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Top 10 Hotels in Carara

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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
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3 out of 5
Pastor Diaz Ave, Jaco, Puntarenas
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$166
per night
Sep 25 - Sep 26
3.6/5Good! (394 reviews)

"The service from the staff was excellent specially from the Pamela Amador who was a top class bar tender and waitress. This is the type of personnel who makes the difference. 2 thumbs up for her."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019

Best Western Jaco Beach All-Inclusive Resort
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4 out of 5
800 metros norte del Banco de Costa Rica, Jaco, Puntarenas
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$236
per night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
4.2/5Excellent! (847 reviews)

"Very accommodating and Friendliness of the staff. Great overall experience."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Croc's Resort and Casino - All Inclusive
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4 out of 5
2 Km South from Cruce de Herradura, towards Jaco and 1 km East, Pueblo Nuevo, Jaco, Puntarenas
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$76
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Sep 23 - Sep 24
4.6/5Exceptional! (409 reviews)

"This is not the first time I stay at Pumilio, and I always enjoy my time there. From Laura the owner to the support staff at the breakfast area, the cleaning staff and the front desk, they'll be kind and courteous and do anything within their reach to make your time at Pumilio more comfortable. The ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Pumilio Mountain & Ocean Hotel
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4 out of 5
500 Metros Este de la Pops, Calle Lapa Verde, Jaco, Puntarenas
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$71
per night
Oct 1 - Oct 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (863 reviews)

"Nice smaller condo/resort. Staff were really nice. 10 min walk to town center. Good food and very accessible. We booked a 1-bedroom with plunge bath. Those suites face away from the pool and are over a busy road. Across the road there is construction ongoing and is very loud. We asked to be moved ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery
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3 out of 5
Punta Leona Garabito, Tarcoles, Puntarenas
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$106
per night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
3.9/5Very Good! (445 reviews)

"1. The hotel staff were very friendly. 2. One thing to keep in mind is that this is a family oriented resort. You will see a lot of families come during the weekend from around Costa Rica. 3. The food in general was delicious. The buffet had different themes every night. (This is not a surprise though, ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2019

Hotel Punta Leona
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3.5 out of 5
El Roble 23, Barranca, Puntarenas
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$150
per night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
4/5Very Good! (1,110 reviews)

"Everything was there under the same roof. Facility was awsome and hospatility was great including best foods and drinks."…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Fiesta Resort Central Pacific - All Inclusive
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3 out of 5
Cerros de Turrubares, Carara, San Jose
$115
per night
Sep 23 - Sep 24
4.7/5Exceptional! (16 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
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4 out of 5
Central Pacific 5 miles before Jaco, Jaco, Puntarenas
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$152
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Sep 24 - Sep 25
4.6/5Wonderful! (474 reviews)

"This property has it all!! Whale watching, toucan, macaws, fabulous foods & outstanding service!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

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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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