Midrange hotels are at the foundation of tourism in Costa Rica, making up the vast majority of hotels in the country. In many cases these hotels began as small family run businesses, and over a number of years they have grown to improve their services and amenities. Generally, these hotels range from $80 to $130 per night, and they are some of the best options for most visitors to Costa Rica.
Hotel Costa Verde is a Costa Rican tropical paradise, just a few minutes from the entrance of the world famous Manuel Antonio National Park. For those seeking adventure travel, ecotourism, sports fishing or just the tranquility of white sand beaches and magnificent ocean views, this popular destination is for you. Rated 8.9/10 by visitors
The Hotel Tropico Latino is located on the Nicoya Peninsula, at Santa Teresa de Malpais. Malpais is a small fishing village with a white sand beach and excellent surf. A couple of kilometers north is Santa Teresa and further up is Playa Hermosa, a wild, isolated, sandy and shady beach. In the evening, take an unforgettable walk along the beach and marvel at the brilliant sunset that casts its colors against the horizon. Rated 9.2/10 by visitors
Hotel Casa Turire is situated in the central valley of Costa Rica, just two hours from San Jose. In the heart of the verdant Turrialba agricultural region, this beautiful estate is surrounded by the wild Reventazon River, with the imposing presence of the Turrialba Mountains forming a dramatic backdrop. A delicate balance has been maintained between agricultural development and ecological preservation so visitors can enjoy the scenic beauty and diversity of flora and fauna. Rated 9.6/10 by visitors
Hotel Mountain Paradise is situated in the stunning Arenal area, in the northern lowlands of Costa Rica. Perched upon a hilltop overlooking the rolling valley below, Hotel Mountain Paradise affords breathtaking views of the world's second most active volcano. Being just a few minutes from the town of La Fortuna makes it a convenient location to visit many of the area's attractions. Rated 9.1/10 by visitors
Arenal Manoa is located just outside the town of La Fortuna, near the Arenal Volcano. This area is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Costa Rica thanks to the Arenal Volcano, one of the world's ten most active volcanoes. Rated 9.3/10 by visitors
Discount: On a 3 night stay, the third night is free (2013-05-01 - 2013-05-31)
The Arenal Springs Resort is located just outside the quaint town of La Fortuna, near the Arenal Volcano. Feast your eyes on the outstanding lush, green, natural beauty that abounds here and the awesomeness of one of the most active volcanoes in the world, the Arenal Volcano. Visitors longing to be surrounded by nature, birds and forest will have come to the perfect place when they arrive to the Arenal area. Rated 9.3/10 by visitors
The Flamingo Beach Resort sits on Playa Flamingo, on the northwest coast of Costa Rica. This is an intimate oasis for travelers seeking an exotic and enchanting escape. Just picture yourself lounging on the pristine white sands of Flamingo Beach - one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica, framed by tall coconut palms and lush mountain foliage. Rated 8.2/10 by visitors
Hotel San Bada is located within Costa Ricas Central Pacific Region in the Manuel Antonio area. Famed as one of the most beautiful parts of the country, Manual Antonio has it all white-sand beaches, forested mountains, and abundant wildlife. Rated 9.1/10 by visitors
Discount: On a 3 night stay the third night is free (Deluxe rooms, Suites and Superior rooms) (2013-05-01 - 2013-12-15)
Villa del Sol sits in the gorgeous and sunny province of Guanacaste, in Playa del Coco. Playa del Coco has a bustling town center offering a variety of international restaurants, bars, nightlife, and shops. Its ideal location makes it easy to visit a number of stunning beaches and access many activities. Rated 9.5/10 by visitors
Tres Banderas Hotel is located between Manuel Antonio and Quepos, in the province of Northern Puntarenas. The big draws to the Quepos area are the Manuel Antonio National Park and world class sport fishing. Rated 7.7/10 by visitors
Babaloo Inn is located in the Central Pacific zone, in beautiful Manuel Antonio. This area is renowned for its national park, where you can hike along forest trails and gorgeous beaches while watching the white faced monkeys play above your head. At the inn, you'll find yourself awakened by the chirping of the birds and be amused by the surrounding wildlife that will be there to greet you in this tropical paradise. Rated 8.2/10 by visitors
The hotel Otro Lado Lodge is located in Santa Teresa, on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. This peaceful, small hotel has four residences, situated amidst green tropical gardens. The Otro Lado Lodge is only steps away from the beautiful white sandy beaches of Santa Teresa/Malpais, which are some of the nicest beaches on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.
La Hacienda Tropical is located in the southernmost tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, in Mal Pais, adjacent to the Cabo Blanco National Park. This area is blessed with outstanding surf, white sand beaches, blazing sunsets and unforgettable beauty. The coast is a collection of small fishing villages that are accustomed to the influx of visitors and offer wonderful restaurants, gift shops, cafes and bars. Rated 6.5/10 by visitors
Set at the base of the Arenal Volcano in the Northern Lowlands Region of Costa Rica, Hotel Bijagua rests in the small town of La Fortuna. This area is one of the countrys finest, and for good reason visitors have their pick of spectacular outdoor activities, all of which are coupled by abundant and accessible tourist services. Rated 9.3/10 by visitors
Hotel Cabanas Los Pinos is situated just down the road from the world renowned Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Monteverde is home to hundreds of plants, mammals, insects and birds such as the Resplendent Quetzal and the Emerald Toucanet. This is an amazing eco-tourism destination for those seeking solitude in the beauty of nature. Though tucked away in the mountains, visitors can find all the modern conveniences in Santa Elena such as restaurants, cafes, shops, a supermarket and bank. Rated 9.0/10 by visitors
El Pizote Lodge hails from Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, a laidback beach town along the southern portion of the countrys Caribbean coast. With good surfing and nice beaches, its easy to see why Puerto Viejo has attracted the attention of international crowds.
