Holidays in Costa Rica

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Barceló San José
Barceló San José
4 out of 5
Autopista General Canas 3km, El Robledal - La Uruca, San Jose, San Jose
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The price is AU$108 per night from 26 Nov. to 26 Nov.
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,031 reviews)
"This is a beautiful property. The rooms are nice and well kept. Staff is amazing. And the food at the Ranchero Grill was delicious. Very nice hotel"

Reviewed on 24 Oct. 2021

Barceló San José
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
3 out of 5
Hwy 1 Airport Blvd, Alajuela
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$158 per night from 8 Nov. to 8 Nov.
4.5/5 Wonderful! (981 reviews)
"The staff and service was excellent. They could add other items to the menu"

Reviewed on 15 Oct. 2021

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive
Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Playa Matapalo- Sardinal, Carrillo, El Ocotal, Guanacaste
4.2/5 Very Good! (989 reviews)
"The first impression was this will be a nice time, even though it is the rainy season. The service was excellent! The pools weren't all open, but there were plenty of other pools to use and they were repairing that wasn't available. The food was ok, if you are a diabetic and a pescatarian your selections ..."

Reviewed on 23 Oct. 2021

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Hotel Riu Palace Costa Rica - All Inclusive
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Costa Rica Holiday

“Pura vida” (or the “simple life”) is more than just a saying in Costa Rica — it’s a way of living. This Central American country is one of the happiest in the world.

Costa Rica Hotel + Flights

You have loads of choices when it comes to finding a place to stay in Costa Rica. There are 10527 hotels listed on Expedia starting at AU$108 a night. But if you’d rather put your money toward unforgettable experiences, combine your hotel and flight and save with our Costa Rica Holiday Packages. You can also add a rental car and activities to your booking — do your holiday your way, for a whole lot less. Natural gems like Manuel Antonio National Park are waiting to be discovered on our expert-guided tours.

Your Costa Rica Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1: Most travellers fly into Juan Santamaria International Airport, just outside San José. Drop off your bags at your hotel before exploring downtown San José, including Mercado Central and the historic neighbourhood of Barrio Amón.

  • Day 2-4: Book a rental car and drive north for around 3 hours to La Fortuna. This is the base for exploring Arenal Volcano National Park. Continue to Monteverde and explore its mystical Cloud Forest Reserve, zip line parks and suspension bridges.

  • Day 5-6: Next stop, Manuel Antonio National Park. Keep your eyes peeled for sloths and the resplendent but elusive quetzal bird.

Costa Rica Information

  • Join in the longest party of the year, Palmares Festival. Held over two weeks in January, this carnival-style celebration features concerts, horse parades and more.

  • Spending most of your time in and around the capital of Costa Rica? Check out our San José Holiday Packages.

  • If you’re in the mood to really kick back and relax during your getaway, stay at one of our All Inclusive Resorts in Costa Rica.

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