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San José Real Estate | San Jose is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica, and the capital of the province of the same name. Find it in the center of the country  in the midwest of the Central Valley. As the capital, it is also the seat of the national government and therefore the prime focus for political and economic happenings.  Additionally, San Jose is the major transportation hub of Costa Rica. Together with several other cantons of the central valley including Alajuela, Heredia and Cartago it forms the Greater Metropolitan Area of the country, (referred to as GAM). 

Quality of Life 

San Jose was founded in 1736 and has been the capital of Costa RIca three times. Every day, it is estimated that over a million people pass through the city, which is notable for its high quality of life among Latin American cities. It enjoys a notable level of globalization, environmental performance, public service and famous institutions. According to studies on Latin America in 2013, San José is one of the safest cities in the region. Among other attractions, it is home to the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, the National Theatre of Costa Rica, and La Sabana Metropolitan Park. 

San Jose Weather 

Because it is located in Costa Rica’s Central Valley,  San José is pretty mountainous. Enjoy the higher altitudes resulting in lower temperatures. Positioned in the central region of the country allows for cool coastal breezes. We recommend you keep a light jacket with you when visiting the area. Additonally, having an umbrella at all times during rainy season is key. Many people considering San Jose real estate are drawn to cooler climate that the Central Valley is known for.

Things To Do In San Jose Costa Rica

There are many things you can do in San Jose,Costa Rica. It is home to several popular museums, national parks, the National Theater just for starters. You could arrange a tour or decide to go it on your own. Of all the noteworthy places to check out, a top ten list could include the following: Teatro Nacional Costa Rica(National Theater), the Pre-Colombian Gold Museum, Jade Museum, Museo Nacional de Costa Rica (National Museum of Costa Rica), Central Market, Costa Rica’s Craft Brewing Co., Museo de Arte Costarricense, Museo de Los Niños, Parque La Sabana and the Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo. 

Living In Escazu

Many expats have chosen the city of Escazu to make their home in Costa Rica. In fact, it is considered to be the best place to live in San Jose. Located just outside the capital city of San José, Escazu is one of the most affluent places in the entire country. You can find every modern amenity and store that you are used to finding in the United States. It’s an ideal choice if you are looking for a retirement or investment property in Costa Rica. You will also find a more luxurious lifestyle in Escazu than in other cities. We pick Escazu as the top choice for expats who prefer city living. Finally, it has great medical services, hospitals and is close to the international airport Juan Santamaria. 

There are many properties to consider outside of Escazuy as well, if you are interested in San Jose real estate. Arrange a virtual tour today with a RE/MAX agent. We are ready to assist you every step of the way.


San José es la capital y la ciudad más grande de Costa Rica, con el mismo nombre. La puedes encontrar en el centro del país hacia el oeste del Valle Central. Como capital, es la sede del Gobierno Nacional y por lo tanto es el foco central de los acontecimientos económicos y políticos. Adicionalmente, San José es el centro de transportes del pasen conjunto con los catones de Alajuela, Heredia, Cartago que forman la gran Área metropolitana, conocida como la GAM.


Calidad de Vida


San José fue fundada en 1736 y ha sido la capital de Costa Rica tres veces. Cada día se estima que más de un millón de personas pasan a través de esta ciudad, la cuya es muy notable por su alta calidad de vida en comparación a otras ciudades latinoamericanas. Goza de un notable nivel de globalización, desempeño ambiental, servicio público e instituciones famosas. De acuerdo con estudios realizados en Latino América 2013, San José es una de las edades más seguras del regio. Entre otras atracciones, alberga el Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, el Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica, y el Parque Metropolitano La Sabana.

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El Clima de San José


Como está ubicado en el valle central de Costa Rica, San José es bastante montañoso. Disfrute delas altitudes más altas que resultan tener las temperaturas más bajas. Posicionando esta región central que le permite sentir brescas brisas. Nosotros le recomendamos llevar una chaqueta cuando usted visite esta área. Además una clave es llevar todo el tiempo, una sombrilla durante la época lluviosa.