Linda Vista del Norte is situated in El Castillo, just outside of La Fortuna, which is home to the active Arenal Volcano. Endless, lush, green scenery and abounding nature and wildlife is why visitors flock to the Arenal area. It is truly an eco-touris's dream destination. Rated 9.3/10 by visitors
Located in Potrero, and just minutes from Playa Flamingo, the luxurious Villas of Villagio Flor de Pacifico are the perfect destination to enjoy this precious stretch of coastline. This beach is a peaceful hideaway, great for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and for just taking a stroll on the beach. Rated 8.1/10 by visitors
Located in the coastal town of Mal Pais, Hotel Playa Carmen is a beautiful and decorative boutique hotel. Mal Pais is situated on the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula in the Puntarenas province. With year-round waves and wide, sandy beaches, Mal Pais has become a favorite destination for surfers and beach lovers alike. Formerly a small fishing village, the Mal Pais of today is growing at a swift pace, as new cabaas, surf shops and restaurants are increasingly opening their doors. However, despite its recent boom, Mal Pais continues to be a chill surf destination with an abundance of natural beauty.
Villas Mymosa is located on the Central Pacific coast between the famous fishing town of Quepos and the Manuel Antonio National Park. This area of Costa Rica is popular and attractive due to its gorgeous white sand beaches, vibrant wildlife, and spectacular activities. Quepos is a nice town filled with tasty restaurants, bars with live music, and artisan shops. However, the town is best known for its sport fishing, the best of which is done for Tuna, Marlin, or Sailfish. Rated 8.4/10 by visitors
Hotel Villas Rio Mar is located in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica, approximately 30 miles from Quepos and a short walk from Dominical&s splendid beach. Dominical offers a variety of delightful restaurants, sodas (local eateries), shops, and general stores. The surrounding area lends itself to complete natural beauty and wonders worth exploring like the national parks, the Chirripo Mountain Range, beautiful bays, deserted beaches lined with swaying palms and much more. Rated 9.0/10 by visitors
The Arenal Lodge is situated in the Northern Lowlands of Costa Rica, just outside of the popular town of La Fortuna. This region is blessed with natural beauty and peaceful tranquility. Nature lovers will consider the area in and around Arenal and the quaint village of La Fortuna to be a slice of heaven. Rated 8.5/10 by visitors
La Rosa de America is located 7 km west of the Juan Santamara International Airport, halfway between the towns of Alajuela and La Garita. This central location allows easy access to the amenities of both towns, as well as a perfect launching point for outdoor activities. Rated 9.5/10 by visitors
Hotel Montana Monteverde is found in the Central Highlands of Costa Rica amidst the mountain community of Monteverde. Monteverde is a biological masterpiece, home to an incredible primary cloud forest, a rich and diverse plant system as well as an abundance of bird and animal species. This is certainly an ideal destination for nature lovers, biologists and bird watchers longing to be surrounded by pristine beauty and serenity. Rated 8.4/10 by visitors
Located 440 yards from the sands of Playa Grande, the Sol y Luna Lodge offers charming bungalows for couples, friends, and family on one of Guanacaste's largest and less-developed beaches, a favorite among surfers for its playful waves. Rated 8.8/10 by visitors
Zula Inn Bungalows is located in Santa Teresa, only a few minutes from amazing white sandy beaches on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. Set back from the road in a quiet location, the Zula Inn Bungalows consists of self-contained houses. If you are looking for a more independent way to spend your vacation, this hotel is a great option. Rated 8.4/10 by visitors
Hotel Mimos is centrally located between the city of Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park in the Central Pacific of Costa Rica. This European style Hotel offers not only tropical Elegance but also a family friendly environment. The nearby town of Quepos is known for its sports fishing and Manuel Antonio for its National Park and gorgeous beaches. Rated 7.8/10 by visitors
Hotel Giada is located on the Nicoya Peninsula, at Samara Beach. The beach has been awarded the Blue Flag recognition of a clean beach with clean water and is considered one of the nicest beaches in the country. The cozy beach village of Samara is home to great restaurants, shops and bars. Rated 9.7/10 by visitors
Hotel Magellan Inn is located in Cahuita, a small and laid back village along Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. Laying 27 miles (43 km) south of Puerto Limon, Cahuita has a distinct Afro-Caribbean culture - best observed in the slow-paced lifestyle and culinary expressions of its people - as well as a range of lovely beaches and activities. Rated 8.0/10 by visitors
The Hotel Santo Tomas resides in the central valley of Costa Rica, in the city of San Jose. Its ideal location makes it easy for visitors to spend several days shopping, seeing the many parks and museums, doing the walking tours, taking day trips and enjoying many other cultural activities. From the city, access to the central valley&s other attractions, including several volcanoes, national parks and waterfalls, is readily available. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
Rip Jack Inn's stellar location is 75 yards from Playa Grande, an expansive 3-mile beach along Guanacaste's Pacific coast. Playa Grande, which translates to "Big Beach", is a surfer's playground with consistent barreling waves. It is also one of only three places in the world where the giant Leatherback Turtle comes to lay its eggs, and thus the whole beach is protected as a National Park. Rated 8.5/10 by visitors
The Suizo Loco Lodge is located on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, in the quaint town of Cahuita. The coast is rich in lush green vegetation, breathtaking beaches and is bathed in tropical sunshine. The village of Cahuita boasts a colorful blend of Costa Rican and Jamaican cultures, exemplifying the easygoing disposition of both countries. The village offers souvenir shops, supermarkets, restaurants and bars. Rated 9.0/10 by visitors
Hotel Lavas Tacotal is situated near the town of La Fortuna, in the northern lowland region of Costa Rica. This region is home to the cone shaped Arenal Volcano, one of the most active in the world. La Fortuna is frequented by eco-travelers and those who want to spend a memorable vacation cloaked in natural beauty. Rolling countryside, green mountains, lush rainforest and endless outdoor activities await you. Rated 9.3/10 by visitors
Discount: On a 3 night stay, the third night is free (2013-04-01 - 2013-12-15)
Apartamentos Agapi is a 10-minute walk from the center of Puerto Viejo de Limn. Set along the Caribbean coast, Puerto Viejo has attracted attention in recent years for to its interesting mix of culture, white-sand beaches, and close proximity to national parks.
