San Antonio is the capital city of the province of San Jose Costa Rica. The city is nestled at the Central valley surrounded by beautiful mountains. It can be easily reached by bus from San Jose Downtown and Alajuela town.
San Antonio serves as the closest link to many tourists attractions within San Jose and nearby provinces like Heredia. However with so many cheap flights to San Antonio on sale, San Antonio can be a tourist destination as well.
The good weather counts for the reason why San Antonio deserves to be listed as among the attraction of San Jose. During the dry season which is from November to December and from April to May, there is little rain and the weather is generally all sunny. During these times, festivals of all sorts are held. Tourists would have a lot of time to enjoy the festive mood of the city as well as the opportunity to mingle with the locals.
Local waterholes during the summer are the most crowded places and if you are after a place to cool down, Ojo de Agua offers group of swimming pools where water are supplied from a subterranean river.
Shopping malls and the local markets in San Antonio offer the same shopping experience but with great value for US dollar with a currency conversion of 500.05 CRC, you can have your shopping spree at the city’s premier shopping malls and tourists shops.
With great value for your money, you can afford to be picky in your San Antonio accommodations. Luxury or 5 stars hotels in San Antonio offer pampering services and added amenities like internet and wi-fi access. San Antonio hotels also make a good base while roaming around San Jose Province.
Once in San Antonio you can arrange for your hiking yours or for your horse riding tours. Orosi River Valley which is a few distances from the city offers quiet walking or hiking experience with clear night skies and breezy evenings.
The fastest route to San Antonio is through San Jose International Airport which serves cheap flights to San Antonio. From San Jose, it is best to take the public bus to San Antonio if you choose to make it as your point base while in Costa Rica.