Discover local culture with a variety of things to do near the San José, Cosa Rica airport

Costa Rica offers visitors plenty of things to do, from exploring the Café Britt coffee plantation to getting up close to the country’s famous Poás Volcano. Accommodations at the Country Inn & Suites in San José put you near the SJO airport and within reach of top attractions like Pueblo Antiguo, a re-created turn-of-the-century village offering live music and dance performances. Take your family to shop or dine at Plaza Real Cariari, or enjoy hours of interactive fun at The Children’s Museum. For a romantic afternoon with someone special, pack a picnic lunch and head to the lake at La Sabana Park.

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Britt Coffee Tour

3.5 mi / 5.64 km from the hotel
The smell alone is intoxicating at this plantation, where you can learn about the world of coffee production, enjoy samples, and shop for fine chocolates, nuts, and—of course—coffee beans!

The Children's Museum

5.56 mi / 8.95 km from the hotel
Part of the Costa Rican Center of Science and Culture, this museum draws nearly 300,000 kids and parents every year. Explore 40 rooms filled with interactive exhibits and educational fun.

Pueblo Antiguo

2.04 mi / 3.28 km from the hotel
Treat yourself to live music and folk dance performances at this early-20th-century village that celebrates Costa Rica's heritage.

Jade Museum

6.24 mi / 10.04 km from the hotel
Step back in time to learn the captivating history of the jade industry in Costa Rica. The semi-precious stone was traded by ancient cultures, and the museum tells the story with over 7,000 artifacts.

La Sabana Park

4.25 mi / 6.84 km from the hotel
There's a lot to see in this 178-acre park in the heart of the city. Relax at the lake, tour one of the many museums, and visit the national soccer stadium, swimming pool, and skating rink.

Costa Rican Art Museum

4.63 mi / 7.46 km from the hotel
Contemplate art in a variety of media at this museum featuring more than 6,000 pieces by international and Latin American artists, as well as a beautiful sculpture garden.