Home to the capital city of Costa Rica, the province of San Jose is a densely populated region with a picturesque backdrop. Being centrally located, the province is a cultural center and provides routes and direct access to all sections of the country.
The province of San Jose represents every kind of climate found in Costa Rica. Extending from the sea level at various points near the Pacific coast, elevating to the highest peak of Mt. Chirripó at 3,820 meters and steeping down to the wet eastern slopes of volcano Cordillera, the province offers a range of climates that can be found throughout Costa Rica.
Accommodations are easy to find in San Jose as it offers numerous luxurious hotels and exclusive eco lodges. Enjoy the unique riches of the land while you relax in total seclusion and engage in culinary vacations. Some eco lodges in the region have their own private natural reserves that boast breathtaking vistas.
Built in harmony with their natural surroundings, these eco resorts are enclosed by traditional ranching, fruit and coffee growing areas. Catering to all kinds of travelers, the eco hotels offer a plethora of outdoor activities and eco adventures. From bird watching to nature walks, hiking trails, splendid coffee fields and three kinds of tropical forests, the eco hotels present a true eco experience.
The Inn at Coyote Mountain, Finca Rosa Blanca Country Inn, Hotel Parque del Lago in San Jose are some of the eco hotels that provide a rare kind of luxury amidst nature. Following sustainable tourism practices, these hotels have received CST certificates by the Government of Costa Rica for their eco-practices.
San Jose offers some great eco tourist destinations, surrounded by the lush green mountains and the coffee-covered plains. One of the greatest attractions of the region is the Cerro de la Muerte, with its amazing assortment of highland flora and fauna. Nearly 50% of the bird species here are rare and can be found nowhere else in the world. Other popular attractions include the spectacular Chirripó National Park, the Braulio National Park and the Carara Biological Reserve.
The eco lodges of the vibrant San Jose province offers greener pastures and eco ventures that are helping to sustain the environment and conserve energy, providing you unforgettable vacations with a unique blend of culture and nature.
Top Hotel Picks in Costa Rica
Select a City in Region of San Jose:
Click on a city to the left of the map to see all the eco hotels in that city.
Click to enlarge map - San Jose Region Map