San Jose

Fun Info About San Jose


Most travelers when they think of San Jose they simply see it as an obligatory stop to get to the most popular destinations. But that’s because they don’t know about the all the great adventures that can be had in the area. For instance, hiking up to the crater of active volcanoes (Poas and Irazu Volcanoes), day tours to coffee plantations, flying through the forest canopy in zip lines and whitewater rafting on nearby rivers.

The city also offers lots of fun places to visit where you can learn about Costa Rica & its history. There are churches, historical museums, national monuments, Central Market and the National Theater. As if it wasn’t enough you will also find many luxury hotels and some of the best restaurants in Costa Rica.

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Hotels in San Jose

Costa Rica’s Capital City is filled with luxury hotels, boutique hotels and quaint bed and breakfasts. It doesn’t matter it you are traveling with your family, with friends or if you are on your honeymoon.
Check out some of the lodging options of San Jose

Restaurants in San Jose

San Jose is Costa Rica’s hot spot for restaurants serving delicious food from all over the world. However, I highly recommend visiting a local Soda for some traditional Costa Rican food before you try anything else.
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Festivals of San Jose

Costa Rica, located in Central American, is known for its rich culture and colorful celebrations. These celebrations are always filled with music, parades and more traditional food that you can ever hope for. Plus, it’s an amazing chance for travelers to experience the real Costa Rican culture.
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Fun Things To Do In San Jose

Not many travelers think of San Jose as a destination. But on the contrary if you skip it and move on to the most popular beaches you will be missing out on a lot of wonderful adventures.
Learn more about the day trips you can go on in the San Jose area

General Information about San Jose

San Jose & the Central Valley region is filled with history and interesting facts. In every corner there is something to learn about Costa Rica’s people and culture.
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About Marina Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 20+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!