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For breathtaking biodiversity, a historical presence and serious cultural flair, Costa Rica is unsurpassed. Whether you are immersing yourself in the national parks, or enjoying churros in the cacophony of San Jose, there is an endless stream of budget-friendly fun to be enjoyed. With natural wonders like the Poás Volcano Crater and a temperate climate, Costa Rica is an adventurer's paradise. Let CheapTickets help you plan your Costa Rica vacation, plus have enough cash left for some comida tipica by the sea.

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Arenal Springs Resort

3 stars
4.2 / 5 32 reviews
Located just 5 miles away from la Fortuna town way to the Arenal Volcano or National Park. We are between town and the Arenal Lake. And is a hotel near to the most popular Arenal hot springs. The Hotel count with 87 Junior Suite with direct view to the active side of the Arenal Volcano. Each room are surrounding with exotic gardens, beautiful flowers and many species of birds. These rooms offer two queens beds. Also we provide rooms with handicap access and adjoining rooms for families who want stay together. Hotel Arenal Springs Resort offers on each Junior Suite the best amenities for your comfort. King Bed or Two queen beds, Hair dryer, Cable TV, Mini bar, Free Wi-Fi Internet access, Air Conditioning, Ceiling fan, Laundry Bag, Telephone, Safe deposit box, Coffee Maker ( free coffee and tea), Bath amenities, Private bath with tropical garden, hot water, Private terrace. Also the hotel offers you 2 swimming pools whit HOT SPRINGS 1 for adults and 1 for kids, Both with handicapped access and Volcano View. You can enjoy a lot of kind of drinks and cocktails and the wet bar next to the pool area.
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Nightly rates from $195

Radisson San Jose - Costa Rica

4 stars
3.7 / 5 12 reviews
A modern hotel in the historic San Jose city centerDiscerning travelers looking for an ideal place to stay while in a corporate trip or leisure holiday in the heart of the historic San Jose find ideal base at the stylish accommodations and accessible location of Radisson San Jose - Costa Rica. This modern hotel is situated within easy access to significant and well-known attractions in the city, including Parque Zoologico Simon Bolivar, Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica, Catedral Metropolitano, and Museo Nacional de Costa Rica.Radisson San Jose - Costa Rica provides top-notch events spaces and 24-hour business center for corporate and banquet gatherings of up to 900 people. Diners at this eco-friendly hotel can sample an assortment of local specialties and international cuisines at Acuarelas Restaurant and Cafe Tropical, and later unwind with refreshments at Bar Jobo. After working out at the fitness center, guests can take a swim in the outdoor pool, relax at the sauna, or enjoy pampering treatments at the comfort of their rooms. Wireless Internet access throughout the property, and laundry service are available. 3 Reasons To StayProperty-wide Wi-Fi accessEevents facilities for 900 peopleOutdoor pool, sauna and in-room massage service Radisson San Jose - Costa Rica roomsAll 210 elegant rooms and suites at Radisson San Jose - Costa Rica are designed with carved wood and stone, and come appointed with top-notch facilities. The sleek accommodations are fitted with 32-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, tea/coffee maker, mini bar, refrigerator, air conditioning, hairdryer, and private bathroom. Executive Floor Suites boasts a continental breakfast and private reception. Connecting and accessible rooms are also on offer. Things to doSpirogyra Butterfly Garden (0.4 mi/0.6 km)Parque Zoologico Simon Bolivar (0.4 mi/0.7 km)Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (0.7 mi/1.1 km)Catedral Metropolitano (0.7 mi/1.2 km)Parque Nacional (0.7 mi/1.2 km)Museo Nacional de Costa Rica (0.9 mi/1.4 km)Estadio Nacional (2.1 mi/3.4 km)
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Courtyard Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela

