22 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Costa Rica - Updated 2024

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If you’re looking for the perfect nature holiday, Costa Rica is the place to be. It offers something for everyone - be you a thrill-seeker or are just stressed out and in need of a quiet getaway. You can visit the stunning Fortuna Waterfall, breathtaking Manuel Antonio Beach and the majestic Arenal Volcano while in the country. There are many places to visit in Costa Rica. Adventurers will be happy to explore and hike through trails of lush forests of Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve. Be sure to visit the capital city of San José and learn about the country’s wildlife and culture at the National Museum of Costa Rica. The beautiful coastal town of Jaco boasts an observation deck at El Miro and the beautiful Jaco Beach.

We’ve selected the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Costa Rica for you to have your best holiday yet. Scroll down to know more.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 13, 2024.

1. Spacious cabin with a private hot tub, La Fortuna (from USD 144)

Are you planning a stay in La Fortuna with your special person? Then, make this spacious cabin your home away from home for a memorable time. Wake up to beautiful lake views each morning and admire it while sipping your coffee on the balcony. Hungry? Whip up a delicious meal in the kitchenette and relish it on the breakfast bar.

You can relish long soaks in the hot tub and soothe your muscles. In the evening, fire up the grill and enjoy a cookout under the starry sky!

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La fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
64.91 km (40.4 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
90 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

2. Expansive home with ocean views, Del Coco Beach (from USD 154)

Located atop a mountain, this rental offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and Del Coco Beach from its spacious patio where you can unwind with your companions. Beach towels and chairs are provided here. Upon returning, showcase your culinary talents in the full kitchen and enjoy your meals on the six-seater dining table.

The best part is the infinity pool where you can take relaxing swims while admiring the views. Bask under the sun and get tanned on the pool loungers, or barbecue some meat using the grill. Although guests do not have access to the garage, the rental comes with parking space for three vehicles.

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Del Coco Beach, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
156.71 km (97.4 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
243 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and view are awesome
the view from the patio/pool is breathtaking
we would sit in the pool and admire the views for hours at a time
the view from the infinity pool was amazing
beautiful scenic view from pool patio area
the outdoor shower (very warm water) - was great to clean up after the sandy windy beaches
place was clean spacious and secure
the space was clean comfortable and private
everything was extremely clean
house was spot in clean
she is sooo nice and helpful
the host jeannyna very kind and helpful
the host was so nice upon arrival
she really is the best host with quick responses and great local tips
our host was friendly informative and quick to respond when we had any questions
the house and the location is great
the location is great not too far from downtown coco and right near a couple supermarkets
very private and secure location
location location location friendly and attentive hostess
her location is also super convenient as she is close to many restaurants shops and the beach
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Monthly discount: 40% off

3. Vista Suite, Alajuela (from USD 104)

Book a stay in this rental in a central location surrounded by nature and breathtaking views. This loft offers uninterrupted vistas of faraway mountains and lush gardens.

Located around 35 minutes away from Juan Santamaría International Airport, this property features one bedroom with modern interiors and comfortable furnishings. Choose a book from the available collection and read it peacefully on the patio or shared garden. You can even visit the nearby river, just a short walk away, to calm your mind and soul. Parking and Wi-Fi are complimentary here.

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Alajuela, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
27.21 km (17.0 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
364 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

4. Stunning home with ocean view, Puntarenas (from USD 95)

Stunning Ocean View Terrace
Source: Airbnb

Looking for the best Airbnb in Costa Rica where you can have your own private piece of paradise? Well, look no further! This stunning ocean-view terrace offers weary travellers in need of a restful weekend their very own sanctuary nestled among trees and foliage. The three-bedroom complex overlooks Playa St Teresa and Suck Rock, and is an approximately 10-15 minute walk to the beach. However, the privacy is well worth the distance.

During your stay, whip up a delicious meal in the compact kitchen and enjoy alfresco dining with your family.

