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Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Guanacaste, Costa Rica - Updated 2019

Bea
Updated May 10, 2019

Guanacaste in Costa Rica is laden with so many natural wonders, that it would be difficult to pack them in one day’s itinerary. For instance, you have the Arenal Volcano national park, a 30,000-acre national park with an active volcano as a backdrop. You also have the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, with breathtaking waterfalls you can’t take your eyes away from. And, you also have Selvatura park, an 850-acre ecological park featuring exhibits, a vast collection of butterflies and other insects. So many things to see, so little time? Plan your stay in Costa Rica and you’ll find time for everything! Let us help you find the best accommodation by showing you the top 11 Airbnb vacation rentals in Guanacaste!

1. Cloud Forest Sanctuary (from USD 140)

This little paradise in Monteverde offers a beautiful secluded space surrounded by nature, perfect for couples and families looking for a tropical getaway. An entire house with one bedroom good for four people is fully at the guest’s disposal. The guests may be able to access the beautiful living spaces, a fully equipped kitchen, a laundry washing machine, access to outdoor spaces, an outdoor fireplace, and free parking in the area. Outside the apartment, you may find a hike through a rustic path in the forest, and cafes and restaurants within walking distance not far from the apartment, all to keep you entertained throughout your stay.

Cloud Forest Sanctuary
Monte Verde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
276 reviews
Entire house 1 bed 1 bedroom 2 bathrooms

2. Cabina Blanca (from USD 49)

Unwind in this rustic and minimalist cabin at Playa Conchal for a perfect, peaceful getaway. This listing offers an entire cabin with one living space great two people. Inside the cabin, you may find a fridge, a microwave, a coffee maker, a private pool, a dining space, and towels and linen all at your disposal. In addition, the Airbnb provides a private patio, views of the Pacific ocean, and tight security as it is inside a gated community. You may find the beach just a short walk away, and the towns of Tamarindo and Flamingo only 25 minutes away.

Cabina Blanca - Cozy & Secluded
Playa Conchal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
258 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 bed 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

3. Casa Tranquila: poolside bungalow (from USD 85)

At Tamarindo, this Airbnb makes an upscale and spacious Costa Rican-style bungalow available to its guests. The place offers an entire bungalow with one bedroom with one bed, good for four people. The host also offers practical amenities to the guests, including a kitchenette, air conditioning, spacious living areas, and access to a paid washer and dryer. Guests may also access a swimming pool, secure off-street parking, and ocean views. Not to mention that the place is surrounded by lush, colorful vegetation and wildlife!

Casa Tranquila poolside bungalow
Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
241 reviews
Entire bungalow 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

4. Hobbit Cottage (from USD 69)

Just one hour away from the airport in the dry tropical forest of Guanacaste, this Airbnb host offers an accommodation with a movie-like architecture and interior design. This cozy and sustainable inspired by The Hobbit space is well suited for travellers and couples looking for a serene getaway in the area of Liberia. The space offers a covered patio, wifi access, free parking in the area, and breakfast options available. You may also find nearby trails and wildlife in the area. Tours to rainforests, Palo Verde National Park and more are available nearby, while beaches are only an hour’s drive away.

Hobbit Cottage, Bagaces, Guayabo, Liberia, Gte.
Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
241 reviews
Earth house 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

5. Apartment in Playa Flamingo (from USD 54)

Perfect for both short and long stays, this apartment in Playa Flamingo is fully equipped to host a group of four comfortably in a cozy and practical space. The space offers top of the line quality, with hardwood floors, a cable TV, a washer and dryer, and free parking on the premises. Being only five minutes away from Conchal Beach, and very near the area of Tamarindo, you may be able to keep yourself busy and entertained with the many attractions this area has to offer.

