Naranjo is a traditional Costa Rican town of 35,000 residents named after the citrus groves (naranjo means orange) that filled the nearby hills and valleys. Downtown Naranjo offers several options for 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
  • A Variety of Restaurants

Typical Costa Rican eateries, known as sodas, are tucked along the street offering small bites, full meal plates and a variety of beverages. Following sports is never a problem here as there are several sports bars offering typical pub food while you watch your favorite team. Larger restaurants offer a remarkable variety of cuisine, even for the most discerning palates, including, Italian, Asian and American fare.

Pubic transportation includes several options with frequent and reliable service to Alajuela, San Ramon, Sarchi, and San Jose, just to name a few.