Most travelers equate Costa Rica with its beautiful eco lodges which are famous properties that are firmly committed to conservation. These lodges are financially supported by local communities that educate clients to be gentle to their surroundings.
Lodges tend to be in the natural settings, the resorts are along the beaches and hotels are located in the cities.
Here’s a quick rundown of the types of accommodations in Costa Rica that could probably fit your taste and penny.
Costa Rica is one of the most eco-conscious countries of the world, so you have got the chance to pick your unique hotels. These hotels don’t have to be on trees to be ecological. They are hotels that let you be friendly with nature.
Whether you want to stay beachside or along a rainforest, Costa Rica has the best options for you. These eco-hotels sometimes run on solar power and cater to different needs of guests. Want to do yoga on the beach, hiking in the forest, or surfing at the coast. They usually serve healthy cuisine and offer exceptional views.
One of the most luxurious and sustainable eco-lodge of Costa Rica is Lapa Rios which is a five-star lodge that has around 17 low impact bungalows that is built on a private tropical rain forest reserve. It is a lodge that educates the importance of sustainability to both the guests as well as the employees working.
Beyond the big five star lodges, there are many local lodges who are trying to make a positive impact on communities and the environment.
NOTE: The lodge’s star rating will tell you how sustainable it is, not the level of amenities it offers.
Hotels in Costa Rica are said to have a laid-back environment that is cozy and quite welcoming. Global brands like Marriott, Radisson, Crowne Plaza have placed themselves around the country. These hotels accommodate travelers, no matter what.
Hotels can be found at all major areas of interest and are easily accessible and navigable. Travelers who really like to emerge themselves into the culture and tradition of Costa Rica and enjoy the lifestyle while you have a candid look of how the daily life in Costa Rica looks like.
Boutique hotels are also a latest trend in the whole of Costa Rica. A famous boutique hotel named Villa Caletas is nestled in a lush Cliffside rain forest.
If being pampered by the sea is what you always wanted, then don’t worry Costa Rica has got this for you. Many beach resorts specialize in providing unique experiences to guests. For example: golf, spa treatments or even casinos.
Indulge into the culture of Costa Rica and enjoy home away from home. Eat home-cooked meals and practice Spanish by living in a homestay.
The concept of homestay is unique. You get to experience an environment closer to your own home while you also participate in activities like chocolate tours, coffee farms, wildlife walks, cheese making classes and much more.
Many individuals make their homes with basic, and comfortable rooms that are extremely affordable.
If you prefer living the country lifestyle of this paradise, then a vacation rental is the best option for you. Vacation rentals are available all across the country and is a great opportunity for the people who want to see Costa Rica – from the bustling cities to the sandy beaches.
The rentals range from five-star lodging to cost-effective accommodations. So, no matter what your budget is you will always find something that fits your holidays.
Most of these vacation rentals are perfect for big families or larger groups, as they provide plenty of space for everyone.
If having everything on your fingertips is what you like, then an all-inclusive resort is the best option for you. At just one price, you will get everything that you want from vacation without having to book everything separately. These resorts are friendly and are located near the country’s best attractions. You can often book the local tours through these resort, so that you can get a glimpse of the major attractions in the country.