Alajuela is the second most important province in Costa Rica, which limits with both, Puntarenas and Guanacaste.
The extension and diversity of this province is amazing, having a delightful warm and comfortable climate, known as one of the best climates in the world.
Within its territory you can find as many as five different National Parks, for of them being astonishing volcanoes surrounded by impressive nature, hot water springs and many other aventure activities.
San Mateo originated from the construction of a road between Cartago, through Esparza, to Caldera, built around year 1700. Its greatest development period was due to the development of an ox-cart trail between San José and Puntarenas in 1867. The name, San Mateo, comes from the chapel built there in 1859.
The county is one of the least populated in the country and is comprised of many small haciendas whose owners live in the capital. San Mateo is drained by the Machuca, Aguagria, Surubres and Jesús Rivers. It produces rice, corn, beans, sugar cane and a large variety of fruits. It has produced fine woods such as cedar, pochote, guachipelín, and madera negra.
The town of San Mateo is 254 m above sea level and is linked to San Ramón, Orotina, and Esparza county by good roads.
This lot property is 39,7m front, located approximately 6 blocks away of the downtown San Mateo, is then, close to many important adventures, being a full-of-peace and tranquility town, you will find yourself less than 15 minutes from the county of Orotina, and approximately 25 minutes away from the closest beach, where you can not only find a great surfing spot but also diversity of restaurants, bars, great nightlife and fun.