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Monte de la Cruz

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

My wife and I go to Monte de la Cruz quite often as it is fresh up there and has a beautiful view... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Kenneth7228
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Heredia, Costa Rica
It was a great place... Those times are gone...

Monte de la Cruz was a great place to visit. Today, I went there to see how's everything and did... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
jochava
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
May 22, 2017
“Picnic”
Feb 18, 2017
“It was a great place... Those times are gone...”
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San Rafael de Heredia, Heredia 40101, Costa Rica
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+506 2267 6401
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

My wife and I go to Monte de la Cruz quite often as it is fresh up there and has a beautiful view of the valley. It has become increasingly more crowded as a lot of local families love to come here. We take a...More

Thank Kenneth7228
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Reviewed 18 February 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...More

Thank jochava
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Reviewed 24 December 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
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Reviewed 18 October 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.

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Reviewed 29 August 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
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Reviewed 26 July 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...More

Thank jonnieak
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Reviewed 24 March 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...More

Thank Quincho Q
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Reviewed 15 March 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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Reviewed 18 August 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,...More

Thank LiizMastrapa
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Reviewed 29 January 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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