Vacation Rentals in Costa Rica

Vacation Rentals in Costa Rica

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Vacation Rentals in Costa Rica

Vacation rental for 3 people, with yard in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 3 people, with yard
1 bedroom0.8mi to the beach
4.4
(47 reviews)
from $70 / night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and yard, kid friendly in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and yard, kid friendly
1 bedroom6.1mi to the beach
from $60 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and view, kid friendly in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and view, kid friendly
1 bedroom1.5mi to the beach
4.1
(22 reviews)
from $87 / night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard
1 bedroom2.8mi to the beach
5.0
from $56 / night
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Vacation rental for 2 people in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people
1 bedroom70yd to the beach
4.7
(4 reviews)
from $47 / night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard, kid friendly in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard, kid friendly
1 bedroom
4.8
(11 reviews)
from $29 / night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pool in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pool
0.6mi to the beach
4.8
(14 reviews)
from $81 / night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pool and yard in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pool and yard
1 bedroom2.9mi to the beach
4.9
(54 reviews)
from $159 / nightFREE cancellation
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Vacation rentals with free cancellation

Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and yard in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and yard
1 bedroom
4.8
(94 reviews)
from $63 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation rental for 5 people, with view and yard, kid friendly in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 5 people, with view and yard, kid friendly
1 bedroom1.3mi to the beach
from $160 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and view in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and view
1 bedroom2.1mi to the beach
4.1
(289 reviews)
from $20 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and view in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and view
1 bedroom1.7mi to the beach
4.5
(466 reviews)
from $31 / nightFREE cancellation
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Pet-friendly Vacation Rentals

Vacation rental for 4 people, with ocean view and yard, kid friendly in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 4 people, with ocean view and yard, kid friendly
1 bedroom1mi to the beach
from $194 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and view, with pets in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and view, with pets
1 bedroom1.1mi to the beach
3.9
(115 reviews)
from $142 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard, kid friendly in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard, kid friendly
1 bedroom1.9mi to the beach
4.0
(365 reviews)
from $15 / night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and pool as well as yard in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and pool as well as yard
1 bedroom1.7mi to the beach
4.8
(119 reviews)
from $60 / nightFREE cancellation
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Vacation Rentals with Pool

Vacation rental for 3 people, with pool and yard as well as view, kid friendly in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 3 people, with pool and yard as well as view, kid friendly
1 bedroom6.6mi to the beach
from $88 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation rental for 4 people, with ocean view and pool as well as yard in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 4 people, with ocean view and pool as well as yard
2 bedrooms2.8mi to the beach
4.8
(20 reviews)
from $164 / night
Apartmenthotel for 2 people, with yard and pool in Costa Rica
Apartmenthotel for 2 people, with yard and pool
1 bedroom850yd to the beach
4.6
(290 reviews)
from $82 / nightFREE cancellation
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and pool, kid friendly in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and pool, kid friendly
1 bedroom
4.4
(435 reviews)
from $51 / nightFREE cancellation
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Vacation Rentals with Internet

Vacation rental for 3 people, with view and yard, kid friendly in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 3 people, with view and yard, kid friendly
1 bedroom1.2mi to the beach
0.1
from $40 / night
Vacation rental for 3 people, with yard and view in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 3 people, with yard and view
1 bedroom800yd to the beach
from $64 / night
Vacation rental for 3 people, with yard and view in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 3 people, with yard and view
1 bedroom750yd to the beach
from $64 / night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with yard and view in Costa Rica
Vacation rental for 4 people, with yard and view
1 bedroom
from $61 / night
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Highlights Costa Rica

  • Surfing
  • Active volcanoes
  • Waterfalls
  • Hidden beaches
  • Tropical weather

Most popular in Costa Rica

Pool 78
Internet 2,811
Pets allowed 541
Balcony/Terrace 1,747
TV 2,298
Air conditioning 2,234

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Prices and availability

Prices

$296
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Availabilities

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Costa Rica Vacation Rentals

Seafront Vacation Villas

There are numerous spacious and beautiful beach villas to rent along the Costa Rican coastline. Spacious beach villas can be found found in hotspots in the city centre in Jaco and Esterillas alone the coast. There are dozens of rustic homes with wonderful views in Playa Hermosa and lock-up-and-go apartments on the eastern coast in Puerto Viejo. You can opt for a vacation rental with ocean views, lush gardens a private pool and balconies and barbeque areas.

Rural Vacation Home in a Holiday Village

There are plenty of rustic seaside homes in Costa Rica. You can rent a large family-sized rental home, boasting huge private gardens and 2 minute beach access. There are also inland homes located in San Jose, in Cartiagio near the Tapanti National Park and Poas Volcano National Park and in Heredia. You can also stay in comfortable oceanfront resort villages at The Four Seasons Resort, the JW Marriott and the Copa De ArbolBeach and Rainforest resort.