The Fish Hook Marina and Lodge is a sport fishing lodge located in the picturesque port town of Golfito. The town of Golfito lies along Golfo Dulce, a large bay on Costa Rica's south Pacific coast. There is a never-ending list of outdoor activities to choose from while staying here - epic surfing, premier sport fishing, rugged hiking, and more. Rated 9.3/10 by visitors
The Monteverde Country Lodge, with personalized customer service and cozy ambiance, is situated just 10 minutes away from the world famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve of the Central Highlands region. Rated 8.1/10 by visitors
Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin is located at the foot of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, in the northwestern region of Guanacaste. The hacienda borders the popular Rincon de la Vieja National Park. Natural hot springs, virgin forests, jungle waterfalls and volcanic mud pots are just some of the many attractions tourists can enjoy during a stay at the hacienda. Rated 8.4/10 by visitors
Hotel ManGaby is located in the stunning province of Guanacaste, on Playa Hermosa. Playa Hermosa is a serene, exotic beach surrounded by a calm bay, making it an ideal family getaway. In the town, you'll find restaurants, bars, clubs, grocery stores and much more. Guanacaste is an exquisite place to indulge in complete tropical paradise and fiery sunsets that will leave you awestruck. Rated 8.7/10 by visitors
Surrounded by beautiful gardens and tropical forest, the Canon de la Vieja Lodge provides a tranquil environment and unbelievable access to a plethora of outdoor activities. Only 8km from Liberia, in the Guanacaste region, this family friendly establishment provides clean and comfortable rooms in a convenient location.
Discount: On a 3 night stay the third night is free (2014-04-01 - 2014-11-15)
The Villa Romantica lies just on the outskirts of the popular fishing town of Quepos, on Costa Ricas the Central Pacific coast. Quepos boasts excellent sport fishing for Marlin, Tuna, and Sailfish, and offers an array of boutiques, surf shops, as well tasty restaurants and bars that host live local music. The renowned Manuel Antonio National Park is a seven-minute drive, filled with unspoiled beaches, tropical forests, and swift rivers and waterfalls. Rated 9.3/10 by visitors
Esencia Hotel and Villas is located on the Nicoya Peninsula, on the picturesque Santa Teresa Beach. This area is known to be one of the most untouched and beautiful regions of Costa Rica. Indulge yourself in the endless stretches of white sand beaches and crystal blue waters, perfect for swimming and surfing. Santa Teresa is a quaint artistic village with plenty of tropical vegetation and diverse wildlife nearby. Rated 6.9/10 by visitors
This intimate beachfront hotel, Villas Belmar, is located in the beautiful province of Guanacaste, on Playa Hermosa. Cool ocean breezes, tropical sunshine and breathtaking sunsets fill the tranquil days and nights in Guanacaste. Playa Hermosa, or "beautiful beach' in English, is renowned for its beauty and tranquility. Playa Hermosa is found next to the popular beach destination of Playa Coco, where you'll find an abundance of shops, restaurants, and vibrant nightlife. Rated 4.3/10 by visitors
Located conveniently in Costa Rica's eco-tourism hub, Hotel Heliconia is a home away from home. The Monteverde area has several charming communities spread out along a rugged dirt road that features endless breathtaking views. Visitors will find a unique mixture of Ticos, Quakers, and foreigners living side by side. The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve has earned its fame as one of the most outstanding wildlife sanctuaries in the New World tropics and is a must see. Rated 8.4/10 by visitors
The Gran Hotel is located in the capital city of San Jose, Costa Rica. San Jose is the largest city in the country and considered one of the most cosmopolitan places in Latin America. It's location in the Central Valley makes for a perfect hub to venture out and visit the rest of stunning countryside, beaches and mountains. Here you'll discover an abundance of great restaurants, bars, galleries, open markets, shopping and much more. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors
The Savegre Mountain Hotel is located in the central valley, near San Jose. The hotel lies in San Gerardo de Dota, a small community in the Talamanca Mountains, in the midst of a precious ecosystem. The beautiful town of San Gerardo de Dota offers fresh mountain air, outstanding cloud forests, some of the best bird watching in the country and amazing peach, plum and apple orchards. Rated 9.0/10 by visitors
The beautiful Trapp Family Country Inn is conveniently located just minutes from the San Jose International Airport, in the beautiful Central Valley region of Costa Rica. The Central Valley is known for its natural beauty and chain of volcanoes that make up the Cordillera Central mountain range. Alajuela is a lively town and is great for shopping as well as sitting in local parks to observe the surrounding action. Rated 8.4/10 by visitors
The unique and sleek 15 Love Bed and Breakfast is located on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica, in the beachside town of Tamarindo. This is a place where the sunsets mesmerize you, the large spans of white sand beach soothe you, and the tropical breezes surround you. The hotel is a unique paradise where contemporary design, nature and a passion for tennis all meet in one place.
