Luxury holidays in San José Province

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When to go

Oscillating between sea-level planes and cloud dipped peaks, San Jose Province has varied climes at its extremes. For the most part, however, the region is pleasantly mild. Visit in the dry season (December–April) for peak sunshine, or green season (May–November) to see the region at its, well, greenest.

Getting there

  • Planes

    San Jose International Airport is the nearest international hub, with direct flights from London and major US cities. Located in the neighbouring province of Alajuela, the airport is 11 miles from the city of San Jose.
  • Automobiles

    Patience is a virtue when driving through the main city of San Jose, with notoriously slow and heavy traffic. Outside of the city limits, however, roads open up to spectacular views. If you’re feeling brave, take the Cerro de la Muerte Pan American highway through the Talamanca mountain range, reaching 3,335 meters at its highest point.