LIBERIA CITY

LIBERIA CITY

Located 247 Km from San José on the Interamerican highway, it is the capital of the province of Guanacaste and is known as the White City. It was founded in 1769, seven years before the United States was made a nation, it is said that it was built upon white land originating from volcanic rocks of that color. This area has impressive tourist attractions such as the Santa Rosa National Park, that is located 43 Km from Liberia, here you will also find the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano and the national park of the same name and the   Santa María Volcano. From this area you can visit Las Hornillas, Las Pailas and la Laguna, Los Jilgueros on foot from Rincón de la Vieja. You will be amazed when you see Las Morochas canyon, that is located 10 Km from Liberia towards Santa María. It has an extension of 1.435.47 km2. The city offers a variety of facilities such as hotels, restaurants, transport and shops. It has a National Health Hospital (CCSS), as well as bank offices and public institutions. Festivals are celebrated in a kiosk in the Central Park several days during the week, interested by the local band. During the dry season Coyol Wine is made in Guanacaste after three days of fermentation from the sap of this tree. The majority of Liberia does not look so old, although some of the buildings that surround the Central Plaza conserve a colonial style.  

Banks

BAC San José Ph (506) 2666-2020 Located in the center of Comercial Plaza Santa Rosa, with cash machine and currency exchange.

Banco Nacional. Located in the center of Comercial Plaza Santa Rosa, with a cash machin and currency exchange.

Banco de Costa Rica. Located in the center of Comercial Plaza Santa Rosa, with cash  machina and currency exchange .

Banco Popular Ph (506) 2666-0158/ 2666-1932. Located on the main Avenue of the  Boulevard infront of the Courts. With cash machine and currency exchange. Open from Monday to Friday from 8:15 a.m to 3:45 p.m and Saturday from 8:15 a.m to 11:30 a.m.

Banco Nacional Ph (506) 2690-9000. Located on the main avenue of the Boulevard. With a cash machine and money exchange and self banking.   

Banco de Costa Rica Tel (506) 2666-9002/ 2666-0148, fax (506) 2666-2582 Diagonal to the Central Park. Timetable: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. With cash machine and currency exchange.

Banco Popular Ph (506)  2665-3282. Located 125 meters to the north of the Cathedral. Open from Monday to Friday from 1:30 p.m to 7:00 p.m and Saturday from 11:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m. With cash machines and currency exchange .