She wants to share her culture and French gastronomy with all her visitors. Famous for their underwear and boxer parties, people come here to look for a hook up more than anything. This will give you some ideas: I understand that pick pockets can be problematic around the mercado central central market and the zona Coca Cola is probably best avoided unless you have to make a bus connection there. Your hotel can offer the most up to date info on areas to avoid.
My favorite hotel in town.
Cheap drinks and go-go boys. As a tourist you should be fine but the island people do not speak well of gays. See All San Jose Conversations. Being located in the grandiose Grano de Oro Hotel gives it a certain status for not only the tourists but also the locals.
I am straight acting just stating nor judging anyone else behaviour: