Big, white colonial building standing in front of the gleaming sun in San Jose

Day 1

Arrival in San Jose

When you walk into the arrivals hall at San José airport a representative from our local office will greet you and transfer you to your hotel. You’ll be staying in a modern hotel in the centre of San Jose. Bustling markets, shopping districts, numerous museums and galleries are within easy reach.

City walk excursion shows locals selling their products in market

Days 2-3

Meet & Greet, City Walk & Departure

This morning you’ll be picked up and taken to our local office where you’ll be greeted with a steaming cup of Costa Rican coffee. One of our local team will talk you through your Costa Rica trip and give you some great tips to help make the most out of your time in Costa Rica. San Jose may not be the most beautiful of cities, but there’s still fun to be had!

As some of the areas of interest are not too easy to find, we’ll map out a 2 hour walk for you around the city, with an English speaking guide. You’ll be able to ask them any questions you might have. You’ll stop by museums, the park and the central market. Here you can learn all about typical food, tropical fruits and perhaps enjoy a delicious ice cream or a coffee. The tour will end at around lunch time giving you the rest of the day free. The next day you’ll pack your bags and journey onwards.

 

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Neutral colored modern outside area surrounded by plants at Presidente accommodation in Costa Rica
Fancy, modern bedroom with a big white double bed in Presidente accommodation
Modern and artistic lobby with plenty of seating and bricked walls in Presidente accommodation

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Fancy splashing out during your stay in San Jose? With our Special Stay option you’ll stay in a colonial-style hotel, situated on a shady street just off Paseo Colon, San Jose’s main thoroughfare. Converted from a Tropical Victorian mansion, the hotel maintains the warmth and comfort of a private home with hallways lined with period photographs. You’ll find yourself within walking distance of many of San José’s main attractions. The hotel also has its own restaurant serving up delicious Costa Rican and European dishes.

Prices from: £ 328 - per person - Special Stay accommodation

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