40+ Amazing Airbnbs in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s slogan of “Pura Vida” is calling all those who want to be in nature, reconnect with mother Earth, and travel responsibly. It’s no wonder that the Central American country is a top choice for travelers from all over the world, despite the price tags that could come quite scary. If you want to travel to Costa Rica, enjoy the local atmosphere, and stay in experiential places, we’ve got this list of amazing Airbnbs in Costa Rica for you.

We’ve split all the awesome accommodation into different regions of the country so you can find those in the areas you’re planning to stay. It could go the other way around – a nice Airbnb might put a place on your itinerary in Costa Rica.

So after tons of research and days of work to put this article together, here’s our list of 40+ amazing Airbnbs in Costa Rica. We’ve split them into 9 different regions of the country. Enjoy!

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Monteverde

The Green Mountain is calling all nature and adventure aficionados. It’s one of our favorite areas in Costa Rica that could leave your jaws dropped countless times. Now let’s find some great stays in Monteverde.

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Check out all the available stays in Monteverde!

Suite Tacari at Casa Valentina Monteverde

About this Airbnb: A cozy guest suite with a garden view and forest backdrop. A great value that’s walking distance to numerous attractions, free hikes, local creamery, crafts store, grocery, coffee shop, bakery, quality restaurants, and the bus line. Enjoy your stay surrounded by nature and tranquility, and wake up to the sounds of birds, and if your lucky, monkeys in the backyard.

Location: 1km away from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

This Airbnb is perfect for: Tacari is great for couples looking for a romantic getaway, or singles who want some good comfortable R and R.

They offer a very large private room with a big comfy bed, jacuzzi (hot tub), hot shower, couch, private balcony, microwave, mini-fridge, coffee maker, wifi, and private garden space. And even though it’s an incredible room, the true highlight is waking up to some spectacular views. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

La Guatusa House – Green Paradise Homes

About this Airbnb: La Guatusa House is located in the heart of Monteverde, surrounded by forest, private trails, and an incredible observation deck. La Guatusa House has two rooms with a queen bed, another one with one single bed, a living room with a big sofa, a nice view of the forest, a full kitchen, one bathroom with a hot shower, a small deck, and private parking.

Location: Located 4 km from Santa Elena Town and 2 km from the Monteverde Reserve.

This Airbnb is perfect for: Families or groups of friends of up to 5 people.

Green Paradise guests have access to the trails, inside the house, you will find a map with all the information to have a nice walk on your own. After sunset, no one is allowed to use the trails without a guide. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Casita Moss – in the Heart of Old Monteverde

About this Airbnb: A cozy guest suite with a garden view and forest backdrop. A great value that’s walking distance to numerous attractions, free hikes, local creamery, crafts store, grocery, coffee shop, bakery, quality restaurants and the bus line. There is a queen bed, work desk/chair, private bath and fully-equipped kitchen.

Location: Old Monteverde

This Airbnb is perfect for: Ideal for couples on holiday and professionals on business travel. A small pack’n’play is available for infants/toddlers.

Search for native and neo-tropical migratory species along adjacent trails, on their quite neighborhood road or within two forest reserves close-by (Bajo del Tigre and Curi-Cancha). Monteverde’s top-rated restaurants are within less than a few blocks. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Private Honeymoon Cabin

About this Airbnb: Sunset Hill is a Family project with four houses in the property of 5 acres. A clean room with hot water, possible chance to see animals right outside the rooms, and owner help with guides and activities. The covered balcony is ideal for enjoying a morning coffee.

Location: 20 minutes of walking or 5 minutes of driving from Santa Elena town

This Airbnb is perfect for: Sunset Hill Cabin is an unforgettable place to stay for couples.

The cabin has a fully equipped kitchen, 1 bedroom with king size. The home is in the middle of a lush 5+ acre property, which ensures absolute privacy and tranquility. No wifi in the House. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Private House With Gulf view

About this Airbnb: Sunset Hill is a Family project with four houses on the property of 5 acres. A clean room with hot water, possible chance to see animals right outside the rooms, and owner help with guides and activities. The covered balcony is ideal for enjoying a morning coffee or for watching an amazing Costa Rican sunset.

Location: 20 minutes of walking or 5 minutes of driving from Santa Elena town

This Airbnb is perfect for: 2 couple or a family of up to 4.