Fuego del Sol is located on the central Pacific coast, on the beach of Playa Hermosa de Jaco. This is one of the most renowned surf spots in the country, as it serves up consistent waves. In just a five minute drive you'll come upon the tourist town of Jaco, where you'll find all the comforts of a city as well as nature reserves and parks. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
La Colina Hotel and Suites is located in the north Pacific of Costa Rica, in the sunny province of Guanacaste. Guests can expect to be showered with an abundance of tropical sun, warm sandy beaches and fiery sunsets.
Perched in the hills of Tamarindo overlooking Costa Ricas North Pacific, the Mirador Ocean View Bed and Breakfast is a picturesque vacation destination. The Mirador offers visitors the best of both worlds; peaceful, private relaxation in luxurious comfort with deluxe service and immediate access to a fun loving town with a white sand beach and an array of outdoor activities.
Hotel Bula Bula is located in Playa Grande just a short walk from a 5 km stretch of white sand beach known for consistent surf breaks in the Guanacaste Region of Costa Rica. Beach and water sports, a challenging golf course, access to volcanoes, rainforest tours and hiking, hot springs, and the nearby beach town of Tamarindo are all at your fingertips from Bula Bula. Rated 9.0/10 by visitors
Discount: Stay four nights for the price of three. (2013-06-01 - 2013-08-31)
The Volcano Lodge is located in the Northern Region of Costa Rica, right by the Arenal Volcano. This region is known as the land of green magnificence. Viewing and exploring the active Arenal Volcano, with its blazing lava shows, offers a unique and once in a lifetime experience for visitors. Fresh mountain air, lush flora and fauna, and an abundance of bird life are what visitors can expect to experience here. Rated 9.2/10 by visitors
The Arenal Volcano Inn is located in the Fortuna district of San Carlos, just minutes from the Arenal Volcano. The town of La Fortuna offers a variety of local and international restaurants as well as shops and bakeries. This region is very fertile and lush, allowing for an abundance of produce to flourish as well as affording a stunning backdrop of vibrant green forest and flowers. Rated 9.5/10 by visitors
Hotel Camino A Tamarindo is located in Tamarindo, an eclectic seaside town thats set along the central coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. Tamarindo is the most developed town on the peninsula, but has managed to retain a laidback vibe. Rated 9.8/10 by visitors
Hotel Playa Bejuco sits on the Central Pacific Coastline between the popular beach destinations of Jaco and Manuel Antonio. Relatively undiscovered next to its larger neighbors, Playa Bejuco offers a unique and tranquil getaway. Its vast stretches are virtually untouched, and with a Blue Flag rating, it boasts one of the cleanest beaches in the area.
Hotel California sits in the renowned area of Manuel Antonio, known for its gorgeous national park and stunning beaches. Set on a mountain with views of the ocean and surrounded by jungle, Hotel California is the perfect place to experience the peace of paradise and the thrill of local attractions. Rated 8.9/10 by visitors
Lomas del Volcan is located in the northern region of the country, near the town of La Fortuna. La Fortuna is an excellent hub for adventure and exploration. The town itself offers a variety of restaurants, open space, beautiful views and shops, while the area surrounding the town is a great place to experience the day to day life of the locals. Lush, rolling hills and mountainsides and complete tranquility are what attract so many nature buffs and eco-tourists to this little piece of heaven. Rated 9.3/10 by visitors
The Casa Luna Lodge is a brand new hotel that has the goal of becoming an ecological model of sustainability within the Arenal Area. Situated at the base of the Arenal Volcano about 1 kilometer away from the La Fortuna waterfall and the bustling town of La Fortuna Casa Luna Lodge is in a privileged location. Rated 8.8/10 by visitors
Montana de Fuego is situated in the province of Alajuela, near the active Arenal Volcano. This is a paradise for nature lovers and eco-tourists who long to be surrounded by beautiful vegetation, lush primary forests and tropical gardens. Though situated in the mountains and surrounded by extreme natural beauty, visitors will find all the modern conveniences in the town of La Fortuna. Rated 7.9/10 by visitors
Hotel Leyenda is located two kilometers from Carrillo Beach on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Carrillo Beach lays 35 minutes away from Nicoya, the cultural and business capital of Guanacaste Province, where local craftsmanship presents some exquisite shopping opportunities. A short walk down the beach from the larger town of Samra, Carrillo Beach is separated from its neighbor by the narrow isthmus, Punto Indio. Though the two beaches are only four kilometers apart, Carrillo is considerably smaller and quieter then Samra. Famous for its superb coral reef and serene white sand beaches, Carrillo Beach is framed by the mountains of the Guanacaste province.
