Central Valley at a glance
Central Valley is a fantastic base for exploring the country. There is easy access to a whole host of fascinating natural and cultural sights. Explorers can visit volcanoes and coffee plantations, or discover the secrets of the diverse rainforests.
The Central Valley is awash with great activities to try - you could try canyoning or zip lining through the jungle. You could even white water raft to your hotel which is nestled deep in the rainforest!
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There is plenty to do and see in the Central Valley area. Speak to one of our Travel Designers to add some of these amazing activities to your personalised holiday.
With approximately 70% of the population living in this region the Central Valley has a lot of energy and is perfect for those who would like to enjoy some culture, nightlife and shopping. The region is home to the capital city of San Jose and its suburbs as well as the international airport. The regions location provides a cooler climate and as such can be a welcome escape from the hot coastal areas, especially during the hot dry season. There are also plenty of attractions that are within easy reach of the city of San Jose including the volcanoes of Irazu and Poas. Many visitors enjoy a couple of days here at the beginning or end of their trip to get to know the “real” Costa Rica.