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See natural beauty and cultural sites in San José

Located in San José’s historic district, Radisson San José-Costa Rica is ideally situated only four kilometers from downtown and a 25-minute drive from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). Discover a plethora of things to do during your stay, such as learning about the nation’s history at Museo Nacional, viewing the impressive statues at Parque Nacional and browsing the stores at the Lincoln Plaza shopping center. For a truly special evening, ask the concierge to help you find tickets for a musical or play at Teatro Nacional. Nature lovers won’t want to miss the vibrant Spirogyra Butterfly Garden, located in the popular Barrio Tournon area, and the awe-inspiring Volcán Arenal, one of the 10 most active volcanoes in the world.

Outdoor fun
  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden (1.1 km)
    This tropical garden provides a home for more than 30 species of vividly colored butterflies.
    Phone: +506 2222-2937
  • Parque Nacional (1.9 km)
    Relax on a bench surrounded by greenery or view the statues of important national figures at this serene park.
  • Volcán Arenal (148 km)
    Take a day trip to this volcano that experienced its last active period in 2010. Hike, fish or white-water raft in this area known for its natural beauty.

Shopping and culture

  • Teatro Nacional (National Theater) (1.5 km)
    Since 1897, the Teatro Nacional has offered an elegant setting for San José’s most renowned musicals, plays and concerts.
    Phone: +506 2010-1100
  • Lincoln Plaza (4.8 km)
    Browse stores and boutiques, dine at one of many diverse restaurants or catch a movie at this popular shopping center.
    Phone: +506 2519-9212
  • Museo Nacional de Costa Rica (8.1 km)
    Discover the history of Costa Rica through the cultural artifacts displayed at this museum, located within the Bellavista Barracks.
    Phone: +506 257-1433

Follow these directions from the hotel to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). Contact the Guest Services Manager for additional travel information.

Other nearby attractions

Nearby restaurants

  • JR Ribs (0.7 km)
  • La Oliva Verde (0.7 km)
  • Pizza Hut (0.7 km)
  • Tin Jo (2.2 km)
  • Lulú & Saturnino Bistro Pub (3 km)