With some stunning views of Costa Rica’s rural countryside, Turrialba is a charming little town in the lush and beautiful Central Valley in Cartago province. Famous for being a white water rafting hotspot and base camp, this town lies 53 km east of the capital city San Jose. Turrialba is also famous for its cheese, hand-sewn baseballs used in the World Series and for open air fruit and vegetable markets with some of the freshest, best-looking products available in Costa Rica.
Other surrounding features include Guayabo Arqueological Monument, Turrialba Volcano and activities such as horseback riding, hiking trails, canyoning, waterfall rappelling, hot-air balloon flights, mountain biking and jungle expeditions. With dozens of tour operators running in the area to provide fun filled day trips for adventure lovers and family day outs, this is the perfect place for an unforgettable vacation!