Luxury Costa Rica Villas & Vacation Rentals

The perfect stay
in Costa Rica

A delightfully lush and tropical country with a huge personality, Costa Rica is one of Central America’s jewels. With two distinct coastlines on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, and an interior that is filled with national parks and reserves, our Costa Rica villas place some of nature’s finest wonders right on your doorstep.

Estimated to contain around 5% of the world’s biodiversity, Costa Rica has become one of the most important eco-tourism destinations on the planet. Not only do people renting villas in Costa Rica come here for the incredible beaches and vibrant nightlife, but they also travel to this tiny country to see some of the rarest and most important ecosystems. From active volcanoes and mango forests to pristine beaches that are havens for rare turtles, Costa Rica is a green gem that just begs to be explored.

Friendly, welcoming, and charming, the towns, villages and hamlets that dot the country are each as unique as the flora and fauna that surrounds them. Our luxury Costa Rica villa rentals are perfectly positioned on the coasts to make the most of fabulous sunsets and tranquil panoramic ocean views, as well as placing you close to gourmet restaurants, attractions and sports activities that will keep the whole family happy.

Things you can’t miss
  • Experience the Monteverde Rainforest, the most famous Cloud Forest in the country.
  • Try white water rafting to discover the Costa Rican jungle from a new angle.
  • Plan an outing to Tamarindo, home to a spectacular surf and beach scene.

Our insider tips for Costa Rica

Costa Rica villas you will love

The villas

“For me, Costa Rica is the ultimate destination for both exploring and relaxing. I love hiking through the endless jungle landscapes and hearing the sounds of tropical birds. I also adore basking in the sun on the gorgeous white sand shores. For me, the perfect getaway is a mix of the two, which is exactly what Costa Rica provides.”

Mason Kramer Travel Advisor
Mason Kramer

Why stay with us?

Curated and inspected homes, villas & chalets
Luxury linen and toiletries
Round the clock support
Complimentary weekly clean
Dedicated concierge
Earn & redeem Accor ALL loyalty Reward points
Personal Meet & Greet
Complimentary medical support in partnership with AXA

Enhance your Costa Rica stay

Book additional services to make the most out of your trip. Add services at the time of booking or with your concierge before the stay.
Explore your dream destination with VIP car rental. Your dedicated concierge can arrange delivery of your rental car to your door on arrival.

Car rental

Let your dedicated concierge take all the hassle out of transfers so you can start your dream vacation from the moment you step off the plane.

Transfer

Why drive yourself when you can sit back and relax? Your personal chauffeur can take you to your destination’s best-kept-secret spots in real style.

Chauffeur

Looking forward to some treats and a bottle or two of wine? Your personal concierge can arrange grocery deliveries on arrival and during your stay.

Grocery delivery

Leave the little ones in safe hands while you enjoy some together time with our childcare services, led by experienced professionals.

Childcare

Birthdays or anniversaries deserve something special. Let your dedicated concierge arrange a cake or flower arrangement to celebrate.

Special occasion

While weekly housekeeping for all our homes and most of our villas & chalets is complimentary, we can always arrange more if needed.

Additional housekeeping

Find your inner peace with a massage or wellness treatment at your villa, or visit the destination’s best spas for some indulgent ‘you’ time.

Wellness/In-home spa

Essential information

When to visit

JAN
22°C
71F
FEB
23°C
73F
MAR
24°C
75F
APR
24°C
75F
MAY
24°C
75F
JUN
24°C
75F
JUL
23°C
73F
AUG
23°C
73F
SEP
23°C
73F
OCT
23°C
73F
NOV
23°C
73F
DEC
23°C
73F

Please note: these are the average temperatures reported but can vary greatly due to weather conditions, such as heat waves etc. We kindly invite you to contact us for more information, including confirmation that your chosen villa has air conditioning, to ensure a comfortable stay.

Best time to go

  • During spring: throughout the year, the temperatures in Costa Rica don’t change much, remaining at around 26 - 27°C (79 - 81°F). The only thing that varies is the rainfall, and that will also depend on your location. In the north of the country where you’ll find the densest jungles, humidity and rainfall during the spring can be relatively high, interspersed with dry spells. If your Costa Rica vacation rental is on the coast, you’ll benefit from cool winds that reduce the humidity and blow away any showers very quickly to reveal bright blue skies and sunny days.

  • During summer: during the summer, the ‘Green’ season starts in Costa Rica and rain showers can pop up unexpectedly, especially in the central valley. On the Caribbean coast, the Trade Winds blow in and reduce the humidity considerably, and the sea starts to warm from June onwards, making it ideal for snorkelling and diving.

  • During autumn: while September and October can be a little damp, especially in the tropical north, by November the ‘Green’ season draws to a close and the dry season starts. The days are sunny and warm, and showers are few and very brief, making this the start of the main travel season. Our Costa Rica villas and luxury vacation rental homes give you the chance to make the most of those balmy days on the beach, and the drier weather makes it ideal for adventures into the country’s interior to discover the plenitude of natural wonders here.

  • During winter: winter is a little bit of a misnomer in Costa Rica, as this is actually the driest and warmest time of the year, with rainfall barely registering and the thermometer firmly fixed at around 28°C (around 80°F). This is the time to explore places, such as Tortuguero National Park, or to go whale-watching to observe the humpback whales. Keep a look out for green macaws flying around Sarapiqui, and jewel-like hummingbirds darting around the garden of your luxurious rental villa.

How to get there

Make the journey as memorable as the arrival. Your dedicated concierge can arrange transportation from the closest airport to your Costa Rica villa.

By plane

Close to the capital of San José is Juan Santamaria Airport, the main arrival point for flights from around the world. For those with Costa Rica rental villas on the Pacific Northwest coast, the closest airport is Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport. Your dedicated concierge can arrange private transfers to your luxury villa or car hire upon arrival.

By car

Costa Rica’s road system is good, allowing you to easily explore the country by car. The legendary Pan-American Highway runs through the country from the northern border with Nicaragua to the Panama border in the south. If you’re planning to visit the jungles of the north or head off the beaten track, ask your concierge to book a vehicle with 4x4 capabilities.

Local tips

  • It’s good to remember that restaurants, cafes and soda shops (small local restaurants) always add 10% service charge and 13% tax on every bill.
  • Many of the roads in Costa Rica are dirt tracks with plenty of potholes, so it's worth renting a 4x4 if you plan on driving.
  • Although the Costa Rican Colones is the official currency of Costa Rica, almost everywhere will accept US Dollars; just be sure to check the exchange rate.
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