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Costa Rica - San Jose Region

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Overview:
San José is the capital city of Costa Rica and is by far the largest city in the country. Due to its strategic location in the geographical heart of the country, San José is the ideal place to use as a base for taking daily excursions to a variety of sites and diverse regions. You will enjoy the excitement and beauty of volcanoes, rainforests, wildlife reserves, whitewater rafting and boat cruising; all combined with the entertainment and nightlife that a cosmopolitan city can offer. San José's main attractions include the National Theatre, the Gold and Jade Museums, casinos, shopping malls, fabulous restaurants, art exhibits, dance performances and opera. As far as accommodations, the city has a broad variety ranging from centrally located hotels, some with historic character, to modern suburban retreats surrounded by tropical gardens and swimming pools.

Activities in the Area:
Some activities: Poas Volcano, Doka Estate coffee farm, La Paz Waterfall Tour, Rainforest Ariel Tram, Tortuga Island Tour and a 3-in-1 Rain Forest Adventure Tour

Transportation Tips:
Private transfers only are available to and from the SJO airport

Travel Tips:
Bring long pants, attire for dining in town, a camera, a light jacket, a swimsuit, binoculars, walking/hiking shoes, rubber soled shoes for water activities, a small backpack for excursions and a rain jacket.



Important Note: HOLY WEEK is an important religious holiday in Costa Rica. During late March to early April certain activities operated by local independent tour companies may not be available. Plus, alcoholic beverages may not be available at your resort or at establishments outside the resort.

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