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Playa Santa Teresa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
94.04 km (58.5 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
273 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was great for hosting dinner on the patio with the unforgettable view
the beds are fine and the view is amazing
the beds were super comfy open air living space while bedrooms were closed off and protected from bugs
be sure to keep fan on at night
the property is as described and comfortable
everything was very clean and communication was clear and responsive
the apartment was very neat and clean and everything worked as it should
cozy bed super clean highly recommended thanks youbi
and the indoors of the house are clean and serve the purpose very well
the house was clean and youbi’s hospitality was awesome
the host was very helpful with local info and recommendations for local activities
lovely man and very hospitable
oliver and megan downstairs were very helpful and friendly
very friendly kind and accommodating host
very friendly and helpful hosts
absolutely stunning location and a lovely place
we thought the location was fantastic
great spot located in santa teresa close to lots of restaurants and shops
this place is great for a secluded stay near a bustling beach town
great space in a great location
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5. Hobbit Cob Cottage, Liberia (from USD 80)

This tranquil getaway amid the beautiful dry tropical forest of Guanacaste, at an elevation of 1,300 feet (396.24 meters), provides a serene respite from the hectic pace of daily life. Upon setting foot onto the deck and patio, one is immediately entranced by the stunning vistas before them. The property offers a delectable breakfast to kickstart your day positively.

WiFi access is available here, allowing individuals to remain connected with their loved ones or complete work tasks if necessary. The wood-burning grill is highly recommended for those seeking an enjoyable gastronomic adventure. After a long day of exploring, guests can relax in the communal hot tub to alleviate muscle tension.

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Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
119.06 km (74.0 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
466 reviews   Wifi Available
Earthen home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious comfortable bed fabulous view everything we needed
the view is wonderful and the breakfast is great
i adored having dinner and breakfast with them
this was a great place to stay on our last night in costa rica secluded relaxing and comfortable
william also makes great breakfasts
this little cottage was beautiful it was very clean fresh towels and homemade soap too
the room is clean stylish comfortable and thoughtfully arranged
the cottage is clean spacious and well designed/decorated
the bed is comfortable everything is very clean and the cottage is spacious and comfortable
angie & william are remarkable hosts the place is magnificent very clean and has a superb view
overall very peaceful place and kind hospitality
excellent place with friendly helpful hosts
the hosts are incredible and have the best energy
great hosts and a unique airbnb experience
very nice place with amazing hosts
the house is close to many of cr attractions
also close to lots of fun things like zip lining and the hot springs
plus their property is nice to walk around and their dogs are a blast to play with
the place was very cute and in a somewhat secluded location next to williams house
we can highly recommend this location and hope to be back soon
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6. Serene abode near a waterfall, Limon (from USD 70)

Experience the serenity of nature as you uncover the splendor that lies in store for you at this property, situated a mere two-minute stroll from trails that guide you to a stunning waterfall and pristine swimming hole. The property features a 32-inch HDTV equipped with Netflix, allowing guests to relax and enjoy their preferred TV series following a day of exploration.

Enjoy seamless connectivity with the complimentary WiFi service, allowing you to share your stunning photos online effortlessly. This charming home prioritizes convenience by providing guests with complimentary driveway parking for up to four vehicles. This lovely retreat is also perfect for pet owners who want to enjoy a peaceful morning with their coffee while soaking up the warm sun rays on the balcony or patio.

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Jiménez, Limón, Costa Rica
71.63 km (44.6 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
254 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
your bathroom sink is very cool
there are three beds comfortable pillows and even boards games and cards
the rock sink by the bathroom is so cool
space was clean and safe
the cabin was gorgeous very safe clean
eduardo was a perfect host
eduardo definitely lives up to the name 'super host'
eduardo was also super helpful for any questions and information
eduardo was also extremely communicative and a great host
beautiful place and wonderful host
also close to a park where enjoyed zip lining
awesome stay perfect location for wildlife spoting
great location for travel coast to coast
what a cute place eduardo’s house is very secluded and quaint
great affordable and rustic stay in a beautiful location right on a pond and lovely waterfall
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7. Simple cottage with mountain view, San José (from USD 70)

Back to Basics, Chirripo Valley
Source: Airbnb

Casita del Sol, a cozy chalet located 1.3 km (4265 feet) above sea level, consists of a warm lounge with a fireplace to boot, a private garden, a kitchen and two double rooms that can accommodate up to four guests. There are a myriad of activities to choose from in Chirripo Valley.

