Located in the mountainous province of San Jos) along the Pan American Highway, the city of San Jos) is Costa Rica's capital and heart. Taranova-Villas Palmas is a perfect base from which to explore Costa Rica's eco-tourism, beautiful parks, exciting casinos and local souvenir shops. An architectural tour might include the national theater and the museum. A small non-heated swimming pool is on site to revive weary spirits after a busy day of sight-seeing. There is a tour operator on-site to assist you with day-trips and arranged tours which are an excellent way to see the beauty of Costa Rica.