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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Scenic Viewpoint
“This Is the main Manuel Antonio's attraction. The manuel antonio national park Is famous in the whole Latin America and It Is an unique experience!”
  • 179 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“Casco Antiguo or better know as Casco Viejo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's a walking neighborhood with many restaurants, cafés & bars.”
  • 84 locals recommend
“Experience the rain forest while experiencing breathtaking views of the crater and lagoon. Enjoy a great coffee or fresh strawberries on the way up to the national Park.”
  • 92 locals recommend
History Museum
“This museum houses the world’s largest collection of American jade (pronounced ‘ha-day’ in Spanish), with an ample exhibition space of five floors offering seven exhibits. There are nearly 7000 finely crafted, well-conserved pieces, from translucent jade carvings depicting fertility goddesses, shamans, frogs and snakes to incredible ceramics (some reflecting Maya influences), including a highly unusual ceramic head displaying a row of serrated teeth. The new museum cafe, Grano Verde, serves sandwiches, salads and smoothies.”
  • 51 locals recommend
“You'll be able to capture the best nature photos , beautiful and enjoyble hikes”
  • 43 locals recommend
“A must see to understand the functioning of the Panama Canal and seeing the ships go through the locks.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“A great mall with almost anything you would want or expect. Excellent shops, varied food options, a cinema with VIP screens, a supermarket, all in air conditioned comfort. The mall doesn't open until 10am, but some of the cafes are open earlier than this.”
  • 41 locals recommend
“Just one hour driving from Las Palmas. Passing through many small towns along the way. Many hot spring places close by. You can go Back and forth from las Palmas to that area the same day”
  • 46 locals recommend
“Another place to not only take in local customs of exercising, games and concerts (like the National Stadium), between 4 - 6pm you can see huge flogs of White-fronted Parrots resting coming to sleep in the trees along the southside avenue. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
“Nice walk, great view! I recommend to visit Cerro de la cruz only during daylight!”
  • 50 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“I recommend this mall because is the best mall in Alajuela and is easy to get there from the hotel by Uber.”
  • 38 locals recommend
“Island-inspired bites on a sunset patio to dancehall and reggae beats under the moonlight at the seaside nightclub.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 2 locals recommend
Shoe Shop
“The biggest Mall in San José. Beautiful place although its access is a little difficult by bus.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“This tour is a little more relaxed, perfect to enjoy of Costa Rica´s wildlife in a boat, you can see monkeys, cocodriles, iguanas, birds and more. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
“This 19th-century building contains a well-organized exhibit on Costa Rica's history and culture. It’s right by Museo del Jade. Opens: Tue to Sat 8:30 AM / 4:30 AM Sun 9:00 AM to 4:30 AM Mondays closed ”
  • 31 locals recommend