If you’re a thrill seeker who loves heights, hiking and trekking at 3.8 km (12467 feet) or paragliding, this may appeal to you. However, if you’re looking for something more laid back, bathe in rivers or visit farm producers of exquisite cheese. This is truly one of the best Airbnbs in Costa Rica that you can find.

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Chimirol, San Jose, Costa Rica
102.26 km (63.6 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
223 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage itself is a handmade delight and the kitchen is fully equipped
beautiful seperate home in nature with own kitcken and two double bedrooms and a nice bathroom
the front patio has an amazing view and is great for breakfast dinner and anytime in between
the hot water was well appreciated and best wifi we experienced on our trip
very comfortable place to stay with a top-notch view from the front porch
every thing was very clean and as advertised
very clean and really everything is there
the lodging impeccably built clean extremely well appointed
the place was clean and had everything we needed
the cabins are beautiful clean and well appointed
the hosts were so helpful and amazing to chat with
swin and family are wonderful hosts and quickly respond to any requests or questions
the hosts are very kind
she was helpful prior to and during our trip with answering any questions and giving recommendations
swin is a wonderful host
lovely location flowers & birds were beautiful
it was the perfect location to explore the surrounding area
into the wild beautiful location and superbly renovated place
where do i begin? the location absolutely stunning
amazing secluded location in the mountains with opportunities to hike from the house and see wildlife
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8. Casa Marina, Guanacaste Province (from USD 250)

Casa Marina, Playa Grande
Source: Airbnb

With its own kitchen facility, double bedroom, swimming pool and barbeque area, Casa Marina is an ideal space for couples looking for a quiet natural experience. The safe and secluded neighbourhood also has a few restaurants within walking distance of the home. Just a 5-minute walk away lies a 4 km (2.5 miles) beach, where you can enjoy the best surf spots and even see giant Leatherback turtles laying their eggs!

Sailing, scuba diving and sport fishing are among the activities available to adventurous guests.

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Playa Grande, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
163.89 km (101.9 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
128 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is very clean neatly organized with a basic kitchen corner ac and decent size bathroom
the shower kept going from hot to cold but it wasn't too bad it was do-able
the room was just like the photo
the shower was wonderful (both indoor and outdoor)
we also enjoyed cooking in the quaint kitchen to save a little money
exceptionally clean and comfortable
its clean and peaceful
very clean well-maintained rental with a whole lot of charm
tastefully decorated clean comfortable
affordable clean and friendly
marina was a great host
marina was a lovely host with good advice and a pleasant attitude
i would recommend getting directions from the host beforehand
marina is a great host and knowledgeable about the area
marina was a great host and extremely helpful
great location close to the ocean
the location is quiet and it is a short walk to the beautiful and not so crowded beach
amazing location very peaceful close access to the beach at 5 minutes walk
location is short walk to beach and good base for day trips
everything was fabulous so close to the beach
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9. Vibrant studio apartment with a dedicated workspace, Puntarenas (from USD 43)

Bird Watching Quepo
Source: Airbnb

Live amongst thriving fauna and flora in this inexpensive apartment complete with a double bedroom, bathroom and kitchen. This Airbnb in Costa Rica, which accommodates three guests, is fitting for nature lovers and bird watchers alike. Just 50 yards off the property and you’ll find yourself along the main road, while Downtown Quepos is just a 5-minute drive away.

A workspace and Wi-Fi connection is available here, allowing you to work remotely during your trip. After a long day, unwind in the private garden or balcony and admire the lush greenery.

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Quepos Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
65.08 km (40.5 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
359 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was very spacious and it had a great view off the back porch
waking up naturally to the beautiful view from the bed somehow added hours to the day
he includes delicious fruits and snacks and coffee in the apartment
lots of fans to keep you cool
it is awesome you'll love it especially if you are a fan of monkeys
the place was really clean and quiet
the apartment was clean and well kept
the house is small but clean tidy and comfortable
the apartment is clean and well ventilated with fans
the appartment was clean and well equiped
the owner is a great host
thierry is a great host
thierry was an amazing host
thierry is a superb host
thierry was a fantastic host
the location is great
the location is by far the best
manuel antonio park was an easy 15-20 min drive away
cheap easy bus from san jose
once you walk onto the property you will realize you made the right decision like i did
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10. Quaint cottage with a shared pool, Montezuma (from USD 90)

