Guapiles Tourism, Costa Rica

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Guapiles is the first district of the Canton of Pococí, in the province of Limón, Costa Rica. It has an area of 259.97 km ² and an estimated population of 36,469 inhabitants, being the second most populous district of the province, after the center of Limón (with 61,072 inhabitants). The head is Guápiles, with category of city, one of the majors outside of the Central Valley (Costa Rica). It is 64 km to the northeast of the capital city of Costa Rica, on the route 32. The city of Limón is to 99 km to the east. Guápiles is settled to an altitude of 268 msnm and is considered the main door of entrance to the Costa Rican Caribbean.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Guapiles, Costa Rica. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. Guapiles is located at a short trip away from Jaco a major city in Costa Rica. Attractions in Jaco include Costa Rica Waterfall Tours, Jaco Beach, Atv Adventure Tours Costa Rica. Also, to reach Guapiles, you'll have to take a flight to Jaco; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Guapiles*

  • Pollution Statistics in Guapiles

    Know the pollution level of Guapiles before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 71.88 (High)
    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 70 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.5 (High)
  • Guapiles: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Guapiles for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Guapiles.

    • Burglary and Theft 70 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55 (Moderate)
  • Living in Guapiles - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Guapiles is 125.68 (High)

    • Safety Index 56.09 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 98.93 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 85.73 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 56.01 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.16 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 59.48 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Guapiles

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Guapiles

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 102.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.07 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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