The remote beach town of Montezuma was notorious for its rugged roads. Though challenging to traverse, these attracted travelers who knew that they led to virgin wild forests and beaches with alluring blue waters. Montezuma is on the farthest southern tip of Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. It is accessed from Guanacaste or from the Liberia International Airport through paved and gravel roads or by riding a ferry from the Central Pacific Coast or San Jose International Airport. At the journey’s end is a town offering a mix of sand and safari adventure, ideal for family vacations and romantic holidays. It is blessed with a beach paradise surrounded by a jungle-like forest. This paradise offers many things to do. In Plaza Montezuma, their most popular beach, you’ll find tourists bathing in pristine waters or camping under palm trees. Enjoy hiking in the Reserva Natural Absoluta Cabo Blanco, the first nature reserve of Costa Rica which showcases its history and a variety of wildlife. Several Montezuma vacation rentals will provide you rustic shelter during your stay. Scroll down below for a list of the top Airbnbs in Montezuma, Costa Rica.
The property is in the San Jose-Montezuma area, accessible by bus, taxi, and car. The Zumaloft Master suite is a spacious bedroom with modern interiors featuring a King bed ideal for 2 guests. There are a fully equipped kitchen and a small cellar for storage. The countertop is for dining and desk space. The private bathroom has 2 sinks, glass shower, and toilet in a garden like setting. The private deck has a hot tub. There is a small ranch with common areas where you can grill food, lounge in a hammock or swim in the pool. Amenities include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, cable TV, free essentials, and free parking.
Top guest reviewsthe apartments was open air and beautifulreally nice place to stay we enjoyed the nature the light and the poolsthe amenities are excellent bbq jacuzzi pool wifi and the kitchen was perfectbrocken things here and there like swimming pool deck towels hangerthe jacuzzi and swimming pool were definitely a plusit is very clean and quietgreat stay space was clean and fully equipped for cookingthe house was very spacious had a great bath tub outside the pool was very nice
Host:great stay and very nice hostthe host gave us plenty of great local recommendations toowhen you arrive you are greeted by a very nice staff who makes you stay wonderfulshe was amazing and very helpful whenever we needed something however she does not speak englishour host was always very responsive and helpful to our inquiriesRead more reviewsgreat location not too far from town but things to do in a few day visita beautiful place to go with your partner is really close to a convenience stores and the beachabout a 5 minute drive from town zumaloft offers a beautiful spot to be a bit closer to naturea great place to stay and a short drive to towngreat location great place with lots of perks and great hospiality
The property is in a mango groove 3 minutes from the beach, 3 km (1.86 miles) from the Natural Park, and 15 minutes from town. The owners live nearby. The home is made from natural wood and cement with interiors that have an open layout, smooth pastel finished walls, and decorated with exotic wood furniture. The bedroom has a queen bed ideal for 2 guests, a fan, Wi-Fi and a safe box. There are a fully equipped kitchen and a bathroom with shower, toilet, and sink. The covered patio has a seating area, hammock, and dining area for 4. The outdoor shower and sink are behind the house. Amenities include free essentials, free parking, hangers, free linens, hair dryer, and daily free cleaning with a maximum stay of 28 days.
Top guest reviewsall while we enjoyed our morning coffee and breakfast patricia and simon were incredibly graciousthe house itself is immaculate and everything was perfectly planned out (outlets kitchen supplies trash compost etcthe bungalow is awesome very comfortable it has a full equipped kitchen and it is surrounded by natureit was spotlessly clean and well equippedit was safe spotless and comfortablethe bungalow is absolutely gorgeous so clean & perfectly designed for all you needthe bungalow is fantastic it is so clean and beautiful plus the property is so lush and very privatethe home was very clean with beautiful architecture and amazing decor
Host:we miss this place and our lovely host alreadypatricia and simon are lovely people and wonderful hostspatricia and simon are great hosts truly caring for their gueststhey were helpful with providing recommendations extra help and were always nearby should we need anythingpatricia and simon are great hosts and make sure you have everything you needRead more reviewsthe location is close to all attractions of the area but tucked away on a beautiful private propertyif you’re looking for something private peaceful but still close to the beach you’ll find this place perfecta little outside of town (a nice walk during the daythe beach is just a few minutes walk away and the natural park in nearby within 3 kmwe highly recommend this place to whose who appreciate the slow pace of life
This private beach house is in Puntarenas-Cobano, 30 minutes away from town. It features a garden, pool, and ranch style grill kitchen. It accommodates a couple with 1 child. The bedroom has a double bed, a toddler bed, and a bathroom complete with toilet, sink, and shower. The swimming pool is ideal for laps with a deck for sunbathing, a hammock, and dining area. The kitchen nearby is ideal for grilling and cooking meals. The owner offers a 5-night package that includes a yoga class, massage, diving course, and tips for exploring the area. Amenities include Wi-Fi, free essentials, free parking, hangers, and safety features.
