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Katira Vacation Package Deals

Keen to create your exciting Katira escape? The expert team at Orbitz will bundle your flight and hotel room bookings to save you time and money.

It's easy to save by bundling your bookings. Choose your desired airfares, hotels, rental cars and experiences and you can save up to $369^!

With an ever-expanding database of no less than 500,000 hotels internationally and 500 partner airlines, you'll have loads of options and flexibility.

There are limitless room types, flight options and awesome experiences to satisfy your adventurous spirit. Which ones will you choose?

Katira Travel Guide

Where is Katira?

Taking off to a new destination is an exciting experience, but things can easily go awry if you're not properly prepared. Why not begin by finding out just where Katira is?

It is 20 miles away from Tilaran and 20 miles away from Canas.

Places to Visit in Katira

Admire the water as it plunges into the pools below at Rio Celeste Waterfall. It's even more spectacular in the wake of heavy rains! Want more options? Take a break from the more exhausting parts of your itinerary with a stroll around Upala Central Park. And, there's more going on in the surrounding area. Ready to go on a journey into a mysterious underground world? Switch on your headlamp and find out what's hidden beneath your feet at Venado Caves.

Car Rentals in Katira

Incredible adventures are just around the bend with car rentals in Katira. Ready to discover the region from the convenience and comfort of your own wheels?

Where to stay in Katira – Hotel Accommodation

Because of the small range of accommodations on offer, it's a wise idea to book quickly. Orbitz has just 2 hotels in Katira.

Want us to make booking easy? Our recommendations are the Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway and Hotel Catarata Río Celeste.

Nearest Airports to Katira

Start your Katira vacation smoothly by learning a few things about Daniel Oduber International Airport, the nearest terminal. Abbreviated as LIR, it's 40 miles to the west of Katira's downtown area. It's also the main entry point for most travelers.

Popular Places to Visit Near Katira

Only 60 miles away from Katira is Potrero. This area gives easy access to the outstanding sight, Flamingo Beach. Spend a whole day here! Conchal Beach is another sight that's well worth visiting.

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No Cancellation Fees

Altering or canceling a booking can be a pain in the neck — but not with us! We won't burden you with a fee, which makes it a breeze.^ Airlines and hotels can have the same policy, but it's certainly worth checking beforehand.

Top Rated Hotels for your Katira Vacation

Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway
Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway
4.0 out of 5.0 700 meter west of national park Tenorio, La Paz de Rio Celeste, Katira, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
$114
4.8/5 (13 reviews)

Was cool to walk to the river and swim in that crazy blue water. LOTS of wildlife. You're IN the forest. Bugs, coati, birds... People are SO nice. Breakfast was good. Location is very good. Hotel is cool, nice, clean...

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019
At Hotel Rio Celeste Hideaway, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a lazy river, and 3 spa tubs. There's free parking, and a shuttle from the hotel to ...
Hotel Sueño Real Rio Celeste
Hotel Sueño Real Rio Celeste
3.0 out of 5.0 400 meters west of Katira gas station, Katira, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
$80
5.0/5 (2 reviews)

This hotel made for a wonderful last minute overnight stay. Fresh breakfast was served in the morning and several activities are offered by the hotel, unfortunately my group only had time to go for a swim in the blue river, which was amazing!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020
Guests staying at Hotel Sueño Real Rio Celeste enjoy free WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities, and a garden. You can take advantage of free parking, along ...
Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
3.5 out of 5.0 1.5 km northwest from Arenal Dam, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free Cancellation
$138
4.7/5 (20 reviews)

The view of the volcano is absolutely amazing! Property is perfect size, not too big. Close proximity to Hanging Bridges and hiking trail. Lost Iguana is just a great place to relax and take in the surrounding nature.

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019
Guests of Lost Iguana Resort and Spa have access to a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a children's pool. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle ...

Things To Do during your Katira Vacation

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.