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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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Hotel Magic Mountain

4 stars
3.5 / 5 17 reviews
Hotel Magic Mountain is situated facing Arenal Volcano. The scenic location provides visitors with a stunning view of the giant colossus known as Arenal Volcano. The hotel is only 5 minutes away from la Fortuna Town with its shops, restaurants and other points of interest as well as the "Hot Springs". The hotel will always strive to make the guests Hotel Magic Mountain experience unforgettable with comfortable rooms, stunning vistas, access to numerous pools, elevators with panoramic view and excellent personal bilingual service. The Staff will do their best to make your stay a most memorable one. Hotel offers Barbecue area, Billiards, Children's facilities, Lobby and Reception.
Value 10% OFF in Restaurant +10% OFF in Spa!
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Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 100 reviews
Stylish guest rooms, great business amenities near downtown San JoseLocated along the General Canas Highway, the Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel sits in a residential area just minutes from the international airport and downtown San Jose attractions like the National Museum, the Central Market and the Simon Bolivar Zoo. Boasting a large conference center with space for up to 1,500 guests, the Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel makes an ideal choice for business travelers -- services include free parking and airport shuttle, Wi-Fi Internet access (fees apply) and a business center. Highlights 1,200-person conference centerComplimentary airport shuttles (under established schedule) 3  on-site restaurants - The Miyako Restaurant specialises in Japanese cuisine. The Rancho Grill restaurant offers meat dishes and Anfora Restaurant and Cafe serves buffet or a-la-carte meals. Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel RoomsThe Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel offers 254 rooms with city or garden views and a wide variety of layout options, from standard guest rooms to junior and full-size suites. In-room amenities include a mini bar, direct-dial phone with voice mail, cable TV, coffee-maker and hair-dryer. Suites come with computers, printers and Internet connections (fees apply). FeaturesBusiness travelers especially appreciate the Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel, which boasts one of the largest convention centers in the country. The hotel also has 14 flexible meeting rooms, and business amenities include Wi-Fi Internet access (fees apply) and a full-service business center. To unwind after meetings, guests can relax by the outdoor swimming pool. On-site activities also include a spa center with fitness machines, massage services, sauna, and hot tub. For meals, patrons can find both buffet and a la carte restaurants. Transportation Coca Cola Bus Station (2 mi/3.2 km)Juan Santamaria International Airport (9.1 mi/14.7 km)Shuttle service between the Hotel and the Juan Santamaria International Airport (at no charge and by request - check set schedule)Shuttle service to the Barcelo Tambor Beach (fees apply and on request - consult timetable) Attractions Museum of Costa Rican Art (1.9 mi/3 km)National Museum (3.1 mi/5 km)Central Market (2.3 mi/3.7 km)National Theater (2.8 mi/4.4 km)Pre-Colombian Gold Museum (2.8 mi/4.4 km)Simon Bolivar Zoo (2.9 mi/4.6 km)La Paz Waterfall Gardens (28.4 mi/45.8 km) Business Conference center for up to 1,200 guests14 meeting roomsFull-service business centerWi-Fi Internet access (fees apply) Policies & feesThe property provides free airport transportation upon request. Please send flight number, time of arrival and name of the airline to at least 24 hours before arrival.
Value FREE Airport Transfers & Kids Stay Free
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The Trapp Family Country Inn Costa Rica

