This Barranca hotel is on the beach, 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Puntarenas Beach, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Caldera Port and Puntarenas Pier. Victoria Park and Puntarenas ...
Sep 1 - Sep 2
This family-friendly Santa Ana hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Business Center Forum 1, Momentum Lindora Shopping Center and Business ...
Sep 1 - Sep 2
Situated in San Jose, this beach hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Estadio Nacional, Museum of Costa Rican Art, and Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional ...
Aug 30 - Aug 31
Nestled on the beach, this Papagayo property is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Marina Papagayo and 11.8 mi (19.1 km) from Santa Rosa National Park. Playa Panamá and Hidden ...
Aug 25 - Aug 26
Located near the airport, this family-friendly hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Museum of Costa Rican Art, National Theater, and Gold Museum (Museo de Oro). ...
Sep 22 - Sep 23
Nestled on the beach, this El Ocotal property is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Diamante Eco Adventure Park and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Haras del Mar Equestrian Center. Penca ...
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This family-friendly La Fortuna lodge is located in the mountains, within 2 mi (3 km) of Ecotermales Fortuna and Arenal Volcano National Park. Ecoglide Arenal ...
Sep 18 - Sep 19
This family-friendly Ciudad Cariari hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Plaza Real Cariari, Ultrapark Free Zone & Business Center, and Global ...
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For breathtaking biodiversity, a historical presence and serious cultural flair, Costa Rica is unsurpassed. Whether you are immersing yourself in the national parks, or enjoying churros in the cacophony of San Jose, there is an endless stream of budget-friendly fun to be enjoyed. With natural wonders like the Poás Volcano Crater and a temperate climate, Costa Rica is an adventurer's paradise. Let CheapTickets help you plan your Costa Rica vacation, plus have enough cash left for some comida tipica by the sea.
Costa Rica vacations are wonderful for anytime of the year. Annual temperatures are between 70oF and 80oF. The tropical climate of Costa Rica makes it a popular travel destination for visitors that want to escape the winter chills and take advantage of the warm temperatures that the country has to offer. Rain fall is primarily present from May to November. If you would like to avoid the rainy season in Costa Rica, the best time to visit is between December and April. Attend the National Orchid Show in San José in March or Puntarenas Carnival the last week in February.
While you're in San Jose, this immense cathedral is a must-see on your Costa Rica vacation. The Metropolitan Cathedral is the largest church in the country and was rebuilt in 1871 after a massive earthquake nearly destroyed it. Now full of intricate wooden pillars and soaring reliefs (not to mention a charming stamp museum), the cathedral is completely free to visit.
This is one of the few free national parks in Costa Rica, and it brims with verdant beauty and environmental info. Explore through the Caribbean Conservation Corporation's Natural History Center, and take a lesson (or two) in their inspiring conservation efforts.
Meander through the capital city on your Costa Rica travels, and stumble across an array of buildings built in the extravagant Colonial style. Take a free tour of the National Theater or brush up on some history in the National Archives. San Jose will give you the flavor of Costa Rican culture that won't cost you a cent.
Costa Rica is known as a tropical paradise largely thanks to its peerless beaches. Whatever you want from your Costa Rica travels, you can be sure there's suited to your lifestyle. Experienced surfers hang tan for Playa Hermosa, and Playa Platanares offers great swimming, sunbathing and kayaking in the nearby mangroves. Families flock to Playa Negra for its safe swimming and body boarding.
Costa Rica enjoys top ranks on the Happy Planet Index (HPI), and you can discover why with a night with the Parismina Sea Turtle Commission. For a small donation, tag along with a local guide for hands-on experience caring for turtles. And the shimmering view of the moon twinkling over the sea isn't too shabby either.
Head over to the Manuel Antonio section of Costa Rica for some delightful dishes at the El Patio Bistro Latino during your Costa Rica travel.
Check out the popular and active Arenal Volcano situated near Costa Rica’s Lake Arenal.
Fishing, surfing, sailing, golfing, boat rides, horseback riding, and much more can be done at Tamrindo Beach’s Playa Tamrindo resort.
Costa Rica’s San José area offers tons of outdoor adventures through the Desafio Adventure Company.
Some of Costa Rica’s best beaches are located at the Santa Rosa National Park on the northwest end of the country.
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