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¡SAN JOSE VIVE!

CLOSE TO EVERYTHING

When finding us in the neighbourhood The Yoses, in the past earth of fertile cafetales,  one of the most emblematic neighbourhoods of the city of Saint José (Chepe, in the slang citadina) walk by the neighbourhood  will allow you to discover its architecture. Everything remains near of our hostal: buses stops,  museums, supermarkets,  universities, cinemas, academies of languages, cultural centres, bars, restaurants, shopping centres, parks, temples. This vicinity with everything turns us into a hostel  situated strategically to facilitate transfers and new experiences

EVENTS and TOURISM IN THE CITY

AMON
Neighbourhood amón is urban life, history, architecture and heritage. diversity and creativity. culture, art and gastronomy

FESTIVAL TRANSITARTE
  Music, theatre, dance, workshops and more invade the streets of Saint José during a weekend of March  

GASTRONOMIC WALK LA LUZ
Neighbourhood Escalante is the epicentre of a combination of foreign and national flavours that reflect this cultural diversity. Visitá Different restaurants with their own gastronomic festival.  

CHEPE SE BAÑA The other side of San José

AGENDA CULTURAL
Ingresá para ver la agenda cultural y programación en San José

CULTURE IN THE CITY

ICONIC SPOTS IN THE CITY

You can walk from the hostel to the differents iconic points of San José: National Park, Morazán Park, Amón Neighborhood, Central Market, Democraci Square, Culture Square, National Theater, Central Avenue (a bath of authenticity)  La Sabana Park (reforestation project with native species).

KIDS MUSEUM
An Interactive museum to learn playing. With 32 interactive exhibitions.
Schedule: Tuesday to Friday of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m And weekends 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location Street 4, Avenue 9.  

JADE MUSEUM
Exhibits more than 7000 archaeologic objects of the pre-Columbian period, elaborated in jade, ceramic, stone, gold and other materials. 
Schedule: Monday to Sunday of 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Saint José central avenue, street 13 and 13 bis  

MULTICULTURAL BOTICA SOLERA CENTER
  A small part of the history of Saint José, samples of art and a beautiful sight from the flat roof. 
Location: Step Of The Cow, Saint 
José Time: of 9:00 am to 17:00 pm  

FANAL Culture National Center
The largest cultural complex in the country and is located in where the facilities of the National Liquor Factory used to be. It is one of the oldest buildings in the city.
Address: El Carmen, San José
Open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm  

NACIONAL MUSEUM
Schedule: Tuesday to Saturday of 8.30 a.m. – 16.30 p.m., Sunday of 9 a.m. – 16.30 p.m. 
Location: Street 17, Central Avenues and Second 
Collections: Archaeologic, artistic, historical and natural like insects, birds, fossils, molluscs, etc.  

GOLD MUSEUM
Contains one of the most beautiful collections of native artefacts facts of gold. More than 2.000 Time objects:
Monday to Saturday of 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Location: Under the Square of the Culture, Saint José    

POPULAR THEATRE MELICO SALAZAR 
 Declared cultural heritage, and with capacity for 1.180 viewers. It is a public theatre
 Location: Central Street Alfredo Volio, Favour, Saint José CLICK to see the programming  

NATIONAL THEATRE
Location: Avenue 2, street1, Cathedral, Saint  José
Open: Monday to Sunday of 9:00 to 17:00 hrs
CLICK to see the caprogramación  

MUNICIPAL MARKET OF HANDCRAFT
Direction: Saint José, Costa Rica, street 5, avenue 6, cost South of the Square of the Guarantees, Saint José Time: of 8:00 am to 17:00 pm  

ART MUSEUM
Collection of paintings and national sculptures from 1950. 
Schedule: Of Tuesday to Sunday of 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Location Park The Savannah  

MUSEUM OF ART And CONTEMPORARY DESIGN
An open and multiple space with 4 rooms of exhibition 
Location: Av. 3, Street 15. Cost West of the National Library.    

