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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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Nayara Hotel Spa and Garden

4 stars
4.5 / 5 12 reviews
Located in the outskirts of the Arenal Volcano, Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens is an oasis of tranquility that provides a uniquely natural experience. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, each one of the spacious casitas provide an exclusive retreat in which guests can relax amidst the breathtaking view of the Imposing Volcano.The hotel's deluxe tropical architecture mirrors the beauty of Costa Rica's natural wonders and gives the opportunity to enjoy the best of the authentic Costa Rica hospitality.Its tropical grounds woven with rich gardens create the perfect setting to rest and enjoy nature. A large Jacuzzi with wet bar provides a place to rest after enjoying the various guided activities, including white water rafting, hiking, mountain biking, volcano treks, and hot springs.
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Radisson San Jose - Costa Rica

4 stars
3.7 / 5 15 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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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport

2 stars
4.2 / 5 31 reviews
San Jose hotel near the airport with free breakfast and a pool The Hampton Inn & Suites Airport-San Jose hotel sits just minutes from the international airport and downtown San Jose, making it a great option for visitors looking for a jumping-off point to explore the city and the country. With downtown San Jose located about 10 miles from the Hampton Inn & Suites Airport-San Jose, popular city center attractions like the National Museum are nearby. Complimentary amenities at the include breakfast buffet and in-room high-speed Internet. Highlights Airport adjacentOutdoor swimming pool, fitness centerFree 24-hour airport shuttleComplimentary On the House hot breakfastFree high-speed Internet access RoomsThe Hampton Inn & Suites Airport-San Jose offers 100 guestrooms and suites. Guest rooms have king-size beds or pairs of double beds, while suites feature king-size beds and living rooms with pullout sofas. Accommodations all feature clean bathrooms with WaterPik showerheads and curved shower rods, as well as work station and free high-speed Internet access. Other in-room amenities include lap desk, mini fridge, coffee-maker, iron and ironing board, and microwave. Features The clean, comfortable Hampton Inn & Suites Airport-San Jose boasts a great range of amenities and location that's ideal for guests looking to explore in and outside the city. The nearby highway offers access to downtown and the tropical countryside. The property features an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center, and guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet each morning with sausage patties, eggs, French toast sticks, coffee and more.   Business travelers can find free high-speed Internet access, as well as a business center with print, copy, fax services (fees apply), and event groups can reserve space in the hotel's on-site meeting rooms. Transportation Juan Santamaria International Airport (1.4 mi/2.2 km)Coca Cola Bus Station (9.8 mi/15.7 km)Free 24-hour airport shuttle Attractions Museum of Costa Rican Art (9.7 mi/15.6 km)Central Market (10.1 mi/16.2 km)Simon Bolivar Zoo (10.4 mi/16.8 km)National Theater (10.6 mi/17 km)National Museum (10.9 mi/17.6 km)La Paz Waterfall Gardens (20.7 mi/33.3 km) Business Business centerPrint, copy, fax services (fees apply)Meeting rooms for up to 50 guestsFree high-speed Internet access
Value Includes parking for up to 7 nights
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Flamingo Beach Resort and Spa

