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2 to 5 night packages to Costa Rica

Top Rated Costa Rica Hotels

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Volcano Lodge Hotel & Thermal Experience
Volcano Lodge Hotel & Thermal Experience
4.0 out of 5.0 7 Km West From La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
$134
4.6/5 (102 reviews)

It was a nice property, and very relaxing. well maintained

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019
Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica - All Inclusive
Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica - All Inclusive
4.0 out of 5.0 Playa Manzanillo Bahia Culebra, Papagayo
Free Cancellation
$377
4.2/5 (13 reviews)

Room service was slow if you even got your order. Ordered coffee and hour and 15 minutes later still not there

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport
Hilton Garden Inn Liberia Airport
3.5 out of 5.0 Ruta #21 Frente Al, Aeropuerto Internacional, Liberia, Guanacaste
Free Cancellation
$106
4.2/5 (76 reviews)

The Hilton Garden in was right across from the airport, so it was very convenient. The front desk staff were helpful. There is a concierge, on site restaurant with a nice breakfast, computers so you can print boarding passes.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2019
Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center
Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel & Convention Center
4.0 out of 5.0 Autopista General Canas, 3 Miles South of Intl Airport, Ciudad Cariari, Heredia
Free Cancellation
$79
3.9/5 (188 reviews)

This hotel clearly has nicer sections/buildings that have been renovated and then some that are not as updated. I stayed in Building 1 on the first floor. My room was clean. I thought the drinks and dinner at the hotel bar were good and reasonable. $27 is a bit much for a breakfast buffet comparatively. ...

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2019
Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort
Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort
4.0 out of 5.0 Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo, Guanacaste
Free Cancellation
$168
3.9/5 (120 reviews)

Oven front on the ground floor is so convenient to pool, beach and restaurant- recommend 136-140 room numbers.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2019
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Jose Aeropuerto, Costa Rica
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Jose Aeropuerto, Costa Rica
3.5 out of 5.0 Sobre Autopista General Cañas, Ciudad Cariari, Heredia
Free Cancellation
$80
3.9/5 (65 reviews)

Nice breakfast and pool area. Bed linens were not super clean. Hair and dirt was noticed.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2019

Cheap Costa Rica Hotels

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

San Bosco Inn
San Bosco Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 100 m North from the Banco Nacional, Arenal, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
$38
4.4/5 (38 reviews)

We had back to back reservations because we decided to stay an extra night in Arenal/La Fortuna. Our first room was #40. It was small for 3 adults. They switched us to room #34. It has 2 double beds and a twin bed. It was roomier. The housekeeping staff changed our towels and made our beds every ...

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2018
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Hotel El Maragato
Hotel El Maragato
3.0 out of 5.0 Ave Central, between street 1 and 3, San Jose, San Jose
Free Cancellation
$36
3.4/5 (26 reviews)

wrong room, billed to my credit card instead of cash, No receipt copy. Room had no secuity bolt or chain! Carpets stained towels ripped. poor hot water. Breaker kept tripping for electric in room. windows dirty.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2018
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Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites
Hotel La Guaria Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5.0 Alajuela, 2nd. Av., 1st. Street, Del Teatro Municipal 200 m. al Este, Alajuela, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
$48
2.8/5 (4 reviews)

The staff was very pleasant and helpful. The man at the front desk was very helpful but he needs to be a little more personable. Not much more but laugh a little. The pool area was fantastic. It was very nice. The rooms are cheap and basic but it's good for an overnight stay. The ceilings are VERY ...

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2019
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Best time to take a vacation to Costa Rica

Best Time to Go

Though Costa Rica has a tropical climate, it has many microclimates too. The most suitable time to visit this country is the local summer season, which begins in December and lasts until April. This is also the time when the popular sites are crowded and more expensive. For the avid surfer, the rainy season from June to October on the Pacific side and November to May on the Caribbean coast are the ideal times to visit. The turtle season on the Caribbean side of the coast is from February to October.

Insider tips for Costa Rica travel

Totuguera

Bring some drinks and friends and catch the rare opportunity of watching turtles hatch their eggs at Totuguera in July-August, though you will have to miss a night's sleep keeping watch at the beach.

Salsa Lizano

It would be a good idea to carry back home a few bottles of Salsa Lizano, a distinctive condiment in Costa Rica.

Casado

Have the Casado, a traditional home-style meal at El Chicote.

Isla Uvita

In mid-October, you can have a blast at the carnival by singing, dancing and drinking, at Isla Uvita.

Maravilla Restaurant

For an authentic Costa Rican yet cheap dining experience try out Maravilla restaurant in Santa Elena.

Costa Rica history and culture

Costa Ricans are proud to have had more than a century of democratic tradition and more than 50 years without a military. This was abolished in 1948, and the money that the country saves from not having armed forces is invested in improving the quality of life of its citizens. This contributes to the social peace that makes Costa Rica a welcoming place to visit.

Costa Ricans, also known as "Ticos," are famous for being very hospitable people and they would like to keep this reputation. They are well-mannered and hard working, always willing to offer a smile and a handshake to people. They know that their country is unique, and they are generally willing to offer help to those visitors that are lost, at times even explaining cultural aspects that a foreigner might find strange, making their stay as pleasant as possible. It is said that "Ticos" are the best asset that the nation has, and once you have experienced their friendliness and spontaneity, you will be convinced.

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* Prices reflect the lowest "base rate" found over the next 30 days. Rates are subject to change and may not include taxes and fees, hotel service charges, extra person charges, or incidentals, such as room service. All rates are displayed in USD unless otherwise noted. Converted rates are provided for your convenience. They are based on today's exchange rate, but the hotel will charge you in the local currency.