LA SALLE MUSEUM
Museum of Natural Sciences 
Schedule: Monday to Saturday of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and the Sundays and feriados of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Location: Av. 12, The Go out him, Saint José    

UNIVERSITY THEATRE
Location: Av 5, Saprissa, Saint José, San Pedro
CLICK to see the programming  

 CENTRAL MARKETL
Established in 1880, the Central Market in Saint José occupies a whole stable between the Central avenues and First and the streets 6 and 8. Cientos Visit the market every day 

TURISM IN NATURE

Explore for yourself, One day tours from the hostel

VOLCANOES and NATURAL RESERVES

IRAZÚ VOLCANO
- Arrives  in: 1hr 30min
- Going out from: In front of the national theatre
- Time: Every day of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Including feriados
- Price: 1000 Colones national and residents | $17 foreigners
- Activity: Hiking | Hiking

PICO BLANCO HILL
Cerro Pico Blanco is the fourth highest mountain in the hills of Escazú. A few minutes from San José 

LA PAZ WATERFALL
  -arrives  in: 1hr 30min
- Going out from: Terminal Caribeños
- Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Price: $28+national VAT or residents | $48+Foreign VAT
- Activity: Hiking

 

ITURTLE ISLAND
 Very close to the Nicoya Peninsula. They are 2 very small small islands called Alcatraz and Tolinga 

 

PRUSIA FOREST
- Arrives  in: 1hr
- Going out from: of terminal Carthage white earth
- Time: Monday to Friday 5 am to 9:30pm | Saturday and Sunday 5 am to 9pm
- Activity: Hiking | Sighting of birds
 

BARVA VOLCANO
 Just 22 km north of San José, in the province of Heredia, and at a height of 2,906 meters above sea level, making it the third highest volcano in Costa Rica.

 

LA VENTOLERA HILL
- Arrives  in: 40min
- Going out from: Terminal of coca tail/Street 16, Step Of The Cow
- Time: Monday to Sunday of 4am to 10pm
-Price: free
- Activity: Hiking
 

EL NIÑO FOREST
 - arrives  in: 1hs 35 min
- Going out from: Transtusa
- Time: Monday to Sunday 4:10 am to 8:30 am
- Activity: Hiking

DANTA HILL
- Arrives  in: 1hr 20min - Going out from: Terminal of buses heredianos
- Time: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
- Price: 3000 colones
- Activity: Hiking | Sighting of birds

POAS VOLCANO
- Arrives  in: 1hr 30min
- Going out from: Fecosa/ Tuasal
- Time: Every day of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Including feriados
- Price: 1000 Colones national and residents | $7 foreigners
- Activity: Hiking | Hiking
 

THE DEATH HILL
It is part of the Cordillera de Talamanca, in the central mountainous axis of Costa Rica, the provinces of Cartago and San José. 

RIO CELESTE  - RIVER
- National Park Volcano Tenorio, Province of Guanacaste
- arrives  in: 3 hr 30min
- Going out from: bus until Quesada and from here bus to Guatuso
- Time: Monday to Sunday of 7am to 2pm
-Price: 800 colones
- Activity: Hiking | sighting of animals

  

CROCODILE WATCHING IN BRIDGE OVER RIVER REVENTAZÓN
  

  

PATH IN THE UNIVERSITY PARK LA PAZ

 

FERRY TRIP
To Paquera beach go and return.
CLICK to see schedule

TURRIALBA VOLCANO
- Arrives  in: 2
- Going out from: Transtusa
- Time: CLOSED BY ACTIVITY VOLCANICA INTENSE
- Price: $10
- Activity: Hiking

CACHI CLIMBING
- Activity: Rappel, Canopy, Camping, Swim
 

LA MURALLA WATERFALL
- arrives  in: 1hr 45min
- Going out from: Transtusa
- Time: lunesa Friday 8 am - 5:30pm
- Price: Free
- Activity: Hiking
 

PONSA PENJAMO
- Arrives  in: 1hr
- Going out from: Terminal Front Contrasuli
- Time: every day 4am to 11pm
- Price: Free
- Activity: Hiking

 

CARARÁ NATIONAL PARK
- Open from monday to sunday frome 7:00 am to 16:00 pm  

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