Cosas por hacer en San José


Existen muchas cosas por hacer en San José de Costa Rica. Es el hogar de muchos populares museos, parques nacionales y del Teatro Nacional solamente para empezar. Usted podría reservar un tour o decidir recorrerlo usted mismo. De la lista de los lugares más notables los primeros diez podrían incluir: Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica, el Museo de Oro Pre Colombino, Museo de Jade, Muse Nacional de Costa Rica, Mercado Central, Museo de Arte Costarricense, Museo de los Niños, Parque de la Sabana y el Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo.


Vivir en Escazú

Muchos extranjeros han escogido vivir en Escazú y hacer su hogar en este lugar de Costa Rica. De hecho, es considerado a ser el mejor lugar para vivir de San José. Localizado a las afueras de la capital, Escazú es uno de los lugares más influyentes del todo el país. Aquí usted podrá encontrar tiendas y comodidades modernas de las que está acostumbrado en los Estados Unidos. Es un lugar opción ideal si está buscando una propiedad de inversión para retirarse en Costa Rica. También encontrara más lujoso estilo de vida en Escazú que en otras ciudades.

Nosotros escogemos Escazú como opción tope para extranjeros que prefieran vivir en la ciudad. Finalmente, tiene grandiosas opciones médicas y hospitales muy cera del aeropuerto Juan Santa María.

Properties listed in San Jose

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Casa Guanacaste Escazu home for sale with po...

$ 795,000
Casa Guanacaste Escazu home for sale with pool, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Casa Guanacaste Escazu home for sale with pool, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Casa Green Valley Escazu mountainside

$ 429,000
Casa Green Valley Escazu mountainside, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Casa Green Valley Escazu mountainside, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Rustic house surrounded by nature in Tabarci...

$ 220,000
Rustic house surrounded by nature in Tabarcia, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Rustic house surrounded by nature in Tabarcia, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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LA URUCA – VACANT LOT IN THE BEST INDU...

$ 310,000
LA URUCA - VACANT LOT IN THE BEST INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL AREA IN SAN JOSÉ, La uruca, Sa ...
LA URUCA - VACANT LOT IN THE BEST INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL AREA IN SAN JOSÉ, La uruca, San José, Costa Rica Real E ...
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Townhouse for sale in Brasil de Mora Natura ...

$ 230,000
Townhouse for sale in Brasil de Mora Natura Park, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Est ...
Townhouse for sale in Brasil de Mora Natura Park, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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FOR SALE Remodeled Apartment Santa Ana

$ 140,000
FOR SALE Remodeled Apartment Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
FOR SALE Remodeled Apartment Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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FOR SALE Pura Vida Mountain Vacations Rental...

$ 250,000
FOR SALE Pura Vida Mountain Vacations Rentals, Alajuelita, San José, Costa Rica Real Estat ...
FOR SALE Pura Vida Mountain Vacations Rentals, Alajuelita, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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3/4 of an acre with two-bedroom humble home!

$ 47,500
3/4 of an acre with two-bedroom humble home!, Pérez Zeledón, San José, Costa Rica Real Est ...
3/4 of an acre with two-bedroom humble home!, Pérez Zeledón, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Furnished apartment for rent in Escazu

$ 1,200
Furnished apartment for rent in Escazu, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Furnished apartment for rent in Escazu, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Exclusive offer of furnished apartment in Es...

$ 168,000
Exclusive offer of furnished apartment in Escazu, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Exclusive offer of furnished apartment in Escazu, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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RIVER PARK APARTAMENTO

$ 135,000
RIVER PARK APARTAMENTO, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
RIVER PARK APARTAMENTO, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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LOT FOR SANTA ANA PROJECT

$ 700,000
LOT FOR SANTA ANA PROJECT, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
LOT FOR SANTA ANA PROJECT, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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CORONADO HOUSE

$ 140,000
CORONADO HOUSE, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
CORONADO HOUSE, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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MULTIFUNCTIONAL PROPERTY – RESIDECIAL ...

