Top 10 Long-Term Rentals In Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica - Updated 2024

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Costa Rica is a paradise for nature lovers. Surrounded by both Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, it is a one-of-a-kind and highly sought-after destination in Central America. The Caribbean region is known for its white and black beaches, lush vegetation, and vibrant coral reefs. The unique Afro-Caribbean culture just makes the experience of traveling in this region richer with its wide variety of traditional cuisine and soulful reggae music. Puerto Viejo is one such destination in the Caribbean region that offers you an experience filled with adventure and nature-based activities that you should not miss. Top attractions include Cahuita National Park, Punta Uva, and Pacuare River. A short vacation in this beach town would not suffice. Scroll down to discover some of the best long-term rentals in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, which will help you plan your dream vacation to this paradise.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and long-term stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 15, 2024.

1. Newly built bungalow amidst the jungle (from USD 129)

This newly constructed one-bedroom bungalow is ideal for couples or solo travelers. The lush greenery surrounding the rental is impressive and manages to strike a perfect balance of peace amidst the city vibe. To make your stay at this property comfortable, you will have access to a kitchen to make some homemade food, free Wi-Fi to stay connected with your loved ones back home, and a pool to cool off on hot days.

A monthly discount is up for grabs if you book your stay at this bungalow for a month or longer.

Stayed at this property?
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limón, Costa Rica
13.44 km (8.4 mi) from Parque Nacional Cahuita
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
the location of this bungalow to playa chiquita and the sweetest restaurants and shops is fantastic
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2. Casa Zorro Guest House (from USD 158)

This spacious guest house has two bedrooms and can easily accommodate up to six guests. Every bedroom has a private bathroom. On hotter days, the spacious living room is ideal for relaxing while watching TV or reading. The kitchen is fully stocked and you are free to use the washer and dryer during your stay. The verandah is where you will find yourself spending most of your time, watching the local flora and fauna.

Complimentary services include housekeeping and Wi-Fi. Book your stay for a minimum of 28 nights to avail a monthly discount.

Stayed at this property?
Puerto Viejo, Talamanca, Costa Rica
13.05 km (8.2 mi) from Parque Nacional Cahuita
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

3. Casa Badawi (from USD 90)

This one-bedroom house is ideal for solo travelers or couples seeking a Caribbean-style wooden house. It is equipped with modern amenities such as a washer, a functional kitchen, a TV with Netflix, and free Wi-Fi. Additionally, it has a fully fenced backyard and a patio to enjoy the outdoors in the comfort of your own private space.

There is an attractive discount on monthly accommodation bookings.

Stayed at this property?
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Talamanca, Costa Rica
13.2 km (8.3 mi) from Parque Nacional Cahuita
189 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
the airbnb was very clean and had everything you could ever need to live comfortable in the caribbean
the home was beautiful and clean just as advertised
great little spot right in town had a welcome fruit platter kitchen to use comfy bed and clean
paco and his partner are great hosts who made us feel at home
paco was so kind and attentive
everything was just perfect and paca was a very friendly host
he also was extremely responsive to any concerns we had and was very knowledgeable about puerto viejo
he is a very pleasant and kind person and we very much enjoyed his presence
a lovely spot close but tucked away from the hustle & bustle of downtown puerto viejo
great location to stay with bikes or by walking
quiet location and a great kitchen to cook
amazing place close to the centre of puerto viejo and the beach
you’re a short walk from the centre of puerto viejo but well away from any noise or crowds
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4. Kalawala (from USD 80)

You will appreciate the meticulously organized space in this two-bedroom apartment, which is furnished with modern amenities and has wooden interiors that add a rustic touch. The house provides the essentials for a long-term stay, including a full kitchen, a TV with standard cable, cleaning services, and free Wi-Fi access.

You will never get tired of lounging on the hammock and the balcony. In addition, it is a pet-friendly property, so don’t hesitate to travel with your fur babies. You will be further delighted to know that the host offers attractive monthly discounts for extended long-term stays.

