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Enjoy Pristine Nature and Beaches From Your Costa Rica Vacation Rental

Welcome to the incredibly diverse country of Costa Rica. This beautiful land is situated between Nicaragua and Panama on the promontory that connects North America with South America. Costa Rica is renowned for its incredible beaches, geographic formations, and amazing biodiversity throughout its beautiful jungle landscapes. Come to this magnificent area and explore everything this country has to offer. Visit Costa Rica and book from a variety of idyllic Costa Rican vacation rentals so you have a place to call home when you stay here.

Primarily known for its beaches and protected forest areas, Costa Rica is also home to many other attractions and experiences. Visit the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum in San José, admire the magnificent La Fortuna Waterfall cascade, or snorkel at Cahuita National Park.

While a few colonial-era mansions can still be seen in San José, popular house styles in Costa Rica today include beach-facing bungalows, raised wooden houses, and modern Art Deco apartments, often available as vacation rentals. Eco-architecture has also been a growing trend in the country, and travelers can choose to stay in eco-friendly vacation homes.

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Best Vacation Home Deals in Costa Rica

House Cedros
May 6 - May 13
-16%
$88
$74 per night
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
5.0
"Excellent" (17 ratings)
Cedros, Cóbano, Costa Rica
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Villa Coco
Aug 5 - Aug 12
-52%
$215
$103 per night
Villa ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
4.9
"Excellent" (30 ratings)
Coco, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Condo Jaco
May 6 - May 13
-23%
$129
$99 per night
Condo ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (30 ratings)
Jaco, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
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Top-Rated Rentals and Accommodations in Costa Rica

House Potrero
Oct 7 - Oct 14
-42%
$295
$170 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
4.9
"Excellent" (104 ratings)
Potrero, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Villa Savegre
Sep 2 - Sep 9
-16%
$258
$218 per night
Villa ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (59 ratings)
Savegre, Bahía Ballena, Costa Rica
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Villa Santa Teresa Beach
May 13 - May 20
-22%
$409
$318 per night
Villa ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (52 ratings)
Santa Teresa Beach, Cóbano, Costa Rica
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Recommended Vacation Rentals in Costa Rica

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Condo Barrio Los Villalobos
Apr 16 - Apr 23
$177 per night
Condo ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (108 ratings)
Barrio Los Villalobos, Jaco, Costa Rica
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House Potrero
Oct 7 - Oct 14
-43%
$297
$170 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
4.9
"Excellent" (104 ratings)
Potrero, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Villa Santa Teresa Beach
May 13 - May 20
-23%
$410
$318 per night
Villa ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (52 ratings)
Santa Teresa Beach, Cóbano, Costa Rica
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Villa Savegre
Sep 2 - Sep 9
-16%
$258
$218 per night
Villa ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (59 ratings)
Savegre, Bahía Ballena, Costa Rica
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Villa Puerto Carrillo
Sep 9 - Sep 16
$618 per night
Villa ∙ 14 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (81 ratings)
Puerto Carrillo, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Villa Sámara
Apr 1 - Apr 8
$113 per night
Villa ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
5.0
"Excellent" (75 ratings)
Sámara, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Cabin Los Pargos
May 6 - May 13
$75 per night
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
4.9
"Excellent" (23 ratings)
Los Pargos, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Villa Guanacaste Province
Sep 9 - Sep 16
-17%
$511
$425 per night
Villa ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (48 ratings)
Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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House Ballena
Oct 7 - Oct 14
$249 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (78 ratings)
Ballena, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
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Villa Puerto Carrillo
Sep 9 - Sep 16
$618 per night
Villa ∙ 14 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (81 ratings)
Puerto Carrillo, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Villa Sámara
Apr 2 - Apr 9
$113 per night
Villa ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
5.0
"Excellent" (75 ratings)
Sámara, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Cabin Los Pargos
May 6 - May 13
$75 per night
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
4.9
"Excellent" (23 ratings)
Los Pargos, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi

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Villa Internet Guanacaste Province
Oct 7 - Oct 14
-18%
$510
$421 per night
Villa ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (48 ratings)
Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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House Internet Ballena
Oct 7 - Oct 14
$249 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (78 ratings)
Ballena, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
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House Internet Uvita
Jun 17 - Jun 24
$175 per night
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
5.0
"Excellent" (77 ratings)
Uvita, Bahía Ballena, Costa Rica
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Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning

Keep cool during your trip to Costa Rica and book a vacation rental with air conditioning.