3 stars
4.1 / 5 41 reviews
The new Courtyard San Jose Airport Alajuela Hotel offers style, convenience and value close to downtown. Located just 4 minutes from the Juan Santamaria International Airport Costa Rica, this LEED-constructed Alajuela hotel features a modern lobby with 24-hour Market and GoBoard information center, plus plenty of areas to relax and enjoy. The spacious guestrooms and suites in our Costa Rica Airport hotel were designed for both comfort and entertainment, with complimentary high-speed Internet, safes, LCD TVs and multiple outlets. This hotel in San Jose- Alajuela also offers a 24-hour gym, all-day dining, outdoor pool and complimentary airport shuttle. Located in the Mango Park office and shopping complex, this San Jose, Alajuela hotel is a top choice for leisure travelers and families. From here, you can easily explore adventure tourism in Costa Rica; go zip-lining at Colinas del Poas or hike at Arenal and Poas volcano national parks.
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Bahia Del Sol Beach Front Boutique Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 54 reviews
Find homey comforts, like kitchen-equipped suites, on Potrero Beach Bahia del Sol Beachfront Hotel and Suites sits on Potrero Beach surrounded by tropical forest, just a few minutes from Flamingo and Prieta Beaches. Guest rooms overlook the central gardens and the swimming pool, which boasts a swim-up bar and hot tub. This Costa Rican property also features a restaurant and spa services. Guests can scuba dive the Catalina Islands, visit sea turtle nesting sites and explore the Palo Verde National Park nearby. The beachfront hotel has free Wi-Fi access and can accommodate weddings and meetings. Highlights Oceanfront location on Potrero BeachComplimentary breakfast offered dailyOutdoor massage and spa servicesFree Wi-Fi Internet access in all guest rooms24 hour secured parking Rooms Bahia del Sol Beachfront Hotel and Suites features standard and deluxe guest rooms and one- and two-bedroom suites. All guest rooms come with two queen beds, while one-bedroom suites have one queen. The decor ranges from room to room -- some feature vibrant turquoise, corals and lime greens while others emphasize natural earth tones and exotic prints. All rooms at the Bahia del Sol Hotel and Suites have air conditioning, cable TV and telephones with international capabilities. Suites also have full kitchens, dining areas and living rooms. Standard deluxe rooms have a Jacuzzi, 2 chairs and a mini bar with drinks and snacks, plus a patio with a hammock overlooking tropical gardens. Features The intimate Bahia del Sol Beachfront Hotel and Suites sits on lushly manicured grounds overlooking Potrero Beach and the Pacific Ocean. Guests can find a complimentary breakfast each morning, and the on-site restaurant serves local and international fare for lunch and dinner. Bahia del Sol Beachfront Hotel and Suites also has an open-air beach bar in a palapa overlooking the water, and guests can get outdoor massages and spa treatments on-site. Transportation Daniel Oduber International Aiport, Liberia (22.3 mi/35.7 km)Juan Santamaria International Airport, San Jose (159 mi/254.4 km) Attractions Playa Flamingo (1.8 mi/ 2.9 km)Reserva Conchal Golf Course (5.4 mi/8.6 km)Africa Mia (34.9 mi/55.9 km)Santa Rosa National Park (55 mi/88 km) Business Meeting spaces available
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Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas

