San José

San José Travel Guide

Articles about San José

By Travel + Leisure Staff
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By Kimberly Brown
It is morning again in Costa Rica's Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, and 15 of us are hearing it for the first time. Fifteen pairs of lightweight hiking boots and Reeboks stand in a single file, rooted to the damp, dark path. Heads back, mouths s...
By Matthew Yeomans
I had two things in mind when planning my driving vacation. The first was to get a taste of the many flavors of Costa Rica — rain forests, alpine peaks, and savanna grasslands, all in a country the size of West Virginia. The second was to find low...

Hotels in San José

A working coffee plantation 3,900 feet above sea level is the setting for this relaxing resort and spa.

Restaurants in San José

A San José institution for nearly 40 years, this steakhouse is the kind of place where Costa Rican coffee barons and their international financiers discuss business over rare rib-eyes.

Things to do in San José

Functional, beautiful objects made from rainforest woods are created on site at this small store and wood shop run by American craftsman Barry Biesanz. Among the offerings are painstakingly made and richly colored humidors, jewelry boxes, credit card cases, and comb sets.