House Aircondition Puerto Carrillo
May 21 - May 28
-21%
$247
$196 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (27 ratings)
Puerto Carrillo, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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House Aircondition Uvita
Dec 15 - Dec 22
$238 per night
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (32 ratings)
Uvita, Bahía Ballena, Costa Rica
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House Aircondition Playa Hermosa
May 31 - Jun 7
$272 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (56 ratings)
Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
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Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen

Cook up a feast on your next vacation and book a Costa Rica rental with full kitchen.

Apartment Kitchen Tamarindo
Dec 10 - Dec 17
$90 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
5.0
"Excellent" (28 ratings)
Tamarindo, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Condo Kitchen Playa Flamingo
Sep 2 - Sep 9
-45%
$300
$167 per night
Condo ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (29 ratings)
Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Condo Kitchen Playa Flamingo
Oct 21 - Oct 28
-38%
$243
$150 per night
Condo ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (81 ratings)
Playa Flamingo, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
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Popular Rental Amenities in Costa Rica

  • Internet (33,942)
  • Yard (25,113)
  • Air conditioning (24,043)
  • TV (23,816)
  • Pool (22,927)
  • Kitchen (22,072)
  • No smoking (21,886)
  • No pets (19,930)
  • Balcony/Patio (19,279)
  • Microwave (17,103)
  • Washer (12,711)
  • Grill (12,122)

Listed above are the most frequently used filters in Costa Rica and the number of properties that offer them. HomeToGo's data highlights that "Internet" and "Yard" turn out to be the most commonly provided features in Costa Rica. Three amenities that are not common are "Sauna," "Hot tub," and "Fireplace."

Price and Availability Index in Costa Rica

Vacation Rental Price Information in Costa Rica

This graph displays the average prices for the next twelve months in Costa Rica. The most expensive week of the next 12 months is in April (4/1 - 4/8), where prices hit an average of $441 a night. The cheapest week to book a vacation rental is in December (12/24 - 12/31).

Rental Availability Information in Costa Rica

Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in Costa Rica. The most challenging week to find a rental in the next twelve months is in December (12/24 - 12/31). May (5/13 - 5/20) has got the highest percentage of available rentals.

Accommodations for your vacation in Costa Rica

5,301 among the 40,599 offers in Costa Rica are house rental. They account for one-third of the property types in this destination (34.74%). Interestingly, the average rental fee for house rental is $588 per night, with an average area of 2,980 ft². Furthermore, these rentals are excellent for 8 it represents the average number of vacationers house rental can accommodate in Costa Rica. Vacationers who prefer something other than house rental can also find many apartment rental, which are the second most popular accommodation option in Costa Rica. The average size of apartment rental in Costa Rica is 1,170 ft², and the average price is $310 per night.
Where to find the best food in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica and its Cuisine

This Central American country cooks up an extremely delicious Latin-American cuisine. Restaurants throughout Costa Rica serve a number of fantastic traditional dishes. These include local and fresh meats and vegetables which are cooked in a fashion that has been influenced by the ancient indigenous inhabitants and the Spanish, and which incorporates the multitude of tropical fruits grown here. Here you can always enjoy mouth-watering cuisine.

Come to Costa Rica and enjoy its cuisine on a daily basis. Choose from the number of Costa Rica vacation rentals available to you so you have a place to unwind after you spend time in the country’s wonderful restaurants and eateries.

What are the top sights in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica and its Sights

The beautiful nation of Costa Rica is world-renowned for its natural surroundings, and it has some truly fantastic sights in store for you when you visit. If nature is your thing, you have come to the right place, with locations like the incredible Arenal Volcano. This iconic active volcano is situated around 50 miles from San José and is an impressive 5,550 feet tall. There is also a fantastic number of parks to visit here, with one-quarter of Costa Rica’s land under protection. Check out stunning national parks like Manuel Antonio, Tortuguero, and Corcovado, which are seen to be among the most naturally diverse places on earth.

