San José Costa Rica
Cocoon hotel dining area

Nature-themed hotel brings green oasis to urban San José Costa Rica

Each neighborhood in San Jose, Costa Rica has its own personality and character. The culturally-rich neighborhood of Barrio Amon in the capital city’s downtown center is urban, eclectic and funky. There are lots of art galleries, restaurants, cafés, bars, museums and cultural attractions. The Caribbean bus station is close. So is the Costa Rica Center...
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Dancing in the park in San Jose Costa Rica

Mother’s Day hotel deals and events in San José Costa Rica

Mother’s Day in Costa Rica is a really big deal. Celebrated every year on August 15, this year, the national holiday falls on a Friday, which makes for a long weekend that lends itself to quick getaway vacations and special events. The vibrant capital city of San José Costa Rica, has a lot going on...
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Cocoon hotel in San Jose Costa Rica

Fall in love with San Jose Costa Rica

Often dismissed by Costa Rica vacationers as a place to avoid, or to endure only for a layover night, the vibrant capital city of San José, Costa Rica in actuality has a lot to offer visitors. It is a city of contrasts blending the old world and modern times; expressing its history and culture in...
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San Jose, Costa Rica lights up with holiday festivities 2013

Spending your Christmas holidays in Costa Rica and wondering what to do? The capital city of San José has a lot going on. So get your Santa hat and festive cheer ready, and let the rhythm of Christmas in Latin America dash you away! Christmas in San José, Costa Rica, is a lively, fun time....
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Poas Volcano tour from San Jose

San Jose is gateway to dozens of exciting one-day Costa Rica tours

Most visitors to Costa Rica start out in the capital city of San José. However, many might not know that San José is an ideal gateway to some of the best one-day tours that Costa Rica has to offer. Starting right from the Central Valley, you have dozens of exciting adventure, nature and cultural tours...
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10 Vital cultural tips to know when traveling to Costa Rica

Knowing a little something about a country’s cultural and social nuances before you travel there could mean the difference between having a fun or a frustrating vacation. You’d want the same for a visitor in your own country, so why not make cultural awareness just as important as what you pack when planning an international...
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San Jose, Costa Rica's Parade of Lights kicks off the holiday season

Holidays Spotlight San Jose’s Rich Cultural Life

Christmas carols, traditional ballet, concerts, art tours and exhibits, and the magnificent annual Parade of Lights are all coming to town this holiday season in San José, Costa Rica. The vibrant capital city is looking very festive these days in preparation for Christmas, New Year’s, and the kick-off to the summer “fiesta” season for 2013....
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