Hire a Private Jet to San José

When you’re planning your next getaway, San José, the cosmopolitan capital of Costa Rica, is an excellent charter flight destination, with multiple luxury hotel options and entertaining activities and attractions to fill your schedule. This guide will walk you through what to expect when you charter a private jet to San José, including sights worth seeing, five-star hotels for you to stay in and why you should choose LunaJets for your next flight.  

What is the best airport to travel to and from San Jose?

  Our team of private aviation advisors recommend Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) for travel to and from San Jose  

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Things You Can Do in San José

There is no shortage of entertainment for you to enjoy once one of your jets drops you off in the capital of Costa Rica, from live performances to fine dining to cultural and art museums.

Teatro Nacional

Night scene of the square in front of the famous National Theater of Costa Rica in San Jose
The National Theater

This historic building has been open since 1897 and is the national theatre of Costa Rica. Performances in this theatre include ballets, operas and orchestras, and during the day, you can go on a tour and see the building’s beautiful decorations, famous artwork and timeless architecture. If you’re planning to charter a private jet to San José, the Teatro Nacional should be on your agenda.

Jade Museum

Visit the Jade Museum
Visit the Jade Museum

This museum has over 7,000 displays dedicated to jade, a semi-precious stone found throughout Costa Rica. Many of the historical artefacts found in the Jade Museum are dated between 500 and 300 BC, and include beautiful gold, stone and ceramic works of art to go along with the multitude of jade artefacts featured.

Visit the Pre-columbian Gold Museum
Visit the Pre-columbian Gold Museum

The Pre-Columbian Museum can be found under the Plaza de la Cultura in the heart of San José in a subterranean building. This museum contains a collection of 3,567 pre-Columbian artefacts, including gold objects, ceramic pieces and various stone, jade and glass artefacts.

Estadio Nacional

Visit the National Stadium
Visit the National Stadium

Depending on what time of year you charter a private jet to San José, you can take in a soccer game or concert at the Estadio Nacional. This stadium, built in 2013, is a multipurpose facility with a luxury Glass Cube Lounge that hosts sporting events, fairs and concerts throughout the year.

Where You Can Stay On Your Trip?

During your private jet visit to San José, it’s important to have the best accommodations. The following are some of the best luxury hotels you can book for your next stay in the capital of Costa Rica:

InterContinental Costa Rica at Multiplaza Mall

InterContinental Costa Rica is located in front of the Multiplaza mall and offers exceptional suites and amenities. In addition, to luxurious rooms, this hotel features a spa, a heated pool with tropical gardens and multiple fine dining options.

Hotel Grano De Oro

Voted “Top Hotel in Central America & The Caribbean” by Condé Nast Traveler, the Hotel Grano De Oro has premier accommodations for your stay in San José. After your day seeing the sights of the city, you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon on a rooftop terrace with two jacuzzis or get rejuvenated after a visit to the hotel’s massage therapist.

Barceló San José Palacio Hotel

This five-star hotel is located just three miles from downtown San José and some of the best shopping and tourist destinations the city has to offer. Guests at the Barcelo San José Palacio Hotel can enjoy delicious food at one of the hotel’s three restaurants, grab a cocktail at the bar, go for a run in the gym or take a dip in the pool.

Where to eat in San José ?

There are several fine dining options in San José for you to enjoy once your private plane drops you off.

La Terrasse

This amazing French Cuisine Restaurant offers all kinds of French delicatessen. The interior is absolutely astonishing.

Restaurante Jurgens

If you wish for superb Mediterranean dishes and seafood, go to Jurgens and you will not regret it.


If you want contemporary Italian cuisine go to Silvestre. With beautiful decoration and one of the best cuisines of Costa Rica, you will defiantly want to come back.

Why Should You Choose LunaJets?

Your next private jet flight to San José should be chartered with LunaJets, the top certified European booking platform that continues to set the highest industry standards.

LunaJets offers personalized service 24 hours a day and can accommodate your travel needs with the help of an experienced team of Private Aviation Advisors that can provide assistance in any language for any jet. LunaJets also makes it easy to rent a private jet, track important account information and plan your flight to San José with its innovative app.

Travelling around the world, including your excursion to Costa Rica, you’ll earn points through LunaJets’ #1 Loyalty Programme. Earning points will allow you to save money the more you book. Charter a flight to any airport you want. Our aviation advisors will guide you through the process, from chartering the aircraft of your need and flight route to any other additional services. LunaJets can private jet charter you light jets to heavy jets, the only thing you need to take care of is your suitcase and dive into your wonderful experience in the country of Costa Rica.

When you’re planning to charter a private jet to travel to San José, choose LunaJets. Jet charter the aircraft of your dreams today and you will not regret your choice.

Aerial view from San José

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take from San Jose Airport to the city centre?

The airport is located about 10 km away from the centre of San Jose.

What is San Jose known for?

It is known for its coffee production, but also a tobacco centre as well as for its museums, parks, etc.

How far is San Jose from Monteverde?

It is a 130 km distance.

When is the best time to visit San Jose?

The best time to visit San Jose is Mid-December to April. It is perfect for the beautiful beaches and landscapes.

Can you pay with Cryptocurrency for a private plane?

Of course, get in touch with our private aviation advisors today and see all possible ways to pay with cryptocurrency.