2 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews
Located only 1 mile from Juan Santamaria International Airport. This colonial style hotel is surrounded by beautiful gardens with centenary fig trees, just a few minutes from the bustling airport and downtown Alajuela you will find a piece of paradise at the Trapp Family Country Inn.A true oasis in the middle of the city!We offer comfortable accommodations along with genuine family service in a peaceful atmosphere. From the private balcony of your room, in the terrace or by the pool, you will enjoy nature and relax with the musical sound of the birds. A true oasis in the middle of the city.We have the next services: Snack bar Safety deposit box Laundry Reservation desk Parking lot Internet access.
Value FREE Typical Breakfast & Internet
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Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.4 / 5 9 reviews
Luxurious accommodations set on Jolo Beach Secluded on the northern coastal area in Guanacoste, Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica - All Inclusive on Jolo Beach welcomes leisure travelers with posh accommodations and an array of leisure activities on site. Holidaymakers can enjoy swimming, surfing, snorkeling and sunbathing at the white sand beach or have fun at the outdoor pool that has a water slide. Younger guests can enjoy social and recreational activities at Core Zone Teens Club or have a good time at Explorer's Club on site. At the end of the day, tourists can have a rejuvenating body treatment at Dreams Spa by Pevonia or work out at the fitness center at the property. Property-wide Wi-Fi access is also available for added convenience. Patrons at the resort have various in-house dining options such as authentic Mexican dishes at El Patio, Asian cuisines at Himitsu, Italian gourmet at Portofino, sea foods at Oceana, grilled specialties at Seaside Grill or international buffet at World Cafe. Coffee and delicious snacks are prepared at Coco Cafe. 3 Reasons To StaySwimming pool with water slideFive a la carte restaurants, a buffet restaurant and a cafe on siteSpa and fitness center at the property Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica - All Inclusive Rooms Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica - All Inclusive boasts elegantly designed oversized suites equipped with Wi-Fi access, mini bar, alarm clock with MP3 docking station, electronic safe, tea/coffeemaker, iron/ironing board, hairdryer and en suite bathroom with Jacuzzi. Units also feature a private balcony or terrace featuring beautiful views of the pool, mountain, forest and the ocean. Things to DoJolo Beach (0.1 mi/0.2 km)Punta Descartes (1 mi/1.7 km)Rajada Beach (1.1 mi/1.9 km)Recreo (1.3 mi/2.1 km)Plaza Manzanillo (2.5 mi/2.5 km)Isla Dispensa (2 mi/3.3 km)Playa Copal (2 mi/3.3 km)Isla Bolanos (2 mi/3.3 km)Playas Papaturro (3.1 mi/5.1km)Puerto Soley (4.6 mi/7.5 km)
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Nightly rates from $419

Jardin del Eden Boutique Hotel - Adults Only

3 stars
4.0 / 5 24 reviews
Boutique beach hotel with pool and JacuzziNestled in lush tropical gardens near Tamarindo Beach, Jardin del Eden Hotel makes for an idyllic retreat for vacationers in Guanacaste. Apart from frolicking in the nearby beaches and enjoying recreation opportunities like surfing, fishing, sailing and diving, visitors can head to tourist attractions such as Las Baulas National Marine Park and Pura Aventura. Patrons at this boutique hotel begin the day with Costa Rican buffet breakfast on site. Savor a mix of Asian, Mediterranean and Central American flavors for lunch and dinner at in-house Jardin del Eden restaurant.   After a full day, holidaymakers head back to this Costa Rica hotel to the take a relaxing dip in the pool or Jacuzzi set in the property's private garden. This smoke-free hotel also offers added conveniences including parking, laundry services, tour desk and accessible facilities. 3 Reasons To StayPrivate garden with pool and JacuzziClose to pristine beachesBuffet breakfast and Wi-Fi access Jardin del Eden Hotel RoomsThe rooms and suites at Jardin del Eden Hotel feature either African, Tunisian, Asiatic, Mexican or Indonesian theme. All units are outfitted with private bathroom, air conditioning, flat-screen TV, safe deposit box, refrigerator, coffee maker, hairdryer and Wi-Fi access. Most rooms come with terrace or balcony overlooking the garden or ocean. Things To DoLas Baulas National Marine Park (1.9 mi/3.1 km)Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (3.1 mi/5.0 km)Tamarindo Village (0.4 mi/0.7 km)Reserva Conchal Golf Club (7.4 mi/12.0 km)Tee Times Costa Rica (3.2 mi/5.1 km)Pura Aventura (8.1 mi/13.0 km)Diria National Park (19.8 mi/32 km)
Value FREE Breakfast + FREE WiFi + FREE Parking
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Fort Lauderdale San Jose Sat, May 16 - Sat, May 23 $276
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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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