The Central Valley of Costa Rica represents the country’s heart with sprawling coffee plantations that are interspersed between the lush jungle foliage. As the spiritual center of Costa Rica, the Central Valley contains the history of Spanish conquistadors and national independence that is accentuated by the picturesque villages that offer panoramas of surrounding volcanic ridges. Your flight lands at Juan Santamaria International Airport, where your private transfer will greet you upon arrival. The bustling streets of San Jose become a welcoming immersion into the capital where neoclassical décor embodies the history of wealth as well as the fashionable aesthetic of Costa Rica.
The National Theater will host plays, operas, dances, and classical concerts inside the grand nineteenth-century façade. The neighborhood of Barrio Amón reflects the former prestige of the coffee plantation owners who erected sensational mansions in a variety of elegant and exuberant nineteenth and twentieth-century styles. Many of the old homes have been converted into hotels, cafes, and restaurants in order to preserve the history of the neighborhood while also attempting to revitalize contemporary culture. You will travel through the capital of Costa Rica before arriving at your secluded accommodation on the outskirts of the Central Valley. The luxurious charms of the décor will incorporate the rich coffee culture of the area while also offering you tremendous views of the Poas, Barva, and Irazu volcanic summits that highlight the unforgettable romance of Costa Rica’s luscious landscape.