Vacationing in Costa Rica

Orientation

Costa Rica is located in Central America and features magnificent coastlines on both the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean. Since the region is made up largely of tropical coastal plains, Costa Rica is home to volcanoes, mountains, and a temperate central plateau. This is where most settlements are located and where you will find its capital city San José.

Mountains and Volcanoes

Costa Rica's boasts striking and picturesque mountains, and about 60 volcanoes. The five active volcanoes are Poas, Irazu, Arenal, Rincon de la Vieja Volcano and Turrialba. The Cocos Plate and the Caribbean Plate have caused serious earthquakes over the years. Fourteen river systems originate in the mountains and the Pacuare and Reventazon, produce whitewater rapids.

Rent a 4x4

Many people choose to travel with a hired vehicle to and from their vacation rental. You can also rent a 4x4vehicle for driving in the mountains, viewing the volcano sites, trailheads and waterfalls. This is a great way to appreciate the rugged scenery. It will take you 12-14 hours to drive cross country.

Palo Verde National Park
Palo Verde National Park

Activities

Outdoor Adventures in Costa Rica

Choosing to stay in a beachfront vacation home in Costa Rica is an exciting option if you enjoy outdoor activities. Costa Rica offers hiking, climbing, windsurfing, canoeing and cycling. You can hike the mountains in, rent kayaks to navigate the rivers or experience rafting down rapids. There are numerous mountains to visit in Costa Rica including the Arenal Volcano, Irazu or Poas volcanoes or the Turrialba Volcano for a thrilling daytrip.

The Perfect Beach Holiday Destination

Costa Rican beaches, mountains, forests are beautiful, unspoiled, organic and peaceful but you will also find a rental home near modern conveniences in Costa Rica such as shops, restaurants, banks, sports venues and there are several modern resort villages to enjoy. There are wild, hidden areas in Costa Rica where visitors can encounter plentiful monkeys and wildlife or simply take time out.

A Surfing Mecca

With its Pacific ocean location and perfect weather, Costa Rica is one of the world's most beautiful surfing locations. Costa Rica has a large local surfing community and many visitors come to surf the abundant waves. At Pavones Beach you will find one of the longest left hand point breaks in the world. It is possible to surf all year round in Costa Rica thanks to its location on the Equator -close to the Pacific. This means that swells emanate from both northern and southern hemispheres at different times of the year!

Arenal Volcano
Arenal Volcano

Top 5 things to do in Costa Rica

1. Visit Tamarindo Beach

Ideal for surfing, buying surfing related goods, meeting the local surfing community and entertaining the kids. The beach is a popular attraction for locals and visitors and here you will also find resorts with cabinasand casinos, on-site gyms and various water sports and activities. Diving, sportfishing, surfing and fishing opportunities are plentiful.

2. Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve offers pristine beauty, abundant fauna and flora and biodiversity. Here you will find woodlands which lead to rainforests with tall trees. Orchids, bromeliads, mosses, ferns and vines dot the area. A restaurant, shop and gallery complete the facilities at this popular and peaceful area.

3. Play Golf

The golf courses in Costa Rica are set against the backdrop of oceans and mountains. Courses are excellent quality, challenging and beautiful. You can opt for the Vista Ridge Golf and Country Club, La Iguana Golf Course or the Los Delfines Golf and Country Club.

4. Visit Poas Volcano

This active 2,708-metre stratovolcano is found in central Costa Rica, within the Poas Volcano National Park. Since 1828 it has erupted 40 times. In April, 2017 visitors and residents were evacuated from the area due to an eruption. The mountain and volcano is nonetheless a very memorable day trip and a must-do activity.

5. Parque Diversiones

The Parque Diversiones amusement park was established in 1981 in San José and funds the National Children's Hospital and features four rollercoasters and three water coasters.

The Costa Rican army was abolished in 1949, and today no army exists.

Useful Information

Tropical climate

The Costa Rica climate is tropical due to its close proximity to the equator. This means it has no distinct summer and winter but does have a wet and dry season. The rainy season is between May to November. There are different climates on the Pacific vs the Caribbean coastline.

Costa rica events

The island hosts numerous events throughout the year. These include the Public festival of Palmares, Saints Day of Santa Cruz, Coffee Cup festival, the Carnival of Puntarenas, the Oxcarts-Parade, Dia de San Isidro Labrador, The National Orchid Exhibition and The International Festival of Arts.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Costa Rica

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Costa Rica?

Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $250 per night.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Costa Rica?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Costa Rica are November ($217 the average per night for accommodation), September ($236), and October ($239).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Costa Rica?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Costa Rica, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, December, April and June, with average prices per night of $276, $265, and $264, respectively.

Is Costa Rica a good location for a last-minute getaway?

You should book your stay well in advance when visiting Costa Rica, as only 40% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, September (with an availability of 62%), October (60%), and August (53%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

When are fewer rentals available in Costa Rica?

According to data from last year, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Costa Rica are, in order, January (with 20% of available rentals), February (20%), and March (28%).

Are there many rentals in Costa Rica?

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