4 stars
4.0 / 5 97 reviews
Pool-view guestrooms and kitchenette suites on protected Flamingo Beach Situated on the northwest Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, north of Tamarindo, the Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa offers an enchanting escape on the pristine sands of Flamingo Beach-an ecologically important "blue-flag" beach. From the relaxing setting, guests can take adventure tours to the surrounding forests, enjoy water sports, and visit nearby national parks and local villages. The Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa has a swimming pool with swim-up bar, and offers convenient airport transfers (fees apply). Highlights Located directly on Flamingo BeachSwimming pool with swim-up barOn-site scuba diving centerAirport transfers available (fees apply)High-speed Internet access in guest rooms and public areas (fees apply) Rooms The Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa boasts 120 spacious guest rooms in a range of sizes and styles, including pool-view rooms, kitchenette-equipped studios, and sprawling suites with ocean views. Guest rooms have either a single king-size bed or set of double beds, and a private bathroom. In-room amenities include flat-screen TVs with satellite service, high-speed Internet access (fees apply), mini-bars (fees apply), safe boxes, air conditioning and coffee makers. Features The Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa features a wide range of amenities and activities from its oceanfront location. Guests can lounge by the outdoor pool, gamble in the casino, play tennis on lighted courts and exercise in the on-site fitness center. The full-service spa offers massages, and body and facial treatments. The on-site scuba center teaches dive classes and runs offshore charters.  The Arenas restaurant serves meals all day, and guests can sign up for an optional all-inclusive meal plan. The Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa can accommodate weddings and conference groups, with more than 4,000 square feet of event space. High-speed Internet access (fees apply) is available in guest rooms and the business center. Transportation Daniel Oduber International Aiport, Liberia (24.3 mi/38.9 km) Attractions Playa Grande Marine Turtle National Park (14 mi/22 km)Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (18.8 mi/30.1 km)Guaitil Village (42 mi/67.2 km)Rincon de la Vieja National Park (45.5 mi/72.8 km) Palo Verde National Park and Wildlife Refuge (59.9 mi/96.4 km) Business Business center with computers (fees apply)High-speed Internet access (fees apply)4,195 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space
Value FREE WIFI & FREE daily Activities Program
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Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort

3 stars
3.9 / 5 80 reviews
Comfortable oceanfront guest rooms, modern amenities on Tamarindo BeachThe Tamarindo Diria Beach and Golf Resort sits along a stretch of white sand in picturesque Tamarindo. As the town's first hotel, the Tamarindo Diria Beach and Golf Resort has offered lush oceanfront escapes for more than 30 years. Guests have easy access to Costa Rican beaches and inland tropical forests. Spread across 5 acres, the Tamarindo Diria Beach and Golf Resort boasts the biggest swimming pool in Tamarindo. In total, the resort has four swimming pools. Golfers can tee off at two nearby courses or practice at the hotel's private driving range while other vacationers have fun at Casino Diria on site. The resort also offers a private airport, meeting room, convention center and amphitheater. HighlightsLocated directly on Tamarindo BeachCasino DiriaFour swimming pools, five restaurants and four barsShopping center including National Bank - ATMPrivate AirportWireless Internet throughout the hotel RoomsThe Tamarindo Diria Beach and Golf Resort features 238 brightly colored rooms with ocean, pool or city views. Guest rooms have balconies or terraces overlooking the beach or the pool. All rooms are equipped with modern amenities like air conditioning, safe deposit boxes, cable TVs and national and international telephone services. FeaturesLocated on 5 acres of beautifully manicured, beachfront gardens, the Tamarindo Diria Beach and Golf Resort offers tennis courts, four swimming pools-including one for kids-and a hot tub. Golfers have access to two nearby, world-class courses, and an on-site private driving range offers lessons. Visitors receive a complimentary breakfast each morning. Five on-site restaurants serve mouth-watering local and international cuisines. For more on-site entertainment, tourists can enjoy the gambling opportunities at the slots and tables at in-house Casino Diria, watch shows at the amphitheater that can accommodate up to 300 guests or sip drinks from the four bars. The concierge desk can arrange tours for snorkeling, diving, surfing or sailing along the coast. Be sure to ask about hiking, horseback riding and zip-lining through the inland forests. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Corporate guests can find a business center with computer terminals, a small meeting rooms for 20 persons and a convention center for up to 150 participants. The souvenir shop is open from 8 AM - 4 PM. Transporation Daniel Oduber International Airport, Liberia (39.9 mi/63.9 km) Attractions Witch's Rock Surf Camp (0.4 mi/0.6 km)Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (9.2 mi/14.9 km)Playa Grande (11.3 mi/18.1 km)Diria National Park (29.8 mi/47.7 km)Ostional National Refuge (40 mi/64.3 km) Business Business center with computersAir-conditioned meeting spacesPresentation equipment available
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Fort Lauderdale San Jose Tue, May 5 - Wed, May 20 $266
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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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