Alajuela, home to Naranjo, is one of the most extensive provinces of Costa Rica and is commonly referred to as the Central Valley.
The Alajuela province has a verdant natural richness to it. Its uneven topography includes the tropical rainforest and vast plains throughout the Central Valley. Visitors have a choice of the two most impressive and active volcanoes in the country: Arenal Volcano in San Carlos and the Poás Volcano, in the Central Volcanic Mountain Range.
Elevated at 3,398 feet (1,036 meters), Naranjo is a fertile area surrounded by coffee, corn, tapioca, plantains, rice, beans, sugar cane, tobacco and beef farms. The area is drained by three major rivers creating breathtaking waterfalls and peaceful spots for your exploration and enjoyment.
Downtown Naranjo offers several options satisfying your basic necessities including several grocery stores, two gas stations, three banks, several pharmacies, produce, fresh baked goods & cheese markets, diverse clothing & shoe boutiques, weekly farmers market, medical clinic, two hardware stores, several bike (road & mountain) stores and a variety of restaurants.
Oro Monte is located only 30 minutes away from Costa Rica's largest International Airport, Juan Santamaría.
Accomodating for airlines from North America such as; Air Canada, American Airlines, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Grupo Taca, JetBlue, Spirit Air, United, and US Airways all of which offer regular direct flights to Costa Rica.
Due to the higher altitude, weather in the Central Valley averages between 65 and 85 degrees year-round. Ideal for a relaxing sleep at night. December through March is considered the "dry season" while May through November is considered the "green season" which translates to a morning of sunshine followed by refreshing afternoon rain that maintains the lush green forests.