Poás Volcano National Park

San José

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Poás Volcano National Park

Poás volcano is a truly a geological wonder. You will find steamy, natural lakes in the volcano crater, as well as a lush vegetation and colourful bird species, such as the resplendent quetzal. The caldera of Poás volcano is all the way up at 2,708 meters (8,885 feet) — on your way up you get a great opportunity to see the landscape change with the altitude.

Do & See

San José is home to great world-class museums, lush parks, hip hostels with pools and some seriously amazing restaurants. The most exciting neighbourhood of the city is Escalante — the hippest people are hanging out there. Besides having a vibrant urban life, San José is also the perfect starting point for day trips to many major destinations spread throughout the country. Hop on a bus and explore the local forest regions or a hike in the nearby mountains. The city's energetic and vibrant life and unique nature will make for unforgettable experiences.