San Ramon

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Everyone enjoys the happiness of dearest friends and family members surrounding them. And a Good community is something that can make a huge positive impact on your physical as well as mental health. If you are looking for a place in Costa Rica where you can live with your friends and family members and can enjoy a good friendly community, San Ramon is second to none. Located  in the province of Alajuela, San Ramon is a provincial city which is called the City of Poets And Presidents.

Accommodations

hostel sabana Hostel Sabana:

This hostel was founded in April 2012. For the tourists with limited budget, this hostel is perfect. It provides 6 rooms each of which is featured with closet and private bathroom. There is also a dormitory room that is ideal for accommodating 7 people. Other rooms in this hostel feature a bunk bed and a queen size bed. You can visit this hostel with a group. Hostel facilities also include handicap accessibility, 24 hour security, free secure garage parking, daily housekeeping, hot showers, free wireless internet connection and there is TV in private rooms.

Call: 506-2445-8105 , 506-8550-1252
Website http://hostelsabana.com/

villa blanca cloud forest hotel nature reserve costa rica Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve:

Blending the experience of staying amid of endangered types of tropical forests with comfort of an modern boutique hotel is challenging. But Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve has done this quite successfully. They offer 3 different types of rooms: Superior Casitas, Deluxe Casitas, and Honeymoon Suite. To ensure highest level of comfort, they offer spa and a health club. Some other great features include complementary breakfast, high speed Wifi in public ares, and parking area where you can park your vehicles free of costs. The surrounding and landscaping are breathtaking. The majestic Arenal Volcano in the distance will leave you breathless.

Phone: +1 (506) 2461-0300
Website: http://www.villablanca-costarica.com/

hotel la posada costa rica san ramon La Posada Jungle Hotel:

Located at the entrance of Manuel Antonio National Park, La Posada Casa and Jungle Bungalows hidden gem in San Ramon. Unspoiled beaches made Manuel Antonio the most popular National Park among the locals as well as tourists. Besides the Breathtaking beaches, this park offers very well maintained trails that is perfect for watching Costa Rica’s world famous lowland rainforest. So no wonder Manuel Antonio National Park has been listed as one of the twenty Most Beautiful Parks in the World by Forbes Magazine. La Posada Jungle Hotel offers accommodation options including Garden View Suites, Deluxe Suites, La Posada Jungle Suite, Titi Monkey Room, The Sloth Room and La Casa Macaw.

Phone: 506-2777-1446
Website: https://www.posadahotel.net/

Casa Amanecer Bed & Breakfast:

The place lived up to expectations. If you are looking for a soothing boutique bed and breakfast experience, Casa Amanecer Bed & Breakfast perfect for you. Though located only 45 minutes from the San Jose airport, it gives you great views of the forest at a distance.  It’s very close to beautiful town of San Ramón.  Famous Costa Rincan architect Luis Diego Quirós designed this modern, teak and concrete structure. This hotel offers 4 Our Double Rooms equipped with either a queen bed or two individual beds while The Master Suite has a king bed and a matrimonial-size bed.

Phone us at +506-2445-2100
Website: http://casa-amanecer-cr.com

Restaurants:

Aromas Cafe Aromas Cafe:

This cafe is ideal for visiting with your family, kids and also a large group. You can enjoy delightful dishes during breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. It can serve special dishes for large groups or parties. All the dishes are prepared with fresh food products.

Call: (506)-2445 0535
Website: http://aromascafecr.com

 

Savory A La Thai Savory A La Thai:

Savory A La Thai is one of the most popular restaurants in that ares. But interestingly it’s never over crowded and it has great atmosphere. This place is famous for Thai cuisine. Thai cuisine is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. Its distinctive flavors and aromas also have added health benefits too.

Phone: +506 6012 7722
https://www.facebook.com/Savory-A-La-Thai-1230624153677759

Chepes Chepe’s:

Chepe’s is a small yet very popular restaurants in San Ramon. Though it’s a little restaurant, it offers a wide variety of foods. If you a dessert lover, it’s a heaven for you as they serves 5 different desserts. And most importantly the food is just authentic and testy.

Phone: +506 2456 1441
https://www.facebook.com/Chepes-242303379289231/

El Sendero Restaurant Restaurante El Sendero

Restaurante El Sendero is known for its freshly served fruits and dairy-based items. Most of their customers love the fresh ingredients they use in their meals. And the location is awesome, just next to a cloud forest. They have a very expert chef who makes every meal tasty and cooked to perfection.

Phone: +506 2461 0300
https://www.facebook.com/restauranteelsendero/

Octubre 29 Gastrobar Octubre 29 Gastrobar:

With its cozy atmosphere and unique decoration, Octubre 29 Gastrobar is a great place to enjoy some delicious food while you are in San Ramon. It offers good pizza, octopus dish, tapa and also carpaccio and all the dishes are prepared by expert chef. In this town this is the place where you will find a wide selection of beer, wine and mixed drinks.

Call: +506 2447 6000
https://www.facebook.com/octubre29gastrobar/

La Choza De Dona Emilce La Choza De Dona Emilce:

Situated just a few minutes north of San Ramon, this restaurant is ideal for families and kids. It also has wheelchair accessibility. At this restaurant you will meet some friendly staff and will enjoy great service. You can try their traditional plate of braised beef and onions which are served with beans, rice and also fresh salad. This restaurant offers a large menu to choose from delicious meat and fish or seafood dishes. It also offers fresh lemonade and beverage. All the foods are offered in reasonable price.