The house has a fully equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms with a king-size bed, and is in the middle of a lush 5+ acre property, which ensures absolute privacy and tranquility. No wifi in the house. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Private Honeymoon Suite With Gulf View

About this Airbnb: The Private Honeymoon Suite With Gulf View unforgettable place to stay with a majestic view. Sunset Hill is a Family project with four houses on the property of 5 acres. There is a chance to see animals right outside the rooms, and owner help with guides and activities. The covered balcony is ideal for enjoying a morning coffee or for watching an amazing Costa Rican sunset.

Location: 20 minutes of walking or 5 minutes of driving from Santa Elena town

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples who want to celebrate a special moment/occasion

The suite has a fully equipped kitchen, 1 bedroom with king-size bed, a coffeemaker, and a small refrigerator. Located in the middle of a lush 5+ acre property, the property ensures absolute privacy and tranquility. No wifi in the house. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Kapetsowa Container Loft near Monteverde Reserve

About this Airbnb: This is truly a unique space to stay at Monteverde, it is a piece of architectural design that catches the eye of every passerby. Located so close to Monteverde reserve, that its official parking lot for visitors is some meters/feet further out. The loft is equipped with luxury details that will make your stay a very pleasant one. The view of the horizon is amazing, and at night you can see fireflies and stars right from your bed.

Location: In the proximity to Monteverde Reserve

This Airbnb is perfect for: The loft has two queen beds next to each other and can accommodate up to 4 people.

The place itself is unique, it is a piece of architectural art, created specifically and well-thought for short stay visitors. The proximity to Monteverde Reserve is a rare find, the views, and the contact with nature will make your stay at this place an experience of a lifetime. This host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process. 

La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano

The leisurely district of Fortuna has the Arenal Volcano to spice up its life. After sleeping for hundreds of years, Arenal erupted in 1968 to destroy a whole town and the eruption continued all the time until 2010. It has been dormant ever since but it still attracts many visitors to the area.

Check out all the available stays in Fortuna and Volcano Arenal!

Luke’s Casa Tranquila Insolated Hub

About this Airbnb: Enjoy a unique stay for authentic travelers; 1-acre backyard visited by butterflies, toucans, red frogs with blue pants, hummingbirds, pollinators, etc. In the afternoons and mornings, you will hear howler monkeys. If you walk a little, you might see sloths and some more wild friends.

Location: 25 minutes of driving to La Fortuna

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples who need a few days off in a rural paradise

Find a wooden house in a quiet environment where you can connect with nature; see crops and get the tranquility that only the countryside offers. The humid, warm, and tropical climate gives you rain at any time. If you walk around, it is recommended to bring bug repellent, hiking shoes, a rain poncho, sunscreen, and a hat. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Sol y Verde Natural Lodge Cabaña Rustica

About this Airbnb: This small natural place is located on the slopes of the Children’s Eternal Rainforest and close to the Arenal Volcano, the land where the cabin is, is a very beautiful place full of nature and peace, it is 15000 meters of land accessible to the guests of the cabin.

Location: Children’s Eternal Rainforest

This Airbnb is perfect for: Solo travelers or couples looking to enjoy nature and privacy.

The place has a fully rustic cottage with a balcony overlooking the beautiful nature of the area, you can observe different animals such as sloths, toucans, lapas, and guirros. The cabin is equipped with a cooker, rice cooker, refrigerator, and basic utensils in addition to a shower with hot water. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Magic Villa Arenal & Private Jacuzzi

About this Airbnb: This beautiful, comfortable and quiet studio villa with an amazing volcano view right in front of, is located steps away from Sloth’s Territory. It’s conveniently close to all principal attractions but away enough to the noisy town.

Location: 10 minutes away from La Fortuna downtown

This Airbnb is perfect for: couples or families with one child.

The villa features a fully equipped kitchenette, wifi, a king-size bed; a comfortable single bed upon request, a/c, a private jacuzzi, a bathroom with a hot shower. The studio offers a beautiful “outside shower” complementing the space. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Cabaña con vista al árbol

About this Airbnb: This is a rustic cabin, very cozy, with a beautiful view of its green surroundings. It is located in a place surrounded by nature, where you can walk, and less than 50 meters away you can see a small lake, which has some varieties of fish, turtles, ducks, and birds that fly over the site and gardens.