Colibri Cabin, Montezuma Heights
Source: Airbnb

Fall asleep to the sound of the waves in this tree house-inspired cabin complete with a double bed loft and a balcony overlooking a cliff. Constructed from native antique woods, this hidden gem has been lovingly furnished and boasts a bird’s eye view of the ocean. You’ll love watching romantic sunsets with your loved one in the infinity pool or having a refreshing bath in the outdoor shower. This Costa Rica vacation rental accommodates three guests.

Thanks to the paid washer, you can pack light for the trip.

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Montezuma, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
84.66 km (52.7 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
417 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views from the balcony and fun outdoor shower
we enjoyed breakfast on the balcony every morning
enjoyed the outdoor shower and open sleeping space
the pool and balcony provide great views of the ocean and surrounding forest
i loved that the shower was outside and the views were absolutely spectacular
wonderful to come back to clean sheets and swept floor
the cabin was really clean and very weil equipped
the place is clean and beautiful the outdoor shower was amazing santiago was a pleasure and very helpful
the cabin was clean and welcoming the perfect size for 2
the home was clean and had a very nice view
peter and rocio were excellent hosts and responded quickly to every message we sent
easily the most gracious hosts we've ever had
thank you peter and rico for being absolutely fantastic hosts
great spot great hosts
amazing hosts warm welcome and goodbye
it was perfect location for the 2 of us
montezuma falls are also very close highly recommend
the place is gorgeous you will need transportation to get to and from town
amazing place its literally a piece of heaven on earth
what a fantastic place to stay
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11. Serene home amidst greenery, Quepos (from USD 95)

Tree House, Manuel Antonio
Source: Airbnb

Be one with nature with this charming tree house located amongst a myriad of birds, monkeys, sloths and iguanas. This unique Airbnb in Costa Rica features a kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and balcony with a hammock facing the tranquil jungle. Relax in your private pool as you bird-watch or let your hosts help you arrange ATV, white water rafting and waterfall rappelling tours. If you want to opt for a more relaxing route, check out the dolphin- and whale-watching activities.

Guests driving here will appreciate that a parking spot is available here.

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Quepos, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
66.56 km (41.4 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
645 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just don’t reset the wifi haha
the pool is nice and cool and the views are great
it was also nice having a kitchen area with a plethora of amenities
thomas was so kind enough to provide an extra fan for the evenings due to the heat
the tree house is beautiful cozy charming and romantic
the space is pretty intimate but clean and well stocked
this place was so cool it was gorgeous clean and stylish
tomas is an amazing host
thomas was very responsive and knowledgeable
thank you thomas and lili for being such great hosts and being informative and quick to respond
lili and thomas are the best hosts
a great spot great accommodating hosts and a unique experience
the location of the treehouse is excellent
plus you really cannot beat the affordability of this place and the joy it brings
a huge break from stressful life in a purely natural place
great stay in a very unique place
perfect place to commune with nature
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12. Hidden Jungle Beach House, Costa Rica (from USD 30)

Hidden Jungle Beach House
Source: Airbnb

Solo explorers listen up! This hidden jungle Costa Rica Airbnb on the beach, featuring snug and comfortable rooms, might just be the accommodation for you. You will live with your hospitable and helpful host in this three-leveled typical Caribbean style house.

What’s more, a 3-minute walk will take you to the gorgeous beach of Playa Negra, while a 5-minute stroll will bring you to the charming Puerto Viejo. Soak up its friendly and relaxed vibes as you retreat into this beach house on your holiday.