Constructed with rustic style indigenous wood and immersed in tall rainforest trees, the Ficus Sunset Suites is located in the heart of Monteverde, Central Highlands. Known for its tropical cloud forest reserves and the Resplendent Quetzal, Monteverde boasts a wealth of ecotourism activities for naturalists and nature lovers looking to experience the local biodiversity. Rated 8.3/10 by visitors
Byblos Resort and Casino is located on the Central Pacific coast in the area of Manuel Antonio. It is a region of great biological diversity and picturesque beaches with teeming wildlife in the jungle and ocean. Rated 10.0/10 by visitors
The Corteza Amarilla Art Lodge and Spa is situated in San Jose, just 15 minutes from the Juan Santamaria International Airport and 12 minutes from downtown San Jose. This lively city has an abundance of restaurants, bars, shopping, theaters and venders selling tasty treats on each street corner as well as in the local farmers markets. Rated 8.0/10 by visitors
Los Lagos, featuring very comfortable accommodations, is one of a few hotels on the foothills of the active Arenal Volcano. Hotel Los Lagos offers jacuzzis fed by natural hot springs, 4 pools with thermal waters and 3 with cold water, water slides, a volcano shaped kids pool, Butterfly Garden, Frog Pond, restaurant, and crocodile farm. Rated 8.7/10 by visitors
Hotel Playa Espadilla is situated in beautiful Manuel Antonio, in the central Pacific region of Costa Rica. The hotel is just a three minute walk from the Manuel Antonio National Park, and a two minute walk from the beachfront. Manuel Antonio, a virtual tropical paradise, is home to some of the country's most stunning beaches. Rated 8.5/10 by visitors
Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge is an eco-boutique hotel, which was built between 2003 and 2008. It provides the following facilities; sleeping, restaurant, gallery, trails, tours and relaxing, combining quality and comfort in order to allow you to experience and enjoy the cloud forest in its purest form. Rated 9.6/10 by visitors
The Best Western Irazu is found on the outskirts of San Jose in the Central Valley of Costa Rica. The Best Western Irazu is ideally located between downtown San Jose and the airport which makes staying at the Best Western Irazu a great choice for those who would like to explore the area and be close to the SJO airport. There are a chain of volcanoes, beautiful rainforests to be explored and historical sights to be visited within only a couple hours of San Jose. Rated 7.7/10 by visitors
Hotel Belmar is located in the luscious green mountains of Monteverde. Find yourself surrounded by the beauty of the cloud forest and its variety of wildlife and dense vegetation famous to this area. It is a place unlike no other, attracting eco-travelers and birders from around the world. Monteverde is a multicultural community with a mixture of Ticos, Quakers and foreigners, all contributing to this rich and cultural place. Rated 9.3/10 by visitors
Hotel Silencio del Campo is located in majestic Arenal, near the quaint town of La Fortuna. This cozy accommodation is located at the foot of the world-famous Arenal Volcano, which gives active lava displays on a nightly basis. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and take in the sights of Lake Arenal, verdant mountainsides and the abundant bird and animal species. La Fortuna is a wonderful town with unforgettable views, shops and a variety of great restaurants. Rated 9.4/10 by visitors
Hotel Poco a Poco is perched up in the Tilaran Mountain Range in Monteverde. Monteverde stands for 'green mountain' and that's exactly what you'll find here: verdant hillsides, rich green vegetation and an abundance of varied flora in a completely breathtaking setting. Nature buffs, scientists and avid bird watchers flock to this mountain paradise to seek out the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and for the opportunity to see the elusive Quetzal. Rated 8.8/10 by visitors
The Poas Volcano Lodge is situated in Costa Ricas Central Valley outside the capital city of San Jos. Nestled between the Pos and Barva volcanoes at an elevation of 6,000 ft (1,900 m), this rural area of Costa Rica is stunningly beautiful and still within range of a major population center. Rated 8.7/10 by visitors
Best Western Hotel Villas Lirio is situated along the Central Pacific Coast, between Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park. In the town of Quepos visitors will find a selection of restaurants, shops, banks, supermarkets, and bars hosting local bands and musicians. Regular buses run between Quepos and Manuel Antonio, making transportation to the Park simple. Visitors will find glorious white sand beaches and jungle hiking trails ideal for spotting monkeys, sloth, colorful birds, and much more. Rated 8.4/10 by visitors
Offering a delightful combination of locally farmed food and freshly brewed beer, the Volcano Brewing Company is the first and only microbrewery hotel in Costa Rica. On the shores of Lake Arenal, near the town of Tilaran, Guanacaste Province, the hotel provides comfortable accommodations and great opportunities to explore outdoor activities. Rated 9.8/10 by visitors
Hotel Las Tortugas can be found in the North Pacific Coast of Costa Rica on the gorgeous Playa Grande. Since prehistoric times Playa Grande has been one of the world's principal nesting beaches for the Leatherback turtle. The area is blessed with abundant sunshine, warm ocean breezes and privacy. Rated 7.7/10 by visitors
The Sunset Hotel is located in the Tilaran Mountain Range, on the outskirts of Monteverde. The Monteverde area is world renowned for the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, full of exotic bird species, lush vegetation and spectacular views. The town of Santa Elena is where visitors find all the modern conveniences such as cafes, restaurants, bars, a supermarket and a bank. This area is frequented by eco-tourists and nature lovers from all over the world. Rated 8.1/10 by visitors
The small and exclusive Bahari Beach Bungalows are situated in Matapalo, 30 km from the fishing village of Quepos, on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This area is blessed with radiant tropical sunshine, unforgettable sunsets and pristine beaches. The sandy beach of Matapalo is known as a great surfing destination. A short drive to the north will take you to the beautiful forests and beaches of the renowned Manuel Antonio National Park, full of wildlife and bird species. Rated 8.1/10 by visitors
The El Sueno Tropical Hotel is located on the Northern Pacific Coast on the edge of the jungle minutes from Playa Carrillo. The gorgeous palm lined Playa Carrillo makes for perfect swimming in these serene waters and for luscious sunbathing on the pristine beach. The surf paradise of Samara lies minutes from this hotel, and offers a selection of restaurants, bars and shops. Rated 8.8/10 by visitors
The Swiss Hotel Miramontes is situated in the Province of Puntarenas, in the rustic and charming community of Monteverde. The area is most well known for the magical Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and the Quaker inhabitants who started dairy farming here in the 50's. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
The Griss Lodge is located in the exciting town of Santa Teresa on the southern tip of the Nicoya peninsula, near the Cabo Blanco National Park. An untouched jungle reaches to the sandy beach in Santa Teresa, with water and waves that are ideal for both surfing and swimming. The town itself is growing quickly, and offers visitors a wide array of activities, restaurants, shops, and bars, and hosts an active nightlife year-round. Rated 9.4/10 by visitors
Cacao Monkeys is a sustainable and environmentally friendly project offering 5 bungalows in the town of Puerto Jimenez on the Osa Peninsula, part of the South Pacific region of Costa Rica. The surrounding 3.5 hectares of secondary forest gives visitors a taste of one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet.