Location: 5 minutes away from La Fortuna

This Airbnb is perfect for: Solo travelers or couples

The cabin has a small balcony ideal for having breakfast or enjoying outdoors in the afternoons. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Casa Rural El Mirador

About this Airbnb: Casa Rural El Mirador is nestled in an immense private property, where you can hike and observe different species of birds. The area’s biggest attractions are located around it, such as ziplines, Fortuna River Falls, canyoning, hot springs, national park, hanging bridges. From its porch you will have the best view of our main attraction Arenal Volcano, El Mirador Rural Cabana offers you a relaxed and tranquil stay, Pura Vida!!!

Location: 3 kilometers away from La Fortuna

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or groups of up to 4 (there is a couch)

Guests can walk through the garden and the fruit tree area with peace of mind as it is part of the property, this will allow them to have a good picture of a bird, insect, or sand volcano. Use sunscreen and mosquito repellent because if you decide to take an adventure tour or go in the forest. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Lake Cabin + Hot Springs

About this Airbnb: A nice cabin inside a lake with fish, ducks, and turtles. It is a place of peace and safety. It has easy access for every car and equipment with all you need to have a great vacation. In addition, their guests receive a day pass to Termalitas del Arenal hot springs.

Location: Just 3 km from Fortuna Town

This Airbnb is perfect for: Great option for families and couples

The cabin is equipped with a refrigerator, stencil, electric pan, microwave, blender, cooker, water heater, and all utensils necessary for cooking. It has air conditioning, fan, safe box, hot water, sofa bed, cable TV, wifi, balcony with hammock. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Avocado Treehouse Villa

About this Airbnb: This modern treehouse, nestled between 2 enormous avocado trees, offers an incredible experience with all the conveniences of a 5-star resort! From the balcony, you will enjoy an amazing view of the “Lost Mountain” – one of the areas volcanic mountain craters that houses the beautiful Fortuna Waterfall.

Location: 5 minutes away from downtown La Fortuna

This Airbnb is perfect for: Romantic couples

Wonderfully clean and stylishly designed with guests’ comfort in mind. Offering a comfortable queen-size bed, a beautiful balcony to enjoy the view and relax in with someone special, a full bath, and a luxurious tub outside with a beautiful view of the rainforest! There is a mini-fridge, coffee maker, wifi, and air conditioning for your comfort and convenience. Also, a couple of hammocks to chill out! The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Tropical suite with jacuzzi

About this Airbnb: The place is quiet, in the middle of the countryside. Surrounded by pure nature and a great spot for bird lovers. The room has open views of the rainforest, is quiet and spacious. Perfect for relaxing after a tour day. Luxury in the middle of the rainforest at a great price.

Location: 5-minutes drive from La Fortuna Waterfall

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples looking for a bit of luxury in the rainforest

They have 30.000 m² of tropical gardens and 30.000 m² of primary and secondary rainforest. This room has open views of the rainforest. There is a great view of the volcano from all the property. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process

Punta Arenas

A lively port town on the Pacific coast is a meeting point for both those who wish to enjoy the beach and water sports and those who want to sip coffee and chat with friends.

Check out all the available stays in Puntarenas!

Colonial Palace

About this Airbnb: The famous “Perla del Pacifico” is a private palace with a gorgeous view of the Gulf of Nicoya, the surrounding mangroves, and mountains – an ideal place to relax! It is a restored historical mansion, built in the early twentieth century and declared a “national heritage” in 2002.

Location: Punta Arenas, the public beaches of Puntarenas are 400 yards away

This Airbnb is perfect for: Groups or families of up to 4

You may choose to sleep in the “red room” with two single beds or the “blue room” with a queen-size bed. The rate applies per guest per night and includes a marvelous breakfast. You have full access to a great kitchen, dining room, library, jacuzzi, patio, and garden with grill-pavilion. There is a boat docked in the back, ready to take you to uninhabited islands, mangroves, and virgin beaches. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Nimbu Loft

About this Airbnb: Nimbu Loft is a minimalist, safe and ideal space to rest, go out of the city or enjoy the views of the Pacific Ocean. It is connected with the best islands and beaches in the gulf.