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Costa Rica
181.37 km (112.7 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
219 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's definitely cozy i loved all the myriad places to sit including the open-air kitchen
if you are looking for a quiet relaxing and comfortable nook- i can't recommend lisa's place enough
two big towels provided free coffee and water nice bathroom and shower
the house and rooms are as described all was fitting the cool caribbean vibe
the rooms are comfortable and have nice fans to keep you cool at night
the shower was big and clean the kitchen area was clean and well-stocked
hjbh is clean and quiet
lisa keeps the house well organized and very clean (no small feat in the jungle)
had a wonderful time very clean and quiet
the rooms were charmingly decorated and the house was very clean
the hosts were helpful
amy is a super host
they were both very friendly
amy was an absolutely wonderful host
she was made for this full of life and thoroughly enjoying being a host
the location was good
the location is just so fantastic
lovely location nice and secure
perfect location for some relaxing whilst also being walking distance from the activity in puerto viejo
the house is a great location near playa negra
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13. Charming rental for yoga enthusiasts and surfer, Marbella (from USD 60)

The Perfect Yoga and Surf Vacation
Source: Airbnb

A home away from home, your hosts will ensure you have the perfect yoga and surf vacation. The casita is a colourful and lively property surrounded by lush greenery. You may even receive the occasional monkey visitor! Moreover, your wonderful hosts offer yoga lessons at the yoga shala and surf lessons on the stunning nearby beach of Marbella. You’ll love this peaceful and tranquil experience so much that you’ll want to come back for more.

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Marbella, Santa Cruz,, Costa Rica
152.43 km (94.8 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
82 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outside patio included a dining table and hammock for hanging out and relaxing
the photos of the casita are accurate - its a cozy studio with a great hammock outside
this is a very cosy place with everything you need for a comfortable stay
it was clean and comfy and had everything we needed
the casita is very clean with everything you need
the yoga studio with silks is beautiful and the house in cute and clean
we stayed in both spots and they were equally neat clean and homey
the property is simply the best: clean comfortable and in a perfect location
the host are really kind and welcoming
they are the most gracious hosts
they were wonderful hosts extremely down to earth and very helpful
yoav was a gracious and welcoming host
the hosts are lovely and we actually wanted to stay forever
the location is perfect
the location is very relaxing and beautiful
a great guy offering a great place
fantastic quiet and secluded location with wildlife in abundance at your doorstep
i highly recommend the casita for its privacy amazing location and general comfort
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14. Beautiful ocean view villa with infinity pool, Puntarenas (from USD 225)

This villa is located in Puntarenas, between the Liberia and San Jose airports. There are 26 villas under good management in the complex. Access via the scenic Highway 21, which is paved, is recommended. Your villa is private and overlooks the ocean and the rainforest. The pool is partially private. It is recommended you hire a vehicle to explore the other towns in the area.

Inside the home, you will find a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. Additionally, the unit sleeps up to four guests, has two bedrooms, and two-and-a-half bathrooms. There is a gazebo with a barbeque for you to enjoy. For your entertainment, there is a TV and surround sound with a good speaker system. The home is cooled with fans and also comes with air-conditioning.

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica
62.77 km (39.1 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
222 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the spectacular view fantastic pool and deck area and all the amenities that we needed
the view is so soothing and the tree over the pool bloomed for us for two days
nature is everywhere and breezes were perfect by the pool
the backyard area pool and view are wonderful
a great villa with a beautiful view and a private pool
this place is beautiful and really clean
very clean safe and you can’t beat the view
the view is gorgeous the house is clean it is pretty much paradise
the staff was super helpful
raj is a great host who communicates quickly and clearly
raj was a good communicator and the local hosts and managers were responsive and welcoming
the staff at roma del mar are super helpful in planning our trip to cr
staff at roma del mar are very responsive to any of your needs
raj’s place is in a beautiful remote location
my husband & i absolutely loved the location of this house
it is immaculate and the perfect location to get away from it all
great central location for us we drove to montezuma playa samara monteverde and visited tortuga island
the house is a gorgeous location looking at the gulf of nicoya
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15. Castillo de Suenos, El Castillo

Castillo de Suenos
Source: Airbnb

Newly renovated and tastefully furnished, Castillo de Suenos offers guests a breathtaking view of the surrounding volcanos, waterfalls and lush greenery, making it one of the coolest Airbnbs in Costa Rica. Featuring two bedrooms and bathrooms, kitchen, dining area, balcony and a sprawling garden, this apartment is ideal for families of four. Adventurous travellers will be happy to know that horseback riding, hiking and zip-lining tours can be arranged.

