Escazú is an upscale neighborhood of San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. Escazu offers a lot of supermarkets, shopping centres, restaurants, fine dining, clubs and bars, cinemas, fitness studios, CrossFit Gyms, banks, hospitals, .... everything you can ask for. Escazu is a nice suburb town close to the mountains, where you can go hiking or just enjoy the beautiful weather.
You are also very near to the capital (San Jose dowtown: 10 min) and it's just minutes away from the highway 27 to Caldera (40 minutes) and from there to the beaches in Guanacaste, which are the most beautiful and popular.
Punta Leona/Jaco beach: 1.5 hours
Poás Volcano National Park: 40 min.
Zip Lines: 30 min ,
White Water Rafting: 1 hour