Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Grecia, Costa Rica - Updated 2023

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Size doesn’t matter, especially when we talk about this quaint farming community in Costa Rica. The name is Grecia, and you probably want to visit it for many reasons. One, it offers a picturesque view from any angle. Two, it has an excellent listing of restaurants and cafes. Three, it is known for its wide collection of snakes and butterflies, a natural haven beautifully preserved and presented to the public for viewing. There’s so much to see and do, and we’d like you to add more to this list! So grab your luggage and choose from these top Airbnb vacation rentals in Grecia. After all, a good trip deserves a good home. Here you go!

1. Cozy cabin on an organic farm (from USD 35)

How else will you spend a day in Grecia, Costa Rica, but through authentic farm living? In this place, you will experience staying in a rustic cabin with a clear view of the mountains. There is an organic farm offering fresh vegetables for your consumption. This relaxing home can accommodate up to 2 guests. It gives enough space for a couple with its full size bed and a fully-equipped kitchenette. In the mornings or during lazy afternoons, you can relax on the large porch while enjoying the view of mountains and valleys. The place will revive you with its freshness and cleanliness!

San Luis, Grecia, Alajuela, Costa Rica
196 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view was incredible and we loved how cozy the space was
it was great to have all the kitchen amenities
the little house is comfortable (great bed and blankets ) with a pretty view of the mountains
the place is very cozy and has an amazing view
the view and location are just incredible it was hard to leave the beautiful mountain and cozy cottage
everything was clean and cozy
the cabin is super clean and organized with everything that we needed
the cabin is gorgeous and very clean
anyway the cabin was cosy clean and had everything we needed
the cabin is private and rustic and very clean
luisa is a good host
the host treated us like family
luisa was a perfect and very helpful host
the host family was great
the farm is quiet and the staff is kind
the location of the cabin is really ideal nestled amongst an organic farm
location is perfect for trips around the area
not so easy to get to but a great place close to the san jose airport
very quiet and beautiful location
it's at equidistance to the airport as the city is and easy to access with buses
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2. Mangifera Hostel, Grecia (from USD 9)

This hostel has a relaxing vibe and plenty of space to chill and unwind. There is a beautiful garden at the back and some beautiful interiors and artworks inside the house. All the provided facilities in the kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom are all clean. The location is also perfect, bringing you close to the city centre and park. The host, Marco, ensures that guests will have the best quality services, and he goes out of his way to help. Guests give a two thumbs up for such a warm accommodation!

Grecia, Alajuela, Costa Rica
30 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Shared room in hostel 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
rooms beds bathrooms and kitchen were very clean and useful
the hostel was clean and had plenty of relaxing common areas and spaces to lounge in
location is perfect in city centre and looking at park
best place in grecia downtown
it is very comfortable central friendly and beautifully decorated with very interesting artworks
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3. One-bedroom apartment in San Roque (from USD 69)

You will find this beautiful guest house in the heart of Alajuela, a province known for its rich agriculture. The property is easy on the pocket yet offers a complete homey experience to its guests. Enjoy a spacious living area and kitchen, and an outdoor balcony with picturesque views. Your apartment is on the 2nd floor and is part of the main house with a private entrance. There is a large veranda and two other gardens on the property, making you feel relaxed and at peace all throughout your stay.

Grecia, Alajuela, Costa Rica
11 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
christina made us a beautiful breakfast to order every morning
very clean and private as well
the staff was very friendly and went above and beyond
also her staff is the best
jeanetta and her son charles were always friendly and welcoming and always available when something came up
jeanetta and charles are great hosts with nice staff on a conveniently located beautiful property
the host will go above and beyond to ensure you have an outstanding stay in costa rica
her place was clean and secure and she was so helpful with transportation shopping ideas and directions
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4. House with a view in central Grecia (from USD 45)

This house can accommodate up to 5 people, has a nice terrace with breathtaking views of the city, and is close to popular shops and fresh markets. It has three bedrooms in all, with a small living room, Costa Rican rocking chairs, and a TV. You will also have access to a kitchen and laundry facilities including a hot Brazilian-style shower and an automatic washing machine. Make sure to head on to the balcony when the sun sets–it gives you a perfect view of such a natural beauty! From here, you can also take a 12-minute walk towards Grecia Park. For sports enthusiasts, you can explore and play in the nearby soccer field.

Grecia, Provincia de Alajuela, CR, Alajuela, Costa Rica
19 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is well-stocked and an easy place to cook a good meal
good kitchen (i love to cook) quiet and spacious place for two persons and great views
comfortable home with all the amenities you could need and within easy walking distance to downtown grecia
it's spacious clean and has the most magnificent terrace overlooking grecia and the surrounding hills
manine is a great host so kind caring and communicative
manine was an excellent host who responded very quickly whenever we needed anything
your hostess manine is friendly fun responsive and helpful
good perfect house located in a good neighborhood very close to downtown
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5. Relaxing country house near the airport (from USD 155)

For big groups of travelers, this property is the perfect getaway. It can accommodate up to 8 guests with its spacious rooms and peaceful surroundings. Guests love the one-of-a-kind interaction with nature during their stay. That’s because you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the river or go bird watching at a certain time of the day. There’s plenty of space to move around and chill. What’s more, this property is conveniently located near the airport.

