|Popular in||April||High demand for flights, 1% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||May||Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop|
|Average price||$356||Average for round-trip flights in May 2022|
|Round-trip from||$479||From Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl to Liberia|
|One-way from||$10||One-way flight from Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl (LAS) to Liberia (LIR)|
LAS - LIR
$428 - $912
Liberia, the capital of Guanacaste province is a country with extensive rainforests, some of the most lush and dense ones in Central America. Liberia is an ideal gateway to the whole of Costa Rica and its beautiful beaches and parks. The Santa Rosa National Park and Rincón de la Vieja National Park have some great hiking trails apart from options to ride horses, enjoy the gush of the waterfalls or take mud baths. Alternatively travelers can stop at Liberia on their way to the Guanacaste beaches and to Nicaragua. Travelers also frequently head to the west to chill out on some of the great beaches including Playa Hermosa, Ocotal and Tamarindo. English is spoken widely in Liberia but in remote areas it is better to have a local guide.
The friendly city of Liberia is locally known as ‘the white city’ (“la ciudad blanca”) due to the plethora of colonial houses constructed with a kind of white clay giving it a whitewashed look. Liberia’s traditional culture includes dance, storytelling, and carved masks that are part of its artistic traditions. You may have to haggle to pay a good price for a mask depending on the work and size.
A great way to spend time in Liberia is to walk along the streets around the Plaza Central and take in the sights and sounds of the place. The main attraction of this area is the modern church of Iglesia Inmaculada Concepcion de Maria. Many local shops and restaurants surround the plaza. Eating out may be surprisingly inexpensive for enormous portions of Liberian food that includes chock rice, cassava leaf, potato greens, palm butter, goat and pepper soup among delicious breads and fish.
The peak season is from late November to April. The prices go up from December to April.
The hot and dry months of January to March keep away most tourists. But you can enjoy lower rates everywhere and less crowds.
Shoulder Season: The green season from May to October experiences rain showers interspersed with sunny spells. The months from May to October are usually the preferred time to travel because of the sunny weather and the lush vegetation. The rates are cheaper everywhere and tourists are less.
Buses are cheap, well maintained and cover all parts of the city, they are by far the most economical way to go around Costa Rica. The local buses are the cheapest. The Express buses travel to most beach towns and major cities.
Car rentals and taxis are readily available. You can hail a taxi on the street or better to call a cab from your hotel.
Flights to Daniel Oduber Quiros, Costa Rica from the United States range from about 3h-19h. The precise length of your flight will depend on several factors, including your departure city and the number and length of any layovers you experience en route. If you’re departing from an area in the southern portion of the U.S., your flight will likely be on the shorter end of this range, thanks to geographic positioning, while the opposite can be said for those departing from the north.
You can choose from daily direct flights when your departure city is Miami, via American Airlines. United Airways also provides daily direct flights to Daniel Oduber Quiros from Houston. Those departing from Atlanta can fly direct via Delta Airlines. If you do book a flight with a stopover or two along the way, you can expect these to occur in common cities along this route, such as Denver, Charlotte, Houston, and Miami, depending on your departure city and airline.
To get from Daniel Oduber Quiros Airport to the nearest city, which is Liberia, you have several options. Liberia city center is about 8 miles away, and the fastest way to get there is by taxi. Since downtown is so close by, a taxi is a great option since it’s fast and affordable. If you’re staying west of Liberia city center close to the beach, you may prefer to take a shared shuttle service, as they’re reliable, efficient, and affordable. Since many other tourists may be heading for beach resorts as well, they’re ideal for carpooling and saving some money. If you prefer driving yourself, you can rent a car from one of many car rental companies at the airport and explore Costa Rica on your terms.
Daniel Oduber Quiros is located in Liberia, the capital city of Guanacaste Province. Just west of the city center is Costa Rica’s famed Gold Coast, where visitors from across the globe trek to enjoy crystal clear waters and warm weather. Stay outdoors and experience Guanacaste National Park, a massive outdoor space that blends dry forests, cloud forests, incredible wildlife, and a pair of volcanoes. Explore the beaches at the Gulf of Papagayo for superb swimming and the chance to enjoy any number of water sports, like snorkeling, diving, and kayaking. Check out Casa de Vico, a house on which locals have been pasting newspaper clippings to express themselves for ages, making for unique photo opportunities.
United States citizens need a valid passport to enter Daniel Oduber Quiros, Costa Rica. A visa is not required, although a return ticket dated within 90 days of your arrival is necessary.
For a flight to Liberia, you will be flying into Liberia. Liberia (LIR) is just 7.7 mi from the center of the city.