Location: 1 km from Paseo de los Turistas

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or families of up to 4 (there are two double beds in the bedroom)

The studio is located on the sand right on the sea, so you can enjoy security, tranquility, sunsets, and a lot of nature. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Playa Tamarindo and Playa Flamingo

Let’s be honest -everybody could spend a day (or ten) on the beach. The Gold Coast of Costa Rica is inviting with many options to stay.

Check out all the available stays in Playa Flamingo and Tamarindo!

El Pasito Cabinas

About this Airbnb: You have probably already dreamt of relaxing in a swimming pool just for you, taking full advantage of a large and private terrace in the heart of a tropical garden, listening to the birdsong and the howler monkeys!

Location: Playa Potrero

This Airbnb is perfect for: Solo travelers or couples

The bungalow is located in the city of Potrero, which has remained traditional, still protected from the tourist attendance of Tamarindo, and close to the beautiful beaches of beautiful beaches such as Potréro, Flamingo, or Conchal. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Dramatic Ocean Views Condo

About this Airbnb: Wake up to breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean in this magnificently decorated 2-bedroom condo. From the main living area, large balcony, and master bedroom, one can see dramatic sunsets, exotic islands, and the waves crashing on as many as five beaches. These views will take your breath away!

Location: Flamingo Towers

This Airbnb is perfect for: Two couples or a family of up to 4.

The condo comes with a master bedroom, a secondary bedroom, a well-equipped which opens up beautifully into the dining area and the main living area. Beautiful full-length sliding glass doors open to reveal the expansive balcony, complete with a 6-person dining table and gorgeous chaises and lounge chairs. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Sukha Loft

About this Airbnb: The new Boho Chic modern style apartment is surrounded by nature and perfectly located at just 500 meters from Brasilito beach, 5 mins from Conchal and Flamingo beaches, seated in the privacy of a 3-acre lot in a luxury gated community near restaurants, supermarkets, and popular local attractions.

Location: 500 meters from Brasilito beach

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples looking to indulge in some luxury

This is a modern stylish apartment in a secluded area of a guarded complex. The water in the pool can be quite cold, as some of the guests shared. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Brasilito Casa House Beach

About this Airbnb: Close to the magnificent Playa Conchal, with an excellent location in the middle of nature, in a wooded park, ideal for sunsets. This is a wooden house with a fully equipped kitchen, living room, two bedrooms, bathroom with outdoor shower, separate toilet, and a terrace.

Location: 20 minutes from Tamarindo, 15 minutes walk from Brasilito Beach

This Airbnb is perfect for: Two couples or a family of up to 4

You are just a few minutes from the most beautiful beaches of Guanacaste. Possibilities of boat trips or catamarans to go see whales and dolphins, diving among the rays, and a multitude of fish. A/C comes with an additional charge. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Casa de Arroz

About this Airbnb: This beautifully renovated studio apartment is situated on the 1st floor of Casa de Arroz, a charming colonial homemade into 4 private studio apartments each with its own entrance. Just 2.5 blocks to the beach and 1 block to the grocery, restaurants, and nightlife, but tucked away on a quiet street and surrounded by Costa Rica’s unique wildlife!

Location: Tamarindo

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or groups of 3 (there’s a couch)

Casa de Arroz is one of Tamarindo’s older colonial-style homes and it is ideally located 300 meters away from the beach. No need for a rental car – everything is just a short walk away or you can use the bikes provided. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Zen Garden Tamarindo

About this Airbnb: Enjoy the quiet neighborhood of Langosta, your tranquil getaway from the hustle and bustle of Tamarindo, but just a short 2 minutes ride from the excitement. Disconnect and enjoy the tranquility of the beach 2 blocks away from the property. Zen Garden Tamarindo consists of four private villas Bali style. The pool, located in the middle of the property, is equipped with a jacuzzi.

Location: Langosta, Tamarindo

This Airbnb is perfect for:

Each villa includes a master bedroom with a comfy king-sized bed and a living room with a fully equipped kitchen to cook if you feel like it. The villas are closed off by a gate that can remain closed for privacy or be opened up to enjoy the gardens and the pool. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Montezuma and Cabo Blanco

The Nicoya Peninsula has many gem places to attract visitors, so if you’re up for white-sand beaches, good surfing waves, national parks with endless beauty – head to Montezuma and Cabo Blanco National Park.

Check out all the available stays in Montezuma and Cabo Blanco!

