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Highlights Costa Rica

  • Paradise beaches
  • Impressive natural landscapes
  • Active tourism
  • Ideal for families
  • Wellness tourism

Best Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Costa Rica

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Bahía Drake, Puntarenas
Room • 80 m² • 1 Bedroom
Rental basis: Room with own facilitiesNumber of bedrooms: 1; Number of other rooms with beds: 0Taxes of Tax 12 EUR Per stay may be collected during the booking process. If this is not supported, they must be paid to the host upon arrival.Casita cecropia rental is a room of the Gonzalez Castro family. We are located in the BahiaDrake area, 800 meters from the beach.Located on the grandparents' farm, this house meets all the requirements to host couples, friends and families.CasitaCcecropia.offers all travelers comfort and the best price in the Drake Bay area.It includes.accommodation for 5 p...
from CA$281 / night
Room • 90 m² • 1 Bedroom
Rental basis: Room with shared facilitiesNumber of bedrooms: 1; Number of other rooms with beds: 0Taxes of VAT (Value Added Tax) 13 % of Rental Amount may be collected during the booking process. If this is not supported, they must be paid to the host upon arrival.With capacity for guests, this accommodation is excellent for tourist groups and family celebrations, due to its facilities; in an intimate and unconventional space, with organic notes, comfort and elegance. With personalized service and attention, with great privacy in a quiet environment in the mountains. Located in San Rafael d...
from CA$54 / night
Cahuita, Limón
Vacation Rental • 55 m² • 2 Bedrooms
Rental basis: Entire house or apartmentNumber of bedrooms: 2; Number of other rooms with beds: 0Villa# 6 Luxury Two Bed Villa - Private Garden4 Persons2 BedroomsFull Kitchen: Refrigerator, microwave, coffee machine, blender, rice cooker, hot plate, utensils, cutlery.One Full Luxury Bathroom: Separate hot water shower, toilet, and vanity.Two Full Size Beds: Four-post mosquito netting with his and her in bed reading lights.**additional bedding is available for guests over 4 people (a fee will apply for each additional Person)**Laundry: A weekly bedding and towel wash and dry is included in yo...
from CA$154 / night

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Costa Rica

CA$385for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
CA$454 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Costa Rica

35%for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
71% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Types of vacation rental in Costa Rica

Thousands of rentals, houses, villas and luxury villas on the beach and in nature

Have you already decided that you want to book a vacation rental in Costa Rica to spend your vacation discovering all the charms of this wonderful country? Well you are lucky, because On Holidu we have the best search engine for tourist rentals, houses, villas and villas throughout the Internet. The best accommodation offers so that you can organize a trip completely tailored to your needs and enjoy an unforgettable vacation. From cheap rentals near paradisiacal beaches to houses in the middle of nature, passing by chalets and luxury villas in quiet residential areas on the outskirts of the main cities. Completely equipped with all basic services and, in some cases, also with other more exclusive features such as garden, private swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi. Whether you come as a couple, with your family or with friends, don't doubt that you will find your perfect rental in Costa Rica.

Why book a rental in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica has an extension of 322 kilometres between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean among which we can find an incredible variety of landscapes thanks to its different microclimates, which makes the traveller can enjoy different times in the same day, making this destination a true paradise. Sun, beach, adventure, nature and culture are the ingredients that Costa Rica offers to satisfy the tastes of thousands of tourists who each year decide to book a vacation rental in Costa Rica to enjoy a dream vacation.

Vacations in Costa Rica

The area and how to find your way around

Costa Rica: a paradise of beaches and unspoiled nature

Costa Rica is a small country of approximately 5 million inhabitants located in Central America. More than half of the population lives in the capital, San Jose, and the Greater Metropolitan Area which includes the provinces of Cartago, Alajuela and Heredia. It has a total of seven provinces, which in turn are divided into 81 cantons.

