Reasons To Visit Liberia
Liberia is one of Costa Rica’s most popular travel destinations offering a wealth of things to see and do. Along with its many charming historic landmarks, the city is ideally located close to the many beautiful beaches along Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast and is also excellent for adventurous travelers looking to explore the nearby Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park. The city is also well known for its spa centers and hot springs where you can relax and get pampered, or you can enjoy a fun family day out at the BuenaVista waterpark.
Arriving In Liberia
Liberia International Airport, also known as Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport, is the second busiest airport in Costa Rica handling over 1 million passengers every year. Although the airport handles a range of international flights including direct flights from Europe, travelers from the UAE will not be able to fly to Liberia nonstop. However, the airport has plenty of connections so you can easily make the journey with just a single stopover at all times of year.
Liberia International Airport is a relatively small airport but still offers all of the essential facilities you would expect. As well as a restaurant and café on site, you can do some duty-free shopping during your stay and Wi-Fi is also available. When you have arrived at the airport there are public buses available to travel into the city for those on a tight budget, while there are also plentiful taxis if you would rather reach your destination directly. Alternatively, you could consider a rental car in Liberia if you want to explore the beautiful island at your leisure.
Liberia Travel Information
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As a UAE national traveling to Costa Rica, you are allowed to enter the country without needing a visa for a period of up to 90 days. In Liberia temperatures are relatively consistent over the course of the year with average highs of 30 to 35 degrees, with the hottest time of year falling between January and May. Be advised that there is a rainy season in the region which begins in May and continues until October. You will need to put your clocks back by a considerable 10 hours to get on local time in Costa Rica, while the currency you will need in the country is the Costa Rican colon, although you will also find that US dollars are widely accepted in the country.
* This information is correct as of March 2018
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