Top guest reviewswe loved michele and julia' s cabina and outdoor kitchenthe private premises are as shown on pictures very comfortable and definitely privatethe pool was great the kitchen was great the sleeping space was greatlife at montezuma crew was totally relaxed and comfortable - la pura vidalovely room exactly as describedcabin was clean and nicely decoratedall linens were clean and comfortablethe house is neat and cleanmust be comfortable with wildlife the space was clean and well decoratedroom is comfortable clean and looks out onto a jungle wildlife corridor
Host:friendly host with spot on food recommendationsmichele was an amazing host with such a joyful kind energymichele ist a very nice hostmichele is a great host knowledgeable of the area and local tipsmichele was a great host and we would definitely stay againRead more reviewsthe location is ideal- peaceful private and quiet but still very close to montezumamichele's place is truely a paradisethis place is great we had a private cabin with a pool close to the junglemichele’s place was unique and a fantastic place to sit by the pool and see wildlife
This jungle rental home seems to stand on stilts rising above trees on a canyon. Designed like a native hut but with very modern interiors, its spacious with its open layout, sliding glass doors and screened windows. The king-sized bed and a queen-size sofa bed makes it cozy for a couple or 4 guests. The kitchenette is fully equipped. The bathroom has a sink, toilet, and shower. The covered deck has a seating area with views of treetops and the sea. Amenities include Wi-Fi, free essentials, hot water, free parking, gym (in the nearby building), hangers and ceiling fans.
Top guest reviewsthere was no a/c but the ceiling fan worked wellthe shower the view were amazingalso delicious coffee in the roomroom has a beautiful view and is spacious and comfortablewhile there was no air con we were kept cool by two huge ceiling fansthe cabin is really beautiful really clean and with nice materialsthe property itself is well built clean and comfortablevery clean nice and quiet with an amazing viewthe bungalow was very clean an amazing location and the place had great design touchesthe views were amazing the bungalo was spotless and the privacy was 2nd to none
Host:the host was extremely accommodating provided us with great advice and always responded quicklythe host was always quit to respond and directions was straightforward and easy to followbailey is a wonderful host who gave us the best recommendationsbailey was a perfect hostbailey was awesome and really helpfulRead more reviewsmontezuma is a very cute small beach town that is close to many attractionswould highly recommend this locationthis is the most magical place - beautiful location great gym the best pups and close to everythingloved this place location is a short drive (3 mins down a hill) from everything you needloved the location of this place just up the road from town
This newly built blue house is on a hill surrounded by lush trees, near the bus station, the city center, and a few minutes away from the waterfalls and El Chorro. It is accessed by climbing a small flight of stairs where on the first floor is a basic kitchen and a dining table made from driftwood. The simple bathroom has a toilet and enclosed shower. The second floor has a loft style bedroom that has a double bed suitable for 2 guests, wide windows, and animal wall paintings. The small balcony has a hammock and seating area with pleasant outdoor views. Amenities are Wi-fi, cable TV, and free linens.
Top guest reviewsthe view is terrific and the kitchen is very well provisionedthat balcony and its view and how comfortable you feel in it makes that whole experience a lovely onethe house was lovely with a great view and big kitchenthe place is well-located with stunning views and super cozycheck in was super easy wifi worked great bed was super comfyvery nice clean and big spaceeverything was clean and in working orderthe place was clean and very simplecozy and clean spacethe house was clean and fully equipped
Host:katrien and eduard were really nice hoststhe hosts are very kind and helpfulkatrien and eduard were great hostswe loved our stay there and the host was very niceit was great katrien is a great hostRead more reviewsgreat location nice private apartment close to everythingclose to magnificent walking trailsthe location was perfectand the location is absolutely perfectgreat location right in montezuma but a bit back away from the hustle and bustle
This shared dorm room, great for 4 people, is on the second floor of a Hostel on Cobano main road around 50 meters (164 feet) away from the town center. It features 2 bunk beds, screened windows, ceiling fans, and a small balcony with a hammock overlooking the jungle. Your private bathroom has a sink, toilet, and shower. The kitchen and lounge are shared areas. Amenities include Wi-Fi, hot water, free parking, free breakfast, luggage dropoff, and fire safety features. The place tends to be noisy due to howler monkeys in the area.
