Souvenirs, crafts, clothes, accessories, and even the ultimate designer outfits are in Costa Rica. Shopping in the Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica gives many options, even so the top 5 places to visit are:
Avenida Central: Shopping in the main boulevard in San José provides not only good of shops options, but also a cultural experience. The avenue is near the main spots in San José, such as the “Teatro National” –The National Theatre and “Plaza de la Democracia” –Democracy Plaza. The boulevard is full of cafeterias, fast food places and all kinds of shops; including “El Mercado Central” and “la Casona”, two great places to purchase souvenirs.
Multiplaza Escazú: located in the west of San José province, Multiplaza provides customers of the ultimate trends and brands around the globe; including a luxurious area with designer brands. In this shopping center there also casual restaurants, fast food chains, cinemas and cafeterias.
Lincoln Plaza: if you are located in the east of the capital, Lincoln Plaza might be the best option to visit. This shopping center also provides of the best chains in the country, and is the main hub for newest stores arriving in the country.
Paseo de las Flores: on Heredia province there is also a shopping center worth visiting. Paseo de las Flores has the same profile than the other shopping malls, and has an interesting design that combines the historical roots of the province with beautiful outdoor spaces.
Avenida Escazú: this new shopping center reunites some of the most exclusive stores in the country along with other services, such as real state agencies, medical services, car agencies and more. The design is also appealing to enjoy open air spaces and contemplate nice art pieces; beautiful sculptures and fountains garnish the facilities. It is here that those on vacation in Costa Rica will most likely feel at home.