Stayed at this property?
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limon, Costa Rica
12.98 km (8.1 mi) from Parque Nacional Cahuita
314 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning was also super clutch
the bakery below served great food and the air conditioning in the airbnb was great to have
air conditioning is great and they offer laundry service
the apartment was clean and well furnished
this place is very nice and clean true to the pictures in the ad
airbnb was clean and had working ac
the bathroom and bedrooms were clean and looked just like the photos
this is really a special place extremely clean safe and has an awesome bathroom with a great shower
hosts were responsive to all our questions
the hosts are very responsive to any questions or needs you have while staying there
additionally the host and his family are extremely helpful kind and communicative
friendly reception and good communication
tommaso was very responsive and helpful
the location was perfect
the best location in puerto viejo walk right out the door and you’re in the middle of town
great location and smooth check-in
amazing location to still be able to walk if you don’t want to rent a bike
walkable to great restaurants beaches and stores
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5. Tinoski Lodge (from USD 150)

This two-level house with five bedrooms is perfect for families and large groups. It comes with modern amenities that will make your stay comfortable. A washer and a dryer are provided to keep your clothes clean. If you are in the mood to be the cook for the day, there’s a functional kitchen with essentials. Additionally, there is a bar counter to practice your mixology skills. The balcony around the house makes it airy and sunny throughout the day.

The nearest beach is just a few steps away from the property. If you are interested in staying here for an extended period, the host provides generous monthly discounts.

Stayed at this property?
Puerto Viejo, Talamanca, Costa Rica
12.74 km (8.0 mi) from Parque Nacional Cahuita
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning is nice and cold and the hot water is a great comfort
the property manager made it so easy for us the air conditioning was great
tinoski lodge felt safe and secure and was clean and spacious
dave our host was gracious and informative
the host david was so accommodating and very easy to reach
david was friendly and helpful and always responsive
alis and the property manager were very responsive and easy to work with
the onsite house manager (david) was very helpful
the location is great and the house is well taken care of
beautiful home quiet neighborhood to retreat to after a good day at the beautiful beaches so close by
it is also a nice walk if you don’t have a car
this neighborhood is quiet sweet and safe and it seems people are watching out for each other
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6. Casa Serena (from USD 105)

If you like to experiment in the kitchen, dishing out delicious food for the family, you will love every minute of your stay here. The farm on this property will give you access to fresh produce, including vegetables, fruits, and herbs in the backyard. It has two bedrooms and a spacious terrace to enjoy your time relaxing outdoors. Book it for a month or more, and you can obtain a discount on accommodation costs.

Just a few steps from the beach, it’s an ideal location to enjoy the Caribbean breeze. During your stay at this farmhouse, you will have access to other amenities, such as a washer and dryer unit, a travel cot if you are traveling with kids, complimentary Wi-Fi, and free parking space on the premises.

Stayed at this property?
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limon, Costa Rica
12.91 km (8.1 mi) from Parque Nacional Cahuita
238 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the open air living room/dining room was so comfortable and spacious
the lounge space was super comfortable and surrounded by nature
our bodies acclimated quickly to the temperature and sleeping was very comfortable
nets over the double beds was a nice touch
we brought two friends and there was plenty of room for all of us
very clean and extremely safe
bathrooms were clean and had towels and toilet paper
very clean spacious beautiful layout
beautiful garden and clean rooms
the house was spotless clean when we arrived it is stocked with everything you could need
jason was an excellent host
genny and jason were wonderful hosts
genny and jason are awesome host
jason is a great host very responsive and he'll even do your laundry for a few buckeroos
all i expected and more genny & jason are the perfect hosts
amazing place located right next to town
great location where you can walk/ride/drive to town and the beach easily
close to the black beach right in the heart of nightlife yet super secluded
easy to get to from puerto viejo central
this is the ideal place to stay in puerto viejo
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7. Centrally located modern apartment in downtown Puerto Viejo (from USD 100)

The ideal location of this rental place makes it an instant hit with travelers. This two-bedroom apartment with a bright yellow exterior is both eye-catching and comfortable on the inside. The best feature of the house is the terrace, where you can enjoy your coffee and drinks while enjoying the views. Too hot and sunny outside for your liking? Relax inside with the air conditioning, while you entertain yourself watching TV.

Be the cook for the day and dish out some home-cooked food in the fully equipped kitchen. Book your stay for a minimum of 28 nights and enjoy the monthly discount.