If you wish to learn more about this amazing place, visit Costa Rica’s National Museum. Explore these buildings and discover the country’s diverse historic story.

What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Costa Rica?

Costa Rican Art and Culture

Though Costa Rica is well known for its incredible nature, there are also plenty of opportunities for you to engage in the country’s artistic and cultural scene. Have a classy night out at the impressive National Theater, a 19th-century building that houses a range of performance art in its concert hall. If you love art, visit the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, which is located in the country’s capital and displays a marvelous array of the nation’s artworks. Travelers can also visit the Center of Science and Culture, a building in San José that houses a range of Costa Rica’s cultural, scientific and artistic artifacts. Choose to stay at a Costa Rica vacation rental so that you have a cozy place to come back to after a day immersed in the region’s art and culture.

What are the best nightlife spots in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica and its Nightlife

When the sun sets in Costa Rica, the country’s party scene wakes up. Experience the country’s fantastic nightlife at a number of locations. Head to the capital and visit a number of lively pubs, bars, and nightclubs. Visit the town of Jaco, a highly popular nightlife destination for the locals, or check out Puerto Viejo, the country’s famed surf spot on the Caribbean sea where you can party on the beach.

What are the best events and festivals in Costa Rica?

Christmas and New Year in Costa Rica

The period around Christmas and New Year is a good time to immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of Costa Rica and to celebrate alongside locals. While Costa Ricans mostly celebrate the holidays with family, there are many annual events during this time.

The holiday celebrations in the country are kicked off with the Festival de la Luz (Festival of Lights) in the second week of December. Light a lantern and watch the colorful parade go by. Street dancers, bands, and floats – everything gets adorned with lights of various sizes and shades.

Las Fiesta de Zapote, held from Christmas Day through New Year’s Eve, is Costa Rica’s biggest rodeo celebration. The holiday festival features traditional bullfights, games, carnival rides, a horse parade, food stalls, and plenty of live music and dancing - it's a spectacle to savor.

What are the must-see attractions in Costa Rica?

The 5 Best Beaches in Costa Rica

1. Conchal Beach

The white sand at Conchal Beach in Guanacaste is peppered with millions of seashells, making it sparkle against the sun and gentle blue waters – truly a magical sight. This peaceful beach is perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

2. Manuel Antonio Beach

Manuel Antonio Beach is among the most popular in Costa Rica. Known for its white sand and calm waters, this beach is ideal for families. With the national park close by, you can often spot white-faced monkeys, sloths, and more.

3. Tamarindo Beach

If you wish to try your hand at surfing, Tamarindo Beach is the best one for beginners. The beach is also known for its buzzing nightlife and the surrounding Las Baulas National Park, making it a much-loved spot among active travelers.

4. Dominical Beach

Dominical Beach, located on the South Pacific Coast, is another favored spot with surfing enthusiasts. When not riding the waves, take a stroll on the tranquil beach with its lush greenery. Plus, there are several great bars and restaurants to keep you fuelled on your adventures.

5. Santa Teresa and Malpais

Visit the Nicoya Peninsula if you wish to go off the beaten path for some quiet beach time. The beaches of Santa Teresa and Malpais have beautiful rugged coastlines and spectacular views. The area is also a haven for yoga buffs.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Costa Rica?

On average, a House rental or Apartment rental in Costa Rica costs $27 per night.

How many vacation rentals are available to book in Costa Rica?

May has the highest amount of available House rental and Apartment rental in Costa Rica, so you can expect plenty of offers, even for last-minute bookings.

What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Costa Rica?

If you're looking to book a vacation rental in Costa Rica, the most common amenities others search for are houses with Internet, Yard, and TV.

How many vacation rentals are in Costa Rica?

Discover 40,599 vacation rentals available to book in Costa Rica.

Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Costa Rica?

Finding a cabin rental in Costa Rica that allows dogs is definitely possible, with 3,868 pet-friendly homes on offfer.

What's the best time of year to travel to Costa Rica?

April and March are typically the warmest months in Costa Rica with temperatures around 82 °F. January and February in Costa Rica are the coldest, with 66 °F on average.

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