Liberia is not only an international hub, but also the epicenter of cultural legacy and a launch pad for exploring the natural beauty of Guanacaste.
This sunny town feature buildings with whitewashed walls, that’s why Liberia got its nickname, the “White City”. One landmark of Liberia is La Agonía Church, built in the 19th century, it is known for its twin pillars.
A relaxing stroll in downtown Liberia will make you encounter the origins of the culture of Guanacaste.
Centuries of tradition
The sabanero culture is a vital part of the local heritage. A sabanero is the Costa Rica’s version of the cowboy and it remains as a symbol of Guanacaste’s legacy of hard working and perseverant people. However, ranching operations is just one economic activity of the area. Tourism in Liberia has burst in the last decades. In fact, the natural exuberance of Guanacaste has become the most valuable treasure of the region.
Shopping in Liberia
Travelers can be delighted to come across with the Hidden Garden Art Gallery. This diverse gallery is just a couple miles away of the Daniel Oduber International Airport. Many well known Costa Rican artists are represented in its exhibit rooms. If your are looking for high quality local art, this stop is a must.
On the other hand, La Gran Nicoya offers a wide variety of souvenirs for those who are searching for local crafts.
Tourism in Liberia
Although the “White City” is a charming town, most travelers consider it a launch pad for exploring Rincón de la Vieja National Park and the beaches of the Península de Nicoya, rather than a destination in itself. There are plenty beaches near Liberia. You can discover secluded ones like Panama Beach and Ocotal.
One of the closest beaches to the International Airport of Liberia is Panama Beach in the Gulf of Papagayo
Discovering Panama Beach
This exotic beach not only has warm sands but also an incredible natural mangrove. Our boutique hotel, El Mangroove is the closest resort to Liberia International Airport an international airport in Costa Rica. Our 17 acres of natural reserve features front beach access to Panama Beach; a place to allure your senses. We offer the best tour for discovering Panama Beach. Take a glance of them here.