Lodge Estrella

About this Airbnb: Amazing location in a tropical garden, only 3 minutes walk from one of the loveliest beaches in Montezuma, surrounded by nature with wildlife visiting constantly. It sits on 2 acres of land with mango trees that attract monkeys agouties, coaties, and many varieties of birds. You will enjoy all the sights and sounds of the jungle.

Location: Just a short walk away from Montezuma beach

This Airbnb is perfect for: A romantic getaway for 2 people who want quiet and relaxing holidays

The lodge has a fully equipped kitchen, a bedroom with a queen bed, wifi, a terrace with a table, chairs, hammock. Furniture is made of exotic wood. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Casacolores one-bedroom cottage

About this Airbnb: This is a family-run property in a quiet neighborhood a short distance from the lively village of Montezuma. You will enjoy the sounds of monkeys and birds while chilling in the hammock.

Location: Just outside Montezuma

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, and families (with one child).

Guests are very happy with the hospitality of the hosts and the surrounding area. You might wish to stay longer. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Green Moon Lodge

About this Airbnb: Green Moon Lodge is a stunning jungle dome in Montezuma that will take your breath away! Built and decorated with artwork done by the host herself and local artists, this is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the surrounding jungle.

Location: Located 3 minutes uphill from Montezuma center and beaches.

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or solo travelers who want to enjoy this artsy place and the surrounding nature.

The bedroom has large, round windows to lounge in and a roof that opens for stargazing!! The bathroom is magical. The spacious living room and kitchen open up to a lush tropical garden with monkeys passing by. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Casa Astrid Beach Front

About this Airbnb: The European-rustic beach house is right on Cabuya beach. Casa Astrid’s open-air cathedral ceilings and french doors, which span the ocean side of the house, allow for wonderful light and ventilation. The spacious covered deck is ideal for dining or relaxing in one of the various hammocks, or lounge chairs. 

Location: Cabuya beach, 7km from Montezuma

This Airbnb is perfect for: Two bedrooms, one with a double bunk bed, and a built-in couch provide sleeping space for up to 6 guests.

Cabuya boasts a number of great little cafes, restaurants, bakeries, and stores. The beach in front of the house is unusual in that there is a rocky shelf that extends out for about 50 meters. There are no strong tides or big waves. The beach changes dramatically as the tide goes out. It is lovely for swimming around high tide and fun for exploring and wading at low tide. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Iguana Cabin

About this Airbnb: Lovely cabin near Cabo Blanco and Cabuya Island, only 15-20 minutes away from each Montezuma, Mal Pais, and Santa Teresa. This cabin has a kitchenette, a comfortable queen size bed on the main level, and 2 twin beds in the loft. There’s an open-air bathroom with a hot water shower.

Location: Cabo Blanco

This Airbnb is perfect for: Families of up to 4

Our area is very natural and “in the jungle”. The road access, as in any other secluded area in Costa Rica is bumpy at best. They have many animals living on our property, these may include lizards, birds, monkeys, insects, and a little dog Salchicha. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

San Jose

The good old capital of Costa Rica and its surroundings might be on your itinerary for one reason or another. No matter if you’re pursuing business affairs or looking for a retreat close to the city – you’ll find great accommodation for those.

Check out all the available stays in San Jose!

Double bed loft

About this Airbnb: Loft in a private secure household complex with parking and private security that has a beautiful garden with many trees where squirrels and a diversity of birds live in. Lovely decking to the garden area ideal to chill with a glass of wine, take the sun in the morning with your breakfast, or work from your laptop.

Location: Just 3 km from the international airport

This Airbnb is perfect for: 1 to 4 people – there are two king-size beds

Due to proximity to the airport, it’s ideal for travelers just arriving in Costa Rica, about to go back home, or to explore the Central Valley; great for business travelers, too. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Moderno y confortable

About this Airbnb: Enjoy the convenience of the apartment and its amenities in a modern, safe, and parking environment, close to restaurants, cafés, supermarkets, and en route to volcanoes and mountains.

Location: Curridabat, San Jose

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couple or families with 1 toddler

Guests enjoy the amenities such as the rooftop pool, gym, the views, the security of the complex, and the communication with the host. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Rainforest Cabin in Escazu

About this Airbnb: This small cozy apartment is situated in the middle of the chic and urban neighborhood of Escazu. However, its setting is absolutely beautiful. The cabin is surrounded by rainforest. You might find squirrels, iguanas, and birds. Entering the cabin is an adventure, you will cross a small wooden bridge and get the absolute Costa Rican experience.

