Central Valley

Though the Central Valley is often treated as merely a waypoint – as a layover to SJO – this region, lush with coffee plantations and rolling mountains, belching volcanoes and roaring waterfalls, is a destination unto itself. Here lives Poás Volcano National Park (Costa Rica’s most visited), as well as the famed coffee fields of Café Britt, Naranjo and the Doka Estate. In San José stand many of the country’s finest museums, most adventurous restaurants, and oldest architecture. And here, too, you’ll find quiet retreats and luxe spas, memorable hikes and unforgettable views.

La Paz Waterfall and Poas Volcano Travel Guide

Towering 8,900 ft. (2,713 mt.) above sea level, home to the world’s second-largest volcanic crater, and site of fumaroles, lagoons, and otherworldly cloud forest, Poás Volcano is, unsurprisingly, Costa Rica’s most visited national park. Our Poas Volcano travel guide fills you in on everything you need to know about this incredible volcano its surrounding cloud forests, …

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San Jose Travel Guide

San José may never be called beautiful, but Costa Rica’s capital city is unarguably a celebration of the nation’s culture, history, and dedication to peace and political stability. Our San Jose travel guide takes you inside the capital city’s museums, markets, plazas and parks, then into the surrounding mountains, home to rolling coffee plantations and …

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