Costa Rica Holidays-Accommodation and Restaurants

If you are planning for a vacation and seeking a place with rich bio-diversity, amazing wildlife, misty jungles, stunning gold and silver beaches, active volcanoes, you can consider Costa Rica as one of the best destinations. This country is like a bridge between two countries as it is in the middle of South and North America. Costa Rica is considered as the best of Latin America. Blending the Caribbean and Pacific scenery, Costa Rica is a perfect holiday destination for you. If you go for a Costa Rica holiday, you can get the opportunity to explore its amazing flora and fauna and enjoy thrilling adventure, surf amazing waves of its different surf spots, explore the wonderful underwater life, go for watching its  soaring volcanoes and visit wonderful waterfalls, meet its friendly people and know about their lifestyle, culture and food as well as enjoy their amazing festivals. Whether you love to stay close to beaches or in the middle of a jungle or even in a pick of a mountain resort, there is everything for everyone Costa Rica can offer. Yoga lovers and food lovers will find variety of places to explore and enjoy. For cloud forest you can choose Moteverde, for amazing beaches Manuel Antonio and if you want to enjoy watching turtles you can visit Tortuguero and for enjoying outdoor adventure Arenal Volcano might be considered. Costa Rica Holidays might be a lifetime experience for you.

Places to stay:

If you are thinking about Costa Rica holidays accommodations, there are plenty of choices including luxurious hotels, hostels, budget friendly dorm houses, bed and breakfast and also camping sites.

San Jose:

If you are in or around San Jose and if you are a quick stopover, you can choose Hotel Luisiana in Santa Ana. Just 20 minutes from the International airport, you can stay in Xandari and Hotel Presidente is also a well-priced accommodation close to the airport. Best Western Irazu is also a great option to think about. In the heart of San Jose, Barceló San José Palacio is a great resort. A luxurious boutique hotel Grano de Oro can also be considered.


If you are in Jaco town and want to stay in a all-inclusive hotel, you can choose Best Western Jaco Beach All Inclusive Resort that is set 1 km from the center of the city. 90 km away from the Juan Santamaria International Airport and set right on the beach, Croc’s Resort & Casino is also a great option. Hotel Club del Mar Resort and Condominiums is a great place in Jaco for enjoying a memorable romantic vacation or family getaway. 


This small port city also include some of the amazing places to stay and enjoy a comfortable Costa Rica holidays. If you want to stay in a eco lodge, you can choose Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge that can only be reached by boat. Its restaurant serves a range of South American cuisine. On the edge of the Piedras Blancas National Park, Esquinas Lodge is also an eco-lodge you can consider. Situated 15 km from Golfito, Playa Cativo Lodge is a great place with private beach area.

La Fortuna:

Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul is 1.5 km from the town and it is on the way to the waterfall. A bed and breakfast hotel Tree Houses Hotel have 5 tree houses and ideal for the nature lovers who want to watch the birds and wildlife from eye view. If you want to stay in a luxurious place, you can choose Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens that also features 3 restaurants.


This medium sized town is situated about 43 km northwest of San Jose. It has some best accommodation options to have a memorable Costa Rica holiday experience. From the International Airport Juan Santa Maria within 35 minutes you can reach La Terraza Guest House that features trio suites-La Vista, La Bella Vista and El Río Vista Apartment-Suite.


In this beach town you will find several types of accommodations. You can choose beach resort Tamarindo Diria, can stay in a boutique luxury hotel Hotel Arco Iris or can choose 15 Love Bed & Breakfast and there are many other options to choose from.


Jungle’s Edge is the newest all-inclusive yoga and surf center and it is a great place to stay in Nosara while you are in your Costa Rica holidays and travelling the Nosara town. If you are traveling with you pet and seeking a pet friendly place, you can choose Nosara Retreat. Some other accommodations in Nosara include Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort, La Negra Surf Hotel and Soda, Bella Vista Mar and many more.

There are many other towns in different regions of Costa Rica. If you are planning for Costa Rica holidays and want to stay in a particular region, it is better to find out the suitable place for reserve earlier.

Here are some dining options in different places of Costa Rica:

San Jose:

Restaurante Grano de Oro:

It is one of the greatest restaurant for enjoying delicious food while you are in or around San Jose. At this place you can enjoy both Costa Rican and European dishes. 

Sapore Trattoria:

For enjoying  Italian cuisine you can visit this amazing restaurant.

Tin Jo:

It is an amazing restaurant serves Asian foods including Indian, Japanese and Chinese dishes.

You can also visit many other restaurants in San Jose like Jürgen’s Restaurant, Restaurante Gaudi, Tintos y Blancos, Chancay, La Ostra Sea Food & Grill and many more.

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El Hicaco Restaurant:

While you are in Jaco, you can enjoy some delicious food at this restaurant and at the same time enjoy amazing sunset view. It serves different types of meat dishes, pasta and seafood plates as well as a variety of cocktails.

Side Street Bistro:

It prepares all the delicious dishes with organic food materials. You will love their Artisanal homemade breads and gourmet sandwiches. This restaurant offers Sunday brunch with bottomless mimosas and it also serves a selection of craft beer.

You can also visit: Soda Jaco Rustico and Jaco Laguna Resort & Beach Club



If you want to have delicious breakfast and lunch in limited budget, you can visit this restaurant.


It is the oldest restaurant in Tamarindo. It offers delicious seafood dishes which are prepared with freshly caught seafood. It also serves some delicious meats and some of the mouthwatering desserts.

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Some other restaurant options in Tamarindo include: NOI Bistro Tamarindo, Café Tico Tamarindo, La Princesa Cafe, Fish & Cheeses Italian Restaurant.


Nosara beach town has many options to choose from and enjoy delicious food of both Costa Rica and many other countries.

You can visit: Burgers and Beers, El Chivo Cantina, 10Pies, La Luna, Beach Dog Cafe and many more.

More info: 5 Best Restaurants in Nosara for Travelers from USA


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