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“central park”(25 reviews)
“running track”(11 reviews)
The city's largest park.
San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2231 2344
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We went for a general park outing to throw around the ball and climb play ground equipment, though we heard there are a variety of other wonderful options we did not have time to do such as horse back rides for children.

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Nice place to sit and read by a lake and watch the birds and people. It's quiet and peaceful. I felt like it was a very safe place.

Thank DD402
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

A large park, great for jogging or walking. If you're sightseeing or looking for a structured activity, though, there's not much to do here -especially on weekday mornings. What's more, there weren't a lot of people around when I went. I didn't feel unsafe or...More

Thank Antonio C
Reviewed 21 July 2018

good place to walk or jog. most of the locals visit on weekends for soccer and picnic. Easy to get to. Gringos - do NOT be here after dark - lots of minor crime & drugs - if you are here, walk on the other...More

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have always felt safe walking in this park. I like its location, and it's paths. I always meet nice people walking the paths. And enjoy A short escape from the city, this is a nice park!

Thank Berlin523
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I went to La Sabana for jogging. I was looking for a place to cover many miles safely in the city. The park is well kept and it has many options for outdoor activities with big green areas, different sports fields and trails. It is...More

Thank Dorel R
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I like parks in the centre of towns, they are ideal places to go for a quiet stroll around the lake and trees offering shade on hot days. Just outside the park is the national stadium, an impressive structure. At the entrance to the park...More

Thank PaulCourt_13
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great weekend picnic place. The track is very long and goes around the park. If wanna play basketball or even go to the art museum you can. It really has something for everyone. There are several really good restaurants and hotels around...More

1  Thank Alberto N
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Lovely to walk there from our nearby hotel. We enjoyed the peaceful surroundings, very friendly people we met there.

Thank nicolette c
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The park isn’t anything to write home about. It’s a peaceful place to go for a walk and watch people playing soccer or even play a game yourself

Thank traceywayne2002
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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.
18 June 2018|
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Response from Peytonsage | 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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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