We have spent many years exploring Costa Rica and have complied information about the best Costa Rica vacation destinations to make your vacation planning easier. We can help you decide where to stay in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is a beautifully diverse country with so much to see and do. We can also suggest the best places to visit in Costa Rica. In fact, many people decide to travel throughout the country, choosing 2 -3 destinations for a 7 to 10 day-long Costa Rica vacation. Others decide to stay in one place to get to know the area and culture. The choice is up to you! Once you know where you want to go, we can help you choose activities, hotels and transport. Our well-traveled Adventure Specialists will help you plan the perfect Costa Rica vacation and you the best places where to stay in Costa Rica!
Alajuela is a small city located just outside of Costa Rica's capital city, San Jose. It is the home to Costa Rica's largest airport and the starting point to many people's vacations. While there are many nice hotels and restaurants to visit, many choose to explore them on the days before or after their flights to shorten their travel times. For the rest of their vacations, they visit the Arenal Volcano or the lovely beaches that Costa Rica has to offer!
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The Arenal Volcano La Fortuna area is surrounded by lush rainforest, wild rivers, deep canyons, an impressively-large, freshwater lake, natural hot springs, secret swimming holes, waterfalls and a robust hospitality sector on par with any top-tourist destination anywhere in the world. Stay in one of the most-comfortable, beautiful hotel rooms with amazing views of the iconic and majestic Arenal Volcano right from your secluded balcony! Read More ›]
Known as the sister beach to Playa Samara, Playa Carillo is a small typical Costa Rica town that still remains somewhat untouched by tourism. The town itself does not have much to offer so for those looking for a more action packed vacation we recommend staying in Samara and visiting this gorgeous beach on day trips.
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Playa Flamingo is a typical Costa Rican beach town set right on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Guanacaste. It is the home to a beautiful crescent shaped beach that stretches over a mile long. Plus there are many hotels and restaurants to choose from offering something to satisfy all tastes and budgets.Read More ›]
Costa Rica is surrounded by some of the most-amazing coastlines in the world and Guanacaste is one of the jewels of the Pacific Coast. You'll hear yourself saying: "Ahhhh... Life's a Beach" while staying in Guanacaste. Everybeach you go to along this golden coast is famous for some of the best sunsets in the world. And the climate on that part of the Costa Rican coast is like Southern California - very arid and sunny almost all-year long. You can't go wrong in Guanacaste if you add it to your Costa Rica vacation itinerary!Read More ›]
Manuel Antonio is located just two and a half hours away from the San Jose airport and sits in a beautiful area on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.
The beautiful beaches, friendly local folk, and protected National Park are some things that have been captivating people's attention from all over the world and bringing them here for many years. Plus, you will have plenty to see and do with access to a number of pristine beaches, crystal clear waters, lush rainforest and great restaurants!Read More ›]
Monteverde, which means "green mountain" in English, is the ideal name for this peaceful, hilltop community and a very different kind of destination from anywhere else you will visit in Costa Rica.
Monteverde is a great place for families, groups of friends, wandering travelers, or couples in search of a romantic getaway because there is plethora of activities to suit all interests and budgets: Ziplining above the treetops, hikes on the hanging bridges, chocolate and coffee farm tours, horseback riding, birdwatching tours, and visits to the breathtaking waterfalls are some of the many tours available, all with one thing in common: nature, nature and more nature!Read More ›]
Montezuma Beach Costa Rica is a Costa Rica beach for the young at heart and those who like the more-bohemian side of life. Montezuma Costa Rica has a small village feel and has great nightlife with a variety of of small, funky bars and dance clubs. Montezuma Beach is also an up and coming gourmet destination for foodies in Costa Rica.Read More ›]
Nosara is a well-known region between locals and expats from all over the world. In fact, it is one of the oldest expatriate communities in the country. The town itself is a simple town with basic amenities, but the beach is something to visit. The surrounding communities, Playa Guiones, Playa Pelada, Playa Ostinal are more visited as their beaches are ideal for surfing and their adjoining towns have more to offer.Read More ›]
On the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, with swaying palm trees, white-sand and crystal blue waters, you will find Playa Ocotal. This is a gorgeous beach that provides many opportunities for ocean and land activities and a range of hotel options to stay in.Read More ›]