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Sibu Chocolate

San Isidro 14.2 mi away
#1 of 1 Shopping in San Isidro
... how chocolate preparation evolved, we were given taste samples representing each phase in the evolution of chocolate, culminating in the consumption of modern award-winning candies made by this chocolatier.
There is a little gift shop with a selection of chocolate options (cocoa powder, hot chocolate mixes, chocolate bars and boxes of assorted chocolate) all packaged to take on the plane.

Galeria Namu

San Jose 11.4 mi away
#1 of 38 Shopping in San Jose
They feature work from indigenous tribes from Costa Rica and Panama, including masks, paintings, and jewelry, as well as some reproductions of pre-Colombian gold and carvings.
A great find in San Jose! Unique and interesting items sold by a proprietor that understands and cares about the indigenous cultures of Costa Rica
#1 of 3 Shopping in Sarchi
We had a short tour of the history of the ox-cart in Costa Rica and saw a active working Ox-cart building and painting, saw a couple artists (amazing work) and had a great time in the fabulous gift shop!
Take time to talk to the artists and local people, their work is truly amazing and the process of making the ox-cart wheels is very interesting.One of the very best places to get souvenirs, look for items with the...
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Escazu 7.1 mi away
#1 of 8 Shopping in Escazu
For me living near Multipliza, and being a place where you can find everything, I can really recommend it, you can go to see movies, to the super market, Auto Mercado, with is the best here, as you can find local...
We were pleasantly surprised that this mall is huge and has such a nice variety of shops including clothes, shoes, accessories and on and on and also includes a pharmacy and a market.

Souvenir Leo

La Fortuna de San Carlos
#1 of 8 Shopping in La Fortuna de San Carlos
We so enjoyed our experience at the shop as we drank coconut juice from a fresh coconut, met “Claro” their pet parrot and enjoyed our conservation with the couple who were extremely friendly and accepting of our l...
We enjoyed visiting with the couple who owns it-the artists themselves-and found some beautiful hand painted artwork to bring back to various family members for gifts.

Biesanz Woodworks

Escazu 9.6 mi away
#2 of 8 Shopping in Escazu
This place is amazing!! Barry Biesanz gave me a tour of the shop and gardens, I learned a lot about the wood he uses and the time and care he takes to craft these amazing works of art.
If you have any time in the San Jose area, seek out this tricky to find artist, learn some wonderful things about wood, and you have the option to take home a few items of his reasonably priced pieces.
#1 of 6 Shopping in Alajuela
Absolutely loved our visit, unlike the normal souvenir shops, this one actually has a very knowledgeable guide to educate you on the different Costa Rican, indigenous cultures, there geographical locations, their...
Our host was extremely knowledgeable and personable, and I found the perfect gifts for my friends at home.
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Chieton Moren

San Jose 11.8 mi away
#2 of 38 Shopping in San Jose
Across the main road from the National Museum on Calle 17, a small wonderful shop and museum showcasing and selling crafts from the Indigenous people.
This wonderful shop is owned by a very friendly couple who have worked with indigenous people for many years when they were working for an NGO in Costa Rica.
#3 of 38 Shopping in San Jose
Visiting the Mercado Central (Central Market) is a wonderful time that shows off both a picture of Costa Rican culture but also the best of opportunities for tourists.
It is an interesting maze and mix of stalls with merchandise ranging from touristy souvenirs to local herbal pharmacy products to restaurant supplies to pet store to sodas (casual quick food) and a coffee shop.
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Wood & Art Gallery

La Fortuna de San Carlos
#2 of 8 Shopping in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Enjoyed a browse here among some beautiful wooden handicrafts and found a couple of great gifts for people at home.
Great small owner made locally sourced wood shop.

City Mall

#2 of 6 Shopping in Alajuela
Better theater than the Multiplex in Escazu,a and a huge and excellent food court with something for everyone.
Pricey for clothing but so much to offer, clean, well lit, elevators, bathrooms, very accessible and staff around to help.

Onirica Art Gallery

La Fortuna de San Carlos
#3 of 8 Shopping in La Fortuna de San Carlos
One of my favorite places to visit in La Fortuna, the gallery features different styles by local artists and handmade jewelry.
It offers beautiful, high-quality, original art from local artists presented in a well-kept shop.
#1 of 2 Shopping in Grecia
Great selection of fruits, veggies, meats, seafood, local coffee, local pastry (one of my favorite is a new vendor selling breads and really good bagels!), flowers (I get a huge bouquet every week for less than $2...
I would estimate over 400 farmers had goods from organic fruits, vegetables, herbs, fish, meats, etc. From what I calculated, one could eat a very fresh, healthy, and delicious weekly diet for approx.

Feria Verde de Aranjuez

San Jose 11.8 mi away
#4 of 38 Shopping in San Jose
Ths is a 5 minute walk (below main street level) from the Hotel Aranjuez in the Aranjuez neighborhood of San Jose.
We also bought some chocolate, bags, and jewelry.

Avenida Escazu

Escazu 7.7 mi away
#3 of 8 Shopping in Escazu
If you want to walk around, go shopping, have lunch or dinner, this is a very nice outdoor center where they have various activities, concerts, kids activities.
They have French, international fusion, Peruvian, Italian, Burger, Beer Factory, Sushi, PF Changs, sea food, frozen yogurt shop, gelato, alternative healthy eating, and a regular food court.
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La Bodega de Chema

San Jose 11.0 mi away
#5 of 38 Shopping in San Jose

Cartago Central Market

Cartago 23.0 mi away
#1 of 2 Shopping in Cartago
After shopping and sampling local foods, check out the Cathedral of Our Lady of Los Angeles of Cartago.

Lincoln Plaza

San Jose 11.9 mi away
#8 of 38 Shopping in San Jose
We’ve visited this mall a couple of times, loved the shops and the restaurants, specialty the pastries at Spoon Restaurant Coffe Shop.
Nice place to shop, eat and watch movies

Paseo Metropoli

Cartago 21.6 mi away
#2 of 2 Shopping in Cartago
#1 of 1 Shopping in Fraijanes
The affable owner has set up several rooms for visitors to add their own artistic touches on walls and furniture, and the backyard contains a spectacular garden of hydrangea.
Great place to pick up some extremely well-priced Costa Rican souvenirs.

Tienda eNe

San Jose 11.6 mi away
#9 of 38 Shopping in San Jose
Unique finds from clothing to journals to mugs to baby clothes to toys to jewelry.

Paseo de las Flores

Santo Domingo de Heredia 7.9 mi away
#1 of 2 Shopping in Santo Domingo de Heredia
Love this mall is very beautiful and has a lot of nice stores and restaurants Also they have a couple of places for little kids.
I wish to express my gratitude to the personnel at the ARROW Clothig Store at the Paseo de las Flores Mall in Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica.
#2 of 3 Shopping in Sarchi
Machine shop extraordinaire!
Lots of items for sale - large and small.

Va de nuevo

San Jose 12.5 mi away
#10 of 38 Shopping in San Jose
#3 of 6 Shopping in Alajuela

Coco Loco Art Studio & Gallery

La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 of 8 Shopping in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#4 of 6 Shopping in Alajuela
So I was super excited to see that they have a Starbucks and YogurtMania in this very model mall, including a movie theater and some great eating spots!
Why a mall?
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Oxigeno Human Playground

Heredia 6.4 mi away
#1 of 1 Shopping in Heredia
This recently opened modern playground & shopping center has a lot to offer for families and fiends.
New shopping mall that focus on children and playgrounds and physical activities.
#5 of 6 Shopping in Alajuela
There is a great variety of Costa Rican handcraft woods, toys, scarves, jewelry, keychains, wind chimes and all sorts of great souvenirs at good prices.
You'll go crazy in the souvenir shop.
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