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Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Guanacaste, Costa Rica - Updated 2020

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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 Monteverde
Monte Verde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
290 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable and the view was outstanding
no need for wifi just enjoy the beauty around you
glass windows everywhere nice deck comfortable bed
also comfortable chairs on the porch looking out to the woods
unfortunately the internet didn't work but we still had a great cozy time
it was also very clean when we arrived
the doors are not all flush so expect done bugs although the space was clean
great clean and big place to stay in middle of the forest
beautiful home with great views well located very clean and everything we needed was there
tanya is a wonderful host
the owner tanya was also quick in answering our emails and was very helpful
this is a one of a kind home in the cloud forest
allison showed us how to get to the house and she was very prompt friendly and helpful
everything in tanya’s home is well thought out and is traveler friendly
a fantastic retreat location
very special place and location
nice house in the heart of the forest very close to the cloudforest
location-wise it is perfect
great location and views
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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
274 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fans cooled it off well at night so we didn't have trouble sleeping
the roof top was a great place to enjoy breakfast and was our favorite part
the cabina is cozy and worth every dollar highly recommend
there is a microwave and a toaster and a minifridge which are helpful to make some light breakfasts
a nice cozy little cabin for two
this is an affordable and clean place to stay
the cabina is clean and cozy
it is nice and clean close to beautiful beaches and really affordable
everything was clean and the fans helped keep us cool enough to sleep at night
we made it there with our two-wheel drive though it is nice comfortable and clean upon arrival
tim has great suggestions and was a great host
our hosts were also wonderful as well
kim and tim were great hosts
kim was extremely helpful with directions and check in
kim and tim were really kind and friendly hosts
close to many beautiful beaches
location to nearby beaches was great
excellent location with so many beaches to walk to or a short drive away
very close to a beautiful quiet beach
great location with access to private beaches
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3. Casa Tranquila: poolside bungalow (from USD 88)

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
264 reviews
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the surroundings are beautiful (whole place looks like a tree house) and we felt very comfortable and safe
beautiful garden with lots of animals to see and a refreshing pool
the space was very comfortable and easy to move in to
the pool and hammock were a nice touch to the space as well as private parking area
we were able to swim comfortably and safely up to
casa tranquila was clean and comfortable
the staff takes a lot of care in cleaning the place so it’s always spotless
the bungalow was impeccably clean and perfectly appointed for a longer term stay
tidy clean space nestled in the trees with birds and monkeys right out your deck door
the villa is wonderful and well located it was clean and comfortable
jose was the perfect host
the host is extremely welcoming and accommodating
jose is a awesome host
jose was a fantastic host as well
jose is a fabulous host
great location walking distance to town
awesome location and great value
great location walking distance from town and beach
great location to walk everywhere in tamarindo
amazing place to stay the location is great
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4. Hobbit Cottage (from USD 59)

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
258 reviews
Earth house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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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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
257 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning worked great
the internet worked very well and also the tv
very stylish place with all amenities and more than comfortable stay
we ate breakfast on the balcony several days and it was very nice
the ac units in the two rooms made it easy to only cool rooms we were using
very clean and stylish
clean functional and affordable
fantastic apartment very clean and comfortable
it was super clean and organized
very pleasant stay clean and comfortable
love on sight hosts
very friendly hosts and neighbors
great place and great host
i highly recommend this host and property
he was very attentive and great host highly recommend his place
close to several great beaches close tosupermarkets
best place to stay near tamarindo
it has a great location as it is close to many cool beaches
beautiful place close to several gorgeous beaches
the location is great if you are looking to be right in the middle of multiple locations
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6. Casa Mambo: Tamarindo Surf House (from USD 96)

