The capital city of Costa Rica, San José is not a pretty city, with ugly conglomerate of outdated commercial buildings, decrepit streets and crumbling sidewalks. It is a cosmopolitan city that can be categorized as something in between a modern North American metropolis and the standard Central American capital.
Explore the 15 best travel destinations in Central and the Caribbean Coast. Travel from the beautiful Pacific Coast of Costa Rica to the idyllic Caribbean Coast of Colombia, through the cloud forests, Boca del Toro Islands, the San Blas Islands in Panama, Cartagena and visit the desert of La Guajira. Download Free Travel Guides of the itinerary.