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  • Writer's pictureKatrina Julia

One Day In Escazu, Costa Rica Itinerary to Transform and Travel

Updated: Mar 23, 2021

If you haven't put Escazu, Costa Rica (near San Jose) on your list yet, it is time to now! You will love the nature and sightseeing, foodie favorites, and mixture of the old and new.

Escazu is less than 10 minutes away from San Jose, Costa Rica known for an abundance of expatriates, big city options with calmer and quieter feel, and is often referred to as "The Beverly Hills of Costa Rica. It offers nature hikes like Rio Agres or Hacienda La Chimba nearby in Santa Ana as well.

That's one of the reasons why I decided to spend not just One Day in Escazu or in Costa Rica, but about three months! I am spending three weeks in and near Escazu and San Jose, Costa Rica itself.

If you don't know where to start with your time in Escazu, Costa Rica, I am here to help you #createit! Traveling helps you transform in more ways than one when you travel to Costa Rica.

No matter what your Costa Rica adventure in and nearby Escazu is, you will love it!

While there is plenty to experience one day in Escazu, Costa Rica to transform and travel whether you come solo, with family, or with a group, you will definitely want to consider staying longer.

Follow this One Day in Escazu, Costa Rica Itinerary to Transform and Travel. It will help you make your travels transformational even it's a short trip. These are my recommendations for the top experiences for your one day in Escazu, Costa Rica.

Pura Vida!

My Airbnb in Escazu, Costa Rica: Joyeria de Emilia Rodriguez

My Experiences with Escazu, Costa Rica

This is my first time in Escazu, Costa Rica. Thanks to Costa Rica and my Airbnb: Joyeria Emilia Rodriguez, it may not be my last!

This is my second time to Costa Rica since 2016 when I hosted our transformation and travel retreat in Costa Rica in Playa Del Coco. I love the Pura Vida!

Although I am staying in Costa Rica for close to three months, I love to create adventure days to share for myself and others whether you are somewhere short or long-term and want to create adventure days too. That's why I created One Day Travel guides.

Costa Rica Retreat in 2016 near Liberia in Playa Del Coco

Travel fills me up. New people, adventures, and experiences are something I love. My story includes being conceived in Bulgaria, born in Poland, and in 4 countries by the time I was 2 (including a refugee camp in Italy.

My travels in Costa Rica include a focus on nature, adventure and healthy travel experiences. If you didn't know, I lost over 55+ lbs 5+ years ago and have kept it off. In addition, I haven't drunk alcohol for over 5 years now. I feel healthier than High School. Disclaimer: Average person who uses Herbalife Global Nutrition loses 0.5 to 1 lb a week with healthy active lifestyle.

For my fourth long term stay in Costa Rica in Escazu, Costa Rica, I ended up staying at Joyeria Emilia Rodriguez via Airbnb in the private larger room which is about 10-15 minutes from San Jose, Costa Rica.

A private room stay in Joyeria Emilia Rodriguez is an incredible cultural and community experience with Emilia's enthusiasm, energy, and experiences along with a beautiful colonial home and gardens. If you prefer private homes, Emilia offers those as well.

Airbnb in Escazu near San Jose, Costa Rica

Airbnb in Escazu near San Jose, Costa Rica

Airbnb in Escazu near San Jose, Costa Rica

Airbnb in Escazu near San Jose, Costa Rica