Santa Gertrudis Norte, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
119 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

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Amenities & Room:
beautiful house with a beautiful garden and pool
the place is very clean
grecia itself is a small friendly community
but far and away the best part of our stay was ernesto’s hosts yessenia and pedro
the place is great comfortable and friendly
this is a beautiful property and the caretakers do everything they can to assist you
close to many attractions in san josé area
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6. Grecia Travel House

This is a homey travel house that is perfectly located near the city of San Jose, the airport, recreational parks, and the main public transportation and commercial areas. It has one double bed, a single bed, and two air mattresses, thus can comfortably accommodate up to 4 guests. The host is willing to give you reliable recommendations about the area so you can make the most of your stay in Grecia. Most of all, the house is complete with amenities such as kitchenware, spacious areas for dining and relaxing, and a good local breakfast!

Grecia, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica
30 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had great breakfasts typical for costa rica
fresh towels every day and he offered us coffee and breakfast
it was very clean and had an excellent location
harold was a great host
harold is an amazing host
harold is an excellent host
harold is a wonderful host and has a lovely family
harold is a wonderful host with a lovely family
very convenient to walk everywhere very safe place
harold's bed-n-breakfast location is superb
i highly recommend this b-n-b not only for the location but also for the beautiful welcoming family
family with the hart in the good place
it was like staying at a friends place
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7. Cozy house near the airport

If you’d like to stay near the centre of Grecia, this place is for you. It sits in a quiet neighborhood just 3 blocks away from the famous Red Metal Church. It is also near the Juan Santamaria International Airport and offers a one-of-a-kind experience as you explore the authentic city of Grecia. The host will generously provide you with recommendations on places to see and things to do during your stay.

This house is spacious yet cozy for a group of 6 people. They have three double beds, a kitchen, a garden with a BBQ, and a remote-controlled garage. Indoor entertainment is not a problem either. There are three LCD TVs inside, Wi-Fi connection, and an Apple TV.

16 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 6 Guests

8. Rural home in Grecia

Located in the heart of the city of Grecia, this rural house gives you an authentic feel of Costa Rican architecture. The house is built with locally-found materials and design. Attractions are near the area, like Barrio Plaza Pinos and the Central Park of the city. You can also take advantage of the commercial stores around. Banks, supermarkets, restaurants, and bus stations are just 5 minutes away. Best of all, you can have a restful sleep as the place is relatively peaceful and quiet at night despite its central location.

Grecia, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
5 reviews
Private room in house 6 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
linen and sheets were clean
margarita and her family were very helpful and kind hosts
sofia and her family were really welcoming friendly and helpful
great location in the heart of grecia
location is great and super safe everything is reachable by a short walk
we could park our car inside the property in a garage which was awesome
great place to stay for a few short days
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9. Minimalist private room

This private room is ideal for solo travelers or couples who like to keep their stay simple and laid back. You’ll find a spacious room with large windows reflecting the morning sunshine. You will also have your own spacious closet, and a working area for your laptop. The kitchen is equipped with coffee, tea, and a refrigerator with stored food. Other parts of the house are shared, but you’ll enjoy privacy in the bedroom. Andres, the host, is very friendly and can accommodate your queries anytime of the day.

Grecia, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
3 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my own room & wc wifi kitchen everything clean lovely cats
host very welcoming and helpful it was great to discover grecia thanks again
one of those rare places i love to come back
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10. bedroom casita on a coffee farm

A sunny and remodeled rustic house awaits you and your companions in this coffee farm property. It has a unique architectural design that allows you to enjoy natural lighting and a lot of space. There are two bedrooms with queen-sized pine beds, a refreshing bathroom, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The place is tucked inside a 4-hectare (~10 acre) coffee plantation, surrounded with fruit trees and decorative plants. There are mandarins, oranges, carambas, bananas, jocotes, and more for you to enjoy. Some days, you will also spot a view of birds nesting in trees. So, if you’re the type who loves being one with nature, this place won’t disappoint.

40 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the 3 bed casita with alll the amenities has to be the best deal in costa rica
it was clean quiet and we had access to the pool
they help us in any litle detail the owners are very cooperative
magda guillermo don y dona guerrero and their household staff for making us feel welcome
hosts were very friendly and quick to respond to any of our needs
lovely hosts too we're only there 1 night but would definitely consider and extended stay my next trip
the people are friendly in town and there is so much to do and see
good location close to town
beautiful place to stay and close enough to walk into grecia central
it was such a nice location
the location and grounds were beautiful and relaxing
the location is great and the property is beautiful
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Authentic living

One of the best assets of Grecia is its simplicity and nature-loving people. As the world races to cope with technological advancement, this humble community seeks to preserve its roots by constantly promoting farming and natural living. It’s not often that we find houses surrounded by fresh fruit-bearing trees, so better plan your trip to Grecia now. It is a must-see if you wish to experience authentic living and just simply live one day at a time–no rush, no distractions.

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Carmela Ann Santos is a freelance writer and a licensed teacher from the Philippines. Her top destinations would include any place with a clear view of cloud formations and peaceful waters. She...Read more

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