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
195 reviews
Entire house 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outdoor kitchen is great for cooking breakfast or heating up some leftover grub from local spots
the air conditioning was a blessing and marina had kindly turned it on prior to our arrival
just toss on the a/c at night and you'll sleep like a baby
cozy and secluded home with a beautiful outdoor kitchen and patio
comfy bed great ambience sweet interior setup and bathroom close to everything - we definitely recommend it
the house was clean and comfortable with nice clean sheets and towels
everything is spotlessly clean
it was super clean and spacious
the house is clean and the attention to detail is amazing
it was clean and mariana was very helpful
marina was a great host
marina is a wonderful host
marina is a great host
marina is so lovely and a great host
marina was an excellent host who was available for questions but didn’t hover
the location was perfect
great location close to the action but quiet
it's location was excellent secluded but still right in the middle of everywhere
a great location and very nice house
we were able to walk to everything - the location was perfect
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7. Lovely beachfront apartment (from USD 100)

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
201 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great free breakfast & coffee in the mornings
the included breakfast and coffee were delicious everyone was very hospitable and made our stay very enjoyable
lastly the included breakfast was awesome
the breakfast that was included was also a great way to start the day
having breakfast included with the stay was a good value
the apartment is clean and comfortably furnished
the place was exactly as described clean and cool with tons of charm and privacy
the apartment is clean and perfect for 2-3 people
so hard to leave we loved everything about it - the apt was simple clean & comfortable
clean excellent staff great vibe
the staff is amazing
the people were all kind
wonderful staff treated me like family
the restaurant staff was beyond great
the restaurant staff was extremely friendly and our host was very helpful
location location is key for beach lovers and this location is is paradise
location is easy to walk anywhere in town
this place has the best location in town
great location great food and great atmosphere
we loved the beach location
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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
204 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 7 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast is very yummy and we loved escpecially the costa rica way of making coffee
breakfast was also very nice with fresh coffee
the view from the shower out over the gulf of nicoya was lovely
if you're a fan of kayaking i highly recommend the bioluminescence tour
the included breakfast was definitely a bonus
very clean and beautiful scenery
the b&b was clean and quiet situated in a secluded area with tons of wildlife
a little exposed to elements but still felt clean and safe
clean cozy place with breakfast just few hundred meters from the ferry terminal
the hosts were amazing and i highly recommend this place
thomas and vigdis were great hosts
the host are really kind and always here for you
wonderful stay with amazing hosts
vigdis and thomas also have different kind of tours we recommend the bioluminescent kayak tour
super close to the ferry
the location is amazing with a private beach/bay and tons of wildlife right around the property
wish we would have gone fishing next time highly recommend this place
great hosts in a beautiful location the meals were incredible and the room was very cute
breakfast was very good and the place was secluded and beautiful
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9. Beautiful apartment at Liberia (from USD 75)

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
185 reviews
Entire condominium 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a/c worked great and the pools were very clean
apartment was very comfortable with air conditioning
a/c is quiet loved it
the wifi was such a relief for us trying to navigate ourselves around costa rica
we enjoyed the amenities like gym and washing facilities
very clean and organized
very clean and comfortable
very clean nice pool
the house was incredibly clean and modern
the condo is clean with everything you need
great place great host
the security guards are all friendly and helpful for getting the keys and also requesting taxis
everyone was helpful and very friendly
everyone was very helpful and very polite
luis is an outstanding host
the location was great
great spot close to the airport
great location; close to the airport and shopping (walmart)
very secure location and quiet
excellent location to explore northern guanacaste
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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, prime views of Tamarindo and forest
Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
116 reviews
Entire villa 5 Beds 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and sun deck were fantastic
beautiful home comfortable spectacular views
the view over the cliff past the infinity pool is beyond breathtaking
the villa itself is very modern fantastic outlay allowing leisure time around the infinity pool
the pool and the views are breathtaking but walking through the house is a treat in itself
the house was very clean and beautifully decorated
the house was kept exceptionally clean
it is clean beautifully decorated and the setting is just magical
he left the kitchen spotless and is delightful as well
the pool was kept sparkling clean as the entire house was also
the staff were lovely
the staff is amazing and attentive
alejandra and the house staff were wonderful
the house staff were very helpful
the house staff was very professional and took great care of us
amazing house on a amazing location
the location is quite isolated which is great for privacy
beautiful house in an amazing location
the location of casa blue is perfect for the adventurous type of traveler
we hope to come back to this beautiful place very soon
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11. Surfer's dream

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!

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