San Jose (Juan Santamaria Intl) (SJO)

San José is the capital and the largest city in Costa Rica. It is 1161m above sea level and enjoys a very stable climate year round. Averages ranges for temperature is 14 to 27 ºC and precipitation 5mm to 305mm per month. It houses the University of Costa Rica since it started in 1843.

San José total population is more than 1.6 million, more than a third of the countryΆs population. It has its poverty and crime but it also has the heart of Costa Rica. Experience the people, the colour, the culture and San José for yourself and you will experience the heart of Costa Rica. Things to do include about six museums, colourful markets, shopping centres, bars, pubs, restaurants and a vivacious nightlife. Prostitution is legal but your hotel might request your companionΆs ID and refuse admission.

Airport Juan Santamaría International Airport in Alejuela city 17km (20min) to the west.Taxi ,watch out for illegal/unlicensed taxis as they charge you about double the fee.

Bus terminal outside airport but you will have to transfer to another bus to get to the city centre. Does not accept US$. Spoil yourself and pre-arrange with hoppa to pick you up at the airport and take you to your destination. You donΆt have to worry about anything – as it was pre-arranged. Addresses, most streets are unmarked and addresses unknown. Taxi drivers does not either. Point at a building and they will stop there. Arrange with A2B to find out where it is when you book them.

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Airport information

  • Address:San Jose (Juan Santamaria Intl) (SJO)Panamericana Hwy, AlajuelaSan JoseAlajuelaCosta Rica
  • Currency: USD