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Reviewed today via mobile

Okay, for reference this was January and there were no football games that day. Anyway. We saw zero other tourists there (we took an Uber out to it) and it was fun to walk around, chill, take photos, and experience local culture. We experienced ducks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank elijahdrake
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Near the centre of the city this park was big enough to have 6 km. of running paths. It also had a small lake and lots of treed area but I did not see much in the way of a picnic area but there were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vanisle_al
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parque La Sabana is a huge park situated just outside of the central area of San Jose. Therefore it can afford to be large in size and there is plenty to do. It is also right next to the National Stadium. It has soccer pitches,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not very green and atmosphere very stark. Big stadium at one end but if nothing better to do ok for a walk, good for running

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Justinelh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's flat, not much other than young trees, dirty man made pond. It used to be the airport so it's not an established park, but better than no park.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jodygodfrey
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Great park to get away from the busy city and relax in a beautiful place. I visited on a Sunday afternoon and there was street food stalls with some really tasty food.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 615alasdairy
Reviewed 28 November 2018

At the west end of town, this is the city's largest park with a lovely lake and trees and a very nice place to walk in. And do not miss the Museum of Costa Rican Art while you are there. The fabulous building is in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Perrygrinate
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We spent a good hour walking around and enjoying the park. Great the anyone, very accessible. Lots of tree planting-should be amazing in ten years.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SeahurstJuan
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Take a cab/taxi or local train to the park. Located west of the centre, by the national stadium. A large area with lakes, playgrounds, walkways, woodlands and many street sellers selling local foods and drinks. Great experience. Very safe and people are very friendly. Good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Voyage803067
Reviewed 16 November 2018

This is a nice place to just walk or bring a picnic. Sometimes there are fun events going on as well such as food truck festivals, outdoor concerts etc. The national stadium is also located here. see if you can catch a game during your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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TurtleFam
15 July 2018|
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Response from PaulCourt_13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I did not see anywhere to rent skateboards but there are a large number of pedal boats to rent. We did not as it was far too hot when we were there.
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18 June 2018|
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Response from womanseyeview | Reviewed this property |
The park is a public one in the city and a very popular place for local families to picnic, play soccer etc - there is no entry fee. It’s a great local culture experience. However there are vendors selling food and offering... More
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Caroline C
22 January 2018|
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Response from spsinthedesert | Reviewed this property |
During the morning many other people jogging and doing exercise Seems safe during daylight We were advised not to go at night and we followed the locals suggestion But during the it seemed safe and there were many people and... More
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