Location: Escazu, just outside of San Jose

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or families of up to 4

The house is surrounded by gardens and fruit trees. The apartment overlooks the river, which makes it unique in its location since being very close to commercial areas maintains its ecological condition.

Breathtaking Boutique Apartment

About this Airbnb: An apartment located on the 9th floor with panoramic views of the city and the mountains not only of Heredia but Alajuela (including La Sabana National Stadium).

Location: Sabana-Rohrmoser, San Jose

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or solo travelers

 The guests have access to a lounge and co-work area with wifi and panoramic view, 3 social areas for meetings, barbecues and parties, and a panoramic view pool. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Jaco, Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park

This is probably our favorite region of Costa Rica – all the greenery your eyes can handles, many species to spot, beaches to chill out, and colorful buses to connect the different places. We recommend a stay with a view towards the ocean for the best sunsets in Costa Rica!

Check out all the available stays in Jaco, Quepos, and Manuel Antonio National Park!

El California studio

About this Airbnb: The California studio used to be a hotel and now is a surfers guest house, sister operation to Tortuga Surf camp, this is the base for the camp’s equipment and some of its staff, making this a very unique place to stay and enjoy your time in Costa Rica with true locals.

Location: A short walk from Jaco beach

This Airbnb is perfect for: Solo travelers or a couples who want to catch or spot a good wave

This is a very cute small studio-like apartment with its own kitchen and bathroom, perfect to travel on a budget yet staying in a nice clean area and in the best part of Jaco beach. No A/C but there is literally 5 min walk to the beach and 10 minutes to town where all restaurants and shops are. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

The New Yellow House

About this Airbnb: The Yellow House is on the 2nd floor, Jaco town center and beach are all within 700 meters, There are many tasty restaurants, clubs, casinos, tours – all within walking distance. The hosts welcome all responsible guests.

Location: Walkable distance to the center of Jaco

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or families of up to 4 (there’s a sofa and a queen bed)

The unit is upstairs which offers a little more privacy, however, the hosts do live on the property, offering maintenance and other services, they also have a small dog. The hosts committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Finca Anita Rainforest Lodge

About this Airbnb: Exclusive private property with great views, secondary forest, birdwatching, monkeys, a great place for couples to stay while enjoying Quepos/Manuel Antonio area. Great for relaxing after a hot day of hiking.

Location: 10 minutes away from Quepos downtown, 15 minutes from Manuel Antonio National Park

This Airbnb is perfect for: Trios, Couples, and solo travelers, searching for relaxing stays

Breakfast is included (a typical Costa Rican dish). The ocean-view pool on top of the unit is also available. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Tree House, Manuel Antonio

About this Airbnb: Enjoy your stay in Costa Rica how it should be! Nestled in the lush jungle, with wildlife close to reach, in total peace and harmony with nature! The lovely wooden structure has a great porch to watch the monkeys, sloths, iguanas, birds, and more. 

Location: Above Marina Quepos, 10 minutes away from Quepos

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or solo travelers who are nature- and animal lovers

There is a shared swimming pool. Only in a short distance, walking or by car/taxi, you reach Quepos downtown. Frequent public busses take you to the famous beaches and National Park of Manuel Antonio. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Villa Falling Water

About this Airbnb: The casa is in the primary jungle canopy, perched above the fork of two creeks. From inside this minimalist villa with walls of glass, you will be looking at your private 25’ foot waterfall plunging into a natural pool. Adjacent to the pool is your private lounging/yoga platform.

Location: 7 minutes of off-road driving to the coastal highway, 15 mins from Playa Dominical

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples looking for secluded and close to nature experience

The villa boasts a fully equipped kitchen with granite counters, a water filter system, and stainless appliances. Ceilings soar to 14’feet. The private bedroom opens to the living area. As well as a loft area with a second bed accessed by ‘’floating stairs’’. 4×4 is required to get there. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Corcovado National Park

The Corcovado National Park is considered one of the world’s most biodiverse regions with wildlife including scarlet macaws, tapirs, jaguars, squirrel monkeys, and many many more. You can roam its hiking trails, hike through tropical forests, sail its stormy seas, encounter crocodiles on its beaches, get soaking wet in five minutes of rain. Absolutely magical place where you should stay!

