With vibrant bustling cities, lush dense rain forests, active volcanoes and stunning beaches, Costa Rica is home to everything a traveler could ever want in a vacation.
Head to the northernmost part of Costa Rica in Guanacaste for a relaxing vacation and beaches filled with exclusive resorts and spas. Along the Nicoya Peninsula, there are plenty of places where travelers can participate in yoga classes and wellness retreats and is a great spot for practicing mindfulness. Surfing and swimming are popular along the Nicoya Peninsula also, though this is generally possible throughout the entirety of Costa Rica since the country is an island nation brimming with picturesque coastlines.
For more adrenaline-inducing activities in Costa Rica, travelers can visit the active Arenal Volcano. The volcano can be hiked camped at or even ziplined across! Elsewhere, the Monteverde Cloud Forest is a pleasant place for walking and serves up the chance to spot some rare tropical birds and wildlife.
The best time to travel to Costa Rica is during the winter, between the months of December and March.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Costa Rica is in December, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Costa Rica is in the high season in February. Costa Rica has its low season in October, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Costa Rica tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Costa Rica tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.