Paraiso is close to a range of colorful Cartago’s well-known sights. Two of the most popular attractions here are the fabulous Lankester Botanical Garden and the fantastic Our Lady of the Angels Basilica. Also, well worth the effort are the Parque Nacional Tapanti and the Parque Nacional Volcan Irazu.
For some retail therapy, explore Terramall in San Diego.
Spend a few hours with fellow soccer lovers at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Ayma, San Jose, cheering on local legends, the Deportivo Saprissa. On match days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of maroon and white, as soccer fans gather to cheer on their beloved team.
At the end of a long day taking in the sights around Paraiso, get a good nights sleep in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Sanchiri Mirador & Lodge, the Hotel Rio Perlas Spa and Resort, Orosi, or the Hotel Quelitales, Cachi.