This La Paz Map will show you the region surrounding La Paz Waterfall Gardens Please click on the picture to enlarge the image. La Paz is located north of our capitol in the province of Heredia. To get to La Paz from San Jose you have different options: Driving through Alajuela province or through the Heredia province. Through Alajuela you’ll want to follow the Alajuela Exit after you leave the airport and continue on the road following the signs to Poas Volcano. Past San Isidro and then Fraijanes, you’ll want to take a right to get to the town of Poasito and then make a right to go to Vara Blanca. From there keep on towards Sarapiqui and you’ll be at the Waterfall gardens in no time. If you are in San Jose, then the shortest route is through Heredia. Go to Heredia, past the National University and go towards the town of Barva, then follow the signs towards Poas Volcano, Vara Blanca and Sarapiqui then continue as you would by going through Alajuela. In la Paz there are few restaurants or services, but the almost self contained La Paz Waterfalls Garden and Peace lodge provides accommodations, entertainment and food. When you are in La Paz, you can drive up to the Poas Volcano, drive towards the Sarapiqui Rivers or just drive around the small hamlets and towns that dot the landscape for picture opportunities or birdwatching. If you drive North from La Paz you’ll be able to get to the Arenal and La Fortuna area, where you can view yet another active volcano.