Have you consider visiting the country of Costa Rica in the Central Americas near the Caribbean coast? Visiting this country is more of a nature adventure as well as immersing in the local culture and tradition. The capital of Costa Rica is San Jose, which is also the name of its province. Every province in this country has several canton or county and one of the cantons of San Jose is Goicoechea. If you will visit this canton, make sure to make a stop to spend some time in Purral.
If you are a foreign tourist visiting Costa Rica or any of the places here, your main point of entry by plane is the airport in San Jose – the Juan Santa Maria International Airport that is located in Alajuela, which is 20 kilometers from downtown San Jose. This airport is about 22 kilometers away from Purral and the downtown San Jose is about six kilometers away. From the airport, you can take the local bus just outside the airport or use the taxi. From the airport, you can also take the shuttle services instead of the taxi. You can easily find cheap flights to Purral through San Jose. If you will come from other nearby countries such as Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama, Nicaragua and Honduras, you can use the long distance bus that has major stop in San Jose. Taking the train is also an option. Know the timetable and route before arriving here. Getting around the town is easy by walking since it is very small. If you will move out the town, you can use the local bus, train and taxi services.
There is not much to do in Purral, but you can have a great sightseeing tour here because of the mountain ranges and hills surrounding the town. You can complete your tour of the town in a day and most tourists do end up exploring the nearby city of San Jose, which is just six kilometers away.
You may have hard time finding hotels in Purral because of its proximity to San Jose. Hotels are usually concentrated in the big towns and cities such as San Jose and Guadalupe, the canton’s capital. Nevertheless, most of the hotels here have affordable rates. With the use of online booking sites, you can find travel deals like cheap flights to Purral through San Jose.