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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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One floor surrounded by nature in Ciudad Col...

$ 350,000
One floor surrounded by nature in Ciudad Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
One floor surrounded by nature in Ciudad Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Carmiol House. Located in Montes de Oca. Coz...

$ 150,000
Carmiol House. Located in Montes de Oca. Cozy home. Costa Rica, Montes de Oca, San José, C ...
Carmiol House. Located in Montes de Oca. Cozy home. Costa Rica, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Mixed use lot in the center of Desamparados,...

$ 125,000
Mixed use lot in the center of Desamparados, San José, Desamparados, San José, Costa Rica ...
Mixed use lot in the center of Desamparados, San José, Desamparados, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Apartment in Ambar Tower, Sabana Sur

$ 200,000
Apartment in Ambar Tower, Sabana Sur, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Apartment in Ambar Tower, Sabana Sur, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Perfect house for sale in Santa Ana

$ 430,000
Perfect house for sale in Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Perfect house for sale in Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Stunning house in Santa Ana Surrounded by n...

$ 550,000
Stunning house in Santa Ana Surrounded by nature, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Es ...
Stunning house in Santa Ana Surrounded by nature, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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LUXURY HOUSE IN DUKANA CONDO ESCAZU

$ 490,000
LUXURY HOUSE IN DUKANA CONDO ESCAZU, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
LUXURY HOUSE IN DUKANA CONDO ESCAZU, Escazú, 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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Modern fully furnished apartment in Rorhmose...

$ 1,000
Modern fully furnished apartment in Rorhmoser, San Jose, Pavas, San José, Costa Rica Real ...
Modern fully furnished apartment in Rorhmoser, San Jose, Pavas, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Modern fully furnished apartment in Pozos de...

$ 1,300
Modern fully furnished apartment in Pozos de Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Re ...
Modern fully furnished apartment in Pozos de Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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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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The house of Orchids. San José. Costa Rica-

$ 330,000
The house of Orchids. San José. Costa Rica-, Pavas, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
The house of Orchids. San José. Costa Rica-, Pavas, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Commercial property for Sale, Lindora. 10 % ...

$ 210,000
Commercial property for Sale, Lindora. 10 % ROI- NEGOTIABLE., Santa Ana, San José, Costa ...
Commercial property for Sale, Lindora. 10 % ROI- NEGOTIABLE., Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
136.00 m2
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Independent house on one level with beautifu...

$ 600,000
Independent house on one level with beautiful gardens Escazú Costa Rica, Escazú, San José, ...
Independent house on one level with beautiful gardens Escazú Costa Rica, 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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Contemporary apartment for sale in Condomini...

$ 240,000
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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Independent house for rent with 4 bedrooms, ...

$ 3,000
Independent house for rent with 4 bedrooms, pool and garden in Guachipelín, Escazú, San Jo ...
Independent house for rent with 4 bedrooms, pool and garden in Guachipelín, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estat ...
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Apartment for sale with nice view in Altos d...

$ 300,000
Apartment for sale with nice view in Altos de Mayorca Condominium, Escazú, Escazú, San Jos ...
Apartment for sale with nice view in Altos de Mayorca Condominium, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Familiar house in exclusive condominium Esca...

$ 350,000
Familiar house in exclusive condominium Escazú, Costa Rica, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica R ...
Familiar house in exclusive condominium Escazú, Costa Rica, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Nice apartment in Torres del Paseo Colón

$ 175,000
Nice apartment in Torres del Paseo Colón, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Nice apartment in Torres del Paseo Colón, San José, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Lote en Bello Horizonte, ESCAZÚ

$ 120,000
Lote en Bello Horizonte, ESCAZÚ, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Lote en Bello Horizonte, ESCAZÚ, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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RENT Beautiful house – Escazú

$ 2,350
RENT Beautiful house – Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
RENT Beautiful house – Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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FOR SALE, Mixed land lot Escazú Downtown

$ 400,000
FOR SALE, Mixed land lot Escazú Downtown, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
FOR SALE, Mixed land lot Escazú Downtown, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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For Sell House Trocadero

$ 260,000
For Sell House Trocadero, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
For Sell House Trocadero, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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House for sale La Colina, Curridabat

$ 235,000
House for sale La Colina, Curridabat, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
House for sale La Colina, Curridabat, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Lot in the Mountains – Escazú

$ 55,300
Lot in the Mountains - Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Lot in the Mountains - Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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FOR LEASE New Office in Santa Ana, San José

$ 2,034
FOR LEASE New Office in Santa Ana, San José, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
FOR LEASE New Office in Santa Ana, San José, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Sale of Beautiful House in Valle Alto Condom...

$ 165,000
Sale of Beautiful House in Valle Alto Condominium, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica Real E ...
Sale of Beautiful House in Valle Alto Condominium, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Beautiful Home in Condominium in Lomas de Ay...

$ 209,000
Beautiful Home in Condominium in Lomas de Ayarco, Curridabat, Curridabat, San José, Costa ...
Beautiful Home in Condominium in Lomas de Ayarco, Curridabat, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Casa Grande El Pinar

$ 350,000
Casa Grande El Pinar, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Casa Grande El Pinar, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Casa Palma Real Sabanilla

$ 270,000
Casa Palma Real Sabanilla, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Casa Palma Real Sabanilla, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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Attractive Apartment in Condominium in Tibas

$ 150,000
Attractive Apartment in Condominium in Tibas, Tibas, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
Attractive Apartment in Condominium in Tibas, Tibas, San José, Costa Rica Real Estate
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