Many of Cartago’s highlights can be found near to Cachi, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two sights that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Parque Nacional Tapanti and the ever-popular Lankester Botanical Garden. If you have time, don’t miss the Our Lady of the Angels Basilica and the Parque Nacional Volcan Irazu.
Sports fanatics should head to nearby Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Ayma, San Jose to see the Deportivo Saprissa doing battle with visiting teams. On match days follow the sea of maroon and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join local soccer lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
To make sure you get the most out of Cachi, consider staying close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Sanchiri Mirador & Lodge, Paraiso, the Hotel Villa Florencia, Turrialba, and the popular Hotel Rio Perlas Spa and Resort, Orosi.