San José Features

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San José Features

  • Top Reasons to Go to San José

    Eating out: After traveling around Costa Rica eating mostly rice and beans and chicken, you'll appreciate San José's varied restaurants.... Read more

  • Eco-Lodges in San José

    Clean? Green? Pristine? San José is none of these, but even in Costa Rica's congested capital, you can count on a handful of pioneers who keep... Read more

  • Missing History

    Blame it on the earthquakes. Costa Ricans are quick to attribute the scarcity of historic architecture in San José and around the country to... Read more

  • Soccer in Costa Rica

    Sports mean one thing in San José: soccer. Very young boys (and a slowly increasing number of girls) kick around a ball—or some other object... Read more

  • Eco- or Sustainable Tourism

    Ecotourism, a relatively recent addition to the English language, has been defined as travel to natural areas to observe and learn about wildlife... Read more

  • Last, Last-Minute Buys

    If you really didn't have time to shop, never fear. Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría has two noteworthy souvenir shops—Britt Shop Costa... Read more

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