San Jose & Central Valley

Coffee tours, volcanoes, and sweeping views

San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica and the location of the country’s main international airport.

The area around San Jose is called the Central Valley. This area has coffee plantations, amazing views, volcanoes, waterfalls, and more!

Map Of San Jose & The Central Valley

This area is the most accessible area from the San Jose International Airport.

Most people who visit the country head straight to the beach towns, but this area is actually beautiful.

The green hills overlooking populated towns and abundance of coffee farms are so nice!

Central Valley at a Glance

Nearest International Airport

Juan Santamaria International Airport in Alajuela

Popular Things to Do

visit Poas Volcano, take a coffee tour, visit La Paz Waterfall Garden

Best Way to Get Around

Rental car, day tours with trasnportation

Best Time of Year to Visit

Dry season is from late December until mid-April

 

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