Costa Rica Holiday Packages

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Your Costa Rica Holiday

If you’re struggling to decide between a city break, a sizzling summer holiday or a jungle adventure, pack your bags for a Costa Rica holiday package. White sands, blue waters and perfect surf conditions surround this central American marvel – one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. In a nation of rainforests, you can pack your Costa Rica travel package to swim under waterfalls, zipline through the canopy, climb Cloud Forest suspension bridges and party in culture-rich San José, the capital, where the vibing nightlife is the best in the country. Costa Rica adventure holidays are unforgettable.

Top destinations in Costa Rica

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Caribbean Coast holidays boast white-sand beaches and a bounty of water sports

Costa Rica's eastern coast is the Caribbean coast where you can enjoy white sandy beaches as well as the clear turquoise water. It's easy to relax on the beach, but you'll still find plenty of adventures to enjoy if you're looking for a more active experience. Surfing, swimming and snorkelling are quite common, and you'll also find opportunities for diving if you're feeling brave.

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South Pacific Coast holiday packages bring you to a hidden gem with quiet beaches and a lush rainforest

The South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica is one of the least visited regions in the country, which is a shame because it has some truly incredible features. You'll find some of the most tranquil beaches in the country along with a vibrant rainforest that comprises most of the inland region. Additionally, the lack of serious crowds here makes it one of the best places in the country to relax.

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Breathtaking views and diverse wildlife are among the highlights of a Manuel Antonio holiday

Manuel Antonio National Park is home to breathtaking natural beauty and adventures to enjoy including a dense rainforest with well-kept walking trails and 3 distinct iconic beaches. The wildlife here is also quite impressive and diverse letting you see some incredible animals along the way. The views are picturesque no matter where you are with colour and life in every direction.

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Find package deals for an outdoor-adventure holiday to Tamarindo

Tamarindo is an iconic beach town that lets you indulge all your desires for watersports. It's most widely known for its surfing opportunities, as the waves here tend to be perfect for those looking to ride the board. Of course, you'll also find opportunities for sailing and snorkelling. Outside of the water, you can enjoy ziplining and even volcano hikes thanks to the mountain in the area.

Costa Rica Hotel Deals

Barceló San José
Barceló San José
4 out of 5
Autopista General Canas 3km, El Robledal - La Uruca, San Jose, San Jose, 458-1150
The price is £68 per night from 3 Jun to 4 Jun
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in San Jose. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,080 reviews)
"The Barcelo is a nice hotel near downtown San Jose. The rooms are nice, the lobby is nice, the staff could use a few lessons on what their priorities should be however. We had to wait while the girl at the desk did work on stuff that she could have done after taking care of us. The Sushi restaurant ..."

Reviewed on 15 May 2022

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, 1017
The price is £119 per night from 13 Jun to 14 Jun
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Alajuela. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,190 reviews)
"Very close to the airport and very good shuttle service. Excellent breakfast included."

Reviewed on 16 May 2022

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive
Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Sardinal de Carrillo, Playa Matapalo, El Ocotal, Guanacaste
Stay at this 4-star beach resort in El Ocotal. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities ...
3.9/5 Good! (990 reviews)
"The property was spotless! The staff went out of their way to provide a fun experience for their guests! Highly recommend!"

Reviewed on 15 May 2022

Riu Guanacaste - All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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 10142 hotels listed on Expedia starting at £68 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 three 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, bullfights (no bloodshed), 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 holidays in Costa Rica.

Frequently asked questions

Popular places to visit in Costa Rica

Costa Rica itinerary for 7 days

Day 1: San Jose

  • Go on a guided walking tour around Downtown San Jose
  • La Salle Natural Science Museum
  • Barhop the city’s funky microbreweries starting in the Barrio Escalante neighbourhood

Where to stay: Stay within walking distance of the San Jose city center in the Hotel Presidente, or enjoy central La Sabana Park in Parque del Lago Boutique Hotel, with a restaurant, bar and buffet breakfast.

Transportation: We recommending arranging a car hire at the airport for easy travel around San Jose. After the 15-minute drive from the airport to central San Jose, leave the rental car at your hotel and get around on foot. Public transportation and taxis are also available.

Days 2–4: La Fortuna and Arenal National Park

It’s a 3.5-hour drive from San Jose to the town of La Fortuna, your base for the next 2 days.

  • Arenal Volcano National Park and Lake Arenal
  • Walk across bridges suspended in the rainforest canopy in the Arenal Hanging Bridges Park
  • Hike to La Fortuna Waterfall
  • Follow Las Coladas Trail to the crater of the dormant Cerro Chato Volcano and its crater lake
  • Buy a pass to visit the natural hot springs at Tabacon Thermal Resort and Spa

Where to stay: For a convenient location for your daytrips, book a room at Casa Luna Hotel & Spa with a Costa Rica package deals. Or, experience boutique luxury at Nayara Gardens, where you’ll have your own villa.

Days 5–7: Potrero

From Arenal National Park, it’s just over a 3-hour drive to Potrero, a small town on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast where you’ll be based for the last 2 days of your Costa Rica vacation.

  • Enjoy a sunset catamaran tour with snorkeling and kayaking
  • Playa Potrero, Playa Penca and Playa Flamingo
  • Rincon de la Vieja National Park or Santa Rosa National Park, both within a 2-hour drive
  • Tamarindo, a popular surfing town about 40 minutes south of Portero

Where to stay: We recommend Bahia de Sol Beach Front Boutique Hotel, which has a full-service spa, or stay in a private villa at family-friendly Villas Estival, where there is a kids’ pool and playground.