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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.

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Beautiful House in Coronado

$ 950,000
Beautiful House in Coronado, Vazquez de Coronado, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Beautiful House in Coronado, Vazquez de Coronado, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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House for sale Santa Ana

$ 1,600,000
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House for sale Santa Ana, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Apartament for rent with amazing view in Tor...

$ 1,100
Apartament for rent with amazing view in Torres Paseo Colón, San José, San José, Costa Ric ...
Apartament for rent with amazing view in Torres Paseo Colón, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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House for Rent in Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica

$ 1,500
House for Rent in Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
House for Rent in Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Casa Seaside Fountain- One Level Santa Ana H...

$ 195,000
Casa Seaside Fountain- One Level Santa Ana Home, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Esta ...
Casa Seaside Fountain- One Level Santa Ana Home, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Casa en montaña, rodeada de naturaleza, a 3...

$ 290,000
Casa en montaña, rodeada de naturaleza, a 30 minutos de la capital. San José Costa Rica., ...
Casa en montaña, rodeada de naturaleza, a 30 minutos de la capital. San José Costa Rica., Mora, San José, Costa Ri ...
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Big house in Escazu

$ 1,800
Big house in Escazu, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Big house in Escazu, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Lot for sale with the best view of Escazu.

$ 175,000
Lot for sale with the best view of Escazu., Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Lot for sale with the best view of Escazu., Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Contemporary apartment for sale in Condomini...

$ 265,000
Contemporary apartment for sale in Condominium in Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Ri ...
Contemporary apartment for sale in Condominium in Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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APARTMENT FOR SALE IN ROHRMOSER

$ 225,000
APARTMENT FOR SALE IN ROHRMOSER, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
APARTMENT FOR SALE IN ROHRMOSER, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Brand new house in Ciudad Colón for sale

$ 236,000
Brand new house in Ciudad Colón for sale, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Brand new house in Ciudad Colón for sale, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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House with spectacular view and surrounded b...

$ 525,000
House with spectacular view and surrounded by nature, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Esta ...
House with spectacular view and surrounded by nature, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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House for sale in Escazú

$ 200,000
House for sale in Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
House for sale in Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Beautiful and luxurious house in El Gregal c...

$ 460,000
Beautiful and luxurious house in El Gregal condominium., Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica ...
Beautiful and luxurious house in El Gregal condominium., Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Apartment for sale near Hotel San Jose Palac...

$ 190,000
Apartment for sale near Hotel San Jose Palacio, La uruca, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Apartment for sale near Hotel San Jose Palacio, La uruca, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Residential house for SALE with spectacular ...

$ 215,000
Residential house for SALE with spectacular views and nature in Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San ...
Residential house for SALE with spectacular views and nature in Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Est ...
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House for sale Villa Real- Santa Ana

$ 1,250,000
House for sale Villa Real- Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
House for sale Villa Real- Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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1.3 hectare commercial property in prime loc...

$ 3,320,462.50
1.3 hectare commercial property in prime location San Isidro de el General Viejo, Pérez Ze ...
1.3 hectare commercial property in prime location San Isidro de el General Viejo, Pérez Zeledón, San José, Costa Ri ...
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Private and accessible property with over 10...

$ 199,999
Private and accessible property with over 10, 000 m2 in Tinamaste with 2 houses., Pérez Ze ...
Private and accessible property with over 10, 000 m2 in Tinamaste with 2 houses., Pérez Zeledón, San José, Costa Ri ...
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Apartment In Tibas with great location and s...

$ 113,000
Apartment In Tibas with great location and security 24/7, Tibas, San José, Costa Rica Real ...
Apartment In Tibas with great location and security 24/7, Tibas, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Local / ideal house for a restaurant in San ...

$ 3,300
Local / ideal house for a restaurant in San José, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Esta ...
Local / ideal house for a restaurant in San José, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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FOR SALE Casa Real – Guachipelin

$ 325,000
FOR SALE Casa Real - Guachipelin, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
FOR SALE Casa Real - Guachipelin, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Nice lot for sale in the Altana Condominium,...

$ 79,000
Nice lot for sale in the Altana Condominium, located in Brasil de Mora, Santa Ana, Santa A ...
Nice lot for sale in the Altana Condominium, located in Brasil de Mora, Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica ...
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Big Lot in San Rafael Arriba, Desamparados f...

$ 485,000
Big Lot in San Rafael Arriba, Desamparados for commercial and/or residential development, ...
Big Lot in San Rafael Arriba, Desamparados for commercial and/or residential development, Desamparados, San José, C ...
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200m² lot with a view in Tarrazú

$ 18,200,000
200m² lot with a view in Tarrazú, Tarrazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
200m² lot with a view in Tarrazú, Tarrazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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187m² lot with a view in Tarrazú

$ 17,000,000
187m² lot with a view in Tarrazú, Tarrazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
187m² lot with a view in Tarrazú, Tarrazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Beautiful mountain property with 1400 m2 lot...

$ 215,000
Beautiful mountain property with 1400 m2 lot and 2 houses, Dota, San José, Costa Rica Real ...
Beautiful mountain property with 1400 m2 lot and 2 houses, Dota, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Beautiful house in condominium in Pozos, San...

$ 230,000
Beautiful house in condominium in Pozos, Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real E ...
Beautiful house in condominium in Pozos, Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Spacious family home in Granadilla

$ 360,000
Spacious family home in Granadilla, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Spacious family home in Granadilla, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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63m² apartment in URBN Escalante with parkin...

$ 225,000
63m² apartment in URBN Escalante with parking and storage unit., El Carmen, San José, Cost ...
63m² apartment in URBN Escalante with parking and storage unit., El Carmen, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Luxury house for sale in the exclusive Monte...

$ 1,600,000
Luxury house for sale in the exclusive Monterán Condominium, Curridabat, Curridabat, San J ...
Luxury house for sale in the exclusive Monterán Condominium, Curridabat, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica Real Esta ...
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1 room apartment for rent in Moravia

$ 235,000
1 room apartment for rent in Moravia, Moravia, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
1 room apartment for rent in Moravia, Moravia, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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