Limonal - Costa Rica

Located in the province of Guanacaste, this is a typical Costa Rican sabanero town (savannah town), or for the tourist a typical Costa Rican cattle town. Many families here make a living from cattle ranching. Access to the pastures of the Guanacaste sabanera zone makes Limonal a town where cattle are an important source of commerce.

The village is located on the Interamericana Highway.

Since the Puente de la Amistad was completed in 2004 this village has gained importance as a traffic hub. Many travelers with one of the beaches on the Nicoya Peninsula as their destination leave the Interamericana here.

Leaving the Interamericana in the direction of the Puente de la Amistad...

Tourist buses stop in Limonal so their passengers can buy snacks or switch buses. Buses leave from here in the direction of Liberia, San Jose and Nicoya.

Limonal on the map

Limonal on the map

Facts about Limonal, Costa Rica

  • Limonal is located in the province of Guanacaste.

Driving times and distances

  • Distance from San Jose to Limonal: 140.2 kilometers respectively 87 miles.
  • Travel time from San Jose to Limonal: 2.46 hours.
  • Distance from Liberia to Limonal: 70.7 kilometers respectively 43.9 miles.
  • Travel time from Liberia to Limonal: 1.16 hours.