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Why Live in Jaboncillos?

Jaboncillos is known for being private and secluded, while still having direct access to high quality healthcare clinics, hospitals, and access to the best medical professionals. If you happen to be a parent, you will have proximity to some of the best private educational centers in the country. The residents of this area have close access to the best gastronomic proposals, movie theaters, shopping centers, boutiques, and bars. Finally, location-wise, Jaboncillos is situated conveniently close to all important routes and highways and is only a 30min drive from the International Airport, as well as only an hour drive from the extraordinary beaches of the Central Pacific.

But why live here? In this blog, we will tell you everything you need to know about this beautiful place from a local’s point of view.


A wonderful weather


The weather in Jaboncillos is typically one of the freshest climates in the Central Valley. During the dry season, it’s common to see sunny skies and cool breeze. The rainy season brings in tropical rain, leaving the green areas lush.


For your family


Costa Rica Country Club

Popular for having a wide range of top-notch amenities, the Country Club is equipped with lots of fun things to keep you busy. Here you can find professional-grade tennis courts, an 18-hole golf course, bowling alley, swimming pools, gym, basketball court, restaurants, and bars.


Natural Attractions


Pico Blanco

Pico Blanco is the second highest peak in the mountains of Escazu. With an elevation of 2,428, this is a very picturesque hike. From above, you can appreciate views of the Poas and Irazu
volcanoes, as well as breathtaking panoramic views of the Central Valley.


Mariposaurio Butterfly Kingdom

If you are looking to enjoy a pleasant outing, with a natural and colorful atmosphere, this butterfly farm is the ideal place for you to visit with family and friends.

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What to do?


Le Monastère

This majestic restaurant sits on the hillsides of the mountains of Jaboncillos and delivers some of the most exquisite meals and mystic ambiances in the country. Overtaken by an enchanting vibe, the cuisine is inspired in French and European tradition, but rooted on local ingredients. Enjoy the wonderful views of the Central Valley while enjoying an astounding meal.

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Arguably some of the best pizza in the country, Filippo’s wood oven pizza slices will have you coming back for more. With a menu packed with tasty flavor combinations, this spot promises a high-end gastronomic experience in a casual, laid-back ambiance, and is a must for all pizza lovers out there!

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Stieffel Pub

The perfect place to meet up with your friends, order some drinks, and enjoy a fun night. Stiefel Pub’s centric location makes it a very popular night stop. Here you can enjoy artisan beer, creative cocktails, and everything in between.

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