A very metropolitan city, San Jose today, houses over a million people including expats. As this city has expanded, so has its suburbs. A great place to stay in while in San Jose is at Escazu, considered by most Ticos (local Costa Ricans) to be among the most posh and upscale areas of the city. Ideal for the weary traveler who wishes to catch up on some much needed rest and relaxation, Escazu is a quiet, beautiful and secure suburb with all the comforts and trimmings of modernity.
A colonial town, Escazu is a premier suburb is situated just 7 km west of downtown San Jose. Spread out over a hillside over looking San Jose and Heredia, Escazu is made up of 3 adjoining neighborhoods; San Antonio de Escazu, Escazu Centro and San Rafael de Escazu. With the largest population of expatriates settling down here (mostly North Americans), this part of the city is a quite exclusive.
Easily accessible from all highways that lead to Costa Rica’s most popular attractions, Escazu is just a 10 minute drive downtown San Jose. Here one can find a car wash, an English movie theatre, a luxurious country club and a number of bowling alleys. There are also many fine restaurants and dining areas in this part of town, with an excellent nightlife. Banks, pharmacies, shops, grocery stores and even an 18-hole championship golf course can be found here, along with one of the biggest and most modern shopping malls in Central America, Multi Plaza. Even the US ambassador to Costa Rica has his residence in Escazu.
This great condo located in Escazu has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms; located in one of the highest floors of the project, with great views. Has 2 balconies and the project has a swimming pool and guest parking as well as 24/7 security at the entrance gate. Even when not furnished, some appliances are for sale or negotiable.