Shopping in Costa Rica is good.
Some best tips when shopping in Costa Rica is don’t forget to try and buy the fruit. Some of the better fruit is sold from fruit and vegetable stands in and around major cities and towns.
If you are in San Jose, the best place to shop for arts and craft items as souvenirs would be the Artisan Market. Here you can bargain on price with the vendors.
Costa Rica is known for their wooden products and coffee, so be warned that you may end up buying a wooden souvenir product or a bag of coffee beans. The best places for these would be an open air market or a local supermarket, there are usually many markets at night depending on where you are in CR.