Check out all the available stays in Corcovado National Park!

Caña Hut

About this Airbnb: In the primary rainforest (7.5 ha) the host Anja and team have built some housing with a producing farm. In the immediate vicinity of the accommodation you can watch monkeys, birds, sloths, butterflies, frogs, etc., or swim in the nearby Pacific Ocean (200 m). 

Location: Agujitas de Drake / Drake Bay

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or solo travelers

The cabin has a wooden floor and is otherwise, as well as the fittings, made of cane by hand. The roof has a transparent part for giving sufficient light, its height and tall trees provide a fresh and airy climate. A fan gives additional ventilation. The accommodation also has a mosquito net and mattress protector. It has a covered outdoor area with a bench, table, and hammock, also a private garden. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Pejibaye Hut

About this Airbnb: In the very same tropical garden and rainforest as the above, hosted by Anja and team, there’s the special half-open to the jungle hut called Pejubaya. We stayed there on our trip to Costa Rica and can’t be more excited about it as one of the most unusual places to stay!

Location: Aguajitas de Drake / Drake Bay

This Airbnb is perfect for: Two or three travelers (there’s a bed outside on the porch)

The Pejibaye Cabin is located on the edge of our tropical garden and is half-open to the jungle, with only a beautifully designed patio bordering this property. Here you are right in the jungle! In the upper part, there is a bunk bed, in the lower one – a single bed. All beds have mosquito nets and mattress protectors. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Rustic cabina 400 meters from the beach

About this Airbnb: A simple rustic cabaña at walking distance to an authentic quiet beach on a 40 acres reserve where you can observe a lot of wildlife. Cañaza is a little village with a football field, a couple of churches, and a general store. Corcovado touches Cañaza and the Golfo Dulce is lovely! 

Location: Cañaza

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or trios

Rustic cabin with beds with mosquito nets, a kitchen, and a shower. They can provide you with a cooler and a gas stove. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Now let’s travel to the Caribbean coast and meet Puerto Viejo. Not only will you meet amazing beaches, surfing spots, and hip crowds, but you will also experience the unique blend of Latino, Afro-Caribbean, and Bribri indigenous cultures.

Check out all the available stays in Puerto Viejo!

Casa Bucanville

About this Airbnb: The house, made of wood and local materials, is newly built and only a 2-minute walk away from Playa Negra. It is fresh and bright thanks to the large windows that give a breathtaking view of the surrounding banana.

Location: 1.3 km from downtown Puerto Viejo

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or solo travelers

The house has a fully equipped kitchen. It offers wifi and parking, it is equipped with mosquito nets. The bathroom is private and complete with a shower and toiletries. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Lovely apartment in the jungle

About this Airbnb: Casa Caribe is the best of both beach and jungle, close to the center of town. This apartment is located near the ocean, in the jungle, birds will wake you up, sometimes monkeys too, if you are lucky you might see a sloth in the garden, colorful birds, and beautiful flowers.

Location: 5 minutes by walk from Puerto Viejo

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or solo travelers

Large room with a wide corridor/balcony, hammock, and an excellent view of the forest 100 meters from the sea. Private bathroom with hot water, a double bed with mosquito net, private kitchen, fan, free parking, wifi. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

Casita Limon

About this Airbnb: The Limon house is new Caribbean-style construction located 2 km away from the center of Puerto Viejo, away from the noise and surrounded by lots of nature and wildlife – monkeys, hummingbirds, toucans, frogs, kinkajous.

Location: 2 kilometers from downtown Puerto Viejo

This Airbnb is perfect for: Couples or solo travelers

The house has a room with a double bed, a private bathroom with a shower and hot water, and a fully equipped kitchenette overlooking the garden. The host committed to Airbnb’s 5-step enhanced cleaning process.

So those were more than 40 amazing Airbnbs in Costa Rica in the following regions: Monteverde, La Fortuna and Volcano Arenal, Punta Arenas, Playa Flamingo and Tamarindo, Montezuma and Cabo Blanco, San Jose, Jaco and Quepos, Corcovado National Park, and Puerjo Viejo de Talamanca. Let us know if you find another great Airbnb for this list!

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