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Top 10 Hotels in Baru

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1.5 out of 5
50 Metros Sur de Puente Hamaca, Baru, San Jose
$15/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"Staff was friendly and super willing to help. This place is a sanctuary in the middle of the tropical forest. All you need to live a happy life is in there."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2019

Cascada Elysiana - Hostel
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Baru, San Jose (province)
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Nauyaca Waterfall House
Image for Ocean View Condo 3 at Cascada Azul , Pool, Waterfall,gated Community, AC
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great, convenient place to stay on the Central Coast!

"My husband and I had a great stay at Cascada Azul! If you happen to coming to Costa Rica to look at retirement options, I can highly recommend staying here. It is very convenient just up the hill from Dominical Beach which gives you access not only to Central zone beach communities but also the Southern ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2018

Ocean View Condo 3 at Cascada Azul , Pool, Waterfall,gated Community, AC
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Baru, San Jose (province)
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4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
Amazing gateway to relaxation

"We just spent 3 weeks in paradise. This amazing place is close to great restaurants, shopping, and trails but far enough away that you are truly staying in a jungle. We have been to Costa Rica 8 times and have never seen wildlife like we have seen Waterfall Villa and Jungle Retreat."…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2018

Waterfall Villa & Jungle Retreat
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Platanillo, San José Province
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Paradiselodge - Main House
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3 out of 5
Platanillo de Baru, 10 km from Playa Dominical, Baru, Puntarenas
$69/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
3.9/5Good! (68 reviews)

"IT IS AT THE WATERFALL HIKE ENTRANCE............................................................................................................................................"…"

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

Natuga Ecolodge and Natural Reserve
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2.5 out of 5
Platanillo de Barú de Perez Zeledón, Baru
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$35/night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
3.7/5Good! (6 reviews)
Simple cabins in secluded setting

"These are simple cabins in a beautiful rainforest setting. Keep in mind that there is no air conditioner or hot water (just a fan and screened windows), and the road in is steep dirt/gravel. Be sure to watch for signs as you are coming in or you will miss the road. The beds were not very comfortable, ..."…"

Reviewed on May 2, 2018

La Ceiba Ecoadventures
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3 out of 5
20 Km East of Playa Dominical, Baru, San Jose
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5/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Amazing place out in the jungle.

"When i heardvyou needed a 4x4 to get there, I said it was “my kind of place” It was fantastic both in the settin and the fantastic crew. Utterly amazing."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2018

Río Magnolia Nature Lodge
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Visiting Baru

Visitors to Baru are sure to enjoy the restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's waterfalls and beaches.

  • You'll find 230 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Dominical
  • The closest major airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 49 mi (78.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 53.5 mi (86.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Baru

A favorite place to visit in the city is Nauyaca Waterfalls. You'll also find Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary and Matapalo Beach in the area.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 28 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Baru. Below is a top accommodation based on our user reviews:

  • Natuga Ecolodge and Natural Reserve - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with a private balcony. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and helpful staff.

Dressing for Baru

  • 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
  • Baru gets about 72.76 inches of rain per year
  • April and May are usually the hottest months averaging 83°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 62°F

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