3 stars
3.7 / 5 43 reviews
Find sprawling beachfront villas and nightlife near Tamarindo The Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas offers guest rooms and kitchen-equipped villas on the beach in Tamarindo. The Golden Coast location of the Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas offers easy access to Guanacaste's many water sports, like diving and sport fishing, and eco-tours to surrounding national parks and wildlife preserves. Downtown Tamarindo, just a short walk from the hotel, offers restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. This Costa Rican property also has a bar and restaurant on-site and free Wi-Fi access in guest rooms. Highlights Located on Tamarindo Beach, just a short walk from townLarge swimming pool with swim-up barClose to great surfing and protected beachesOn-site surf shop and gear rentalsPre-arranged Spanish classes available (fees apply) Rooms The Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas offers 17 guest rooms and 16 spacious villas with one, two, or three bedrooms, living rooms, dining rooms and balconies. Guest rooms have double beds or pairs of twin beds, and villas have varying layouts depending on size, accommodating up to eight guests. All accommodations have color TVs, safe boxes, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi Internet access, and most have ocean views and private verandas. All villas come equipped with full kitchens, including microwaves, refrigerators, sinks, coffee makers and toasters. Features The Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas offers affordable beachfront accommodations and activities packages just outside Tamarindo. Primarily a surf lodge, this family operated hotel has an on-site surf shop and offers trips, gear and board rentals. (It's also where the acclaimed surfing documentary "Step into Liquid" was filmed.) The Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas also features an ocean-view swimming pool with a waterfall, swim-up bar and an open-air poolside restaurant. The on-site Monkey Bar is a famous local nightspot that has hosted spring break TV shoots, and where music and tropical drinks flow freely. Transportation Daniel Oduber International Aiport, Liberia (39.2 mi/62.7 km)Juan Santamaria International Airport, San Jose (154 mi/246.4 km) Attractions Witch's Rock Surf Camp (0.1 mi/ 0.2 km)Las Baulas National Park (1.3 mi/2.1 km)Playa Grande (10.8 mi/17.3 km)Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (12.7 mi/20.3 km)
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Best time to take a vacation to Costa Rica

  • Best Time to Go

    Costa Rica vacations are wonderful for anytime of the year. Annual temperatures are between 70oF and 80oF. The tropical climate of Costa Rica makes it a popular travel destination for visitors that want to escape the winter chills and take advantage of the warm temperatures that the country has to offer. Rain fall is primarily present from May to November. If you would like to avoid the rainy season in Costa Rica, the best time to visit is between December and April. Attend the National Orchid Show in San José in March or Puntarenas Carnival the last week in February.

Insider tips for Costa Rica travel

  • Tamrindo Beach

    Fishing, surfing, sailing, golfing, boat rides, horseback riding, and much more can be done at Tamrindo Beach’s Playa Tamrindo resort.

  • Arenal Volcano

    Check out the popular and active Arenal Volcano situated near Costa Rica’s Lake Arenal.

  • Desafio Adventure Company

    Costa Rica’s San José area offers tons of outdoor adventures through the Desafio Adventure Company.

  • Manuel Antonio

    Head over to the Manuel Antonio section of Costa Rica for some delightful dishes at the El Patio Bistro Latino during your Costa Rica travel.

  • Santa Rose National Park

    Some of Costa Rica’s best beaches are located at the Santa Rosa National Park on the northwest end of the country.

Costa Rica highlights

  • Tortuguero National Park

    This is one of the few free national parks in Costa Rica, and it brims with verdant beauty and environmental info. Explore through the Caribbean Conservation Corporation's Natural History Center, and take a lesson (or two) in their inspiring conservation efforts.

  • San Jose

    Meander through the capital city on your Costa Rica travels, and stumble across an array of buildings built in the extravagant Colonial style. Take a free tour of the National Theater or brush up on some history in the National Archives. San Jose will give you the flavor of Costa Rican culture that won't cost you a cent.

  • Metropolitan Cathedral

    While you're in San Jose, this immense cathedral is a must-see on your Costa Rica vacation. The Metropolitan Cathedral is the largest church in the country and was rebuilt in 1871 after a massive earthquake nearly destroyed it. Now full of intricate wooden pillars and soaring reliefs (not to mention a charming stamp museum), the cathedral is completely free to visit.

  • Beaches

    Costa Rica is known as a tropical paradise largely thanks to its peerless beaches. Whatever you want from your Costa Rica travels, you can be sure there's suited to your lifestyle. Experienced surfers hang tan for Playa Hermosa, and Playa Platanares offers great swimming, sunbathing and kayaking in the nearby mangroves. Families flock to Playa Negra for its safe swimming and body boarding.

  • Parismina Sea Turtle Commission

    Costa Rica enjoys top ranks on the Happy Planet Index (HPI), and you can discover why with a night with the Parismina Sea Turtle Commission. For a small donation, tag along with a local guide for hands-on experience caring for turtles. And the shimmering view of the moon twinkling over the sea isn't too shabby either.

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