San José Travel Guide
Articles about San José
Hotels in San José
Occupying an elegant Victorian mansion, Grano de Oro is a welcome departure from San José’s many cookie-cutter business hotels and budget hostels.
Restaurants in San José
Located in a complex of decades-old stone buildings that once housed a mountainside monastery, this elegant French restaurant has three parts—all worth experiencing: the bar at the entrance, which has both panoramic views over the Central Valley and live piano music in the evenings; the main dini
Things to do in San José
Behind the columned, Neoclassical facade of San José’s National Theater, the opulent pink marble lobby with statues of Beethoven and other iconic composers gives way to a main auditorium with grand oil paintings of 19th-century Costa Rican life.