Top guest reviewshad a really great wifi connection and plenty of electric charging pointsawesome breakfast and coffeedelicious local traditional breakfast with coffee included and hot showers which are hard to come by in montezumawe greatly enjoyed breakfast and the coffee was quite amazing my husband is still raving about itsuch a delicious breakfast - more then expected great kitchen and communal lounge spacevery clean and upkept as welleverything eas very cleannice hostel clean and comfortablenice hostel clean friendly stuffvery clean and everyone is very nice and helpful
Host:the staff was wonderfulthe staff was also very helpful and friendlyhe was curtious efficient helpful & spoke excellent englishthe staff were all so friendly and helpfulstaff were super helpful and welcomingRead more reviewsthe location was good and safegreat location - up the hill from town but still a quick walk to everythingthe place was very relaxing and located close enough to town to walkthe location is wonderful if you don't have a cari spent a very good time in sol y luna it's located only 3 minutes walking to the centre
Indulge in a change of scenery and book this jungle house for two. Aside from being surrounded by lush plants and trees, the beach is only five minutes away from this home. If you just want to look at the sea without stepping out, you can stay on the private balcony. Amenities here include a kitchen equipped with a stove, an oven, a coffee maker, and other cooking necessities. Live in comfort while having a unique vacation.
Top guest reviewswe enjoyed watching the beautiful colours of the sunrise while sitting in bedvery spacious and comfortable with many kitchen amenitiesit was clean and definitely met our needsthe bathroom is spacious and cleanthe house was spacious airy safe clean and quieta spotless airy space with outside sitting which we really enjoyed
Host:she was very kind but helpfulgreat host would definitely go backshe was very responsive and helpfuli highly recommend the place and hostamazing place with an amazing hostRead more reviewsthe location for this property is idealcaroline's place has a fantastic location only a short walk from the montezuma bus stopwonderful place the perfect distance from towna delightful central and yet secluded placegreat place to stay very close to the main part of town and walking distance to the beach
The bucolic cabin sits on a hill 1 km away from Montezuma in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by wildlife. There are several other cabins in the property with enough distance between each other to ensure privacy. The owners live nearby with their pets. The cabin is an intimate space for 2 guests. Your private access is thru a stone footpath in the lush garden. It features a spacious bedroom with a double bed, cabinets, and cable TV. You can request for a floor mattress for extra sleeping space. The bathroom has a toilet, sink, shower and free essentials. The basic kitchen is fully equipped. The covered terrace has a dining area with outdoor views. The owners can organize outdoor activities for you for an additional fee. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, free parking, hangers, and free linens.
Top guest reviewsthe air conditioning is superair conditioning and a hot shower was also a huge bonushot water wifi and very well stocked kitchenfantastic little cabin nice and secluded cute kitchen opening onto balcony with all the amenitiesthe kitchen amenities were great we used them the whole timeclean and presentablethe bungalow was very clean and everything worked greatthe bedroom was tidy and cleanit is a beautiful quiet home and it was very cleanit's quiet clean very comfortable space very convenient to montezuma
Host:our host was super kind helpful and sweetthe hosts were very friendly and helpfulthe hosts are incredibly nicethe hosts are lovely people who were proud to show us their homegeraldo was really helpful throughout our stayRead more reviewswe loved this place it’s located in a beautiful gardenthis place is great if looking for something close to the action but want your own privacyit is close to the main house but is surrounded by beautiful trees and flowersi just loved the close proximity to national parks/preserves (espnice place well located and host with very good communication
This playful tree-house on a cliff has awesome views of the beach which is just 200 meters (600 feet) away. The cabin is made from recycled antique wood parts taken from old 1920s houses. It features one bedroom with a double bed and a single bed in the common area perfect for sleeping, 3 guests. There are a small fully equipped kitchen and an outdoor shower with sea views. Lie on the hammock in the small balcony while stargazing at night or while you siesta to the sound of the waves. The house is accessed by a ladder, not ideal for elderly and small children. The caretaker and their dog live nearby. Amenities are Wi-Fi, washer for a fee, free essentials, hot water, free parking, private/shared pool, luggage dropoff, hangers, and step-free access.
Top guest reviewsamazing views from the balcony and fun outdoor showerwe enjoyed breakfast on the balcony every morningenjoyed the outdoor shower and open sleeping spacethe pool and balcony provide great views of the ocean and surrounding foresti loved that the shower was outside and the views were absolutely spectacularwonderful to come back to clean sheets and swept floorthe cabin was really clean and very weil equippedthe place is clean and beautiful the outdoor shower was amazing santiago was a pleasure and very helpfulthe cabin was clean and welcoming the perfect size for 2the home was clean and had a very nice view
Host:peter and rocio were excellent hosts and responded quickly to every message we senteasily the most gracious hosts we've ever hadthank you peter and rico for being absolutely fantastic hostsgreat spot great hostsamazing hosts warm welcome and goodbyeRead more reviewsit was perfect location for the 2 of usmontezuma falls are also very close highly recommendthe place is gorgeous you will need transportation to get to and from townamazing place its literally a piece of heaven on earthwhat a fantastic place to stay
The private family owned property is 1.5 km (.93 miles) from the town and 5 minutes from the beach. The little colorful cabin features one bedroom with a double bed and single bed that sleeps, 3 people. It has one bathroom and a small fully equipped kitchen. The tiny covered patio has a seating area and a hammock. The swimming pool is within the grounds. The hosts offer additional services like arranging your taxi transport, laundry service, and tips on how to go around town. Amenities include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, free breakfast, free essentials, and free parking. The owner’s pets roam freely on the property.