$ 258,000
MULTIFUNCTIONAL PROPERTY - RESIDECIAL -BUSINESS, Desamparados, San José, Costa Rica Real E ...
MULTIFUNCTIONAL PROPERTY - RESIDECIAL -BUSINESS, Desamparados, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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RIO PALMA FAMILY HOME

$ 210,000
RIO PALMA FAMILY HOME, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
RIO PALMA FAMILY HOME, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Exclusive & modern apartment in Escazu

$ 460,000
Exclusive & modern apartment in Escazu, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Exclusive & modern apartment in Escazu, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Apartment in exclusive condo in Escazu

$ 2,200
Apartment in exclusive condo in Escazu, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Apartment in exclusive condo in Escazu, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Furnished apartment in Avalon Santa Ana

$ 1,200
Furnished apartment in Avalon Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Furnished apartment in Avalon Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Sale of beautiful property with large garden...

$ 325,000
Sale of beautiful property with large gardens on the main street, Desamparados, San José, ...
Sale of beautiful property with large gardens on the main street, Desamparados, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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House in condominium in Ciudad Colon

$ 1,200
House in condominium in Ciudad Colon, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
House in condominium in Ciudad Colon, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Townhouse in Santa Ana condominium

$ 950
Townhouse in Santa Ana condominium, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Townhouse in Santa Ana condominium, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Santa Ana townhouse for sale

$ 231,900
Santa Ana townhouse for sale, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Santa Ana townhouse for sale, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Full furnished apartment in Santa Ana downto...

$ 1,000
Full furnished apartment in Santa Ana downtown, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estat ...
Full furnished apartment in Santa Ana downtown, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Exclusive apartment in Nunciatura

$ 1,100
Exclusive apartment in Nunciatura, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Exclusive apartment in Nunciatura, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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House in Condominium in San José ,Curridaba...

$ 212,000
House in Condominium in San José ,Curridabat, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
House in Condominium in San José ,Curridabat, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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House Dent, San Pedro Costa Rica

$ 720,000
House Dent, San Pedro Costa Rica, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
House Dent, San Pedro Costa Rica, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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OUTSTANDING PRIVATE ESTATE WITH LARGE HOUSE ...

$ 1,200,000
OUTSTANDING PRIVATE ESTATE WITH LARGE HOUSE AND BREATHTAKING VIEWS, Aserrí, San José, Cost ...
OUTSTANDING PRIVATE ESTATE WITH LARGE HOUSE AND BREATHTAKING VIEWS, Aserrí, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Sale of property with excellent commercial p...

$ 347,000
Sale of property with excellent commercial point and a lot of visibility, Desamparados, Sa ...
Sale of property with excellent commercial point and a lot of visibility, Desamparados, San José, Costa Rica Real E ...
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Apartment for rent in Alto de las Palomas wi...

$ 1,600
Apartment for rent in Alto de las Palomas with beautiful views, Santa Ana, San José, Costa ...
Apartment for rent in Alto de las Palomas with beautiful views, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Furnished apartment for rent in San Rafael d...

$ 1,700
Furnished apartment for rent in San Rafael de Escazu, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Es ...
Furnished apartment for rent in San Rafael de Escazu, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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FOR SALE RIVER HOUSE, SAN ISIDRO DEL GENERAL...

$ 145,000
FOR SALE RIVER HOUSE, SAN ISIDRO DEL GENERAL,. PEREZ ZELEDON, Pérez Zeledón, San José, Cos ...
FOR SALE RIVER HOUSE, SAN ISIDRO DEL GENERAL,. PEREZ ZELEDON, Pérez Zeledón, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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APARTMENT FOR RENT IN ESCAZU

$ 1,100
APARTMENT FOR RENT IN ESCAZU, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
APARTMENT FOR RENT IN ESCAZU, Escazu, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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