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The destination of San Jose is a good option if you've been considering a getaway with the kids. The entertainment, museums, and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Arrange a flight into San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), which is the closest airport, or San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), which is located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in San Jose, you might want to consider one of the 148 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.
Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:
Peace Lodge - Offers a children's pool, 4 restaurants, and free parking. Guests like the central location at this 4.5-star lodge.
DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari - San Jose Costa Rica - Features a children's pool, a restaurant, and free parking. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.
Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites - Offers an outdoor pool, free valet parking, and free breakfast. Guests like the central location at this 2.5-star hotel.
Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio - Features 2 restaurants, free parking, and free breakfast. The overall comfort and central location make this 3.5-star hotel popular with guests.
You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to San Jose.
While you and your family are staying in San Jose, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as National Theater, Gold Museum, and Jade Museum. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like National Center of Art and Culture, National Museum of Costa Rica, and Parque Nacional.San Jose is also well-known for its:
If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from San Jose Pacific Station, San Jose Procuradiria Museum Station, or San Jose Viquez Square Station. San Jose might not have very many public transit options so consider a car rental to maximize your time.