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El Castillo, Alajuela, Costa Rica
63.92 km (39.8 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
233 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the bathroom tub looks 10 times better in person
awesome place to rest and enjoy the view all kind of kitchen tools
the beds were super comfy and great pillows
the bathtub and shower was an added bonus because of the view
the space was huge and we had more than enough room for the 4 of us
the house is very spacious and spotless clean with beautiful surroundings
the place was sparkling clean and very stylish
the house is beautiful clean quiet etc
it’s so roomy and clean and well appointed
the house was very clean and it had everything we needed the beds were comfortable
our hosts were gracious and responded quickly to our questions and requests
moreover tomas proved to be a helpful host
thank you so much for hosting us in your lovely home
thank you for being such a good host
tomas was great host fast responses to questions and clear check in instructions
wonderful place very close to the airport
and the restaurants within walking distance are fantastic
we wanted to be close to la fortuna but away from the traffic of the attractions
if you are ever near san jose i definitely recommend this place
great location and home if you like being off the beaten path
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16. Studio apartment with TV and internet access - #404, San José

This studio, in downtown San Jose, is ideal for a couple or a single traveler. It comes with its own bathroom and the studio is one of twelve within the condominium. Breakfast comes with accommodation and it is on the fourth floor of the building, but has elevator access. The cozy space also comes with a kitchenette, where you can prepare your own meals. The sleeping arrangements include a full-sized bunk bed and a couch that could accommodate a child.

A dining table is provided, so you can eat in comfort. A television is also provided, as is access to the internet. You are in the center of the city, so night sounds may disturb you, but that is made up for by the fact that you can walk almost everywhere. If you wish to go further, there is a bus stop on the same street. The nearby market has some shops and restaurants.

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San José, Costa Rica
33.15 km (20.6 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
345 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my daughter also loved sleeping on the bunk bed with silky sheets
wifi and cable worked great and the kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals
continental breakfast consistent in juice coffee cookies and a variety of teas for your comfort
the pullout couch/futon could be a little more comfortable this place is actually best for just 1 guest
it also felt very secure with three locks total (building lock floor lock room lock)
very clean and convenient
clean and secure
the place was clean and comfy
very clean and secure building
clean place and nice kitchen + bathroom just what you need
marie was attentive and responsible
marie responds quickly to questions and is a wonderful host
she is a great host with a swift response - highly recommended
she was also most helpful when i had questions about getting around
marie is an awesome host and apartment #404 is adorable and homey
location is super central
great location in the middle of san jose
great location and super cute
the location was great all the hot spots in walking distance
i love the apartment the location is close to everything
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17. The Rancho at Cielo Vanilla, Atenas

The Rancho at Cielo Vanilla, Atenas
Source: Airbnb

You’ll be hard pressed to find another accommodation like this unique tropical style hardwood home. Marvel at lush greenery surrounding the living room area or take a bath in the one-of-a-kind log bathtub. Built over a tranquil man made lake surrounded by leafy fruit trees, The Rancho offers an authentic Costa Rican tropical getaway. Do note that children under the age of 12 are not allowed on the property.

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Atenas, Alajuuela, Costa Rica
3.61 km (2.3 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas
262 reviews  
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
jean's place was stunning comfortable open-air glamp-like stay with lots of stars out at night
second for sure be comfortable with nature if you are staying here
they gave us some nice suggestions for breakfast (and we really loved it there)
looks just like the picture it is clean and well maintained
al's place was absolutely gorgeous and clean
the place was clean and had everything we needed - would definitely return
very clean kind hosts and close to the airport
jean was a phenomenal host and the tree house is incredibly beautiful and was amazingly clean
they were the best host throughout our week vacation
the hosts were really friendly and helpful
great hosts super helpful
haha the hosts are very nice
detailed directions and very responsive
perfect location for some peace and quiet
this place is a piece of paradise 30 minutes from the airport
this is such a special place and only about 45 min from the airport
great location to easily access the airport (although we were so sad to leave )
jean’s place is a must see wish we could have stayed longer
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18. Casa María Aeropuerto B&B, Alajuela (from USD 85)

Casa María Aeropuerto B&B
Source: Booking.com

From 64 USD/night for 2 guests, cash-only

Hotels need not be pricey affairs. Just a 5 minutes ride away from the Juan Santamaría International Airport, the B&B is perfect for a first night in Costa Rica before one heads off to explore the region, or a place to rest before ending your journey. Tasteful paintings adorn the room, with a homey, laid back atmosphere that is carried out into the outdoor dining area. Do check out the ‘secret garden’ restaurant right next door.

