails, though not extensive, some with great view of San Jose and the Central Valley. Ranchos for rent but you will need to get here early - these covered areas have tables, benches etc - all you will need to settle in to a nice day of relaxation. Kids area for ball games, playground. Bathrooms have easy access. You... More 

Thank jonnieak
Heredia, Costa Rica
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92 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Monte de la Cruz is well up the hill (monte) from San Rafael de Heredia. It is a popular spot for groups and families to go to be outdoors and have a picnic. There are many good restaurants on the road climbing up from San Rafa. It offers nice views of Heredia and beyond with a cool crisp climate. I... More 

Thank Quincho Q
Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

One of my fave areas in CR.. It is perfect for walking and relaxing with friends. Great place to take beautiful pictures.

Thank Mauna28
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58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great for one day trips, near the city but far enough to make you disconnect from everything too. You can take a walk through the woods, relax laying down in the grass, play soccer, have a BBQ, or just relax. It's great for going solo, with your friends or family. Picnics are a great option too.

Thank LiizMastrapa
San Pedro, Belize
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51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2015

When visiting, just hope there are no clouds so you can get the best view of Heredia. Take a sweater because is it cold. It's great for picnics and family fun!

Thank Rajiv N
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Friends and I decided to have a little adventure, so we went up to Heredia's mountains to enjoy a picnic. When we arrived they told us we needed to pay to go in, which is fine, and then they told us that if we wanted to sit down and eat in a "Rancho", we needed to pay more. Well that... More 

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