Five Minutes From Conchal Beach Washer & Dryer
Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
234 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

6. Casa Mambo: Tamarindo Surf House (from USD 86)

In the area of Tamarindo, this Airbnb host offers “Casa Mambo” as the perfect place for backpackers and travellers in search of a hip and young space. Being the perfect surf house in the area, this listing offers an entire house with one bedroom and one bed, good for two people. The Airbnb offers an array of amenities, including a kitchen, a lounge area, access to patio and hammock, air conditioning, shower water heaters and a bathtub. Large spacious areas are also a plus in this space. The house is only a short walk away from the middle of Tamarindo and is surrounded by Costa Rican biodiversity.

Casa Mambo - Tamarindo Surf House
Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
178 reviews
Entire house 0 beds 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

7. Lovely beachfront apartment (from USD 70)

Found only a few steps away from the sandy beaches of Samara, this place offers comfortable and cozy accommodation with beach views and a patio. The apartment includes a bedroom with two beds great for three people. The amenities offered by the listing include air conditioning, a private bathroom, a kitchenette, beach towels, and wifi access. A private balcony and free breakfast are also at the guest’s disposal. The apartment is right next to the beach and restaurants, cafes, and bars are within walking distance, all to keep you entertained during your stay.

Lovely Beachfront Apart W/ BRFAST!
Sámara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
189 reviews
Entire apartment 2 beds 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

8. Teak House (from USD 35)

In the area of Punarenas Canton, this Airbnb offers you a very spacious rural home, perfect for a tropical getaway for families and friends looking to relax among the greenery. Alternatively, you may also get busy with multiple activities available in the area. This spacious bed and breakfast has three bedrooms with seven beds good for ten people. A kitchenette, a balcony with a hammock, cozy living spaces, wifi access, and free parking in the area are also available to the guests. Breakfasts are included. Several tours and activities are also available in the area, including sport fishing, multiple kinds of kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, island tours, and whale and dolphin watching.

Teak house w/ private beach in jungle setting
Punta Cuchillos, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
184 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 7 beds 3 bedrooms 1 bathroom

9. Beautiful apartment at Liberia (from USD 50)

Found 5 minutes from the center of Liberia, here guests are offered a relaxed and peaceful stay near the beaches and mountains, great for families and groups. The host offers the entire apartment with two bedrooms good for six people. The listing also offers the following amenities at your disposal: air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen, two parking spaces, a dryer and washer, and toiletries. A gym and swimming pool are also at your disposal. Near the apartment, you may find the Rincon de la Vieja national park, hot springs, waterfalls, beaches, and shopping centers.

Beautiful Apartment at Liberia A/C
Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
173 reviews
Entire condominium 4 beds 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms

10. A stunning villa in the middle of nature (from USD 1150)

Indulge in the ultimate retreat in nature if you book this stunning villa that is surrounded by a tropical forest. As if this were not enough, you can also enjoy the spectacular views of the mountain and the ocean. Open the front door that will lead you to an outdoor patio that is equipped with soft cushions. Near the patio, you can enjoy a barbecue feast in the evening while looking at the fountain. The main area of the villa is painted blue to make you feel calm and peaceful all day long. Other facilities you can enjoy include five bedrooms for ten guests, five bathrooms, a living area with glass windows and wireless internet access.

Casa Blue, Tamarindo area
Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
111 reviews
Entire villa 5 beds 5 bedrooms 5 bathrooms

11. Surfer's dream (from USD 72)

In the area of Playa Negra in the town of Santa Cruz, find yourself in a simple and comfortable cabin surrounded by lush greenery not far away from the pristine beaches of the region. An entire house with one bedroom good for five guests is ready for use, with air conditioning, a kitchen, a washer for laundry, and free parking in the area at your disposal. Outside the apartment, you may find many things to keep yourself entertained, including great restaurants within walking distance, beaches only a few minutes walk away, tours available in the area, horseback riding, and surf lessons.

Surfers Dream Cabina in Playa Negra
110 reviews
Entire cabin 3 beds 5 guests

Be one with nature

Adventure in nature is just right around the corner at Guanacaste. Explore beautiful landscapes and rich wildlife, and you’ve got yourself a picture-perfect trip. Pair this with an Airbnb that suits your taste to have a worry-free trip!

This article was originally published on Jan 25, 2018

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