Call: +506 2447 1272
https://www.facebook.com/lachozaemilce/

Rincon de Poeta Rincon de Poeta:

This restaurant has a nice seating arrangement with a patio entrance furnished with tables outside and also inside. At this casual restaurant you can enjoy Tico style foods. At this restaurant you can enjoy lunch and dinner and can have Contemporary as well as vegetarian friendly dishes. You will enjoy excellent service and delicious and fresh food. Its friendly staff most of whom can speak English and ensure the guests know which dishes are the guests having.

Call: +506 2447 3942
https://www.facebook.com/RestauranteRinconPoeta/

Nightlife:

bocaditos Bocaditos:

Located 250 meters west of the hospital on a primary east-west road, this sports bar has an open-air seating arrangement. It is an inviting place to enjoy watching your favorite sports. You will meet its friendly manager Luis and enjoy amazing foods like well prepared and large portion of bocas which are served with salad and mashed potatoes. You can also try Fajitas de Pollp and Pescado Ajillo. You can try alcohol offered in a reasonable price.

Call: +506 2445 6403
https://www.facebook.com/bocaditosbar/

 

Secretos Lounge Bar & Club Secretos Bar & Club:

Opened back in 1989, this bar and club is situated in the heart of San Ramon. Set just `50 m west of the main church, this place is decorated and designed as a typical night club. For many years it has been a popular dance club for locals. It has many disco lights, a main dance floor and DJ booth. It is a popular place for hang out at night to the young crown of the area.

Call: +506 2447 1850
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bar-Secretos-San-Ramon/350122074999254

Rincon Poeta Rincon Poeta:

Situated on the main road in San Ramon, this intimate bar decor represents art shows by local artists and also locally crafted furnishings. This bar gets busier most night from 7:30 to 8 PM. At this place you will enjoy amazing food, great crowd and will feet friendly staff. Set just within a couple of blocks before the church, this bar keeps the music volume moderated and not so overwhelming as many other places of the country. You can try their fresh shrimp or bocas both sauteed or fried in garlic sauce. They also offers seafood soup, plantano fritters, cerviche and patacones, fresh cheese and salsa. You can enjoy rough liquor which are prepared from sugar cane and also can try local liquor.

Call: +506 2447 3942
https://www.facebook.com/Restaurante-Rinc%C3%B3n-poeta-260171037358198/

Attractions:

Butterfly Garden:

This garden is located 7 km west of San Ramon. Set on the Pan-American highway at the El Jardin Souvenir shop and restaurant, this garden is a well-known tourist destination. At this small butterfly garden, you will spot stunning orchids and other amazing native flowers as well as hundreds of Morphos.

Jose Figueres Ferrer Historic and Cultural Center:

Situated at the north side of the San Ramon Parish Church, this historic and culture has the mission to facilitate, sponsor and promote the artistic and cultural development. This center is a living monument that can be visited by both kids and adults. At this center you can learn about visual arts, dance, music and many more. It arranges different types of artistic training and promotion projects. It remains open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm.

Los Angeles Cloud Forest Reserve:

Located 12.5 miles north of San Ramon, this cloud forest reserve is not as popular as other cloud forest of the country. With its 1,975 acre area, this primary forest include rushing waterfalls, cloud forest and rich biodiversity. With the help of an expert bilingual guide, you can visit this reserve and enjoy watching different species of colorful birds and also mammals. At this reserve you can also enjoy canopy tour and by renting horse from nearby lodges, you can also go for a ride and enjoy explore the amazing natural beauty of the surrounding area.

Museum of San Ramon Museum of San Ramon:

Situated on the north side of the San Ramon Parque Central, the Museum of San Ramon is the only building of the 19th century that remains in the town. Its exhibit halls represents the history and culture of Ramonense. This place belongs to the University of Costa Rica and it carries out actions for rescuing study and divulge the natural and cultural heritage of the region. You can visit this place and enjoy watching their current exhibition going on or can enjoy a free concert or can join an art class. This museum has a collections of valuable documents and also historical objects.

Call: +506 2447 7137
http://www.so.ucr.ac.cr/

Parque Central:

You can visit this park and observe simple colorful life of San Ramon. You might watch local ladies shopping and gossiping. It is an ideal place to spend some tranquil time sitting in a park bench and enjoy watching the amazing landscape of the surrounding area.

Temple Parroquial de San Ramon – San Ramon Parish Church:

It is an amazing structure of the Alajuela province and a great attraction to the tourists of San Ramon. It becomes busiest on Sunday afternoon.

The Muses Waterfall:

This amazing waterfall is situated just five minutes from the downtown and it is most famous waterfall in San Ramon. Named after muses of local legend, this waterfall has a natural pool where the visitors can enjoy swimming but waterfall jumping is not allowed.

Zarcero:

While you are in San Ramon, you can visit this small agricultural community that is situated 23 km northwest of San Ramon, in a mountainous area. This area is well known for its unique topiary garden in front of the church in Central park. You will be amazed to see the shrubs and bushes which have been cut into human and animal forms.

 

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