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SAN JOSE & THE CENTRAL VALLEY

A land of jagged peaks, undulating hills and fiery volcanoes
DISCOVER SAN JOSE AND CENTRAL VALLEY

THE PERFECT INTRODUCTION

Nestled in a land of jagged peaks, undulating hills, and fiery volcanoes, Costa Rica’s San Jose is an essential part of your Costa Rican adventure. You’ll find historic neighbourhoods and modern galleries and, out in the Central Valley, misty cloud forests teeming with life.

San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica and the perfect introduction to the country. The city merges the old and the new with an eclectic mix of modern structures, old colonial homes, and stately public buildings such as the Plaza de la Cultura and Teatro Nacional. There are also a handful of superb museums for those interested in unravelling the region’s culture and history.

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Surrounding San Jose are the rolling hills of the Central Valley where you’ll find coffee plantations, traditional villages, and, in the distance, towering mountains and volcanoes. There are numerous activities to be had, from fascinating tours of local coffee plantations to long, carefree strolls through the classic countryside scenery. If your interests lie in more thrilling pursuits, you can even try white water rafting along the rushing river rapids.

The Central Valley is also a rewarding place for nature and wildlife enthusiasts, offering access to wildlife-rich national parks and tracts of rain and cloud forests packed with birds, butterflies, and plants.

If you’d like to start creating your luxury, tailor-made trip to San Jose and the Central Valley, get in touch with any of our experienced Costa Rica specialists.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When is it hottest in San Jose, Costa Rica?

San Jose is warm all year round, with average temperatures year-round between 20-25 degrees Celsius. The hottest months are March and April, with record highs over 30 Celsius. It’s also worth remembering that average humidity in the city is over 60% all year round and get up to over 80% during the wet season.

How many days should I spend in San Jose and the Central Valley?

San Jose may not have the excitement of Rio de Janeiro or the culture of Lima but it is a vibrant, friendly city with charming local attractions and some fantastic restaurants. It’s usually worth spending a night in San Jose at the beginning of a trip for logistical reasons, and that’s often how long one needs to enjoy the sights and sounds of the city.

The Central Valley is the coffee capital of the country and alongside delicious local coffee grown in the rich volcanic soil this is a lovely place to relax for a couple of days at the end of a trip. Its proximity to the airport means that it saves staying again in San Jose again.

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