Buy Vouchers

Events in Costa Rica

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Costa Rica


Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

Irazu National Park
  • Irazu National Park

  • 30 kilometers east of San Jose, Costa Rica, San-Jose-Province

Irazu National Park - Costarica

Are you a business owner in Costa Rica?

Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Costa Rica.

  • Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'

Directions to Irazu National Park

Irazu National Park is located just thirty miles east of San Jose and 11,000 feet above sea level.  You may have seen the bright greenish yellow waters of Diego de la Haya crater lake as you flew into the International Airport.  The crater lake is a part of Irazu Volcano National Park and Irazu is the highest in Costa Rica perching itself 3,432 meters above sea level.  Considered the most active volcano in the country, Irazu last erupted in 1963-1965 which left the vegetation on the east side of the volcano devastated.

There was a reforestation project going on in that area which has made immense progress over the last few years, but remains slow at bringing back the trees that once covered the ridge.  The lake keeps the same greenish yellow color all year long as the rainfall flows over the mineral rich walls and into the lake. You get a view of the depth of the crater from a viewing platform well above the perimeter.  To the southwest of the volcano the Ricardo Jimenez Oreamuno Recreation Area is a great stop close to the park as hiking trails and camping is available.  There is a visitor center with a small cafe at the viewing platform inside the park, but no camping or accommodations are currently offered.

Address: 30 kilometers east of San Jose, Costa Rica , Central Valley View Larger Map

You may also like

My Lists

Create New Guide


My Guides

Login to create your guides for Costa Rica.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide



Create & Share Your Own 'Mini Guide to Costa Rica'

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section


Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Costa Rica is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations

Quick Pay

Pay By Card

 Store Card Details for Quick Pay