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Casa María Aeropuerto B&B

Wifi Available

Address: Calle La Empacadora 300 norte del SuperSantiago, Río Segundo, 20109 Alajuela, Costa Rica
21.29 km (13.3 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Games room Free parking Internet services

19. Arenal Manoa Resort & Hot Springs, La Fortuna (from USD 203)

Arenal Manoa & Hot Springs
Source: Booking.com

From 100 USD/night for 2 guests

Stay in comfort with this beautiful hotel with modern décor, air conditioning, a desk, a safety box and satellite TV. Wake up to a spectacular view before heading off to a spa treatment to remove any vestige of stress. Just a 10-minute drive away from the Arenal Volcano, you can choose to explore the area or arrange for tours to the Manoa Farm and Venado Caves, rafting in the Toro River and hiking. A buffet breakfast is included, and there are multiple restaurants to choose from should you be in for lunch or dinner.

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Arenal Manoa Resort & Hot Springs

Wifi Available

Address: La Fortuna San Carlos
66.73 km (41.5 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace

20. Hotel Secreto La Fortuna, La Fortuna (from USD 96)

Hotel Secreto La Fortuna
Source: Booking.com

From 55.68 USD/night for 2 guests

Stay close to the action with Hotel Secreto La Fortuna. Within walking distance of the town, the place is far enough for the main roads that you will be able to get a peaceful night’s rest. With a colorful decor, the rooms will certainly keep your mood up while you stay there. Feel free to approach the hosts if you require any bookings done, they may even be able to offer discounts. A delicious breakfast is included, ensuring a fantastic start to your day.

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Hotel Secreto La Fortuna

Wifi Available

Address: 100 metros norte de la clínica
62.19 km (38.7 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas

Parking Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Family rooms

21. Hotel Savegre, San Gerardo de Dota (from USD 248)

Hotel Savegre
Source: Booking.com

From 79 USD/night for 2 guests

Nature lovers and bird watchers will have a ball of a time here with the carefully maintained gardens that draws numerous avian friends in. Book a tour to check out the Quetzal in the area before heading back and treating yourself to a spa treatment and enjoying a sumptuous dinner. A highly rated continental breakfast is included to ensure you will have the energy to go check out the myriad of activities in the area such as horse riding and fishing.

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Hotel Savegre

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1km sur de la escuela de San Gerardo de Dota
78.73 km (49.0 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Garden Terrace Airport shuttle

22. Hotel Bijagua, La Fortuna (from USD 76)

Hotel Bijagua
Source: Booking.com

From 62.74 USD/night for 2 guests

Found just outside of La Fortuna, towards Arenal, this hotel lets you enjoy Costa Rica without having to deal with the hustle and bustle of a busy town. With a grocery stall and restaurants just in the neighborhood, fear not the chance of missing out on meals. The natural flora around, coupled with the scenic views and pool area provide a refreshing break from the concrete jungle landscape.

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Hotel Bijagua

Wifi Available

Address: 1.5 km del Pueblo de la Fortuna de San Carlos
62.64 km (39.0 mi) from Parque Central de Atenas

Parking Restaurant Bar Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

Come to Costa Rica

With its flourishing nature and impressive mountains, it is not hard to see why everyone loves Costa Rica. Known as one of the happiest countries on earth, this holiday destination is definitely where your next vacation should be. This country even offers a wide variety of accommodations — from treehouse hotels to Marriott hotels. Hurry, book these Airbnb accommodations and rentals in Costa Rica now before they’re all snapped up! A wonderful, adventure-filled holiday awaits.

Come to Costa Rica!

With its flourishing nature and impressive mountains, it is not hard to see why everyone loves Costa Rica. Known as one of the happiest countries on earth, Costa Rica is definitely where your next destination should be. Hurry, book these Airbnb accommodations now before they’re all snapped up! A wonderful, adventure-filled holiday awaits.

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