It is an old village with adobe houses that are caracterized by their whitish volcanic in origin floors, located 22 Km to the northeast of Cañas via the nteramericana and 190 Km from San José. It was the fourth area when it was founded a county on the 7th of December 1848, Bagaces borders the province of Alajuela to the north, with the county of Upala. There is no exit to the sea but it does sit next to Liberia, Carrillo, Cañas, Nicoya  and a small part with Santa Cruz, Tilarán. There are four districts: Bagaces, Fortuna, Mogote (Guayabo), Río Naranjo.


Banco Nacional Ph (506) 2671-1047 / 2671-1755 / 2671-1330, Ph/fax (506) 2671-1045. Located contiguous to the Municipality of Bagaces. Open from Monday to Friday of 08:30 a.m to 03:45 p.m. With currency change and automatic cashier. 

Banco de Costa Rica Ph (506) 2671-2522 / 2671-1219, Ph/fax (506) 2671-2166. Located 300 meters north of the post office of Costa Rica. Open from Monday to Friday of 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. With currency change and automatic cashier.  

How to arrive and leave

The bus terminal is 100 meters north of the bank. The services to Liberia and Cañas stop opposite the entrance to the village.