The Mirador del Pacifico is situated near the fishing town of Quepos and the beautiful Manuel Antonio National Park, along Costa Rica's gorgeous Central Pacific coast. Here visitors will be delighted by the natural beauty, exhilerating activities, and ample supply of shops, restaurants, and bars.
El Mono Azul, or the Blue Monkey, is located in Manuel Antonio on the beautiful Pacific coast. As you travel to Manuel Antonio you'll pass through the town of Quepos, known for some of the world's best sport fishing. The town, with a variety of dining options, boutique stores, supermarkets and banks, features live music on most nights. From Quepos, Manuel Antonio lays just 7 km away on a winding coastal road, affording stunning ocean views and an assortment of restaurants. Rated 8.8/10 by visitors
Hotel La Plazuela is a rustic family hotel located 10-15 minutes from the Liberia International Airport in Guanacaste, Costa Rica's northwestern province. The hot and arid region of Guanacaste presents an abundance of popular beach destinations, as well as beautiful natural settings amid its mountains and national parks. Rated 7.8/10 by visitors
Hotel Las Orquideas is situated in Monteverde, in the province of Puntarenas. Monteverde is known for the American Quaker settlers that established the town in the 1950's and still play a major role in the community today. The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is an outstanding primary cloud forest with a network of trails allowing for excellent bird watching and plant exploration. Rated 9.5/10 by visitors
Hotel La Pradera Arenal is situated in the northern lowland region of Costa Rica, near the town of La Fortuna. This region is surrounded by a tropical humid forest, lush flora and fauna and is blessed by the natural wonder of the active Arenal Volcano. This is a fantastic place for avid nature lovers, bird watchers and eco-travelers. La Fortuna is a wonderful hub to venture out and see the many splendors of the area. Rated 8.8/10 by visitors
The Puerto San Luis Lodge is located in San Luis of Tilaran, in the province of Guanacaste. Puerto San Luis is known as the main harbor and recreational center of Lake Arenal. This spectacular man made lake, at the foot of the Arenal Volcano, lends itself to top windsurfing conditions, kite boarding, fishing and much more. The quaint, laid back mountain village of Tilaran is just 4 km from Lake Arenal. Rated 7.4/10 by visitors
The Claro de Luna Hotel is situated in the Tilaran Mountain Range in beautiful Monteverde. Monteverde is a treasure for those seeking a true nature experience in the midst of the magical Cloud Forest surrounded by lush vegetation. This zone is very special as you will find a unique mixture of ticos (locals), Quakers and scientists all living amidst eachother sharing the commitment of preserving this very special place for future generations. Rated 8.4/10 by visitors
The Laguna del Cocodrilo can be found in the popular beach town of Tamarindo, on the north Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Tamarindo is a popular coastal destination, renowned for its beautiful beaches and warm, tropical weather. The emerald ocean, long stretches of white sand beach and palm groves make for a special tropical vacation. Rated 7.6/10 by visitors
The Jungle Beach Hotel is located along the main road leading to the Manuel Antonio National Park. As one of the most scenic and biologically diverse areas of Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio is popular with travelers, and for good reason the park is incredibly diverse and gives visitors a great chance to spot wildlife. Rated 6.0/10 by visitors
Hotel Verde Mar is situated in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica, in the gorgeous town of Manuel Antonio. Manuel Antonio is the ultimate getaway for beautiful beaches, relaxation and jungle adventures. The hotel is situated only steps from the entrance to the famous national park, offering trails into the jungle and pristine beaches. This is an ideal tropical getaway, sure to create unforgettable memories. Rated 8.3/10 by visitors
Bahia Esmeralda Hotel is located in the region of Guanacaste, in the North Pacific, only 3 Km away from Flamingo beach. Flamingo is internationally known for its gorgeous palm lined beaches and microclimate perfect for water sports and playing in the sun. This tropical paradise is around the corner from Playa Conchal, one of the most unique and spectacular beaches made up of billions of pieces of crushed shells. Rated 9.9/10 by visitors
Casa del Mar is located in the town of Samara, one of the most accessible beaches on the northern Pacific coast and four hours from San Jose. This quaint and picturesque village, known for its beautiful tropical beach, is one of the safest and most attractive beaches in Costa Rica. The main road takes you through the cozy town center, passing cafes, bars, and restaurants on its way to the beach. Rated 9.9/10 by visitors
The Best Western Las Espuelas is situated in Liberia, in the Guanacaste Province. Liberia is a great hub for adventure and exploration as it is very close to a plethora of outstanding beaches and national parks. The city of Liberia is full of shops, restaurants, museums and cafes. Guanacaste is known for its sizzling sunsets, warm tropical sunshine and sweet relaxation, all contributing to an unforgettable vacation. Rated 8.0/10 by visitors
Vista Verde Lodge is perched up in the mountains of Costa Rica, in the Puntarenas Province. The hotel sits in the picturesque area of Monteverde, world renowned for its rich and bio-diverse Cloud Forest Reserve. This is an ideal, dream destination for nature buffs, birders, and eco-travelers. Monteverde is a collection of small villages strung about a winding dirt road which contributes to its rustic ambiance.