The best areas to rent a rental in Costa Rica

When choosing the area to book a rental in Costa Rica, it is important to consider the type of trip you want to make. You can take a city as your centre of operations to go to different places or book several vacation rental in Costa Rica and do a complete tour of the country. If you want to enjoy the paradisiacal beaches of Costa Rica, the best resorts to book a vacation rental are Esterillos, Jaco, Hermosa and Boca Barranca. But if nature and active tourism activities are your thing, we recommend the centre of the country, where you can find the national parks of Tapanti-Macizo de la Muerte and Los Quetzales, as well as the Irazu volcano. You can rent a house or stay in a rental in San Jose, as they are not far from the capital. In addition, if you stay in the centre of San Jose, you will be able to have all the necessary services for your stay and, at the same time, make numerous cultural visits around the city.

Types of travellers and activities

Costa Rica for families with children

Costa Rica is a great destination for families with children, as its tourism offer is increasingly important to meet the demands of this type of public. If you decide to rent a rental or a chalet in Costa Rica, you will be able to choose between numerous proposals of sport, adventures, nature and relation so that all of you have a great time. For example, go into tropical forests to discover the country's fauna and flora, surf, raft or hike. But also, you can be sure that the youngest members of the family will have a great time bathing and playing on the beach.

Did you know that "Pura Vida" is an expression heard a lot in Costa Rica and is often used as a greeting instead of a "hello" or a "goodbye"?

Top 5 Recommendations in Costa Rica

1. Sunbathe on its paradisiacal beaches

Costa Rica has a privileged location in the heart of Central America. With beaches bathed by the Atlantic and Pacific separator for just three hours by car. This allows the traveller to enjoy a wide variety of options. From tree-lined beaches between natural spaces ideal for relaxing to others perfect for diving, surfing or strolling along the shore.

2. Immerse yourself in the rural lifestyles of its population

In Costa Rica it is possible to make rural tourism excursions to get to know the essence and identity of Costa Rican culture. A perfect combination between culture and nature in places full of peace and comfort in coexistence with the customs and traditions that live immersed in the natural diversity.

3. Get rid of stress thanks to Wellness tourism

Costa Rica offers the ideal conditions to get rid of stress and forget the hectic pace of daily life. You will be able to experience the pleasures of Wellness tourism and enjoy a wide range of activities to renew your body, mind and soul.

4. Fall in love with its beautiful natural landscapes

Costa Rica has 29 natural parks, 19 wildlife refuges, 8 biological reserves and a good number of protected areas that make nature lovers and active tourism enthusiasts fall in love with. The offer of hiking and excursions is very varied: walking, cycling or horseback riding, bird watching, cable cars, lakes, etc..

5. Visit Poas Volcano

Poas Volcano, located in the Central Volcanic Range, is one of the most visited places in the country. It has one of the largest geyser-like craters on the planet, with a diameter of approximately 1.32 km. In addition, there is a second crater where the green lagoon is located, which takes on this colour due to its large amount of sulfuric acid.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Costa Rica

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Costa Rica in 2020, during the period hit by the pandemic?

Based on our data, Costa Rica has an average price of CA$270.61 per night, a relatively high one under the countries in North America.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Costa Rica?

]If you would like to make the most of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Costa Rica are May (CA$216.76 the average per night for accommodation), October (CA$254.37), and June (CA$257.01).

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Costa Rica?

Analyzing the data from 2020, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of April (CA$311.98), January (CA$305.19), and December (CA$297.93).

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Costa Rica well in advance?

To discover Costa Rica, you don't have to be organized far in advance. It has a high annual average availability of 55%, which leaves room for spontaneity.

When are more vacation rentals available?

In 2020, the months with the largest number of properties available of the year in Costa Rica were May, June and July, with average availabilities of 69.6%, 67.75%, and 67.5%, respectively.

Which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

The accommodations in Costa Rica reach their peak in demand in February, with an availability rate of 23.4%. The second most requested month is January, with 28%, and the third is March with 36.75%.

How many rentals are there in Costa Rica?

In Costa Rica we collaborate with 13 different providers to give you a choice of 8300 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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