San Jose Tourism

San José is the first canton in the province of San José in Costa Rica. The canton covers an area of 44.62 km² and has a population of 288,054 (6,455.71 inhabitants per km²). It includes the national capital city of San José. The canton lies on a fertile plain at the southern end of the Central Valley (Valle Central). The "Río Virilla" and "Río Torres" form the border on the north, while the Río Tiribí marks the southern boundary. The canton encompasses San José Centro, although the Greater Metropolitan Area reaches far beyond in all directions. Elevation averages 1,290 meters above sea level. The Mayor of San José Canton is Sandra García Pérez (Partido Liberación Nacional).

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San Jose in Costa Rica awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in San Jose. After your splendid visit to San Jose, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Jaco. Jaco is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Costa Rica Waterfall Tours, Jaco Beach, Atv Adventure Tours Costa Rica. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of San Jose

  • Know the pollution level of San Jose before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 44.53 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 71.15 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 24.04 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.27 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 47.41 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.75 (Moderate)
  • How safe is San Jose for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in San Jose.

    • Burglary and Theft 52.46 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 64.34 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 65 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 69.49 (High)
    • Car Stealing 50.41 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 63.11 (High)
    • Attacks 41.8 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 63.11 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.74 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 22.18 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.69 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 11.25 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.08 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of San Jose is 113.81 (High)

    • Safety Index 44.36 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 99.48 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 54.81 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 70.98 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 55.23 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.15 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 46.91 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in San Jose

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.31 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 53.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 99.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.96 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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