Travelers are voting Irazú Volcano, Arenal Volcano and Poás Volcano as the best of 5 volcanoes near Alajuela. There are 1 volcano near San Carlos a city just 35 km from Alajuela and 2 volcanoes near Monteverde which is 44 km distant. The most popular of these are Arenal Volcano near San Carlos and Miravalles Volcano in Monteverde. You can find 8 Volcano in the country of Costa Rica and Miravalles Volcano is our members favorite Volcano in all of Costa Rica. Want more? Check out our map of volcanoes near Alajuela.