The town of Aserri may not be a tourist hotspot in Costa Rica but this place resembles a beautiful paradise with it pleasant ambiance and quiet little surrounding. Though considered a little remote by tourism standard there are still a noticeable number of people taking cheap flights to Aserri because of its tranquil atmosphere and simple ways of living. Aserri is a beautiful town dominated by thick forest and long stretch of banana and coffee plantation. Its stunning landscape sets it apart from other towns making it a favorite location of nature trippers and adventure seekers.
There are no direct cheap flights to Aserri so tourist from other countries would have to fly to San Jose first and travel by land to Aserri. From San Jose, Aserri is a few hours away when driving sedately by car. Taxis are available from the airport and are the usual mode of transportation in the city, there are also several public buses going in and around and you can easily find one that will take you to Aserri. Though a little overcrowded, this form of transportation is usually the cheapest and the most preferred way of traveling from one place to another.
There are plenty of religious establishments in Aserri but what this town is most famous for is the La Piedra de Aserri – a legendary rock with a cave at its base. Those who were able to see the boulder are impressed with its breathtaking view. Other interesting spots to visit in Aserri are the Refugios El Rodeo, Quitirrisi and Cerro de Escazu. Of course, the famous Irazú Volcano and Barva Volcano are just nearby.
Mealtime is not a problem in Aserri since there are plenty of restaurants all over town. Those looking for a little lovely night while enjoying the lush green landscape can enjoy the sumptuous menu at Chicharronera Cacique Acseri. The Mirador Ran Luna is also a good choice if you want good food and picturesque view or you can find your own choice of dining spot from several hanging restaurants serving local and international cuisines.
Visitors may not find a lot of hotels in Aserri but they can have a pleasurable stay at Colinas Altavista Mountain Resort. This place offers the amazing view of the mountain and has 24/7 security to ensure everyone’s safety. More hotels can be found in San Jose and other nearby cities for those who want more accommodation options.