Hotel Velero is located in the beautiful province of Guanacaste, in Playa Hermosa. The Guanacaste region draws visitors for its incredible bird watching, stunning coastline and endless sunshine. Playa Hermosa is known for its idyllic beauty and lush surroundings as well as for its high environmental and safety standards, making this an excellent beach for families. Rated 8.8/10 by visitors
The Heliconia Island bed and breakfast is located 5 miles (8 km) from the town of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqu in the northern lowlands of Costa Rica. This area is beginning to see more visitors as word gets out about its close proximity to stellar outdoor areas.
Hotel Karahe is located in front of Manuel Antonio Beach, and nearby the world famous Manuel Antonio National Park, in Costa Rica's Central Pacific. The area is blessed with gorgeous white sand beaches where the rainforest greets its sands making for a truly exotic experience. The nearby town of Quepos offers a selection of international and national restaurants, bars, shops and is known for its sports fishing excursions. Rated 8.6/10 by visitors
Hotel DiuWak is situated in Playa Domincal, found in the Central Pacific Zone of Costa Rica. DiuWak, in the native indigenous Bri Bri language, means "sun people' and that's exactly what you'll find in this popular destination: visitors soaking up the warm tropical sunshine and rejuvenating their souls. This wonderfully diverse area has both marine and terrestrial environments, from beaches and reefs to mangrove swamps and virgin mountain forest. Rated 8.0/10 by visitors
The Best Western El Sitio is situated in the sunny province of Guanacaste, in the small city of Liberia. Guanacaste is renowned for its outstanding beaches, ranging from pristine white sand to shell and black sand beaches. The bustling town of Liberia offers a wonderful selection of restaurants, shops and historical sites. Warm tropical sun, gorgeous sunsets and beautiful beaches await you here. Rated 8.0/10 by visitors
Hotel Plaza Yara is found on the Central Pacific Coast along a road connecting the fishing town of Quepos to Manuel Antonio Park. With its world-class beaches, the Manuel Antonio area is one of the most popular destinations in all of Costa Rica. White, sandy stretches provide stunning contrast to the blue, shimmering water and dense green jungle. Manuel Antonio National Park bursts with wildlife and is one of the world's great natural zoos. Rated 9.2/10 by visitors
Hotel Fleur de Lys is a small and charming hotel in the cultural district of San Jose. All the rooms in this lovely Victorian mansion are unique and decorated with taste and attention to detail. Fleur de Lys is a wonderful place to stay whilst you explore the San Jose area. The hotel is centrally located, only a block from the National Museum. Rated 9.0/10 by visitors
Combine the simple beach life with the comforts of everyday life at the Las Avellanas Villas. Visitors in search of a remote surfers paradise dream of the beaches, waves, and mangrove forests surrounding these villas in the Guanacaste Province.
The Mauna Loa Hotel is located near the entrance of Avellanas Beach just about 20 minutes south of Tamarindo and about 1:30 minutes from Liberia's International airport. The bungalow style rooms are colorful and spaced out along the well kept property that includes native trees, tropical gardens and refreshing swimming pool.
The Mirador de Samara Aparthotel sits in the north Pacific region of Costa Rica. Samara, a beachfront community which has maintained its original charming village character, offers a variety of restaurants and shops. The town and its surrounding area offer a large variety of plants and exotic animals, a 5-kilometer long beach with coconut palms and other tropical plants and the shelter of a coral reef offshore. Rated 8.3/10 by visitors
El Encanto Bed & Breakfast is located in the Caribbean town of Cahuita. Just a five-minute walk from the beach, El Encanto is made up of an assortment of cozy, well-equipped bungalows and one large house. Cahuita is a small beachside town with a distinct Afro-Caribbean feel.
Hotel Pochote Grande is situated in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica, in the popular beach town of Jaco. The town is stretched out along the beach to the south and the center is a 15 minute stroll away. At Jaco Beach you will find small, typical restaurants, fruit stands, mini-marts, souvenir stores, a pharmacy and two banks. In the evening, the town livens up so visitors can enjoy the local bars and discos. Conveniently located, visitors can reach a number of picturesque beaches along the same coast, heading in either direction from town.
Hotel Finca Valverdel is located up in the Central Highlands of Costa Rica, near the exquisite Monteverde Cloud Forest. This is a lush zone made up of astounding bird species, cloud forest, wildlife and verdant hillsides and pastures. Monteverde is a collection of several quaint villages and offers a number of services like tours, supermarkets, shops, restaurants and bars. Rated 8.3/10 by visitors
Located on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, in the town of Puerto Limon, Totem Hotel Beach Resort grace the beautiful beach of Playa Cocles. This coast is unlike anything in Costa Rica because of its unique mixture of indigenous, Costa Rican and Jamaican cultures. All the specialties of a tropical paradise can be found here: palm trees swaying on tranquil beaches, the tones of purple, orange and red merging into the sea at sunset, and sounds of live Reggae music filling the air. Rated 8.8/10 by visitors
Hotel Mar de Luz lies on the Central Pacific Coast in the town of Jaco. The town is easily reached from San Jose and the Central Valley, making Playa de Jaco one of the country's most popular beach destinations. Here visitors will find world-class surfing, a wide selection of small shops and restaurants, and an active nightlife.
Situated along the dramatic hillsides of Manuel Antonio, the Villa Teca Hotel is immersed in a lush world of beauty. Manuel Antonio is one of the countrys hottest tourist destinations, and for good reason, with broad white-sand beaches, an ecologically diverse national park, and an abundance of tours and activities, its easy to see why some people spend much of their time stationed in Manuel Antonio. Rated 4.4/10 by visitors
The Korrigan Lodge is located 5 miles (8 km) south of Puerto Viejo. Set along the Caribbean coast, this area has spectacular natural scenery and a cultural climate that is much different from the rest of the country.
