This western suburb is recognized as the best managed neighborhood in Costa Rica, convenient located bordered by two major highways and close to the airport. Many multinational companies are located in Belén. Belén is enjoyed mostly by families who are looking for gated communities. There is an upscale shopping center called Centro Comercial La Rivera. Real estate prices is mostly less than in Escazú, Santa Ana and Cariari.

Internationals school:
American International School of Costa Rica (AIS)
Pan-American School