San Jose Holidays

San Jose is a major transportation hub and many people travelling to Costa Rica will start off their itineraries here. With direct flights from the UK to San Jose getting here couldn't be easier.  We advise you to spend a couple of nights here giving you time to recuperate after your flight. Visit the Jade Museum and the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum and learn about the history of Costa Rica while viewing the beautiful jade and gold pieces as well as lots of pre - columbian artefacts. Explore the city at your own pace of partake in a local walking or biking tour.

Time Zone

GMT - 6

Flight Time

Approx.11–12 hours; direct flights are available from London Gatwick three times a week in winter and twice a week in summer. Indirect flights are available from other UK airports.


Costa Rican colón (CRC)

Visa Information

British citizens will not require a visa for travel to Costa Rica.



Health Information

No special vaccines are required or recommended for travel to Costa Rica.

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