Montezuma, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
42.72 km (26.6 mi) from El Faro de Puntarenas
Top guest reviewsthe cabina itself is clean and well-designed with all of the kitchen amenities you might needthe space was beautiful as described and super comfortablesuper easy check in and the daily free coffee by the pool is a nice touchthe a/c worked great in the bedroom and plenty of hot waterthe place has all you need - strong ac great water pressure small kitchen and comfortable bedeverything was very cleanclean nice and cozythey cleaned our place every day which was very niceall is very clean and safe placeour place was kept clean daily and was very comfortable
Host:lovely place and attentive hoststhe hosts are so kind and hospitablethe hospitality was great and the hosts were always on hand if you needed anythingthe owners are incredibly nice and helpfullovely cabana lovely pool lovely owners beautiful groundsRead more reviewsbeautiful location and still so close to townthe location was perfectvery family friendly locationcatrine and gruban are stewards of a wonderful corner of paradiseit is very close to the montezuma area and we felt very safe
Enjoy a relaxing getaway by yourself or with your partner in this expansive loft. With plain walls and wooden flooring, this home away from home offers guests a relaxing stay. Here, you will find a double bed, a sofa, and even a hammock where you can relax. Making simple meals is possible with the use of a toaster, a blender, and a coffee maker. However, for the real deal, you can just head downstairs to try some mouthwatering pizza at Pizzeria Chelo.
Top guest reviewson top you will find a smart tv beach towels a bluetooth speaker and two perfectly working acsbig clean and stylish spaceeverything felt clean new and throughly chosenclean and beautiful space above the pizzeria we had a great stayit is a large open space and we found it to be very clean and well equipped
Host:our host was super friendly and welcoming and reacted quickly when we texted hercarla was very responsive and polite to any questions we had thank youi mostly corresponded with his co-host his mom carla who was very responsiveRead more reviewsgreat stay in a beautiful locationparticularly great if you don't have a vehicle as its walking distance to everything in montezumaabsolutely beautiful and spacious place right near the beach and everything you needso its a very nice place very cute touchesbeautiful place in the heart of montezuma convenient and great for short or long term stays
This hilltop 2-floor home is beside the bus stop and 500 meters (.31 miles) from downtown. Capable of accommodating 4 guests, it is a great place to stay in Montezuma. The attic-style bedroom has a queen bed and couch. Beneath the stairs is another queen bed and in the common areas is a couch for additional sleeping space. The vaulted ceiling and huge windows make it airy and spacious. One of the bathrooms has a toilet, sink, and shower while the other is a half-bath. The home features a wrap-around grilled porch on its 3 sides. A lounge, dining area and outdoor sink are in the porch area. The basic kitchen is fully equipped. Amenities include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, free essentials, hot water, Ethernet connection, stair gates, free parking, and free linens.
Montezuma, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
41.67 km (25.9 mi) from El Faro de Puntarenas
Top guest reviewsgreat porch with good working fans rocking chair en hanging chair to chillhowever russell's place is very nice with hot showers air con and all the necessary amenitiesnote that there’s no wifi we didn’t fully read that when we booked initially hahahathe stay was comfortable and there is even wi-fi now though we weren't expecting itthe beds are really comfy and the patio is perfect for rainy evenings we highly recommend it :)you can clean your home properlymy and my friends really liked this place super safe and clean really organized and easy to find
Host:the hosts are great as welli hope the owner will understand that a bnb should stand for somethingnice variety of restaurants and the staff are wonderfulpros: • the caretaker pablo was nice and was reachable on (hidden by airbnb)the place was clean and the care takers were respectful loving and very welcomingRead more reviewsnice house close to manzenillocabo blanco is a beautiful national parka great house in a great locationgreat location the 500 m uphill walk is great for exercise not that terriblea tranquil location little noise expect welcomed sounds of wildlife
An exotic flavor
Though most of these Montezuma accommodations are located in a remote, jungle-like setting, they are not lacking in the luxuries of modern conveniences. In fact, they add an exciting exotic flavor to your vacation stay in this part of Costa Rica. Aside from being very close to the beach, you commune with the surrounding wildlife and all its species. It makes your Montezuma experience totally unique and unforgettable.
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