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A holiday rental home in San José, Costa Rica is a fabulous choice when you want a warm-weather breakaway

San José is the capital of Costa Rica and it is home to many outdoor activities and located near many interesting attractions. A holiday rental home in San José will put you close to the very best that this area has to offer. Because each rental is very well-appointed, you will be sure to have everything that you will need to enjoy your stay.

Things to Do on Holiday to San José, Costa Rica

Many people think only of beaches when they consider a holiday to Costa Rica, but San José is proof that there is plenty to do away from the beach. Visitors enjoy golf, hiking, cycling or spending time at a local spa. There are dozens of hiking trails and the beauty of the land make hiking in this area quite memorable. So, yes, there is plenty to do away from the beaches, however, if you want to see one of the gorgeous Costa Rican beaches, you can reach one in about two hours by car. Consider setting aside a day during your holiday to take a short day trip to the lovely shore.

Places to Visit on Holiday to San José, Costa Rica

Museums and parks are amongst the attractions located in and near San José. With such gorgeous scenery it is no surprise that some of the most popular attractions are those that allow visitors to explore and enjoy time in the out of doors. Chirripo National Park is one example of a local outdoor attraction. The Simon Bolivar Zoo is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon with the entire family. Animals from around the world can be seen and various programs are held throughout the day. Several museums are located nearby as well. A few examples are the Contemporary Art and Design Museum, the Gold Museum, the Jade Museum and the National Museum.

Weather in San José, Costa Rica

Warm temperatures are the norm in San José throughout the year. The year round average low temperatures are between 14° and 17° C and the year round average highs are between 24° and 27° C. While the temperatures are fairly constant, the amount of precipitation is not. The rainy season lasts from May through October. During this time there is between 149 and 299 mm of rain per month. During the rest of the year there is only between 5 and 40 mm per month.

Travel to San José, Costa Rica

Those visiting San José will fly into San José International Airport (SJO). This is a well-serviced airport with flights to and from many locations. Whether or not you’ll need a car for use during your stay depends on how much you plan to explore the surrounding areas.

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