|Alajuela Airprot Shuttles|
|Juan Santamaria International Airport abbreviated SJO is located in the Alajuel Province in San Jose, Costa Rica which is 12 miles (20 km) near downtown San Jose.|
Easy Rise Shuttle Service offers airport shuttle service that runs 24 hours. The service is available to and from any hotel or downtown to SJO and can accommodate up to 4 people. Costa Rica Executive Transportation and Transportation in Costa Rica also offer a similar service. Public transportation is pretty cheap and easy to ride. The city is also pretty compact so bicycles are an easy option.
About San Jose Airport
The airport is given after well-known Juan Santamaria who joined the Costa Rican army as a drummer boy after William Walker tried to overthrow the Costa Rican government. The Costa Rican President at the time called for the general population to take u arms to protect the nation.
The historical account is that after several members of the Costa Rican army failed to set fire to and enemy hostel Santamaria volunteered with the condition that if he died someone would look after his single unwed mother. Santamaria was successful but he did perish and his victory is celebrated on April 11th as Juan Santamaria Day. San Jose itself is a plateau that sits at an elevation of 3,700 feet. Visitors enjoy lush green mountains and valleys.
Things To Do in San Jose
Some other interesting places and things to see include tours of the Butterfly farm and the coffee farms. Volcanoes to tour are also popular as well as La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Many hotels have casinos. The street life in Costa Rica is also busy with street performers.
Hotels near SJO
SJO Contact Information