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Carara, San Jose, Costa Rica

Top 10 hotels in Carara

Rainforest Glamping. Where Luxury Meets Adventure
Jaco Christmas Special
Carara, San Jose (province)
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Costa Rican dream.

"Beautiful, comfortable property. Has everything one needs at the house for relaxing, including the blender for the Pina Colladas. The views are unforgettable, and the daily visits from the toucans and macaws makes this a wondeful place to enjoy your Costa Rican vacation."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2019

Jaco Christmas Special
Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort
4.5 out of 5
800 Meters West, From Herredura Bay Entrance, Jaco, Puntarenas
$216
per night
Mar 23 - Mar 24
4.4/5Wonderful! (483 reviews)

"Beautiful spot and manicured grounds. Rooms are dated and floor tile is rough shape."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort
Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery
4 out of 5
500 Metros Este de la Pops, Calle Lapa Verde, Jaco, Puntarenas
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$113
per night
Mar 17 - Mar 18
4.4/5Wonderful! (972 reviews)

"Excellent service and very friendly staff. Location is a short walk to the beach, about 8 or 10 minutes.."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery
Jacó Lodge
3 out of 5
100 mts South of Pinturas Sur, end of the street, Jaco, Puntarenas
$49
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
3.7/5Good! (215 reviews)

"I Ike this property it’s nice, cozy and small. The one thing I hated was the roosters not letting me sleep.. other than that the place was great. Maybe next time I go I’ll get a different room."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

Jacó Lodge
Terraza Del Pacifico Hotel
3 out of 5
3 km south of El Arroyo gas station on, the way to Quepos, Playa Hermosa, Jaco, Puntarenas
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$87
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
3.7/5Good! (167 reviews)

"View of ocean, nice restaurant facing beach, friendly helpful staff, spacious rooms. Beautiful beach. Really nice resort."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Terraza Del Pacifico Hotel
Hotel Punta Leona
3 out of 5
Punta Leona Garabito, Tarcoles, Puntarenas
$129
per night
Mar 5 - Mar 6
3.9/5Very Good! (472 reviews)

"Something I didn’t understand until I got there was that this is not a hotel, it’s a community. It includes apartments and condos for rent a pool complex and access to the beach. The apartment itself was nice and spacious and fully equipped. My only negative comment would have to beRegarding the ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Hotel Punta Leona
Croc's Resort and Casino
4 out of 5
800 metros norte del Banco de Costa Rica, Jaco, Puntarenas
$220
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4.2/5Excellent! (909 reviews)

"I would have liked for there to be Chairs and umbrellas out by ocean. Long way to ocean. Couldn’t carry chair. Beautiful beach. Would have spent time at beach instead of pool"…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Croc's Resort and Casino
Macaw Lodge an Authentic Ecolodge
3 out of 5
Cerros de Turrubares, Carara, San Jose
$159
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4.7/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"A beautiful place to get away from the crowds at all the national parks. It’s about an hour up a bumpy dirt road so i definitely recommend a vehicle with 4 wheel drive. The staff is very friendly and accommodating! They grow most of the food on site, and each meal is fresh and delightful. There are ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019

Macaw Lodge an Authentic Ecolodge
Hotel Tramonto
3.5 out of 5
Playa Hermosa, Jaco, Puntarenas
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$96
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4/5Very Good! (322 reviews)

"This property is fine for what it was for us - which was a stop over on our drive from Manuel Antonio to San Jose. The room was clean, breakfast was good and the best part was that it's directly across from the beach. Beautiful sunsets on Playa Hermosa! For a one-night stay, this hotel is totally ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

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Visiting Carara

Visitors are sure to enjoy all that Carara has to offer. In Carara, there are 2 hotels and other accommodations to choose from. The closest major airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 30.8 mi (49.5 km) from the city center. The next closest is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 32.7 mi (52.6 km) away.

Sightseeing and Staying in Carara

Places to visit in the larger region include Hacienda las Agujas, Canopy Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park, and Carara National Park. In the area, you'll also find Auto Mercado Herradura and Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park.

As you start planning your visit to Carara, the best accommodation may not be in the heart of the city but you'll find 531 hotels and other lodging options within the local area. Listed here are places to stay in the region:

  • Macaw Lodge an Authentic Ecolodge is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from central Carara. This 3-star lodge in Carara features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Our customers like its convenient parking and helpful staff.
  • Casa Once -large 6 BR Ocean View Casa - Private Pool - Beachfront Community is located 7.4 mi (11.8 km) from the heart of Carara. This 4-star resort in Jaco features a full-service spa, a casino, and 3 restaurants. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and central location.
  • Croc's Resort and Casino- All Inclusive is 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the center of Carara. This 3.5-star hotel in Jaco features 2 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, and 2 restaurants. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and dining options.

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