Plaza América

San José

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Plaza América

Located southwest of San Jose, this mall is the perfect place for shopaholics and fashionistas. Get a new outfit, buy some comfy shoes or get that outdoor gear for your adventure holiday. Whatever you are looking for, you will make a find in here.


Carvings from polished coconut wood, colourful bead bracelets, and handmade ceramics are popular souvenirs that you can bring home from Costa Rica. Jewellery and skilfully crafted woven fabrics that will delight your friends and family can be bought at the various markets in the city centre. Hand-carved wooden figures, colourful hammocks and t-shirts with prints are among the most popular souvenirs from Costa Rica. You can pick them up at one of the many markets in the city centre or look for specialty shops in the area.