Introducing San José
pop Greater Metro Area: over 1.5 million, City: 291,100
Best places to stay in San José
Costa Rica with kids
Wild animals, active volcanoes, rainforests, beaches—what kid wouldn’t love Costa Rica? Parents are guaranteed a good time as well and will appreciate the country’s myriad kid-friendly adventure possibilities as well as a culture that dotes on children...
San José destination guides
What are your least favourite cities?
We have started publishing your favourite places each week, but what about your least favourites? Which cities never get a look in? These are some of the most heavily populated or even capital cities around the world - and yet they are the least likely to be saved as favourites (look for the "save" button in the green bar n...
From the crystal-blue ocean teeming with marine life to tropical rainforests alive with jungle melodies, take the road less travelled on this trip through Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica with other travellers your own age.
Classic Costa Rica
Every year thousands of tourists travel to Costa Rica but few get to experience this charismatic country's real way of life. On this Classic Costa Rica trip you'll uncover jungle gems in Tortuguero and Sarapiqui; hot springs, waterfalls and a live volcano in La Fortuna; and white sandy beaches at Quepos - all set to a sizzling samba beat.