Stayed at this property?
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limón Province, Costa Rica
13.14 km (8.2 mi) from Parque Nacional Cahuita
29 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
they even come to clean it weekly included in price
loved our stay here the hosts were so helpful kind and easy to communicate with
more than anything the host made our stay extra special
the host went out of her way to ensure our checkout/trip to panama is seamless
the place is clean safe quiet and the owner is super helpful and nice
great location just a 4 minute walk to the beach
good location in puerto viejo
the apartment was nice and well kept and the location couldn't have been more convenient
great location to one of the coolest towns in the world
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8. Rustic house amidst the luscious jungle (from USD 75)

With the sound of birds chirping from the luscious green jungle surrounding the property, this place will transport you to the lap of nature. The rustic-style house comes with two bedrooms and can accommodate up to four guests. The vast open space on the property is ideal for relaxing in the hammock while reading a book and listening to the waves from the nearby beach.

Keeping in mind the needs of long-term travelers, it comes with a fully functional kitchen and complimentary Wi-Fi. There is also a monthly discount that the hosts offer for a booking of a minimum of 28 nights.

Stayed at this property?
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limón, Costa Rica
13.29 km (8.3 mi) from Parque Nacional Cahuita
72 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is very good as well
this is not a luxury space but it is comfortable and a fun experience
really glad there was a mosquito net on the bed
the house was very clean and we had everything we needed
thais was a great host
the host thais is very friendly and very helpful
you are really a super host
thais is very fast in responding and was very helpful
great host she helped with all we needed
great place great location everything you need is there
this place is amazing perfect location as well
super quiet yet a quick walk to town and the beach
the place is at a walking distance from the centre actually very good
perfect place to relax and enjoy the caribe close to everything and very cozy
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9. Spacious pet-friendly cabin with backyard (from USD 250)

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle, this spacious rental is ideal for families. It comes with four separate cabins with ensuite bathrooms, giving you the privacy you need even if you are traveling with a large group. The family cabin also includes a fully equipped kitchen with appliances such as a refrigerator, oven, coffee maker, and toaster. Keeping in mind the comfort of long-term travelers, there are complimentary laundry amenities and high-speed Wi-Fi.

You also have access to the patio, which features an outdoor kitchen area with a BBQ grill and dining space. Your fur babies will equally love this place with a spacious backyard garden to run around in and play.

So what are you waiting for? Book this rental and avail yourself of the monthly discounts for your long-term stay.

Stayed at this property?
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limón Province, Costa Rica
13.07 km (8.2 mi) from Parque Nacional Cahuita
62 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 12 Beds 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
best of all private and with a nice size pool bbq and strong wifi your stay is perfect
they enjoyed the amenities the pool and the privacy of the place
the rooms were all spacious and very clean
hector was an amazing host he is kind thoughtful and super responsive
hector family the hosts were awesome
great facilities and everything worked perfectly with a really helpful host
hector is a great host his house was just perfect for my group
good communication and very nice host
great location close to everything
excellent location and property
the location is also great right in town but away from all the noise
a great place only a short walk away from the town centre
nice location near to the centre and all the restaurants and bars
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10. Minimalist apartment with a patio and garden (from USD 86)

This one-bedroom rental unit is surrounded by lush green vegetation. It has a full kitchen overlooking the garden patio and laundry amenities, something that is ideal for long-term renters. If you need to work while on vacation, there is a dedicated workspace and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. The property’s proximity to shops and restaurants makes it a convenient choice for a comfortable stay.

In addition, the host offers generous monthly discounts on long-term bookings.

Stayed at this property?
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limón, Costa Rica
12.97 km (8.1 mi) from Parque Nacional Cahuita
42 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wi-fi for working
wifi was strong and was able to work from home
great apartment perfect to work remote - we stayed for a month and had no issues with wifi etc
the host is delightful and helpful
anielka was a gracious host
great location felt secure and close to everything
it is close to amazing beaches and restaurants
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Stay longer to experience the beauty of Puerto Viejo

If you plan to visit Puerto Viejo, take your time as you soak in the natural beauty of this place. Go ahead and make your visit a memorable one by renting one of the above recommendations to enjoy the unmissable offers on long-term stays.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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