Set among lush green gardens, the Arenal Country Inn is a safe and comfortable place for travelers, especially families, to enjoy the Costa Rican countryside. Only a kilometer from the La Fortuna town center, this is a great location for exploring the majestic Arenal Volcano and adventure activities in the Northern Lowlands. Rated 8.8/10 by visitors
La Costa de Papito is located on the Caribbean coast, in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Afro-Caribbean, indigenous and Costa Rican cultures blend, creating a truly unique cultural environment. Here the lifestyle is pure relaxation with countless opportunities for a connection to adventure. The Caribbean boasts rich flora and fauna, vibrant seaside towns, and outstanding beaches, sure to leave you mesmerized. Rated 9.7/10 by visitors
Cabanitas Resort and Spa Hotel is situated near the bustling town of La Fortuna, in Costa Rica's northern lowlands. The perfectly cone shaped, active Arenal Volcano, with frequent lava flows, is the main attraction to the area. This lush and verdant countryside is visited by eco-tourists because of its rich biodiversity and tranquil atmosphere. Rated 8.9/10 by visitors
The Adventure Inn Hotel is found in San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. Nearly a kilometer above sea level, this area is nestled amongst a lush valley in the country's mountainous central region. The city of San Jose is bustling with both culture and commerce, and acts as an easy launching pad for virtually all of Costa Rica's fabulous adventures. Rated 8.6/10 by visitors
The Banana Azul hotel is located along the Caribbean Coast in the town of Puerto Viejo, part of the Limon region. Puerto Viejo has a reputation for being beautiful, entertaining, and relaxing. Rated 9.5/10 by visitors
The Trapp Family Lodge is located near the entrance of the gorgeous and unique Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Here you'll discover verdant pastures, hillsides and the unparalleled beauty of the bio-diverse cloud forest. The quaint town of Santa Elena is part of Monteverde area, and offers visitors gift shops, restaurants, bars and a supermarket. This lush zone is an ideal destination for nature lovers and avid birders. Rated 8.8/10 by visitors
The Cloud Forest Lodge is a peaceful, quiet sanctuary in Monteverde, situated on about 70 acres of primary and secondary forest and alive with the chorus of birds and howler monkeys. Walk along the miles of trails around the lodge or spend a lazy afternoon in the sitting area with a TV. Indulge in the impressive view of the cloud forest from your table in the restaurant which serves typical Costa Rican food, or simply enjoy a cocktail from the bar. Rated 8.3/10 by visitors
Set on the hillsides of Heredia, Hotel Chalet Tirol is an Alpine style villa near San Jose and the Juan Santamaria International Airport in the Central Valley Region of Costa Rica. The property includes evergreen and pine trees, gardens, and mountain views within close proximity to a nature reserve and the Rio Segundo river and waterfall. The three star hotel is a certified medical recovery retreat with 24-hour medical services, Namaste Spa, and yoga studio.
The Sarapiqui Neotropical Center is located in the Sarapiqui river valley, in the northeastern region of the country, just two hours from San Jose. This area is steadfastly becoming an important ecotourism destination. The region is known for its lush, thick rainforests, wildlife, nature reserves and white water rafting on the Sarapiqui River. The Tirimbina reserve is just on the edge of the property, boasting three hundred and fifty hectares of stunning rainforest.
The Aparthotel Girasol is situated on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, in the bustling community of Jaco. This popular tourist destination provides a host of amenities such as restaurants, great nightlife, shops, supermarkets, banks, spas and more. The hotel is directly on the beach and conveniently located within walking distance to the center of town.
Arenas de Osa Lodge is located in Puerto Jimenez, a port town on the Osa Peninsula. The Osa Peninsula is the top eco-tourism destination in Costa Rica, and has no shortage of outdoor activities for visitors to choose from. In Puerto Jimenez visitors will find sufficient facilities and an ample number of tour operators who can arrange adventures such as waterfall rappelling, mountain biking, kayaking, sport fishing, and multi-day treks into Corcovado National Park.
Hotel Vista las Islas is a gorgeous and friendly eco-hotel located within the Nicoya Peninsula. Set along Organos Beach near the town of Paquera, this hotel provides travelers with unrivaled access to the some of the Nicoyas finest areas, including the Cur Wildlife Refuge and Tortuga Island.
Hotel Jinetes De Osa is situated in the isolated town of Drake Bay on the northern end of the Osa Peninsula, part of Costa Rica's idyllic Puntarenas province. Due to its relative inaccessibility, Drake Bay offers visitors the chance to see a wild and supremely beautiful part of the country. The area has remained in pristine condition and is the image incarnate many would conjure up when thinking of a tropical paradise. Rated 9.4/10 by visitors
Pirate Cove Hotel lies along the Osa Peninsula in one of Costa Rica's most biologically diverse locations - Drake Bay. For the avid nature lover or the outdoor adventurer, a visit to Drake Bay is the trip of a lifetime, promising encounters with some of the world's most fascinating plant and animal species. Rated 8.9/10 by visitors
Hotel Luz de Mono is located on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, in the village of Montezuma. On this peninsula, mountains sweep down to the Pacific Ocean, creating some of the most beautiful and solitary beaches in Costa Rica. The area is alive with the sounds of Howler monkeys, the chatter of exotic birds and the sounds of the waves crashing on shore. For those seeking a tropical paradise, come no further. Rated 10.0/10 by visitors