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Secluded Mountain Top House With Nature all Around
$55
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24
4.4/5Wonderful! (14 reviews)
Once we did the drive - it was gorgeous!

"The communication was amazing prior our visit and the directions were spot on! Thanks! Not a full 5 stars as it is a working farm and we were woken up early 2 mornings (at 5am!). But the house and surrounding are beautiful and relaxing!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019

Secluded Mountain Top House With Nature all Around
Casa DE Campo Hidalgo Cerca DE Playas
Hotel El Regalo
3 out of 5
1,5 km del Cruce de Nicoya, Carretera Santa Cruz, Nicoya
$45
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25
3.6/5Good! (31 reviews)

"This property is a good stopping point along the way. The room was large and clean but the shower was cold. I did not have any problems with the rate and paid exactly as listed."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Hotel El Regalo
Montelaguna Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
Calle principal hacia Playa Carrillo, Samara, Guanacaste
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$123
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (79 reviews)

"Great location, great pool only 5 minutes walk to a very nice beach. Good breakfast. Very quiet place."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Montelaguna Boutique Hotel
Nammbú Beachfront Bungalows
3 out of 5
Playa Carrillo, Puerto Carrillo, Guanacaste
$180
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4.3/5Excellent! (169 reviews)

"This is our second stay at the property. Naambu presents itself as a higher end resort in the District of Puerto Carrillo. However, that shouldn’t dissuade you from looking at this property. Perhaps a bit pricey per night but it does have amenities others may not not have. For one, while not every ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Nammbú Beachfront Bungalows
Hotel Río Tempisque
2.5 out of 5
Pista 21, Nicoya
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4.2/5Very Good! (17 reviews)
Amazing view close to beach

"We got room 401 which has an amazing view Friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2018

Hotel Río Tempisque
The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel
3 out of 5
Playa Guiones, Nosara, Guanacaste
$241
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25
5/5Exceptional! (84 reviews)

"It’s a beautiful new property and the staff are great."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel
Hotel Boutique Lagarta Lodge
4 out of 5
Nosara, Guanacaste, Nosara
$276
per night
Mar 23 - Mar 24
4.8/5Exceptional! (109 reviews)

"Loved the property & staff. The surrounding jungle and beaches were gorgeous!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Hotel Boutique Lagarta Lodge
Hotel Playa Negra
3.5 out of 5
Playa Negra, Paraiso, Veintisiete de Abril, Guanacaste
$100
per night
Mar 10 - Mar 11
4/5Very Good! (145 reviews)

"A quiet family friendly beachfront property that offers total relaxation."…"

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Hotel Playa Negra
Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection
4.5 out of 5
Punta Islita, Islita, Bejuco, Guanacaste
$399
per night
Mar 9 - Mar 10
4.7/5Exceptional! (108 reviews)

"Wonderful stay in Punta Islita! Sad to leave the beautiful property."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Hotel Punta Islita, Autograph Collection
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Visiting Nicoya

Visitors can enjoy all that Nicoya has to offer including the parks, monuments, and museums. In Nicoya, there are 3 hotels and other accommodations to choose from. The closest major airport is in Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), 31.8 mi (51.2 km) from the city center.

Sightseeing and Staying in Nicoya

A couple of favorite places to visit are Nicoya Colonial Church and Recaredo Briceno Park. You'll also find Barra Honda National Park and El Viejo Wetlands in the area.

Below is a top place to stay based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hotel Río Tempisque - This 2.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and pool.

Dressing for Nicoya

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 83°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 61°F
  • From April to June, the average is 84°F during the day and 64°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 81°F during the day and 63°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 80°F as the daytime average and 62°F as the nighttime average
  • Nicoya gets about 72.76 inches of rain per year
  • April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 83°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 62°F

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