Aerial View of La Garita, Alajuela
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Villa Rita Country Cottages is located in La Garita, in the province of Alajuela.
Our community of La Garita is noted as having the best climate in the world...
and certainly in Costa Rica!
Villa Rita Country Cottages is only minutes away from Zoo Ave, the open air zoo and animal rescue center. It is 20 minutes to the butterfly farm and and a short drive to several coffee plantations which offer tours. It takes one hour to drive to Volcano Poas and the famous LaPaz Waterfall Gardens, 75 min. to Jaco Beach (the closest beach on the Pacific), 40 min. to San Jose and 15 min. to the International Shopping Mall in Alajuela where you will find excellent shopping, a food court and movie theaters.

Villa Rita Country Cottages is just 15 minutes from the International Airport.
To get here by car (from the airport), take the Central American highway west to the Atenas exit (exactly eleven kilometers). Exit and head in the direction of Atenas for four and a half kilometers. Villa Rita Country Cottages will be on the right, just after the estate with the two large stone spheres out front, and before the vineyard.

Villa Rita's front   Villa Rita's front 2
Villa Rita's gardens Villa Rita's horse stables
Villa Rita Country Cottages
La Garita, Alajuela, Costa Rica - Tel: (506) 2487-7566 -